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11h ago

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 1.18.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
19h ago

The RNC's odd case against the Commission on Presidential Debates

The Republican National Committee's case against the Commission on Presidential Debates needs some work.
Image: Donald Trump And Joe Biden Participate In Final Debate Before Presidential Election
Image: Donald Trump And Joe Biden Participate In Final Debate Before Presidential Election
19h ago

Why Netanyahu's prospective plea deal should matter in the U.S.

With some regularity, former presidents and prime ministers face criminal charges. Shouldn't the same thing be possible in the U.S.?
Image: Benjamin Netanyahu, ISRAEL-US-UAE-DIPLOMACY
Image: Benjamin Netanyahu, ISRAEL-US-UAE-DIPLOMACY
20h ago

States refer forged pro-Trump election docs to federal prosecutors

Two state attorneys general have asked federal prosecutors to investigate the scheme surrounding the Republicans' forged election documents.
Former President Donald Trump arrives at a Make America Great Again rally on November 2, 2020, in Kenosha, WI.
Former President Donald Trump arrives at a Make America Great Again rally on November 2, 2020, in Kenosha, WI.
1d ago

Monday's Mini-Report, 1.17.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

White House takes aim at one of Trump's most consequential mistakes

White House officials are eager to blame Donald Trump for the growing Iranian security threat. The facts are clearly on their side.
Image: A member of staff removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives of United States, Iran, China, Russia, Britain, Germany, France and the European Union
Image: A member of staff removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives of United States, Iran, China, Russia, Britain, Germany, France and the European Union
2d ago

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.17.22

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

Biden admin clears out another controversial Trump holdover

The Biden administration's efforts to remove Trump administration holdovers clearly aren't done quite yet.
Image: A rainbow appears over the White House as birds fly nearby following a storm in Washington
Image: A rainbow appears over the White House as birds fly nearby following a storm in Washington
2d ago

Texas AG Ken Paxton accused of breaking law (yes, again)

Just when it seemed things couldn't get worse for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, he's been accused of breaking yet another law.
Image: Ken Paxton
Image: Ken Paxton
2d ago

Virginia's Youngkin wastes no time in setting an unfortunate course

At his inauguration, Youngkin declared, "It's a new day in Virginia." That was true, though there are important differences between "new" and "better."
Gov. elect Glenn Youngkin
Gov. elect Glenn Youngkin
2d ago

Another GOP member of the Impeachment 10 heads for the exits

In theory, Republican Rep. John Katko has a compelling reason to run for re-election, but we know why he's retiring anyway.
Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference at the Capitol Hill Club on Dec., 1, 2021.
Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference at the Capitol Hill Club on Dec., 1, 2021.

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