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Midterm Elections 2022

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Top Arizona election official requests probe of Kari Lake over potential campaign violation

Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes cited a tweet Lake posted last week that he said could violate state law about disclosing voter signatures.
Image: Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Support Of Arizona GOP Candidates
Image: Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Support Of Arizona GOP Candidates

Bad candidates or not enough money? RNC officials debate why they lost in 2022

In a closed-door session during this week's RNC meeting, two members working on the party's 2022 audit debated whether “candidate quality” was to blame for midterm losses.
Poll workers process ballots at an elections warehouse outside of Philadelphia
Poll workers process ballots at an elections warehouse outside of Philadelphia
16d ago

New York Democrats ask Republican leaders to 'forthrightly cooperate' with Santos investigations

Freshman Rep. George Santos, the Republican who confessed to fabricating large parts of his résumé, has faced growing calls for his resignation, but he has stood his ground so far.
Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., at the Capitol on Jan. 12, 2023.
Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., at the Capitol on Jan. 12, 2023.
20d ago

N.Y. Republican leaders and lawmakers call on GOP Rep. George Santos to resign

House Republicans from New York joined state and local GOP leaders in calling for Santos to step down less than a week after he officially took office.
Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., looks on as the House of Representatives convenes for the 118th Congress at the Capitol on Jan. 3, 2023.
Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., looks on as the House of Representatives convenes for the 118th Congress at the Capitol on Jan. 3, 2023.
21d ago

McCarthy says embattled Rep. Santos should not be seated on top committees

The speaker did not embrace calls for Santos to resign. Members of both parties warn that putting Santos on key committees could be a national security risk.
Then-Rep.-elect George Santos, R-N.Y., watches proceedings during the fourth day of elections for Speaker of the House on Jan. 6, 2023.
Then-Rep.-elect George Santos, R-N.Y., watches proceedings during the fourth day of elections for Speaker of the House on Jan. 6, 2023.
22d ago

Democratic lawmakers seek House Ethics Committee probe into George Santos over financial disclosures

Reps. Dan Goldman and Ritchie Torres of New York said Santos’ financial disclosure reports in 2020 and 2022 are “sparse and perplexing."
Congressman-elect George Santos speaks during a press conference
Congressman-elect George Santos speaks during a press conference

Florida Democrats’ chair quits, swipes at activists and party members

Manny Diaz, the former mayor of Miami, blamed the midterm losses on a host of historic, funding and organizational issues.
Former Mayor of Miami, Manny Diaz speaks before Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg during a news conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Little Havana a neighborhood in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Former Mayor of Miami, Manny Diaz speaks before Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg during a news conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Little Havana a neighborhood in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

George Santos will have to 'consider resigning,' Republican Rep. Brady says

Retiring GOP Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas said Rep.-elect Santos would need to “take some huge steps” to regain public trust. “This is troubling in so many ways," he said. "Certainly, he’s lied repeatedly."
Representative-elect George Santos at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas on Nov. 19, 2022.
Representative-elect George Santos at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas on Nov. 19, 2022.

Arizona judge rejects Katie Hobbs' request to sanction election denier Kari Lake

Lake, the Republican gubernatorial candidate who lost to Hobbs in November, previously filed a lawsuit challenging the results of the election.
Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Arizona governor, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Aug. 5, 2022.
Kari Lake, Republican candidate for Arizona governor, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Aug. 5, 2022.

The seven most shocking results from the 2022 midterm elections

From "red wave" predictions that never materialized to a Democratic meltdown in New York to election-denier losses across the country, this year's elections were full of surprises.
Republican candidate for Arizona governor Kari Lake arrives on stage at a Save America Rally Prescott
Republican candidate for Arizona governor Kari Lake arrives on stage at a Save America Rally Prescott

Katie Hobbs seeks sanctions against Kari Lake after Arizona judge dismisses election challenge lawsuit

"Enough really is enough," Maricopa County said in its motion, which Hobbs signed on to, after an Arizona judge denied Lake’s bid to reverse her defeat in the governor's race.
Katie Hobbs Holds A Get Out The Vote Rally In Phoenix
Katie Hobbs Holds A Get Out The Vote Rally In Phoenix