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Pennsylvania GOP panics over potential Mastriano nomination

DeMarco, the leader of one of the state’s largest county parties and leader of the Southwest Caucus, confirmed that he was “a participant in these discussions”. On Tuesday, he tweeted a poll Mastriano shows himself fighting presumptive Democratic nominee Josh Shapiro and announced he is personally backing one of Mastriano’s main key opponents, businessman Dave …

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Back in the Shakha, Bow & Arrow Rules | News from Mumbai

Mumbai: While newly appointed Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and 38 rebel MPs have created a vertical split in the Shiv Sena, the 56-year-old party includes other components that give it its strong organizational and grassroots networks. The Shakha forms their basic political unit – it is the nerve center of the Sena political body. This …

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Inflation is biting. Roe is frayed. Dems are still trying to get in touch with voters.

“Too often, Congress recognizes problems too late,” Porter, a top GOP target this fall in a swing district, said in an interview. “I had a colleague who mentioned to me, ‘We don’t see it in the polls’ … Well, you don’t know what to ask.” For Porter, the episode showed how much work Democrats still …

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Ukraine wins Eurovision 2022 as a victory for music politics

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine neared the three-month mark, most of Europe turned out on Saturday to honor one of the continent’s most beloved traditions, the Eurovision Song Contest. The singing competition, conceived as a quiet way for European countries to compete against each other, boasts that it has helped keep the peace in Europe. …

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Biden is beginning to concede that DC’s bygone era may actually be over

“I never expected the ultra-MAGA Republicans, who now seem to control the Republican Party, to be able to control the Republican Party,” the president said last week. “I never expected that to happen.” For many Democrats, the admission was long overdue. Even some in Biden’s orbit had pushed for a far more aggressive response, according …

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So you’re saying you want a revolution? you can exclude me

“That’s my secret. I’m always angry.” Those words from the Hulk in The Avengers came to mind as liberals turned on the Supreme Court this week, demanding anything from impeachment or “discipline” of judges to the abolition of the entire court, including actor Mark Ruffalo, who plays the film version of Hulk, to explain that …

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Where mega donors spend big to shape the future of the Democratic Party

The battle lines aren’t always cleanly ideological — the biggest spending group is Protect Our Future, a super PAC almost entirely backed by crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, which has backed candidates from both wings of the party. But the pro-spending primaries often split Democrats between self-proclaimed progressives and moderates. “If you want to be an …

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Republicans pledge allegiance to a shackled NRA

The timing was irrelevant. “Fuck her,” said Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime was killed in the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. “Fuck them all. Our children are dying in record numbers and it’s because of them.” Just over a year ago, after back-to-back shootings in Georgia and Boulder, Colorado temporarily reignited the gun …

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Panel ties Trump to fake election plan, chronicles his attack on democracy

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on Tuesday directly linked Donald J. Trump to a plan to produce phony lists of pro-Trump electors and presented new details about how the former president attempted to bullying, cajoling, and bluffing his way to voiding his 2020 defeat in states across the country. Using …

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