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Allan Smith


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Recent articles by Allan:

Rusty Bowers, a Jan. 6 committee star witness, loses GOP primary in Arizona

The Arizona House speaker lost a bid for state Senate to a Trump-backed opponent on Tuesday. He told NBC News last month it would take "a miracle" to win. → Read More

Behind Tudor Dixon's rise in the messy GOP primary for governor in Michigan

Dixon, a former conservative commentator, was polling in the single digits and had little fundraising. Over the summer, she capitalized on chaos. → Read More

Trump endorses Tudor Dixon in Michigan governor’s race

Some Republicans had urged the former president not to endorse Dixon because of her support from Betsy DeVos, who resigned from Trump's Cabinet after the Jan. 6 riot. → Read More

Biden's Covid symptoms improving 'significantly,' says doctor

"His predominant symptom now is sore throat," Dr. Kevin O'Connor, the White House physician, said in a letter Sunday. → Read More

Trump-backed Kari Lake gets a hand from an unlikely source in Arizona: Democrats

The effort to call attention to Karrin Taylor Robson's past donations to Democrats mirrors the party's efforts to meddle in other key GOP primaries across the country. → Read More

GOP race for Arizona governor becomes 2024 proxy war as Ducey defies Trump

In a last major test of Donald Trump’s Republican power this year, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey endorsed a potential successor who’s going up against Trump's pick. → Read More

Trump-backed Rep. Mary Miller defeats Rep. Rodney Davis in new Illinois district

Miller raised eyebrows over the weekend when she called the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade a "victory for white life." Her campaign said she misspoke. → Read More

Rep. Lee Zeldin beats Andrew Giuliani in New York's GOP primary for governor

The Long Island lawmaker, who made his name defending Trump in his first impeachment, will face Gov. Kathy Hochul, who cruised to the Democratic Party's nomination. → Read More

Ryan Kelley was arrested for his role in Jan. 6. Now he's a front-runner in Michigan’s GOP primary for governor.

Kelley's surge has early echoes of Doug Mastriano’s primary victory in Pennsylvania and suggests the GOP could soon nominate another election denier to lead a battleground state. → Read More

The untold story of Ginni Thomas's anti-cult activism — after she was 'deprogrammed'

Ginni Thomas became an anti-cult activist after being pulled out of a self-help program in the 1980s, she said in a video obtained by NBC News. → Read More

'I was slipping in people's blood': Police officer describes battling rioters after Capitol became a 'war scene'

Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards provided some of the most gripping and graphic testimony during the House Jan. 6 Committee’s first hearing on Thursday. → Read More

Former AG Bill Barr appears to have met with Jan. 6 committee

The panel is expected to begin public hearings next week. → Read More

Former Trump aide Peter Navarro says he's been subpoenaed by grand jury for Jan. 6 documents

Navarro made the claim in a lawsuit challenging a subpoena from the House committee investigating the riot at the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

Texas AG Ken Paxton defeats George P. Bush in GOP primary in bid for re-election

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a close ally of former President Donald Trump, fended off a primary challenge from Texas Land Commissioner George P. → Read More

Trump washes hands of Perdue in Georgia as his campaign limps into final stretch

Trump, who recruited Perdue to challenge GOP Gov. Brian Kemp, groused about a lackluster effort and won't make any more appearances ahead of Tuesday's vote, sources said. → Read More

Primary election 2022 live updates: Pa. GOP Senate race in dead heat

The Republican Senate primary in Pennsylvania, where former President Donald Trump's preferred candidate Mehmet Oz is locked in a dead heat with businessman Dav → Read More

Trump allies' secret work to overturn 2020 election detailed in new text messages

A new tranche of text messages were published Monday between former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and allies of former President Donald Trump. → Read More

RNC votes to withdraw from Commission on Presidential Debates events

The Republican National Committee has voted to require GOP presidential candidates to abstain from debates sanctioned by the Commission on Presidential Debates. → Read More

Trump is sitting on a fortune. Republicans want it for the midterms.

The former president has made small donations to favored candidates, but few have been in races that will determine control of Congress. → Read More

'Revenge': Georgia GOP primaries test Trump's power, voter fraud lie

From the governor's race down to the insurance commissioner’s election, Trump is endorsing candidates in hope of sweeping Gov. Brian Kemp and his allies out of office. → Read More