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Why Abortion May Be A Winning Issue For Democrats

Why Abortion May Be A Winning Issue For Democrats

2022 Election Why Abortion May Be A Winning Issue For Democrats By Michael Tesler Aug. 3, 2022, at 4:22 PM The “no” vote in Kansas on Tuesday suggests voters are more aligned with the Democrats on abortion rights. Kyle Rivas / Getty Images On Tuesday, we got our first test of how potent an issue abortion might be for Democrats this fall. In a state that overwhelmingly voted for then-President Donald Trump in 2020, a ballot initiative clarifying that Kansas’s…

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What’s Behind Senate Republicans’ Hesitancy Toward Same-Sex Marriage?

What’s Behind Senate Republicans’ Hesitancy Toward Same-Sex Marriage?

Congress What’s Behind Senate Republicans’ Hesitancy Toward Same-Sex Marriage? By Monica Potts Aug. 3, 2022, at 6:00 AM PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES It’s hard to think of an issue on which public opinion in the United States has changed as completely and rapidly as it has on same-sex marriage.  When Gallup began tracking the issue in 1996, support was at about 27 percent, with 68 percent opposed. As of May, however, 71 percent supported same-sex marriage…

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Will 3 Pro-Impeachment House Republicans Survive Tuesday’s Primaries?

Will 3 Pro-Impeachment House Republicans Survive Tuesday’s Primaries?

2022 Election Will 3 Pro-Impeachment House Republicans Survive Tuesday’s Primaries? And 11 other races in Michigan, Kansas, Washington and Tennessee we’re watching. By Geoffrey Skelley and Nathaniel Rakich and Geoffrey Skelley and Nathaniel Rakich Aug. 2, 2022, at 6:00 AM Reps. Dan Newhouse and Jaime Herrera Beutler are two of the three pro-impeachment House Republicans who face a primary challenge on Tuesday. Happy primary day, Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Washington! To celebrate, we’re catching you up on all…

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Politics Podcast: All The Political News You Missed Last Week

Politics Podcast: All The Political News You Missed Last Week

FiveThirtyEight   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS Last week Sens. Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer announced they had reached an agreement on a climate, tax and health care bill — an outcome that seemed unlikely just weeks ago. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses how Congress has been passing a slew of legislation recently and whether that trend will continue with the new Inflation Reduction Act. Speaking of inflation, the team also…

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How Far Right Will Republican Primary Voters Go In Arizona And Missouri?

How Far Right Will Republican Primary Voters Go In Arizona And Missouri?

2022 Election How Far Right Will Republican Primary Voters Go In Arizona And Missouri? We’re watching a dozen primaries in the two states. By Geoffrey Skelley and Nathaniel Rakich and Geoffrey Skelley and Nathaniel Rakich Aug. 1, 2022, at 6:00 AM Arizona is one of six states kicking off the August primaries. Mario Tama / Getty Images After taking a month off (mostly), primary season is back in full force this Tuesday, Aug. 2. Voters in six states will choose…

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These 2020 Election Deniers Are Running For Office In Arizona

These 2020 Election Deniers Are Running For Office In Arizona

A major QAnon supporter is on the ballot in Arizona on Tuesday. He isn’t the only election denier who could grab a nomination. Transcript Ron Watkins: President Trump had his election stolen. Not just in Arizona, but in other states, too. We must now take this fight to Washington, D.C., and vote out all the dirty Democrats who have stolen our republic. Kaleigh Rogers: That’s Ron Watkins, the former administrator of an online message board where Q — the shadowy…

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