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Who is the King of Florida? Tensions rise between Trump and Ron DeSantis

For months, former President Donald J. Trump quietly grumbled with friends and visitors to his Palm Beach mansion about a rival Republican power center in another Florida mansion, about 400 miles north. Governor Ron DeSantis, a man Mr. Trump believes has put on the map, has acted much less like …

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Trump Rally highlights GOP tension over how to win in 2022

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Former President Donald J. Trump returned to Arizona, the birthplace of his political movement, on Saturday to headline a rally in the desert that was a stark testament to how he uplifted fringe beliefs and the politicians who propagated them — even as other Republicans openly fear …

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Westmoreland Republicans disappointed with current redistricting proposal

If State Rep. Bob Brooks, R-Murrysville, wants to continue representing the 54th Legislative District, he may have to move to southeastern Pennsylvania to do so. Under the House seat redistricting proposal in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, Brooks’ hometown of Murrysville would be split in two. It would be absorbed by …

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House Republicans’ campaign arm raised $140 million in 2021

The House Republicans campaign arm raised $140 million in 2021 and $17.9 million in December alone, setting a new record for the committee’s out-of-year fundraising, Axios has learned. Why is this important: The massive injection of cash into the Republican National Campaign Committee comes as House Republican leaders step up …

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Analysis: Republicans on the verge of success in 2022 midterm election

By BETHANY BLANKLEY THE PLACE DU CENTER CONTRIBUTOR (The Center Square) – With less than a year to go until the November 2022 midterm election, Republicans are in a position to win more seats than expected after the constituency redistribution is finalized in the states and 44 members of Congress, …

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I’m going from Republican to Independent in the US House race in Alaska. Here’s why.

In this October 6, 2021 photo, the light in the dome of the Capitol Dome is on, indicating that construction is continuing at Congress in Washington, DC (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite) I announced my campaign for Alaska’s sole seat in the United States House of Representatives on Independence …

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2 Republicans in AP: Wisconsin Sen. Johnson running for a 3rd term

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, one of former President Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters, has decided to run for a third term, two Republicans told The Associated Press on Friday knowing the plan. . Johnson has been coy about his intentions for months, but …

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Why Trump’s grip on the GOP is unmatched after the Capitol riot

After effectively ending his campaign fundraising in the wake of the Capitol Riot, Mr. Trump relaunched it on the day of his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. He raised nearly $ 3.5 million online that day, according to federal records – a one-day harvest that was not approached …

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Republicans are in great shape to win a majority in the House

With the redistribution – the ten-year redistribution of congressional seats – more than halfway over (31 states have finalized their lines for the next decade), the Cook Report released its first assessments of districts in states that have finished with the redistribution. The rankings suggest a clear Republican tendency at …

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Behavioral economics explains why people vote against their own interests.

Behavioral economics explains why people vote against their own interests. (Dennis Cook | AP photo) This Jan. 28, 1986 photo shows President Ronald Reagan in the Oval Office of the White House after a televised address to the nation about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion. | Dec 31 2021, 3:00 …

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Republican leaders slam Communist China for arrests of journalists: “Shows how scared they really are”

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Several Republican political leaders have spoken out against the Hong Kong police for arresting seven current and former employees of one of the city’s last pro-democracy newspapers and raiding their headquarters. Prominent Republican leaders torched the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) over the …

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With Republican gains, influence of West Virginia lawmakers on the rise

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – As Republicans prepare to take control of the Virginia House of Delegates, the influence of West Virginia lawmakers is on the rise. Republican success in the Nov. 2 election will bring new leaders to the House, and West Virginia lawmakers will lead the charge. “Over the …

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Summit County Republicans, Representative Democracy, COVID Vaccine

Party chairman creates confusion The endorsement of Kim Hoover in the May primary by the Chairman of the Summit County Republican Party was most regrettable. Numerous flyers and documents suggested the Republican Party was supporting someone against outgoing Republican incumbent Lisa Coates. Stow Coates Municipal Judge has been a loyal …

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Again, Democrats are trying to legislate and Republicans are obstructing

For the publisher: Well, Jonah Goldberg’s column urging Democrats to calm down after the “Build Back Better” defeat was very smart. He even allowed God a little apparition. I would just like to highlight a few small points. Goldberg says not only were one or two senators against President Biden‘s …

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Both Democrats and Republicans want Wisconsin personal property tax to end. They disagree on how to proceed | Government and politics

ADAM ROGAN ROOT – “I’ve heard a lot about our manufacturers and some in our tech industry… can we please repeal the personal property tax so we can let our manufacturers do more?” Racine County executive Jonathan Delagrave asked a panel of six state lawmakers on Wednesday. Personal property tax …

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Republicans are shamelessly working to overthrow democracy. Are Democrats Paying Attention? | voting rights in the United States

