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30m ago

Pence's former top aide cooperating with the Jan. 6 investigation

Mike Pence's former chief of staff has insights to share, not only into what happened on Jan. 6, but also into the machinations that preceded the attack.
Image: Marc SHort, House Republicans Hold Closed Conference Meeting On Immigration
Image: Marc SHort, House Republicans Hold Closed Conference Meeting On Immigration
1h ago

Senate Republicans change their minds, decide mean tweets matter

Pretending to be outraged, Republicans are rejecting White House nominees over mean tweets. Where were these concerns during the Trump era?
Image: Democrats Hold Press Conferences Pushing Back On Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Process
Image: Democrats Hold Press Conferences Pushing Back On Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Process
2h ago

Devin Nunes' resignation from Congress marks the end of an error

As he resigns from Congress, Devin Nunes' job will change, but his responsibilities may not be that different.
Image: Devin Nunes
Image: Devin Nunes
16h ago

Monday's Mini-Report, 12.6.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
18h ago

Team Trump lawyers plead the Fifth, but that doesn't stop revelations

Two Republican lawyers close to Trump are pleading the Fifth as part of the Jan. 6 investigation, but important revelations continue to come to the fore.
Jeff Clark, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Sept. 14, 2020.
Jeff Clark, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Sept. 14, 2020.
21h ago

Why the Electoral Count Act is suddenly generating so much attention

The Electoral Count Act of 1887 is badly in need of an overhaul. There are hints of bipartisan support for making that happen.
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22h ago

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.6.21

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

McCarthy is giving Boebert a pass, but Pelosi may not

Many Republicans are prepared to overlook those who slander a faith tradition. They're less inclined to give members a pass for creating a distraction.
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 27, 2021.
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 27, 2021.
1d ago

Why Georgia's Republican gubernatorial primary race matters

It's about Trump looking to replace a governor who wouldn't overturn an election, and finding someone who'll show greater indifference toward democracy.
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1d ago

GOP senator is 'perfectly comfortable' criminalizing abortion

Asked if he'd support criminalizing abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, one GOP senator said he's "perfectly comfortable" with the idea.
Image: Sen. Mike Braun, R-IN, speaks to reporters during an impeachment trial recess on Jan. 23, 2020.
Image: Sen. Mike Braun, R-IN, speaks to reporters during an impeachment trial recess on Jan. 23, 2020.
1d ago

Trump says a bit too much about James Comey's FBI firing (again)

Donald Trump seemed to volunteer to Fox News that the FBI was on his trail, so he fired the FBI director in order to save his own skin.
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Image: Donald Trump

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