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Top Senate Republican Admits That The GOP Is Lying About Inflation Reduction Act Raising Taxes

Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) who is the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, admitted that the Reduce Inflation Act is not raising Americans' taxes.

National Joke Josh Hawley Is The Only Senator To Vote Against Finland And Sweden Joining NATO

The vote was 95-1 on expanding NATO to include Finland and Sweden in the Senate, and the only no vote belonged to Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO).

The 1/6 Committee To Subpoena Alex Jones Texts And Emails After His Lawyer’s Big Botch

It is being reported that the 1/6 Committee intends to subpoena the texts and emails of Alex Jones after his lawyer screwed up and sent them to the plaintiffs in his defamation case.

Kevin McCarthy Nearly Blows A Blood Vessel Trying To Deny Biden Credit For Taking Out al-Qaeda Leader

Kevin McCarthy tied himself into knots and went to extreme lengths to deny Biden credit for taking out the leader of al-Qaeda.

Abortion was on the ballot in Kansas. Access won.

Kansans have voted against a constitutional amendment that said there is no right to an abortion.

In Kansas, Support for Abortion Rights Didn’t Just Come From the Usual Places

Rural Republicans joined suburban Democrats to create huge turnout and a broad coalition that voted to preserve abortion rights by a fat margin.

Primary Elections: 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.

Momentum Builds for Overhaul of Rules Governing the Electoral Count

Lawmakers in both parties are eager to act after former President Donald J. Trump and his allies sought to exploit a 135-year-old law to overturn the 2020 election.

Democrats face blowback after boosting far-right Michigan candidate

The party’s congressional campaign arm spent $435,000 in a GOP primary to promote a candidate challenging Rep. Peter Meijer, who voted to impeach Trump.

What happened to the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump?

Of those who are running again, all have challengers backed by Trump.

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.

How the November Midterms Could Still Surprise Us

November 2022 is poised to be a huge, historically uncertain election — and Tuesday’s primary results just added some fresh twists.

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.

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.

McConnell manages midterm expectations after Trump-backed candidates win

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is managing expectations about how many Senate seats are likely to flip in the midterm election after Trump-backed candidates who have perpetuated ele…

John Eastman Email Admits That Trump Found No Election Fraud

A John Eastman email to Rudy Giuliani contained an admission that Trump and his supporters found no evidence of election fraud.

4 charts that show just how big abortion won in Kansas

More people turned out than in any primary in Kansas history — and that could happen elsewhere, too.

DOJ Sues Trump Ally Peter Navarro For Alleged Unofficial Email Account

The Justice Department is asking a federal judge for an order “authorizing the recovery of any Presidential records in the possession, custody, and/or control of Mr. Navarro.”

Opinion | Republicans are about to deeply regret their whole midterms election strategy

Republicans are nominating hapless and extremist candidates in a host of key battleground states.

‘Your Bedroom Is on the Ballot’: How Democrats See Abortion Politics After Kansas

After a broad victory in a deep-red state, Democrats are vowing to elevate the fight over abortion rights in midterm races across the country.

Kansas landslide fuels abortion rights movement’s next fights

The people of Kansas spoke and now the rest of the country has to listen.

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