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Arizona’s GOP speaker says he’ll ‘never’ vote for Trump again

Arizona's Republican state House speaker was prepared to vote for Donald Trump again. Now, Rusty Bowers has changed his mind.

Election Victories by Trump Allies Showcase His Grip on the G.O.P. Base

Tuesday’s primaries in Arizona and Michigan gave the former president a slew of symbolic triumphs.

Live Primary Updates: In 4 Swing States, Election Deniers Could Oversee Voting

Arizona and Michigan have joined Pennsylvania and Nevada in picking Republican candidates for governor and secretary of state who reject the 2020 outcome. They might do the same for future elections.

Five Takeaways From Tuesday’s Elections

Voters in deep-red Kansas delivered a loud warning shot to Republicans, and Arizona Republicans nominated a 2020 conspiracy theorist to be the state’s top election official.

Post Politics Now: Biden signs executive order aimed at ensuring abortion access

President Biden is expected to sign an executive order directing his health secretary to consider actions to help patients traveling out of state for abortions.

Analysis | Takeaways from primaries in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Arizona

Kansas received a surprise show of support for abortion, and election deniers in Arizona had a good night.

Analysis | How Kansas became a bellwether for abortion rights

If it had passed, the ballot initiative would have ended the state's constitutional right to abortion.

Analysis: Thunderclap ballot box victory on abortion rights in Kansas gives Democrats a potent midterm issue

The wording of the question was convoluted, but the answer was crystal clear: No. Voters in Kansas on Tuesday, in dramatic numbers and by an overwhelming margin, rejected a ballot measure that would have allowed lawmakers to ban abortion in the state.

CNN Projection: Eric Schmitt wins GOP primary for Senate in Missouri, defeating former governor Eric Greitens

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt will win the Republican nomination in the state's Senate race, CNN projects. 

Rep. Peter Meijer becomes second House Republican who voted for Trump impeachment to lose primary

Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan, one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump last year, has lost to a fervent election denier running with Trump's support, CNN projected early Wednesday.

Kansas voters block effort to strip abortion protections from state constitution

The conservative state voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to reject an amendment that would have allowed the state legislature to ban the procedure.

Trump made 42 endorsements in recent primaries. Here's who won — and who we're still waiting on.

Trump's endorsement board was filled with a slate of election denying candidates. But some key races have been tighter than he would like.

One GOP impeachment backer falls, two more locked in tight primaries

Two more Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump are still locked in tight primaries early Wednesday morning after GOP Rep. Peter Meijer was ousted in a primary.

Two ‘Squad’ members survive primary challenges

Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Cori Bush (D-Mo.), two progressive lawmakers who are members of the “Squad,” fended off primary challengers on Tuesday, making them favorites to win their third an…

Voters Reject Kansas Abortion Ban Amendment In First Referendum Since Roe Overturned

Voters in Kansas rejected a pro-life amendment to the state constitution in the country's first abortion-related referendum since the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Trump-Backed Tudor Dixon Easily Wins Michigan GOP Governor's Primary

Republican Tudor Dixon secured an easy victory Tuesday in Michigan’s GOP gubernatorial primary, setting up a face off with Gov. Whitmer.

Kansas Overwhelmingly Votes to Uphold Abortion 'Rights'

The pro-life movement suffered a defeat in Kansas on Tuesday when the state overwhelmingly voted to uphold abortion "rights." 

Trump-Endorsed Senate Candidate Blake Masters WINS BIG in Arizona GOP Primary

President Trump endorsed US Senate candidate Blake Masters won his primary election Tuesday in Arizona. Blake Masters was held on to defeat several candidates with 39% of the vote. Businessman Jim Lamon was second with 29% of the vote. As of 7 AM Central time on Wednesday morning only 79% of the vote total was…

Opinion | Anti-abortion Republicans tried to dupe voters in Kansas. They failed.

Democracy shouldn't be a weapon to harm the rights of minorities. Kansas voters understood that.

Kansas Votes to Preserve Abortion Rights Protections in Its Constitution

In the first election test after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, voters overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would have allowed legislators to enact abortion restrictions.

Several election deniers backed by Trump prevail in hotly contested primaries

The results in bitterly fought races came amid a nationwide battle over the future of the GOP that raged in primaries across five states Tuesday

Six takeaways from Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Arizona and Washington primaries | CNN Politics

Kansas voters handed abortion-rights advocates a massive victory Tuesday, surging to the polls to defeat a measure that would have allowed the GOP-led legislature to impose new restrictions.

Roe jolts the midterms — 5 takeaways from a key primary night

A Kansas campaign on abortion and notable GOP primaries highlighted an election night full of national ramifications for November.

Jan. 6 witness Rusty Bowers loses to Trump-backed challenger in Arizona

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers (R), who offered dramatic public testimony to the House Jan. 6 select committee about his resistance to the pressure campaign on state officials waged by former P…

Blake Masters Wins Arizona Republican Senate Primary

Trump-endorsed Blake Masters won the Republican primary for Senate in Arizona Tuesday.

*** Election Night Livewire *** Battle of the 'Erics' in Missouri, Arizona Tests MAGA, Impeachment Backers Face Fate

Voters in Missouri, Arizona, Michigan, Washington State, Kansas, and Ohio head to the polls on Tuesday to again test the resolve of former President Donald Trump's Make America Great Again (MAGA) movement, with several key races from coast to coast setting the tone for the future of the GOP.

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