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1h ago

Monday's Mini-Report, 10.25.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
4h ago

DeSantis hopes to recruit unvaccinated officers to Florida with cash

As DeSantis sees it, educators who take Covid seriously should be punished, and first responders who failed to take Covid seriously should be rewarded.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during the American Legislative Exchange Council on July 28, 2021, in Salt Lake City.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during the American Legislative Exchange Council on July 28, 2021, in Salt Lake City.
6h ago

GOP lawyer changes his mind about whether the GOP is a 'lost cause'

The louder disaffected Republicans become as they walk away from the party, the more GOP leaders have cause for concern.
Speaker Boehner And House Leadership Address The Media After Their Closed Party Conference
Speaker Boehner And House Leadership Address The Media After Their Closed Party Conference
7h ago

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.25.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
8h ago

Deficit shrinks in the first year of Joe Biden's presidency

When it comes to the deficit, we've endured a consistent pattern for four decades. As the deficit shrinks in the Biden era, the pattern remains intact.
A picture illustration of $100 bank notes.
A picture illustration of $100 bank notes.
8h ago

GOP Senate hopeful calls for a 'shut down' of public schools

It's highly unusual for a competitive U.S. Senate candidate to call for a "shut down" of public schools. Ohio's Josh Mandel went there anyway.
Image: Empty classroom
Image: Empty classroom
10h ago

Key voter-fraud claim unravels for Republican conspiracy theorists

For much of the right, Rosemarie Hartle's ballot wasn't just an instance of voter fraud; it was the foundation upon which a broader attack was built.
Image: Mail-in ballots are counted in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Image: Mail-in ballots are counted in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
10h ago

Republicans welcome funds from controversial former RNC finance chair

In the recent past, Republican candidates wanted nothing to do with casino mogul Steve Wynn or his money. Evidently, the GOP has changed its mind.
Image: Steve Wynn
Image: Steve Wynn
11h ago

Why Barack Obama's critique of Virginia's Glenn Youngkin matters

"There are some things that are more important than getting elected," Barack Obama said. "And maybe American democracy is one of those things."
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, left, and Republican challenger, Glenn Youngkin, participate in their debate in Alexandria on Sept. 28, 2021.
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, left, and Republican challenger, Glenn Youngkin, participate in their debate in Alexandria on Sept. 28, 2021.
3d ago

Friday's Mini-Report, 10.22.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
3d ago

GOP rep falsely claims to be the top Republican on the Jan. 6 committee

Indiana's Jim Banks is trying to present himself as the "ranking member" of the Jan. 6 committee — which he isn't a member of.
Image: Rep Jim Banks
Image: Rep Jim Banks

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