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Susan Swecker easily wins re-election as chairwoman of the Virginia Democratic Party

Josh Stanfield, executive director of the liberal group Activate Virginia, came in far behind with 31 votes. Stanfield served as campaign manager last year for Del. Lee J. Carter (D-Manassas), a self-proclaimed socialist who ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Fairfax County Democratic Committee member Jim McBride was in …

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Meet the new face of the Stamford Republicans. Will Esses create a ‘positive impact’ or a ‘far-right agenda’?

STAMFORD — In just a few short years, Joshua Esses has risen through the ranks of local Republican politicians. Just this month, the 30-year-old Harvard Law School graduate was named head of the city’s Republican Municipal Committee – which some have heralded as a necessary change to galvanize the party …

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Republicans must reform the voter count law or risk losing it – InsideSources

When it comes to governance politics, there’s an axiom that even the most committed supporters mostly follow: Don’t give yourself power you wouldn’t give to your enemies. After Jan. 6, Republicans recognize the problem of allowing a vice president to obstruct the counting of electoral votes in Congress. All they …

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US Democrats hoard lawyers and cash to fight Republican election laws

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a party for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), at the Washington Hotel, in Washington, U.S., December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Democrats are preparing to spend record sums on lawyers, advertising …

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GOP senator says Michelle Childs would get 60 votes

Senator Lindsey Graham, R.S.C., a member of the Senate Budget Committee, speaks during a hearing on salaries at profitable large corporations on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, February 25, 2021. Suzanne Walsh | Reuters WASHINGTON — Republican Senator Lindsey Graham predicted Sunday that if President Joe Biden nominates South …

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True Republicans who still believe in our democracy must oppose Trump’s Republicans

For the editor:Shame, shame, shameful lies flow like verbal dysentery from the mouths of Trump Republicans as they repeat the statement of the Republican National Committee, declaring that the January 6, 2021 insurrection on our United States Capitol by the supporters of former President Donald Trump was an act of …

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Vernon Jones says he will impeach Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on day one if elected

Republican congressional candidate Vernon Jones has said he will introduce articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on his first day in Congress if elected. The Trump-endorsed Jones took to Twitter on Wednesday and appeared to pledge to present articles of impeachment, adding that he …

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GOP invokes Kamala Harris in attempt to limit VP’s power to certify presidential elections

Republicans are pointing the finger at Vice President Kamala Harris bolstering Republican support for the overhaul of a 135-year-old law that many believe helped spark the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the United States Capitol. They cite Ms Harris as one of the key reasons why the Voter Count Act …

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Republicans who voted to impeach Trump’s main rivals

WASHINGTON — The seven House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald J. Trump and are seeking re-election have outpaced their main opponents, many of whom received Mr. Trump’s support, according to campaign statements filed. with the Federal Election Commission. this week. In Wyoming, Rep. Liz Cheney, who was …

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Ron DeSantis vs. Kamala Harris too close to call

Polls continue to show that Governor. Ron DeSantis could be strong in the 2024 general election, if he were the Republican presidential nominee. A Harvard/Harris Poll of 1,815 registered voters conducted Jan. 19-20 showed DeSantis one point ahead of the vice president Kamala Harris in a hypothetical match. 40% of …

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Analysis: US haters line up to test Joe Biden

Biden made the kind of fateful decision on Monday that might be more comfortable in the tense 1970s, putting up to 8,500 troops on high alert to rush to Eastern Europe to counter the Kremlin’s decision. to force the United States away from its western flank. But his ordeal of …

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Hunter Biden’s ties to Chinese businessman ‘Superchairman’ should come under scrutiny: Peter Schweizer

The first son, Hunter Biden, reportedly had such a strong relationship with a Chinese businessman linked to Xi’s regime that he dubbed him the “superpresident”, according to the president of the Government Accountability Institute, Peter Schweizer. Schweizer, author of the new book ‘Red Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping …

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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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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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House Democrats look at strategy focused on January 6 ahead of midterms

