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4h ago

Meet the Republicans who flipped on the Respect for Marriage Act

A curious group of Republicans supported the Respect for Marriage Act over the summer, only to change their minds after the bill became more conservative.
Capitol Building Washington Sunrise
Capitol Building Washington Sunrise
5h ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 12.9.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds the daily news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Dec. 8 in Washington, DC.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds the daily news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Dec. 8 in Washington, DC.
6h ago

On 2024, Romney won’t back Trump, even if he’s the GOP nominee

Mitt Romney is the first Republican senator to say he won't support Donald Trump in 2024, even if the former president is the GOP presidential nominee.
Congress Returns To Capitol Hill After Thanksgiving Holiday
Congress Returns To Capitol Hill After Thanksgiving Holiday
6h ago

How the GOP scrapped Covid vaccine requirements for U.S. troops

Covid vaccine requirements for U.S. troops are coming to an end, and it's worth understanding how and why Republicans made that happen.
U.S. Military Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations At Fort Knox
U.S. Military Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations At Fort Knox
8h ago

Charges from DeSantis’ election crimes office keep falling apart

The arrests from Ron DeSantis’ election crimes office appeared ridiculous over the summer. As the criminal cases keep collapsing, they now look even worse.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Holds News Conference In Fort Lauderdale
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Holds News Conference In Fort Lauderdale
8h ago

Why the DOJ reportedly wants a judge to hold Team Trump in contempt

The latest revelations suggest Team Trump did not fully comply with a subpoena for classified documents. Prosecutors do not appear eager to let that slide.
Department of Justice Building in Washington D.C.
Department of Justice Building in Washington D.C.
9h ago

What's likely behind Kyrsten Sinema leaving the Democratic Party

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has switched from Democrat to independent, and there's no great mystery as to why.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives for a senate vote at the Capitol on Oct. 28, 2021.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives for a senate vote at the Capitol on Oct. 28, 2021.
23h ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 12.8.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Brittney Griner during a game against the Indiana Fever at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Sept. 6, 2021 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Brittney Griner during a game against the Indiana Fever at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Sept. 6, 2021 in Indianapolis, Ind.
1d ago

Respect for Marriage Act overcomes GOP opposition, passes House

House Republicans knew the compromise version of the Respect for Marriage Act was going to pass. Most of them voted against it anyway.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces final passage of the bill with protections for same-sex marriages on the House Floor today.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces final passage of the bill with protections for same-sex marriages on the House Floor today.
1d ago

Thursday’s Campaign Round-Up, 12.8.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
1d ago

Adam Schiff: ‘The facts support’ a possible Trump criminal charge

Adam Schiff does not sound like a Jan. 6 committee member who’s on the fence about whether to refer Donald Trump to federal prosecutors.
Rep. Adam Schiff, a D-Calif., during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on July 12, 2022.
Rep. Adam Schiff, a D-Calif., during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on July 12, 2022.

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