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2d ago

Friday’s Mini-Report, 1.27.23

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Ron Klain during a meeting with President Joe Biden and Democratic congressional leadership at White House on Jan. 24.
Ron Klain during a meeting with President Joe Biden and Democratic congressional leadership at White House on Jan. 24.
2d ago

Despite recent failures, RNC’s Ronna McDaniel wins another term

As RNC chair, Ronna McDaniel has suffered a series of electoral and legal setbacks. Party members elected her to a fourth term anyway.
Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a rally ahead of the November elections in Newport Beach, Calif., on Sept. 26, 2022.
Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a rally ahead of the November elections in Newport Beach, Calif., on Sept. 26, 2022.
2d ago

Kari Lake has a lucrative incentive to push conspiracy theories

Donald Trump found that the more he lied about his election defeat, the more money he raised. It’s a lesson Kari Lake appears to have learned quite well.
Arizona GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake Votes On Election Day
Arizona GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake Votes On Election Day
3d ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 1.27.23

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a press conference in Daytona Beach Shores on January 18.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a press conference in Daytona Beach Shores on January 18.
3d ago

Trump lawyer Eastman faces possible disbarment, among other troubles

The bad news for John Eastman is that he might lose his law license. The worse news is that this isn't the Republican lawyer's only problem.
Rudolph Giuliani and John Eastman at the "Save America" rally on Jan. 6, 2021
Rudolph Giuliani and John Eastman at the "Save America" rally on Jan. 6, 2021
3d ago

The GOP clearly hasn’t thought through its DirecTV complaints

Republican rhetoric about DirecTV isn’t just hysterical, it’s also increasingly weird for a party that claims to care about free-market principles.
Signage for the Newsmax conservative television broadcasting network is displayed at a broadcast TV booth at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting at the George R. Brown Convention Center, in Houston, Texas on May 28, 2022.
Signage for the Newsmax conservative television broadcasting network is displayed at a broadcast TV booth at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting at the George R. Brown Convention Center, in Houston, Texas on May 28, 2022.
3d ago

List of Trump criminal investigations gets unexpectedly longer

John Durham's investigation into Donald Trump's suspected financial crimes adds to the list of criminal investigations surrounding the former president.
Donald Trump Headlines America First Agenda Summit In Washington DC
Donald Trump Headlines America First Agenda Summit In Washington DC
3d ago

As their debt ceiling scheme advances, the GOP still has no plan

What’s scarier than Republicans launching a debt ceiling crisis? Republicans launching a debt ceiling crisis without anything resembling an actual plan.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy is seen in the House chamber as the House meets to elect a speaker in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy is seen in the House chamber as the House meets to elect a speaker in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6.
3d ago

Details expose Barr’s Durham probe as a law enforcement scandal

John Durham's probe set out to uncover a scandal. New details help prove that Bill Barr's partisan investigation actually became a scandal.
Special Counsel John Durham departs the United States District Court on May 25 in Washington, D.C.
Special Counsel John Durham departs the United States District Court on May 25 in Washington, D.C.
3d ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 1.26.23

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Tyre Nichols Family Holds Press Conference
Tyre Nichols Family Holds Press Conference
3d ago

U.S. economy continues to grow and beat expectations

“This economy is resilient,” one economist explained. “And the White House can reasonably take some credit here and run a nice big victory lap."
Shoppers in the SoHo neighborhood of New York on Jan. 21.
Shoppers in the SoHo neighborhood of New York on Jan. 21.

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