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On Wednesday, CNN ran an article headlined “Trump says he wouldn’t sign federal abortion ban.” The headline at The Hill was nearly identical. USA Today’s headline included Trump complaining about the Arizona decision. The New York Times followed that same path.  No matter what broadcast media, newspaper, or online outlet anyone visited on Wednesday, everyone got the same message: Donald Trump promised to not sign a federal ban on abortion and pushed back against the ban in Arizona.  That’s a message that stands in stark contrast to Democratic warnings that Trump would support such a ban. Those headlines had to… [...]

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The Biden campaign, sensing an opening in Arizona following a state Supreme Court ruling upholding a Civil War-era abortion ban, is launching a seven-figure ad buy on the issue in the critical swing state. The 30-second spot sends a message about the loss of rights and bodily autonomy inflicted upon Arizonans by Donald Trump. The ad, which is aimed at younger Latina voters, also prompts viewers to imagine other freedoms Trump might take away if he's elected.  [...]

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by Caitlin Sievers, Arizona Mirror   Republicans in the Arizona legislature are considering sending their own abortion measure to the ballot this November to compete with a citizen-led one that’s already in the works. A day after the state House of Representatives erupted in chaos over an attempt to repeal a Civil War-era abortion ban that was just deemed enforceable by the Arizona Supreme Court, Republican House Speaker Ben Toma told conservative talk show host James T. Harris that his caucus was considering all its options. The near-total ban on abortion that is set to become the law of the… [...]

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Yet another poll has found that, yes, voters would take a criminal conviction of Donald Trump—even in an adult film star hush-money case—seriously. Trump is accused of falsifying records to cover up payments to Stormy Daniels in advance of the 2016 election; the trial is set to begin April 15 in New York. The Reuters/Ipsos survey released Monday found that 64% of registered voters believe the fraud charges brought by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg are at least "somewhat serious," while 34% said the charges lacked seriousness. Voters taking the charges seriously included two-thirds of independents and roughly four in… [...]

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