The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether Republican lawmakers relied too heavily on race when they redrew North Carolina's congressional districts to give the GOP a powerful advantage in the swing state. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court to review whether North Carolina relied too heavily on race in redistricting appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
This piece has run in newspapers in my conservative congressional District (VA-06). For months, we have witnessed out how the political rise of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of racism and bigotry in America. The head of theShow More Summary
There has been a good deal of conversation in the last few years around the subject of Congressional district gerrymandering, a process by which the boundaries of an electoral constituency are manipulated to favor a political party or a class.
Rick Tyler, an independent Congressional candidate for Tennessee's 3rd District, has recently put up billboards saying 'Make America White Again'.
This guy. Wow. Rick Tyler is coming under fire — as he should be — for posting campaign signs that say "Make America White Again." Naturally, people are pissed that the candidate for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district seat would proudly display such a racist billboard during his campaign. Related: White Journalist Says She Was Fired Because Of Her [...]
An independent candidate running for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District hopes a racist campaign sign points to the path of victory. Rick Tyler, a local businessman running in the heavily Republican district, has drawn sharp criticism...Show More Summary
Donald Trump is inspiring the racists—but it’s not like they needed much. A troll named Rick Tyler who is running as an indie candidate for Tennessee’s 3rd congressional district seat posted a “Make America White Again” sign in Polk County.
Rick Tyler, an independent Congressional candidate for Tennessee’s 3rd district, is facing a boycott of his restaurant business after he advertised his candidacy with racist billboard messages like “Make America White Again.” In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Tennessee resident Amy...
GOP candidate's original contest post shot down by Facebook Greg Evers, who's running in the Republican primary for the open seat in Florida's 1st Congressional District, announced Monday he's giving away a "Homeland Defender" AR-15 rifle on July 4.
Florida Republican State Senator Greg Evers, who is now running for Congress in the state's 1st congressional district, continues his party's long, wet slide to the bottom of its barrel. His response to the Orlando mass shooting? He's announced an AR-15 giveaway. Brian Burgess, a spokesman for Mr. Show More Summary
Now this is a negative ad! Rep. Tim Huelskamp faces a credible challenge in the August GOP primary from physician Roger Marshall in Kansas’ safely red 1st Congressional District, and Huelskamp is going on the offensive with a spot that...Show More Summary
A candidate for U.S. Congress Greg Evers announced that he would be holding a sweepstakes to award a free AR-15 to one lucky constituent of the 1st Congressional district from Florida.
In 2010, after Dr. Wynne LeGrow retired from his career as a physician, he ran for Congress from Virginia’s 4th District, which was represented by Republican Randy Forbes, the man so conservative, he founded the Congressional Prayer Caucus.LeGrow, on the other hand, ran as an open atheist. Show More Summary
Greg Evers, who is running for Congress in one of Florida’s most conservative districts, today announced he’s giving away an AR-15 rifle, the same kind used in the Orlando massacre which killed 49 people and injured 53 others, to a random… Read The post Florida Congressional Candidate Launches AR-15 Assault Rifle Giveaway on Facebook appeared first on Towleroad.
A marquee House race is literally taking place in the backyard of the place where one of the most high-profile issues on the national stage is playing out. It is the 23rd Congressional District of Texas where the issue of immigration reform is more than just talk, for the ties to the border are both [...]Show More Summary
This piece -- written before Hillary Clinton's excellent critique of Trump's suitability to be in charge of American foreign policy -- has run in newspapers in Virginia's very Republican 6th congressional district (from Lynchburg to Harrisonburg and beyond). Show More Summary
Leading Off: ? NV-03: Republican primary voters handed Team Blue a huge gift in Nevada's swingy 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday night. Businessman Danny Tarkanian defeated state Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson, the choice of Gov. Show More Summary
Republican primary voters handed Team Blue a huge gift in Nevada’s swingy 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday night. Businessman Danny Tarkanian defeated state Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson, the choice of Gov. Brian Sandoval...Show More Summary
A Tuesday primary in one Nevada congressional district will test the Vermont senator’s political potency.
The primary race is the first test of the newly drawn elections map