Worries over Representative George Santos’ backstory spread over the summer and into the fall campaign season, issues regarding the recently elected Republican Congressman were not a secret among insiders, a GOP source informed CNN. According to the source, there was concern among consultants, donors, and other Republicans in Washington that many of Santos’ claims and his biography as a whole were not accurate. As details come to light, the freshman Congressman faces growing pressure to resign after he misrepresented his educational, work, and family
Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema has decided to leave the Democratic Party and register as an independent. In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Sinema claims she has, “never fit neatly into any party box” and she further said that the move is, “true to who I am and how I operate, I also think it’ll provide a place of belonging for many folks across the state and the country, who also are tired of the partisanship.” Sinema’s decision is unlikely to change the balance
Democrats have fared significantly better in the midterms than many pundits and analysts expected, they have held control of the Senate and so far kept their losses in the House to a minimum. This electoral success is especially surprising given the historical precedent that the president’s party tends to lose a considerable amount of seats in midterms elections. President Biden has credited the “historic” turnout by young voters for the successful Democratic performance. The data so far suggests that Democrats defied expectations because of
Kari Lake raises unfounded doubts about election results in Arizona governor race that’s too early to call
Republican Kari Lake is behind Democrat Katie Hobbs with over half of precincts reporting. Even though things could change and ballots are still being counted, the Republican candidate has already begun casting doubt on the election results. Lake is an election denier who won her primary election falsely insisting that the 2020 election was rigged and stolen. Lake is now suggesting without any evidence that there could be problems with Tuesday's election results, even though votes are still being tabulated and results could change
President Biden is scheduled to make a speech in Maryland the day before the upcoming midterm elections in support of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wes Moore. This speech will come after Biden spent the weekend in New York and Pennsylvania, supporting Democratic gubernatorial and senate candidates. All three of these state’s elections have one thing in common: each of the Democratic candidates are running against Republicans who are election deniers, or have, at a minimum, expressed skepticism regarding the results of the 2020 presidential election.