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Democrats React to Donald Trump Trial and Felony Convictions

This article contains Democrat reactions (for Republican reactions, click here, or Trump’s initial reaction, click here) to former President Donald Trump’s felony convictions after a Manhattan, New York jury found him guilty last week. It was the first time in United States history that a former president was convicted of a crime. In the aftermath […]

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Democrat Senator Joe Manchin Switches to Independent

West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe Manchin has announced that he is no longer a registered Democrat and has switched to “independent.” Manchin was first elected to the West Virginia U.S. Senate seat in 2010 and announced his retirement late last year. He said he would travel the country and try to bring people together. Manchin’s […]

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Trump Says Campaign Brought in $34.8 Million in Small Donations

Former President Donald Trump said in a press conference that his campaign brought in $34.8 million in small donor donations within the first 10 hours after his felony conviction was announced. Yesterday, for the first time in American history, a former President of the United States was convicted of a crime. Trump blasted the conviction […]

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Jury Finds Donald Trump Guilty on All 34 Felony Counts

A New York jury has found former President Donald Trump guilty. The case was the first time in American history that a former President of the United States was charged and convicted of a crime. In this case, Trump was accused of 34 crimes, with the prosecution saying he used a “hush money” payment to […]

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U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Sides with NRA Unanimously on 1st Amendment Case

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the National Rifle Association, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, in a unanimous opinion that could make it more difficult for state regulators to pressure companies to cut ties with private organizations, such as political advocacy groups. With the opinion from the Supreme Court, the NRA can still […]

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Trump, Lee, Ramaswamy Face Boos/Cheers at Libertarian Party Convention

Former President Donald Trump and other Republican lawmakers/leaders spoke at the Libertarian National Convention over the weekend to a mixture of boos, heckles, and cheers throughout their speeches. It was the first time in history that a current or former president spoke at the Libertarian Party’s convention. Trump and President Joe Biden were both invited […]

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Election Spotlight: Ohio’s 2nd Congressional District

In November 2023, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) announced he was retiring from Congress. Wenstrup has held the seat since 2013. He was re-elected to his latest term in 2022 by winning the general election 74.5% to 24.5%. Wenstrup said in a video announcing his retirement, in part: ‚ÄúSadly, all too often the frantic pace of […]

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Ohio Governor Calls Special Session to Fix Biden Ballot Access

Ohio Republican Governor Mike Dewine said he is calling a special legislative session to ensure Joe Biden’s name will be on the November ballot. According to Ohio law, the nominations for president and vice president must be submitted to the Ohio Secretary of State 90 days before the November election. This year’s deadline is August […]

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U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Maryland ‘Assault Weapons Ban’ Case Yet

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition for certiorari in a Maryland “assault weapons ban” case before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. The case is Bianchi v Brown. It stems from a 2013 ban on what the Maryland legislature called “assault weapons.” Dominic Bianchi is the primary plaintiff in the case and is […]

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Democrats and Republicans Release April Fundraising Numbers

Fundraising numbers are in for April for both Democrats and Republicans. Democrats have said they brought in $51 million for April, almost half of what it brought in during March, which was $90 million. Republicans are reporting a $76 million, which included a record-breaking one-day $50.5 million Trump fundraiser. Congressionally, House Democrats are reporting $12.4 […]

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Trump Criticizes Gun Owners for Not Voting; Says He’ll Roll Back Biden Gun Control

Former President Donald Trump has vowed to roll back any gun control measures passed during President Joe Biden’s administration and called out gun owners for not voting. Trump was speaking to a crowd of approximately 6,000 at the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas when he gave the remarks. Trump has also received the NRA […]

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Congress

Paul Pelosi’s Attacker Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) husband’s attacker has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. David DePape attacked Paul Pelosi in his home with a hammer in October 2022. Pelosi was left with serious injuries, which he mostly recovered from, but he says he still suffers from the side effects of the attack. DePape […]