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Murkowski and Trump-backed Tshibaka advance to Alaska general election, NBC projects

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is seen in the Capitol during a vote on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and a top Republican primary challenger endorsed by former President Donald Trump will advance to the general election, NBC projects. Murkowski and Kelly Tshibaka, former Alaska […]

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Fetterman campaign says it raised $500,000 in 24 hours after Dr. Oz’s viral crudites video

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman’s Senate campaign said it reaped a $500,000 fundraising windfall in just 24 hours after a much-mocked video of his opponent, Dr. Mehmet Oz, went viral. The spike in donations between Monday and Tuesday afternoon was “well above” the campaign’s average rate, Fetterman’s communications director, Joe Calvello, told CNBC on Wednesday. […]

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TikTok’s Elections Center returns to fight misinformation ahead of the midterms | Engadget

TikTok is the latest social platform to preview its strategy for fighting election misinformation ahead of the November midterms. The company is once again promoting its in-app Elections Center, which connects users with voting resources and information about their local races. TikTok says a link to the Elections Center will appear on all content related […]

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Sarah Palin advances to November general election for Alaska House seat, NBC projects

U.S. House candidate former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a “Save America” rally at Alaska Airlines Center on July 09, 2022 in Anchorage, Alaska. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will advance to the November general election for the state’s sole seat in the U.S. House, NBC News projects. Republican […]

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Rep. Liz Cheney loses GOP primary to Trump-backed challenger, NBC projects

Vice Chair U.S. Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) speaks during a public hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., July 21, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Rep. Liz Cheney, former President Donald Trump’s highest-profile Republican critic and a leading figure […]

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Trump enemies Liz Cheney, Lisa Murkowski face GOP primary challengers as Sarah Palin stages comeback

A billboard outside Cheyenne, Wyo., calls on voters to cast their ballots for Harriet Hageman, who is running against incumbent Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., in the Republican primary election Aug. 16, 2022. Thomas Peipert | AP Two prominent congressional Republicans who made enemies of former President Donald Trump are set Tuesday to defend their seats […]

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Actress Gina Lollobrigida, 95, to run for Senate in Italy’s elections

The elections were triggered after Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella dissolved Parliament in July following the resignation of the country’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi. Lollobrigida, who joined the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018, is standing as the candidate for the Sovereign and Popular Italy Party in the city of Latina. “I will fight for the […]

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Photos: All the bands and people we saw in St. Pete at Daddy Kool Records’ punk-rock flea market

Last weekend, Lakeland’s punk-rock flea market headed across the bridge to St. Petersburg to host its (mostly) air conditioned party at Daddy Kool Records. In addition to dozens of vendors, five Florida-based bands—including Ft. Myers’ Except You, Silver Alert, Orlando’s Suck Brick Kid, Kick Dicker and Big Sad—braved the midday heat and thrashed on Daddy […]

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Starbucks asks labor board to suspend mail-in ballot union elections, alleging misconduct in voting process

Starbucks Workers United t-shirts hang outside while unionized workers strike for unfair labor practices outside a Starbucks location on 874 Commonwealth Avenue in the Brookline neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, US, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Scott Brauer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Starbucks is asking the federal labor board to suspend all mail-in ballot union […]

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Elections 2022: Christian Amato on Education, the Environment and Quality-of-Life – Norwood News

By EMILY SAWAKED   CHRISTIAN AMATOPhoto courtesy of Christian Amato The son of Italian immigrants and former theatre professional, Christian Amato is a candidate for State Senate District 34, covering parts of both the East Bronx and Westchester county, in this year’s Democratic primary. He began his campaign in February and said he is eager […]