Alabama Runoff for Senate Seat a Proxy Battle for GOP’s Future

On Sept. 26, Republican voters in Alabama will head to voting booths to decide a runoff election between Roy Moore and Luther Strange that’s more than just picking another U.S. senator. The Alabama runoff has become a fight over the style – not substance – of the candidates and could signal how the GOP base thinks of Congress.

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Unhappy Moderate House Republicans Complicate 2018 for GOP

Veteran Republicans are bailing on Congress in growing numbers, as GOP control of Washington fails to produce the unity or legislative successes party leaders wish for. With President Donald Trump willing, if not eager, to buck fellow Republicans and even directly attack them, a number of lawmakers no longer wish to be involved.

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Uncounted Kansas Ballots Fuel Fears About Kobach’s Proposals

A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard.

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