Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, a Republican, believes his party is at a crossroads as the 2022 midterm elections approach. And he says Republican voters need to choose between believing in disproven election fraud conspiracy theories and forging ahead with new leadership that will push the party toward a better place.
“We're either gonna placate and play populism one on one... Read more
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema
All but conceding defeat, President Joe Biden said Thursday he’s now unsure the Democrats' major elections and voting rights legislation can pass Congress this year. He spoke at the Capitol after a key fellow Democrat, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, dramatically announced her refusal to go along with changing Senate rules to muscle the bill past a Republican... Read more
Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota said the party risks losing credibility and voters if Trump is allowed to undermine trust in the democratic process.
U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota has been telling people for the last year that the 2020 election was fair, but this week he did something few other Republicans have dared — tell a national audience that.
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One year after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Americans are deeply pessimistic about the future of democracy.
A new NPR/Ipsos poll finds that 64% of Americans believe U.S. democracy is "in crisis and at risk of failing." That sentiment is felt most acutely by Republicans: Two-thirds of GOP respondents agree with the verifiably false claim that "voter fraud helped Joe Biden win... Read more
On two occasions in the past several days, former President Donald Trump made strong endorsements of the coronavirus vaccines, surprising political analysts who have become accustomed to his relative silence on the issue and angering some of his anti-vaccine supporters.
The first endorsement came last Sunday, when Trump revealed during an interview with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly that he had received his... Read more