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Governor: GOP Pick for Public Broadcasting Brings 'Balance'

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is defending his nomination of a Republican Party operative to a public broadcasting oversight board.
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Kurt Lash on Reconstruction (2): Is the Fifteenth Amendment an Embarrassment?

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.).  Having offered very general remarks about Kurt Lash’s valuable collection of materials on the gestation of the Reconstruction Amendments, let me now turn to the specific history of the Fifteenth Amendment that he has now made available to us.  Is it, in its own way, an embarrassment for the contemporary lawyer or constitutional theorist, especially if she ...
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The Republican Party's mission: whitewash the Trump presidency

The Republican Party has turned to another page in the authoritarian playbook as it whitewashes the history of Donald Trump's presidency.
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‘Official’ ballot box battle from the 2020 election might spark a new state law

State Sen. Tom Umberg is confident that if the bill he’s pitching as a way to boost voter protections had been in place last fall, someone from the California Republican Party would be facing criminal penalties today. But as it stands, the issue Democrat Umberg hopes to fix — the clear labeling of ballot drop boxes — remains a legal gray area, with nobody of either political party facing legal problems connected to drop boxes from the 2020 election. The incident that got Umberg interested in the...
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Ballot box battle from the 2020 election might spark a new state law in ’21

State Sen. Tom Umberg is confident that if the bill he’s pitching as a way to boost voter protections had been in place last fall, someone from the California Republican Party would be facing criminal penalties today. But as it stands, the issue Democrat Umberg hopes to fix — the clear labeling of ballot drop boxes — remains a legal gray area, with nobody of either political party facing legal problems connected to drop boxes from the 2020 election. The incident that got Umberg interested in the...
Tags: Jimmy Kimmel, California, Senate, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Gop, House, Westminster, Jordan, Republican Party, Orange County, Gavin Newsom, State, Assembly, Congressional


Gov. Newsom’s coronavirus reopening tour rolls into Six Flags Magic Mountain

VALENCIA — Gov. Gavin Newsom renewed this week’s celebration inspired by the lifting of widespread pandemic measures by rolling into Six Flags Magic Mountain on Wednesday, June 16, aiming to encourage Californians to enjoy the state’s attractions to help rekindle the economy — and to roll up their sleeves if they have yet to be vaccinated. I’m at an event this morning where @GavinNewsom will be speaking. Park President Don McCoy is ramping up toward the governor’s remarks. pic.twitter.com/lZu8h...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Education, California, Government, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Community, Cbs, Republican Party, James Corden, Valencia, Gavin Newsom, Robert Durst


Hillary Clinton says Republicans have been flirting with Putin's authoritarianism by denying 2020 election results

Hillary Clinton and Vladimir Putin during a meeting in March 2010. Alexey Nikolsky/Getty Images Hillary Clinton said the GOP is doing Putin's work for him by denying the 2020 election results. Clinton said Republicans have been flirting with Putin's authoritarian model of governance. Her comments came as Biden met with Putin in Geneva. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesda...
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Conservative Activist to Run for Pennsylvania Governor

Charlie Gerow, a longtime conservative activist, will run for governor of Pennsylvania, joining the field of candidates vying for the Republican Party’s nomination next year.
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Trump by Edward-Isaac Dovere

Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Trump by Edward-Isaac Dovere An award-winning political journalist for The Atlantic tells the inside story of how the embattled Democratic party, seeking a direction for its future during the Trump years, successfully regained the White House. The 2020 presidential campaign was a defining moment for America. As Donald Trump and his nativist populism cowed the Republican Party into submission, many Democrats—haunted by Hillar...
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GOP Operative's Pick for Broadcasting Board Prompts Concern

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s nomination of a Republican Party operative to a public broadcasting oversight board has prompted concern from at least one Democrat.
Tags: West Virginia, Gop, Republican Party, Jim Justice, Pick for Broadcasting Board


'Potential red flag': Trump struggles to clear Senate GOP fields

A growing number of GOP Senate contenders are spurning former President Donald Trump's wishes with campaigns that defy his criticism or ignore his support of a rival, as the Republican Party debates his role in its future.
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Louie Gohmert says $5,500 'donation' to a Holocaust-denying pastor was an accident: report

Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Louie Gohmert gave $5,500 to an anti-gay and antisemitic pastor, per The Daily Beast. Steve Anderson has propagated claims that millions of Jews were not killed during the Holocaust. Gohmert's chief of staff blamed the occurrence on a botched internet search for an address. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas reportedly donated $5,500 to an anti-gay and antisemitic pastor last Decembe...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Germany, Trends, Gop, Republican Party, Louie Gohmert, Anderson, Orlando, Jesus Christ, Louie, Anti Defamation League, Federal Election Commission FEC, FEC, ADL, Steve Anderson


McCarthy pushes back on Biden criticism of GOP at NATO

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday pushed back on President Biden’s criticism of the Republican Party, claiming...
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Trump is furious with Republican candidates who are falsely claiming they have his endorsement

Donald Trump Getty Donald Trump is furious with Republican candidates falsely claiming they have his endorsement. The former US president has sent cease-and-desist letters to some candidates, Politico reported. Trump remains a kingmaker within the Republican party. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump is threatening legal action against Republican candidates who are falsely claiming they have his endorsement or have been "hyping" their connections to the former US ...
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10 Things in Politics: The Trump Org. figures on prosecutors' radars

