U.S. support for legal same-sex marriage continues to trend upward, now at 70% — a new high in Gallup’s trend since 1996. This latest figure marks an increase of 10 percentage points since 2015, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that all states must recognize same-sex marriages.
According to a report from Alaska Public Media, former Alaska State Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux (R) is facing four new counts of voter fraud related to the 2018 election with officials pressuring a former aide of hers to testify against her. LeDoux, who ran for the U.S. House seat held by Rep. Don Young (R-AK) in 2008, previouslyContinue reading “Former GOP lawmaker hit with new voter fraud charges after FBI investigation: report”
FEC investigation failed to uncover link to Rally Forge, a firm with close ties to Turning Point USA A digital marketing firm closely linked to the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA was responsible for a series of deceptive Facebook ads promoting Green party candidates during the 2018 US midterm elections, the Guardian can reveal. In anContinue reading “Revealed: rightwing firm posed as leftist group on Facebook to divide Democrats”
This is a glimpse into the world of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a corporate-funded charity that pays for lawmaker trips to resorts where they leave with ready-to-pass bills. Neither ALEC nor the Georgia legislature would show us where the money comes from, or who it goes to.
Trump’s PAC, Save America, is asking supporters to donate extra money on his birthday. It says it wants to surprise Trump “with a record breaking fundraising day,” and opts supporters into an extra donation. There aren’t many restrictions on how the donations to the PAC could be spent. Save America, the political action committee (PAC) createdContinue reading “Trump’s PAC, Save America, is opting supporters into extra ‘surprise’ donations for his birthday”
Pennsylvania’s Republican House leadership cut the microphone of a state Democrat on Wednesday. Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, said the GOP delegation “is 100% white.” Sims accused the Pennsylvania GOP of pursuing a “grossly, predictably misogynistic agenda.” A Pennsylvania Democrat had his speech cut short on Wednesday after he said the state’s RepublicanContinue reading “Pennsylvania Republicans cut a lawmaker’s mic after he said the state GOP is ‘100% white’”
A new survey spanning 16 nations and regions, most of them U.S. allies, has shown the country’s global image rebounded after President Joe Biden succeeded former President Donald Trump, but not a single country believed the United States any longer constitutes a good example for democracy. The Pew Research Center published on Thursday the results of its SpringContinue reading “Allies Believe U.S. ‘No Longer a Good Model of Democracy,’ Poll Shows”
Donald Trump announces that he will be back in the White House “sooner than people think” in a bizarre new fundraising video for Republicans