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Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 10.4.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: Ukrainian soldiers prepare to fire a BM-21 multiple rocket launcher towards Russian positions in the Kharkiv region on Oct. 4, 2022.
Image: Ukrainian soldiers prepare to fire a BM-21 multiple rocket launcher towards Russian positions in the Kharkiv region on Oct. 4, 2022.
2h ago

Will GOP-appointed justices weaken the Voting Rights Act (again)?

Republican-appointed justices on the Supreme Court have already undermined the Voting Rights Act — twice. They now have a chance to do it again.
The U.S. Supreme Court building on May 17, 2021 in Washington, DC.
The U.S. Supreme Court building on May 17, 2021 in Washington, DC.
3h ago

In Mar-a-Lago case, Trump reportedly told lawyer to mislead Archives

Trump told one of his lawyers to pass along false information to the National Archives. The attorney, suspecting that the claim was untrue, balked.
Former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla.
Former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla.
6h ago

On the ACA, Republicans acknowledge reality, wave the white flag

The GOP has abandoned its “repeal and replace the ACA" agenda. But what does the Republicans' new health care agenda look like?
Supreme Court
Supreme Court
6h ago

Midterm Elections Round-Up, 10.4.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Democratic Senate Candidate Cheri Beasley Campaigns In Charlotte
Democratic Senate Candidate Cheri Beasley Campaigns In Charlotte
7h ago

With vigorous support for autocrat, Trump bolsters Biden’s point

Donald Trump can hardly contain his gushing support for Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro. He's proving President Joe Biden right in the process.
Former President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's president, at Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. on March 7, 2020.
Former President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's president, at Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. on March 7, 2020.
8h ago

Democratic gubernatorial candidates pick up key GOP backing

An underappreciated angle to this year’s midterms: the sizable groups of Republicans rallying behind Democratic candidates for governor in multiple states.
Laura Kelly, governor of Kansas
Laura Kelly, governor of Kansas
9h ago

Oath Keepers leader faces biggest sedition trial in generations

Since the Jan. 6 attack, we've seen hundreds of criminal suspects face a variety of charges. Stewart Rhodes' sedition trial is qualitatively different.
Image: Stewart Rhodes
Image: Stewart Rhodes
10h ago

Why Fetterman is calling Oz ‘a malicious scam artist’ in their race

Mehmet Oz has told voters his approaches to medicine and politics are similar. Given the Republican's record, that’s not an especially persuasive pitch.
Republican Senate candidate Mehmet Oz takes part in a forum in Newtown, Pa., on May 11, 2022.
Republican Senate candidate Mehmet Oz takes part in a forum in Newtown, Pa., on May 11, 2022.
10h ago

Herschel Walker faces ‘turmoil’ following abortion allegations

Herschel Walker supports an abortion ban, with no exceptions. The Georgia Republican has also been accused of paying for an ex-girlfriend's abortion.
Herschel Walker attends a college football game between UAB and Georgia on Sept. 11, 2021, in Athens, Ga.
Herschel Walker attends a college football game between UAB and Georgia on Sept. 11, 2021, in Athens, Ga.
1d ago

Monday’s Mini-Report, 10.3.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
President Joe Biden, flanked by First Lady Jill Biden and Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi, delivers remarks in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Monday.
President Joe Biden, flanked by First Lady Jill Biden and Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi, delivers remarks in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Monday.

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