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    by Susan Crabtree   With so much recent finger-pointing in Washington over foreign influence in U.S. elections, it seems as if lawmakers would be doing everything they could to try to close loopholes that allow illegal political donations from China, Russia, and other overseas interests into U.S. campaigns without detection. A group of GOP...
    A year after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the CIA is quietly pivoting its focus towards China, alarmed by its aggression towards Taiwan and spying activities around the world. Although officials say they will continue to prioritize fighting terrorists - and cite the drone strike that killed Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri - money and...
    Vice President Kamala Harris (D) campaigned with Congresswoman Val Demings (D-FL-13) in South Florida earlier this week in an attempt to bolster Demings’ chances of unseating Sen. Marco Rubio (R) in this November’s election. Both Demings and Harris were one-time finalists for the vice president pick after then-candidate Joe Biden achieved the Democrat presidential nomination...
    When tech billionaire Peter Thiel pours his money into candidates, he isn’t just donating; he’s buying into a new strategy to reshape the way campaigns are run—a strategy that legal experts say is subverting traditional campaign laws. Despite the way Thiel’s donations are often framed in headlines, he doesn’t give the bulk of his money...
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Appearing bare-shouldered in a TV ad, Connecticut Democrat Dita Bhargava looks directly into the camera and promises, if elected, to “lead the crusade” for abortion rights. Photos of other women flash on the screen, also with no clothes showing. “This is who have freedom over their own bodies stripped away,” Bhargava...
    During a House Oversight Committee hearing on Wednesday, gun manufacturers were accused of using imagery associated with white supremacist movements in their advertising campaigns. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) highlighted some of this advertising, focusing mainly on a Valknot tattoo that shows up in an advertisement for Daniel Defense. The image, which features a shooter in...
    By Jonathan J. Cooper | Associated Press PEORIA, Ariz. — Former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence, are holding rival campaign events in Arizona on Friday, turning the governor’s race into a broader referendum on the Republican Party’s future. Pence talked up the successes of what he called the Trump-Pence administration...
    A good advert should stop you in your tracks, and that's certainly true of these head-turning designs.  People from around the world have taken to social media to share snaps of the most ingenious advertising campaigns they have come across, with the best examples shared in a gallery on The Rocket Science.  Big brands like...
    A cybersecurity firm says that Chinese government-linked hackers targeted journalists based in Washington and those covering the White House in the weeks after President Joe Biden’s 2020 victory over former President Donald Trump. Proofpoint, a cybersecurity research firm, said in a Thursday report that its researchers identified five campaigns by a Chinese hacker group...
    Share this: Ever since Russia began its invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, analysts picking apart Vladimir Putin’s motives and messaging about the war have looked to religion for some of the answers. Putin’s nationalist vision paints Russia as a defender of traditional Christian values against a liberal, secular West. Putin’s Russia, however, is...
    Advisors to former NFL star and Trump-endorsed Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate from Georgia, Herschel Walker, don’t trust him, think he is not mentally fit for the job, and have called him a “pathological liar,” according to reporting from The Daily Beast. “He’s lied so much that we don’t know what’s true,” an advisor...
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    Clawson, Michigan (CNN)Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is on the front lines of protecting abortion rights in Michigan, where a court injunction is the only thing keeping the state from reverting to a 1931 law that banned and criminalized abortion."I don't think many knew that Michigan would snap back 91 years to a law that would...
    New financial data from AdImpact details that the Georgia U.S. Senate race between Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker is set to become one of the most expensive in the country. According to the media tracking company, Warnock has already reserved millions in TV ads leading up to the November midterm elections. “18 of...
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on Pakistani police escorting a team of polio workers Tuesday during a door-to-door inoculation campaign in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold, killing two policemen and a polio worker, police said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in North Waziristan, a district in the...
    Live from Music Row, Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – host Leahy welcomed official guest host and lead reporter for The Tennessee Star, Aaron Gulbransen, in-studio to discuss the upcoming TN-5 debate roster. Leahy: All right,...
    Demarao Alexander Gumby Jr. had lived in 30 foster homes just in the past six years.  Most recently, he had been living with five new siblings including Shaquille Moore, who was planning on adopting him in the near future, PennLive reports. But Gumby’s bright future with a loving family was shattered when he was shot...
    Just hours after Mets manager Buck Showalter championed for a utilityman All-Star spot, Jeff McNeil was removed from Monday’s game. McNeil has been incredibly valuable for New York, as is the case most years in Queens. This season, he’s played multiple positions and is hitting a team-leading .327. While McNeil has a good case to make...
