RFK Jr. Taps Soft-on-Crime Donor for VP

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Tuesday named one of his donors, Bay Area attorney Nicole Shanahan, as his running mate. Shanahan helped bankroll progressive Los Angeles district attorney George Gascón’s (D.) campaign and backed some of California’s major soft-on-crime policies. Shanahan, the 38-year-old ex-wife of billionaire Google cofounder Sergey Brin, gave $25,000 to Gascón’s 2020 … Read more

Democratic Senators in Swing States Mum on Schumer’s Call for Israelis To Depose Bibi

Of the six states expected to decide Senate majority, only Nevada’s Jacky Rosen has addressed Schumer’s call for Israeli elections (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Days after Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) took the unprecedented step of calling on Israelis to depose their prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, several of his Democratic colleagues praised the move, … Read more

Georgia Judge Quashes Six Counts in Trump Case as Fani Willis Awaits Disqualification Verdict

A Georgia judge on Wednesday quashed six counts in Fulton County district attorney Fani Willis’s (D.) election interference case against former president Donald Trump and his codefendants. The dropped charges alleged that Trump and his codefendants had solicited Georgia elected officials to violate their oaths to the Constitution by appointing an alternate slate of presidential … Read more

Black Voters Swung Georgia for Biden in 2020. They Might Stay Home in 2024.

Black voters were key to securing President Joe Biden’s unexpected 2020 win in Georgia. In 2024, those same voters could return the state to Republicans. Civil rights leaders and activists are sounding the alarm that the Biden campaign has a major problem on its hands with Georgia’s black community, which makes up 33 percent of … Read more

Conservative Super PAC Allocates $10 Million to Ted Cruz’s Reelection

Another super PAC, Truth and Courage, has already raised more than $2 million for the senator’s race. The Club for Growth’s super PAC “Club for Growth Action,” has announced that it will allocate at least $10 million to support Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) reelection campaign and his efforts against Texas Rep. Colin Allred. The conservative … Read more

Democratic Socialists of America Tells Members To Oppose Biden, Accuses Israel of ‘Genocide’

The Democratic Socialists of America on Sunday encouraged its members to vote “Uncommitted” in the election cycle’s remaining Democratic primaries, unless President Joe Biden backs “a permanent, lasting ceasefire” in Israel. “Until this administration ends its support for Israel’s genocide in Gaza and delivers a permanent, lasting ceasefire, Joe Biden will bear the responsibility for … Read more