The House has passed legislation to overhaul the rules for certifying the results of a presidential election as lawmakers accelerate their response to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection and Donald Trump’s failed attempt to remain in power.
The GOP candidates say dismantling the elections commission and giving power to the secretary of state to oversee elections would let voters hold someone accountable for election-related decisions.
Dan Cox defeated a moderate rival backed by outgoing Gov. Larry Hogan. Cox will face the winner of the Democratic primary in the November general election.
Seven states are set to host primary elections Tuesday as the nation comes to terms with last week’s stunning Supreme Court ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion.
The voting machines used in over a dozen states can potentially be hacked due to the vulnerable software.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn was a rising star in the Republican party until he was involved in scandals. Cawthorn claimed he was invited to orgies where people snorted cocaine. He also was caught twice with guns at the airport.
Here’s what to look for in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho and Oregon as the results come in.
Jim Pillen, a hog farm owner and veterinarian, defeated eight challengers, including Charles Herbster, a businessman who faced groping allegations late in the campaign.
Given Vladimir Putin’s antipathy toward the West and his repeated denunciations of Ukraine, officials believe he may see the U.S. backing of Ukraine’s resistance as a direct affront to him, giving him further incentive to target another U.S. election.