Coverage and perspectives from the URL Network on the 2024 Presidential Election and campaign trail

Revived GA Prosecutorial Commission: Watchdog or Weapon?

Georgia Republicans are reviving a controversial Prosecutors Attorneys Qualifications Commission (PAQC) after a state DA dared to prosecute GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Critics say the commission could carry heavy implications for the justice system, particularly regarding prosecutors advocating for progressive reform.



Don’t liberals want to fix the immigration perception problem?

Many already intuitively understand that pitting some disenfranchised groups against one another is among the oldest tricks of political operators who have the interests of neither group in mind. Shying away from this conversation has so far been a losing strategy, and capitulating to the anti-immigrant sentiment is a betrayal of core values. It’s worth…

Election glossary: Understand common terms

Use this handy resource when you want to learn, or double check, the meaning of a political term Politics has a lot of specialized terms and candidates, talking heads, and officials sometimes use these terms to make things seem harder to understand. Use this handy resource when you want to learn, or double check, some…

Vote with confidence: Start with the issues

Voter pitfall to avoid: Voting for a candidate you don’t agree with. Avoid the sense of unease that can come with voting by informing yourself on everything you’ll be voting on in the election. It can be overwhelming to think about where you stand on all the issues a public official might have influence over. There…

What Minnesota’s ‘stunning’ uncommitted turnout in Democratic primary means for the November election

Nearly 46,000 of the state’s Democratic voters marked “uncommitted” on their ballots instead of Biden, making up 19 percent of all Democrats who turned out at the polls Tuesday. The strong turnout shocked political analysts, and organizers who urged Democrats to reject the president because of his handling of the Israel-Hamas war.

Trump Judges Are Remaking the Nation in Their Image

In post-Roe America, judges are increasingly rendering decisions influenced by who appointed them, compromising abortion rights protections. Notably, new conservative judges, many appointed by Trump, prioritize ideology, as seen in cases rejecting federal guidelines on emergency abortion care. This trend fosters a perception of the judiciary as a politicized entity, undermining its legitimacy and prompting…