Republican governors

Michael Barone

Opinion: Redistricting Helps Republicans but Doesn’t Guarantee Control

Here’s a suggestion for those who think that partisan redistricting — or, as is often the case with these plaints, partisan redistricting by Republicans — threatens to destroy American democracy. Take a look at “The Long Red Thread,” the recent history by Sabato’s Crystal Ball analyst Kyle Kondik of House of Representatives elections from 1964

Biden Administration

NEW VIDEO: Democrat Dysfunction Is Destroying America

The Republican Governors Association released a new video ahead of its annual conference highlighting Democrat dysfunction under the failed leadership of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in Washington and Democrat governors in their states. Republicans have already added one new governor to its ranks in 2021, and more success is on the horizon for 2022.

Opinion

Opinion: Youngkin’s Virginia Win Holds A Lesson For Republicans Coast To Coast

Richmond, Virginia is 324 miles from my home in Surfside Beach, S.C. But the aftershocks from Tuesday’s seismic election in the Old Dominion are being distinctly felt here in the Palmetto State and nationwide. What happened was more than Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin defeating former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. That alone was significant because as

COVID-19

Biden calls school chiefs, lauds defiance of anti-mask rules

President Joe Biden called school district superintendents in Florida and Arizona to praise them for doing “the right thing” after their respective boards implemented mask requirements in defiance of their Republican governors amid growing COVID-19 infections. The White House said in a Saturday statement that the Democratic president had spoken with interim Broward Superintendent Vickie

Legal Beat

Ducey asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, outlaw abortions

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, 11 other Republican governors and more than 200 GOP lawmakers on Thursday filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. The 1973 court decision for women’s reproductive rights set a precedent for a constitutional right to access to abortion – and has been challenged

Employment

US jobless claims fall to 473K as more GOP governors bar aid

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen. The decline — the fourth in the past five weeks — coincides with a rash of states led by Republican

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