Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

By Quentin Choy May 19, 2021 U.S. Representative Val Demings will challenge Florida Senator Marco Rubio for his Senate seat in 2022. Demings was Orlando’s first Black woman police chief and was on the shortlist to be Joe Biden’s Vice President along with Susan Rice, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Tammy Duckworth, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris,…

Liz Cheney Voted Out of Republican Leadership; GOP Falls to Trump

Liz Cheney Voted Out of Republican Leadership; GOP Falls to Trump

By Quentin Choy May 12, 2021 Representative Liz Cheney, third highest-ranking GOP member in the House of Representatives was voted out of her leadership position by her colleagues with a voice vote. Cheney has been a vocal critic of former President Donald Trump and was the highest-ranking Republican to vote to impeach him in Trump’s…

A Flailing Cuomo Capitalizes on Weed’s Popularity

A Flailing Cuomo Capitalizes on Weed’s Popularity

By Quentin Choy March 31, 2021 Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing marijuana usage for New Yorkers 21 and up. The legislation passed through the New York legislature and will set a 14% sales tax on weed, and projections predict $350 million to be generated annually from the new industry. According to Politico, “the adult-use…

Lisa Murkowski Cannot Lose Her Seat

Lisa Murkowski Cannot Lose Her Seat

By Quentin Choy March 30, 2021 Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) is up for reelection in 2022, and a Republican primary challenger, Kelly Tshibaka has announced that she would challenge Senator Murkowski for her Senate seat. Tshibaka serves as the state commissioner of administration in Alaska, and she stated that she would step down from her…

Just an Old, Sweet Song Keeps Georgia on My Mind

Just an Old, Sweet Song Keeps Georgia on My Mind

By Quentin Choy March 29, 2021 Following crucial losses at the presidential level and at the Senate level, Georgia Republicans including Governor Brian Kemp have taken archaic measures to prevent any losses like they saw last election cycle from ever happening again. The measures that they have passed are undemocratic in the most blatant sense,…

Newsom and Cuomo On the Chopping Block

Newsom and Cuomo On the Chopping Block

By Quentin Choy March 17, 2021 Two Democratic governors are currently facing the political crises of their lives. Governor Gavin Newsom in California faces a recall effort that could trigger an election among California voters as to whether or not he should be removed from office and replaced. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo faces calls…

Proposed Voting Bills Show How the GOP Can’t Get 2020 Through Their Head

Proposed Voting Bills Show How the GOP Can’t Get 2020 Through Their Head

By Quentin Choy March 12, 2021 A series of laws aimed at restricting voter access in states such as Georgia, Iowa, and Arizona reveals a Republican Party still struggling to get 2020 through their heads. Losses for a Senate seat in Arizona, two Senate seats in Georgia, and Donald Trump’s loss of the presidency are…

Biden’s Big Win: $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Passes

Biden’s Big Win: $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Passes

By Quentin Choy March 10, 2021 President Joe Biden just scored the first big win for his presidency after Congress passed his $1.9 trillion stimulus package. The bill narrowly passed in the House of Representatives with a 220-211 vote. Billions of dollars in the bill are included to increase the rate of vaccinations, assist in…

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