    NASHVILLE (AP) — As religious conservatives gathered this week at a sprawling resort near the Grand Ole Opry House, Nikki Haley pressed the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” crowd to look to the future. “It’s up to us to deliver a new birth of patriotism,” said Haley, the former South Carolina governor who...
    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Welcome back to another entry into the Nuts & Bolts series! Each week I try to document information that comes from campaign managers, field directors, staff, and anyone else involved in campaigns all over the country. With the help of their input as well as our own community, I’ve worked to...
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — J. Joseph “Joe” Grandmaison, a larger-than-life Democratic operative who ran numerous campaigns and served as an appointee under three presidents, has died. He was 79. Grandmaison died from the effects of Parkinson’s disease Saturday at Wentworth Senior Living, his brother said. “With the passing of Joe Grandmaison, New Hampshire has lost...
    Erik Finman is seen on the set of "Candace" on July 19, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee.Jason Davis | Getty Images Erik Finman, who became a bitcoin millionaire by the time he was 18, is spending up to $20 million on Republican candidates running for Congress in the 2022 midterm elections. Finman, 23, said he wants...
    In an op-ed for Monday’s New York Times, Josh Marshall made a very smart, very clear suggestion to Democrats as they face a daunting lineup of Senate races in November. Make it a nationwide campaign to preserve the ability to get an abortion. As the Supreme Court prepares to reverse and overturn the 50-year rule...
    Mississippi GOP Rep. Michael Guest trails going into a likely runoff The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Daniel Donner, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Subscribe to our podcast, The Downballot! x Embedded...
    An incriminating new email obtained by both CNN and The Washington Post is shedding light on an election plot in Georgia that was reportedly orchestrated by former President Donald Trump's campaign. According to CNN, the Trump campaign is said to have advised fake electors to infiltrate the Georgia State Capitol and cast fake electoral...
    For congressional candidate Shrina Kurani, cryptocurrency is not only the future of money, it’s a transformative technology that could revolutionize campaign funding and attract a new generation of voters. She is among a vanguard of candidates courting campaign contributions in digital currencies such as Bitcoin. “We are a campaign that is speaking to a large...
    However, a Washington D.C. jury found Sussmann not guilty of the charge. Barr said that Durham knew "there would be a tough jury" but likely "felt he had the duty to bring this case." "I'm disappointed, in the outcome. But I am actually happy, that [Durham] blew up the case,"...
    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani health authorities on Friday confirmed the seventh case of polio so far this year, saying it was registered in the country’s former Taliban stronghold in the northwest, a region bordering Afghanistan. The outbreak, after the first polio case of 2022 was registered in the same region in April, is a...
    Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images. Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) campaigned for Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) on Wednesday and pulled no punches in criticizing former President Donald Trump, who Rice voted to impeach after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. “There were a lot of people who wanted to vote...
    Being a theme park fan requires getting to know a lot of initialisms, such as DCA, SFMM and WDW. Fans love to save keystrokes when discussing their favorite parks and attractions online. (Which is something that Disney perhaps should have considered when naming Alien Swirling Saucers and Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor.) But in the past...
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The victory party took on the feel of an evangelical worship service after Doug Mastriano won Pennsylvania’s Republican gubernatorial primary this month. As a Christian singer led the crowd in song, some raised their arms toward the heavens in praise. Mastriano opened his remarks by evoking Scripture: “God uses the foolish to...
    Vulnerable Democrat Rep. Kim Schrier (WA) walks a tightrope with President Joe Biden as she continues to play both sides, appearing with him when she deems his presence beneficial to her campaign and slamming his administration when she doesn’t. Schrier voiced her opinion this past weekend during an appearance on MSNBC’s Alex Witt Reports when she lambasted Biden over...
    (CNN)Five Republican gubernatorial candidates will be kept off Michigan's primary ballot for now after the state's Board of State Canvassers deadlocked along party lines on Thursday during consideration of whether they were ineligible due to invalid signatures.The two Republicans on the board voted "no" to uphold the staff recommendations that former Detroit Police Chief James...
    Craig, viewed as the front-runner for the GOP nomination, was found to have turned in 11,113 invalid signatures, including 9,879 signatures from "fraudulent petition circulators." Of the 21,305 signatures his campaign turned in, only 10,192 were found to be "facially valid," falling short of the required 15,000. Johnson, the wealthiest candidate in the race,...
