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Accountability | Louisiana

Ralph Abraham’s Congressional Office Posted, Then Deleted, Stories About Campaign in Violation of Ethics Rules

By Sam Falconer on February 4, 2019.

Rep. Ralph Abraham’s congressional website shared more than 20 articles covering his campaign for governor of Louisiana last month, seemingly in violation of House ethics rules against using official resources to campaign.

Accountability | Florida

DeSantis Ally Blames Pittsburgh Synagogue’s Former President for Massacre

By Sam Falconer on October 30, 2018.

Ron DeSantis ally David Horowitz on Monday blamed the toxic political culture that led to Saturday’s massacre inside a Pittsburgh synagogue on the synagogue’s former president.

Accountability | New Mexico

Pearce Courts Fringe Anti-Abortion Conspiracy Theorists in New Mexico Governor’s Race

By Sam Falconer on October 15, 2018.

While Rep. Steve Pearce doesn’t mention abortion on his campaign website, he is planning to appear this weekend with anti-abortion activists who have actively pushed QAnon and other far-right conspiracies as his campaign for governor enters its final weeks.

Accountability | Michigan

Schuette Enters Homestretch Fighting Constituents He Falsely Accused of Fraud

By Sam Falconer on October 2, 2018.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will enter the final month of his campaign for governor with his office arguing in court that Michiganders whom the state falsely accused of unemployment fraud aren’t entitled to damages.