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4h ago

Housekeeping Note, 10.6.22

I’ll be away from my desk today, but I plan to return to a normal publishing schedule on Friday, October 7.
21h ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 10.5.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
An offshore drilling platform stands in shallow waters at the Manifa offshore oilfield, operated by Saudi Aramco, in Manifa, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 3, 2018.
An offshore drilling platform stands in shallow waters at the Manifa offshore oilfield, operated by Saudi Aramco, in Manifa, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 3, 2018.
23h ago

DeSantis pushes ‘national regime media’ theory following storm

After deadly Hurricane Ian, it seemed as if Ron DeSantis was prepared to stick to the high ground. Then he started talking about "national regime media."
Florida's Southern Gulf Coast Continues Clean Up Efforts In Wake Of Hurricane Ian
Florida's Southern Gulf Coast Continues Clean Up Efforts In Wake Of Hurricane Ian
1d ago

Why Trump told the National Archives, ‘I want my documents back!’

After trying to smear the FBI, Donald Trump has now launched an offensive against the National Archives. It's clearly not going well.
National Archives Building Feature
National Archives Building Feature
1d ago

Midterm Elections Round-Up, 10.5.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Sen. Mark Kelly
Sen. Mark Kelly
1d ago

Texas’ Ken Paxton receives more news he didn’t want to hear

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was already struggling with a variety of serious controversies when his troubles got noticeably worse.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton
1d ago

The misguided rationale behind Trump’s lawsuit against CNN

The problem is not just the fact that Donald Trump has filed another doomed lawsuit. The problem is also the motivation behind the litigation.
Donald Trump during the town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Miss. on October 9, 2016.
Donald Trump during the town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Miss. on October 9, 2016.
1d ago

Arizona’s Ward latest Republican to take the Fifth in Jan. 6 probe

Arizona’s Kelli Ward has an important perspective when it comes to the scheme to overturn the 2020 election, but she invoked the Fifth when deposed.
Image: Kelli Ward
Image: Kelli Ward
1d ago

On the Jan. 6 attack, Ron Johnson is surprisingly soft on crime

The more Ron Johnson downplays the seriousness of Jan. 6, the more he appears indifferent to one of the biggest violent crimes in modern American history.
Senate Homeland Security Committee Holds Hearing On Government's Interagency Response To Coronavirus
Senate Homeland Security Committee Holds Hearing On Government's Interagency Response To Coronavirus
1d ago

For Republicans, Herschel Walker’s candidacy is too big to fail

Why are Republican leaders rallying behind Herschel Walker despite his newest scandal? Because they care more about winning than their principles.
Herschel Walker speaks to supporters during an election night watch party, on May 24, 2022, in Atlanta.
Herschel Walker speaks to supporters during an election night watch party, on May 24, 2022, in Atlanta.
2d ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 10.4.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: Ukrainian soldiers prepare to fire a BM-21 multiple rocket launcher towards Russian positions in the Kharkiv region on Oct. 4, 2022.
Image: Ukrainian soldiers prepare to fire a BM-21 multiple rocket launcher towards Russian positions in the Kharkiv region on Oct. 4, 2022.

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