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GOP Governors Group To Pour Millions Into AZ Race

The Arizona Daily Star reports: The Republican Governors Association is going to put at least $11 million into commercials to ensure that Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s successor is of the same political party. But don’t look for that money to be spent extolling the virtues of Kari Lake, the GOP nominee for governor. Instead, given the organization’s record, the commercials …

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Fears Grow Of Nuclear Catastrophe At Ukrainian Plant

NBC News reports: The prospect of a nuclear catastrophe spurred growing international alarm Monday after shelling attacks hit a Russian-controlled power plant in Ukraine that is almost twice the size of Chernobyl. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for international inspectors to be given access to the sprawling nuclear site as fears grew of a disaster after the weekend strikes …

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Jan. 6 Committee Receives Alex Jones’ Text Messages

CNN reports: Approximately two years’ worth of text messages sent and received by right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have been turned over to the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, a person familiar with the matter told CNN on Monday. The messages were handed over to the committee by Mark Bankston, the attorney who represented two Sandy Hook …

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Kirk: Inflation Bill Will Be Used To “Imprison MAGAs”

Media Matters has the transcript: Democrats are not afraid of new IRS agents because they look at themselves as exempt from the wrath of the regime. That’s their team members. The IRS agent, they wear the same jersey. No, no. This will be used against dissidents. This is not the Inflation Reduction Act, this is the dissident imprisonment act. This …

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Herschel Walker’s Ex-Wife Appears In Brutal New Ad

Mediaite reports: The anti-Trump group The Republican Accountability Project ran an ad on Monday showing Georgia GOP Senate nominee Herschel Walker’s ex-wife accusing him of domestic violence, including holding her at gunpoint. The video shows a highlight of Walker, a former football player, scoring a touchdown in college, while a narrator says, “Do you think you know Herschel Walker? Well, …

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Kinzinger PAC To Recruit “Pro-Democracy” Candidates

The Hill reports: An organization allied with Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) launched a new, nonpartisan training program on Monday aimed at recruiting “pro-democracy” and “pro-freedom” candidates across the U.S. Keep Country First Policy Action, an Illinois political action committee (PAC) created by Kinzinger, said in a press release its Country First Academy will “identify and train” election workers and candidates …

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DeSantis Okay With Sheriffs Who Won’t Enforce Laws

The Orlando Sentinel reports: Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren isn’t the only elected official in Florida who has promised not to enforce laws he thinks are unconstitutional. Some elected sheriffs have suggested they wouldn’t enforce gun control measures, tapping into an ideology that sheriffs are the final arbiter of what is constitutional. But that movement hasn’t sparked action from …

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DeSantis To Rally For Trump Cultists In Multiple States

Fox News reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is hitting the campaign trail this month to headline Turning Point Action’s “Unite and Win” rallies in support of Trump-endorsed candidates. DeSantis will travel to New Mexico, Arizona, Pennsylvania and Ohio this month in support of GOP candidates, including Ohio Republican candidate for Senate JD Vance, Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, Arizona …

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House Maps Ruled Illegal Will Be Used In Four States

The New York Times reports: Since January, judges in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Ohio have found that Republican legislators illegally drew those states’ congressional maps along racial or partisan lines, or that a trial very likely would conclude that they did. But a shift in election law philosophy at the Supreme Court, combined with a new aggressiveness among Republicans who …

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Manafort Admits Sharing Trump Intel With Russian

The Insider reports: In an interview with Insider, Paul Manafort, who served as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, made his first public admission that in 2016 he shared polling data from the Trump campaign with Konstantin Kilimnik, a longtime business associate with suspected ties to Russian intelligence. Kilimnik then passed the data on to Russian spies, according to the US Treasury …

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