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Grand jury to reportedly hear evidence in Trump hush money case

It’s long been an open question as to why Donald Trump wasn’t charged in his hush money scandal. It appears the door is now open to a possible indictment.
Stormy Daniels, aka Stephanie Clifford, exits the United States District Court Southern District of New York on April 16, 2018 in New York City.
Stormy Daniels, aka Stephanie Clifford, exits the United States District Court Southern District of New York on April 16, 2018 in New York City.
4h ago

Comer still struggling with his classified docs double standard

House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer keeps trying to explain his double standard on classified documents. His efforts keep going poorly.
Image: House Committee On Oversight And Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-KY) Speaks At The National Press Club
Image: House Committee On Oversight And Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-KY) Speaks At The National Press Club
5h ago

Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 1.30.23

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, after winning re-election during the Republican National Committee winter meeting in Dana Point, Calif., on Jan. 27, 2023.
Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, after winning re-election during the Republican National Committee winter meeting in Dana Point, Calif., on Jan. 27, 2023.
5h ago

Trump slams U.S. military, says armed forces ‘can’t fight or win’

Donald Trump insisted the United States’ armed forces are incapable of fighting or winning. It’s an odd part of a larger Republican offensive.
Former President Donald Trump speaks during the New Hampshire Republican State Committee 2023 annual meeting on Jan. 28, 2023, in Salem, N.H.
Former President Donald Trump speaks during the New Hampshire Republican State Committee 2023 annual meeting on Jan. 28, 2023, in Salem, N.H.
7h ago

McCarthy pretends election denialism is a bipartisan problem

When it comes to election denialism, Kevin McCarthy insists Democrats and Republicans have done "the same thing." That's demonstrably bonkers.
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8h ago

The problem with Trump’s imagined ‘peace deal’ in Ukraine

Donald Trump thinks it would be "easy" for him to end the war in Ukraine in one day. Just don't ask him how he'd pull this off.
Former president Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a meeting in Helsinki on July 16, 2018.
Former president Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a meeting in Helsinki on July 16, 2018.
9h ago

Jim Jordan presented with factual details he prefers not to know

On "Meet the Press," Jim Jordan was presented with factual details that debunked his talking points. He acted as if he didn’t want to know the truth.
Rep. Jim Jordan
Rep. Jim Jordan
3d ago

Friday’s Mini-Report, 1.27.23

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Ron Klain during a meeting with President Joe Biden and Democratic congressional leadership at White House on Jan. 24.
Ron Klain during a meeting with President Joe Biden and Democratic congressional leadership at White House on Jan. 24.
3d ago

Despite recent failures, RNC’s Ronna McDaniel wins another term

As RNC chair, Ronna McDaniel has suffered a series of electoral and legal setbacks. Party members elected her to a fourth term anyway.
Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a rally ahead of the November elections in Newport Beach, Calif., on Sept. 26, 2022.
Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a rally ahead of the November elections in Newport Beach, Calif., on Sept. 26, 2022.
3d ago

Kari Lake has a lucrative incentive to push conspiracy theories

Donald Trump found that the more he lied about his election defeat, the more money he raised. It’s a lesson Kari Lake appears to have learned quite well.
Arizona GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake Votes On Election Day
Arizona GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake Votes On Election Day
3d ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 1.27.23

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a press conference in Daytona Beach Shores on January 18.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a press conference in Daytona Beach Shores on January 18.

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