Trump’s constitutional remarks put McConnell, GOP on the defensive

Trump’s constitutional remarks put McConnell, GOP on the defensive

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell delivered another rebuke of former President Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying that anyone who believes the Constitution can be suspended would have a “very difficult time” becoming president of the United States. The comment marked the second time in as many weeks by McConnell and other Republicans … Read more

DOJ subpoenas election officials in states Trump contested

DOJ subpoenas election officials in states Trump contested

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, requesting communications with or involving former President Donald Trumphis 2020 campaign aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to try to overturn the election results. The requests, issued to Milwaukee and Dane counties … Read more

Warnock or Walker? Georgia runoff to decide last Senate seat

Warnock or Walker?  Georgia runoff to decide last Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia voters will decide the final Senate race on Tuesday in the country, choosing between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican football legend Herschel Walker after a four-week runoff blitz that has drawn a flood of outside spending to an increasingly personal battle. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than the two … Read more

Arizona certifies 2022 election despite GOP complaints

Arizona certifies 2022 election despite GOP complaints

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona’s top officials certified the midterm elections results Monday that formalized victories for Democrats over Republicans who falsely claimed the 2020 election was rigged. The certification opens a five-day window for formal election challenges. Republican Kari Lake, who lost the race for governor, is expected to file a lawsuit in the coming … Read more

Warnock or Walker? Georgia runoff to decide last Senate seat

Warnock or Walker?  Georgia runoff to decide last Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia voters will decide the final Senate race on Tuesday in the country, choosing between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican football legend Herschel Walker after a four-week runoff blitz that has drawn a flood of outside spending to an increasingly personal battle. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than the two … Read more

The DNC is facing a roadblock in Georgia ahead of the 2024 primary

The DNC is facing a roadblock in Georgia ahead of the 2024 primary

Georgia election officials oppose moves by the Democratic National Committee to move their state up in the 2024 primary window, complicating President Biden’s carefully calibrated plans to reorganize his party’s nominating plan. Why it matters: Democratic leaders are committed to adding Georgia to the top five early voting states as a nod to voters of … Read more

The Supreme Court weighs ‘most important case’ about democracy

The Supreme Court weighs ‘most important case’ about democracy

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is about to confront a new election challenge, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a new ruling that could significantly increase state legislatures’ power over congressional and presidential elections. The court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts to heavily draw congressional … Read more

Democrats are moving to make South Carolina, not Iowa, the first voting state

Democrats are moving to make South Carolina, not Iowa, the first voting state

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats voted Friday to remove Iowa as the top state on the presidential nominating calendar and replace it with South Carolina starting in 2024, a dramatic shakeup championed by President Joe Biden to better reflect the party’s deeply diverse electorate. The Democratic National Committee’s rulemaking arm took the step to divest Iowa … Read more

Man shot Warnock election worker

Man shot Warnock election worker

Jimmy Paiz Source: Chatham County Sheriff’s Office CNBC politics Read more about CNBC’s political coverage: “According to the preliminary investigation, the teenager was campaigning for Raphael Warnock for the upcoming by-election when the incident took place,” police said. “While at the front door of one of the residences on Hartridge Street, the suspect fired a … Read more

Arizona county certifies elections by court order

Arizona county certifies elections by court order

PHOENIX (AP) – A rural Arizona district certified its midterm election results Thursday, following the order of a judge who ruled that Republican supervisors broke the law when they refused to sign off on the vote count before this week’s deadline. Two Republicans on Cochise County’s three-member Board of Supervisors refused for weeks to certify … Read more