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41m ago

Thursday's Mini-Report, 10.21.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2h ago

Dems overcome GOP opposition, vote to hold Bannon in contempt

Congress is trying to get answers about an attack on our democracy. House Republicans suggested today that they're largely indifferent to those answers.
Image: Steve Bannon listens as President Donald Trump speaks to the media
Image: Steve Bannon listens as President Donald Trump speaks to the media
5h ago

Layoff totals fall again, improve to pandemic-era low

The last time layoff totals were this low, the pandemic hadn't even started in earnest. The numbers are starting to look ... normal.
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US-HEALTH-VIRUS-ILLUSTRATION
6h ago

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.21.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
7h ago

Schumer offers a big hint about his plans for the Senate's future

Chuck Schumer has been neutral on filibuster reforms. To protect voting rights, it doesn't sound like he'll remain neutral much longer.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks at the Capitol on Sept. 28, 2021.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks at the Capitol on Sept. 28, 2021.
8h ago

Texas's Dan Patrick finally pays his first voter-fraud reward

I wondered whether Texas's Dan Patrick would ever follow through on his financial-reward system. As it turns out, we now have an answer.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks in McAllen, Texas, on Jan. 10, 2019.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks in McAllen, Texas, on Jan. 10, 2019.
9h ago

Why the Trump Organization is reportedly facing a new criminal inquiry

The trouble surrounding the Trump National Golf Club Westchester may become the latest in a long line of legal headaches for the former president.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on Oct. 9, 2021.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on Oct. 9, 2021.
10h ago

Sinema reportedly fights to protect unpopular tax breaks she opposed

If Kyrsten Sinema fights to protect Trump-era tax breaks she used to oppose, the damage it could do to her party's domestic agenda is extraordinary.
Krysten Sinema
Krysten Sinema
10h ago

Joe Manchin's governing model fails another critical test

Now that Senate Republicans have discredited Joe Manchin's preferred governing model, what is he prepared to replace it with?
Image: Joe Manchin
Image: Joe Manchin
1d ago

Wednesday's Mini-Report, 10.20.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
1d ago

As GOP rejects Freedom to Vote Act, Dems have a decision to make

The Freedom to Vote Act was a compromise plan designed to garner bipartisan support. Literally every Senate Republican rejected it anyway.
Voters In California Head To Polls To Cast Ballots In State's Primary Election
Voters In California Head To Polls To Cast Ballots In State's Primary Election

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