A Republican member of Congress from Louisiana said Sunday that he was sick with Covid-19 for the second time as a surge of new infections hits parts of the U.S. with low vaccination rates.
Referring to the disease as the "biological attack weaponized virus" from China, Rep. Clay Higgins said on Facebook that the latest infection is "far more challenging" than... Read more
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has hit the road, meeting face-to-face with residents to try to overcome vaccine hesitancy — in many cases, hostility — in Arkansas.
Free lottery tickets for those who get vaccinated had few takers. Free hunting and fishing licenses didn’t change many minds either. And this being red-state Arkansas, mandatory vaccinations are off the table.
So Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson... Read more
GOP fundraising has also been bolstered by former President Donald Trump.
The committee charged with helping Republicans wrest control of the House in 2022 raised $45.4 million over the last three months, a record quarterly haul during a year without a national election.
That total was bolstered by $20.1 million raised in June, the highest ever monthly off-year total, according to numbers... Read more
If he doesn’t run, GOP respondents said they’d heartily vote for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis instead.
Former President Donald Trump handily won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday as attendees said they would overwhelmingly like to see him run for another term in the White House in 2024.
The poll, a hypothetical survey asking respondents who they... Read more
In the past week alone, Nikki Haley regaled activists in Iowa, Mike Pence courted donors in California and Donald Trump returned to the rally stage, teasing a third campaign for the White House.
The midterms are more than a year away, and there are 1,225 days until the next presidential election. But Republicans eyeing a White House run are wasting no time... Read more