Highlights from the Week
1. This week the Pentagon announced deployment of 3,000 troops to Romania, Germany, and Poland in response to the international situation between Russia and Ukraine. View statements from members of the U.S. House and Senate reacting to the situation here.
2. This week U.S. Special Forces conducted an operation in Syria that allegedly killed ISIS Leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurashi. View President Biden discussing the counter terrorism operation here.
3. President Biden met with Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, to discuss security in the Middle East. View President Biden remarks from the president and Amir Al-Thani here and view a speech from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell discussing Middle Eastern security regarding Iran here.
By the Elections Research team
Check out the candidates running for Congressional office in West Virginia for the 2022 midterm election. Check out the full list of candidates on the primary election ballot here.
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We have updated all the candidates running in Kentucky’s state legislative primary election. You can see the full list of candidates running here.
By the Officials Research team
Public Statements: 893 statements were added this week
The Virginia state legislature passed a bill that requires law enforcement officers inform drivers on why they are being stopped.
The Missouri state legislature passed a bill that establishes new congressional districts.
The Tennessee state legislature passed a bill that amends state congressional districts.
Congress: 0 bills were added