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Alex Seitz-Wald

Alex Seitz-Wald is senior digital politics reporter for NBC News.

Alex Seitz-Wald is senior digital politics reporter for NBC News.

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Illinois governor's race shapes up as test of post-Roe abortion politics

Illinois Republicans pick their nominee for governor Tuesday in the year's most expensive campaign, while primaries in other states will test Trump's strength.

Maine’s Paul LePage is back — but has he changed?

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage, who described himself as “Trump before there was Trump” is running again. Now, he’s running as a kinder, gentler “LePage 2.0.”

The untold story of Ginni Thomas' anti-cult activism — after she was 'deprogrammed'

In the 1980s, Virginia “Ginni” Thomas had a moment of clarity: She realized she had fallen in with a group she considered “a cult” and sought to be “deprogramme
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'Detached from reality': Trump insiders worked to convince him he lost

The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol will hold its second hearing Monday.

California voters oust reformist DA in San Francisco as House battlegrounds take shape

San Francisco voters fired their headline-grabbing reformist district attorney Tuesday, NBC News projects, after rising crime rates proved intolerable.

Ocasio-Cortez backs Democratic campaign leader's primary challenger

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs Alessandra Biaggi's primary bid against Sean Patrick Maloney.

Los Angeles and San Francisco voters may rebuke left in primaries

Two of America’s most famously progressive cities may take right turns Tuesday, when California and six other states hold primary elections.

Crypto billionaire says he could spend a record $1 billion in 2024 election

Democratic billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried says he could spend $1 billion or more in the 2024 election, which would easily make him the biggest-ever political

GOP Gov. Brian Kemp routs Perdue as Trump's hopes for 2020 revenge are dashed in Georgia

Brian Kemp, Brad Raffensperger win their GOP primaries as most Trump-backed candidates in Georgia falter.

Abrams says Georgia is 'worst state' to live in, citing health care, incarceration rates

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is defending remarks she made over the weekend that Georgia is the “worst state in the country to live,”