Politics May 17

Ohio Republican U.S. Senate nominee JD Vance exits the Republican Senate Policy Luncheon, which he was invited to attend after his recent win in the Republican Senate primary in Ohio, at the U.S., Capitol in Washington, U.S. May 17, 2022. Photo by Julia Nikhinson/REUTERS
Republican Senate candidates promote ‘replacement’ theory

A half-dozen mainstream Republican Senate candidates are drawing on the white "replacement" conspiracy theory to court voters this campaign season. Those Republicans promote the baseless notion there's a plot to diminish the influence of white people in America.