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The Republican Party Continues Its Unrelenting War On Reproductive Rights

Every day since the draft Supreme Court opinion indicating conservative justices are set to overturn Roe v. Wade, Republicans have indicated what their post-Roe world looks like – criminalizing abortion, throwing doctors in jail, and potentially jeopardizing some forms of birth control and IVF treatments. Yesterday, the Republican-led Oklahoma legislature passed a near complete abortion […]

DNC Statement On Rick Scott in New Hampshire

Today, Senator Rick Scott will be in Newport, New Hampshire headlining the Sullivan County GOP Lincoln Reagan dinner. DNC spokesperson Ammar Moussa released the following statement: “The Republican Party is too extreme for New Hampshire. Today, the New Hampshire GOP is rolling out the red carpet for Senator Rick Scott as he pushes an extreme […]

NEW: Wisconsin GOP Platform Calls for Criminalizing Abortion

This weekend, the Republican Party of Wisconsin is set to vote on their midterm platform that calls for charging abortion providers with a class A felony—punishable by life in prison. In response, DNC spokesperson Ammar Moussa released the following statement: “This is what Republicans’ post-Roe world looks like—hellbent on criminalizing abortion, jailing doctors with lifetime sentences, threatening to […]

ICYMI: Bloomberg: US Growth Seen Outpacing China’s for First Time Since 1976

***ICYMI*** Key Point: “The world’s second-largest economy will grow just 2% this year, Bloomberg Economics wrote in a report Thursday. By comparison, US gross domestic product will increase 2.8% this year, Bloomberg Economics predicts.” Bloomberg: US Growth Seen Outpacing China’s for First Time Since 1976By Tom Hancock and Chris AnsteyMay 20, 2022 […] The world’s second-largest […]

PHOTOS: DNC Chair Harrison Hosts Listening Session with Haitian and Latino Community Leaders in Florida

PHOTOS: DNC Chair Harrison Hosts Listening Session with Haitian and Latino Community Leaders in Florida

Today, Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison traveled to Miami, Florida to host a listening session with Haitian and Latino community leaders and the Florida Democratic Party. During the events Chair Harrison highlighted that while Republicans like Ron Desantis, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are focused only on pushing their extreme MAGA agenda – including […]

Even scandal-plagued former GOP House Speaker Lee Chatfield thinks Matt DePerno is an unreliable pusher of misinformation, according to new book 

Radical right-wing candidate for Attorney General, who has his own checkered past, can’t be trusted to serve as Michigan’s top law enforcement agent LANSING — In 2020, there was absolutely no mass election fraud involving Antrim County voting machines.  That’s the consensus of a Republican-led Senate oversight committee investigation, judges who heard the supposed evidence in court, and even scandal-plagued former GOP […]

Local MDP chair calls on local Republican to take up Chatfield investigation

Livingston County Democratic Party chair call on local GOP state rep to investigate use of taxpayer money by Lee Chatfield LANSING —  Democrats who live in the counties that make up the new 72nd House District want to know why the Republican incumbent legislator running for that seat isn’t investigating former Speaker Lee Chatfield’s use of their taxpayer dollars.  State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, […]

Republican Lawmaker attempts to gain unauthorized access to voting equipment

Clerks have a tough job and we can’t allow extremists to cast doubt on their work and the integrity of our elections LANSING – The Michigan State Police and Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office are investigating unauthorized voting machine access by third parties in counties across Michigan. Republican State Representative Daire Rendon, who represents constituents […]

Weekly Roundup: Petition Challenges Continue to Loom Over the Fraudulent Three and Craig is Probably Also Skipping Traverse City

With only 74 days (!!!) to go until the gubernatorial primary, here’s where things stand for the 10 Republicans (maybe less?) left in the running. It’s Accountability Week for James Craig, Tudor Dixon, and Perry Johnson This upcoming Thursday is a much-anticipated accountability day for James Craig, Tudor Dixon, and Perry Johnson, all of whom […]

Garrett Soldano Used the First Debate of the Republican Gubernatorial Primary to Push His Anti-Abortion Extremism and Stand Against Public Universities

Last week in Livingston County, snake-oil salesman Garrett Soldano used his time on the debate stage to once again highlight the depth of his anti-choice extremism – a core component of his wrong-for-Michigan agenda.  He also attacked Michigan’s public universities as “indoctrination centers” and threatened to slash funding calling it “common sense” to cut state […]