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Urban Sheriffs Flee ICE Program As Small Counties Join Trump’s Deportation Push
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Arrests under the program spiked from fewer than 300 a month in mid-2016 to 945 in January 2018.
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GOP Candidate In Disputed North Carolina Election Runs Away From Reporters
Mark Harris said he was actually hurrying to watch the college football championship -- not to duck reporters.
CNN's Jake Tapper Asks Mitt Romney If Accepting Trump's Endorsement Was A Mistake
The senator-elect wouldn't say why he didn't have a problem when Trump was falsely accusing Barack Obama of being born in Africa.
GOP Ditched Tax Talk For Immigration Attacks In Midterms
A new analysis of the 2018 elections shows that even when Republicans did talk about taxes, it wasn’t about their big corporate tax cut.
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The Scariest Thing For Republicans In 2018 Was The Democrats' New Blue Base
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Well, maybe the second scariest, behind their own leader.
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Former North Carolina County Official Makes New Allegations Of Election Fraud
Jens Lutz says the board received multiple forged requests for absentee ballots, including one on behalf of a dead person.
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Here's Why Nonvoters Say They Stayed Home In The Midterms
Most Americans who missed out on Election Day now say they regret it.
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North Carolina GOP Criticizes State Election Board, Supports Candidate In Election Fraud Probe
Party officials want the state to certify a Republican congressional candidate the winner of a race amid a probe into election irregularities.
North Carolina Republicans Say They'd Support Election Do-Over If Voting Results Were Leaked
They say they'll send people back to the polls if officials can determine the race between Mark Harris and Dan McCready was tainted by fraud.
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Fox News Talked More About Migrant 'Invasion' Just Before Election Than In Past 3 Years Total
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And it appears they're only ramping up that fearmongering rhetoric.
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More Evidence Of Illegal Activity Emerges In North Carolina Congressional Race
Two more voters reported handing over their ballots to canvassers who came to their home.
Mark Harris Would Support A New Election In North Carolina If Election Fraud Is Proved
The Republican's midterm campaign in the 9th Congressional District may have benefited from election fraud.
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GOP Candidate's Consultant Linked To 2nd County In North Carolina Election Probe
New evidence appears to connect controversial political operative McCrae Dowless to Robeson County, which also reported unusual ballot data.
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Republican Rep. David Valadao Concedes To Democrat TJ Cox In California House Race
Democrats now have a net gain of 40 U.S. House seats.
Democrat Dan McCready Retracts Concession Amid North Carolina Election Fraud Probe
The congressional candidate has slammed alleged absentee ballot fraud and has called on Republican rival Mark Harris to "tell us exactly what he knew."
Michigan Republicans Rush To Weaken Unions In Lame-Duck Session
The plan could benefit the state GOP by diminishing the political power of public-sector unions.
State Legislatures Drag Their Feet On Voter-Approved Ballot Initiatives
Conservative politicians are watering down and reversing some of the midterm election’s progressive victories.
Amid North Carolina Election Probe, Voters Are Scared, Confused And Angry
One woman who gave evidence to the state said she was scared what would happen to her.
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Her Super PAC Ran A Racist Ad. Now She Runs West Virginia’s Minority Affairs Office.
One local black leader called former state delegate Jill Upson’s appointment “absolutely absurd.”
Elijah Cummings Wants Brian Kemp To Testify In Washington About Voter Suppression
Kemp is accused of using his position in charge of state elections to purge voters and reduce polling locations in African-American neighborhoods.
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California Takes Its Time Counting Ballots. Paul Ryan Thinks That's Really Weird.
The state had millions of mail-in votes to count after Election Day.
Cindy Hyde-Smith Defeats Mike Espy In Mississippi Senate Runoff Election
The GOP senator was the prohibitive favorite, although the backlash to her “hanging” remark gave Democrats some hope.
Jon Tester Was Donald Trump’s Top Target. Here’s How He Survived.
Democrats can win in rural states, but the formula isn’t easy to replicate.
GOP Candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith Repeated Sexist Jokes At 2011 Convention, Video Shows
In the newly unearthed video, the Senate hopeful from Mississippi retells jokes about wives being left outside or left for dead.
Trump Says He Looks Like Elvis And Twitter Users Get All Shook Up
“When I was growing up they said I look like Elvis,” the president told rally attendees in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Nooses Hung At Mississippi State Capitol Just Before Runoff Election (UPDATE)
A runoff election will decide if Mike Espy, a black man, can defeat Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.
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