Accounts linked to the Kremlin bought $150,000 worth of Facebook ads in 2016.
Texas goes after LGBTQ rights with a series of new legislation
[DIGEST: The Hill, New York Times] This is a developing story. According to multiple media outlets, Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential pick. Republicans caution, however, that Trump may backtrack on his choice. Paul Manafort, the chairman for the Trump campaign, told reporters that the campaign had not been … Continued
With the Republican National Convention less than two weeks away, Donald Trump is set to name his vice president. Those close to Trump have suggested that the decision may occur later this week. Trump has alternated between coy and unusually public during this intensive vetting period. He has appeared on stage with some of the … Continued
[DIGEST: Time, CNN] A new amendment by the GOP Rules Committee could provide delegates a way out of voting for Trump on the first ballot. The proposal would grant delegates “conscientious objector” status, which would free them from their pledge to vote as the result of primaries and caucuses. The measure would redefine the “faithless … Continued
SUMMARY: A growing disenchantment for Donald Trump fuels speculation that the GOP might mount a third party counteroffensive should he win the presidential nomination.
[DIGEST: CNN, ABC, Politico, KTVB, NYT, WSJ] As the Democratic race tightens, the Republicans look as though their field will get more narrow in the coming week. In a surprisingly tight race, Senator Bernie Sanders beat Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Michigan primary. With 99% of the vote counted, Senator Sanders is at … Continued
This article will be updated as further returns come in. Contributions by Second Nexus Staff and Alan Jude Ryland The second set of Super Tuesday results are in, and they reveal some surprising strength for Trump’s and Clinton’s rivals. Cruz took two states, Rubio was leading in early returns in Minnesota, while Sanders managed to … Continued
After polls showed Clinton and Sanders in a virtual dead heat, Nevada proves, yet again, why it’s such a wild card.
All will-he-or-won’t-he speculation ended Wednesday when Vice President Joe Biden decided not to join the Democratic Presidential Primary. This leaves former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders, former Governor of Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee, and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley as the major candidates. In making his choice, Biden took his time to … Continued