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16h ago

Why the head of Wisconsin's sham audit is facing resignation calls

Wisconsin's election audit — which the public is supposed to see as impartial — is being led by two conspiracy theorists who worked for Trump.
Image: 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wisconsin
Image: 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wisconsin
17h ago

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.15.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
18h ago

Jim Jordan's Christmas-themed attack against Biden makes no sense

A new talking point is taking shape: If you're not satisfied with your holiday season experiences as a consumer, we're apparently supposed to blame Biden.
Joe Biden
Joe Biden
18h ago

Why Ted Cruz's pitch to Spain's far-right political party matters

Sen. Ted Cruz's pitch to Spain's far-right political party is emblematic of a larger shift in Republican politics.
Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are seen in the senate subway during a vote in the Capitol on June 10, 2021.
Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are seen in the senate subway during a vote in the Capitol on June 10, 2021.
20h ago

The case that's finally going to force Trump into a deposition

So what's the case that will force Trump to participate in his first deposition since before his White House tenure? An overlooked controversy from 2015.
Image:  Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York City
Image:  Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York City
21h ago

Struggling with tech basics, GOP governor targets journalists

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's administration is accusing a reporter of being a "hacker" — because the governor is confused about what "hacking" is.
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Image: Mike Parson

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21h ago

Bannon faces prospect of criminal contempt citation from Congress

For Steve Bannon's detractors, the prospect of a criminal contempt citation may seem encouraging, but this process won't be easy.
Image: Steve Bannon listens as President Donald Trump speaks to the media
Image: Steve Bannon listens as President Donald Trump speaks to the media
1d ago

Thursday's Mini-Report, 10.14.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

As Georgia finds no evidence of fraudulent ballots, judge tosses case

First, Georgia investigators failed to find any evidence of fraudulent ballots. Second, a judge tossed pro-Trump conspiracy theorists' lawsuit.
Fulton County Georgia elections workers process absentee ballots for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta on Jan. 5, 2021.
Fulton County Georgia elections workers process absentee ballots for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta on Jan. 5, 2021.
2d ago

As Schumer readies vote, does the Freedom to Vote Act have a chance?

The question isn't whether the Senate Democrats' Freedom to Vote Act is good. The question is whether this good bill can pass the Senate next week.
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2d ago

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.14.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
2d ago

The GOP's message sharpens as Virginia's gubernatorial election nears

The latest event for Virginia's GOP ticket started with a pledge of allegiance to a flag from Jan. 6. It did not improve from there.
Image: Glenn Youngkin
Image: Glenn Youngkin
2d ago

Layoff totals improve to pandemic-era low as economy improves

The last time layoff totals were this low, the pandemic hadn't even started in earnest. The numbers are starting to look ... normal.
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2d ago

GOP Senate hopeful cancels event following swastika controversy

Herschel Walker yesterday canceled a fundraiser with a supporter who used a rendering of a swastika as her Twitter profile image.
Herschel Walker speaks during the pregame show ahead of the SEC Championship Game between the UGA Bulldogs and the LSU Tigers on Dec. 7, 2019 in Atlanta.
Herschel Walker speaks during the pregame show ahead of the SEC Championship Game between the UGA Bulldogs and the LSU Tigers on Dec. 7, 2019 in Atlanta.
2d ago

With new subpoena, investigation into Jan. 6 attack intensifies

A former Justice Department lawyer allegedly tried to help Trump hold power after his defeat. It's why the Jan. 6 select committee just subpoenaed him.
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Image: Capitol riot
2d ago

Democrats finally have reason to celebrate one of Trump's threats

The fact that American voters rejected Trump is not a problem his party can "solve" a year after the fact.
Image: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses a Trump for President campaign rally in Macon, Ga.
Image: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses a Trump for President campaign rally in Macon, Ga.
2d ago

Wednesday's Mini-Report, 10.13.21

Today's edition of quick hits.