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Name-calling in politics grabs headlines, but voters don’t like it – and it could backfire in the 2022 midterm elections

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Spending on political advertising is setting records in the midterm elections. But evidence shows that negative messages might discourage voters from casting ballots altogether.

Ron DeSantis dropping migrants off on Martha’s Vineyard may be illegal

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The unexpected arrival of approximately 50 Colombian and Venezuelan migrants on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on Sept. 14, 2022, has prompted legal questions about how and why, exactly, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis chartered planes to drop them in this unlikely destination.