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Eric Boehlert

Veteran progressive writer for Media Matters and Salon. Two books: "Lapdogs: How The Press Rolled Over for Bush," and "Bloggers On The Bus." Follow him on Twitter @ericboehlert.

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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
New GOP senator’s answer to mass shooting: ‘Protect the 2nd Amendment’

New GOP senator’s answer to mass shooting: ‘Protect the 2nd Amendment’

By Eric Boehlert - November 08, 2018
GOP suing to keep ballots from being counted in close Arizona Senate race

GOP suing to keep ballots from being counted in close Arizona Senate race

By Eric Boehlert - November 08, 2018
Democrats sweep Election Day to take control of Colorado

Democrats sweep Election Day to take control of Colorado

By Eric Boehlert - November 07, 2018
Trump’s constant trips to Montana still couldn’t beat Sen. Jon Tester

Trump’s constant trips to Montana still couldn’t beat Sen. Jon Tester

By Eric Boehlert - November 07, 2018
Midwest states that elected Trump kick Republicans to the curb

Midwest states that elected Trump kick Republicans to the curb

By Eric Boehlert - November 07, 2018
Vote-suppressing GOP conman Kris Kobach goes down in Kansas

Vote-suppressing GOP conman Kris Kobach goes down in Kansas

By Eric Boehlert - November 06, 2018
Barbara Comstock is first Republican to lose her seat in Congress

Barbara Comstock is first Republican to lose her seat in Congress

By Eric Boehlert - November 06, 2018
Scott Walker’s huge corporate giveaway created jobs — for Chinese workers

Scott Walker’s huge corporate giveaway created jobs — for Chinese workers

By Eric Boehlert - November 06, 2018
Trump is misusing troops for a racist stunt that could cost $300 million

Trump is misusing troops for a racist stunt that could cost $300 million

By Eric Boehlert - November 06, 2018
GOP congressman elected 23 times in deep red Alaska now trails Democrat

GOP congressman elected 23 times in deep red Alaska now trails Democrat

By Eric Boehlert - November 05, 2018
Trump’s racist ad is too racist even for Fox News

Trump’s racist ad is too racist even for Fox News

By Eric Boehlert - November 05, 2018
House GOP suddenly worried Trump’s blatant racism could cost them

House GOP suddenly worried Trump’s blatant racism could cost them

By Eric Boehlert - November 05, 2018
Kobach embraces deeply unpopular former governor who bankrupted Kansas

Kobach embraces deeply unpopular former governor who bankrupted Kansas

By Eric Boehlert - November 02, 2018
Rejection of Trump could turn state legislatures blue across the country

Rejection of Trump could turn state legislatures blue across the country

By Eric Boehlert - November 02, 2018
Colorado could become progressive outpost if Democrats flip the Senate

Colorado could become progressive outpost if Democrats flip the Senate

By Eric Boehlert - November 01, 2018
Pentagon has no plans to send 15,000 troops to border for Trump stunt

Pentagon has no plans to send 15,000 troops to border for Trump stunt

By Eric Boehlert - November 01, 2018
Anti-Planned Parenthood Republicans struggle in Colorado swing districts

Anti-Planned Parenthood Republicans struggle in Colorado swing districts

By Eric Boehlert - October 31, 2018
Vets rip Trump for using US troops in ‘craven political stunt’ at border

Vets rip Trump for using US troops in ‘craven political stunt’ at border

By Eric Boehlert - October 31, 2018
Colorado Republican launches one of the most vile attacks of campaign season

Colorado Republican launches one of the most vile attacks of campaign season

By Eric Boehlert - October 30, 2018
Voters in indicted GOP congressman’s district know he’s a crook

Voters in indicted GOP congressman’s district know he’s a crook

By Eric Boehlert - October 30, 2018
Trump forces himself on grieving city that doesn’t want him

Trump forces himself on grieving city that doesn’t want him

By Eric Boehlert - October 30, 2018
Kobach struggles to get his fellow Republicans to publicly support him

Kobach struggles to get his fellow Republicans to publicly support him

By Eric Boehlert - October 29, 2018
Trump: We won’t have ‘peace and harmony’ until I get better press coverage

Trump: We won’t have ‘peace and harmony’ until I get better press coverage

By Eric Boehlert - October 29, 2018
Colorado rancher champions internet access in key state Senate race

Colorado rancher champions internet access in key state Senate race

By Eric Boehlert - October 26, 2018
Trump throws 3 am tantrum over CNN saying he’s not ‘presidential’

Trump throws 3 am tantrum over CNN saying he’s not ‘presidential’

By Eric Boehlert - October 26, 2018
Republicans are running for cover weeks before Colorado Senate election

Republicans are running for cover weeks before Colorado Senate election

By Eric Boehlert - October 25, 2018
Kris Kobach is pants-on-fire lying about Medicaid costs

Kris Kobach is pants-on-fire lying about Medicaid costs

By Eric Boehlert - October 25, 2018
People Trump attacks keep getting bombs — so he blames the free press

People Trump attacks keep getting bombs — so he blames the free press

By Eric Boehlert - October 25, 2018
Big business is desperate to keep Colorado Senate in hands of GOP

Big business is desperate to keep Colorado Senate in hands of GOP

By Eric Boehlert - October 24, 2018
White House demanding party ID for nonpartisan judge jobs at VA

White House demanding party ID for nonpartisan judge jobs at VA

By Eric Boehlert - October 24, 2018
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