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Past articles by Amanda:

Herschel Walker Claimed He Supervised 6 Hospitals. He Didn’t.

The GOP Senate candidate has a long string of exaggerations about his record. → Read More

GOP Candidate Robert Burns Proposed Abortion Panels In 2018

Robert Burns, who is running for Congress in New Hampshire, said a group of people would determine if the "life of the mother" is truly at risk. → Read More

Arizona Senate Nominee Blake Masters Posts Racist, Sexist Tweet

Diversity at the Federal Reserve is a “compelling explanation” for a bad economy, Masters implied. → Read More

5 Races To Watch This Election Day

In Oklahoma, New York and Florida, Democrats and Republicans are fighting for the future direction of their parties. → Read More

GOP Candidates Downplay Possibility Of Pregnancy From Rape

They claim that it’s rare – and if it does happen, just make the best of it. → Read More

Clarence Thomas: Supreme Court Could Now Restrict Marriage Equality, Contraception

The justice called out three cases protecting contraception access and same-sex marriage. → Read More

Kyrsten Sinema Was Main Force Behind Closing The ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ In Gun Deal

The provision would help prevent victims of domestic abuse from facing further violence by their abusers. → Read More

States Set To Ban Abortions Offer Little Support For Parents And Children

The states most determined to limit reproductive rights have a long way to go in offering universal pre-K, paid family leave and postpartum benefits. → Read More

This Is What Republicans Were Talking About During The Jan. 6 Committee Hearing

Literally anything but the violent attempt to overthrow the nation's seat of power to keep Donald Trump in office. → Read More

Trump-Endorsed Candidate Backs Banning Birth Control

Jacky Eubanks, who is running for Michigan state Senate, said “sex ought to be between one man and one woman in the confines of marriage.” → Read More

Minnesota Candidate Delivers Convention Speech While In Labor

Erin Maye Quade withdrew from the nomination process for her state Senate race to go to the hospital. But should organizers have postponed the convention? → Read More

Pennsylvania GOP Senate Candidates Flip-Flop All Over The Place On COVID Precautions

Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick were far less critical of masks and vaccines — until they pivoted to the right. → Read More

Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes History As First Black Woman On Supreme Court

For the first time ever, the court will no longer be a majority of white men. → Read More

Black Female Judges Revel In The Joy Of Ketanji Brown Jackson

The Supreme Court nominee had a sisterhood backing her from afar. → Read More

Beyond Roe: With SCOTUS Hearings, GOP Sketches Terrifying Vision For America

Say farewell to interracial marriage and access to contraception. → Read More

GOP Sen. Mike Braun Says Interracial Marriage Should Be Left To The States

"That's the beauty of the system," said the Indiana senator, who later walked back his comments. → Read More

Trump Casts Himself As Champion Of Ukraine, Despite Once Saying Aid Made U.S. A 'Sucker'

"We give money to Ukraine, and it’s bothered me from day one," Trump said in 2019. → Read More

Herschel Walker Skeptical Of Evolution: 'Why Are There Still Apes? Think About It'

The former NFL player, who is now running for Senate in Georgia, gets some basic facts wrong. → Read More

Iraq Mistakes Hang Over Biden Response On Ukraine

The secretary of state had to assure the U.N. Security Council that he was trying to avert a war, not start a war. → Read More

After Crusade Against Hillary Clinton Emails, GOP Silent On Trump Ripping Up Documents

Where are the "lock him up" chants? → Read More