This Is Why Peter Meijer Lost?

What one Michigan primary tells us about Democrats’ strategy heading into the midterms.

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Why Are Democrats Bankrolling Far-Right Candidates?

Some of the party’s campaign partners have employed a contentious strategy in the buildup to the midterms.

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Election Victories by Trump Allies Showcase His Grip on the G.O.P. Base

Tuesday’s primaries in Arizona and Michigan gave the former president a slew of symbolic triumphs.

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Meijer’s Defeat Shows Republican Intolerance for Trump’s Antagonists

In Michigan, primary voters rejected the young conservative who voted to impeach Trump, while two other Republicans who did so fought for political survival in Washington.

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Trump’s Focus on 2020 Election Splits Michigan Republicans

The former president is trying to reshape the battleground state in his image. But his false claims about the 2020 election are driving a wedge between loyalists and those who are eager to move on.

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10 Republicans Voted to Impeach Trump. What’s Become of Them?

Ten House Republicans voted to charge President Donald J. Trump with inciting the Capitol attack. All of them are still struggling with the consequences.

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The Road Ahead for Pro-Impeachment House Republicans

The 10 G.O.P. lawmakers who voted to impeach Donald Trump face angry primary voters and challengers inspired or endorsed by the former president. So far, only one has given up on re-election.

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2 U.S. Representatives Try to Explain Unauthorized Visit to Kabul

Representatives Seth Moulton and Peter Meijer said they could not get answers on the evacuation from the Biden administration, so they went to Afghanistan to see for themselves.

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Two House Members Flew to Kabul on an Unauthorized Mission

Biden administration officials said the trip by Representatives Seth Moulton and Peter Meijer had wasted resources needed to help evacuate people in Afghanistan.

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Two House members secretly flew to Kabul on an unauthorized oversight mission.

Biden administration officials said the trip by Representatives Seth Moulton and Peter Meijer had wasted resources needed to help evacuate those already in Afghanistan.

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In Michigan, Pro-Impeachment Republicans Face Voters’ Wrath

Representative Peter Meijer, a Republican who voted to impeach Donald J. Trump, seeks “decency and humility” in Western Michigan, but has found anger, fear and misinformation.

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Michigan G.O.P. Chair Is Criticized After Calling State’s Top Democrats ‘Witches’

Ron Weiser, who leads the state’s Republican Party, was swiftly denounced after a video surfaced in which he also joked about assassination when discussing two G.O.P. congressmen.

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On Trump, Michigan Republicans Lean One Way: ‘Fealty at All Costs’

Even after his defeat, Donald Trump is causing fierce infighting among Republicans in a crucial battleground state. Loyalists are rewarded. Dissenters face punishment.

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10 Republicans Voted to Impeach Trump. The Backlash Has Been Swift.

The House Republicans who voted to charge President Donald J. Trump with inciting the Capitol riot are facing a fleet of primary challengers, censures and other rebukes from their party.

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The View From a Republican Who Voted to Impeach

Representative Peter Meijer of Michigan explains why he joined nine colleagues in breaking from his party.

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Has Trump’s Reckoning Come Too Late?

Finally the world agrees that Trump is exactly the man his fiercest critics said he was. But has the reckoning come too late?

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Meet the House G.O.P. Freshmen Emerging as Some of the Party’s Sharpest Critics

Even as many freshmen have avoided breaking with President Trump, some have called for a partywide reckoning most of their caucus’s leaders have shied away from.

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Fractured by Trump, the G.O.P. Can’t Agree on a Way Back to Power

Many Republican leaders and strategists want to prepare the party for a post-Trump future. But the pro-Trump voter base has other ideas.

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