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Caroline Orr

Caroline Orr

Behavioral scientist, political analyst, and freelance journalist. Follow her on Twitter: @RVAWonk.

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Big investors are buying up single-family homes. Sen. Sherrod Brown has a plan to stop them.

Big investors are buying up single-family homes. Sen. Sherrod Brown has a plan to stop them.

By Jesse Valentine - July 09, 2024
New Mexico Senate nom Nella Domenici earned up to $1 million renting out Connecticut home

New Mexico Senate nom Nella Domenici earned up to $1 million renting out Connecticut home

By Jesse Valentine - July 08, 2024
GOP’s Mark Robinson blames bad fathers for social ills despite own son’s criminal record

GOP’s Mark Robinson blames bad fathers for social ills despite own son’s criminal record

By Jesse Valentine - July 03, 2024
Kelly Ayotte’s history of backing Medicare cuts could be hurdle in governor’s race

Kelly Ayotte’s history of backing Medicare cuts could be hurdle in governor’s race

By Jesse Valentine - July 02, 2024
Texas Republican Ken Paxton enlisted outside group to gut rights for pregnant workers

Texas Republican Ken Paxton enlisted outside group to gut rights for pregnant workers

By Jesse Valentine - June 24, 2024
Ted Cruz leverages Trump conviction on podcast for own personal gain

Ted Cruz leverages Trump conviction on podcast for own personal gain

By Jesse Valentine - June 11, 2024
Arizona Republican Kari Lake proposes massive cuts to Medicaid and Medicare

Arizona Republican Kari Lake proposes massive cuts to Medicaid and Medicare

By Jesse Valentine - June 10, 2024
Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Hung Cao says workplace diversity is ‘Marxism’

Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Hung Cao says workplace diversity is ‘Marxism’

By Jesse Valentine - June 06, 2024
Republican Bernie Moreno’s rags-to-riches story exposed as a lie

Republican Bernie Moreno’s rags-to-riches story exposed as a lie

By Jesse Valentine - May 24, 2024
What happens to clinics after a state bans abortion? They fight to survive.

What happens to clinics after a state bans abortion? They fight to survive.

By Chabeli Carrazana and Shefali Luthra - May 22, 2024
Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte took job at Caterpillar after tax fraud probe

Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte took job at Caterpillar after tax fraud probe

By Jesse Valentine - May 21, 2024
Alabama OB-GYN residencies dropped over 20% after Dobbs, state abortion ban, says analysis

Alabama OB-GYN residencies dropped over 20% after Dobbs, state abortion ban, says analysis

By Alander Rocha, Alabama Reflector - May 21, 2024
House GOP celebrates National Police Week while pushing to defund local law enforcement

House GOP celebrates National Police Week while pushing to defund local law enforcement

By Jesse Valentine - May 16, 2024
Evolution denier Mark Robinson could reshape North Carolina’s education system

Evolution denier Mark Robinson could reshape North Carolina’s education system

By Jesse Valentine - May 16, 2024
Republican Jay Ashcroft backs anti-abortion clinics that push lies and disinformation

Republican Jay Ashcroft backs anti-abortion clinics that push lies and disinformation

By Jesse Valentine - May 14, 2024
Republican Sam Brown’s assault on teacher unions could backfire

Republican Sam Brown’s assault on teacher unions could backfire

By Jesse Valentine - May 09, 2024
Florida abortion ban puts GOP Rep. Anna Paulina Luna’s anti-choice views in spotlight

Florida abortion ban puts GOP Rep. Anna Paulina Luna’s anti-choice views in spotlight

By Jesse Valentine - May 07, 2024
Trump leaves door open to banning medication abortion nationwide

Trump leaves door open to banning medication abortion nationwide

By Jennifer Shutt, States Newsroom - April 30, 2024
Republican Caroleene Dobson wants Alabama abortion ban to go nationwide

Republican Caroleene Dobson wants Alabama abortion ban to go nationwide

By Jesse Valentine - April 30, 2024
Ohio Gov. DeWine said he didn’t know of millions in FirstEnergy support. Is it plausible?

Ohio Gov. DeWine said he didn’t know of millions in FirstEnergy support. Is it plausible?

By Marty Schladen, Ohio Capital Journal - April 29, 2024
GOP Rep. Zach Nunn suggests laws against hate crime aren’t needed

GOP Rep. Zach Nunn suggests laws against hate crime aren’t needed

By Jesse Valentine - April 15, 2024
GOP Senate candidate Hung Cao blames racial equity for Baltimore bridge tragedy

GOP Senate candidate Hung Cao blames racial equity for Baltimore bridge tragedy

By Jesse Valentine - March 29, 2024
GOP Rep. Jennifer Kiggans donates thousands to far-right extremists

GOP Rep. Jennifer Kiggans donates thousands to far-right extremists

By Jesse Valentine - March 08, 2024
Ohio senate candidate Bernie Moreno: “Absolute pro-life no exceptions.”

