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O'Rourke announces bid to take on Greg Abbott in 2022 Texas gubernatorial race

Beto O'Rourke, the former congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Monday launched his campaign to unseat Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2022. → Read More

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New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu declines Senate bid in significant blow for Republicans

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu on Tuesday said he would not run against Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan in 2022, dealing a significant blow to Republicans who hoped the seat would be a top target in the critical midterm elections. → Read More

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'People have freedoms': Republicans eyeing 2024 take on Biden's vaccine mandate

A growing roster of ambitious Republicans, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, joined the legal battle against President Joe Biden's workplace vaccine mandates. → Read More

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Glenn Youngkin wrote the GOP playbook to navigate the Trump factor. Can it be replicated in 2022?

With his victory in the Virginia gubernatorial race, Glenn Youngkin wrote a new Republican playbook for keeping Donald Trump's base engaged without alienating the voters who were repelled by the former President in recent elections. → Read More

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8 takeaways from the 2021 elections

Republican Glenn Youngkin's projected win in the Virginia governor's race Tuesday erased any doubt: Democrats' slim congressional majorities are in grave danger in next year's midterm elections. → Read More

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What to watch in Tuesday's elections

Tuesday's elections in states and cities across the country are set to serve as an early gauge of Joe Biden's presidency and the political environment headed into next year's midterm elections. → Read More

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Here are the major 2021 races to watch

Voters across the country head to the polls on November 2, 2021 to decide a series of races that will test the national political landscape and the direction of the Democratic Party a year into Joe Biden's presidency. → Read More

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Trump tells backers to 'get out and vote' for Youngkin in Virginia governor's race

Former President Donald Trump said in a statement Monday that he and Glenn Youngkin, the Republican nominee in Virginia's governor's race, "get along very well together and strongly believe in many of the same policies." → Read More

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Republican voters cut Youngkin some slack as he walks tightrope on Trump

Donald Trump may not physically be in Virginia for the commonwealth's critical off-year elections. But to Glenn Youngkin's most ardent supporters, the way their candidate has kept Trump at a distance will all be worth it if he wins on Tuesday. → Read More

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As early voting nears its end, McAuliffe and Youngkin campaign in decidedly different ways

In the increasingly nationalized race to be Virginia's next governor, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are closing their campaigns in decidedly different ways. → Read More

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West Virginia governor says he would welcome three Maryland counties with 'open arms' after GOP legislators ask to join his state

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Friday that he would welcome three western Maryland counties whose Republican legislators have asked to join the state. → Read More

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Texas GOP consolidates power in new congressional maps as Senate again fails to act on voting rights

With Texas Republicans bolstering their congressional majorities in new maps they approved this week, Senate Republicans in Washington, DC, on Wednesday blocked yet another voting rights bill that would crack down on those kinds of gerrymanders. → Read More

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Iowa Democratic Party chairman says he was targeted by threatening messages after criticizing Trump

Ross Wilburn, the Iowa Democratic Party chairman, says he received racist threats in the days after he published an op-ed in the Des Moines Register that was critical of former President Donald Trump and Republicans who have aligned themselves with him. → Read More

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Calls to end Wisconsin Republicans' review of 2020 election grow amid investigator's blunders

The Republicans conducting a review of Wisconsin's 2020 election results are facing mounting calls to shut the probe down after a series of blunders by the former judge hired to conduct it. → Read More

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Who is Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Virginia?

Terry McAuliffe, the former governor of Virginia, is vying for another shot at leading the commonwealth, a place which bars governors from serving successive terms. → Read More

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Who is Glenn Youngkin, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Virginia?

Glenn Youngkin, the Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, has pitched himself as a businessman and a political outsider. → Read More

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McAuliffe and Youngkin battle over Covid-19 vaccine mandates in Virginia governor's debate

Democratic former Gov. Terry McAuliffe lambasted Republican Glenn Youngkin on Tuesday night over his opposition to mandating Covid-19 vaccines for state workers in the second and final debate of the Virginia governor's race. → Read More

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Trump endorses Kari Lake in 2022 Arizona governor's race

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Kari Lake, a media-bashing former local news anchor who has parroted his lies about election fraud, in Arizona's 2022 governor's race. → Read More

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Draft report from partisan Arizona review confirms Biden defeated Trump in Maricopa County last November

The partisan review of Maricopa County's 2.1 million ballots cast in the 2020 election found a vote count nearly identical to what the county had previously reported, a draft report detailing its findings shows. → Read More

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'A $276 million waste': California Democrats seek changes to recall process after Newsom's landslide

Immediately after Gavin Newsom beat back a recall effort, Democratic officials in California called for reforms to the process that commanded weeks of attention and cost $276 million -- only to result in a landslide victory for a governor who was up for reelection in 14 months anyway. → Read More