A dry running. A dress rehearsal. A practice shot. As the first anniversary of the Jan.6 uprising on Capitol Hill approaches, warnings abound of the danger of a repeat by Republicans. But even as Donald Trump loyalists besiege democracy with voting restrictions and attempt to take over the conduct of …

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Why are some LGBTQ people Republican? Why are they voting against their own community? / LGBTQ Nation

Peter BoykinPhoto: Facebook One of the lingering mysteries in politics is why the existence of LGBTQ Republicans. The party is addressing the religious right, which is working to roll back LGBTQ rights. The Trump administration has made the attack on LGBTQ progress a hallmark of its policies. Trump himself seemed …

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Minnesota Republicans call on Mayo Clinic to drop employee vaccination mandate

ST. PAUL – A group of 38 Republican lawmakers in Minnesota this week highlighted a letter they sent to the chief of the Mayo Clinic, urging the health care system to drop its mandate to vaccinate employees following other groups to across the country abandoning their demands. On Monday, December …

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Contest coming after Republicans from Lubbock Co. release final shortlist for March 2022 primary

** Lubbock County Republican Party press release ** Here is the full list of depositors for the March 1, 2022 Republican Party primary who filed after our last press release on December 10, 2021. Candidates for each office are listed in the order in which their candidacy was received. The …

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Republicans too scared of Trump to fix election laws

Mike Pence chairing the January 6 joint session of Congress governed by the Electoral Count Act of 1887. Photo: Saul Loeb – Pool / Getty Images After the chaos of the 2020 presidential election, you hope the one thing Democrats and Republicans would agree on is the need to clarify …

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Ohio House of Representatives Republicans reject support for proposed Lake Erie Icebreaker wind project

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Republicans in the Ohio House of Representatives have rejected the idea of ​​imposing a small surcharge on FirstEnergy customers in northeast Ohio that would be used to support a wind farm project in the Lake Erie known as the Icebreaker. Rep. Bill Seitz, Republican for the Cincinnati …

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Senate gives Rosenworcel a new FCC term, but Republicans aim to block Gigi Sohn

Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee on December 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. Getty Images | Chip Somodevilla The United States Senate today approved a new five-year term for Federal Communications Commission Chairman Jessica Rosenworcel. Today’s vote has …

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Mona Charen: Dr Oz charlatan the code of republican politics

Sean Parnell, the Trump anointed candidate for the Pennsylvania Senate, dropped out of the race after a child custody hearing that presented chilling details of his relationship with his ex-wife. Laurie Snell alleged that Parnell hit her, strangled her and hit one of their sons hard enough to leave a …

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The “best” Republicans don’t come

Republicans love a good ol ‘purity test. The party has long drawn inspiration from an endless array of scorecard groups that set the standard for GOP DNA and punish deviants–of Club for Growth To RNA To the Heritage Foundation. In the 2016 election, then-Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus feared …

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2022 is supposed to be a banner year for Republicans, so why are three of the region’s top Republicans having big contests?

If recent polls are to be believed, the 2022 midterm elections could be among the best ever for Republicans. So, while it’s unusual these days for Republicans to do extremely well in a deeply Democratic New England, if there was a time for an ambitious Republican to take a chance, …

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Democrats are ready but House Republicans say it’s pointless

Lawmakers this afternoon reacted differently to Gov. Kate Brown’s call for a special session on Dec. 13 to develop a plan to increase federal rent assistance for Oregon residents facing eviction. House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-Portland), who is running for governor and has made tackling the state’s housing shortage a …

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Reviews | Republicans have a golden opportunity. They’ll probably blow it up.

Last weekend, I reflected on what the Democratic Party should expect from politics after Covid – the hope of a resurgence in popularity for Joe Biden under normalized conditions, the danger that the party leftists are losing ground in several different demographic groups. Now, after a thank-you interlude, let’s take …

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Congressional Democrats use Republicans’ strategy in budget bill to take over ANWR leases

The coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in summer. (Loren Holmes / DNA) Almost exactly four years after Republicans used a budget bill to secure the rental of oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge through Congress with the lowest margin, Democrats are turning the tables. …

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Jan. 6 group donation shows Trump’s grip on attorneys general | Republicans

A key group of Republican attorneys general who donated $ 150,000 to co-sponsor the January 6 rally where Donald Trump pushed his bogus allegations of electoral fraud before the attack on Capitol Hill could attract the attention of a House committee investigating the events on or before the riot. The …

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The very public face of Republicans in North Carolina

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom journalists. North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson speaks about the “North Carolina Public Education Indoctrination” report during a press conference at the Legislative Building on …

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Representative Cori Bush calls for the expulsion of Republicans from the House who offered internship to Kyle Rittenhouse, saying his job is “more and more dangerous” every day

