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Ron Johnson is still trying to explain his efforts on Jan. 6

As his hometown paper put it, "Johnson has proven by his past actions that he isn’t fit to be a senator. This latest episode only makes that more clear."
Senators Hold Press Availability After Weekly Policy Luncheons
Senators Hold Press Availability After Weekly Policy Luncheons

Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 6.28.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Blake Masters speaks to a crowd of Republican voters at the party's primary debate for U.S. Senate in Phoenix on June 23.
Blake Masters speaks to a crowd of Republican voters at the party's primary debate for U.S. Senate in Phoenix on June 23.

Abbott scrambles to exploit deaths of migrants found in Texas

It’s not surprising that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott commented on a deadly human smuggling case. What was surprising was what the Republican had to say.
Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott

FBI seizes phone of controversial Trump lawyer John Eastman

Two Republican lawyers appear to have been the key architects behind Trump's post-election plot. They've now both been visited by federal law enforcement.
John Eastman Lawsuit
John Eastman Lawsuit
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Subpoenas point to even more trouble for Trump’s media venture

Things already weren’t going especially well for Donald Trump’s media venture, and yesterday, matters took a turn for the worse.
Former President Donald Trump speaks on May 28, 2022, in Casper, Wyo.
Former President Donald Trump speaks on May 28, 2022, in Casper, Wyo.
11h ago

Comments about rapes, pregnancies cause trouble for GOP candidate

A decade after Todd Akin's campaign was derailed by rhetoric about pregnancies resulting from rape, Virginia's Yesli Vega made a similar mistake.
Image: Virginia GOP Congressional Candidate Yesli Vega Holds Election Night Event
Image: Virginia GOP Congressional Candidate Yesli Vega Holds Election Night Event

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Sotomayor says Gorsuch flubbed prayer case facts (and she’s right)

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears to have misrepresented relevant details — and Sonia Sotomayor brought photographs to prove it.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch following his confirmation ceremony at the White House on April 10, 2017.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch following his confirmation ceremony at the White House on April 10, 2017.
1d ago

Monday’s Mini-Report, 6.27.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Russian-Ukrainian War
Russian-Ukrainian War
1d ago

Jan. 6 committee raises eyebrows with abruptly scheduled hearing

A source told NBC News that these developments are “unplanned,” adding, “You can deduce from that that there will be a lot of significance to the hearing.”
The House Jan. 6 select committee holds a public hearing on Capitol Hill on June 23 in Washington, D.C.
The House Jan. 6 select committee holds a public hearing on Capitol Hill on June 23 in Washington, D.C.
1d ago

What to watch as eight states hold June 28 contests

Voters in Colorado, Illinois, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Utah will be deciding races up and down the ballot tomorrow.
Rep. Lauren Boebert
Rep. Lauren Boebert
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Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 6.27.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Protests Continue Across Country In Wake Of Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade
Protests Continue Across Country In Wake Of Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade
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What too many of the states banning abortions have in common

How many of the states banning abortion have also rejected Medicaid expansion and family leave policies? Too many.
National Rifle Association Holds Annual Meeting In Houston
National Rifle Association Holds Annual Meeting In Houston
1d ago

In prayer case, GOP-appointed justices weaken church-state wall

Last week, Republican-appointed Supreme Court justices removed bricks from the wall of separation between church and state. Today, they made it worse.
Leaked Report Indicates Supreme Court Set To Overturn Roe v. Wade
Leaked Report Indicates Supreme Court Set To Overturn Roe v. Wade
1d ago

With bill on gun violence, Biden scores another bipartisan win

For a White House eager to show meaningful progress on bipartisan measures that will make a difference, there’s a growing list of success stories.
President Joe Biden signs into the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Gun Safety Bill
President Joe Biden signs into the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Gun Safety Bill
1d ago

GOP rep scrambles after thanking Trump for a win for ‘white life’

Republican Rep. Mary Miller says she misspoke while thanking Donald Trump for delivering a "victory for white life." It's worth considering the context.
Image: BESTPIX - Donald Trump Hosts A Rally In Illinois
Image: BESTPIX - Donald Trump Hosts A Rally In Illinois
1d ago

For many in GOP, returning abortion to the states isn’t enough

For many Republicans, the question isn’t whether to pursue a federal ban on abortion, but rather, how.
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Stanford University's Dinkelspiel Auditorium on Feb. 17 in Palo Alto, Calif.
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Stanford University's Dinkelspiel Auditorium on Feb. 17 in Palo Alto, Calif.
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Friday’s Mini-Report, 6.24.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
President Joe Biden addresses the nation in the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Friday following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade
President Joe Biden addresses the nation in the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Friday following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade