Author: Nate Gundy

Following the 2020 presidential election, Fox News, a network that had built record profits and ratings catering to the fans of then-President Donald Trump noticed millions of those viewers tuning out from their programs. This led to an internal split between Fox’s top stars, who were working to retain their audience by amplifying misinformation regarding the election, and Fox reporters, who were working to debunk many of those same false claims of election fraud. Several reporters said they were being punished for simply doing

An unknown source has created thousands, and perhaps hundreds of thousands, of fake, automated twitter accounts to support former president Donald Trump. These fake accounts have been mocking Trump opponents from both political parties, recently attacking former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and Florida Governor Ron Desantis. Regarding Desantis specifically, the bots have been actively suggesting that the Florida Governor could not defeat Trump in an election, but would make a strong running mate. Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Virginia State Parks (CC BY 2.0)

Lori Lightfoot, Chicago’s Democratic Mayor, failed to receive enough votes in the nine-person race to move on to the April 4th runoff election. Lightfoot had made history as the first Black Woman and first openly gay person to serve as mayor of Chicago. Mayor Lightfoot conceded defeat saying, “obviously we didn’t win re-election today, but I stand here with my head held high.” The mayoral election will now be decided between Paul Vallas, former CEO of Chicago Schools, and Brandon Johnson, a Cook County

Marianne Williamson, a spiritual advisor and self help author, has officially launched her campaign for the 2024 presidential election. Williamson is the first candidate to officially enter the race for the 2024 Democratic nomination, announcing her intention to run before even President Joe Biden. In a recent interview with NBC News, Williamson claimed she could defeat President Biden in the Democratic primary, even though she did not come close to the nomination when she previously ran in 2020. Williamson has faced criticism in the

Over the next decade America’s youngest voters, Gen Z and Millenials, are scheduled to become a majority of the nation's electorate. Recent election results and data from Pew research center indicate that these young voters will be a source of significant electoral strength for Democrats. New statistics indicate that young Americans voted overwhelmingly for Democratic House and Senate candidates in the 2022 midterm election, with even higher Democratic voting rates among racial and ethnic minorities.  Visit Brookings to learn moreImage Credit:Eric Haynes (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)