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42m ago

Trump Organization reportedly facing new criminal inquiry

As if Donald Trump's lawyers weren't already busy, a Trump Organization property is reportedly facing an ongoing criminal inquiry.
Image: A putting green at the Trump National Golf Club Westcheser in New York in 2016
Image: A putting green at the Trump National Golf Club Westcheser in New York in 2016
1h ago

Why Congress' contempt proceedings against Steve Bannon matter

As contempt proceedings against Steve Bannon move forward, the Jan. 6 committee is generating new and previously unreported details about the attack.
Political strategist Steve Bannon gestures during a speech during an election rally in Richmond, Va., on Oct. 13, 2021.
Political strategist Steve Bannon gestures during a speech during an election rally in Richmond, Va., on Oct. 13, 2021.
2h ago

Republican congressman faces multiple federal criminal charges

Unlike the last two members of Congress charged by the Justice Department, Nebraska's Jeff Fortenberry probably won't get a presidential pardon.
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., on Capitol Hill on March 27, 2019, in Washington.
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., on Capitol Hill on March 27, 2019, in Washington.
17h ago

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 10.19.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
18h ago

Trump admonishes Colin Powell the day after his death

In the wake of Colin Powell's passing, all Donald Trump had to do was nothing. That proved too difficult for the former president.
Secretary of State Colin Powell looks on as President Bush addresses State Department employees on Feb. 15, 2001.
Secretary of State Colin Powell looks on as President Bush addresses State Department employees on Feb. 15, 2001.
21h ago

Republican congressman expects to be charged with lying to the FBI

It's not every day when a member of Congress gets indicted, so when a lawmaker says he's expecting to be charged, it's bound to get some attention.
Image: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., at the Capitol in 2012.
Image: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., at the Capitol in 2012.
22h ago

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.19.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
23h ago

In civil suit, Trump testifies under oath for more than four hours

Trump participated in his first deposition in several years, and he "conducted himself in a manner that you would expect Mr. Trump to conduct himself."
Image: Trump Tower
Image: Trump Tower
23h ago

The United States' global standing rebounds under Biden

Trump insisted that he'd restored the United States' global standing, and Biden would undo the progress. New evidence shows all of this was backwards.
President Joe Biden and other NATO heads of the states and governments pose for a family photo during the NATO summit at the Alliance's headquarters, in Brussels, on June 14, 2021.
President Joe Biden and other NATO heads of the states and governments pose for a family photo during the NATO summit at the Alliance's headquarters, in Brussels, on June 14, 2021.
1d ago

The 'alarming' detail Marjorie Taylor Greene found in a poll

Georgia's 2022 contests will be competitive. Republicans can't afford for even a small percentage of voters to stay home because of conspiracy theories.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., speaks outside the Capitol after visiting the Holocaust Museum on June 14, 2021.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., speaks outside the Capitol after visiting the Holocaust Museum on June 14, 2021.
1d ago

Matt Gaetz's former 'wingman' gets more time to help prosecutors

Joel Greenberg's lawyer told reporters in the spring, "I am sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today." That discomfort isn't going away.
Image: Matt Gaetz
Image: Matt Gaetz

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