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While election officials across the nation are confident they can overcome foreign and domestic threats to run a secure election in November, they are concerned whether Americans will believe them. Many election officials are also expressing extreme concern regarding potential backlash from individuals who do not believe the election results. These comments were widespread at a recent conference for election workers held in Virginia; their comments are far from unfounded, with one in six election workers experiencing threats because of their job and 77%

Republican Representative Ken Buck criticized his party harshly this weekend for continuing to propagate the lie that the 2020 election was stolen. In addition to claiming that any political leader saying the election was stolen is “lying to America,” Buck also blasted Republicans for their comments regarding January 6th emphasizing that anyone who says the January 6th riot was peaceful or that the January 6th prisoners are being unfairly prosecuted is also lying to the country. Visit Politico to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA

Maysoon Zayid, a Palestinian American comedian, supported President Biden adamantly in the 2020 election; she starred in comedy events boosting him and Biden’s election team even touted her endorsement in a press release. But following the President’s reaction to the events unfolding in Israel and Gaza over the past few weeks, Zayid says she cannot vote for him in 2024. Zayid is not alone, with many Arab-Americans pushing the President to call for a ceasefire amidst the increasing death toll of Palestinian civilians, including

The Republican National Committee is considering adding a second night to the first presidential primary debates occurring this August in Milwaukee. The first debate is scheduled for August 23rd with a potential second date of August 24th if enough candidates meet the the polling criteria, fundraising criteria, commit to supporting the eventual Republican nominee, and pledge not to participate in any outside debates. The new standards are designed to prevent the more free form, “circus like,” debates that resulted from the high number of