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Politics Podcast: Could The Inflation Reduction Act Save Biden’s Approval Rating?

Politics Podcast: Could The Inflation Reduction Act Save Biden’s Approval Rating?

FiveThirtyEight   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS On Sunday, the Senate passed the largest climate change intervention bill in American history, the Inflation Reduction Act. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses whether Democrats could turn around Biden’s approval rating with this newest piece of legislation, assuming they can get it through the House. The team then reviews a polling experiment that tested how live polls by Siena College compared with online and…

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Wisconsin Spent Months Investigating The 2020 Election. These Candidates Still Believe It Was Fraudulent.

Wisconsin Spent Months Investigating The 2020 Election. These Candidates Still Believe It Was Fraudulent.

In another episode of Election Deniers On The Ballot, reporter Kaleigh Rogers explores the candidates running in Wisconsin’s Republican primary elections who believe the 2020 election with stolen from former President Donald Trump. Transcript KALEIGH ROGERS: Just hours before a mob of rioters smashed their way into the Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021, a senior aide to Sen. Ron Johnson fired off a text to a member of Vice President Mike Pence’s team. “Johnson needs to hand something to…

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3 Republican Primaries — And A Special Election — To Watch In Minnesota And Wisconsin

3 Republican Primaries — And A Special Election — To Watch In Minnesota And Wisconsin

2022 Election 3 Republican Primaries — And A Special Election — To Watch In Minnesota And Wisconsin By Nathaniel Rakich Aug. 8, 2022, at 6:00 AM Though former President Donald Trump is backing her main challenger, former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch won the endorsement of former Vice President Mike Pence in Wisconsin’s GOP race for governor. Scott Olson / Getty Images In summertime, I like to head north to beat the heat — and that’s exactly what we’re doing with…

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News Roundup: A bad day for Donald Trump, Alex Jones, government toilets and multiple senators

News Roundup: A bad day for Donald Trump, Alex Jones, government toilets and multiple senators

Well, that is … something. It was a very busy day for Republican crimes and humiliations—so busy that we can’t even mention more than a scrap of it. Aside from a federal search warrant executed at a former certain president’s for-profit house: Alex Jones’ troubles continue with a report that the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 coup attempt is now in possession of his text messages for the period in question. New photos of Donald Trump’s own crimes and humiliations have…

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Reactions come in after news the FBI searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Reactions come in after news the FBI searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

If you haven’t heard, gotten some kind of notification on your devices, or were stuck inside of a Mar-a-Lago safe for the past couple of hours, the Federal Bureau of Investigation—also known as the FBI—served a search warrant at disgraced twice impeached president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago in Florida on Monday. It’s what the kids call breaking news. Donald Trump went to his failed social media platform Truth Social to post a clearly long-ago written screed blaming the deep state, whining…

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