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Voting Cases Stemming From 2020, 2022 Elections Drag Into 2024 This Week

High-profile cases stemming from the 2020 and 2022 elections will move forward in Pennsylvania and Michigan this week.

AP/John Hanna

Pro-Trump Trucker Boycott of New York City on the Rocks

After much bluster and buzz online, the man who started the movement to boycott deliveries to New York City is backing down.

AP/Andrew Harnik, file

Elon Musk’s Crusade Against Labor Board Could Upend America’s Administrative State

In the coming weeks, the court hearing SpaceX’s case against the National Labor Relations Board could set a precedent that would allow companies to circumnavigate the agency.

AP/Benjamin Fanjoy, file

Matt Gaetz Faces Accelerating Ethics Probe as Report Ties Him to Woman Who Claims She Was Paid for Sex

New evidence reportedly shows Congressman Matt Gaetz communicating with a woman whom an associate of his had paid to have sex with other men, including, the woman says, Gaetz.

AP/Jacquelyn Martin

Democrat Tester Has Lead Against Trump-Endorsed Rival, in Race in Montana That Could Decide Balance of Senate

Republicans are rallying behind their likely nominee in a race against Senator Tester.

AP/Matthew Brown

Haley Trails Trump by 36 Points in South Carolina, After Loss to ‘None of These Candidates’ in Nevada

‘Nikki Haley is someone who has always made her bones on being underestimated. What seems like irrational behavior from the outside — she has been able to turn it around,’ pollster Scott Huffmon tells the Sun. ‘She’s always been able to spin silk out of a sow’s ear.’

AP/Robert F. Bukaty
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