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Rep. Greene aggressively confronts Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, causing New York congresswoman to raise security concerns
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga.) followed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) off the House floor and accused her of supporting “terrorists and antifa.”
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Trump White House counsel Donald McGahn expected to answer House committee questions ‘as soon as possible’
McGahn will be asked whether Trump interfered with Mueller’s Russia investigation. House Democrats have been fighting for years to enforce a subpoena for his testimony.
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Biden meets with congressional leaders on a day of turmoil
Republicans punished a top figure Wednesday for insisting that Biden’s presidency is legitimate. Then GOP leaders went to the White House to discuss “common ground.”
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Israel-Hamas fighting poses test for Biden and exposes rifts among Democrats
Younger, liberal lawmakers criticize Israel’s tactics while U.S. officials urge calm.
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Kevin McCarthy lives in an idyllic universe where his party no longer questions the 2020 election results
The rest of us live in reality.
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Trump’s defense secretary suddenly backs off blaming him for Capitol riot
The comments are very difficult to square with what Christopher Miller said before.
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Deflect, minimize, deny: Unraveling the GOP Capitol riot spin
Rep. Liz Cheney’s ouster from GOP leadership shows how far we’ve come in the whitewashing of Jan. 6. These three video tell the story.
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The chain between Trump’s misinformation and violent anger remains unbroken
As his former acting defense secretary links Trump to the Jan. 6 riot, it's worth remembering that little has changed since.
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CDC advisers meet to recommend coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds
Pharmacies and large vaccination clinics that have the Pfizer vaccine are likely to be among the first places where adolescents can get the shots.
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Liz Cheney offered a defense of democracy. Jim Jordan dismissed it as ‘Democrat talking points.’
“Today, we face a threat America has never seen before,” Cheney said on the House floor.
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Live updates: Biden to host congressional leaders; House GOP poised to oust Cheney from leadership post
For the first time during his presidency, Biden is scheduled to sit down with the top Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate.
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Cheney set to be ousted from House GOP leadership for calling out Trump on false election claims
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is expected to be replaced by Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), a onetime moderate turned Trump loyalist.
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Elise Stefanik said she was one of the ‘most bipartisan’ members of Congress. Then she went all-in on Trump’s false election claims.
The New York congresswoman is poised to become No. 3 House GOP leader, replacing Liz Cheney, who voted to impeach Trump and denounced the “big lie” of a stolen election.
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Inside Liz Cheney’s plan to take on former president Donald Trump
The Wyoming Republican plans increased travel and media appearances, as other opponents of the former president organize to back anti-Trump candidates.
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Biden works to present calm contrast to GOP turmoil
As Republicans oust a top GOP leader for criticizing Trump, Biden seizes the moment to host a series of meetings at the White House for members of both parties on upcoming bills.
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Ron Johnson’s unscientific use of vaccine and death data
The senator makes provocative but scientifically unproven claims about the risks of getting a covid vaccine.
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Biden administration, House Democrats reach agreement in Donald McGahn subpoena lawsuit
The House is seeking McGahn’s testimony about Trump’s efforts to interfere with the Mueller investigation.
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‘You’re the monster that no one sees coming’: Former VA nursing aide sentenced to seven life terms for killing West Va. veterans with insulin
VA Inspector General Michael Missal concluded that cascading failures by the Louis A. Johnson Medical Center enabled Reta Mays to target patients for nearly a year without being detected.
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The Trailer: 2020, Continued: How post-Trump voting laws would have changed the last election
How new election rules would have changed the 2020 race, the Virginia GOP picks its 2021 ticket, and the policing debate spills over in New Mexico.
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Federal judge denies NRA attempt to declare bankruptcy in win for New York state attorney general
The decision in a federal court hearing to consider the group’s petition revealed details about mismanagement and excessive spending inside the influential gun lobby.
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The GOP’s efforts to blame Fauci for the coronavirus
The unsubstantiated theories about Fauci take things to another level.
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‘Biden is the president’ has become the GOP’s base-pleasing cop-out
Saying that Biden is president to sidestep the lack of evidence of fraud seems a lot more clever than it is.
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Grievance, rebellion and burnt bridges: Tracing Josh Hawley’s path to the insurrection
From newspaper columns as a teenager to his support for false claims of election fraud, the senator has staked out a populist path.
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