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Friday’s Mini-Report, 7.1.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
A building hit by a missile strike in the Ukrainian town of Sergiyvka, near Odessa, killing at least 18 people and injuring 30 on Friday.
A building hit by a missile strike in the Ukrainian town of Sergiyvka, near Odessa, killing at least 18 people and injuring 30 on Friday.
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Secret Service sources reportedly bolster Hutchinson’s testimony

According to a Secret Service source, Donald Trump "tried to lunge over the seat" on Jan. 6. Efforts to discredit Cassidy Hutchinson just got tougher.
Donald Trump speaks to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House on January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
Donald Trump speaks to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House on January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
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Biden takes steps to make the Medal of Freedom great again

After Donald Trump tarnished the honor, Joe Biden is helping make the Medal of Freedom great again.
Simone Biles poses with the bronze medal during the Women's Balance Beam Final medal ceremony at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Aug. 3, 2021.
Simone Biles poses with the bronze medal during the Women's Balance Beam Final medal ceremony at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Aug. 3, 2021.
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What to do about a Supreme Court on a ‘reactionary rampage’

A radicalized Supreme Court majority is changing the nation. Congress has options to deal with such circumstances; what it needs is political will.
Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States
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Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 7.1.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
GOP Nevada Senate Candidate Adam Laxalt Holds Election Night Event
GOP Nevada Senate Candidate Adam Laxalt Holds Election Night Event
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Is Trump World paying for Jan. 6 committee witnesses’ lawyers?

There's plenty of evidence to consider, and the answer is more than just a political curiosity.
House Jan. 6 select committee hearing
House Jan. 6 select committee hearing
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DeSantis’ education initiative in Florida derided as ‘propaganda’

As one local educator put it, “There was this Christian nationalism philosophy that was just baked into everything that was there.”
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 17.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 17.
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Mississippi speaker: No abortions for 12-year-old incest victims

Asked whether a 12-year-old child molested by a family member should carry a pregnancy to term, Philip Gunn replied, “That is my personal belief.”
Image: Philip Gunn
Image: Philip Gunn
2d ago

Supreme Court to consider radical independent legislature theory

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a case about the so-called “independent state legislature” doctrine. For democracy, that's not good news.
Image: U.S. Supreme Court Releases Opinions
Image: U.S. Supreme Court Releases Opinions
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Mitch McConnell’s new hostage threat is brazen (even for him)

Mitch McConnell has been known to launch hostage strategies, but his threat to derail a bipartisan competitiveness bill is a doozy, even for him.
Image: Mitch McConnell
Image: Mitch McConnell
2d ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 6.30.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn-In As Newest Supreme Court Justice
Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn-In As Newest Supreme Court Justice

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