Colorado GOP deals blow to election denial movement

Colorado GOP deals blow to election denial movement

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans on Tuesday rejected two of the state’s most prominent election deniers, a setback for the movement to install those who echo former President Donald Trump’s lies about mass voter fraud in positions overseeing voting. Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, who gained national notoriety after her felony indictment for her role … Read more

2022 midterms Illinois primary election results: Governor

2022 midterms Illinois primary election results: Governor

CHICAGO – The race to be Illinois’ next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won’t appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mask mandates, and former prosecutor Richard Irvin, the first Black mayor of Chicago’s largest suburb, each … Read more

Illinois Republicans to pick nominee to face Gov. JB Pritzker

Illinois Republicans to pick nominee to face Gov. JB Pritzker

CHICAGO – Illinois Republicans on Tuesday will choose a nominee to take on Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzkera billionaire who has spent millions trying to get the rival he wants and increase his already sizable advantage in the state this fall. Among the Republican front-runners is conservative state Sen. Darren Bailey, a farmer who received former … Read more

Bailey, Sullivan fire up supporters on eve of primary election

Bailey, Sullivan fire up supporters on eve of primary election

Bailey, Sullivan meet with supporters on eve of Illinois primary election If polling data is correct, Trump’s endorsement will only help Darren Bailey win by a wider margin than already expected. PLAINS, Ill. – The first thing Illinois Republican State Senator Darren Bailey did at the Plains Theater on the eve of the primary was … Read more

Harris emerges as top abortion voice, warns of more fallout

Harris emerges as top abortion voice, warns of more fallout

WASHINGTON (AP) — During Brett Kavanaugh’s 2018 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, then-California Sen. Kamala Harris asked the judge if he thought women’s privacy rights extended to choosing to have an abortion. Kavanaugh declined to answer. With Justice Kavanaugh now part of the court majority that voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and the senator now … Read more

More than 1 million voters switch to GOP in warning for Dems

More than 1 million voters switch to GOP in warning for Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political shift is beginning to take hold across the U.S. as tens of thousands of suburban swing voters who helped fuel the Democratic Party’s gains in recent years are becoming Republicans. More than 1 million voters across 43 states have switched to the Republican Party over the last year, according to … Read more

Wisconsin Democrats focus ire on Republican Sen. Johnson

Wisconsin Democrats focus ire on Republican Sen. Johnson

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats looking to unseat Republican Sen. Ron Johnson focused their attacks on him Sunday, and not each other, as the eight candidates made their case to party activists at the state convention held six weeks before the primary. The Democratic Senate candidates blasted Johnson for his attempt to deliver fake … Read more

2 GOP congressmen in Mississippi at risk of defeat in runoff

2 GOP congressmen in Mississippi at risk of defeat in runoff

MAGEE, Miss. (AP) — Congressional primary runoffs with incumbents are rare in Mississippi. This year, two of the state’s Republican representatives are fighting to keep their jobs in runoffs against challengers from their own party. U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo is seeking a seventh term and was considered vulnerable after being accused in a 2021 congressional … Read more