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Andrew Rafferty


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Past articles by Andrew:

The States To Watch Ahead Of Midterms

Andrew Rafferty previews high-profile state races as midterms approach. → Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Reveals Testimony From Trump's Team About Voter Fraud

The committee accused Trump of inciting the Capitol riot, saying he and his advisers bolstered an election fraud conspiracy theory. → Read More

Jan. 6 Witness: Trump 'Detached From Reality' Over Election

The January 6 committee continues to investigate the most violent attack on the Capitol since the War of 1812. → Read More

California Among 7 States Holding Primary Elections Tuesday

The states voting Tuesday are California, Iowa, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota and Montana. → Read More

Why Is Major League Baseball Exempt From Antitrust Laws?

2022 marks 100 years since the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that professional baseball is exempt from the Sherman Antitrust Act. → Read More

Former Pres. Trump Wanted To Seize Voting Machines After Election

Meanwhile, documents about Jan. 6 were torn up, with some damaged beyond repair. → Read More

Here's Why More Than $1.7T Is Owed In U.S. Student Debt

According to, student loan debt is growing six times faster than the nation's economy. → Read More

How The Country's Opinion Of Vaccines Has Changed In 365 Days

The reasons range from concerns over the quick approval process and side effects, to objections to government mandates and misinformation. → Read More

Oath Keepers, Proud Boys Subpoenaed By Jan. 6 House Panel

The groups and their leaders are the latest to be subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection. → Read More

Democrats Wonder Why They're Losing Ground Across U.S.

The campaign arm of House Republicans is adding more than a dozen seats to its list of targets for 2022 – all are currently controlled by Democrats. → Read More

What's Behind President Biden's Poll Numbers?

The past three months have taken a significant political toll on the president. → Read More

Several Former Trump Staffers Subpoenaed By Jan. 6 Committee

The House committee investigating the Capitol riot is expanding the list of people it wants to hear from. → Read More

Why the NRA's Struggles Won't Change Gun Debate, for Now (VIDEO)

The National Rifle Association's recent bankruptcy filing and legal battles have given hope to groups fighting for gun reform. → Read More

Cubans Anxious For U.S. Policy Changes

Cubans are anxious for President Biden to make good on a campaign promise of re-examining Trump administration policies. → Read More

Fact Vs. Friction: Trump Campaign Lawsuit Hits Roadblock In Pa.

Rudy Giuliani appeared in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Tuesday as the legal battle to contest the state's 20 electoral votes continued. → Read More

Fact Vs. Friction: Could GOP Electors Impact Presidential Results?

Republican-controlled states could sub in electors favorable to President Trump — but it's a long shot. → Read More

Should We Trust The Polls In 2020?

Newsy spoke with three of the nation's top polling organizations about how voters should view surveys just days before the presidential election. → Read More

President Trump Won't 'Waste His Time' With A Virtual Debate

If the debate goes on as planned, it's scheduled for Oct. 15. → Read More

VP Debate: Mike Pence, Kamala Harris Clash On Pandemic Response

In the first and only vice presidential debate of the 2020 election, Mike Pence and Kamala Harris clashed on climate change, policing and healthcare. → Read More

Often Overlooked Vice Presidential Debate Now In The Spotlight

The VP debate in Utah may also cover succession, as President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are both in their 70s. → Read More