Ohio senate candidate Bernie Moreno: “Absolute pro-life no exceptions.”

By Jesse Valentine - March 07, 2024
Anti-China Republicans pocket thousands from Chinese owned conglomerate

Anti-China Republicans pocket thousands from Chinese owned conglomerate

By Jesse Valentine - March 04, 2024
Republican Eric Hovde makes inconsistent statements about family history

Republican Eric Hovde makes inconsistent statements about family history

By Jesse Valentine - February 26, 2024
Republican David McCormick invests millions in website that platforms Holocaust denial

Republican David McCormick invests millions in website that platforms Holocaust denial

By Jesse Valentine - February 09, 2024
Lawmakers will again take up bills expanding, tightening gun laws

Lawmakers will again take up bills expanding, tightening gun laws

By Annmarie Timmins, New Hampshire Bulletin - January 31, 2024
UAW delivers rousing presidential endorsement for Biden over ‘scab’ Trump

UAW delivers rousing presidential endorsement for Biden over ‘scab’ Trump

By Ashley Murray, States Newsroom - January 24, 2024
Republicans Sam Brown and Jeff Gunter sling mud in Nevada senate primary

Republicans Sam Brown and Jeff Gunter sling mud in Nevada senate primary

By Jesse Valentine - January 17, 2024
A Young Texas Woman Almost Died Due To The Texas Abortion Bans – Now She’s Battling To Save Other Women

A Young Texas Woman Almost Died Due To The Texas Abortion Bans – Now She’s Battling To Save Other Women

By Bonnie Fuller - January 10, 2024
Health care legislation preview: Maryland advocates want to focus on access, patients in 2024 session

Health care legislation preview: Maryland advocates want to focus on access, patients in 2024 session

By Danielle J. Brown, Maryland Matters - January 08, 2024
How GOP senate hopefuls try to excuse the  January 6 insurrection

How GOP senate hopefuls try to excuse the  January 6 insurrection

By Jesse Valentine - January 05, 2024
NH lawmakers will be taking up major voting bills this year. Here are some to watch for.

NH lawmakers will be taking up major voting bills this year. Here are some to watch for.

By Ethan DeWitt, New Hampshire Bulletin - January 04, 2024
Republican US Senate candidates want to make Trump’s tax cuts permanent 

Republican US Senate candidates want to make Trump’s tax cuts permanent 

By Jesse Valentine - December 22, 2023
Rand Paul went all in on the Kentucky governor’s race. It didn’t work.

Rand Paul went all in on the Kentucky governor’s race. It didn’t work.

By - December 15, 2023
Texas governor and attorney general do little to curb state’s chemical plant crisis

Texas governor and attorney general do little to curb state’s chemical plant crisis

By Jesse Valentine - December 08, 2023
Likely GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde proposed tax hike for poorer workers and retirees

Likely GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde proposed tax hike for poorer workers and retirees

By Jesse Valentine - December 07, 2023
Whitmer signs specific criminal penalties for assaulting health care workers into law

Whitmer signs specific criminal penalties for assaulting health care workers into law

By Anna Liz Nichols, Michigan Advance - December 06, 2023
105 Republicans voted to expel Santos for things Trump has also done

105 Republicans voted to expel Santos for things Trump has also done

By Jesse Valentine - December 05, 2023
For Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, another Trump term is another chance to kill Obamacare

For Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, another Trump term is another chance to kill Obamacare

By Jesse Valentine - December 04, 2023
Florida Sen. Rick Scott backs Donald Trump in revived push to repeal Obamacare

Florida Sen. Rick Scott backs Donald Trump in revived push to repeal Obamacare

By Jesse Valentine - November 30, 2023
Tate Reeves took donations from power company that hiked customer rates

Tate Reeves took donations from power company that hiked customer rates

By Jesse Valentine - November 06, 2023
Daniel Cameron ran on depoliticizing the Kentucky AG’s office. He made it more political.

Daniel Cameron ran on depoliticizing the Kentucky AG’s office. He made it more political.

