Push for Debbie Mucarsel-Powell to take on Rick Scott is growing

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

Push for Debbie Mucarsel-Powell to take on Rick Scott is growing

The push to nudge former Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell to run against Sen. Rick Scott comes after Republicans dominated the 2022 midterms in Florida up and down the ballot. | Lynne Sladky/AP Photo

Ohio’s proxy war over abortion reaches its final battle

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

Ohio’s proxy war over abortion reaches its final battle

More than 500,000 voters have already voted on Issue 1, an amendment that would make it significantly more difficult to alter the state’s constitution. | Darron Cummings/AP Photo

A 6-figure Donald Trump donor is now a No Labels adviser

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

A 6-figure Donald Trump donor is now a No Labels adviser

Allan Keen’s involvement with No Labels is likely to heighten Democratic criticism that the third-party presidential bid will only hurt Joe Biden’s reelection prospects. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo

The anti-vaccine movement is on the rise. The White House is at a loss over what to do about it.

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

The anti-vaccine movement is on the rise. The White House is at a loss over what to do about it.

This is the first story of a five-part series diving into the rise of the anti-vaccine political movement.

LA Council member caught in racist recording announces reelection bid

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

LA Council member caught in racist recording announces reelection bid

Shunned by most of the Democratic establishment, Kevin de León has ensconced himself into the neighborhoods of his eastside Los Angeles district. | Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Ken Paxton suggests he could primary Sen. John Cornyn in 2026

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

Ken Paxton suggests he could primary Sen. John Cornyn in 2026

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (right) has the fierce backing of Donald Trump and many of the former president's conservative allies. | Eric Gay/AP Photo

Trump steamrolls anti-abortion groups

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

Trump steamrolls anti-abortion groups

As his GOP opponents have hoped to close a wide polling gap by attacking former President Donald Trump as a fair-weather conservative, the anti-abortion movement finds itself at a crossroads. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

A Southern Rebellion in 1948 Almost Threw American Democracy into Disarray

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

A Southern Rebellion in 1948 Almost Threw American Democracy into Disarray

In the second in a series of articles that we’ve named “The Closest Calls,” author and journalist Jeff Greenfield looks at some of the most narrowly decided presidential elections.

GOP donor wants his money back after candidate hires Corey Lewandowski

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

GOP donor wants his money back after candidate hires Corey Lewandowski

Corey Lewandowski was paid $100,000 by Jeff Landry’s campaign ahead of the Oct. 14 primary, according to state finance records. | Josh Reynolds/AP Photo

The earmarks Adam Schiff delivered for donors

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

The earmarks Adam Schiff delivered for donors

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is running for Senate on this sanitized version of earmarks, banking on the idea these locally directed spending projects have been rehabilitated with the public. | Francis Chung/POLITICO

The son of Sen. Bob Menendez says he’s seeking reelection in the House 3 days after father’s indictment

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10/04/2023

10/04/2023

The son of Sen. Bob Menendez says he’s seeking reelection in the House 3 days after father’s indictment

Rep. Rob Menendez (D-N.J.) has come to the defense of his father after nearly every major Democratic figure in the state has called for the senator's resignation. | Getty Images

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