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Democratic Frontrunner Who Abused Ex-Wife Wins South Carolina Primary

Mother Jones illustration; Facebook Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Archie Parnell, a former Goldman Sachs managing director who has long been viewed as the Democratic frontrunner in the primary for the House seat representing South Carolina’s 5th District, won his party’s nomination Tuesday night, meaning he’ll move forward to November despite divorce records made public…

The Director of National Intelligence Says Russia Poses a Threat to Midterm Elections. But Trump Doesn’t Seem to Care.

Michael Kappeler/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Friday, Donald Trump produced another stunner when he declared that Russia should be readmitted to the G7. The country had been booted out of this group of leading industrialized nations following Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea and invasion of Ukraine in 2014.…

This South Carolina Primary Will Test Whether Democrats Are Willing to Overlook Domestic Violence

Mother Jones illustration; Facebook Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For the past year, Archie Parnell, a former Goldman Sachs managing director and former tax attorney for ExxonMobil, has been among the candidates the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee viewed as contenders to fulfill their dreams of a Blue Wave in the 2018…

Newsom and Feinstein Advance in California Primaries

Gavin NewsomJeff Chiu/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Even as California Democrats battled to make headway in Republican-held congressional districts, Tuesday’s primary confirmed their party’s lock on statewide offices, all but ensuring that the Golden State will maintain its opposition to President Donald Trump beyond November.  California operates an uncommon…