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Election 2022


'Alarming': Nearly 1/3 in US Worry About Violence, Intimidation at Polls

"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.

Jessica Corbett ·

The Very Good People of Kansas

Kansans, like most Americans, know the difference between what should be left to personal choice and what should be public. But in its ardor to fuel the culture war, the GOP forgot.

Robert Reich ·

How to Stop the GOP From Killing Medicare, Social Security, and Us

The Republican Party is quite literally taking aim at the lives of low-income and working-class people of this country.

Thom Hartmann ·

Progressives See Midterm Hopes Rise on Kansas Voters' Defense of Abortion Rights

"Voters in Kansas just struck a blow to the Republican anti-choice movement. Now millions of people are counting on us to keep this momentum going, because—without question—abortion rights are on the ballot."

Brett Wilkins ·

Mandela Barnes Slams 'Self-Serving, Multimillionaire' Ron Johnson for Attack on Social Security, Medicare

"Wisconsinites pay into Social Security through a lifetime of hard work," said the state's Democratic Lt. Governor, "and they’re counting on this program and Medicare—but Ron Johnson just doesn't care."

Jon Queally ·

Jan. 6 Rallygoer Wins GOP Primary for Arizona's Top Election Official

A member of the far-right extremist group Oath Keepers, Mark Finchem has vowed to end early voting in the state and has called for the 2020 election results to be decertified.

Julia Conley ·

AIPAC's Millions Help Unseat Jewish Progressive Andy Levin in Michigan

"They spent nearly $5 million to target and defeat Levin, far more than was spent by any other group."

Jake Johnson ·

Rebuffing GOP Attack, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Universal Mail-In Voting

The ruling, said one advocate, "ensures that millions of Pennsylvania voters can continue to cast their ballots safely and conveniently in the manner they choose."

Jake Johnson ·

Anti-Choice Forces Push Disinformation as Kansas Votes on Abortion Rights

"The truth is that voting yes opens the door to a total ban on abortion," said one reproductive rights advocate.

Julia Conley ·

Dark Money Pouring Into Secretary of State Races Featuring 'Big Lie' Candidates

"Prom­in­ent elec­tion deniers have attrac­ted large dona­tions—often the legal maximum—from donors who are active in multiple states," warns a new report.

Jon Queally ·

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