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The Dispatch→ In Georgia, Kemp Plots Role as GOP Kingmaker
Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp speaks at a campaign event on September 27, 2022. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)Plus: Tim Scott to launch $6 million ad buy in Iowa and New Hampshire Continue reading In Georgia, Kemp Plots Role as GOP Kingma
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Biden casts GOP budget as specific on law enforcement cuts, but it’s unknown
"The Republican plan would cut federal law enforcement officers — 30,000 — including 11,000 FBI agents, 2,000 border agents, DEA agents, and so on."
FactCheck.org→ Post Mischaracterizes GOP Opposition to Oregon Bill on Reproductive Health Care for Minors
Quick Take An Oregon bill that would eliminate parental consent for minors to access reproductive health care, including abortion, has been criticized by conservatives. But a liberal social media post mischaracterizes their opposition by claiming R
The Dispatch→ The GOP Takes an Immigration Victory Lap
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy speaks alongside fellow Republican lawmakers after the House passed the Secure the Border Act Thursday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)House Republicans pass their border bill despite intraparty drama.Continue r
The Dispatch→ How GOP Donors Really Feel About Ron DeSantis
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a fundraiser on May 6, 2023, in Rothschild, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Party financiers have some reservations about the Florida governor, but the narrative of a donor exodus lacks nuance.Continue
Washington Post→ Unraveling the GOP mystery allegation against Biden
GOP lawmakers have alleged Biden was involved in a criminal scheme as vice president. Here's a guide to the claims.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Yes, a Texas bill would give GOP power to call election do-overs in left-leaning Harris County
“Texas Republicans just voted to give a Republican appointee the power to single-handedly CANCEL election results in the state’s largest Democratic county.”
AllSides→ Republicans Push Back on Democratic Claims of Veterans’ Health Care Cuts in GOP Debt Limit Bill
Washington Post→ White House touts illusory ‘VA cuts’ as GOP ducks budget specifics
The Fact Checker digs into the confusing spin and counterpin over alleged VA cuts under the House GOP plan
FactCheck.org→ Republicans Push Back on Democratic Claims of Veterans’ Health Care Cuts in GOP Debt Limit Bill
House Republicans narrowly passed a bill late last month that would temporarily suspend or raise the federal debt limit while significantly reducing caps on discretionary spending for the next 10 years. The legislation does not identify which discreti
The Dispatch→ Is the GOP Becoming a Dysfunctional Chatroom?
Supporters of former President Donald Trump protest outside the Manhattan District Attorney's office in New York City on April 3, 2023.(Photo by Leonardo Munoz / AFP) (Photo by LEONARDO MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images)Trump worshippers and conspiracy t
PolitiFact→ The battle over the debt limit: What to know after the House GOP passed its bill
This week’s passage of a House bill to raise the debt limit and enact Republican priorities is another milepost along the uncertain road to avoiding national default. Here’s an update on what the debt limit is, why it’s important, and what could
The Dispatch→ A Debt Ceiling Win Cools GOP Tensions—For Now
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy and House Majority Leader Steve Scalise in the House Chamber on May 17, 2022. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)But some say House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has kept his No. 2, Steve Scalise, at arm’s length.Continu
The Dispatch→ Is Asa Hutchinson the Ideal GOP Candidate?
Asa Hutchinson speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News/Getty Images)He could present a formidable challenge to Biden, but only if the right gives up on Tr
AllSides→ Posts Mislead on Rules for Guns at NRA Convention, Utah GOP Event
FactCheck.org→ Posts Mislead on Rules for Guns at NRA Convention, Utah GOP Event
Quick Take The three-day National Rifle Association convention in Indianapolis allowed attendees to carry firearms, except for a two-hour period when former President Donald Trump and other leaders spoke in a hall secured by the Secret Service.&nbs
AllSides→ Biden makes misleading claims when slamming House GOP debt ceiling proposal
The Dispatch→ Arizona GOP Primary Gets First Major Contender
Mark Lamb speaks in 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)Plus: The McCormick/Mastriano cold war in Pennsylvania.Continue reading Arizona GOP Primary Gets First Major Contender »
The Dispatch→ Is the GOP Just Waiting for a Fresh Start?
Former President Donald Trump appears at the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on April 4, 2023.(Photo by Andrew Kelly/AFP/Getty Images.)Whatever happens in Manhattan, weightier indictments might prompt Republicans to reject Donald Trump.Continue re
The Dispatch→ Can the GOP Force Biden’s Hand on the Debt Ceiling?
