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The MAGA Grocery King of Southwest Florida

Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.It’s the day before spring, but in Naples, Florida, a summer-strength sun is searing a regional park as flags flap and music pounds. The event is Patriot Fest 2022, a country concert, county fair, and far-right…

A Republican Stood Up to Trump. So Right-Wingers Smeared Him as a “Pedophile.”

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers.Mother Jones illustration; Patrick Semansky/AP Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine. Notions of white innocence and victimhood—which oftentimes but not always concentrate on the idealized child and family—are incredibly potent…Those ideas helped propel the (bipartisan) war on…

A Fugitive Chinese Mogul Spent Big to Overturn the 2020 Election

Mother Jones illustration; Don Emmert/AFP/Getty; Drew Angerer/Getty Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.A fugitive Chinese mogul who has worked closely with Steve Bannon—and who is under federal investigation for fraud—spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to support efforts to overturn the 2020…

True the Vote Raised Millions to Combat Voter Fraud—But No One Really Knows Where the Money Went

This article was produced Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, which is a nonprofit investigative newsroom. Sign up to get their investigations emailed to you directly. Over the last two presidential election cycles, True the Vote has raised millions in donations with claims that it discovered tide-turning voter fraud. It’s promised to release its evidence. It never has. …