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's financesJamie Dimon says JPMorgan is sitting on $500 billion in cash in anticipation of higher inflationThe 5 most popular places to move to all have good weather, lower taxes, and conservative politicsOne thing to watch for: ...
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Biden Says Republican Party Numbers 'Vastly Diminished' Under Trump

By Steve HollandBRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden views the Republican Party as vastly diminished in numbers even as it remains in...
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Biden Blasts Trump’s ‘Phony Populism’ At NATO Summit

President Biden on Monday took aim at former President Trump during the first NATO summit of his presidency by accusing his predecessor of "phony populism" when pressed on Trump's influence on the Republican Party. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Biden says Republican Party is 'fractured,' thanks to Trump

President Biden said Monday that the Republican Party is now "vastly diminished in numbers," and that the wing led by former President...
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Biden says China and Russia trying to ‘drive a wedge’ between Nato partners – live

Biden emphasizes ‘rock-solid and unshakable’ commitment to NatoSays meeting with Turkish president was ‘positive and productive’Nato summit: leaders agree that China presents security risks 9.21pm BST In a wide-ranging press conference in Brussels, Joe Biden did something he often skirts around. He criticized Donald Trump by name in public. The 46th US president sometimes likes to refer obliquely to Trump, the Trump administration and his politics, but not always explicitly and not always ad...
Tags: Europe, School, Senate, China, Russia, US, World news, Turkey, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Ukraine, Atlantic, US politics, Nato, Brussels


Op-Ed: My front row seat to the radicalization of the Republican Party

As a political reporter, I have seen four Republican revolutions — Ronald Reagan’s, Newt Gingrich’s, the Tea Party’s and Donald Trump’s...
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Liz Cheney blasts the GOP-led Arizona election audit as 'an effort to subvert democracy'

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming criticized the Arizona audit as "an effort to subvert democracy." Cheney has rejected Republican efforts to continue litigating the 2020 presidential election. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said that "most reasonable people" accept the Nov. results. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, who was ousted from the House Republican leadership team over her challeng...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Louisiana, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump


GOP Rep. Byron Donalds says that he's being blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus because of his conservative views

Rep. Byron Donalds of Florida. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Byron Donalds says that he's being blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus. Donalds and his office have engaged with the CBC about joining the organization to no avail. "My gut reaction is disappointment," the congressman told CBS affiliate WINK-TV. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Byron Donalds of Florida, a Black conservative, on Thursday said that he was being s...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Politics, Congress, Senate, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Cbs, Republican Party, Donald Trump


Critical race theory is a lucrative obsession for Republicans because the party is 'offended by the political focus on racism and racial justice'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Joe Raedle/Getty Images Critical Race Theory has become one of the most animating issues for Republicans nationwide. The academic practice is front and center on Fox News and in GOP fundraising efforts. Much of the backlash is not new, but has worsened "especially since the George Floyd murder." See more stories on Insider's business page. Republicans across the US are waging an escalating culture war against critical race theory, an academic concept or f...
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YouTube has blocked Senator Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus treatment misinformation

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) speaks to reporters and tells them why he is against a January 6 commission. Drew Angerer/Getty Images YouTube has suspended Senator Ron Johnson's account for spreading medical misinformation. The company specifically prohibits content that contradicts public health guidance. The Republican routinely holds Senate hearings where he promotes baseless conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senator Ron Johnson has been suspended from Y...
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YouTube has blocked Sen. Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus misinformation

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson. Drew Angerer/Getty Images YouTube has suspended Sen. Ron Johnson's account for spreading medical misinformation. The company specifically prohibits content that contradicts public-health guidance. The Republican routinely holds Senate hearings where he promotes baseless conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ron Johnson has been suspended from YouTube for a week after his account uploaded a video of him spreading medical ...
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Opinion: The historical pitfall Biden should avoid with the global vaccination push

The US tax system is rigged, and it is breaking the country in more ways than one. Much of the Republican Party lives and breathes to protect the rich and powerful from paying taxes, and Democrats like Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia too often side with them. Meanwhile, public opinion -- strongly supporting higher taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations -- counts for little because the rich have undue influence over the political class.
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America's tax system is rigged for the rich

The US tax system is rigged, and it is breaking the country in more ways than one. Much of the Republican Party lives and breathes to protect the rich and powerful from paying taxes, and Democrats like Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia too often side with them. Meanwhile, public opinion -- strongly supporting higher taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations -- counts for little because the rich have undue influence over the political class.
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America's tax system is rigged

The US tax system is rigged, and it is breaking the country in more ways than one. Much of the Republican Party lives and breathes to protect the rich and powerful from paying taxes, and Democrats like Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia too often side with them. Meanwhile, public opinion -- strongly supporting higher taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations -- counts for little because the rich have undue influence over the political class.
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Opinion: America's tax system is rigged to protect the rich and powerful

The US tax system is rigged, and it is breaking the country in more ways than one. Much of the Republican Party lives and breathes to protect the rich and powerful from paying taxes, and Democrats like Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia too often side with them. Meanwhile, public opinion -- strongly supporting higher taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations -- counts for little because the rich have undue influence over the political class.
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Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Sen. Marsha Blackburn has accused him of working with Mark Zuckerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" all criticism of his decisions, which he said were all science-based. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said all of his COV...
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