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14h ago

Monday’s Mini-Report, 9.26.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Italians Cast Their Votes In Snap Election
Italians Cast Their Votes In Snap Election
18h ago

Why the Jan. 6 committee wants to chat with Wisconsin’s Robin Vos

Why does the Jan. 6 committee want to chat with Wisconsin’s Robin Vos? Because of the Assembly speaker's chats with Donald Trump about decertification.
Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks to reporters in Madison, Wis on March 16.
Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks to reporters in Madison, Wis on March 16.
19h ago

Midterm Elections Round-Up, 9.26.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Voters cast ballots at a polling location at North Christian Church in Cheyenne, Wyo. on Aug. 16.
Voters cast ballots at a polling location at North Christian Church in Cheyenne, Wyo. on Aug. 16.
20h ago

Governor says Senate hopeful is not serious, but backs him anyway

Why would Gov. Chris Sununu back a Senate hopeful he doesn't consider a "serious" candidate? Because for some Republicans, partisanship trumps everything.
Republican Senate candidate Don Bolduc greets supporters at a town hall event on Sept. 10, 2022, in Laconia, N.H.
Republican Senate candidate Don Bolduc greets supporters at a town hall event on Sept. 10, 2022, in Laconia, N.H.
21h ago

On the economy, polls show Republicans with an unearned advantage

Polls show Republicans with a big advantage on the economy. But the closer one looks at the party’s lead, the less sense it makes.
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy
22h ago

Why Liz Cheney is willing to campaign for Dems for the first time

Why would a conservative Republican like Liz Cheney campaign for Democrats? Because she believes partisanship “has to have a limit.”
Image: Liz Cheney
Image: Liz Cheney
23h ago

The GOP is afraid to talk about health care, with one exception

Republicans desperately want to avoid a debate over health care — except for their eagerness to raise the price of prescription medications.
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US-HEALTH-VIRUS-MEDICINE
23h ago

Republicans have a ‘very first bill’ in mind (and it’s a mess)

If Republicans take the House majority, Kevin McCarthy knows exactly what the GOP’s first bill would be. The trouble is, it’s a misguided mess.
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.
4d ago

Friday’s Mini-Report, 9.23.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
A picture obtained by AFP outside Iran on Wednesday shows Iranian demonstrators taking to the streets of the capital Tehran during a protest for Mahsa Amini, days after she died in police custody.
A picture obtained by AFP outside Iran on Wednesday shows Iranian demonstrators taking to the streets of the capital Tehran during a protest for Mahsa Amini, days after she died in police custody.
4d ago

On multiple fronts, House GOP leaders trip over agenda rollout

Kevin McCarthy and his team had 15 months to prepare for the rollout of their "Commitment to America" blueprint. It has not gone smoothly.
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy
4d ago

Why Trump’s latest weird rhetoric about Obama matters

Why does it matter that Trump is still pushing a six-week-old lie about Obama? Because in the Mar-a-Lago scandal, the Republican is clearly flailing.
Former President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands during a  transition planning meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C.
Former President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands during a  transition planning meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C.

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