Turkey is considering suspending diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates and withdrawing its ambassador over the Gulf state's accord to normalize ties with Israel, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. Emer McCarthy reports.
U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar held off a well-funded challenger Tuesday and won the Democratic primary in her congressional district, putting her on track for re-election in November along with other members of the "Squad" of four liberal freshmen. Gloria Tso reports.
U.S. Representative Roger Marshall won the Kansas Republican primary for the Senate on Tuesday, defeating anti-immigration firebrand Kris Kobach with the help of the party establishment, which feared Kobach would hurt Republican chances in the fall. Ryan Brooks reports.
Rashida Tlaib is on the verge of losing her seat in the House of Representatives. Tlaib represents Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. She won it in 2018 after Rep. John Conyers retired. In 2018 Tlaib defeated Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones by 1 point. Now the two are facing off in the August 4th primary. Slate reports that Jones is set to annihilate Tlaib tat the ballot box. Last cycle, Tlaib and Jones were on the ballot with four other candidates.
Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is in big trouble in her re-election bid. The New York Times reports that some of Detroit’s most prominent Black leaders are backing challenger Brenda Jones. Jones is leading in the polls for the Aug. 4 Democratic primary. She has wide ranging support throughout the district. She also has a large contingent of influential Detroit ministers and Rev. Wendell Anthony, the president of the Detroit chapter of the N.A.A.C.P.
Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is in trouble in her home district. She is facing a difficult primary fight against legendary Michigan politician Brenda Jones. Tlaib is neck and neck with Jones. If Tlaib wins her primary she will face beloved Michigan businessman Alfred "Al" Lemmo. The Washington Times reports that Tlaib's reputation in her district has been cratering in recent weeks.
Former President Barack Obama said on Friday he worries about protecting the integrity of November's election in view of efforts by President Donald Trump to "kneecap" the U.S. Postal Service to limit Americans voting by mail during the pandemic. This report produced by Chris Dignam.