Alex Cunningham
Alex Cunningham(he/him)
News Digital Reporter, Washington, D.C.

Alex Cunningham is an international intern studying journalism at Dublin City University, where he expects to graduate in October 2024.

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Senate Republicans block right-to-contraception bill backed by Sens. Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona supported the Right to Contraception Act that fell short in the Senate on Wednesday. Democrats are using fear of rollbacks to birth control access in the 2024 campaign.

Abortion-rights activists rally outside the Arizona Capitol in June 2022 to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs, which overturned Roe v. Wade. The Arizona Supreme Court’s enactment of an 1864 law and its subsequent repeal has brought abortion and related issues like contraception to a new level of salience in Arizona. (File photo by Troy Hill/Cronkite News)

Ruben Gallego faces election year pressures in vote against noncitizen voting in D.C., but it’s not unusual in local elections

WASHINGTON – Rep. Ruben Gallego voted with Republicans to block noncitizen voting in Washington, D.C. The issue is a lightning rod in the 2024 Senate campaign, and isn’t widely used in the United States, but it’s not unprecedented in local elections.

Rep. Ruben Gallego campaign photo

Donald Trump will campaign in Phoenix on Thursday after felony convictions in hush money case

WASHINGTON – Former President Donald Trump, returning to the trail after a lengthy spell in a New York courtroom, is set to appear at a Turning Point Action event at Dream City Church on Thursday afternoon.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at Trump Tower following the verdict in his hush-money trial at Trump Tower on May 31, 2024, in New York. Trump will stump Thursday in Phoenix, his first public campaign event since a New York jury convicted him on 34 felony counts. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)