Healey could go down in history as the first openly gay governor of the Mass

BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey won the Democratic primary for governor in Massachusetts on Tuesday, bringing her one step closer to becoming the first openly gay candidate and the first woman elected to the state’s highest political office – eight years after being elected the nation. first openly gay attorney general. Healey, whose … Read more

Peltola defeats Palin to win Alaska House special election

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Democrat Mary Peltola won the special election for the lone U.S. House seat in Alaska on Wednesday, beating a field that included Republican Sarah Palin, who was seeking a political comeback in the State where she was once governor. Peltola, who is Yup’ik and turned 49 on Wednesday, will become the … Read more

South Carolina House proposes near-total ban on abortion with new limited exceptions for rape and incest

CNN — The South Carolina House of Representatives moved forward on Tuesday legislation it would ban nearly all abortions at all stages of pregnancy, after adding a last-minute amendment that includes exceptions for certain cases of rape and incest. The amendment, which adds an exception for rape and incest up to 12 weeks after conception … Read more

Beto O’Rourke halts campaign against Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Beto O’Rourke has suspended his campaign against Republican incumbent Governor Greg Abbott due to a bacterial infection diagnosed last week. The Democrat is recovering at his home in El Paso, stepping back from the campaign trail with the November election two months away. Texas Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke addressing a crowd of supporters at a … Read more

Democrats use abortion to dampen GOP’s midterm advantage

Passionate of right to abortion fueled a stunning turnaround in the mid-term fortunes of Democrats. Why is this important: The slowing inflation and lower gas prices are also important factors. But officials from both parties tell us that abortion has enlivened Democratic engagement like no other issue since President Trump left office. The result: a … Read more

Florida Democrats pick Rep. Crist to challenge DeSantis

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Representative Charlie Crist won the Democratic nomination for governor of Florida on Tuesday, setting him up to challenge Governor Ron DeSantis this fall in a campaign the incumbent Republican sees as the first step toward an eventual run for the White House. In choosing Crist, Florida Democrats sided with a candidate … Read more

DeSantis’ rival will come out of Florida’s high-stakes primary

MIAMI (AP) – Government of Florida. Ron DeSantis is set to learn the identity of his general election opponent on Tuesday as Democrats choose between a man who has spent his life in politics — largely as a Republican — and a woman who is running as “somebody.” something new” as she searches for her … Read more

Florida Democrats will decide on Tuesday who would be best suited to lead the fight against abortion in DeSantis

CNN — With that, the Democratic candidates for Florida Governor Agrees: New restrictions on abortion in the Sunshine State and uncertainty about the future of women’s health across America have invigorated their constituents and added urgency to their efforts to overthrow the governor. Ron DeSantis this autumn. But the question of who is better suited … Read more

Kansas recount confirms results in favor of abortion rights

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) – A decisive decision statewide voting in favor of abortion rights in traditionally conservative Kansas was confirmed by a partial manual recount, with less than 100 votes changing after the last county announced the results on Sunday. Nine of the state’s 105 counties recounted their votes at the behest of Melissa Leavitt, … Read more

Pro-Trump wins in blue states threaten GOP November hopes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republicans have had success in Democratic strongholds like Maryland and Massachusetts when fielding moderate candidates who could appeal to voters of both parties. With Democrats facing headwinds this year, Republicans had hoped that strategy might once again bear fruit. But Republican voters have nominated former President Donald Trump loyalists in several … Read more