Brianna Provenzano
Brianna Provenzano

Rick Scott will allow voting exceptions in 8 Florida counties devastated by Hurricane Michael

Widespread power outages, downed phone lines and costly infrastructure damage have hobbled the state with less than three weeks to go until the Nov. 6 midterms.

“I’ve got $5M worth of negative ads coming at me”: Dave Brat tells incarcerated addicts his problems

“You think you’re having a hard time — I’ve got $5 million worth of negative ads coming at me, how do you think I’m feeling?” Brat told the crowd.

Florida Supreme Court strikes down Rick Scott’s plan to pack courts with conservative justices

The ruling is considered a win for Andrew Gillum, the progressive gubernatorial candidate widely seen as the favorite to replace Scott in 2019.

David Brat mentioned Nancy Pelosi 25 times in his debate against Abigail Spanberger

By the time Brat invoked Pelosi for the 25th time, during his closing statement, Spanberger had finally had enough.

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp is creating “miasma of fear” over voting in Georgia

"They get a confusing letter saying there is something wrong with their registration, and more than likely they will sit out this election," Abrams said.

How rising-star Democrat Pete Buttigieg wants to change the way we think about politics

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg believes that for Democrats to win elections, they need to bring politics back to the basics.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Kanye West

Here are five stories you might have missed this week.

Brian Kemp is reportedly holding onto 53,000 voter applications — mostly from black people

All told, Kemp’s office has successfully canceled more than 1.4 million voter registrations since 2012, with nearly 670,000 of them canceled in 2017 alone.

Ted Cruz declines to participate in televised town hall after Beto O’Rourke turns down debate

Despite a similar offer extended to incumbent Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, CNN announced in a statement that the Republican’s camp had declined to participate.

Georgia Republican Brian Kemp reportedly helped purge “1 in 10” of the state’s voters from the rolls

In his quest to become Georgia’s next governor, Kemp is facing off against progressive challenger Stacey Abrams, the first black woman major party nominee for governor nationwide.

Ted Cruz slightly leading Beto O’Rourke in Texas Senate race, polls show

In order to flip the state blue for the first time since 1994, O’Rourke will need to outmaneuver Cruz, a trusted and stalwart figure in Texas politics, by mobilizing the young and Latino voters.

Hope Hicks named Fox’s new communications chief

Hope Hicks has found herself a new job in Rupert Murdoch's sprawling media empire.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Brett Kavanaugh

While Amy Schumer was getting arrested alongside hundreds of other sexual assault survivor and feminist allies in the nation’s capital, here are five other important stories you might have missed.

Beto O’Rourke on not receiving Obama endorsement: “I don’t think we’re interested.”

"Someone else’s popularity is not transferrable to a given candidate.”

“We believe you Dr. Ford!”: Thousands of anti-Kavanaugh protesters descend on Washington, DC

Bearing signs reading “Kava-NOPE” and “We believe you, Dr. Ford” protestors were there to compel still-undecided senators into voting against the nominee’s installation onto the Supreme Court.

Racist dog whistles from Republicans haven’t sunk black progressive Antonio Delgado’s campaign

Although the race for New York's 19th Congressional District is still considered a toss-up, a recent AARP poll found that Delgado is currently ahead among older voters.

“Rot in hell Dave”: Abigail Spanberger fires campaign workers over note left on opponent’s door

Brat called both Capitol police and Henrico County police, according to the report.

Report: No evidence that the security industry designed to prevent school shootings is effective

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting last February, security companies seized upon a new opportunity to sell schools technological solutions to help curb the violence.

How Florida’s Puerto Rican voters could help elect Andrew Gillum

As Florida's contentious gubernatorial and Senate races heat up, the state's swelling Puerto Rican population could become the deciding factor.

White House misrepresents exchange in official transcript after Trump audibly insults woman reporter

Trump, apparently mistaking Cecilia Vega’s comment for “I’m not thinking, Mr. President,” counters, “That’s okay. I know you’re not thinking. You never do.”