Trump endorses a Cheney challenger, aiming to unseat a chief detractor.

The former president backed Harriet Hageman in the race to unseat Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, who voted to impeach him and has accused him of undermining democracy.

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Texas Special Election: Jake Ellzey Defeats Susan Wright

Mr. Ellzey, a state representative, was victorious in a runoff against Susan Wright, whose husband had represented the Sixth Congressional District before he died of Covid-19.

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In Gosar, a Far-Right Extremist Found an Ally in Congress

Representative Paul Gosar’s association with the white nationalist Nick Fuentes is the most vivid example of the Republican Party’s growing acceptance of extremism.

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No. 3 House Democrat Steps Into Ohio Race to Head Off a Sanders Acolyte

The decision by Representative James Clyburn to oppose an outspoken ally of Senator Bernie Sanders in a special election in Cleveland highlights the generational and ideological gulf in the Democratic Party.

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Rep. James Clyburn Opposes Sanders Ally in Special Election

The decision by Representative James Clyburn to oppose an outspoken ally of Senator Bernie Sanders in a special election in Cleveland highlights the generational and ideological gulf in the Democratic Party.

#cleveland-ohio, #clyburn-james-e, #elections-house-of-representatives, #endorsements, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states-politics-and-government

They Seemed Like Democratic Activists. They Were Secretly Conservative Spies.

Operatives infiltrated progressive groups across the West to try to manipulate politics and reshape the national electoral map. They targeted moderate Republicans, too — anyone seen as threats to hard-line conservatives.

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Yang and Garcia Form Late Alliance in Mayor’s Race, Drawing Adams’s Ire

Andrew Yang and Kathryn Garcia campaigned together on Saturday in a show of unity that their top rival, Eric Adams, viewed as racially driven politics.

#adams-eric-l, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #race-and-ethnicity, #voting-and-voters, #wiley-maya, #yang-andrew-1975

Herschel Walker’s Cryptic Video Could Upend Georgia Senate Race

If the Georgia college football legend Herschel Walker declares his candidacy it could put former President Donald J. Trump’s power as a kingmaker to the test.

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Joe Manchin and the Magic 50th Vote for Democrats’ Voting Rights Bill

Democrats know that their election overhaul has no chance as long as the filibuster exists, but they are eager to show that all that stands in its way are Republicans.

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Is Bill de Blasio Secretly Backing Eric Adams for Mayor?

The mayor is not making a public endorsement in the primary race, but he is believed to favor Mr. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president.

#adams-eric-l, #de-blasio-bill, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #new-york-city, #politics-and-government, #primaries-and-caucuses

Where Does Eric Adams Live? Rivals Question His Residency and Ethics.

Mr. Adams, a leading candidate for New York mayor, tried to rebut questions about whether he lives part-time in New Jersey, while his opponents sought to cast doubt on his truthfulness.

#adams-eric-l, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #wiley-maya, #williams-jumaane-d, #yang-andrew-1975

Eric Adams Gives Apartment Tour Amid Residency Questions

As Mr. Adams invited reporters to Brooklyn to rebut questions about whether he lives part-time in New Jersey, one of his rivals in the mayor’s race, Maya Wiley, received a major endorsement.

#adams-eric-l, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #wiley-maya, #williams-jumaane-d, #yang-andrew-1975

Brad Lander for Comptroller

The editorial board endorses Brad Lander for New York City comptroller.

#budgets-and-budgeting, #elections-comptrollers, #endorsements, #lander-brad, #new-york-city

AOC Endorses Maya Wiley for NYC Mayor

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement on Saturday may cement Ms. Wiley as the left-wing standard-bearer in the New York City mayor’s race.

#democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #new-york-city, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #wiley-maya

Alvin Bragg Wins Endorsement for Manhattan D.A.

The career crime fighter would keep the public safe without returning to overly punitive practices of the past.

#bragg-alvin, #endorsements, #united-states-politics-and-government

Adams Gets Boost With Latino Voters: 5 Takeaways From Mayor’s Race

Adriano Espaillat, who had backed Scott Stringer, switched to supporting Eric Adams, while Andrew Yang had a rocky week on the campaign trail.

