Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Bottoms, who narrowly won a runoff election four years ago, pushed backed against any questions about whether she could have secured a second victory later this year. She noted a re-election fundraiser she held with Biden and said polls showed her in a strong position. “‘Is she afraid of the competition?’ NEVER,” Bottoms wrote. Bottoms’ … Leer más

Yang falls behind Adams for first time in New York mayor’s race poll

No other candidate cracked double digits, and 11 percent of those polled reported being undecided ahead of the June 22 primary to replace outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio. Until now, Adams has generally ranked second to Yang, though a poll conducted by charter school organization Students First recently found him inching closer to the first-time … Leer más

Newsom’s AG pick will test California’s mood on criminal justice

Bonta enters as one of the nation’s most liberal attorneys general and has repeatedly spoken about a lack of trust between law enforcement and the communities they police. His ascension comes as reform-minded prosecutors have come to power around California and the country and ignited a fierce battle with from law enforcement. Bonta is allied … Leer más

Opinion | The Real Reason Republicans Want to Oust Liz Cheney

But Republican lawmakers and GOP operatives alike are frustrated that, after standing by her, Cheney has repaid the favor by continuing to draw attention to an issue that divides Republicans, rather than training her fire on the Biden administration. And while, yes, it is possible to do both, take a look at the headlines and … Leer más

Trump bashes Cheney amid GOP leadership schism

Trump went on to target former Vice President Mike Pence and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for their refusals to more forcefully support his efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election. “Never give up!” he said. Trump’s statement came shortly after Facebook’s oversight board ruled that the former president should remain banned from … Leer más

Trump attorney, other allies launch voter fraud organization

State Attorney General Ken Paxton waits on the flight line. | AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez “The Election Integrity Alliance’s National Board is comprised of individuals who have fought for election integrity at great personal risk and who are champions for free and fair elections,” the organization said in a statement. People familiar with the project say … Leer más