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3d ago

Thanksgiving 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from MaddowBlog. We’re grateful for your support and hope you enjoy the holiday.
Image: The Turkey float during the 1999 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Image: The Turkey float during the 1999 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
4d ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 11.23.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: A makeshift memorial outside of a Walmart where six people were fatally shot on Nov. 23, 2022.
Image: A makeshift memorial outside of a Walmart where six people were fatally shot on Nov. 23, 2022.
4d ago

DOJ reportedly seeks answers from Pence in Jan. 6 investigation

Pence was willing to ignore the Jan. 6 committee. Blowing off the Justice Department, which has some questions for him, would be something else entirely.
Image: Former Vice President Mike Pence looking down.
Image: Former Vice President Mike Pence looking down.
4d ago

GOP makes unnecessary promise about prayer, Pledge of Allegiance

“Next year," Kevin McCarthy vowed, "Republicans will start every day of Congress with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance." But Congress already does this.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on the House floor in the US Capitol in Washington, DC on November 19, 2021.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on the House floor in the US Capitol in Washington, DC on November 19, 2021.
4d ago

Midterm Elections Round-Up, 11.23.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Senate Lawmakers Address The Media After Their Weekly Policy Luncheons
Senate Lawmakers Address The Media After Their Weekly Policy Luncheons
4d ago

Even now, Herschel Walker can’t quite shake residency questions

Georgia's Herschel Walker is reportedly getting a tax break in Texas on his Dallas-area home that’s intended “only for a primary residence.”
Georgia GOP Senate Candidate Herschel Walker Holds Rally Day Before Primary Election
Georgia GOP Senate Candidate Herschel Walker Holds Rally Day Before Primary Election
4d ago

Why impeaching DHS’ Mayorkas is back on the table for the GOP

Exactly five weeks ago today, Kevin McCarthy said no one in the Biden administration deserves to be impeached. So why is he saying something different now?
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas
4d ago

Why Donald Trump had such a terrible day in the courts

For the former president, a setback at the Supreme Court was a problem. A court hearing in the Mar-a-Lago scandal, however, was even more alarming.
Image: Then-President Donald Trump in Washington in 2017.
Image: Then-President Donald Trump in Washington in 2017.
4d ago

Kevin McCarthy confronts growing opposition from Republican ranks

Kevin McCarthy’s odds of becoming House Speaker “seem to be dropping every day.” The question is what he intends to do about it.
Image: Kevin McCarthy
Image: Kevin McCarthy
5d ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 11.22.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: President Joe Biden in Glasgow in 2021.
Image: President Joe Biden in Glasgow in 2021.
5d ago

Supreme Court clears way for Dems to finally get Trump’s tax docs

Donald Trump hoped the Supreme Court would help him keep his tax returns hidden from congressional Democrats. That’s not what happened.
Image: The United States Supreme Court building
Image: The United States Supreme Court building

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