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How Andrew Yang Won Over Orthodox Brooklyn

A slew of influential ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders endorsed Mr. Yang, motivated by one overriding issue: “Yeshivas, yeshivas, yeshivas.”

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Maya Wiley Lands Major Endorsement From Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Mr. Jeffries, New York’s top House Democrat, said he intended to engage in significant efforts on Ms. Wiley’s behalf, including making campaign appearances with her.

#brooklyn-nyc, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #house-of-representatives, #jeffries-hakeem, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #race-and-ethnicity, #wiley-maya

Kathryn Garcia for N.Y.C. Mayor: The Times Endorsement

The editorial board’s endorsement for the Democratic mayoral primary.

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Most of Scott Stringer’s Supporters Have Fled. Not the Teachers’ Union.

The United Federation of Teachers is boosting Mr. Stringer’s embattled campaign with an advertising blitz.

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Andrew Yang’s Endorsement from Rep. Grace Meng Shows Momentum With Key Voting Bloc

The former presidential candidate won a major endorsement in the New York City mayor’s race from Rep. Grace Meng, a top Asian-American leader in Queens.

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McCarthy Officially Backs Stefanik to Replace Cheney in House Leadership

“We need to be united,” said the Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, who worked behind the scenes for days on behalf of Representative Elise Stefanik of New York.

#cheney-liz, #endorsements, #house-of-representatives, #mccarthy-kevin-1965, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #stefanik-elise, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Stringer Campaign Moves Forward Amid Sexual Assault Allegation

While Scott M. Stringer, the New York City comptroller, has lost crucial supporters in his drive to become mayor, other backers have stood by him.

#elections-mayors, #endorsements, #kim-jean-political-lobbyist, #new-york-city, #sexual-harassment, #stringer-scott-m

Kathryn Garcia Makes Push in N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Amid Rival’s Crisis

A sexual harassment allegation against Scott Stringer may open a lane in the New York City mayor’s race for Ms. Garcia, a former sanitation commissioner.

#elections-mayors, #endorsements, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #political-advertising, #sutton-loree-k

23 Candidates Are on Ballot for Open Texas Congressional Seat

The front-runner in Saturday’s election is Susan Wright, who has been endorsed by Donald J. Trump and is the widow of Representative Ron Wright, who died of Covid-19 in February.

#elections-house-of-representatives, #endorsements, #sanchez-jana-lynne, #texas, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wright-ron-1953-2021, #wright-susan-1962

Stringer, Facing Sexual Harassment Accusation, Loses Key Endorsement

The Working Families Party, a major left-leaning institution, withdrew its backing of Scott Stringer for mayor of New York City.

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Eric Adams Endorsed by Top Bronx Leader, Giving Him Lift With Latinos

The endorsement from Ruben Diaz Jr., the Bronx borough president, could help Mr. Adams reach Latino and Bronx voters in the New York City mayor’s race.

#adams-eric-l, #bronx-nyc, #democratic-party, #diaz-ruben-jr, #endorsements, #hispanic-americans, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses

Andrew Yang, Looking for Endorsement, Offends Gay Democratic Club

Participants described Mr. Yang’s remarks as offensive, saying that even as members of the club raised policy issues, he returned to mentioning gay bars.

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Andrew Yang Wins Endorsement from Left-Wing Rival

Carlos Menchaca, who bowed out of the New York City mayoral race last month, will endorse his former opponent.

#democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #menchaca-carlos, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #yang-andrew-1975

Teachers’ Union Endorses Scott Stringer, Offering Much-Needed Boost

It is unclear how much the United Federation of Teachers’ backing will actually sway voters two months before the Democratic primary.

#elections-mayors, #endorsements, #new-york-city, #organized-labor, #primaries-and-caucuses, #stringer-scott-m, #united-federation-of-teachers

Ray McGuire Wants to Show He’s Not Just the Wall Street Candidate

Mr. McGuire has landed endorsements from Representative Gregory W. Meeks and three hip-hop giants as his campaign for New York mayor enters a crucial phase.

