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Trump allies create a new super PAC called MAGA Inc.
Trump allies create a new super PAC called MAGA Inc.

Top allies of ex-President Donald Trump are creating a new super PAC that's expected to serve as the main vehicle for his midterm spending.

Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan

Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan

Sen. Joe Manchin railed against what he called 'revenge politics' being used against him, as liberals in the House and Senate team up with Republicans to oppose his plan to speed permits for natural gas pipelines.

State Senator Deeds announces re-election in 2023

State Senator Deeds announces re-election in 2023

Creigh Deeds, a Democrat, has been serving the 25th District since 2001. Under the newly redrawn legislative maps, he will now represent the 11th District.

Virginia Democrats slam Youngkin on new transgender policies in schools

Virginia Democrats slam Youngkin on new transgender policies in schools

State Democrats are slamming Governor Glenn Youngkin for reversing transgender bathroom policies in schools, saying the state is moving backward.

Deeds announces re-election campaign

Deeds announces re-election campaign

State Senator Creigh Deeds announced the launch of his campaign on Monday.

Trump openly embraces, amplifies QAnon conspiracy theories

Trump openly embraces, amplifies QAnon conspiracy theories

Donald Trump is increasingly embracing and endorsing the QAnon conspiracy theory, even as the number of frightening real-world events linked to the movement rises.

Breaches of voting machine data raise worries for midterms

Breaches of voting machine data raise worries for midterms

The revelation earlier this week that federal prosecutors are involved in investigations of suspected voting system breaches across the U.S. is fueling questions about the security of voting machines.

GOP nominee for Nevada gov. says he'll fight US abortion ban

GOP nominee for Nevada gov. says he'll fight US abortion ban

The GOP's nominee for Nevada governor says he would fight against a national abortion ban if the U.S. Congress were to pass it.

Abortion ban legislation adds to political challenge for GOP

Abortion ban legislation adds to political challenge for GOP

Republican candidates have given wildly differing responses to South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham's plan to ban abortion nationwide at 15 weeks.

House OKs bill to curb political interference with census

House OKs bill to curb political interference with census

The House has passed legislation on a party-line vote that aims to make it harder for future presidents to interfere in the once-a-decade headcount that determines political power and federal funding.

Virginia's Libertarian Party votes to dissolve itself

Virginia's Libertarian Party votes to dissolve itself

The Libertarian Party of Virginia has voted to dissolve itself amid disagreements with the party's national direction.

Biden approval rises sharply ahead of midterms: AP-NORC poll

Biden approval rises sharply ahead of midterms: AP-NORC poll

President Joe Biden's popularity has improved substantially from his lowest point this summer, but concerns about his handling of the economy persist.

Throneburg calls out Congressman Good for not scheduling a debate

Throneburg calls out Congressman Good for not scheduling a debate

The general election is coming up in November, and some candidates are looking to participate in debates with their opponents. 

Michigan Dems hope for boost from abortion ballot initiative

Michigan Dems hope for boost from abortion ballot initiative

A question on Michigan's November ballot asking voters to put the right to an abortion in the state constitution could draw more left-leaning voters to the polls and boost Democrats' power in the battleground state.

Computer experts urge Georgia to replace voting machines

Computer experts urge Georgia to replace voting machines

A group of computer and election security experts is urging Georgia officials to take extra security steps ahead of November's midterm elections.

Support of false election claims runs deep in 2022 GOP field

Support of false election claims runs deep in 2022 GOP field

Nearly 1 in 3 Republican candidates for statewide offices that play a role in overseeing, certifying or defending elections supported overturning the 2020 presidential election.

Student loan relief limited for many by U.S. drug war's legacy

Student loan relief limited for many by U.S. drug war's legacy

Many have cheered the White House proposal to provide student loan debt relief to millions of Americans as a significant step toward addressing the nation's racial wealth gap and other inequities facing borrowers of color.

Women race political clock, cross state lines for abortions

Women race political clock, cross state lines for abortions

With abortion limits enacted or looming nationwide, an Ohio provider has been referring hundreds of patients to its sister clinic in Indianapolis.

Biden calls abortion restrictions 'beyond the pale'

Biden calls abortion restrictions 'beyond the pale'

President Joe Biden marked Women's Equality Day by blasting abortion restrictions as 'beyond the pale.'

Voting machine tampering points to concern for fall election

Voting machine tampering points to concern for fall election

Even unsuccessful breaches could become major problems in the November general election, when turnout will be greater and the stakes higher.

Students react to Biden's decision to forgive $10,000 in student loan debt

Students react to Biden's decision to forgive $10,000 in student loan debt

Students at the University of Virginia are reacting to President Joe Biden's decision to forgive $10,000 in student loan debt.

Kansas recount confirms results in favor of abortion rights

Kansas recount confirms results in favor of abortion rights

A decisive statewide vote in favor of abortion rights in traditionally conservative Kansas was confirmed with a partial hand recount, with fewer than 100 votes changing after the last county reported results Sunday.

Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

The debate over a limited set of circumstances in which abortion could be legal is causing divisions among Republican lawmakers in some states.

Cheney's defeat end of an era for GOP; Trump's party now

Cheney's defeat end of an era for GOP; Trump's party now

Liz Cheney’s resounding primary defeat marks the end of an era for the Republican Party as well as her own family legacy.

U.S. midterms bring few changes from social media companies

U.S. midterms bring few changes from social media companies

Social media companies are offering few specifics as they share their plans for safeguarding the U.S. midterm elections.

Cheney braces for loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska

Cheney braces for loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska

Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney, a leader in the Republican resistance to former President Donald Trump, is fighting to save her seat in the House on Tuesday.