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adamkaz/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Politically minded eyes were on Ohio and Indiana Tuesday night, as the Republican and Democratic parties faced renewed identity crises, pulled between election denialism and anti-Trump factions on the right and progressives and pro-Biden centrists on the left. From questions of Trump’s influence to the growing threat of winnowed abortion access, […]

Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images (TALLAHASSE, Fla.) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is on the brink of notching several wins as the Florida legislature convened for a special session Tuesday to finalize the state’s redistricting process. Not only is his controversial redistricting plan that heavily benefits Republicans likely to pass, but he […]

Megan Varner/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — While many mainstream Republicans look toward making waves in the midterm elections, some are still clinging to the past. After GOP Rep. Mo Brooks’ recently confessed that former President Donald Trump repeatedly urged Brooks to “rescind” the results of the 2020 presidential campaign, some Republicans are exploring — even publicly vowing […]

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday a multi-pronged policy agenda for the Republican Party, the latest in a series of indicators he’s planning to mount a run for the presidency in 2024. Pence sees his “Freedom Agenda” as “focused on the future” and said it “offers a clear […]

chokkicx/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the Democratic National Committee considers changes to its primary calendar, New Jersey Democrats are pitching themselves for consideration as one of the early presidential primary states. In a letter sent Wednesday afternoon to DNC Chair Jamie Harrison, New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chair LeRoy J. Jones, Jr. asked Harrison […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Americans overwhelmingly support the White House’s proposed ban on Russian oil, though they remain very critical of President Joe Biden’s handling of the economy, in general, and inflation, in particular, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll. Over the past several months, Americans’ wallets have been hit by skyrocketing […]

Getty Images/Joe Raedle (NEW YORK) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recent battle with what he considers the “woke agenda” is pushing Florida further to the ideological right and helping position him as a possible contender for president, pitting him against none other than Donald Trump. As DeSantis’ popularity rises among Republicans, DeSantis has been closely mirroring […]

Sean Rayford/Getty Images (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday went further than he has before in publicly and directly criticizing former President Donald Trump, rebuking him as “wrong” in his criticism of Pence’s actions on Jan. 6. His comments came after Trump earlier this week repeated the false claim that Pence […]

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Democratic National Committee announced it hit new fundraising highs, raking in $10.7 million in December and $157 million in 2021. Both figures are records for the committee in a non-presidential election year. The haul by the DNC and its joint fundraising arm, first published by ABC News, […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The anti-abortion rights movement is at a critical moment, motivated in large part by conservative justices on the Supreme Court who seem poised to rule in favor of states’ stringent abortion laws. Now, with the majority of the highest court seemingly on their side, anti-abortion rights supporters are publicly preparing […]