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Brian Kemp Had to Beat Donald Trump and Stacey Abrams

From the Right / Salena Zito /

Republican Brian Kemp credits consistent, good management for his 8-point victory over Democrat Stacey Abrams in their second matchup for the Georgia governor's office. In the end, Kemp was done in neither by the fierce national media criticisms of how he handled COVID, the corporate meltdown over the state's new voting laws, the massive ...Read more

NH Gov. Chris Sununu Says Trump's Announcement 'Fell Flat' and Shares Why He Will Never Run for Senate

From the Right / Salena Zito /

Two weeks after comfortably winning his fourth two-year term as governor of New Hampshire, Chris Sununu opened up about the current state of the Republican Party, its current leadership, and whether he'd ever run for the U.S. Senate or even seek his party's nomination for president.

But first, he wanted to talk about his success, a success he ...Read more

Trump Was Always the Result of the Conservative Populist Coalition, Not the Cause

From the Right / Salena Zito /

NEW ALEXANDRIA, Pennsylvania -- Ever since former President Donald Trump lost to President Joe Biden in 2020, there has been a flag hanging from a home not far from where I live that reads "Trump 2024" -- one of the thousands I have seen across the country in the past two years. But yesterday, when I drove past this home, that sign was gone.

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Democrats Have Mastered Mail Balloting. Republicans Will Pay if They Fail to Step Up

From the Right / Salena Zito /

PITTSBURGH -- The first thing Allegheny County Republican Chairman Sam DeMarco saw on election night after the polls closed was the more than 100,000 votes from his home county that dropped for Democrat John Fetterman through mail-in ballots. Although he wasn't sure just yet that that meant the race was lost, he also knew Republicans needed to ...Read more

Why Midterm Voters Will Put Republicans in Power Across the US

From the Right / Salena Zito /

In a drive along back roads across America, in places pollsters and the media usually miss, voters seem, once again, on the verge of ousting the current party in power.

Two years ago, Democrat Joe Biden beat Republican Donald Trump in large part because he promised a calmer political climate and claimed he would work across the aisle to achieve...Read more

The Painful Story of How John Fetterman Arrived at Tuesday Night's Humiliation

From the Right / Salena Zito /

EXPORT, Pennsylvania -- For the first time in this election cycle, most of the people sitting around the restaurant bar casually watching the debate saw the depth of the effects of the stroke Lt. Gov. John Fetterman suffered in May when he began the debate Tuesday evening with a "good night" as his opening greeting.

It only got worse from there...Read more

Religious Liberty Once Again Under Attack by the Cultural Elites

From the Right / Salena Zito /

PITTSBURGH -- L. Hafer of the Pittsburgh Daily Post paid a visit way back on June 9, 1847, to Mercy Hospital, the Catholic hospital begun by the Sisters of Mercy, a religious congregation founded in Ireland. The hospital had just opened its doors four months earlier in a former concert hall smack in the middle of the city on the cusp of ...Read more

In Pennsylvania, Fear and Uncertainty Are on the Ballot

From the Right / Salena Zito /

PHILADELPHIA -- It is just about 7:30 on a Thursday evening. Near Independence Hall, the cars ahead of me stop at a red light. As the traffic signal turns green and the vehicles start moving forward, a gang of young men on dirt bikes and motorcyclists tears through the red light and straight into the direction of the intersection of oncoming ...Read more

'There's No There There': Fetterman's Problems Go Beyond His Health

From the Right / Salena Zito /

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- A couple hundred die-hard supporters of John Fetterman's campaign stood in the pouring rain Saturday morning in a Pittsburgh parking lot, a scene reminiscent of the former President Donald Trump supporters who stood in the rain for his rally in Greensburg in May. They were all waiting to hear him spell out the reasons...Read more

Republicans Make Their Case to Middle America

From the Right / Salena Zito /

MONONGAHELA, Pennsylvania -- Whether by design or necessity, the decision by House Republican leaders to kick off their Commitment to America in this river town on the edge of Allegheny County was quite apt.

There is no easy way to get here from Pittsburgh, or from the airport, or from our nation's capital. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of ...Read more

Nikki Haley: Dragon Slayer

From the Right / Salena Zito /

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania -- Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is in the process of filing a lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James for allegedly leaking to the press a list of donors to her nonprofit Stand for America.

Last week Haley released the findings of the New York...Read more

Joe Biden Has a Versailles Problem

From the Right / Salena Zito /

VERSAILLES, Pennsylvania -- As if to emphasize that this river town of 1,200 has zero in common with the royalty that once ruled at the eponymous location outside Paris, royalty far removed from the concerns and the despair of its people, this Youghiogheny River town is pronounced in its own unique Appalachian way: Ver-sales.

That ...Read more

The Realities of Covering John Fetterman

From the Right / Salena Zito /

BRADDOCK, Pennsylvania -- On May 13, just days before the May party primary here in the Keystone State, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman suffered a stroke while on the campaign trail in Lancaster in his run for his party's nomination for U.S. Senate.

As reporters and supporters noticed his absence, his campaign released a statement saying he had been ...Read more



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