Anti-abortion groups are at odds on strategies ahead of Ohio vote. It could be a preview for 2024
Abortion opponents in Ohio are at odds over how to frame their opposition to a reproductive rights amendment on the state’s November ballot and over longer-term goals on how severely they would restrict the procedure.
Slovakia election pits a pro-Russia former prime minister against a liberal pro-West newcomer
Voters in Slovakia are casting ballots in an early parliamentary election that pits a populist former prime minister who campaigned on a pro-Russia and anti-American message against a liberal, pro-West newcomer.
Polish opposition leader Donald Tusk seeks to boost his election chances with a rally in Warsaw
Poland’s opposition leader Donald Tusk is leading a march in Warsaw on Sunday aimed at energizing supporters and winning new hearts in his against-the-odds battle to unseat the right-wing government in the nation’s upcoming parliamentary election.
Trump animates California Republicans with calls to shoot people who rob stores
In an occasionally dark and profane speech, Donald Trump on Friday sought to win over Republicans in California by complaining that rich people in Beverly Hills smell bad because they’re denied water, reiterating lies about widespread election fraud and calling on police to shoot people robbing stores.
Democratic rising stars rally around Biden's reelection. They're also eyeing 2028 bids of their own
A new generation of Democratic presidential prospects is taking steps to strengthen their national profiles as they fan out across the country to help President Joe Biden's reelection campaign.
In a win for Black voters in redistricting case, Alabama to get new congressional lines
Alabama is headed to the first significant revamp of its congressional map in three decades after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the state’s bid to keep using a plan with a single majority-Black district.
Trump goes to Michigan to rail against Biden's electric vehicle push while GOP rivals debate
As his Republican rivals sparred onstage in California at their second primary debate, Donald Trump was in battleground Michigan Wednesday night working to win over blue-collar voters in the midst of an autoworkers’ strike.
DeSantis purposely dismantled a Black congressional district, attorney says as trial over map begins
Lawyers representing Black voters told a three-judge federal panel that Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis violated the U.S. Constitution by deliberately dismantling a congressional district that favored Black candidates.
Capitol rioter who trained for a 'firefight' with paintball gets over four years in prison
A California man whom prosecutors say was fixated on arresting Democratic leaders and training for combat with paintball fights after the 2020 presidential election has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for his role in the U.S. Capitol riot.
Trump lawyers say prosecutors want to 'silence' him with gag order in his federal 2020 election case
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump are slamming prosecutors’ request for a narrow gag order in his 2020 election subversion case in Washington, calling it an effort to “unconstitutionally silence” his political speech.
Trump argues First Amendment protects him from 'insurrection' cases aimed at keeping him off ballot
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump are arguing that attempts to kick him off the presidential ballot under a rarely used constitutional clause for engaging in “insurrection” are improper attempts to interfere with his freedom of speech.
DeSantis, Florida officials sued over felon voter eligibility rules, ‘election police’
A new federal lawsuit accuses Florida officials, including Gov. Ron DeSantis, of making it difficult for convicted felons to determine their voter eligibility, and using the state’s Office of Election Crimes and Security to intimidate, all in violation of the U.S. Constitution and the Voting Rights Act.
DeSantis wants to push Disney lawsuit to after 2024 election
Gov. DeSantis would prefer to see the federal lawsuit the Walt Disney Company filed against him dismissed, but if it has to go forward, his attorneys are pushing for a trial date in 2025 — a year after the presidential election he hopes to be a nominee in.
Mike Pence to launch campaign for president in Iowa June 7
Former Vice President Mike Pence will officially launch his widely expected campaign for the Republican nomination for president in Iowa next week, adding another candidate to the growing GOP field and putting him in direct competition with his former boss.
DeSantis’ presidential run is coming. Here’s what we could see in the campaign
Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to launch his presidential campaign as early as Wednesday, according to CBS News, first with a “virtual” announcement followed days later by an appearance in DeSantis’s hometown of Dunedin.
Florida Senate passes controversial election law changes
The Florida Senate on Wednesday approved a sweeping elections bill aimed at continuing Republican leaders’ efforts to crack down on voter-registration groups and ensuring Gov. Ron DeSantis doesn’t have to resign from office to run for president.