GOP leaders find themselves with a slim majority—and questions about how to avoid disappointment again. The post House Republicans Begin to Pick Up the Pieces appeared first on The Dispatch.
The same party leaders who condemned the Mar-a-Lago search have had a muted reaction to Merrick Garland’s special counsel announcement.The post Republican Officials Are Getting Awfully Quiet About Donald Trump appeared first on The Dispatch.
The party is badly out of step with the electorate.The post Are Republicans Ready for Change Yet? appeared first on The Dispatch.
There’s evidence that GOP mayors can get good things done—but local voters just aren’t interested.The post Why Don’t Republicans Win in Big Cities? appeared first on The Dispatch.
A good night for his party could complicate efforts to push the president aside ahead of 2024. The post What the Republican Ripple Means for Biden in 2024 appeared first on The Dispatch.
“Kari Lake is opposed to red flag laws.”
Video suggests GOP voters denied access in general election.
Senate candidate Joe O’Dea walks a fine line between touting his independence and alienating Colorado’s GOP base. The post Will Colorado Choose a ‘Republican Joe Manchin’? appeared first on The Dispatch.
Were Republicans blocked from voting in a polling station? No, that's not true: A social media video that implies this claim is from the Texas primary election that took place in March 2022. Voting officials from each party are responsibl
REVIEW Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers and journalists have noted partisan differences in adherence to physical distancing and mask wearing, and intention to receive the COVID-19 vaccine between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S.
The viral graphic is fake. There is no mention of a tax on benefits for disabled veterans or employer-sponsored health care plans in the original plan
Many Republicans have condemned or spoken out against the violent assault on Paul Pelosi, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s 82-year-old husband, who was knocked unconscious by an intruder at the couple’s San Francisco home the morning of Oct. 2
“We have seen over the last 10 years ... under Republican governors a rise in the murder rate in Arizona of 20%.”
Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs “sent 6,000 wrong ballots to Republicans.”
“Kids are resistant to COVID as opposed to older people.”
Democrats say Republican Social Security plans will gut the program. There’s no single GOP plan, but the one with the most support would shrink Social Security by a quarter. It also would give the most to lower earners at the expense of people who ea
An ad depicting police handcuffing a woman inside her home claims that “MAGA Republicans” want women arrested for having abortions. GOP lawmakers in some states have proposed bills that would criminally punish women for having abortions.
A House Republican plan says that if the GOP wins the majority, “Retirees who have a pension, IRAs, 401k, disabled veteran benefits will be ineligible for Social Security benefits.”
“Mandela Barnes came out in favor of abortion up until the moment of birth.”
On October 18 2022, Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson (R) tweeted an announcement about a piece of proposed legislation with an attention-grabbing title — “The Stop the Sexualization of Children Act”: BREAKING Republicans are introducing
Sen. John Kennedy did not release any classified documents or accuse FBI Director Christopher Wray of having a deal with Hunter Biden.
In TV and social media ads, Club for Growth Action misleadingly edited remarks by independent Senate candidate Evan McMullin of Utah to make it appear he said that “the Republican base is racist.” In fact, McMullin said “there is an element o
On October 18 2022, two posts on Imgur indicated that Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis “made voting easier” for counties reeling from Hurricane Ian — with the caveat that the provisions were granted only to “Republic
A tweet from the Lincoln Project is misleading.The post Fact Checking Claims That Republicans Want to ‘Abandon Ukraine’ appeared first on The Dispatch.
Abigail Spanberger supported “nearly $1 billion in stimulus checks for prisoners, including domestic terrorists.”
On October 14 2022, a screenshot of a tweet attributed to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) with a headline from The Atlantic circulated on Twitter: The screenshot, a mockup of a headline from The Atlantic, featured an image of people gathered at an event.
The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, and subsequent state laws tightening restrictions on abortion, spurred Democrats to elevate the issue of abortion in their election campaigns. Some ads that claim Republicans back abortion bans withou
“I don’t care for mail-in voting. That’s why I go to the polls.”
“Overdoses reached an all-time high in 2021.”
“President Trump and I lost an election in 2020 because of a rigged election.”
An ad from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee falsely claims that Nevada Republican House candidate April Becker supports a nationwide abortion ban and “taking away a woman’s right to abortion with no exceptions.” Becker h
On October 3 2022, journalist James Surowiecki tweeted about a “new study” of post-vaccine pandemic mortality, contrasting deaths in Florida and Ohio with voter registrations: New study of almost 600,000 deaths in Ohio and Florida shows t
“More fentanyl has crossed the border in the last two months under Biden than in 2019 under Trump.”
Mark Finchem “wants to strip Arizona’s citizens of their capacity to vote by mail.”
Sen. Raphael Warnock "voted with Biden to slash Medicare spending.”
It’s the final weeks of the election campaign, and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is relying on an old trope — a nonexistent GOP plan to eliminate popular old-age programs.
The dispute over what it means to be a MAGA Republican has given the GOP an opening to accuse President Joe Biden of “smearing” half the voters in the country — the roughly […] The post What is a MAGA Republican? appeared first o
Did no Republicans thank U.S. President Joe Biden for taking out the leader of Al Qaeda? No, that's not true: Several GOP members of Congress publicly acknowledged Biden for the July 31, 2022 drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed
Biden defines MAGA Republicans as those who say the 2020 election was stolen, and see violence as a legitimate tool. We dug into the polling data to see whether it helps show what MAGA Republicans are, and to what extent they differ from other Republic