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19h ago

Friday’s Mini-Report, 5.20.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
US President Biden Arrives In South Korea
US President Biden Arrives In South Korea
22h ago

Reported emails reveal bonkers legal advice Ginni Thomas gave to GOP lawmakers

After Donald Trump lost, Ginni Thomas sure was busy. She found time, however, to give some Republican state lawmakers demonstrably ridiculous advice.
Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia "Ginni" Thomas October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia "Ginni" Thomas October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.
1d ago

Republicans embrace the one abortion policy Americans most oppose

There’s one approach to banning abortions that 80 percent of Americans oppose. It’s one a growing number of Republican officials are embracing anyway.
Abortion Provider Whole Woman's Heath Alliance Prepares To Open A New Clinic In Indiana
Abortion Provider Whole Woman's Heath Alliance Prepares To Open A New Clinic In Indiana
1d ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 5.20.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate David Perdue Campaigns Ahead Of Primary
Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate David Perdue Campaigns Ahead Of Primary
1d ago

Accused of leading pre-riot Capitol tour, rep shares new details

Accused of leading a Capitol tour the day before the Jan. 6 attack, Rep. Barry Loudermilk responded with new information he failed to share for 16 months.
GOP Rep. Barry Loudermilk leaves the House Republican leadership election in Longworth Building on November 14, 2018.
GOP Rep. Barry Loudermilk leaves the House Republican leadership election in Longworth Building on November 14, 2018.
1d ago

Evidence ties Trump directly to lawyer’s scheme to overturn election

It wasn’t just Donald Trump’s lawyers and operatives who tried to overturn his 2020 defeat. The former president himself was directly involved, too.
John Eastman Lawsuit
John Eastman Lawsuit
1d ago

Republican presses Pentagon officials about 'glowing red orb' in Montana

Congress held its first public UFO hearing in more than 50 years. One lawmaker’s reference to a “glowing red orb” stood out for a reason.
Mike Gallagher
Mike Gallagher
1d ago

Madison Cawthorn seems ready to burn it all down on his way out

The defeated congressman says his new “mission” will target “cowardly and weak” Republicans. This is very likely to get ugly.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., speaks to the crowd before former President Donald Trump takes the stage at a rally, in Selma, N.C., on April 9, 2022.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., speaks to the crowd before former President Donald Trump takes the stage at a rally, in Selma, N.C., on April 9, 2022.
1d ago

Oklahoma Republicans up the ante with yet another abortion ban

Oklahoma Republicans have approved three abortion bans in seven weeks, and their latest is the toughest to defend.
Abortion-rights supporters rally at the State Capitol, in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 3, 2022.
Abortion-rights supporters rally at the State Capitol, in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 3, 2022.
2d ago

Abortion providers face increasing threats. Does DOJ have their backs?

If the Biden administration is committed to reproductive health access, vigorous enforcement of the FACE Act matters.
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2d ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 5.19.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
A Ukrainian soldier is seen with an anti-aircraft weapon in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
A Ukrainian soldier is seen with an anti-aircraft weapon in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine

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