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BREAKING: Democrats drop paid family and medical leave from safety net bill

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4h ago

On vaccines, Alabama governor shifts away from 'common sense'

In late July, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said all the right things about Covid-19 vaccines. Alas, a lot can happen in three months.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala. on July 29, 2020.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala. on July 29, 2020.
5h ago

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.27.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
6h ago

GOP leaders ignore controversies, back Herschel Walker's odd candidacy

GOP leaders believe Walker might win — and for a post-policy party that sees the acquisition of power as the only goal that matters, that's good enough.
Herschel Walker speaks during the pregame show ahead of the SEC Championship Game between the UGA Bulldogs and the LSU Tigers on Dec. 7, 2019 in Atlanta.
Herschel Walker speaks during the pregame show ahead of the SEC Championship Game between the UGA Bulldogs and the LSU Tigers on Dec. 7, 2019 in Atlanta.
7h ago

Eastman Memo author reverses his reversal on anti-election pitch

After describing his own memo's strategy as "crazy," John Eastman quietly said there's "no question" that he sees his memo's legal reasoning as sound.
Image:  John Eastman testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in 2013.
Image:  John Eastman testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in 2013.
8h ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene says more about Jan. 6 than she probably intended

"Just a riot" is one of those phrases one doesn't generally expect to hear from members of Congress.
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene Holds Capitol Hill News Conference
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene Holds Capitol Hill News Conference
9h ago

Biden taps Republican official for key cybersecurity post

Trump fired the former head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency for telling the truth. Biden is approaching CISA in a different way.
Image: Kim Wyman
Image: Kim Wyman
9h ago

How a novel became a defining issue in a key gubernatorial race

How did a Pulitzer Prize winning Toni Morrison novel become a defining issue of Virginia's gubernatorial campaign? Well, it's an odd story.
Image: Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Glenn Youngkin Casts His Early Ballot
Image: Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Glenn Youngkin Casts His Early Ballot
1d ago

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 10.26.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
1d ago

Wisconsin GOP eyes election 'investigation,' to accompany its 'audit'

GOP state lawmakers said they were responding to an actual audit with a new "election investigation." This is not to be confused with their sham "audit."
Image: A sign for a polling place near the state capitol in Madison, Wis., on Nov. 6, 2018.
Image: A sign for a polling place near the state capitol in Madison, Wis., on Nov. 6, 2018.
1d ago

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.26.21

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

Mo Brooks says he'd be 'proud' of aides involved in Jan. 6 event

The Alabaman said he'd be proud of his staffers if they were involved in a Jan. 6 event. Such rhetoric probably won't serve him well.
Image: Mo Brooks
Image: Mo Brooks

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