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Democracy Restoration Act would give all released felons the right to vote

WASHINGTON — Crystal Mason was on supervised release for a federal tax fraud conviction when she went to her polling place in Tarrant County to vote in the 2016 presidential election. She wasn’t on the list of registered voters, so a poll worker told her to cast a provisional ballot.

Christie on DeSantis: ‘People are really beginning to wonder what the hell he stands for’

MIAMI -- Insurgent Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie visited the Miami area Friday, pitching himself not only as a better option than former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, but also as an alternative to their brand of politics. Speaking to voters in DeSantis’ and Trump’s backyard, Christie criticized the two leading GOP candidates’ policies as antithetical ...

White House counsel stepping down as Biden team prepares for election run

Stuart Delery, the White House counsel who has helped usher in some of President Joe Biden’s most important policies while defending him against Republican attacks, announced Thursday that he plans to step down as the West Wing shapes its staff for the final 15-month sprint to next year’s election.

Trump’s GOP rivals to make their cases in Atlanta at post-indictment event

 Donald Trump’s top Republican rivals arrive in Atlanta this week at a crucial moment in the race for the White House, bringing their campaigns to a must-win 2024 state days after the former president was charged with engineering a sweeping “criminal enterprise” to reverse his Georgia election defeat.  

Democrats eye abortion issue as a winning ticket for 2024

After an unlikely landslide win last week in Ohio, pro-abortion activists believe they have a huge advantage with voters in the coming year, particularly in suburban swing areas, and Democrats are planning to run strongly on the issue in 2024 and beyond in hopes it can help them retake control of Congress and keep the White House.

DeSantis replaces campaign manager in latest 2024 shake-up

Ron DeSantis has brought in a new campaign manager, the latest shake-up as he faces intense pressure from donors to challenge former president Donald Trump's dominance of the Republican presidential field.

DeSantis says ‘of course’ Trump lost the 2020 election

In an NBC News interview that aired in part Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said former president Donald Trump clearly lost the 2020 election, escalating his pushback in recent days against Trump's baseless claims that the election was stolen from him. 

Trump says he can’t get a fair trial in ‘filthy’ Washington

Former President Donald Trump attacked the nation’s capital as a “filthy and crime-ridden embarrassment” as the leading Republican candidate in the 2024 race seeks to move his federal trial on conspiracy and obstruction charges to a more politically friendly venue.

Are GOP voters tiring of the war on ‘wokeness’?

For Republican candidates, no word has hijacked political discourse quite like “woke,” a term few can define but many have used to capture what they see as left-wing views on race, gender and sexuality that have strayed far beyond the norms of American society.

In an Atlanta suburb, American realities collide over Trump’s indictment

MARIETTA, Ga. - Hours after former president Donald Trump was indicted for trying to overturn the 2020 election, Jenny Peterson was heading off to pick up Mexican food for her family. She'd tried to cut back on listening to the news in the car in favor of soul music. Politics left her too angry and agitated.