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9h ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 1.26.23

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Tyre Nichols Family Holds Press Conference
Tyre Nichols Family Holds Press Conference
14h ago

U.S. economy continues to grow and beat expectations

“This economy is resilient,” one economist explained. “And the White House can reasonably take some credit here and run a nice big victory lap."
Shoppers in the SoHo neighborhood of New York on Jan. 21.
Shoppers in the SoHo neighborhood of New York on Jan. 21.
15h ago

Thursday’s Campaign Round-Up, 1.26.23

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Rep. Adam Schiff speaks during a January 6th committee hearing
Rep. Adam Schiff speaks during a January 6th committee hearing
15h ago

Rick Scott’s line on taxes manages to become even less coherent

Rick Scott apparently believes a key to balancing the budget is more tax breaks. He doesn't appear to be kidding.
Image: Rick Scott
Image: Rick Scott
16h ago

As pressure mounts, Trump clearly has Georgia on his mind

Why is an agitated Donald Trump pushing so many lies about Georgia's 2020 election? Because the Republican seems genuinely afraid of a possible indictment.
Former President Donald Trump speaks to the media during an election night event at Mar-a-Lago on November 8, 2022 in Palm Beach, Fla.
Former President Donald Trump speaks to the media during an election night event at Mar-a-Lago on November 8, 2022 in Palm Beach, Fla.
18h ago

Before it’s too late, GOP to teach members what the debt ceiling is

After the 2010 midterms, GOP leaders had to teach their confused members what the debt ceiling was. After the 2022 midterms, it’s happening again.
McCarthy's Fight To Become Speaker Drags Into Fourth Day
McCarthy's Fight To Become Speaker Drags Into Fourth Day
18h ago

The ACA sets its most impressive record to date

As ACA enrollments reach an all-time high, it’s important to remember that these victories aren’t accidental: They’re the result of competent governing.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court
19h ago

Trump took another racist jab at Elaine Chao. She hit back.

Donald Trump has repeatedly used racism to taunt his former cabinet secretary, Elaine Chao. She's tired of it. Will other Republicans side with her or not?
Department Of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Testifies Before Senate Commerce Committee
Department Of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Testifies Before Senate Commerce Committee
1d ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 1.25.23

Today’s edition of quick hits.
M1A2 Abrams battle tanks of the US army that will be used for military exercises by the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, is unloaded at the Baltic Container Terminal in Gdynia on December 3, 2022.
M1A2 Abrams battle tanks of the US army that will be used for military exercises by the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, is unloaded at the Baltic Container Terminal in Gdynia on December 3, 2022.
2d ago

Why the Republican line on debt ceiling negotiations doesn’t work

One of Congress' more pragmatic Republicans believes Biden is obligated to engage in debt ceiling negotiations. That way madness lies.
Rep. Don Bacon speaks to reporters on his way to a closed-door GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on January 10 in Washington, DC.
Rep. Don Bacon speaks to reporters on his way to a closed-door GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on January 10 in Washington, DC.
2d ago

Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 1.25.23

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Rep. Ruben Gallego questions witnesses during a hearing about the recent rise in antisemitism and its threat to democracy on Capitol Hill on December 13, 2022 in Washington, DC.
Rep. Ruben Gallego questions witnesses during a hearing about the recent rise in antisemitism and its threat to democracy on Capitol Hill on December 13, 2022 in Washington, DC.

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