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Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace is a political reporter for The Washington Times with a focus on covering the advocacy groups in Washington. He previously reported for American Lawyer Media and covered politics and the Supreme Court for the Washington Examiner. He can be reached at

Articles by Ryan Lovelace

This Jan. 9, 2020 photo shows voting booths already set up at the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis in preparation for the start of early voting on Friday, Jan. 17, in Minnesota's March 3 presidential primary. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)

Koch-affiliated super PAC triples grassroots effort

Americans for Prosperity Action plans to fight in more than 200 federal and state elections in 2020, tripling the grassroots mobilization effort it deployed during the 2018 midterm cycle, The Washington Times has learned. Published January 20, 2020

President Donald Trump smiles while speaking at a campaign rally, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin)

ACLU ramps up spending to fight Trump

The American Civil Liberties Union has nearly quadrupled its spending on advocacy since President Trump took office and plans to ramp up its activism against the president ahead of the November elections. Published January 11, 2020

Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., arrives for a re-enactment of her swearing-in, Monday Jan. 6, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Kelly Loeffler works to wins over Trump, skeptical conservatives

Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler has been working overtime to win over skeptical conservatives and pro-lifers who were hostile to her appointment, hustling to build support to hold onto the Senate seat in the November special election. Published January 9, 2020

Mourners step over a U.S. flags before burning it during the funeral of Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in Iraq known as the Popular Mobilization Forces, in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. Thousands of mourners chanting "America is the Great Satan" marched in a funeral procession Saturday through Baghdad for Iran's top general and Iraqi militant leaders, who were killed in a U.S. airstrike. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Iran is at war with the U.S.: McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Iran has indirectly been fighting a war against the United States for decades. Published January 7, 2020