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11h ago

Thursday's Mini-Report, 1.27.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
16h ago

Why Florida Dems walked out of Joseph Ladapo's confirmation hearing

Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo didn't seem too interested in answering Florida Democratic lawmakers' questions, so they left.
Image: Florida State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo at a press conference in Kissimmee on Sept. 22, 2021.
Image: Florida State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo at a press conference in Kissimmee on Sept. 22, 2021.
17h ago

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.27.22

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
18h ago

It's not an accident that ACA enrollments reached an all-time high

Celebrating the new ACA enrollment totals, President Joe Biden said, "This did not happen by accident." By any fair measure, he has a point.
Image: Obamacare Tax Subsidies Supreme Court
Image: Obamacare Tax Subsidies Supreme Court
18h ago

In Biden's first year, economic growth reached a 37-year high

Kevin McCarthy argued last year that Joe Biden's policies "have stalled our recovery," adding, "Bidenomics is bad for America." Yeah, about that...
Image: President Joe Biden leaves after speaking about the December jobs report on Jan. 7, 2022.
Image: President Joe Biden leaves after speaking about the December jobs report on Jan. 7, 2022.
20h ago

The right's book-banning campaign reaches a new level

The right's renewed book-banning campaign appears to be intensifying, even as many conservatives complain about "cancel culture."
Image: Woman at the library, she is searching books on the bookshelf.
Image: Woman at the library, she is searching books on the bookshelf.
20h ago

Rand Paul concocts a new FDA plot to 'punish' conservatives

As Rand Paul sees it, federal officials are deliberately limiting access to Covid treatments as part of a scheme to "punish" conservatives. That's insane.
Image: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the confirmation hearing for Vivek Murthy and Rachel Levine before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee Feb. 25, 2021 on Capitol Hill.
Image: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the confirmation hearing for Vivek Murthy and Rachel Levine before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee Feb. 25, 2021 on Capitol Hill.
21h ago

Following McConnell's example, Dems to move quickly on Biden's court pick

In October 2020, Republicans proved that it's possible to confirm a Supreme Court nominee in a month. Democrats are eager to adopt the GOP's model.
Image: Speaker Pelosi Announces Impeachment Managers, Signs And Transmits Articles To Senate For Trial
Image: Speaker Pelosi Announces Impeachment Managers, Signs And Transmits Articles To Senate For Trial
1d ago

Wednesday's Mini-Report, 1.26.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

What to expect from Manchin, Sinema on Biden's high court pick

Will President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee struggle in the Senate? Every relevant detail points in the opposite direction.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., leaves the Senate Chamber with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., on Nov. 3, 2021.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., leaves the Senate Chamber with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., on Nov. 3, 2021.
2d ago

Breyer appears to have taken Republicans' not-so-subtle advice on retirement

Justice Stephen Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court at the end of this term, creating a rare opportunity for President Joe Biden.
Image: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in 2010.
Image: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in 2010.

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