As Republicans stumble – could Democrats really hold on to the Senate?

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Marion County Prosecutor requests special prosecutor to assist in capital murder case

Marion County Prosecutor Ray Grogan has requested that the Marion County Common Pleas Court assign a special prosecutor to assist him with a capital murder trial. Christian Gutierrez, age 19, Marion, is accused of shooting and killing Charles A. Feliciano, age 27, Marion, during an incident that occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 9 […]

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Reading through the redacted lines of the Mar-a-Lago raid affidavit

Predictably, it was much nothing about ado. To what should be the surprise of no one, the Justice Department so thoroughly redacted the affidavit supporting the FBI’s raid of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate that the exercise was pointless. DOJ has given us nothing about the monumental decision to execute a search warrant at the home […]

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GOP tries to make Biden’s student debt plan a blue-collar wedge issue ahead of midterms

WASHINGTON — Republicans are working to make President Joe Biden’s historic action to forgive student loan debt an economic wedge issue in November’s midterm elections, with a barrage of attacks casting the move as elitist and unfair to the plumbers, waitresses and truck drivers who never went to college. While Biden and Democrats hope the […]

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Arizona Supreme Court keeps voting rights measure off ballot

PHOENIX (AP) — A voter initiative rolling back Republican-backed election law changes and expanding voting access will not appear on the November ballot, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday, issuing a final death knell after an on-again off-again series of court rulings. The high court decision upholds a lower court ruling issued hours earlier, in […]

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Trump lawyers renew plea for outside supervision of Mar-a-Lago search found

Donald Trump’s attorneys late Friday made a new pitch for an independent review of the materials seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate. In a 12-page filingthey urged a federal judge to appoint a “special master” to prevent the Justice Department from continuing to comb through dozens of boxes taken by FBI agents earlier this month. The […]

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Biden’s student loan relief plan will mainly help working and middle class borrowers, report finds

The three-part relief package could cost up to $605 billion over 10 years, although the price tag could exceed $1 trillion depending on how the proposed income-driven repayment program is actually set up and how many people participate, Penn Wharton found. That’s substantially higher than its initial estimate of a less comprehensive debt relief plan. […]

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Doug Mastriano Says Discouraging ‘Conversion Therapy’ Is ‘Disgusting’

Doug Mastriano, the Republican nominee for Pennsylvania governor, says it’s “disgusting” that the state is directing its agencies to discourage the scientifically discredited practice of “conversion therapy.” On Thursday, Mastriano appeared on 103.7 FM, a conservative talk radio station in the southern tier of the state. Speaking to host Michele Jansen, Mastriano criticized Gov. Tom […]

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Embattled SF supervisor candidate Leanna Louie barred from November election in wake of city investigation

Leanna Louie, who is running an embattled campaign for a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, does not meet the residency requirements necessary to appear on the November ballot in District Four, officials said Friday. The City Attorney’s Office investigated Louie’s living situation and concluded that she had not established a Sunset District […]

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Karl Rove Doesn’t Buy Fox Host’s Spin on Unsealed Mar-a-Lago Affidavit

Fox News Fox News contributor and former Trump campaign adviser Karl Rove wasn’t buying what Fox was trying to sell on Friday when it came to the redacted affidavit used to justify the FBI’s search for classified documents at former President Donald Trump’s estate. Nearly three weeks after the feds first executed a search warrant […]

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