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Despite his recent criminal arrest and other legal investigations into his past conduct, a new national NBC poll finds that over two-thirds of Republican primary voters still stand behind former President Donald Trump. Of respondents in the NBC poll, 68% believe that investigations into the former President are politically motivated, that there is no other candidate like Trump, and that they must support him. These results stand in stark contrast to a poll of the country as a whole, where 60% of respondents said

Janet Protasiewicz, a judge on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, has defeated conservative justice Dan Kelly in the Wisconsin Supreme Court election. Protasiewicz’s victory carries a significant political impact, giving liberals their first majority on the state's highest court in 15 years. Protasiewicz emphasized her pro choice position on abortion rights throughout her campaign, a strategy used by many Democratic candidates in the recent midterm elections. Protasiewicz’s electoral success suggests that this Democratic strategy will continue to pay off and will likely be a

Douglass Mackey, a right-wing influencer from West Palm Beach, Florida, was convicted last week on charges that he allegedly conspired to deprive citizens of their right to vote in the 2016 presidential election. Mackey, along with several other internet influencers, spread fraudulent messages to Hillary Clinton supporters encouraging them to vote via text message or on social media, knowing that these votes would not count in the election. Mackey even edited his social media posts to mirror real advertisements and posts put out by

After a surge in support following the recent midterm election, Florida Governor Ron Desantis now remains significantly below Donald Trump in polling for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination. At a luncheon following the annual Red Cross Ball in Palm Beach, Florida, several prominent republicans expressed skepticism regarding Desantis’ ability to win the nomination. One supporter of the Florida Governor said they believe, “on balance that his long-term future was better without him trying to take Trump head on” further adding that if he chooses

President Biden has said he will sign legislation to overturn a D.C. crime law that eased mandatory sentences and penalties, a decision which many progressive democrats disagreed with vehemently. The Biden administration is also considering a revival of family detention for migrants entering the United States unlawfully, which drew heavy criticism from immigration advocates, many of whom are already upset with the President for adopting tough asylum policies that they claim mirror Trump-era rules. Analysts believe these decisions are calculated to neutralize politically challenging