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GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Transphobic Taunt Slammed On Twitter

Twitter users said they reported the lawmaker's post about the first U.S. transgender four-star officer as harassment.
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Analysis: How the GOP gave up on democracy

George Washington's nightmare is coming true.
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Analysis: Bannon case and stalled voting rights bill show how GOP has given up on democracy

George Washington's nightmare is coming true.
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Bannon case and stalled voting rights bill show how GOP has given up on democracy

One of America's great parties -- the GOP -- is putting the amassing of power and the need to protect and impress a leader with autocratic ambitions above basic democratic fundamentals.
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Republicans Turn Judicial Nominee’s Hearing Into Transphobic Spectacle

GOP senators took turns making offensive and false claims about a Virginia sexual assault case.
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These GOP candidates have a strategist afraid for the party's future

Conspiracy-spreading candidates are running for elected office in Arizona. Kari Lake, a former TV news host who is spreading Trump's false election conspiracies, is running to be Arizona's next governor.
Tags: News, Gop, Arizona, Stories, Trump, Arizona Kari Lake


January 6 investigation: Republican leadership instructs members to vote 'no' on criminal contempt charge for Steve Bannon

US President Donald Trump congratulates Senior Counselor to the President Stephen Bannon during the swearing in of senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 22, 2017. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Steve Bannon is refusing to comply with the investigation into the January 6 insurrection. A day before the riot, he predicted that "all hell will break loose." Donald Trump sued to prevent documents from his White House being shared with the committee. Repu...
Tags: Politics, Law, Congress, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wyoming, Washington Dc, House, House Of Representatives, Louisiana, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump


Indicted congressman pleads not guilty to federal charges

GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, who was recently indicted for concealing information and lying to the FBI regarding an investigation into illegal campaign contributions, has officially resigned from his committee assignments.
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GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry pleads not guilty to federal charges and steps down from committee assignments

GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, who was recently indicted for allegedly concealing information and lying to the FBI regarding an investigation into illegal campaign contributions, pleaded not guilty Wednesday during an arraignment.
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This Republican wants to start 'GOP 2.0' -- without Donald Trump

Something very interesting happened in New Hampshire this week that you might have missed: The Georgia Republican lieutenant governor made a trip to the state touting his plan to re-birth a post-Trump GOP.
Tags: Georgia, Cnn, Gop, New Hampshire, Donald Trump


Steve Bannon: Republicans to oppose vote on contempt against Trump’s ex-aide

GOP leaders are urging their members to vote against a contempt resolution against the ex-Trump aide, but Democrats’ majority means it...
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Kyrsten Sinema is torpedoing Democrats' plans to roll back the Trump tax law, forcing a last-ditch scramble for alternatives

Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. via Getty Images Sinema's opposition to rolling back swaths of the Trump tax law is prompting a scramble for alternatives among Democrats. Other options include stepping up IRS enforcement and tightening international tax rules. Democrats have little room for error and its unclear which tax proposals could get Sinema's support. Opposition from Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona to lifting tax rates on individuals and lar...
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Indicted congressman steps down from committee assignments

GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, who was recently indicted for concealing information and lying to the FBI regarding an investigation into illegal campaign contributions, has officially resigned from his committee assignments.
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GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry steps down from committee assignments following indictment

GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, who was recently indicted for concealing information and lying to the FBI regarding an investigation into illegal campaign contributions, has officially resigned from his committee assignments.
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Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin mocks GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz over January 6 rant: 'Blah, blah, blah'

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during the House Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington Olivier Douliery/Pool via AP Jamie Raskin ridiculed Matt Gaetz as he ranted against the probe into the January 6 insurrection. "Blah, blah, blah," Raskin said as Gaetz downplayed the significance of the deadly Capitol riot. Gaetz was testifying in opposition to holding Steve Bannon in contempt f...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Maryland, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Capitol Hill, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Rep. Jim Jordan says he doesn't know how many times he spoke with Trump on January 6

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH). Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Rep. Jim Jordan says he doesn't know how many times he spoke with Trump on January 6. "I don't recall the number of times. But it's not about me," he told a House panel on Wednesday. Jordan could become a material witness in the House select committee's investigation of January 6. Rep. Jim Jordan on Wednesday says he doesn't know how many conversations he had with former President Donald Trump on January 6."Of course ...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, White House, Politico, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Ohio, Fox News, Jordan, Donald Trump, Cheney, Committee


Trump is barred from Facebook and Twitter, but experts say he 'absolutely' wouldn't need them to run for president again