President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on March 17, 2023. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)House Republican leaders may pass their own bill to raise the federal borrowing limit. Continue reading Can the GOP Force Biden’s Hand
PolitiFact→ Ask PolitiFact: Is Hakeem Jeffries right about the GOP’s stance on book-banning?
House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries said ”extreme MAGA Republicans want to ban books” on the Holocaust, Martin Luther King Jr., the LGBTQ journey, “Roberto Clemente and baseball" and the Native American experience in the U.S. He can point to
The Dispatch→ The House GOP’s Hunter Biden Investigation, Explained
President Joe Biden waves alongside his son Hunter Biden in August 2022. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)Republicans have obtained evidence of suspicious payments and pledge to keep looking for more.Continue reading The House GOP’s Hunte
PolitiFact→ Darrin Madison – Madison is half-right on claim about GOP’s cash bail bill
Under a GOP bill on cash bail, "a large quantity of people who are accused of crimes, including anyone who even witnesses certain crimes, could now be detained and subject to bail."
PolitiFact→ North Carolina Republican Party – NC GOP email falsely claims 'the left' wants to erase Mt. Rushmore from history books
“The left is determined to erase Mount Rushmore from our history books.”
The Dispatch→ House GOP’s Afghanistan Investigation Kicks Off
A C-17 Globemaster takes off as Taliban fighters secure the outer perimeter of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, August 29, 2021. (MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES)Members will examine the chaotic August 2021 evacuatio
AllSides→ Liberal Group’s Meme Mentions Nonexistent GOP Vote to Raise Social Security’s Retirement Age
FactCheck.org→ Liberal Group’s Meme Mentions Nonexistent GOP Vote to Raise Social Security’s Retirement Age
Quick Take A Republican Study Committee task force released a budget last year proposing to raise the full retirement age to 70 for some future Social Security beneficiaries. There was no vote on the plan, but a liberal group’s viral meme incorre
The Dispatch→ The Sweep: Democrats to Continue Meddling in GOP Primaries
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol on February 14, 2023. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)Plus: How South Carolina’s early contest could be bad for Haley and Scott.The post The Sweep: Democrats to Con
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Soros Did NOT Endorse Florida Gov. DeSantis For GOP Nomination For President — Soros Predicted He’ll Run
Did liberal billionaire philanthropist George Soros endorse Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for the Republican nomination in the 2024 presidential race? No, that's not true: In remarks to the Munich Security Conference in February 2023, Soros s
The Dispatch→ Inside the GOP Fight Over Ukraine Aid
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy at the Capitol on February 6, 2023. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)Will Republicans continue to support the embattled nation?The post Inside the GOP Fight Over Ukraine Aid appeared first on The Dispatch.
The Dispatch→ The Non-Trump GOP Presidential Primary Gets Going
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event in New Hampshire on February 16. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)Nikki Haley, Tim Scott, and Ron DeSantis—oh my!The post The Non-Trump GOP Presidential Primary Ge
The Dispatch→ Video: Flying Objects and GOP Politics
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The Dispatch→ Dispatch Live: Flying Objects and GOP Politics
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PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – GOP wants a ‘30% tax on everything’? That ignores taxes that would end, bill’s limited chances
"In the month since Republicans took the House majority," they are trying to "impose a 30% tax on everything."
The Dispatch→ Can the GOP Win a Senate Seat in Virginia?
Hung Cao campaigns for Congress in 2022. (Submitted photo)Undeterred by his failed bid for a House seat, Hung Cao considers jumping into an even tougher race. The post Can the GOP Win a Senate Seat in Virginia? appeared first on The Dispatch.
The Dispatch→ Nancy Mace’s Ilhan Omar Reversal—And Her Deal With GOP Leaders
Rep. Nancy Mace speaks to reporters following a closed-door GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on January 10. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Plus: The congressional response to the blockade on Armenians.The post Nancy Mace’s Ilhan Omar Rever
Truth or Fiction?→ Election Denier Kari Lake Facing Investigation as Arizona GOP Further Embraces Conspiracy Theories
Shortly after a state election that saw her party cohorts double down on conspiracy theories, failed right-wing Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake faced a possible investigation for wrongfully sharing voter information. Lake, who lost the Novemb
FactCheck.org→ Democrats Misleadingly Suggest Widespread GOP Support for FairTax Bill Unlikely to Become Law
Few Republican lawmakers have publicly supported a bill to replace most federal taxes with a national sales tax, a plan that has almost no chance of becoming law, or even passing in the GOP-led House of Representatives — certainly not in the 118
PolitiFact→ Brian Fitzpatrick – GOP congressman oversimplifies claim on classified documents amid Biden investigation
“Classified documents can never be taken out of a (sensitive compartmented information facility), ever.”