Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy

North Carolina Congressional Race Investigation Drags On

More than two months after polls closed in the November 6 election between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready to select the representative of the people in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, officials in North Carolina are no closer to certifying a winner.

Mark Harris and Dan McCready | North Carolina

Judicial Watch Signs Settlement Agreement with L.A. County to Remove Inactive Voters

Judicial Watch won a significant victory for election integrity last week when it signed a settlement agreement with the State of California and Los Angeles County that could potentially remove as many as 1.5 million voters–all of whom are listed as inactive but still registered as of April 27,2018–from the rolls in Los Angeles County.

Checking the Voter Rolls

Elizabeth Warren Sticks to Her DNA Script in Iowa Campaign Stops

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stuck to her script during campaign stops in Iowa this weekend, blaming President Trump for the negative national reaction to her announcement in October that she has between 0.1 percent and 1.6 percent DNA in common with people from Peru, Colombia, and Mexico.

SIOUX CITY, IOWA - JANUARY 05: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to guests during an organizing event at the Orpheum Theater on January 5, 2019 in Sioux City, Iowa. Warren announced on December 31 that she was forming an exploratory committee for the 2020 presidential race. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty …

Border Wall Vote Puts Vulnerable 2020 Democrat Senators in Spotlight

The dramatic vote in the Senate Friday afternoon on whether to proceed to a final vote on the House-passed continuing budget resolution that includes $5.7 billion of border wall funding placed an intense spotlight on three Democrat senators whose re-election prospects in 2020 are considered uncertain.

Shaheen, Jones, Peters

North Carolina Ninth District Election Controversy Continues

Democrat Dan McCready took back his concession to Republican Mark Harris in the race to represent North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District on Thursday, more than a month after the November 6 election in which local election boards certified Harris had won by 905 votes.

Republican senatorial candidate Mark Harris speaks during a live televised debate at UNC-TV studios in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Monday, April 28, 2014. (AP Photo/ Pool)

CFPB Nominee Kathleen Kraninger Clears Cloture Hurdle in Senate

President Trump’s nominee to become the next director of the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) cleared a key hurdle when the Senate voted along party lines by a 50 to 49 margin to invoke cloture, ending debate and setting up a final vote on the confirmation of Kathleen Kraninger.

The Associated Press