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The census provides the basis for redrawing Congressional and other legislative district lines every 10 years. Although state legislatures, or in some case special districting commissions, are responsible for dividing states with Congressional district lines, the national census determines how many representatives each state gets. Every decade a few states gain seats, some lose them …

“We’ve got issues as a party, with the demographic trends going against us, and we don’t have a lot of margin for error,” said Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), observing that the Trump-McConnell feud is still in “full flare” at the moment. “When it comes to the infighting politically, I don’t know how that can help …

After Rep. Matt Gaetz accused a Florida lawyer of a $25 million extortion scheme to make sex trafficking allegations disappear, Republicans on and off Capitol Hill on Wednesday largely kept their mouths shut. Gaetz—the Trump-loving, Fox News-grinning, 38-year-old Florida Republican—has a less-than-sterling reputation among his congressional colleagues. More than a half-dozen lawmakers have spoken to …

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Republican senators critical of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic are weighing whether to reject her appointee to run the state health department, which has issued orders restricting business capacity to limit COVID-19′s spread. Elizabeth Hertel took over the Department of Health and Human Services in January, when …

“Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again,” Trump said in response to McConnell’s remarks. “He will never do what needs to be done, or what is right for our Country. Where necessary and appropriate, I will back primary rivals …

Newsom Recall Newsom Recall Leaders Claim To Have Enough Signatures For Special Election Updated February 21, 2021 8:50 AM Published February 21, 2021 8:48 AM California Gov. Gavin Newsom. (Courtesy Gov. Newsom’s office) Leaders of the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom say they’ve collected 1.7 million signatures, roughly 200,000 more than needed to trigger …

The North Carolina Republican Party voted unanimously on Monday to censure Senator Richard M. Burr for voting to convict former President Donald J. Trump in his second impeachment trial. The rebuke was the latest fallout for the seven Republicans who sided with Democrats in an unsuccessful effort to find Mr. Trump guilty of inciting an …

By now, Jeff Flake thought this would all be over. Flake, the former Arizona Republican senator and outspoken critic of Donald Trump, concedes that he expected the ripple effects in the Republican party Trump’s loss of the White House to have been bigger by now. Instead, Flake has had to watch as Trump departed office …

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney attends a congressional tribute to the late Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick who lies in honor in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on February 3, 2021. Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pool/Getty Images U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney attends a congressional tribute to the late Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick …

The resolution was introduced on Friday morning after the state Attorney General’s office said resolutions wouldn’t be enforceable. BOISE, Idaho — Republicans in the Idaho Legislature have introduced a number of resolutions to target Gov. Brad Little’s (R-Idaho) emergency orders this legislative session, with the most recent one introduced last Friday. The concurrent resolution, a …