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Maricopa County chairman — a Republican — transferred to undisclosed location after death threats from far-right election deniers

Republican Bill Gates, the chair of the Maricopa County Elections Department in Arizona, has come under increasing fire for pushing back against bogus claims of stolen elections from far-right provocateurs regurgitating Trump’s rampant election denialism, including vanquished gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump’s own cabinet member turns on him on air

The disgraced ex-president’s one-time chief enabler and former firewall at the Justice Department turned on the serial grifter in a jarring interview on Sunday and flatly said it would be a “tragedy” if Trump became the GOP nominee in 2024 — but because Republicans would lose, of course, not because he has any real disagreement with the man whose fetid, greasy water he carried for years.

Take Action: Demand the DOJ investigate Trump’s new foreign bribery scandal!



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Top prosecutor issues BRUTAL news for Trump over special counsel

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Wow.


Ron DeSantis boasts voters “will walk barefoot over broken glass” for him
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis arrogantly boasted to a group of Republicans that people are willing to “walk barefoot over broken glass” to vote for him because he’s such a superlative leader. It’s not quite “I could shoot a man in the middle of Times Square and no one would care” territory, but it’s getting there…


Hidden audits reveal hundreds of millions in overcharges by Medicare Advantage private insurers
Newly released federal audits reveal widespread overcharges and other errors in payments to Medicare Advantage, a fast-growing alternative to original Medicare which is run primarily by — surprise! — major insurance companies. Officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have said they plan to recoup an estimated $650 million from nefarious insurers as a result.

Take Action: Don’t let Republicans starve critical investments in children and healthcare!


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Hospitals are full of kids sick with RSV — and anti-vaxxers think it’s a hoax

Respiratory syncytial virus, more commonly known as RSV, can make breathing difficult for young children and elderly adults and typically kills a few hundred children and as many as 10,000 seniors every year. But children’s hospitals are reporting record numbers of RSV admissions this season, prompting usual suspects with no medical training and rudimentary internet search skills to share their very smart thoughts and strong feelings about the virus and ongoing vaccination efforts to eradicate it.

Take Action: Keep Jeff Bezos and Amazon out of healthcare!


Senior Democratic lawmakers demand answers from Chief Justice Roberts on alleged Supreme Court leak
Democrats in Congress are demanding that Chief Justice John Roberts detail what, if anything, the Supreme Court has done to respond to bombshell allegations that Samuel Alito leaked a ruling to help conservative allies coordinate a PR campaign and claims about a concerted effort by religious conservatives to woo the justices through meals and social engagements. Democrats warned Roberts that if the court won’t investigate the alleged ethical breaches, lawmakers are likely to launch their own probe.

Take Action: Oppose Congressional GOP attacks on LGBTQ+ rights!


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Watch Richard Ojeda roast the top-5 biggest losers of the mid-terms

OD Action Partner: MAGA is a cult of losers. Like all their boneheaded prophecies, their “red wave” ended in epic failure and we can hand them their most embarrassing loss yet…


European teams abandon plan to wear “One Love” armbands at World Cup after FIFA threatens on-field punishment to appease Qatar
The captains of seven European nations will no longer wear armbands supporting an anti-discrimination campaign aimed at host nation Qatar after FIFA said the players would be punished with yellow cards on the field. The decision came three days after beer sales at stadiums were suddenly banned under pressure from the Qatari government and two days after FIFA president Gianni Infantino delivered an extraordinary tirade defending the host nation’s abysmal human rights record.


Rep. Adam Schiff contends Republican House majority will “be chaos” with “very weak leader” Kevin McCarthy
Schiff, the current chair of the House Intelligence Committee, said he expects McCarthy will follow the lead of hardline lawmakers in a bid to maintain his fledgling grip on the speakership, noting, “I suspect [McCarthey] will do whatever Marjorie Taylor Greene wants him to do. He’s a very weak leader of this conference, meaning that he will adhere to the wishes of the lowest common denominator, and if that lowest common denominator wants to remove people from committees, that’s what they’ll do.”


GOP’s lackluster fundraising spurs post-election infighting
As both parties sift through the results of Democrats’ stronger-than-expected showing in the midterm elections, Republicans are engaged in a round of bitter finger-pointing over whom to blame for the party’s deflating collapse. Just a thought, but maybe the abject failure to produce a policy platform that remotely speaks to 21st-century America might be part of the problem?


2024 Republican rivals put Trump on notice
At a GOP gathering in Las Vegas, a parade of 2024 hopefuls made clear they’re forging ahead after a third consecutive poor election with the serial grifter at the helm.


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Today’s Action: Join Swing Left’s post-election debriefing!

As we continue to navigate the post-midterm election landscape, we need all progressives on the same page. There is a critical need for volunteers across the country to help cure ballots in outstanding races, call and text voters in Georgia, and more. With so many opportunities, finding out where to plug in can certainly be difficult. Blue Victory 2022 is hosting debriefing discussions on what went down during the midterms, where they’ll offer ideas for next steps for grassroots organizing.

With the Georgia runoff just 15 days away, there’s no time to waste. Make a commitment to attend one of the debriefing sessions held every Monday from 6-8:30pm EST to find out where you fit in in the progressive fight! The Blue Victory War Room linktree will be updated with relevant events for the Georgia runoff soon. If you can’t attend a debriefing session before Election Day, keep an eye out for another event that fits in your schedule!

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