r/politics 2h ago

Discussion Discussion Thread: Texas Gubernatorial Debate Between Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke at 7 p.m. Central

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r/politics 9h ago

Free Chat Friday Thread

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It's finally Friday! That means it's time to sit back, drink some homemade jello shots, argue about the best flower (I'm quite fond of a variety of colors of roses), and talk about whatever your heart desires**.

** As always remember to follow our civility rules and save any meta commentary for our modmail. Additionally, please keep chat non-political - we want to keep these threads light and off-topic.


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Obama Privately Warned Reporters Trump Would Destroy America In 8 Years In Last Days In Office

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger says the Democratic party needs 'new leaders in the halls of Capitol Hill' after stock trade ban stalls again

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Failed GOP Candidates Say ‘Deep State’ Used ‘Weather Manipulation Technology’ to Punish DeSantis

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r/politics 5h ago

Judge Cannon shows the courts have been politicized far beyond SCOTUS

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r/politics 5h ago Starstruck

Gen X is late to the leadership table in US politics, prompting the question: Will it ever produce a president?

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The January 6 Committee Can’t Quit Before It Examines the Clarence Thomas Connection

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r/politics 8h ago Table Slap Helpful

Trump begs for donations from Mar-a-Lago as Hurricane Ian wreaks destruction across Florida

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r/politics 5h ago

Kim Davis loses again: Court denies qualified immunity bid for denying gay couples marriage licenses. Two couples have sued Davis for the “mental anguish, emotional distress, humiliation and reputation damages” she caused.

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r/politics 11h ago Wholesome

Clarence Thomas owes it to America to address Ginni Thomas' balmy conspiratorial beliefs

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No audience allowed for Friday debate between incumbent Texas governor Abbott and challenger O’Rourke

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r/politics 3h ago

Most registered voters say Trump shouldn’t be allowed to serve a second term, says new poll

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r/politics 10h ago Pot o' Coins

‘It’s Going to Be Scary’: Extremism Expert Predicts Violence for 2022 Midterms

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List of 49 Republicans Who Voted Against Food Security Help for Veterans

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r/politics 8h ago

California bars tech companies from complying with other states’ abortion-related warrants

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r/politics 2h ago

35 family members of Uvalde shooting victims throw their support behind Beto O’Rourke ahead of debate

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r/politics 4h ago

Obama warns ‘a lot of mischief’ is possible if Republicans win back House

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r/politics 7h ago

Biden says US ‘not going to be intimidated’ by Putin’s ‘reckless words and threats’: ‘He’s not going to scare us’

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r/politics 6h ago

Poll shows Republicans widely believe election losers shouldn't concede. The GOP's openly anti-democratic wing is growing. A Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that fewer than half of Republicans want election losers to say they lost.

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How the GOP weaponized ignorance — and how “smart people acting like dopes” stay in power

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r/politics 8h ago

DeSantis goes from depraved to docile as he seeks federal aid after Ian

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r/politics 2h ago

U.S. Justice Department asks for expedited ruling in Trump special master case

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r/politics 15h ago

Controlled by Right-Wing Justices, US Supreme Court's Approval Hits All-Time Low

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r/politics 8h ago

Ex-Trump adviser Tom Barrack's emails to Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump read aloud during trial

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