These Are the 5 Closest Senate Races in the 2022 Midterm Elections

This article was originally published by Vogue. With the midterms less than a week away, there has never been a more crucial time to make sure you’re registered and make a plan to vote—whether it’s early or on Election Day. While the promise of Roevember looms large and there are plenty of exciting progressive candidates … Read more

Private Citizens With Guns Are Surveilling Ballot Boxes in Arizona

This article was originally published by Vanity Fair. The Department of Justice has issued a rebuke of alleged voter intimidation in Arizona, and for the first time this cycle, it’s throwing its weight behind a high-profile lawsuit that accuses right-wing groups of enlisting their supporters to “surveil” drop boxes across the state. In a Monday … Read more

Inside One of the Races That Will Decide Control of the Senate

Outside of a squat stucco house on the south side of Tucson, Senator Mark Kelly walks slowly toward a crowd of canvassers waiting to knock on doors in his name. He holds the arm of his wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in a mass shooting in Tucson in 2011 … Read more

These Elected Officials Have Way More Power Than You Think

We watched in horror as the dark atrocities of January 6, 2021 unfolded in real time on American screens. Just months after the 2020 uprisings against police brutality, anger ran through us as we thought of the many lives lost over the years at the hands of authority for much less than what we saw … Read more

Republican Candidates Are Refusing to Commit to Accepting the Results of the Midterms

This article was originally published by Vanity Fair.  Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake refused to commit to accepting the 2022 election results on Sunday. When CNN host Dana Bash asked on Sunday’s State of the Union if Lake would accept the November election results, Kari Lake said, “I’m going to win the election, and … Read more

All abortions remain halted in Arizona as judge declines to suspend ruling – National |

An Arizona judge on Friday declined to put her order that allowed enforcement of a pre-statehood law making it a crime to provide an abortion on hold, saying abortion rights groups that asked her to block the order are not likely to prevail on appeal. The ruling from Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson … Read more

Arizona Just Reinstated a Near-Total Abortion Ban Law From 1864

This story was originally published by Vanity Fair. An Arizona judge ruled on Friday that a near-total abortion ban can once again take effect across the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest. Reproductive health clinics in the Grand Canyon State have come to a screeching halt to stop all abortions, only able to … Read more

White House blasts ‘catastrophic’ Arizona abortion ban ruling | The Citizen

The White House on Saturday blasted a court ruling in Arizona that imposes a near-complete ban on abortions in the southwestern US state as “catastrophic, dangerous and unacceptable.” On Friday, a judge in Arizona’s Pima County had ruled that the stricter ban – first imposed in 1864, before Arizona was a state – must be enforced. “If this decision stands, health care providers would face imprisonment of up to … Read more