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s elections bureau said late Monday that five Republican candidates for governor, including two leading contenders, failed to file enough valid nominating signatures and should not qualify for the August primary. The stunning recommendations immediately transformed the race in the battleground state and dealt a major blow to former Detroit Police...
    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan launched a new anti-polio drive on Monday, more than a week after officials detected the third case so far this year in the country’s northwestern region bordering Afghanistan. The campaign — the third one this year — is to last for five days, aiming to inoculate 40 million children under...
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) flew to Texas on Friday to campaign for Jessica Cisneros, the progressive immigration lawyer challenging Rep. Henry Cuellar for the Democratic nomination in the state’s 28th Congressional District. Cuellar, who has represented the district since 2005, narrowly led Cisneros in the primary on March 1, but neither candidate received a...
    What do Jennifer Carnahan, Jeff Ettinger, Jeremy Munson and Nels Pierson have in common? They’re among the 18 candidates vying for the First Congressional District seat left open with the death of Rep. Jim Hagedorn in February, for one. They’re also among the candidates with the most cash in pursuit of that goal, thanks —...
    Person holding a smartphone Nearly two dozen bicameral lawmakers are questioning group messaging apps on what steps they’re taking to combat the worrying rising in mis/disinformation targeting Spanish-speaking users. Bob Menendez and Ben Ray Luján in the Senate and Tony Cárdenas in the House lead lawmakers in letters to messaging apps WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal. “With millions of...
    Jtsorrell | Istock | Getty Images U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres, D-N.Y., called on New Yorkers to support the cryptocurrency market in a March op-ed in the New York Daily News titled, "A liberal case for cryptocurrency." "With a multi-billion dollar market capitalization, crypto is here to stay. It's not going anywhere. New York City should...
    The U.S. Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision cited First Amendment concerns when striking down a portion of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law in a case brought by Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) 2018 reelection campaign. “The First Amendment ‘has its fullest and most urgent application precisely to the conduct of campaigns for political office,'” the...
    In this article FOXADr. Mehmet Oz attends The 2022 Champions Of Jewish Values Gala at Carnegie Hall on January 20, 2022 in New York City.Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty ImagesThe Pennsylvania Senate Republican primary on Tuesday could be one of the most expensive races in the 2022 election cycle, with candidates and PACs spending more than...
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). Today was a good day for Sen. “Lyin’ Ted” Cruz, as he’s been called. Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling, Cruz can pay himself back for the money he put toward his 2012 and 2018 campaigns. According to The Wall Street Journal, with a 6-3 decision Monday, the court struck down...
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz campaigns with Pennylvania Senate hopeful Dave McCormick, here he pretends to hold a peanut while making a joke about wearing masks to protect against Covid-19.Aimee Dilger | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in his challenge of a campaign finance...
    Elizabeth Holmes promoting Theranos pre-scandal Welcome back to the Nuts & Bolts guide to campaigns. Every week, with the help of members of campaigns around the country and people who’ve worked in field in management, communications, and finance, we cover topics about what can be taken from campaign experience big and small and injected into any...
    Republicans in Pennsylvania are expressing growing concern about the possibility of the party being defeated in November for the state's gubernatorial election. According to Politico, Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Penn.) appears to be the frontrunner and Republican leaders are reportedly working tirelessly being the scenes to ensure he does not end up with the Republican...
    Retired General Kurt Winstead announced Tuesday the latest additions to his campaign team in the race for the Republican nomination for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District. The campaign has added Fred Davis as advertising consultant, Tony Fabrizio and David Lee as pollsters, and The Stoneridge Group as the direct-mail and digital voter contact firm. Davis has...
    Jessica Cisneros Welcome back to the Nuts & Bolts guide to campaigns. This week I want to talk about issues, and why steering away from some out of fear is just bad, bad campaigning. If you haven’t guessed, I want to talk about the importance of being willing to discuss, and own, pro-choice positions in...
    Share this: Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh met with union organizers at the White House on Thursday as the administration looks to boost unionization campaigns. Participants in the meeting, which featured an unscheduled appearance by President Joe Biden, discussed organizers’ efforts to form unions in their workplaces, and how those could...
    (CNN)The October surprise may have arrived in early May.The seismic revelation that the conservative majority on the Supreme Court appears ready to overturn nearly a half century-long constitutional right to an abortion sent a shock through a yet-to-be defined midterm election campaign.Such a decision -- if a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito published by...