U.S. Representative Cori Bush, D-Mo., Speaks during an interview Friday, November 12, 2021 in Northwoods, Mo. Representative Bush claims on social media that white supremacists have shot protesters in Ferguson, Missouri , in 2014, but the city’s police chief says he was not aware of such an incident.AP Photo / …

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Republicans Across Country Join Fight To End Death Penalty

Criminal justice reform advocates celebrated this week when Oklahoma Governor Stitt granted clemency to death row inmate Julius Jones. Jones, who was convicted of murder in 1999, has always insisted on his innocence, and Gov. Stitt commuted his sentence hours ahead of schedule. Stitt deserves to be congratulated. And yet, …

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Will the Connecticut Republicans make any gains next year? – NBC Connecticut

The midterm elections are a challenge for the party that owns the White House. This means that the Democratic Party could have a lot to lose next year. What will this mean for the entire Connecticut Democratic delegation? “It could be quite devastating for the party,” said Gary Rose, professor …

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House of Commons Republican Leader Calls Lujan Grisham “Incompetent” | Local News

The gloves came off when the face shield was in place. The highest-ranking Republican in the New Mexico House of Representatives slapped Democratic Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on social media Monday after appearing in a nationwide TV interview wearing a mask while talking about a bill to $ 1 trillion …

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Bridgewater Republicans thank voters for 2021 re-election

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Republican candidates for Bridgewater Township Council Allen Kurdyla, Howard Norgalis and Filipe Pedroso thanked voters for their re-election in the 2021 race. “I want to thank the constituents of Bridgewater for the honor of re-electing me. I make the same commitment that I have made since my …

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Republicans keep apologizing to CEOs of big oil companies

GIF: Brian Kahn (David McNew / Getty) Republicans and fossil fuel interests have one, shall we say, comfortable love relationship. But that relationship went from snug to downright NSFW on Thursday in a hearing ostensibly on disinformation about fossil fuels. The House Oversight Committee hosted executives from four fossil companies …

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They ain’t a lot of Republicans like Powell

Confession: I was a Republican. I briefly became a year ago while living among the Ultrarawaks on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Their authoritarian dictates drove me crazy. And their narrow definition of economic interests as the rich versus the poor – with the middle class almost invisible – …

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Republican Tennessee lawmakers hope to fight local mask warrants and federal vaccine requirements in special session

NASHVILLE – When Tennessee lawmakers return to Nashville this week for another special session, the Republican supermajority is hoping to fight a federal mandate that big employers must demand employee vaccinations against COVID-19. Other issues for debate include proposals for intervention against school mask warrants, an issue already debated before …

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As Trump mocks last election, Republicans worry about next

Mr Reed said the former president’s comments that Republicans do not vote “should warrant sanction from the Republican National Committee.” He warned: “This will have a severe impact on the mid-term of 2022.” Tensions between Mr McConnell and Mr Trump have intensified in recent times, as the former president has …

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House Republicans target COVID-19 restrictions

Republicans at Tennessee House are rushing forward with a broad set of proposed restrictions on COVID-19 vaccination and mask warrants in a special session called to discuss economic incentives and government authority for the investment of Ford’s $ 5.6 billion. But the bill, HB8003, was doomed this week after gaining …

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North Carolina Republican convicted of “disgusting” anti-LGBTQ tirade | North Carolina

A senior Republican politician from North Carolina faces a wave of outrage and backlash, including calls for resignation, from elected officials and various human rights groups over his recent discriminatory comments comparing homosexuals and transgendered people to “dirt”. Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson, the state’s top Republican in a leadership position, …

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West Virginia Senate Republicans Divided Over Redistribution Cards | News, Sports, Jobs

State Senator Robert Karnes, R-Randolph, answers questions from the press Thursday regarding an amendment to the state Senate redistribution plan. (Photo courtesy of WV Legislative Photography) The Karnes / Tarr senatorial constituency amendment could be considered later today. (Map courtesy of the Senate Redistribution Committee) State Senator Robert Karnes, R-Randolph, …

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Rollins ‘US Attorney Appointment at Senate Republicans’ deadlock; Now he’s heading for the full Senate

Democrats rallied to the defense of Suffolk County Attorney Rachael Rollins on Thursday, but the Senate Judiciary Committee remained deadlocked on her nomination to become Massachusetts’ next U.S. attorney after Republicans challenged its approach to prosecuting certain non-violent crimes. The 11-11 vote in the Judiciary Committee means Senate Democrats will …

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Senate Republicans to vote on Evers Cabinet confirmations

MADISON, Wisconsin – Democratic Gov. Tony Evers said on Tuesday it was “about time” for the Republican-controlled state Senate to vote to approve dozens of nominations that have been dragging on for months and years, including four of his cabinet secretaries. On the agenda for Senate approval was Department of …

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Republicans lied to each other over voter turnout

The GOP has done such a good job convincing its base that the election is a fraud, many of its supporters are giving up voting. September 27, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are reviewed and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company …

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