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Inside a GOP Senate Hopeful’s ‘Batshit’ COVID-19 Snitch Campaign

Inside a GOP Senate Hopeful’s ‘Batshit’ COVID-19 Snitch Campaign

When Jessica Piper heard about Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s demand for schools in the state to pull back from pandemic safety despite surging case numbers and hospitalizations, the mother-of-five and former high school teacher went to the place where outrage is perhaps best expressed in 2021: TikTok. “I think my legislators shouldn’t actively be…

Senate Republicans again block voting rights bill

Senate Republicans again block voting rights bill

1/3 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo Nov. 3 (UPI) — Senate Republicans again blocked a voting rights bill Wednesday that would strengthen the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The chamber voted 50-49 in favor of…