By Jesse Valentine - November 03, 2023
Republican operatives sound every alarm on current trajectory of 2023 governor’s race

Republican operatives sound every alarm on current trajectory of 2023 governor’s race

By Adam Ganucheau, Mississippi Today - October 24, 2023
Pompeo bans top prosecutor investigating war crimes from entering US

Pompeo bans top prosecutor investigating war crimes from entering US

By Caroline Orr - April 05, 2019
White House trying to hide Trump’s shady conversations with our enemies

White House trying to hide Trump’s shady conversations with our enemies

By Caroline Orr - March 22, 2019
Trump team is forcing trafficking victims back into danger

Trump team is forcing trafficking victims back into danger

By Caroline Orr - March 21, 2019
Devin Nunes’ attempt to silence his critics backfires spectacularly

Devin Nunes’ attempt to silence his critics backfires spectacularly

By Caroline Orr - March 20, 2019
Leaked chats reveal neo-Nazi group plotting to rebrand in Trump’s image

Leaked chats reveal neo-Nazi group plotting to rebrand in Trump’s image

By Caroline Orr - March 12, 2019
Trump quietly signs order to hide number of civilians killed by drones

Trump quietly signs order to hide number of civilians killed by drones

By Caroline Orr - March 06, 2019
Russia mocks Trump as a ‘clown’ for failure in North Korea

Russia mocks Trump as a ‘clown’ for failure in North Korea

By Caroline Orr - March 05, 2019
Congress kicks off massive new probe into Trump’s potential crimes

Congress kicks off massive new probe into Trump’s potential crimes

By Caroline Orr - March 04, 2019
Trump team is making it harder to fight HIV despite Trump’s claims

Trump team is making it harder to fight HIV despite Trump’s claims

By Caroline Orr - February 10, 2019
Collins sold out women by supporting Kavanaugh. Now she’s cashing in.

Collins sold out women by supporting Kavanaugh. Now she’s cashing in.

By Caroline Orr - February 07, 2019
Trump EPA hires adviser who says fossil fuels are good for the earth

Trump EPA hires adviser who says fossil fuels are good for the earth

By Caroline Orr - February 05, 2019
Ex-CIA agent: US allies fear Trump will leak classified intel to Putin

Ex-CIA agent: US allies fear Trump will leak classified intel to Putin

By Caroline Orr - February 04, 2019
Every extremist murder in 2018 was linked to right-wing terrorism

Every extremist murder in 2018 was linked to right-wing terrorism

By Caroline Orr - February 03, 2019
The Fox News take on the polar vortex is too stupid to be believed

The Fox News take on the polar vortex is too stupid to be believed

By Caroline Orr - February 01, 2019
Trump team is trying to keep toxic chemicals in our drinking water

Trump team is trying to keep toxic chemicals in our drinking water

By Caroline Orr - January 30, 2019
Russia leaks secret US meeting with Putin to keep Trump in his place

Russia leaks secret US meeting with Putin to keep Trump in his place

By Caroline Orr - January 29, 2019
Fox News: Indictment of 6th Trump adviser is actually good news

Fox News: Indictment of 6th Trump adviser is actually good news

By Caroline Orr - January 28, 2019
Trump lifts sanctions on Russian companies in ‘a big win for Putin’

Trump lifts sanctions on Russian companies in ‘a big win for Putin’

By Caroline Orr - January 28, 2019
Trump is helping Russia wage information war on America

Trump is helping Russia wage information war on America

By Caroline Orr - January 27, 2019
Expert warns Trump’s war on science ‘as egregious as I’ve ever seen it’

Expert warns Trump’s war on science ‘as egregious as I’ve ever seen it’

By Caroline Orr - January 27, 2019
New Mueller indictment spells trouble for Breitbart and Steve Bannon

New Mueller indictment spells trouble for Breitbart and Steve Bannon

By Caroline Orr - January 25, 2019
From Charlottesville to the MAGA teens, Trump defends racism every time

From Charlottesville to the MAGA teens, Trump defends racism every time

By Caroline Orr - January 23, 2019
Even Trump voters are getting sick of his shutdown — and his wall

Even Trump voters are getting sick of his shutdown — and his wall

By Caroline Orr - January 22, 2019
Russian state TV literally laughs about GOP’s vote to lift sanctions

Russian state TV literally laughs about GOP’s vote to lift sanctions

By Caroline Orr - January 18, 2019
New Cohen revelation shows Trump team rigged polls — just like Russia

New Cohen revelation shows Trump team rigged polls — just like Russia

By Caroline Orr - January 17, 2019
Experts: Trump’s latest excuse for the wall comes from ‘action films’

Experts: Trump’s latest excuse for the wall comes from ‘action films’

By Caroline Orr - January 17, 2019
Devin Nunes faces scrutiny from Mueller for shady Trump Hotel meeting

Devin Nunes faces scrutiny from Mueller for shady Trump Hotel meeting

By Caroline Orr - January 16, 2019
Trump’s far-right supporters want to get rid of the FBI

Trump’s far-right supporters want to get rid of the FBI

By Caroline Orr - January 16, 2019
So much for ‘no collusion’: Trump team contacted Russia over 100 times

So much for ‘no collusion’: Trump team contacted Russia over 100 times

By Caroline Orr - January 13, 2019
Russia: Trump’s chaos means ‘we will finally defeat America’

Russia: Trump’s chaos means ‘we will finally defeat America’

By Caroline Orr - January 11, 2019
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