The Congressional Democratic campaign committee on Thursday rolled out a new homepage on its website with a banner stating that “Republicans incite insurgency” against a backdrop of photos of the pro-Trump crowd as they took storming the Capitol. The page also highlights the 139 Republicans who voted to quash the …

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Biden and Harris to visit the Capitol on the anniversary of the January 6 riots

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the United States Capitol on Thursday to mark the anniversary of last year’s riot. The President and Vice President will deliver remarks as they appear on Capitol Hill on the anniversary of the …

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Trump named resigns after scuffle with Democratic banking regulators

The Republican chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, who was appointed by former President Donald J. Trump, said on Friday she was cutting her term short after a clash with Democratic banking regulators. Jelena McWilliams, who began a five-year term as president in June 2018, will resign effective February …

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The 20 most admired men in the world in 2021: Warren Buffett and Joe Biden join the list

The ‘World’s Most Admired’ Men of 2021 have been named in a new global survey. YouGov, a UK-based pollster, compiled the 20 best men alive after interviewing more than 42,000 people online in 38 countries and territories. The participants expressed their admiration for men of politics, business and sport. This …

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New California Congressional Card Boosts Democrats

Unlike other states where legislatures are drawing new lines, California has a Redistribution Commission made up of five Democrats, five Republicans, and four Independents. But a redistribution-focused branch of the Republican Party denounced the new borders as being stacked in favor of Democrats and suggested the commission was taking sides. …

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Majority of U.S. crypto investors back Democrats: report

According to a recent survey by the venture capital giant Andreessen Horowitz, the majority of U.S. crypto investors who are registered voters support Democrats. Among the crypto owner group, 61% said they voted for President Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the 2020 election. Only 32% said they voted for …

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Republicans resist saying 3 simple words: “Joe Biden won”

(AP) – It’s just three little words, but they’ve become almost impossible for many Republicans to say: “Joe Biden won. Eleven months after the Democratic inauguration, lawmakers and Republican candidates across the country squirm and stumble rather than acknowledge the fact of Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election. In …

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Donald Trump slammed Benjamin Netanyahu for praising Joe Biden

JERUSALEM (AP) – Former President Donald Trump lambasted Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this year for congratulating President Joe Biden on his victory in the US election, an Israeli newspaper reported on Friday. Trump accused the former Israeli leader of disloyalty, saying he helped Netanyahu in his own election by reversing decades …

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Poll shows Donald Trump would lead Joe Biden if presidential election takes place today

With US President Joe Biden declining in popularity, an online poll found that the Republican candidate and former President Donald Trump is more competent than the incumbent. According to a new Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll published exclusively for The hill, more Americans are now in favor of Trump. According to the …

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Video of Joe Biden claiming he never thinks of Donald Trump goes viral

President Joe Biden’s dismissive response to the suggestion that former President Donald Trump may have put him at risk of COVID has gone viral. Biden was asked about claims Trump tested positive for the virus ahead of a presidential debate between the two in 2020. Biden replied that he wasn’t …

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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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Democrats’ attempt to get states to run their elections more like Maine’s falters in Congress

When Senator Angus King, I-Maine, spoke in the Senate last month after a Democratic-led voting bill failed a procedural vote in the Senate along partisan lines, he did not not restrained his concerns about the future of the American elections. “There has been a lot of talk in recent months …

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Analysis: Democrats need account after misjudging nation’s mood

As the party wrangles over its sweeping social spending program, Republicans highlight issues that voters are most immediately concerned about, such as a sluggish economy, high gas prices, expensive groceries, high crime rates and more. concerns about the right of parents to influence what is taught in schools. These concerns …

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Democrats fight in Washington while Americans fight

Another day of missed deadlines, political malpractice and exhausted presidential authority on Capitol Hill ended with Joe Biden’s punch on infrastructure and social spending stalled yet again. Even after Biden said his presidency was on the line and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned lawmakers not to “embarrass” him as he …

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Obama urges Virginia Democrats to vote for Terry McAuliffe

