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Daily Archives: September 4th, 2022

Republicans reaffirm their tight embrace of fossil fuels during a sweltering summer

Excerpt: The summer of 2022 has seen a disconnect between Republican politicians of the South, Midwest and Mountain West, and the sweltering, drought-stricken states they represent in Washington, D.C.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment
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Jaime Herrera Beutler lost because WA-03 is becoming a more normal, nationalized district

Excerpt: Herrera Beutler is a victim of the fact that the Republican coalition in her district became increasingly rural. She became reliant on pro-Trump voters who saved her in 2018, and as a result, when she broke with and then continued to criticize Trump, she scared them away and no longer had enough votes to win.
Written by:McCauley Pugh
Categories:Elections
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