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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

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