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Thursday’s Mini-Report, 12.8.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Brittney Griner during a game against the Indiana Fever at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Sept. 6, 2021 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Brittney Griner during a game against the Indiana Fever at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Sept. 6, 2021 in Indianapolis, Ind.
8h ago

Respect for Marriage Act overcomes GOP opposition, passes House

House Republicans knew the compromise version of the Respect for Marriage Act was going to pass. Most of them voted against it anyway.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces final passage of the bill with protections for same-sex marriages on the House Floor today.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces final passage of the bill with protections for same-sex marriages on the House Floor today.
9h ago

Thursday’s Campaign Round-Up, 12.8.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
10h ago

Adam Schiff: ‘The facts support’ a possible Trump criminal charge

Adam Schiff does not sound like a Jan. 6 committee member who’s on the fence about whether to refer Donald Trump to federal prosecutors.
Rep. Adam Schiff, a D-Calif., during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on July 12, 2022.
Rep. Adam Schiff, a D-Calif., during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on July 12, 2022.
10h ago

McCarthy tries to revive interest in a faux controversy from 2013

Nearly a full decade later, Kevin McCarthy thinks he can still exploit a discredited IRS "scandal" to advance his ambitions. That's quite pitiful.
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy talks to the media at DMI Companies in Monongahela, Pa. on Sept. 23.
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy talks to the media at DMI Companies in Monongahela, Pa. on Sept. 23.
12h ago

Republicans discover that mail-in voting isn’t so bad after all

Donald Trump continues to condemn mail-in voting. Republicans and their partners are starting to realize they need to embrace it anyway.
Image: Americans Head To The Polls To Vote In The 2022 Midterm Elections
Image: Americans Head To The Polls To Vote In The 2022 Midterm Elections
12h ago

Why some Republicans have created a Senate ‘Breakfast Club’

In the midterms' wake, some Senate Republicans have decided that the smart move is to be more partisan, more confrontational, and more reactionary.
Rand Paul, left, and Ted Cruz before the start of the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol
Rand Paul, left, and Ted Cruz before the start of the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol
13h ago

Gosar (briefly) backs Trump on ‘terminating’ constitutional law

The amazing thing isn’t that Paul Gosar endorsed Donald Trump's legal radicalism; the amazing thing is that his party couldn’t care less.
Image: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., outside of the Capitol on April 18, 2018.
Image: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., outside of the Capitol on April 18, 2018.
1d ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 12.7.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
An suspect, second right, is escorted from a police helicopter by police officers after the arrival in Karlsruhe, Germany today.
An suspect, second right, is escorted from a police helicopter by police officers after the arrival in Karlsruhe, Germany today.
1d ago

Trump's classified materials scandal appears to get worse

Evidently, Donald Trump took so many materials marked classified that, in a rather literal sense, he struggled to keep track of them all.
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1d ago

In historical terms, Biden’s first midterms were a clear success

Joe Biden’s Democratic Party, in quantifiable terms, had the best midterm cycle of any Democratic president in generations.
President Joe Biden in Phoenix, Ariz. on Dec. 6.
President Joe Biden in Phoenix, Ariz. on Dec. 6.

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