Obama, in remarks supporting Virginia Democratic candidate for governor Terry McAuliffe, lambasted his opponent Glenn Youngkin, repeatedly mocking the Republican for a mismatch between how he presents himself and what his politics and his private comments say about it. The former president also criticized Republicans for seeking to restrict the …

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Biden’s new rules would limit arrests and deportations of migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) – In the face of bipartisan criticism over its approach to immigration, the Biden administration on Thursday announced new rules that require authorities to prosecute only migrants who have recently entered the country without permission or are considered a threat to public safety. The new guidelines replace provisional …

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Senate confirms choice of Biden to lead consumer watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate narrowly approved President Joe Biden‘s choice to lead the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection on Thursday, giving the office a manager who could take on an aggressive ‘watchdog’ role, similar to the way the agency operated under former President Barack. Obama. Rohit Chopra’s nomination was …

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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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Biden’s COVID response strength risks turning into weakness

Positive public perception of the White House’s COVID-19 response is waning, as is the immunity of those vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. But as President Joe Biden‘s national agenda is threatened by Democratic bickering, the administration’s strategy of using the pulpit of bullies to shine a light on its response …

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Biden’s aide to meet Saudi Crown Prince on Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden‘s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan travels to Saudi Arabia on Monday to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the United States tries to push for a ceasefire in the multi-year war between the kingdom and the Houthi rebels in Yemen. Sullivan will …

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Biden could owe up to $ 500,000 in IRS taxes: report

WASHINGTON – Republicans say new non-partisan report says President Joe Biden improperly avoided paying Medicare taxes before he took office – raising eyebrows and the possibility he owed the IRS up to $ 500,000 in back taxes. Biden is leading a Democratic campaign for a $ 3.5 trillion bill to …

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Representative Lee Zeldin confirms leukemia diagnosis

Representative Lee Zeldin, a staunch Long Island conservative and the leading Republican candidate for next year’s governorship in New York City, revealed he was diagnosed with leukemia last year and is following up a treatment. Zeldin, 41, told attendees at an Ontario County Republican Party dinner Friday night that he …

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California Republican turnout not high enough to start Newsom

LOS ANGELES – Republicans, vastly outnumbered by Democrats in California, needed a massive turnout in this week’s recall election to have any chance of impeaching Gov. Gavin Newsom. It didn’t happen. About 9.2 million votes were counted on Tuesday with around 2.9 million still to be counted. This suggests that …

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Republicans want telecom companies to keep phone records of Kamala Harris, Pelosi, AOC and other Democrats after January 6 committee asked for theirs

On January 6, 2021, insurgencies of photos faithful to President Donald Trump gather at the United States Capitol in Washington. The House committee investigating the January 6 insurgency on Capitol Hill asks social media and telecommunications companies to keep telephone or computer records of hundreds of people potentially involved in …

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Biden tries reset after nightmare week in Kabul

“Our determination to bring every American citizen home and evacuate our Afghan allies is unwavering,” said the president, after canceling a weekend in Delaware to stay close to his national security and disaster management teams. His remarks – which raised even more questions when an official later clarified Biden’s statements …

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Biden appoints U.S. prosecutors for Manhattan and Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) – President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his candidates to lead the high-level offices of the US attorney in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Biden picked Damian Williams for the top spot in New York’s Lower Manhattan neighborhood and Breon Peace to lead New York’s East Brooklyn neighborhood. Both …

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Kamala Harris completely misses her veep job

Kamala Harris is not very good at this. The Vice President has never won an election on her own outside of the greenhouse of California politics, and it shows. On paper, she was a serious contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Once the campaign got underway, she flip-flopped on …

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Republican issues subpoenas for Wisconsin election news

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The head of the Wissocnsin Assembly Elections Committee issued subpoenas on Friday demanding complete election materials, including all ballots and voting machines from two counties in what ‘she called a “top-down” investigation into the state of 2020 presidential results. Republican State Representative Janel Brandtjen sent subpoenas …

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