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Trump remains barred from Twitter permanently and from Facebook until at least January 2023. Even if he never regains access, experts say he won't need the platforms to win the presidency. There's been growing speculation that the former president will run for office in the next election. Former President Donald Trump remains barred from Twitter and Facebook. Those megaphones were useful for him during his presidency, but he won't have them ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, News, Trends, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Ferguson, Donald Trump, Trump, SCHMIDT, University of Northern Iowa, Steve Schmidt, Jesse Ferguson, Tech Insider, Katie Canales


Trump is banned from Facebook and Twitter, but experts say he 'absolutely' wouldn't need them to run for president again

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Trump remains banned from Twitter permanently and from Facebook until at least January 2023. Even if he never regains access, experts say he won't need the platforms to win the presidency. There's been growing speculation that the former President will run for office in the next election. Former President Donald Trump remains banned from Twitter and Facebook. Those megaphones were useful for him during his presidency, but he won't have them ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, News, Trends, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Ferguson, Donald Trump, Trump, SCHMIDT, University of Northern Iowa, Steve Schmidt, Jesse Ferguson, Tech Insider, Lincoln Project


Illinois Dems Face Criticism, Not Just From GOP, on New Maps

Illinois Democrats are getting pushback on new congressional district boundaries they proposed last week — and not just from Republicans who stand to lose U.S. House seats under the plan.
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Democrats failing to pass the latest voting rights bill will be a 'make-or-break moment' for filibuster reform, according to progressive activists

Virginia Shadron, of Atlanta, holds an anti-filibuster sign with the face of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of R-Ky., on it, during a rally in support of voting rights, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Senate Republicans are poised to block a major voting rights bill for the 2nd time this year. Progressive activists are hoping it'll be a make-or-break moment for filibuster reform. "Democrats can have the filibuster, or they defe...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, Maine, Arizona, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill


"The initial version of the Democrats’ proposal would have required financial institutions to provide the IRS with two new figures every year..."

"... the total inflows and outflows for any bank account with more than $600 in annual deposits or withdrawals, 'with a breakdown for physical cash, transactions with a foreign account, and transfers to and from another account with the same owner.' The requirement would apply to all business and personal accounts at financial institutions. After Republicans raised concerns that the $600 minimum would sweep up almost all Americans, Democrats raised the proposed threshold to $10,000.... Republica...
Tags: Taxes, Privacy, Law, Gop, Biden, Irs, Kennedy, Salvador Rizzo, Crapo, Ann Althouse, WaPo Fact Checker, Biden's Congress


Fiona Hill says Trump 'could win again' in 2024 and continues to stage a 'slow-moving coup' after January 6

Fiona Hill, former top Russia advisor to the White House, provides testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Washington, DC on November 21, 2019. Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fiona Hill said in a new interview with The Hill that Trump could win in 2024 if he decides to run. Hill also claimed that Trump continues to stage a "slow-moving coup." "We're in for a wild ride. We're already in it," the former top Russia expert told The Hill. Fiona H...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, White House, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Gop, Washington Dc, House, National Security Council


McConnell made it clear he believes Trump's focus on 2020 is detrimental to the GOP's chances in 2022

Mitch McConnell's entire being is -- and always has been -- focused on winning elections. Every move he makes and every thing he says is part of a broader effort to ensure that his side winds up with more seats -- and therefore more control -- than the other guys.
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GOP expected to filibuster Senate election bill that would boost mail-in voting, mandate auto-registration

The Senate is expected to hold a procedural vote Wednesday afternoon to end a filibuster on an election bill that would impose national...
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House Representative Jeff Fortenberry charged with lying to the FBI

The 2016 election campaign for Jeff Fortenberry, a GOP lawmaker, received a questionable donation. An aide apparently warned him: "hey, Jeff, that donation looks questionable". The FBI had, of course, already spoken to the aide when it asked Fortenberry "hey, Jeff, anyone talk to you about that questionable donation?" — Read the rest
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GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert Slammed As ‘Hateful Bigot’ For Tweet About Transgender Official

The conspiracy-endorsing Republican drew fierce criticism for her "woke medicine" post about Dr. Rachel Levine.
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10 Things in Politics: The real reason behind America's supply crunch

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:America is running out of everything because Americans are buying so much stuffBiden is ready to slash his massive $3.5 trillion economic plan With Phil Rosen. Container ships at the congested Port of Los Angeles. Mike Blake/Reuters 1. THE EC...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Washington Post, White House, US, America, Trends, Fbi, Gop, House, Port Of Los Angeles, Nebraska, Associated Press, Vietnam, Federal Reserve


GOP Rep Explains Why Republicans ‘Go Limp’ On Donald Trump

Rep. Adam Kinzinger described the fear that keeps other Republicans in Congress silent about the former president.
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