tag: 2022

George Santos
An overwhelming majority of Jewish voters in New York’s 3rd Congressional District – 94% – think their freshman Republican representative, George Santos, should resign from Congress over a web of lies about his background.
Bruce Westerman
A key Congressional committee is finally getting to work, with Republicans pursuing a new agenda for Indian Country and beyond.
Seneca Nation
Leaders of the Seneca Nation are speaking out after the governor of New York vetoed a bill that would have protected burial grounds across the state.
U.S. Capitol
The 118th Congress began in a most unusual fashion as Republicans descended into what one Democrat derided as “chaos” in the U.S. House of Representatives.
'Every Child Matters' at U.S. Supreme Court
With one negative ruling on the books and a potentially devastating one on the way, tribal leaders continue to look to the Biden administration to address the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Margo Gray
All eyes are on Capitol Hill as tribal leaders — and the rest of the nation — await the arrival of a highly-anticipated defense spending bill.
Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Kim Teehee
The Cherokee Nation is getting closer to fulfilling a promise made by treaty nearly two centuries ago.
Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Gabe Vasquez
The Native contingent in the U.S. House of Representatives will be down by one come the next session of the U.S. Congress.
"Vote Here"
There’s a lot at stake for Native voters and there is potential for historic outcomes at the polls this November.
Markwayne Mullin
Markwayne Mullin has made history as the first tribal citizen to win election to the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades.
Ballot drop box in Arizona
A federal judge set new limits on groups watching ballot drop boxes, ordering them to stop confronting and filming voters, to stop carrying weapons near the boxes and to correct voting misinformation on their social media.
Welcome to Oklahoma - Native America
So what’s going on in Oklahoma, once known as Indian Territory?
Kristi Noem
In a photo that went viral, Stefen Monteau was seen making an obscene gesture next Gov. Kristi Noem (R), who is running for re-election.
Nick Myers
Republican Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Nick Myers claims financial assistance to tribal nations is “foreign aid.” PolitiFact checks the facts.
Native America Calling NAC
As the midterm election nears, information is moving at light speed and so much of it is exaggerated, misleading, and even false.
Mark Kelly and Blake Masters
Democratic Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly continued to widen his fundraising lead over Republican challenger Blake Masters, who still trailed the incumbent despite heavy spending by outside conservative groups.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
This election is one of the most important elections that we have faced as Native Americans in the state of Oklahoma.
Native Vote Indian Country Counts
Native candidates have a lot at stake coming up in the midterm elections.
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden has joined national-level politicians in seeking the resignations of city officials in California who made racist and offensive statements about Indigenous people.
Joely Proudfit
A prominent tribe with powerful connections has taken the unusual step of denouncing an educator and scholar who has long identified herself as a descendant of the community.
Yaamava' Resort & Casino
California voters will decide between two competing sports betting measures — a struggle that underscores a divide among tribal nations.
Yellowstone County Courthouse in Montana
Tribal nations and Native voters are part of a coalition that went to court to block three election laws.
Lynn Malerba
It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
Mary Peltola
Mary Peltola is making history as the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress following a special — and unique — election in which the Democratic candidate defeated two Republicans.
MSU Denver Powwow
Just in time for the mid-term elections, President Joe Biden announced his executive action to extend the current student loan payment pause and forgive up to $20,000 of debt.
Ryan Zinke, Kevin Brown and Lynn Malerba
Former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is back in the news but it’s not because of his campaign for public office.
Jonathan Nez and Chad Abeyta
President Jonathan Nez of the Navajo Nation has a new running mate as he seeks a second term in office. His rival, meanwhile, made a historic announcement of his own.
U.S. Capitol
Democrats are claiming an election season achievement with the passage of a massive bill that includes hundreds of millions of dollars in climate and energy investments in Indian Country.
Deb Haaland
Participating in governing is a time honored and sacred tradition in our Indigenous communities.
U.S. Capitol
Voters in Alaska are facing quite the U.S. Congressional race, with four Native candidates among dozens seeking to represent their state in the nation’s capital.
Myron Lizer
Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.