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2d ago

Friday’s Mini-Report, 12.2.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
President Biden Signs Resolution To Avert Nationwide Rail Strike
President Biden Signs Resolution To Avert Nationwide Rail Strike
2d ago

GOP rhetoric about border seizures takes another self-defeating turn

It’s as if the political world is overdue for a conversation about the meaning of the word “seized.”
HEALTH-US-DRUGS-FENTANYL-CHINA-MEXICO
HEALTH-US-DRUGS-FENTANYL-CHINA-MEXICO
2d ago

Midterm Elections Round-Up, 12.2.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Former President Barack Obama, and Sen. Raphael Warnock at a rally yesterday in Atlanta.
Former President Barack Obama, and Sen. Raphael Warnock at a rally yesterday in Atlanta.
2d ago

Nearing Election Day, Herschel Walker seems scared of reporters

It's reached the point at which Herschel Walker's staff won't let independent journalists within 20 feet of the Republican Senate candidate.
Senators Scott And Cotton Join Republican Senatorial Candidate Herschel Walker On The Campaign Trail In Georgia
Senators Scott And Cotton Join Republican Senatorial Candidate Herschel Walker On The Campaign Trail In Georgia
2d ago

Two months later, the House GOP deletes its most notorious tweet

Republicans seemed eager to gamble on Kanye West. As the entertainer known as Ye defends Nazis, that's failed spectacularly.
Rapper Ye speaks during a meeting with former President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington D.C. on Oct. 11, 2018.
Rapper Ye speaks during a meeting with former President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington D.C. on Oct. 11, 2018.
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On Jan. 6, Kevin McCarthy eager to investigate the investigation

Republicans have embraced the “investigate the investigation” tactic as a go-to move, intended to discredit probes they consider politically inconvenient.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy
2d ago

New job totals beat expectations as U.S. hot streak continues

The economy has so far created 4.3 million jobs this year, which is an extraordinary total, and which would've been tough to predict early last year.
Help wanted sign is displayed in Deerfield, Ill., on Sept. 21, 2022.
Help wanted sign is displayed in Deerfield, Ill., on Sept. 21, 2022.
2d ago

Why Trump’s latest loss in the Mar-a-Lago case is so important

In the Mar-a-Lago scandal, a federal appeals court ruling is a huge problem for Trump. His own rhetoric makes the problem worse.
Image: Mar-A-Lago Club
Image: Mar-A-Lago Club
3d ago

Housekeeping Note, 12.1.22

I’ll be away from my desk today, but I plan to return to a normal publishing schedule on Friday, Dec. 2. 
4d ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 11.30.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
National Rail Strike Looms As Union Reject Latest Contract Offer
National Rail Strike Looms As Union Reject Latest Contract Offer
4d ago

Dems take a keen interest in another alleged Supreme Court breach

A religious right insider claims he knew the outcome of the Hobby Lobby case before it was announced. Democrats are deeply interested in the allegations.
Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States

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