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WASHINGTON — Mitch McConnell held his entire Republican caucus together to effectively kill the Democrats’ highest legislative priority of the year, a transformative 888-page bill intended to make it easier to vote, rein in the wealthy’s impact on elections, and outlaw the gerrymandering process that constructs partisan congressional districts. But Democrats stuck together, too, and after the ...

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Jun. 23—Very few of North Carolina's more than 500 cities and towns have the ability to recall a local elected leader. Most that do offer voters a yes or no vote on whether to oust a particular candidate. In Raleigh, the city's recall rules are nearly 70 years old and essentially call for a special election. Now, one group, which includes former elected leaders, is considering a recall for the ...

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LANSING, Mich. — A long-awaited report on the 2020 election from a Michigan Senate committee recommends that Attorney General Dana Nessel's office consider investigating individuals who have pushed false claims "to raise money or publicity for their own ends." The suggestion, which focused on misleading statements about the results in Antrim County, is among the most striking details of the ...

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A small crowd gathered in the rain in Court Square in Springfield Tuesday to listen to speakers talk of the benefits of a proposed change to the state’s constitution. Organized by Raise Up Massachusetts, the goal was to inform residents of a ballot initiative called the Fair Share Amendment. The Fair Share Amendment is a proposal to amend the Massachusetts Constitution, creating an additional ...

NEW YORK, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 PM360 Pharma Choice Awards are officially open for entries. PM360, a leading life sciences marketing industry trade publication, established these awards 13 years ago to honor the best creative campaigns and initiatives from the life sciences industry as decided by popular vote from the entire industry. The Pharma Choice Awards remain the only industry awards that give everyone in the industry a say in determining the winners. PM360 places all entries online and the industry votes on their favorites. Voting will occur between late October and early December of this year. Afterward, the winners, which include the top three vote-getters in each category, will be featured in the PM360 January/February 2022 issue.

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I think it was the 1977 Montana Republican state convention, and the speaker standing before the delegates was newly elected Congressman Ron Marlenee. Facing criticism from some of the hard right element of his party regarding his personal life, Marlenee was as dynamic and defiant as I ever saw him.