Trump demands PA voters to reject Senate hopeful Kathy Barnette

Former President Donald Trump is urging Pennsylvania Republicans to reject surging Senate candidate Kathy Barnette in a Tuesday primary as controversial past remarks surface making her a tougher sell in the general election. Trump backs TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz ahead of voting in what appears to be a three-way race against Barnette, a firebrand … Read more

Judge says he’ll block Gov. Ron DeSantis’ redistricting plan

A state judge has ruled that a congressional map approved by Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and drawn by his staff is unconstitutional because it breaks up a district where Black voters can choose their representatives By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press May 11, 2022, 8:11 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this … Read more

Senate to vote on Roe v. Wade abortion rights bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., flanked from left by Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, DN.Y., holds a news conference on Thursday, May 5, 2022, to announce the Senate will vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022. Bill Clark | Cq-roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Senate Republicans on Wednesday … Read more

GOP fears far-right candidate will be PA governor nominee

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With six days until Pennsylvania’s primary, Republicans are openly worrying that a leading candidate in the crowded GOP field for governor is unelectable in the fall general election and will fumble away an opportunity for the party to take over the battleground state’s executive suite. Doug Mastriano, 58, a state senator … Read more

Woman avoids jail for voting dead mom’s ballot in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix on Friday sentenced a woman o two years of felony probation, fines and community service for voting her dead mother’s ballot in Arizona in the 2020 general election. But the judge rejected a prosecutor’s request that she serve at least 30 days in jail because she lied to … Read more

Macron wins election, but France’s far-right has gotten record support

Addressing her supporters in Paris Sunday night, Le Pen conceded defeat but said: “We have nevertheless been victorious.” Thierry Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron may have just won a second term in office, but political analysts believe the continued rise of the far-right will cause him significant headaches … Read more

2022 French election: Live updates

PARIS — Watching France’s presidential election results was especially stressful for Yasmina Aksas. The 19-year-old law student could have been forced to remove her headscarf if far-right leader Marine Le Pen had won instead of incumbent Emmanuel Macron. Speaking to AP as the first projections came in showing Macron in the lead, Aksas was visible … Read more

Emmanuel Macron vs Marine Le Pen

If Macron’s win is confirmed then he’ll likely continue his reformist agenda. Louise Delmotte | Getty Images News | Getty Images France’s Emmanuel Macron looks set for a second term as president, with exit polls predicting he will comfortably beat his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s election. Centrist Macron of the La République … Read more

President Emmanuel Macron faceoff with Marine Le Pen

The second — and final — round of voting sees centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron face off against nationalist and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images French citizens are heading to the polls Sunday in a presidential election set against the backdrop of war in Ukraine and a cost … Read more

Russia ties haunt far-right candidate Le Pen

France’s far-right party Rassemblement National candidate for the 2022 French presidential election Marine Le Pen. Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images The leader of France’s nationalist and far-right political party, Marine Le Pen, has seen her momentum stall in the runup to Sunday’s vote with her previous links to Russia resurfacing in recent … Read more