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Rick Scott Compares Biden Admin To “The Gestapo”

The Washington Post reports: Lawmakers throughout the party continued to cast the search at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property, without evidence, as the act of a tyrannical regime, using terms such as “dictatorship” and “banana republic.” Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla), the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said the federal government has gone the way of “the Gestapo.” “This should scare …

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Openly Gay Becca Balint Wins Vermont House Primary

NBC News reports: Becca Balint, Vermont’s state Senate president, has won the Democratic nomination for the state’s at-large congressional seat, NBC News projects. The victory makes her likely to become the first woman to represent the heavily Democratic state in Congress. Vermont is the only state that has never had a female member of its congressional delegation. Balint, a state …

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Narrowly Wins Dem House Primary

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) narrowly defeated a primary challenger on Tuesday, topping former Minneapolis city councilman Don Samuels by a single-digit margin after a campaign focused on crime and Omar’s effectiveness in Congress. “Tonight’s victory is a testament to how much our district believes in the collective values we are fighting for, and how much they’re …

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DeSantis Pushes Right Wing School Board Candidates

Florida Politics reports: It appears Gov. Ron DeSantis isn’t just endorsing School Board candidates, he’s actively supporting them. Mailers paid for by his political committee have started showing up promoting his preferred choices for local boards. The paid political advertisements came weeks after DeSantis started issuing rounds of School Board endorsements around the state. Additionally, Facebook digital ads started running …

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Axios: MAGA World Thinks Someone Flipped On Trump

Axios reports: Trumpworld is abuzz with speculation about which close aide or aides has “flipped” and provided additional sensitive information to the FBI about what former President Trump was keeping at Mar-a-Lago, sources tell Axios. Trump’s orbit is always an environment rife with mistrust and paranoia. Now, that’s intensified. In a detail that seems too novelistic to be true, a …

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Today: Trump Testifies Under Oath Before New York AG

The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump will face questioning under oath from the New York attorney general’s office on Wednesday, a crucial turning point in a long-running civil investigation into his business practices. The stakes for Mr. Trump are uncommonly high. While he has sat for numerous depositions over the years, he fought for months to avoid the …

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“Big Lie” Cultist Wins Wisconsin Republican Gov Primary

The Associated Press reports: Tim Michels, a wealthy businessman endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won the Republican primary for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday and will face Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in a contest that could reshape elections in the marquee battleground. Michels defeated former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, who was endorsed by former Vice President Mike Pence and had …

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Far-Right Extremist Wins WA Republican House Primary

Seattle’s CBS affiliate reports: Jaime Herrera Beutler, who represented Washington’s 3rd District since 2011, conceded her re-election race moments after the latest vote totals were released from the Washington Secretary of State late Tuesday afternoon. The battle between Herrera Beutler and Kent is a now-familiar tale: She voted to impeach Donald Trump following the insurrection at the US Capitol on …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Lamont Dozier, one-third of the legenday “Holland-Dozier-Holland” songwriting and production trio who wrote many of Motown Records’ biggest hits for the Supremes, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Martha and the Vandellas and others, has died at the age of 81. The trio are a definitive example of people whose songs are much better known than they are; classics …

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