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11h ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 9.28.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: A sail boat is beached at Sarasota Bay as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida.
Image: A sail boat is beached at Sarasota Bay as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida.
13h ago

Trump suggests he could lead negotiations between Russia, Ukraine

Donald Trump suggested he could try to broker a deal between Ukraine and Russia. There may be worse people to attempt such negotiations, but not many.
Image: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky looks on at President Donald Trump.
Image: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky looks on at President Donald Trump.
15h ago

McConnell snubs Trump, backs bill to prevent future coup schemes

Donald Trump demanded that GOP senators reject any effort to reform the Electoral Count Act. Soon after, Mitch McConnell decided to ignore him.
Image: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to the Senate Chambers in the U.S. Capitol Building.
Image: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to the Senate Chambers in the U.S. Capitol Building.
16h ago

Midterm Elections Round-Up, 9.28.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Image: Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, speaks at a rally.
Image: Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, speaks at a rally.
17h ago

Conservatives try (and fail) to sue over Garland’s school memo

Many conservatives don't realize they've been lied to about Merrick Garland's memo on violence against educators. The result was a misguided lawsuit.
Attorney General Garland Holds News Conference On Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Attorney General Garland Holds News Conference On Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
17h ago

On impeaching Biden, GOP’s Matt Gaetz makes a post-policy pitch

The Florida congressman says the Republican base “will feel betrayed” unless GOP lawmakers “engage in impeachment inquiries” in the next Congress.
Image: Rep. Matt Gaetz speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
Image: Rep. Matt Gaetz speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
19h ago

In Jan. 6 case, a federal judge slams GOP over its election lies

A federal judge rebuked Republicans for being “so afraid of losing their power” that they’re afraid to contradict Donald Trump’s election lies.
Trump Supporters Hold "Stop The Steal" Rally In DC Amid Ratification Of Presidential Election
Trump Supporters Hold "Stop The Steal" Rally In DC Amid Ratification Of Presidential Election
19h ago

Republicans try to redefine ‘cut’ in bizarre Medicare attack ads

The NRSC’s Medicare attack ads are almost impressive in their mendacity. Most normal people don’t have the wherewithal to come up with duplicity like this.
Sen. Rick Scott listens as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol March 22 in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Rick Scott listens as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol March 22 in Washington, D.C.
20h ago

GOP’s Mastriano backed murder charges for women getting abortions

Pennsylvania's Doug Mastriano said a few years ago that women should be charged with murder if they violated his proposed abortion ban.
Image: Doug Mastriano
Image: Doug Mastriano
1d ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 9.27.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Jontau Hines and Theresa Galluzzo fill up sand bags amid sand dunes as the eastern coast of central Florida braces for Hurricane Ian
Jontau Hines and Theresa Galluzzo fill up sand bags amid sand dunes as the eastern coast of central Florida braces for Hurricane Ian
2d ago

The Republicans’ offensive against the FBI is far from over

As Republicans prepare multiple investigations targeting the FBI, the party is pointing at whistleblowers who may or may not exist in reality.
A pedestrian walks past the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building, in Washington, D.C. on August 15.
A pedestrian walks past the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building, in Washington, D.C. on August 15.

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