Florida’s firewall against abortion restrictions is in peril

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s Supreme Court, forged by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, could decide the fate of abortion rights in the state. That’s because Florida’s abortion rights are not just intertwined with federal court rulings but also rely on a decadesold Florida Supreme Court decision that extends privacy rights to abortion. Those rights are enshrined…

Georgia’s Latino population keeps growing. Why are there so few in office?

Not so long ago, Jerry Gonzalez remembers, it was hard to find even one Latino running for office in Georgia. Today, the longtime head of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials can list eight just off the top of his head. The actual number running for the state Legislature and statewide and federal office…

A working mom and political newcomer has emerged in a crowded primary race as the controversial congresswoman’s most formidable opponent

Jennifer Strahan walked up and down the main street of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s hometown with a mission — to make sure as many potential voters as possible know who she is before Tuesday’s Republican primary.

Andrew Hartzler Wasn’t Allowed To Be Gay on Campus. So He’s Suing.

This article was produced in partnership with Type Investigations. TULSA, Okla. — In November 2017, just months into his freshman year at Oral Roberts University, Andrew Hartzler was sitting in the school’s chapel, listening to the university president preach a sermon called “Holy Sex” and wondering if someone was trying to out him. Attendance at…

Biden wanted to prioritize China. 16 months later, he gets his shot.

The pivot to Asia lives. Sixteen months after his inauguration, President Joe Biden will finally make his first trip to the region this Thursday with visits to South Korea and Japan. And while the war in Ukraine dominates headlines and the attention of the West, the White House views the week ahead as a critical…

One Colorado Race Will Be About Voters’ Faith in Elections. It’s Not Looking Good.

Spring snowflakes floated outside wall-to-wall windows framing Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold’s downtown Denver office as she reached for one of her two cell phones. She was looking for a video in which MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, the Donald Trump ally and conspiracy theorist, accused her of murder. “Jena Griswold is a criminal beyond…

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