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2d ago

Friday's Mini-Report, 10.15.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

Strike-tober is upon us

New leverage is giving workers an opportunity to demand better working conditions.
Image: First shift worker Travis Huffman joins other BCTGM Local 3G union members in a strike
Image: First shift worker Travis Huffman joins other BCTGM Local 3G union members in a strike
2d ago

Why the head of Wisconsin's sham audit is facing resignation calls

Wisconsin's election audit — which the public is supposed to see as impartial — is being led by two conspiracy theorists who worked for Trump.
Image: 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wisconsin
Image: 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wisconsin
2d ago

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.15.21

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

Jim Jordan's Christmas-themed attack against Biden makes no sense

A new talking point is taking shape: If you're not satisfied with your holiday season experiences as a consumer, we're apparently supposed to blame Biden.
Joe Biden
Joe Biden
3d ago

Why Ted Cruz's pitch to Spain's far-right political party matters

Sen. Ted Cruz's pitch to Spain's far-right political party is emblematic of a larger shift in Republican politics.
Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are seen in the senate subway during a vote in the Capitol on June 10, 2021.
Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are seen in the senate subway during a vote in the Capitol on June 10, 2021.
3d ago

The case that's finally going to force Trump into a deposition

So what's the case that will force Trump to participate in his first deposition since before his White House tenure? An overlooked controversy from 2015.
Image:  Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York City
Image:  Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York City
3d ago

Struggling with tech basics, GOP governor targets journalists

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's administration is accusing a reporter of being a "hacker" — because the governor is confused about what "hacking" is.
Image: Mike Parson
Image: Mike Parson
3d ago

Bannon faces prospect of criminal contempt citation from Congress

For Steve Bannon's detractors, the prospect of a criminal contempt citation may seem encouraging, but this process won't be easy.
Image: Steve Bannon listens as President Donald Trump speaks to the media
Image: Steve Bannon listens as President Donald Trump speaks to the media
3d ago

Thursday's Mini-Report, 10.14.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
3d ago

As Georgia finds no evidence of fraudulent ballots, judge tosses case

First, Georgia investigators failed to find any evidence of fraudulent ballots. Second, a judge tossed pro-Trump conspiracy theorists' lawsuit.
Fulton County Georgia elections workers process absentee ballots for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta on Jan. 5, 2021.
Fulton County Georgia elections workers process absentee ballots for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta on Jan. 5, 2021.

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