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Republican Who Backed Trump’s Impeachment, Supported Infrastructure Bill Announces Retirement

Republican New York Rep. John Katko will not run for re-election in 2022, he announced Friday.Katko, who has represented a moderately blue district centered on Syracuse since 2015, was one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump in January 2021, and one of 13 Republicans to support the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs…

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Harold Hamm: ‘Republican. Democrat. . . I am an oilocrat

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The most dangerous Republican candidates for 2022: It was not easy to choose ’em

The Trump era saw a far-right takeover of the Republican Party. But the Big Lie and the fallout from the Capitol riot last January threaten to move the party even further into the extremist fringe after the 2022 midterms. Republicans have long inched toward extremist positions on issues like immigration, women’s rights and gun rights but Donald…

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Robert Dole, Republican senator, 1923-2021

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From Fox News to CNN, House Republican slammed for vaccine whiplash

Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) In two different interviews on Sunday, Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., was caught flip-flopping on vaccines depending on who she was speaking to. In an interview with Fox, Mace encouraged viewers to get COVID to obtain “natural immunity” rather than get vaccinated. But in an interview with CNN on…

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More Republican leaders try to ban books on race, LGBTQ issues

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster sent a letter to the state’s department of education this week about Gender Queer: A Memoir, a book he wants investigated. Jeffrey Collins/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeffrey Collins/AP South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster sent a letter to the state’s department of education this week about Gender Queer: A Memoir,…

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Report: Republican Jack Ciattarelli Will Concede New Jersey Governor’s Race to Democrat Phil Murphy

After a hard-fought battle in an unexpectedly close race, Republican Jack Ciattarelli will concede the New Jersey governor’s race to incumbent Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday. Two sources close to Ciattarelli’s campaign told the New York Times on Thursday that Ciattarelli will appear at 1 p.m. on Friday near his home in Raritan, New…

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Former Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte Won’t Run for New Hampshire Senate Seat in 2022

Then U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) waves to supporters in Concord, N.H., November 9, 2016. (Mary Schwalm/Reuters) Former Republican senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire does not plan to run for any office in 2022, dashing hopes that she would challenge incumbent Democratic senator Maggie Hassan, according to a new report. Sources close to…

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Republican appointed judges temporarily halt Biden Covid vaccine mandate for private businesses

Sean Rayford | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesA federal appeals court temporarily blocked President Joe Biden’s Covid vaccine and testing requirements for private businesses on Saturday, just a day after they had officially gone into effect. The Republican attorneys general of Texas, South Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi and Utah, as well as several private companies, filed…

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Republican Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor’s race

Receive free US politics & policy updatesWe’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest US politics & policy news every morning. Republican Glenn Youngkin has won the Virginia governor’s race in a crushing result for President Joe Biden and his Democratic party with just a year to go until the midterm…