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Public Safety | Missouri

Governor Parson Put Donor’s Interests Ahead of Addressing Violent Crime

By Chai Karve on October 8, 2020.

Instead of answering calls to hold a special session of the Missouri Legislature to address steadily rising violent crime in 2019, Governor Mike Parson opted to pass tax credits that benefitted a donor who had contributed over $100,000 to his reelection. Parson’s failure to address violent crime in 2019 is sharply at odds with his reelection campaign that is attempting to place him on the side of law and order. 

Public Safety

GOP Rep. Jeff Weninger Lied About Serving On Chandler Domestic Violence Commission

By Chai Karve on September 29, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, GOP State Representative Jeff Weninger (LD-17) lied about his affiliation with and work on a domestic violence commission in Chandler, Arizona. 

Coronavirus

Trump’s Extensive Anti-Vaxxer History

By Chai Karve on September 3, 2020.

President Donald Trump has an extensive, documented history of amplifying anti-vaxxers and making false statements about vaccines as he attempts to lead the United States through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Public Safety | Arizona

Arizona GOP State Senate Candidate Wendy Rogers Member of Extremist Oath Keepers Militia

By Chai Karve on August 27, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, Republican Arizona State Senate candidate Wendy Rogers is a member of The Oath Keepers, an extreme anti-government militia that believes in baseless conspiracy theories.

Accountability | Michigan

Trump’s COVID-19 Leadership Created Economic Catastrophe In Michigan

By Chai Karve on June 25, 2020.

As the United States enters what looks to be a prolonged financial recession, Michiganders are feeling the pain of President Donald Trump’s catastrophic failure to lead the nation through the COVID-19 crisis. 

Accountability | New Hampshire

Sununu Keeps Family-Owned Ski Operation Open During Coronavirus Outbreak

By Cole Driver on March 18, 2020.

As New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu ordered restaurants and businesses to close their doors amid the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, his family-owned ski operation has continued to keep its doors open as other ski slopes closed to prevent the spread of the highly infectious disease.

Public Safety | Minnesota

GOP Congressman Blamed Mass Shootings on Antidepressants

By on October 18, 2018.

Rep. Jason Lewis, R-Minn., said antidepressants cause mass shootings and has also pinned gun violence on immigration, terrorism, racism, gang culture and so-called gun-free zones. But one thing Lewis doesn’t believe causes gun violence is guns. In the wake of many of the high-profile mass shootings during the past decade, the Lewis took to Twitter or his radio show to express anger toward politicians who called for restrictions to gun access while theorizing that many factors — but not guns — were responsible.

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