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Election deniers faced defeat but election denialism is still swirling in Arizona | CNN Politics

Many of the candidates who promoted former President Donald Trump’s lies that the 2020 election was “rigged” and “stolen” were defeated in November, a pattern heralded by Democrats that is already reshaping the contours of the 2024 election — leading the former president to modulate his tone when he recently launched another bid for the White House.

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Author: Maeve Reston

Next act for Palin unclear after Alaska House losses

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican Sarah Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state’s U.S. House seat. She had a lot going for her: unbeatable name recognition, the backing of former President Donald Trump in a state he carried twice, an unrivaled ability to attract national media attention.

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Author: AP NEWS

Trump and the Republican Party – a relationship under stress

After eight years as unchallenged leader of the Republican Party, former president Donald Trump is running into opposition from prominent fellow Republicans and former allies who think a third Trump run at the presidency would damage the party.

Trump announced his candidature on November 15, a full 724 days before the 2024 elections. The weekend after, a bevy of high-profile Republicans took the opportunity of an annual meeting of Jewish Republicans to blame Trump, directly or implicitly, for the party’s poor showing in November’s mid-term elections.

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Author: Bernd Debusmann