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4h ago

Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone agrees to Jan. 6 testimony

Now that former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone has agreed to testify, remember: He's a unique figure of special significance to investigators.
President Trump Meets With His Cabinet At The White House
President Trump Meets With His Cabinet At The White House
4h ago

Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 7.6.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during a press conference to unveil the next phase of California's pandemic response
Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during a press conference to unveil the next phase of California's pandemic response
5h ago

As Biden shrinks Guantanamo’s population, GOP balks at closure

At the start of the Obama era, Guantanamo had 242 inmates. It's now down to 36. Republicans are nevertheless determined to keep the prison open anyway.
US prison camp Guantánamo
US prison camp Guantánamo
6h ago

Republicans eye investigation into Jan. 6 investigation

Too many congressional GOP leaders don’t want to investigate the attack, but they’re only too pleased to investigate the investigation into the attack.
The House Jan. 6 select committee holds a public hearing on Capitol Hill on June 23 in Washington, DC.
The House Jan. 6 select committee holds a public hearing on Capitol Hill on June 23 in Washington, DC.
7h ago

Mick Mulvaney wants to be seen as credible (which isn't possible)

Mick Mulvaney has launched a public-relations campaign of sorts, hoping to be taken seriously as a credible observer. I’m afraid it’s too late for that.
Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff, listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Colombian President Ivan Duque in the Oval Office on March 2, 2020.
Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff, listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Colombian President Ivan Duque in the Oval Office on March 2, 2020.
8h ago

GOP leaders express more interest in Hunter Biden than governing

To hear Republicans themselves tell it, they're not focused on meaningful governing solutions; they're focused on investigating Hunter Biden.
President Joe Biden and his son Hunter depart after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Jan. 24, 2021, in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington.
President Joe Biden and his son Hunter depart after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Jan. 24, 2021, in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington.
8h ago

Lindsey Graham among the Trump insiders receiving new subpoenas

As a Georgia district attorney investigates Team Trump, Lindsey Graham was among those receiving a grand jury subpoena.
President Trump Delivers Remarks On Federal Judicial Confirmation Milestones
President Trump Delivers Remarks On Federal Judicial Confirmation Milestones
23h ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 7.5.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: Members of the FBI's evidence response team investigate the scene of a mass shooting in Highland Park, Ill., on July 5, 2022.
Image: Members of the FBI's evidence response team investigate the scene of a mass shooting in Highland Park, Ill., on July 5, 2022.
1d ago

Wisconsin court delivers another setback to the state's democracy

It’s a common cliché : Elections have consequences. Evidently, it’s going to need an addendum: Elections have consequences, except in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wis.
Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wis.
1d ago

Florida punishes public health official for the wrong reasons (again)

When public health officials are punished, it’s often because they’ve done something wrong. But in Florida, officials are sometimes ousted for being right.
Students At The Miami Herbert Business School
Students At The Miami Herbert Business School
1d ago

Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 7.5.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Planned Parenthood Leaders And Activists Protest Supreme Court's Overturning Of Roe V. Wade
Planned Parenthood Leaders And Activists Protest Supreme Court's Overturning Of Roe V. Wade

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