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10h ago

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.4.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
11h ago

Republicans aren't quite done trying to cancel Ben & Jerry's

For all the complaints about "cancel culture," GOP officials seem awfully eager to "cancel" an ice-cream company that made a decision they disagree with.
Image: A refrigerator bearing the Ben & Jerry's logo is seen at a food store in the Jewish settlement of Efrat in the Israeli-occupied West Bank
Image: A refrigerator bearing the Ben & Jerry's logo is seen at a food store in the Jewish settlement of Efrat in the Israeli-occupied West Bank
11h ago

Senate GOP leader pretends Dems lack 'clear message' on vaccines

John Barrasso insists Democrats "have utterly failed to communicate a clear message to get the American people vaccinated." No, seriously, he said that.
Image: Senator John Barrasso, R-Wy., talks to reporters following the Senate Republicans weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol on June 15, 2021.
Image: Senator John Barrasso, R-Wy., talks to reporters following the Senate Republicans weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol on June 15, 2021.
13h ago

Why the Biden administration's new evictions moratorium matters

The political conditions didn't allow for a new evictions moratorium; give Cori Bush credit for changing the political conditions.
Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., center, joined by Congressional staffers and activists, protests the expiration of the eviction moratorium outside the Capitol on July 31, 2021.
Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., center, joined by Congressional staffers and activists, protests the expiration of the eviction moratorium outside the Capitol on July 31, 2021.
13h ago

Confronted with revelations, Cuomo runs out of Democratic friends

In March, Lindsey Graham encouraged Dems to "follow the Republican model" when dealing with the Cuomo scandal. Fortunately, Dems chose a better path.
Image: New York Governor Cuomo Holds Briefing In Manhattan
Image: New York Governor Cuomo Holds Briefing In Manhattan
14h ago

As Florida's COVID conditions worsen, DeSantis finds new scapegoat

Florida's COVID infections and hospitalizations are not a media creation; they're painfully real. The question is what DeSantis intends to do about it.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference at LifeScience Logistics on May 28, 2021 in Lakeland, Fla.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference at LifeScience Logistics on May 28, 2021 in Lakeland, Fla.

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Tuesday's Mini-Report, 8.3.21

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New York AG: Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women

Cuomo asked the state attorney general's office to examine the allegations against him. She did. The findings are brutal.
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Will Congress prepare for the next pandemic, too?

Biden asked Congress to invest an additional $30 billion in pandemic-preparedness. Why isn't it in the infrastructure package?
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Image: Mobile vaccination clinic hosted by Detroit Health Department in partnership with Detroit Public Schools Community District
2d ago

Why Rubio's criticisms of the Pentagon chief are so misplaced

As Florida struggles with a COVID crisis, Marco Rubio invested time into complaints that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin took the threat too seriously.
Image: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirmation hearing on April 21, 2021 on Capitol Hill.
Image: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirmation hearing on April 21, 2021 on Capitol Hill.
2d ago

Virginia's Youngkin can't shake election conspiracy theories

When it comes to the ridiculous "reinstatement" theory, Marjorie Taylor Greene's line was more responsible than Glenn Youngkin's line. It's a bad sign.
Glenn Youngkin makes his closing remarks during a GOP gubernatorial candidate forum in Lynchburg, Va., on April 19, 2021.
Glenn Youngkin makes his closing remarks during a GOP gubernatorial candidate forum in Lynchburg, Va., on April 19, 2021.
2d ago

The FBI theory Ron Johnson didn't want to share with the public

When it comes to the Jan. 6 attack, Ron Johnson has an FBI conspiracy theory he doesn't repeat "publicly." It reached the public anyway.
Image: Senators Hold Press Availability After Weekly Policy Luncheons
Image: Senators Hold Press Availability After Weekly Policy Luncheons
2d ago

Monday's Mini-Report, 8.2.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

Growing number of unvaccinated Americans express public regrets

Maybe those who used to oppose vaccinations, but who now regret it, can help change the minds of those who thought as they did?
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Image: Bay Area Hospital Workers On The Frontlines Of COVID-19 Pandemic
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Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.2.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
2d ago

Mark Meadows: Trump is meeting with non-existent 'cabinet members'

To hear Mark Meadows tell it, Trump is a fully engaged president meeting with cabinet members. It's likely to make unhinged conspiracy theories worse.
Image: President Trump Departures White House En Route To Campaign Rallies
Image: President Trump Departures White House En Route To Campaign Rallies