Republican Candidate to Drop Out of NC Congress Race Due to Election Fraud

Mark Harris, a candidate for Congress from North Carolina’s ninth district, has decided to drop out of the race after an election fraud scandal involving his campaign has come to light. Harris made the announcement on his Facebook page. “Given my health situation, the need to regain full strength, and the timing of this surgery […]

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Democrats on Hiring Spree for Staffers as Investigations Gear Up

Congressional committees are on a hiring spree as Democrats prepare to take control of the House of Representatives. With control of the lower body comes broad investigative powers. A job post, reviewed by CNN, reveals House Democrats are looking for individuals who have experience with executive branch oversight, signaling the White House may be the […]

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Polls Show Women Voters Were Decisive in 2018 Midterm Elections

The election thought to be a Democratic wave has turned into just that as results continue to come in showing a shift in power from the Republican Party to the Democrats. As of tonight, Democrats had flipped thirty-nine seats from Republican control. Political experts had predicted Democratic gains of thirty to forty seats in the […]

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Florida Recounts Underway in Senate, Governor’s Races

Recounts in three hotly contested Florida statewide elections are underway. Recounts by machine have begun in all of Florida’s sixty-seven counties in the Governor, Senate and Agriculture Commissioner’s races. Results released on Saturday showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott leading incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson by 0.15 percentage points in the Senate race, Republican Ron DeSantis leading […]

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Facebook Closes 32 Accounts it Says Was Spreading Fake News

Facebook announced it has removed thirty-two accounts from both the Facebook and Instagram platforms that were involved in what it calls inauthentic behavior. The company did not attribute the activity to any group or country but said some of the activity discovered was consistent with behavior exhibited by Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA). Facebook says […]

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Supreme Court Sides with States in Gerrymandering Cases

The Supreme Court, in two closely watched cases, allowed gerrymandered district maps to stand in Texas and North Carolina meaning both sets of maps will most certainly be used in the midterm elections. The Court allowed three district maps to stand in Texas, but struck a fourth down. Critics had argued the maps discriminated against […]

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McConnell Cancels Senate’s August Recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has cancelled the Senate’s August recess it was announced this week. McConnell said the time was needed to work through a backlog of President Trump’s nominees which McConnell claims Democrats have been slow-walking. “Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president’s nominees, and the goal of passing […]

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Introduces Resolution that Impeaches Supreme Court Justices Who Voted to Redraw Congressional Map

A Pennsylvania state representative has introduced a resolution to impeach state Supreme Court Justices who voted redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional district map over the objections of Republicans in the state legislature. The new map is largely seen as a boon to Democrats. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in January that the State’s map had to be […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Pennsylvania Republicans’ Request to Strike Down New Congressional Map

Updated 3/20/18 4:49 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to issue an injunction blocking a congressional map put into effect by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last month largely seen as a boon to democrats. The High Court issued a one sentence response: “The application for stay presented to Justice Alito and by him referred […]

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Democratic Leaders in Congress Demand Extra $300 Million to Guard Against Potential Interference in 2018 Elections

Democratic congressional leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi have demanded an extra $300 million in funding to protect the U.S. from potential Russian meddling in the 2018 midterm elections.  The funding request was made in a letter to Republican leaders, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Congress is currently […]

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