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Brussels mayor gives Europe’s hard-right a free hit before EU election – POLITICO

Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs Amichai Chikli, from the hard-right governing Likud party, compared what he described as the tyrannical woke agenda as another kind of totalitarianism, sitting alongside jihadist terror. “They are hiding behind so-called liberal values but the nature of this movement is anti-liberal,” he told POLITICO.  Captive audience Over two days, the […]

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Alabama

‘Embryos same as children’: How a US court judgment impacts IVF, poses a problem for Republicans | Explained News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

A February 16 ruling of the Alabama Supreme Court in the US, which said frozen embryos are akin to children, has raised questions on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) in the political battle over reproductive rights in the country. In US politics, the debate over abortion is framed in terms of positions such as “pro-choice” and “pro-life”. […]

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Alabama

Will Biden be on the ballot in Ohio and Alabama? That’s up to Republicans | #elections | #alabama

COLUMBUS, Ohio – President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign is wrangling with Republican-dominated state governments in Ohio and Alabama to assure he is listed on their fall ballots, as once-mundane procedural negotiations get caught up in the nation’s fractious politics. Both states, which carry a combined 26 electoral votes, have deadlines for appearing on the ballot […]

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Alabama

Biden’s ballot access in Ohio and Alabama is in the hands of Republican election chiefs, lawmakers | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign is wrangling with Republican-dominated state governments in Ohio and Alabama to assure he is listed on their fall ballots, as once-mundane procedural negotiations get caught up in the nation’s fractious politics. Both states, which control a combined 26 electoral votes, have deadlines for appearing on […]

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Alabama

Recall effort targeting Republican leader in Wisconsin expected to fail | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s bipartisan elections commission was expected on Thursday to reject petitions seeking to force a recall election of the state’s top elected Republican, who has drawn the ire of former President Donald Trump. Trump backers angry with Assembly Speaker Robin Vos launched the recall effort, citing his refusal to decertify President Joe […]

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Alabama

Republicans debate ahead of runoff for Alabama congressional seat | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The two Republicans running for Alabama’s redrawn 2nd Congressional District clashed in a debate that aired Monday ahead of next week’s runoff. Dick Brewbaker, a businessman and former state senator, and Caroleene Dobson, an attorney and political newcomer, are vying for the GOP nomination in the April 16 runoff. The winner […]

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Arkansas

Audit on Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders $19,000 lectern to be released

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The co-chairman of a legislative committee that ordered the audit of a $19,000 lectern bought for Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday he expects the report on the purchase to be released to the public within the next 10 days. Republican Rep. Jimmy Gazaway said he and Republican Sen. […]

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Alabama

States rush to combat AI threat to elections • Alabama Reflector | #elections | #alabama

This year’s presidential election will be the first since generative AI — a form of artificial intelligence that can create new content, including images, audio, and video — became widely available. That’s raising fears that millions of voters could be deceived by a barrage of political deepfakes. But, while Congress has done little to address […]

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Alabama

Alabama’s Britt blasts Biden on economy, immigration in GOP State of the Union reply • Alabama Reflector | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

First-term U.S. Sen. Katie Britt of Alabama delivered the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Thursday night, and laid blame on Biden for a host of national and international crises — what she said is chaos at the border, in cities, in the economy and among U.S. allies. Britt stuck […]

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Alaska

States rush to combat AI threat to elections • Alaska Beacon | #alaska | #politics

This year’s presidential election will be the first since generative AI — a form of artificial intelligence that can create new content, including images, audio, and video — became widely available. That’s raising fears that millions of voters could be deceived by a barrage of political deepfakes. But, while Congress has done little to address […]

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