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23h ago

Friday’s Mini-Report, 9.30.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a ceremony formally annexing four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a ceremony formally annexing four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy on Friday.
1d ago

As Congress prevents a shutdown, Republicans balk for odd reasons

On the vote to prevent a shutdown, one House Republican helped negotiate the terms of the bill, but rejected it anyway for reasons she couldn’t explain.
The U.S. Capitol on June 28.
The U.S. Capitol on June 28.
1d ago

Why Team Trump is now talking up 200,000 pages of Mar-a-Lago docs

Did the FBI really retrieve 200,000 pages of docs from Mar-a-Lago, as Team Trump claims? Probably not, though we know why lawyers are pushing the figure.
Documents seized at Mar-a-Lago.
Documents seized at Mar-a-Lago.
1d ago

Midterm Elections Round-Up, 9.30.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Image:  Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., on Capitol Hill on May 3, 2022.
Image:  Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., on Capitol Hill on May 3, 2022.
1d ago

DeSantis is the latest in a long line of Republicans to do a 180 on disaster aid

As a congressman, Ron DeSantis rejected a key disaster relief package. As a governor, the Florida Republican has evolved in politically convenient ways.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to supporters at a campaign
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to supporters at a campaign
1d ago

After Dobbs ruling, trust in the Supreme Court reaches new lows

In 2021, public confidence in the U.S. Supreme Court deteriorated. In 2022, trust in the institution reached new lows.
Image: U.S. Supreme Court
Image: U.S. Supreme Court
1d ago

Judge Cannon isn’t quite done helping Trump in Mar-a-Lago case

With yet another pro-Trump ruling in the Mar-a-Lago case, Judge Aileen Cannon seemed wholly indifferent to her already damaged professional reputation.
Image: Donald Trump
Image: Donald Trump
1d ago

Ginni Thomas stuck to 'big lie' during Jan. 6 committee testimony

The good news is, Ginni Thomas finally agreed to Jan. 6 committee testimony. The bad news is, the right-wing activist isn't yet done with the 'big lie.'
Leading Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Event In National Harbor, Maryland
Leading Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Event In National Harbor, Maryland
1d ago

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago special master gambit seems to be backfiring

As one legal scholar put it, Team Trump's request for a special master in the Mar-a-Lago case "has the feel of a giant backfire."
Former President Donald Trump
Former President Donald Trump
1d ago

On ‘planted’ evidence, Team Trump faces put-up-or-shut-up test

For weeks, Donald Trump has suggested corrupt FBI agents might've "planted" evidence at Mar-a-Lago. A special master now wants his lawyers to prove it.
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.
2d ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 9.29.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Hurricane Ian Slams Into West Coast Of Florida
Hurricane Ian Slams Into West Coast Of Florida

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