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Kari Lake wants the RNC to float her legal bills

newsweek.com Kari Lake, the embattled former GOP gubernatorial candidate in Arizona, said she is asking the Republican National Committee (RNC) to pay for some of her legal bills as she…

Saturday links: the pickup truck paradox

abnormalreturns.com Autos How pickup trucks got so darn big. (axios.com) The longer an EV is driven the better the carbon impact. (hannahritchie.substack.com) Bike lanes are good for local…

When Private Equity Came for the Toddler Gyms

nytimes.com The same playbook that has notched high returns acquiring things like foreclosed homes and highway rest stops is being tested by a family-oriented franchise. Tiffany Cianci…

Arizona Legislature exempts itself from state public records law

theweek.com In Arizona, the GOP-controlled Legislature passed a measure this week shielding lawmakers from the state's public records law, which requires "all officers and public…

Kari Lake vows election lawsuit going "all the way" to state Supreme Court

newsweek.com Kari Lake, the defeated Republican gubernatorial candidate of Arizona, said on Wednesday that her attorneys are poised to take the next steps in her election misconduct…

Kari Lake claims new evidence of Arizona voter fraud found: "Wow"

newsweek.com Republican Kari Lake, who lost November's Arizona gubernatorial election but is continuing to insist the contest was rigged against her, claimed that in Maricopa County,…

Kari Lake claims discovery of 200k failed votes in Arizona: 'This is huge'

newsweek.com Republican Kari Lake, who is refusing to accept she lost Arizona's 2022 gubernatorial election, has claimed "nearly 1/4 of a million voting attempts" failed in the state on…

Kari Lake mocked as "Save Arizona" poster draws Nicolas Cage comparisons

newsweek.com Arizona Republican Kari Lake, who is still refusing to concede defeat after the state's November gubernatorial election, has been mocked online after organizing a "Save…

Kari Lake praises official willing to step down if election overturned

newsweek.com Kari Lake's campaign is praising a New Jersey school board official who expressed willingness to step down after it was reportedly found that a computer glitch incorrectly…

Kari Lake lost election because Republicans voted for others, report claims

newsweek.com Kari Lake lost her bid to become Arizona governor because she failed to get support from tens of thousands of Republican voters, according to a report. An analysis of public…

Fox News' defense in defamation suit invokes debunked election-fraud claims

npr.org Fox News' attorneys have set out the starkest defense yet against the accusation the network defamed an election-technology company when it broadcast false claims that the…

Kari Lake Lost Because Nearly 40,000 Maricopa County Voters Cast Ballots for Other GOP Candidates, But Not Her

mediaite.com AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin Kari Lake, the Trump-backed Republican candidate who lost the 2022 Arizona governor’s race to Democrat Katie Hobbs, fell short because tens of…

Lake Powell shrinking water levels could hurt these areas next

newsweek.com Arizona is starting to feel the impacts of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Tier 2a shortage, which began reducing the amount of water allocated to areas receiving water…

What caused the Scottsdale-Rio Verde foothills water shortage in Arizona?

newsweek.com The consequences of a long-standing drought in the Southwest have been acutely felt by one desert community in Arizona. On January 1, the city of Scottsdale cut off its…

Is the Colorado River rising?

newsweek.com As storms continue to batter the Southwest, water levels in the region's drought-stricken Colorado River are beginning to rise. "These storms have delivered above average…

Athena Brownfield abuse detailed in Ivon Adams affidavit

newsweek.com Four-year-old Athena Brownfield was allegedly beaten to death in Oklahoma then buried by Ivon Adams, one of her caretakers, according to newly released court documents.…

Kari Lake says Senate rumors are a distraction from election lawsuit

newsweek.com Republican Kari Lake dispelled reports that she was considering a bid for Arizona's Senate seat in 2024, saying the rumor was a distraction created by the "fake news." Lake,…

Neighbors sue Arizona city to restore water cut in drought

apnews.com Residents of a community just outside Scottsdale, Arizona are feuding with the city they long depended on for water now that the Phoenix suburb has cut off their supply,…

Lake Powell water level update as Arizona city begins to conserve water

newsweek.com Lake Powell water levels continue to fall, and at least one Arizona city has taken the next steps in its drought management plan to preserve water. Lake Powell water levels…

Kari Lake's chances of beating Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona, according to poll

newsweek.com Kari Lake, the Republican who lost the Arizona governor's race this past November, could beat both potential competitors Ruben Gallego and Kyrsten Sinema were she to run in…

Kari Lake will have to admit she lost governor race to run for senator

newsweek.com Arizona Democrat Ruben Gallego has mocked reports of Kari Lake considering running in 2024 for the state's Senate seat held by former Democrat-turned-independent Kyrsten…

Kari Lake might have finally given up her hopes of becoming governor

newsweek.com Arizona Republican Kari Lake is reportedly considering running in 2024 for the state's Senate seat held by incumbent Kyrsten Sinema, despite saying she has not given up on…

Kari Lake's still committed to overturning governor election

newsweek.com Arizona Republican Kari Lake is still not giving up her efforts to overturn her defeat in last year's gubernatorial election—even as rumors have begun to circulate that she…

The Democrats keep control of the Senate

economist.com T a few counties in America that gain particular fame on election nights, or, lately, election weeks. In 2020 it was Maricopa County in Arizona, which became the unfortunate…

Many Republican election deniers lost their statewide races

economist.com O ironies, and worries, of these midterms was the number of Republican candidates peddling election conspiracy theories who were also vying to run America’s elections. Many…

Kari Lake and ‘Stop the Steal’ make their final stand in Arizona | Semafor

semafor.com If you stopped paying attention to Kari Lake last month, you are not alone. She’s the last high-profile GOP candidate endorsed by Donald Trump this cycle who has not…

Live Coverage of 2022 U.S. Midterm Elections | Semafor

semafor.com Sign up for Semafor Principals: An insider’s guide to power in D.C. Read it now . Democrats were already playing the blame game heading into Tuesday over what they thought…

‘Gigantic clusterf–k’: Arizona’s Democratic Secretary of State nominee on the stakes next week | Semafor

semafor.com PHOENIX – There’s a multi-state effort to elect MAGA candidates as Secretaries of State, putting Republicans who insist that the 2020 election was stolen into the offices…

Democrats had a simple message on abortion in Arizona. Then things got complicated. | Semafor

semafor.com PHOENIX – On the day before Halloween, Julie Gunnigle canvassed Elm Street, still wearing the red contact lenses from her vampire costume, worried that voters continue to be…

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