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A former Republican political candidate, Solomon Peña, has been indicted on federal charges of election interference with additional conspiracy and weapons related charges. Peña and two accomplices allegedly committed a series of drive-by shootings at the homes of four Democratic officials, including the current state House speaker, in December of 2022. Thankfully no one was injured in the shootings, but in one case bullets did sail through the bedroom of a state senator’s 10-year-old daughter.  Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:Jimmy Emerson, DMV (CC

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