Results deadline sticking point in major North Dakota election bill | Govt-and-politics

Results deadline sticking point in major North Dakota election bill | Govt-and-politics

House Bill 1253 is an 81-page bill with numerous changes for election administration. North Dakota County Auditors Association Executive Director Donnell Preskey Hushka said “95% of this bill is good, it’s doing... Read more »

Trump ‘money bomb’ scheme raised millions from unwitting donors – report | US elections 2020

Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign used pre-checked boxes and obscure design on fundraising emails to wring millions of dollars out of unwitting supporters, detonating a “money bomb” which allowed the Republican to... Read more »
Could Women Save the GOP by Running for Office? (With Kodiak and Ariel Hill-Davis)

Could Women Save the GOP by Running for Office? (With Kodiak and Ariel Hill-Davis)

For years, Democrats have provided training and resources to women looking to run for office through organizations like EMILY’s List. Republicans have not, and the current demographics of Congress show the results.... Read more »
Maine GOP rejects censure of Sen. Susan Collins after her vote to convict Trump

Maine GOP rejects censure of Sen. Susan Collins after her vote to convict Trump

Collins, who won a competitive reelection last fall in a state that President Joe Biden carried, escapes censure as some of her Republican colleagues in Congress have faced backlash at home, including... Read more »
Biden's infrastructure plans could bring billions of dollars to Minnesota

Biden’s infrastructure plans could bring billions of dollars to Minnesota

Billions of dollars for public construction projects would come raining down on Minnesota in the coming years if President Joe Biden’s push for a massive infrastructure package is successful. Fresh off passing... Read more »
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Under its New Politics of Exclusion, The New Jersey Republican State Committee Joins the National Republican Suppress-the-Black-Vote Effort

There was an era when New Jersey Republicans could be proud of their party’s role in furthering the cause of ending discrimination against African-Americans.  And the high-water mark of that era in... Read more »
U.S. Joins Allies to Punish Chinese Officials for Human Rights Abuses

U.S. Joins Allies to Punish Chinese Officials for Human Rights Abuses

WASHINGTON — The United States placed sanctions on top Chinese officials on Monday, as part of a multinational effort to punish Beijing for human rights abuses against the largely Muslim Uyghur minority... Read more »
Ted Cruz To Republicans: Do Not Compromise On Harsher Voting Restrictions

Ted Cruz To Republicans: Do Not Compromise On Harsher Voting Restrictions

On an invitation-only call last week, Sen. Ted Cruz huddled with Republican state lawmakers to call them to battle on the issue of voting rights. Democrats are trying to expand voting rights... Read more »
Biden poised to announce first wave of nominations to reshape U.S. courts

Biden poised to announce first wave of nominations to reshape U.S. courts

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is poised to elevate a 50-year-old former public defender to a prominent appellate court seat as soon as next week, part of what officials say will be... Read more »
In Nascent Fight for the House, Both Parties Are Hoping Their Trump-Era Gains Hold

In Nascent Fight for the House, Both Parties Are Hoping Their Trump-Era Gains Hold

The two men leading their respective parties’ efforts for control of the House in 2022 almost sound like pollsters in their talk of demographics.  Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer, chairman of the National... Read more »