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10h ago

Wednesday's Mini-Report, 12.1.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
11h ago

Supreme Court conservatives suggest Roe's days are numbered

Is the Supreme Court prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade? Republican-appointed justices seem ready to answer in ways reproductive rights advocates won't like.
Image: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, John Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, Brett Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett at the Supreme Court on April 23, 2021.
Image: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, John Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, Brett Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett at the Supreme Court on April 23, 2021.
14h ago

Why the date of Trump's first positive Covid test matters

Trump didn't just fail to deal responsibly with the national public health crisis, he also failed to deal responsibly with his own personal health crisis.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, left, watches as President Donald Trump walks off Marine One while toward Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Oct. 2, 2020.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, left, watches as President Donald Trump walks off Marine One while toward Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Oct. 2, 2020.
15h ago

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.1.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
16h ago

The misguided reason some Republicans want a government shutdown

Would congressional Republicans shut down the government to derail vaccine requirements during a pandemic? For some in the GOP, the answer is yes.
Image: Rep. Chip Roy
Image: Rep. Chip Roy
16h ago

Sidney Powell's group reportedly facing criminal investigation

After a difficult year of defeats, Team Trump's Sidney Powell has a new problem: Her non-profit is reportedly facing a federal criminal investigation.
Image: FILE PHOTO: Powell participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
Image: FILE PHOTO: Powell participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
18h ago

McCarthy tries (and fails) to resolve the GOP's newest feud

We're not just seeing House Republicans go after one another, we're also seeing evidence of Kevin McCarthy being too weak to do anything about it.
Image: Kevin McCarthy
Image: Kevin McCarthy
18h ago

The Supreme Court takes up the future of U.S. reproductive rights

For nearly a half-century, Roe v. Wade has been a pillar of American politics. The Supreme Court now has an opportunity to knock that pillar down.
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19h ago

Why Mark Meadows' cooperation with the Jan. 6 investigation matters

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows initially refused to cooperate with the Jan. 6 investigation. The fact that he's changed his mind matters.
Image: House Democrats To Vote On Post Office Bill In Break From Summer Recess
Image: House Democrats To Vote On Post Office Bill In Break From Summer Recess
1d ago

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 11.30.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

The election debate Trump doesn't realize he's already lost

We've already had the debate over Donald Trump's anti-election conspiracy theories. He doesn't seem to realize he lost.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on June 26, 2021, in Wellington, Ohio.
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on June 26, 2021, in Wellington, Ohio.

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