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14h ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 8.16.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
People help evacuate an elderly man from an area near the site of explosion at an ammunition storage of Russian army near the village of Mayskoye in Crimea on Tuesday.
People help evacuate an elderly man from an area near the site of explosion at an ammunition storage of Russian army near the village of Mayskoye in Crimea on Tuesday.
19h ago

On Medicare, Florida’s Rick Scott picks a fight he cannot win

Rick Scott apparently wants to have a "conversation" over which party wants to "cut" Medicare and Social Security. He may not like where the chat ends up.
Senate Returns To Work In Final Week Before Summer Recess
Senate Returns To Work In Final Week Before Summer Recess
19h ago

Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 8.16.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
GOP Senate candidate Blake Masters speaks to supporters during a campaign event on April 30 in Chandler, Ariz.
GOP Senate candidate Blake Masters speaks to supporters during a campaign event on April 30 in Chandler, Ariz.
20h ago

Jim Jordan points to secret sources in the FBI to bolster claims

The Ohio Republican claims to have secret sources inside the FBI who've confirmed Republican conspiracy theories. Some skepticism is in order.
Image: House Republicans Speak After Caucus Meeting
Image: House Republicans Speak After Caucus Meeting
21h ago

Among today’s races is the one Trump considers ‘the most important’

There are three key congressional contests in two states today, including the race Donald Trump described as the nation's "most important" of 2022.
Image: Liz Cheney with her father Dick Cheney at his house in McLean, Va., on May 12, 2021.
Image: Liz Cheney with her father Dick Cheney at his house in McLean, Va., on May 12, 2021.
22h ago

What Ron Johnson really ought to know about Mar-a-Lago security

Ron Johnson, who chaired the Senate Homeland Security Committee for six years, said Mar-a-Lago is “a pretty safe place” and “a secure location.” It’s not.
Sen. Ron Johnson at the Capitol on Aug. 4, 2022.
Sen. Ron Johnson at the Capitol on Aug. 4, 2022.
23h ago

Biden succeeds again on an issue where Trump tried and failed

It’s not just that Joe Biden has succeeded while Donald Trump failed, it’s also that Biden succeeded where Trump failed.
Image: Joe Biden
Image: Joe Biden
23h ago

What’s up (and what’s not) with the FBI taking Trump’s passports

The question isn't why the FBI took Donald Trump's passports; the question is why the former president tried to deceive the public about what happened.
President Trump Hosts A Listening Session With High School Students And Teachers On Gun Violence
President Trump Hosts A Listening Session With High School Students And Teachers On Gun Violence
2d ago

Monday’s Mini-Report, 8.15.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
A pedestrian walks past the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building, in Washington, D.C. on August 15.
A pedestrian walks past the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building, in Washington, D.C. on August 15.
2d ago

Giuliani at the center of a criminal investigation (yes, again)

Rudy Giuliani already had plenty of legal troubles. They're much worse now that he's the target of a criminal investigation in Georgia.
Image: Rudy Giuliani
Image: Rudy Giuliani
2d ago

Why a June meeting at Mar-a-Lago over missing docs matters

In June, a lawyer from Team Trump agreed in writing that classified materials had been returned from Mar-a-Lago. It now appears that wasn't true.
Image: Mar-a-Lago
Image: Mar-a-Lago

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