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Florida Legislature Passes New Congressional Map DeSantis Pushed Special Session For

Republicans in the Florida House of Representatives passed a new congressional map Thursday that could net the GOP as many as four seats.The new map would create 18 safe districts for Republicans, eight safe districts for Democrats, and two competitive districts, according to FiveThirtyEight. Florida’s U.S. House of Representatives delegation currently consists of 16 Republicans and…

Bernie Sanders Is Once Again Considering A Run For President

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has not ruled out a 2024 presidential campaign if President Joe Biden does not seek a second term in office, according to a memo circulated by a top aide.Sanders, who will be 83 on Election Day 2024, finished in second place behind Hillary Clinton in 2016 and Biden in 2020…

Trump Endorses JD Vance With Ohio Senate Primary Weeks Away

Former President Donald Trump announced his endorsement of author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance in the crowded Ohio Republican Senate primary on Friday.Vance, the author of the best-selling memoir Hillbilly Elegy, is currently in third place in the RealClearPolitics polling average, behind Mike Gibbons and Josh Mandel. The winner of the GOP primary will likely…

Texas Republican Ends Re-Election Campaign After Admitting To Affair

Republican Texas Rep. Van Taylor is ending his re-election campaign and admitted to having an affair just one day after a primary challenger forced him into a run-off.“About a year ago, I made a horrible mistake that has caused deep hurt and pain among those I love most in this world,” Taylor said in a…

Hillary Clinton Returns To Politics With $2,900 Minimum Donation Fundraiser For Dem Senate Candidate

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will headline a big dollar fundraiser Monday night for Ohio Senate candidate Rep. Tim Ryan, in what will be her first fundraising event since the 2020 election cycle.The fundraising event, which will be held on Zoom, was first announced by the Ryan campaign Jan. 18. The minimum donation for…

Pelosi Accuses Republicans Of ‘Undermining Democracy’ Over Election Integrity Laws

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Republican state lawmakers on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday, calling their efforts to pass and enact election integrity laws a “continuation” of Jan. 6.“There is nothing more important for us to do than protect our constitution and our democracy,” Pelosi told host Margaret Brennan. “What the Republicans are doing across…

Following Retirement Rumors, Republican Whip John Thune Announces Re-Election Bid

Republican Whip John Thune of South Dakota announced Saturday that he would seek a fourth term in the Senate, following widespread rumors that he would retire from the upper chamber.Thune is seen as a potential heir to Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and his retirement would have set off a power struggle at the top of…

Trump Endorses Illinois Rep. Mary Miller Ahead Of Member Vs Member Primary

Former President Donald Trump endorsed Republican Illinois Rep. Mary Miller Saturday, shortly before Miller announced that she would run against fellow Republican Rep. Rodney Davis to represent the state’s 15th District.Miller, a freshman, currently represents the 15th District. However, in a brutal gerrymander by the state legislature, Miller was drawn into the 12th District, which…

‘Strategically Poised To Hold The House’ — Pelosi Sends Note To Dems Saying They...

November 24, 2021 5:26 PM ET Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi sent a letter Wednesday to donors and grassroots supporters saying House Democrats are poised to maintain a majority and are preparing for victory despite a number of retirements and bad polling for Democrats.In the letter, obtained first by CNN, Pelosi praises President Joe…

Exclusive — ‘There’s Too Much at Stake’: Florida GOP Vice Chairman Says Republicans Are...

Registered Republican voters in Florida now outnumber registered Democrat voters in the state for the first time in several decades — but according to Vice Chairman of the Florida GOP Christian Ziegler, the Republican Party of Florida has no plans of slowing down or getting comfortable. “It’s important for us to recognize our milestones like overtaking…

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