Election 2024

White House slams ‘baseless’ House GOP impeachment inquiry as ‘political stunt’

BY: - September 13, 2023

WASHINGTON — The White House is lambasting the House GOP’s decision to open an impeachment inquiry into unproven allegations that President Joe Biden profited from his son’s international business scheme during his time as vice president in the Obama administration. Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy announced Tuesday that he directed several of the chamber’s committees to […]

U.S. House Speaker McCarthy tells committees to launch Biden impeachment probe

BY: - September 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday announced that he has directed several House committees to open a formal impeachment inquiry into unproven GOP allegations that President Joe Biden profited from his son’s business dealings when he was vice president in the Obama administration. “These allegations paint a picture, a picture of corruption,” […]


Do unbiased jurors exist to serve at Trump’s trials in the age of social media?

BY: - September 9, 2023

As trial dates approach for former President Donald Trump’s indictments, both he and prosecutors are already claiming it will be hard to secure an impartial jury. Special counsel Jack Smith has said Trump’s public statements risk contaminating the jury pool for the charges he will face in a federal court in Washington, D.C., related to […]

Trump, holding wide lead in latest caucus poll, returns to Iowa Saturday

BY: - September 9, 2023

Former President Donald Trump was headed Saturday to Iowa, where a new poll shows no other candidates have neared his large lead among likely GOP caucusgoers. Trump was scheduled to make an appearance this afternoon at Iowa State University in Ames, where tens of thousands are gathered for the Iowa-Iowa State football game. He rallied […]

Trump rally highlights Republican division with booing of absent Thune, Rounds, Johnson

BY: - September 9, 2023

RAPID CITY — A Friday event intended to rally the South Dakota Republican Party around Donald Trump’s visit to the state instead showcased division at the party’s highest levels. The state’s all-Republican, three-member congressional delegation — Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds, and Rep. Dusty Johnson — did not attend the event in the ice […]

Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann says concerns remain about Iowa Democrats’ caucus plan

BY: - September 8, 2023

Republican Party of Iowa chair Jeff Kaufmann said the GOP caucus date of Jan. 15, 2024 is “etched in stone,” but concerns remained about whether Iowa Democrats’ new caucus process could affect the state’s first-in-the-nation position. Kaufmann and Steve Scheffler, a Republican National Committee member and Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition president, spoke to reporters […]

Fulton grand jury recommended charges against current, former U.S. senators

BY: - September 8, 2023

A Fulton County special grand jury recommended that prosecutors file criminal charges against former Georgia U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina in the sweeping 2020 presidential election interference case. No charges have been filed against the three senators. The grand jury report released Friday reveals that the […]

President Biden touts jobs and economy in Philadelphia on Labor Day

BY: - September 4, 2023

PHILADELPHIA — President Joe Biden made his seventh trip of the year to the City of Brotherly Love on Monday, telling an audience of union workers that America’s best days are ahead of it, and that support for unions is the strongest it’s been in 60 years. “I told you when I ran for president […]


How did the US presidential campaign get to be so long?

BY: - September 4, 2023

Four hundred and forty-four days prior to the 2024 presidential election, millions of Americans tuned into the first Republican primary debate. If this seems like a long time to contemplate the candidates, it is. By comparison, Canadian election campaigns average just 50 days. In France, candidates have just two weeks to campaign, while Japanese law […]

Not just Ohio: Biased language is the hot new tactic to thwart ballot measures

BY: - September 2, 2023

Abortion-rights supporters filed a lawsuit this week against what they call “deceptive” ballot language produced by Ohio officials for the state’s closely-watched upcoming referendum on the issue. But it isn’t just the Buckeye State that’s lately seeing fierce battles over the once-obscure topic of ballot language. In recent weeks, officials in Missouri — where another abortion-rights […]

Trump pleads not guilty, waives arraignment in Georgia 2020 election interference case

BY: - August 31, 2023

Former President Donald Trump entered a not guilty plea on Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court on 13 felony counts that charge him with racketeering for attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. In the court filing on Thursday, Trump also voluntarily waived his right to an arraignment hearing scheduled for Wednesday in […]

Sen. Tim Scott says 15-week abortion ban could be winning ‘compromise’

BY: - August 31, 2023

OSKALOOSA — Republican presidential candidate Tim Scott, campaigning in Iowa Thursday, said a federal 15-week abortion ban would make abortion a “much less political issue.” Roughly 80 people gathered at the Iowa State University Extension in Oskaloosa to hear from the South Carolina senator and ask him about issues from federal spending to U.S. foreign […]