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22m ago

How the GOP scrapped Covid vaccine requirements for U.S. troops

Covid vaccine requirements for U.S. troops are coming to an end, and it's worth understanding how and why Republicans made that happen.
U.S. Military Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations At Fort Knox
U.S. Military Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations At Fort Knox
2h ago

Charges from DeSantis’ election crimes office keep falling apart

The arrests from Ron DeSantis’ election crimes office appeared ridiculous over the summer. As the criminal cases keep collapsing, they now look even worse.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Holds News Conference In Fort Lauderdale
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Holds News Conference In Fort Lauderdale
2h ago

Why the DOJ reportedly wants a judge to hold Team Trump in contempt

The latest revelations suggest Team Trump did not fully comply with a subpoena for classified documents. Prosecutors do not appear eager to let that slide.
Department of Justice Building in Washington D.C.
Department of Justice Building in Washington D.C.
3h ago

What's likely behind Kyrsten Sinema leaving the Democratic Party

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has switched from Democrat to independent, and there's no great mystery as to why.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives for a senate vote at the Capitol on Oct. 28, 2021.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives for a senate vote at the Capitol on Oct. 28, 2021.
18h ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 12.8.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Brittney Griner during a game against the Indiana Fever at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Sept. 6, 2021 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Brittney Griner during a game against the Indiana Fever at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Sept. 6, 2021 in Indianapolis, Ind.
22h ago

Respect for Marriage Act overcomes GOP opposition, passes House

House Republicans knew the compromise version of the Respect for Marriage Act was going to pass. Most of them voted against it anyway.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces final passage of the bill with protections for same-sex marriages on the House Floor today.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces final passage of the bill with protections for same-sex marriages on the House Floor today.
23h ago

Thursday’s Campaign Round-Up, 12.8.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
1d ago

Adam Schiff: ‘The facts support’ a possible Trump criminal charge

Adam Schiff does not sound like a Jan. 6 committee member who’s on the fence about whether to refer Donald Trump to federal prosecutors.
Rep. Adam Schiff, a D-Calif., during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on July 12, 2022.
Rep. Adam Schiff, a D-Calif., during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on July 12, 2022.
1d ago

McCarthy tries to revive interest in a faux controversy from 2013

Nearly a full decade later, Kevin McCarthy thinks he can still exploit a discredited IRS "scandal" to advance his ambitions. That's quite pitiful.
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy talks to the media at DMI Companies in Monongahela, Pa. on Sept. 23.
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy talks to the media at DMI Companies in Monongahela, Pa. on Sept. 23.
1d ago

Republicans discover that mail-in voting isn’t so bad after all

Donald Trump continues to condemn mail-in voting. Republicans and their partners are starting to realize they need to embrace it anyway.
Image: Americans Head To The Polls To Vote In The 2022 Midterm Elections
Image: Americans Head To The Polls To Vote In The 2022 Midterm Elections
1d ago

Why some Republicans have created a Senate ‘Breakfast Club’

In the midterms' wake, some Senate Republicans have decided that the smart move is to be more partisan, more confrontational, and more reactionary.
Rand Paul, left, and Ted Cruz before the start of the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol
Rand Paul, left, and Ted Cruz before the start of the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol

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