Sprinkle Seeks FEC Approval for Internet-Based Voter Turnout Platform
Sprinkle Seeks FEC Approval for Internet-Based Voter Turnout Platform
2022-06-14 20:02:23
by Natalie McCormick

WASHINGTON — The internet platform Sprinkle sought an advisory opinion Friday from the Federal Election Commission on its business plan to boost young voter turnout by making it easier to connect with candidates who align with their values. Voter turnout... Read More

Missouri Governor Ratifies State’s New Congressional Districts
2022-05-19 13:33:36
by Dan McCue

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday signed a bill formally revising the boundaries of the state’s eight congressional districts, ending one of the more bitter standoffs of the entire redistricting “season.” "Today, we signed into law... Read More

2022 Elections
Cooper Chooses Retirement Over Running in Carved Up District
2022-01-26 00:27:49
by Dan McCue

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., a member of Congress since 1983, on Tuesday became the latest House Democrat to announce he won’t be seeking reelection in 2022. Cooper, a longtime member of the moderate Blue Dog Coalition of... Read More

Mayoral Races Stay Focused on Police Practices, Rising Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Voters across the U.S. will pick new city leaders Tuesday from candidates who have been largely defined by their stances on police and crime.Those issues came to the forefront in cities big and small after the... Read More

Political News
Clyburn Wants 'Halt' to Biden Tapping House Democrats for Administration

WASHINGTON — Wary of a narrow majority, one of President-elect Joe Biden's closest allies in Congress isn't sure the Democratic Caucus can afford to see any more House members join the new administration. "I think we better bring that to a halt," Majority Whip James E. Clyburn told reporters... Read More

2020 Elections
Trump, Back on Trail, Declares Himself Immune to COVID: ‘I’ll Kiss Everyone in That Audience’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump burst back onto the campaign trail Monday night, delivering an energetic and combative hourlong speech in Central Florida meant to demonstrate his recovery from COVID-19 and resuscitate his faltering reelection campaign. Trump portrayed his illness... Read More

2020 Elections
Oklahoma GOP Runoff Will Set Stage for Challenge to Kendra Horn
2020-08-25 13:59:59
by Reece Nations

OKLAHOMA CITY – Republican voters in Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District will determine their party’s candidate to face incumbent Democrat Rep. Kendra Horn in Tuesday’s primary runoff election. Horn, the first Democrat to represent the district in over 40 years, will... Read More

2020 Elections
Kamala Harris’ Eligibility Is ‘Case Closed,’ Trump Adviser Says

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign officials backed away from questioning Kamala Harris’ eligibility for national office, describing the issue as a non-starter and “case closed.” The president raised the matter twice last week in news conferences and offered praise for... Read More

Political News
2020 Election Will Be Most Litigated in US History

The 2020 election between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden is shaping up to be the most litigated in U.S. history, as changes to balloting prompted by the coronavirus pandemic spur lawsuits that could leave the outcome in suspense for... Read More

2020 Elections
Presidential Elections Usually Inspire a Big Jump in Voter Registration. Not in Pa., This Year

PHILADELPHIA — There was a time when the election was supposed to be the big story of 2020. With all that attention and energy, voter registration numbers would go through the roof. Parties, campaigns and advocacy groups planned to knock... Read More

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