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32m ago

The problem(s) with McConnell's line on African-American voting rates

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell argued, "African-American voters are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans." Oh my.
Image: Mitch McConnell, Democrats' Voting Rights Push Tilts Toward Filibuster Showdown
Image: Mitch McConnell, Democrats' Voting Rights Push Tilts Toward Filibuster Showdown
2h ago

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.20.22

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

FBI shows up at Rep. Henry Cuellar's Texas home

When the FBI shows up at a politician's house to conduct a "court-authorized law enforcement activity," it's not a good sign.
Image: A crest of the Federal Bureau of Investi
Image: A crest of the Federal Bureau of Investi
3h ago

Senate GOP to hide its legislative plans until after Election Day

A reporter asked Mitch McConnell what Republicans would do with power if it took control of Congress. "I'll let you know when we take it back," he replied.
The Capitol building in Washington on Oct. 28, 2021.
The Capitol building in Washington on Oct. 28, 2021.
4h ago

Republicans want credit for infrastructure bill they voted against

As Republicans seek credit for the infrastructure package they voted against, it's hard not to feel a sense of deja vu.
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5h ago

Congress receives Jan. 6 documents Trump fought to keep secret

Three times, Donald Trump has asked the courts to help him hide Jan. 6 materials from Congress. Three times, he's lost.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on Sept. 25, 2021 in Perry, Ga.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on Sept. 25, 2021 in Perry, Ga.
6h ago

In Senate fight over voting rights, Republicans win, voters lose

No one suffered a bigger loss last night than the American voters who will confront new hurdles as they try to cast ballots in the fall.
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
20h ago

Wednesday's Mini-Report, 1.19.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
1d ago

Justice Gorsuch's newest controversy has nothing to do with a ruling

Justices Neil Gorsuch and Sonia Sotomayor issued a statement today denying the accuracy of a claim that no one made. That's ... odd.
Image: FILE PHOTO - Supreme Court nominee judge Gorsuch sworn in at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington
Image: FILE PHOTO - Supreme Court nominee judge Gorsuch sworn in at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington
1d ago

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.19.22

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
1d ago

GOP senator tries to capitalize on Fauci calling him a 'moron'

Sen. Roger Marshall should've been embarrassed by his recent interaction with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Instead, the Kansas Republican sees a p.r. opportunity.
U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., a candidate for the U.S. Senate, awaits the start of a debate in Olathe, Kan., on Feb. 1, 2020.
U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., a candidate for the U.S. Senate, awaits the start of a debate in Olathe, Kan., on Feb. 1, 2020.

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