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24m ago

After Mar-a-Lago search, McCarthy urges GOP to jump to conclusions

Party leaders often worry about whether their members might do something irresponsible. Kevin McCarthy is worried Republicans aren’t irresponsible enough.
Image: Kevin McCarthy
Image: Kevin McCarthy
15h ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 8.10.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
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17h ago

Hawley’s the wrong guy to pick a fight over ‘democratic norms’

After the FBI executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago, Josh Hawley talked up "democratic norms and the rule of law." Given his record, that was ... unwise.
Image: Josh Hawley
Image: Josh Hawley
20h ago

After deriding those who plead the Fifth, Trump pleads the Fifth

“The mob takes the Fifth Amendment,” Donald Trump said in 2016. “If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?” Today, he pleaded the Fifth.
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US-POLITICS-TRUMP-technology-Apple
20h ago

Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 8.10.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
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CBC Photo
21h ago

Team Trump says it’ll keep Mar-a-Lago search warrant under wraps

The left and right both urged members of Team Trump to voluntarily disclose the Mar-a-Lago search warrant. They don't want to.
President Trump Returns To White House After Weekend Campaigning
President Trump Returns To White House After Weekend Campaigning
22h ago

Trump World hasn’t thought through its ‘planted evidence’ claim

The more Team Trump floats ideas about the FBI "planting" evidence, the easier it is to believe there was incriminating evidence at Mar-a-Lago.
Donald Trump's residence in Mar-A-Lago, Palm Beach, Fla. on August 9.
Donald Trump's residence in Mar-A-Lago, Palm Beach, Fla. on August 9.
23h ago

The GOP targeted Garland for months in preparation for this moment

Republicans have targeted Merrick Garland as a ruthless ideologue. This week, the rationale behind this bonkers offensive at least started to make sense.
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during an event to swear in the new director of the federal Bureau of Prisons Colette Peters in Washington on Aug. 2, 2022.
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during an event to swear in the new director of the federal Bureau of Prisons Colette Peters in Washington on Aug. 2, 2022.
1d ago

GOP primary voters turn against another Impeachment 10 member

The problem is not just that GOP primary voters have defeated another member of the Impeachment 10. It's also the radical they chose to replace her.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, D-Wash., attends the House hearing on May 11, 2022.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, D-Wash., attends the House hearing on May 11, 2022.
1d ago

Why it matters that the FBI seized a key House Republican’s phone

Why would the FBI take Scott Perry's phone? Because when it comes to Republican efforts to overturn the 2020 election, Perry isn't just another member.
Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., talks on the phone in Rayburn Building on Oct. 1, 2020.
Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., talks on the phone in Rayburn Building on Oct. 1, 2020.
2d ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 8.9.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Altaf Hussain cries over the grave of his brother Aftab Hussein at Fairview Memorial Park in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 5, 2022.
Altaf Hussain cries over the grave of his brother Aftab Hussein at Fairview Memorial Park in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 5, 2022.

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