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GOP seeks a candidate that can end its exile in Virginia

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Few places in the country have moved as quickly toward Democrats as Virginia, where Barack Obama ended his party's 44-year presidential losing streak just...
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Bidenomics Really Is Something New

11 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Some of the changes are obvious: Compared with the economic strategies of former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Joe Biden is proposing more new spending and more new...
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Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are casting doubt on McCarthy's prospects for House speaker if the GOP wins the House in 2022

Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are casting doubt on McCarthy's prospects for House speaker if the GOP wins the House in 2022

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Lost in the Liz Cheney leadership brawl that's consumed House Republicans this week is an even bigger battle that politicos from Washington to Mar-a-Lago...
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Biden Isn't Holding Trump Accountable. Sheldon Whitehouse Is Very Concerned

2 days ago   |   The New Republic

The last time a Republican administration nearly ran the country into the ground, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse took to the floor of Congress with a warning. It was a month after...
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Texas Republicans want Biden to play the villain. They just need to make it stick

Texas Republicans want Biden to play the villain. They just need to make it stick

2 days ago   |   Politico

EL PASO, Texas - On Joe Biden's third day in office, he went through a rite of passage weathered by every modern president: He got sued. Texas - the nation's largest...
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Florida's Crist becomes first prominent Democrat to challenge DeSantis

Florida's Crist becomes first prominent Democrat to challenge DeSantis

3 days ago   |   Politico

TALLAHASSEE - Rep. Charlie Crist , the former Florida governor who wound up leaving the Republican Party amid the tea party backlash aimed at Barack Obama, became the first...
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Tucker Carlson calls Barack Obama a 'creepy old guy' and attacks him for urging Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Tucker Carlson calls Barack Obama a 'creepy old guy' and attacks him for urging Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday called former President Barack Obama "a creepy old guy" and attacked him and other public figures for promoting...
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The Biden Administration continues the White House's long history of personalizing everything, from pens to cookies to shovels

The Biden Administration continues the White House's long history of personalizing everything, from pens to cookies to shovels

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Leadership in Washington flips from red to blue every so often, but one thing always seems to remain the same: a dedication to personalization. Many of...
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Republicans took an ax to Obama's rules. Democrats are using a scalpel

Republicans took an ax to Obama's rules. Democrats are using a scalpel

5 days ago   |   Politico

Congressional Democrats have finally gotten over their reluctance to repeal one of former President Donald Trump's regulations - using a legislative tool that Republicans...
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Obama thanked Navy SEAL McRaven for overseeing the bin Laden raid by gifting him a tape measure

Obama thanked Navy SEAL McRaven for overseeing the bin Laden raid by gifting him a tape measure

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As president, Barack Obama thanked Adm. William McRaven, the Navy SEAL who oversaw the raid that took down Osama bin Laden, by giving the military leader...
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Ohio GOP Censures Rep. Anthony Gonzalez Over Trump Impeachment Vote

Ohio GOP Censures Rep. Anthony Gonzalez Over Trump Impeachment Vote

Gonzalez and nine other House Republicans voted to impeach Trump following the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters. Read more ...

Threats against members of Congress have increased 107% since 2020 and are...

Threats against members of Congress have increased 107% since 2020 and are expected to keep rising, US Capitol Police say

Summary List Placement The number of threats against members of Congress have increased 107% since last year, US Capitol Police said on Friday. "The number of threats made... Read more ...

California population drops for first time in state history

California population drops for first time in state history

SACRAMENTO - California's population declined in 2020 for the first time in the state's recorded history due to Covid-19 deaths, federal immigration restrictions and declining... Read more ...

Keisha Lance Bottoms exits Atlanta's mayoral race without ruling out...

Keisha Lance Bottoms exits Atlanta's mayoral race without ruling out political future

Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday morning that she would not seek a second term as Atlanta's mayor, citing the tumultuous last four years. Bottoms alerted staffers and allies of... Read more ...

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Nancy Messonnier, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who was the first U.S. official to warn of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic last year... Read more ...

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% in April, from 6% in March. Read more ...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces she won't run for a second term

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces she won't run for a second term

Summary List Placement Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced she won't seek a second term on Thursday night, a decision that sent political shockwaves through the... Read more ...

How Trump is hunting down the GOP's leading families

How Trump is hunting down the GOP's leading families

In the civil war between Donald Trump and the GOP's waning establishment, no Republican has crossed the former president and come out ahead. Yet as Rep. Liz Cheney's likely... Read more ...

Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are...

Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are casting doubt on McCarthy's prospects for House speaker if the GOP wins the House in 2022

Summary List Placement Lost in the Liz Cheney leadership brawl that's consumed House Republicans this week is an even bigger battle that politicos from Washington to Mar-a-Lago... Read more ...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

ATLANTA - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city's second... Read more ...