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Eugene Scott

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Past articles by Eugene:

Second woman accuses Herschel Walker of pressuring her to have abortion

A second woman came forward saying Georgia GOP Senate nominee Herschel Walker pressured her to have an abortion, driving her to a clinic and waiting for hours in the parking lot. → Read More

Democrats call Sen. Tuberville’s comments about crime and reparations racist

Sen. Tommy Tuberville falsely accused Democrats of wanting reparations for people who "do the crime." → Read More

House votes to pass package of policing bills ahead of midterms

Progressive and centrist Democrats reached agreement on the bills to increase funds for local police, a long-sought goal of House leadership fewer than 50 days to midterm elections. → Read More

Graham must testify in Ga. probe of effort to overturn 2020 election, judge rules

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) cited three reasons in seeking to quash the subpoena. The judge rejected all three and said, “The court finds that the District Attorney has shown extraordinary circumstances and a special need for Senator Graham’s testimony.” → Read More

Republicans hold Minnesota House seat as Finstad wins special election

Republican Brad Finstad, a former state lawmaker, has won the special election for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, defeating Democrat Jeff Ettinger in a closely watched race. → Read More

Rep. Jackie Walorski, two staff members killed in Indiana car crash

Walorski, 58, had served in Congress since 2013 and was known for her conservative stances on social issues. → Read More

First Snooki, now Little Steven: Fetterman trolls Oz with N.J. celebrities

Fetterman makes multiple connections between Oz and New Jersey in latest ad. → Read More

9/11 families launch ad criticizing Trump for hosting Saudi-backed golf tournament

Dozens of 9/11 survivors and family members have launched an ad criticizing former president Donald Trump for hosting a Saudi-backed golf tournament at his Bedminster, N.J., golf club. → Read More

Michael LaRosa, Jill Biden’s press secretary, leaving the White House

Michael LaRosa, first lady Jill Biden's press secretary, leaving the White House for public affairs firm. → Read More

Mourners gather to remember Ivana Trump, first wife of former president

Former president Donald Trump joined his children and other mourners to pay their respects to Ivana Trump, his ex-wife who died last week. She was 73. → Read More

Who is Patrick Byrne, former Overstock CEO and election denier?

Patrick Byrne, the former CEO of Overstock, attended the Dec. 18, 2020, White House meeting in which election deniers pushed to seize voting machines. He is scheduled to testify Friday in a closed session with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. → Read More

Rapinoe, Giffords, Denzel Washington to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Biden is awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to 17 people, including Simone Biles, Denzel Washington, Gabby Giffords and, posthumously, inventor Steve Jobs and John McCain. → Read More

Kinzinger, on Jan. 6 panel, shares profane threats sent to his office

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the Jan. 6 committee, shared threatening voicemails and vulgarities that his office has received amid the hearings. → Read More

Andrew Gillum, former Fla. governor candidate, charged with wire fraud

Gillum, who came within a percentage point of winning his 2018 race against Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), denied any wrongdoing in a statement. → Read More

Kurt Schrader loses primary in Oregon’s 5th District

More than a week after voters went to the polls, incumbent Rep. Kurt Schrader fell to Jamie McLeod-Skinner in the Democratic primary for the Oregon’s 5th Congressional District. Election results in the race were delayed after blurry bar codes were rejected by vote-counting machines. McLeod-Skinner, a lawyer and natural resource consultant, will go on to face Republican Lori Chavez-Deremer in the… → Read More

Trump, GOP rivals target Barnette as she threatens to upend Pa. race

Former president Donald Trump, GOP rivals target Kathy Barnette, little-known candidate who is suddenly surging in Pennsylvania primary race. → Read More

Judge rules that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene can run for reelection

A judge ruled Friday that the lawmaker's association with the Jan. 6, 2021, riot did not disqualify her from office. → Read More

Stacey Abrams switches gears from campaign fundraising to aiding abortion rights

Abrams listed a number of abortion rights groups including Planned Parenthood Southeast and NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia that would benefit from her campaign’s funds. → Read More

Biden touts deficit reduction amid high inflation

Biden said the U.S. would cut the federal deficit by more than $1 trillion amid growing concerns about inflation. → Read More

First Black Secret Service agent on presidential detail among pardoned

President Biden used his clemency powers for the first time to issue three pardons and commute the sentences of 75 non-violent drug offenders, saying, "America is a nation of laws and second chances, redemption, and rehabilitation." → Read More