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4h ago

GOP rep eyes plan to kick Cheney, Kinzinger out of the party

The chair of the House Freedom Caucus wants to exile Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger from the House Republican conference.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., wipes his eyes as he listens to testimony before the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill on July 27, 2021.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., wipes his eyes as he listens to testimony before the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill on July 27, 2021.
5h ago

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.27.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
5h ago

The line blurs between GOP's extremists and GOP's leaders

Some will argue there's an important difference between GOP radicals and the party's mainstream leaders. Today, those lines appear awfully blurry.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., speaks during a news conference after the GOP Conference Chair election on Capitol Hill on May 14, 2021.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., speaks during a news conference after the GOP Conference Chair election on Capitol Hill on May 14, 2021.
6h ago

To derail infrastructure talks, Trump ups the pressure on GOP

Donald Trump has settled on a basic idea: If he couldn't have an infrastructure deal, President Biden shouldn't get one, either.
Image: Donald Trump
Image: Donald Trump
7h ago

Manchin gives Republicans new leverage in infrastructure talks

In the infrastructure talks, Democrats have enjoyed some leverage. Joe Manchin seems eager to take that leverage and give it to Senate Republicans.
Image: Senate Votes On Whether To Advance For The People Act
Image: Senate Votes On Whether To Advance For The People Act
8h ago

Sarah Huckabee Sanders' foolish approach to the COVID blame game

The good news is, Sarah Huckabee Sanders touted "the benefits of getting vaccinated." The bad news is, she's nevertheless playing the blame game badly.
Image: U.S. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House in Washington
Image: U.S. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House in Washington
9h ago

George P. Bush learns a valuable lesson about the Trumpified GOP

Texas' George P. Bush now knows that in the Trumpified Republican Party, bending the knee, kissing the ring, and sacrificing one's dignity isn't enough.
Image: George P. Bush speaks during the victory party
Image: George P. Bush speaks during the victory party
23h ago

Monday's Mini-Report, 7.26.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
1d ago

The GOP reps Kevin McCarthy sees as 'Pelosi Republicans'

As far as Kevin McCarthy is concerned, Adam Kinzinger and Liz Cheney are "Pelosi Republicans." It serves as a reminder of the GOP's post-policy problem.
Image: Kevin McCarthy
Image: Kevin McCarthy
1d ago

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.26.21

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

Why Democrats can't 'out-organize' voter-suppression policies

The solution to an anti-election crusade isn't some undefined organizing campaign; the solution is federal voting rights legislation.
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

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