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1m ago

Trump appointee at DOJ eyed scandalous Georgia election scheme

Trump appointee at the Justice Department wanted to send Georgia Republicans a plan to overturn election results. It didn't work - but it could have.
Justice Department Officials Announce Charges Against HSBC
Justice Department Officials Announce Charges Against HSBC
1h ago

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.4.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
2h ago

Republicans aren't quite done trying to cancel Ben & Jerry's

For all the complaints about "cancel culture," GOP officials seem awfully eager to "cancel" an ice-cream company that made a decision they disagree with.
Image: A refrigerator bearing the Ben & Jerry's logo is seen at a food store in the Jewish settlement of Efrat in the Israeli-occupied West Bank
Image: A refrigerator bearing the Ben & Jerry's logo is seen at a food store in the Jewish settlement of Efrat in the Israeli-occupied West Bank
2h ago

Senate GOP leader pretends Dems lack 'clear message' on vaccines

John Barrasso insists Democrats "have utterly failed to communicate a clear message to get the American people vaccinated." No, seriously, he said that.
Image: Senator John Barrasso, R-Wy., talks to reporters following the Senate Republicans weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol on June 15, 2021.
Image: Senator John Barrasso, R-Wy., talks to reporters following the Senate Republicans weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol on June 15, 2021.
4h ago

Why the Biden administration's new evictions moratorium matters

The political conditions didn't allow for a new evictions moratorium; give Cori Bush credit for changing the political conditions.
Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., center, joined by Congressional staffers and activists, protests the expiration of the eviction moratorium outside the Capitol on July 31, 2021.
Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., center, joined by Congressional staffers and activists, protests the expiration of the eviction moratorium outside the Capitol on July 31, 2021.
4h ago

Confronted with revelations, Cuomo runs out of Democratic friends

In March, Lindsey Graham encouraged Dems to "follow the Republican model" when dealing with the Cuomo scandal. Fortunately, Dems chose a better path.
Image: New York Governor Cuomo Holds Briefing In Manhattan
Image: New York Governor Cuomo Holds Briefing In Manhattan
5h ago

As Florida's COVID conditions worsen, DeSantis finds new scapegoat

Florida's COVID infections and hospitalizations are not a media creation; they're painfully real. The question is what DeSantis intends to do about it.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference at LifeScience Logistics on May 28, 2021 in Lakeland, Fla.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference at LifeScience Logistics on May 28, 2021 in Lakeland, Fla.
20h ago

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 8.3.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
1d ago

New York AG: Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women

Cuomo asked the state attorney general's office to examine the allegations against him. She did. The findings are brutal.
Image: FILES-US-POLITICS-ASSAULT-CUOMO
Image: FILES-US-POLITICS-ASSAULT-CUOMO
1d ago

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.3.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
1d ago

Will Congress prepare for the next pandemic, too?

Biden asked Congress to invest an additional $30 billion in pandemic-preparedness. Why isn't it in the infrastructure package?
Image: Mobile vaccination clinic hosted by Detroit Health Department in partnership with Detroit Public Schools Community District
Image: Mobile vaccination clinic hosted by Detroit Health Department in partnership with Detroit Public Schools Community District

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