#black-people, #campaign-finance, #content-type-personal-profile, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #mcguire-raymond-j, #new-york-city, #political-advertising, #race-and-ethnicity, #rap-and-hip-hop

The Mayoral Race Heats Up for Top Contenders

The Working Families Party endorsed three candidates, and Andrew Yang encountered some animosity.

#bryant-park-manhattan-ny, #endorsements, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #stringer-scott-m, #working-families-party

Who Will ‘Vax Daddy’ Endorse? 5 Takeaways From N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race.

Candidates vied for the backing of the influential teachers’ union and other players, and one contender made a journey to Minneapolis.

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A.O.C. Endorses Brad Lander in N.Y.C. Comptroller’s Race

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement may help Mr. Lander solidify his support among the city’s progressive voters.

#elections-comptrollers, #endorsements, #lander-brad, #new-york-city, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #united-states-politics-and-government

D.C. Statehood Backers Want to Be Included in Voting Rights Bill

In a change in tactics, advocates are pushing for statehood to be included in a broader bill taking shape.

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D.C. Statehood Backers Want to Be Part of Broad Voting Rights Measure in the Senate

In a change in tactics, advocates are pushing for statehood to be included in a broader bill taking shape.

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The Spiritual Teacher Biden’s Campaign Called for Help

Glennon Doyle says her role has been to “go get the white women.”

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Trump Endorses a Loyalist, Jody Hice, for Georgia Secretary of State

By supporting a challenger to Georgia’s current secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, the former president signaled that he wants Republicans who opposed his election falsehoods to pay politically.

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Courting Unions and the Latino Vote: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Eric Adams won three big labor union endorsements, confirming his status as a top contender, and Loree Sutton dropped out of the race.

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The A Train and the Macarena: 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

Candidates sparred over their subway smarts and did some virtual dancing, while the former sanitation commissioner got support from influential women.

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Biden Endorses Female Generals Whose Promotions Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump’s Reaction

The unusual strategy to slow the promotions until after the election — intended to protect the officers’ accomplished careers — was devised by top Pentagon leaders.

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New York Mayoral Candidates Weigh How Hard to Hit Cuomo

The feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hurt New York City, but Mr. Cuomo’s recent troubles may alter the dynamic for the next mayor.

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Cuomo in Crisis, Republicans Emerging: Updates From New York’s Mayoral Race

Several major candidates called for an investigation into Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, as two Republicans vied for key endorsements.

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Mitch McConnell Would Like Trump to Fade Away

Good luck with that.

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Bagel Orders and Vaccine Appointments: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

A former City Council speaker decides not to run, and a current city comptroller becomes the first leading candidate to get the coronavirus vaccine.

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Maya Wiley Is Backed by N.Y.C.’s Largest Union, Lifting Her Bid for Mayor

The endorsement by Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union is a major win for Ms. Wiley. The union was a key early supporter of Bill de Blasio in another crowded mayor’s race in 2013.

#elections-mayors, #endorsements, #new-york-city, #service-employees-international-union, #wiley-maya

Will A.O.C. Endorse? How She Could Shake Up the Mayor’s Race

Whether Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will use her platform to help influence the race to be New York City’s next mayor is a source of great speculation — and angst — in her hometown.

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Eric Garner’s Mother Endorses Raymond McGuire for Mayor

Gwen Carr said she was endorsing Ray McGuire because his financial background could help him lead New York’s recovery and make the city a “safer place.”

#carr-gwen-1949, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #mcguire-raymond-j, #new-york-city, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #political-advertising

‘The Pressure Is On’: Will Schumer Satisfy the Left?

As he prepares for an impeachment trial this week, Senator Chuck Schumer is at the height of his political power in Washington. At home in New York, he is taking steps to head off a primary challenge from the left.

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Under Pressure to Rebuke Their Own, G.O.P. Leaders Face a Critical Test

The fates of Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Liz Cheney have become a proxy battle for the soul of the party, prompting a clash among top Republicans.

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