US midterm elections 2022

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Could election denialism in a feuding Arizona county upend US democracy?
Republicans in Cochise county who undermined midterm election gain control in critical swing state for 2024

Rachel Leingang

16, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The election-denying Republicans who aided Trump’s ‘big lie’ and got promoted
In 2022, many Republicans who embraced election denialism were re-elected and, in some cases, elevated to higher office

Alice Herman, Carlisa N. Johnson, Rachel Leingang, Kira Lerner, Sam Levine and Ed Pilkington

09, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Judge orders far-right Republican to pay legal costs in Arizona election lawsuit
Mark Finchem, who ran for secretary of state, was rebuked by the court for his ‘groundless’ claims of fraud in loss to Adrian Fontes

Guardian staff

06, Mar, 2023 @11:24 PM

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‘I see things now that I’ve never seen before’: the Maricopa county attorney fighting false election claims
Tom Liddy, a lifelong Republican, is a target of his own party for fending off lawsuits against the county over blatant election lies

Rachel Leingang

19, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Trump blaming abortion for midterms flop shows ‘ship is sinking’, insider says
Ex-president says ‘it wasn’t my fault’ Republicans fared poorly in 2022 but political wisdom of citing key rightwing issue questioned

Martin Pengelly in New York

03, Jan, 2023 @5:43 PM

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How Adrian Fontes plans to protect Arizona’s elections from ‘Maga fascists’
The Democrat who defeated a hard-right extremist in the midterms to be the next secretary of state doesn’t mince words

Ed Pilkington

02, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Democrat Kris Mayes wins Arizona race for attorney general after recount
The state held a mandatory recount that saw Mayes beat her Republican opponent Abraham Hamadeh by 280 votes

Sam Levine in New York

30, Dec, 2022 @4:05 PM

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Arizona governor-elect asks court to sanction Kari Lake after suit dismissed
The Republican election denier failed to overturn November’s election – and now may face a penalty for a ‘frivolous’ lawsuit

Victoria Bekiempis and agencies

27, Dec, 2022 @7:56 PM

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White House says Sinema defection ‘does not change Democratic Senate control’ – as it happened
Dramatic news comes after Democrats take 51-49 Senate advantage – follow all the latest politics news

Maya Yang (now); Richard Luscombe and Chris Stein (earlier)

09, Dec, 2022 @9:07 PM

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More classified documents reportedly found on Trump property – as it happened
Attorneys for ex-president discover two classified items, report says

Chris Stein in Washington

07, Dec, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Republicans reflect and blame after Trump-backed candidate Walker loses
Herschel Walker’s failure to win Georgia runoff is latest in long list of midterm misfires for extremist candidates endorsed by Trump

Richard Luscombe

07, Dec, 2022 @7:07 PM

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Georgia’s runoff was a resounding rebuke of Trumpism. Will Republicans hear it? | Lloyd Green
Come January, Mitch McConnell and his Republican colleagues will face a 51-49 Senate Democratic majority – making Biden’s job a little easier

Lloyd Green

07, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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