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17h ago

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.7.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
18h ago

Team Trump's Eastman talks about, but not to, the Jan. 6 committee

Republican lawyer John Eastman won't talk to the Jan. 6 committee, but he will talk to Fox News about the committee.
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Image: John Eastman Lawsuit
18h ago

Republicans blame Biden for Covid response they're undermining

It's breathtaking in its brazenness: Republicans are doing what they can to undermine Biden's efforts, while complaining about the efficacy of the efforts.
President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Nov. 29, 2021.
President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Nov. 29, 2021.
20h ago

Pence's former top aide cooperating with the Jan. 6 investigation

Mike Pence's former chief of staff has insights to share, not only into what happened on Jan. 6, but also into the machinations that preceded the attack.
Image: Marc SHort, House Republicans Hold Closed Conference Meeting On Immigration
Image: Marc SHort, House Republicans Hold Closed Conference Meeting On Immigration
20h ago

Senate Republicans change their minds, decide mean tweets matter

Pretending to be outraged, Republicans are rejecting White House nominees over mean tweets. Where were these concerns during the Trump era?
Image: Democrats Hold Press Conferences Pushing Back On Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Process
Image: Democrats Hold Press Conferences Pushing Back On Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Process
21h ago

Devin Nunes' resignation from Congress marks the end of an error

As he resigns from Congress, Devin Nunes' job will change, but his responsibilities may not be that different.
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Image: Devin Nunes

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Monday's Mini-Report, 12.6.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

Team Trump lawyers plead the Fifth, but that doesn't stop revelations

Two Republican lawyers close to Trump are pleading the Fifth as part of the Jan. 6 investigation, but important revelations continue to come to the fore.
Jeff Clark, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Sept. 14, 2020.
Jeff Clark, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Sept. 14, 2020.
2d ago

Why the Electoral Count Act is suddenly generating so much attention

The Electoral Count Act of 1887 is badly in need of an overhaul. There are hints of bipartisan support for making that happen.
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2d ago

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.6.21

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

McCarthy is giving Boebert a pass, but Pelosi may not

Many Republicans are prepared to overlook those who slander a faith tradition. They're less inclined to give members a pass for creating a distraction.
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 27, 2021.
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 27, 2021.
2d ago

Why Georgia's Republican gubernatorial primary race matters

It's about Trump looking to replace a governor who wouldn't overturn an election, and finding someone who'll show greater indifference toward democracy.
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2d ago

GOP senator is 'perfectly comfortable' criminalizing abortion

Asked if he'd support criminalizing abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, one GOP senator said he's "perfectly comfortable" with the idea.
Image: Sen. Mike Braun, R-IN, speaks to reporters during an impeachment trial recess on Jan. 23, 2020.
Image: Sen. Mike Braun, R-IN, speaks to reporters during an impeachment trial recess on Jan. 23, 2020.
2d ago

Trump says a bit too much about James Comey's FBI firing (again)

Donald Trump seemed to volunteer to Fox News that the FBI was on his trail, so he fired the FBI director in order to save his own skin.
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Image: Donald Trump
4d ago

Friday's Mini-Report, 12.3.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
5d ago

Another Team Trump lawyer to plead the Fifth in Jan. 6 probe

For the second time this week, a lawyer close to Donald Trump has told the Jan. 6 committee that he will plead the Fifth.
Image:  John Eastman testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in 2013.
Image:  John Eastman testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in 2013.
5d ago

Why an election workers' lawsuit against a right-wing blog matters

Two Georgia women, who'd done nothing wrong, were terrorized, because of a conspiratorial pro-Trump lie. Now, they're filing a lawsuit.
A gavel sits on a desk inside the Court of Appeals at the new Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, which celebrated its official opening on Monday Jan. 14, 2013, in Denver.
A gavel sits on a desk inside the Court of Appeals at the new Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, which celebrated its official opening on Monday Jan. 14, 2013, in Denver.