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Iowa was different this time – even if the outcome was as predicted

Trounced, crushed, routed, dominated: Pick your verb to describe what former President Donald Trump did to his GOP rivals in the Jan. 15, 2024 Iowa caucus. The Conversation U.S. asked two scholars to analyze the results, in which Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came in second, with former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley a close third.

Christie suspends campaign, predicts Haley will ‘get smoked’

Less than 24 hours after he said he wasn’t ready to drop his presidential bid, Chris Christie announced Wednesday in Windham that he’s “suspending” his campaign. He did not endorse another candidate for the Republican nomination, instead questioning the integrity of all of them and criticizing Nikki Haley in particular.

Colorado Supreme Court blocks Trump from 2024 ballot in historic insurrection ruling

Chase Woodruff, Colorado Newsline Six Republican and unaffiliated Colorado voters, backed by the nonprofit Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, filed a lawsuit in September alleging that Trump’s actions in relation to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol disqualify him from office under the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. Section 3 of the amendment, ratified …

PA Building Trades Council back Kenyatta for auditor general, Stollsteimer for attorney general

John Cole, Pennsylvania Capital-StarDecember 11, 2023 On Monday, the Pennsylvania State Construction and Building Trades Council announced its support for two Democrats running for attorney general and auditor general. The organized labor union, consisting of 16 Regional Councils and more than 115 local unions from 15 International Building Trades Unions, endorsed state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta’s (D-Philadelphia) bid for …