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19m ago

Search reportedly leads to more classified materials at Trump storage unit

Evidently, Donald Trump took so many materials marked classified that, in a rather literal sense, he struggled to keep track of them all.
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3h ago

In historical terms, Biden’s first midterms were a clear success

Joe Biden’s Democratic Party, in quantifiable terms, had the best midterm cycle of any Democratic president in generations.
President Joe Biden in Phoenix, Ariz. on Dec. 6.
President Joe Biden in Phoenix, Ariz. on Dec. 6.
4h ago

Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 12.7.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Image: Ronna McDaniel
Image: Ronna McDaniel
4h ago

Why Congress’ Jan. 6 Gold Medal ceremony included a striking snub

It was not accidental when the family of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick decided not to shake Republican leaders' hands yesterday.
Gladys Sicknick, mother of slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, is greeted by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring law enforcement officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Dec. 6.
Gladys Sicknick, mother of slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, is greeted by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring law enforcement officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Dec. 6.
5h ago

Herschel Walker helps settle GOP debate over ‘candidate quality’

“How could [Republicans] screw this up?" Mitch McConnell asked rhetorically in the spring, referring to the GOP’s Senate chances. "It’s actually possible.”
Republican Senate challenger Herschel Walker speaks during an election night watch party on Dec. 6 in Atlanta, Ga.
Republican Senate challenger Herschel Walker speaks during an election night watch party on Dec. 6 in Atlanta, Ga.
6h ago

New special counsel in Trump probes hits the ground running

Special Counsel Jack Smith has hit the ground running, and his new subpoenas suggest a keen interest in Team Trump's fake electors scheme.
Jack Smith
Jack Smith
7h ago

For Dems, there’s a big difference between 51 and 50 Senate seats

Democrats were going to be in the majority anyway, no matter the outcome in Georgia, but the difference between 51 and 50 Senate seats is enormous.
Senators gather for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Senators gather for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
8h ago

Why Warnock’s triumph over Walker in Georgia was so impressive

In Georgia's closely watched Senate runoff election, Herschel Walker didn't just lose, Raphael Warnock won in impressive fashion.
Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., at his election night watch party on Dec. 6, 2022, in Atlanta.
Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., at his election night watch party on Dec. 6, 2022, in Atlanta.
20h ago

Why the Supreme Court's next redistricting case is a threat to democracy in America

The independent state legislature doctrine could reduce the role of or even prevent state courts from reviewing and regulating state election laws.
Image: The Supreme Court in Washington.
Image: The Supreme Court in Washington.
22h ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 12.6.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
President Joe Biden after touring the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company facility under construction in Phoenix, Ariz. on Dec. 6.
President Joe Biden after touring the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company facility under construction in Phoenix, Ariz. on Dec. 6.
1d ago

Jury finds Trump Organization guilty of tax fraud

As if Donald Trump weren’t already struggling with an avalanche of legal troubles, a jury today found the Trump Organization guilty of tax fraud.
Donald Trump after speaking at a "Great American Comeback" rally at Bemidji Regional Airport in Bemidji, Minn. on Sept. 18, 2020.
Donald Trump after speaking at a "Great American Comeback" rally at Bemidji Regional Airport in Bemidji, Minn. on Sept. 18, 2020.

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