r/politics 1d ago

The "What happened in your state last week?" Megathread, Week 48

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Welcome to the 'What happened in your state last week' thread, where you can post any local political news stories that you find important in the comments. This is a weekly thread posted every Monday, in order to facilitate more discussion on local issues on /r/politics. Since this is intended to be a thread about local politics, top-level comments that are exclusively about national issues will not be allowed. When commenting, please include the state you're living in, and don't forget to link sources. Also, please actually describe what happened. Things like "I live in X, you know what happened", "Nothing happened" or "[Politician] continues to be an idiot" isn't helpful to users and will be removed.

If someone from your state made a news round-up that you think is insufficient, feel free to comment to that round-up with further news stories. Enjoy discussion, and review our civility guidelines before engaging with others.


Hi there, /r/politics. Because this thread is about local politics, I'd like to reiterate that news about President Biden, Donald Trump or any other national political figure is off topic in this thread and will be removed. Thank you, and have a good week.


r/politics 2h ago Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Bravo! Heartwarming Starstruck Silver

Right-wing Oath Keepers founder convicted of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

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r/politics 9h ago Helpful Faith In Humanity Restored

12 Republican senators so far have broken with their party to support a bill that would protect same-sex marriage. Final passage is expected Tuesday night.

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39.7k Upvotes

r/politics 13h ago Take My Power Silver Helpful

US courts ruling in favor of justice department turns legal tide on Trump; The ex-president’s supporters will no longer be able to avoid testifying before grand juries in Washington DC and Georgia

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r/politics 7h ago

Once Again, Rail Workers Lose - At Biden's urging, Congress appears set to force an agreement four unions rejected. It won't solve the problems that got us here.

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4.1k Upvotes

r/politics 12h ago All-Seeing Upvote Take My Power

Republicans don't care that Trump's a white supremacist — just that he's indiscreet about it

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r/politics 4h ago

Herschel Walker says voters born after 1990 haven’t earned the right to change America

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r/politics 4h ago Gold

Judge Finds Trump Stepped Outside Presidential Immunity With 2020 Subversion

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1.3k Upvotes

r/politics 9h ago

Trump doesn't have 'absolute immunity' over efforts to overturn 2020 election, judge says

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3.7k Upvotes

r/politics 11h ago

Pence calls on Trump to apologize for dinner with antisemite

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4.4k Upvotes

r/politics 2h ago

Herschel Walker under fire as financial records show he was only renting out Georgia home

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765 Upvotes

r/politics 2h ago All-Seeing Upvote

Oath Keepers Boss Stewart Rhodes Convicted in Jan. 6 Trial

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792 Upvotes

r/politics 9h ago Silver

Senate poised to pass bill protecting same-sex marriages

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2.5k Upvotes

r/politics 4h ago

Report: Trump Doesn’t Want to Condemn His Holocaust-Denying Dinner Date Because It Might Alienate His Jew-Hating Supporters

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996 Upvotes

r/politics 11h ago

Donald Trump frets over special counsel Jack Smith in string of messages

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3.3k Upvotes

r/politics 6h ago

U.S. House to vote Wednesday to block rail strike

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r/politics 5h ago Gold Starstruck

Calls for SCOTUS Ethics Probe Grow as Court Lawyer Defends Alito

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1.0k Upvotes

r/politics 9h ago

Nick Fuentes and the Illiberal Right Are America’s Homegrown Jihadists

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2.0k Upvotes

r/politics 2h ago

Guilty: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted of seditious conspiracy in the most significant January 6 case yet

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568 Upvotes

r/politics 3h ago

Jacob Wohl, Jack Burkman must spend 500 hours registering voters as penance for phony robocalls targeting Black voters in Cleveland

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629 Upvotes

r/politics 6h ago Gold

Beto O’Rourke returned $1 million check from FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried

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905 Upvotes

r/politics 4h ago

Kevin McCarthy Lies And Says Trump Condemned Fuentes (He Never Did)

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581 Upvotes

r/politics 3h ago

Mark Meadows ordered to testify in Trump investigation

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426 Upvotes

r/politics 3h ago

McConnell: Anyone meeting with antisemites "highly unlikely" to be president

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466 Upvotes

r/politics 10h ago

White House keeping a 'close eye' on misinformation on Twitter

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1.7k Upvotes

r/politics 1h ago

Respect for Marriage Act Passes U.S. Senate

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