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Senate OKs Joe Biden's Huge Arms Deal For Saudi Arabia

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Lawmakers rejected a proposal 30-67 from Sens. Rand Paul, Bernie Sanders and Mike Lee to block the $650 million weapons transfer to the kingdom.
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Books, speeches, hats for sale: Post-presidency, the Trumps try to make...

The former president and his family have embarked on the same direct-to-consumer appeals that they used to use, except this time marketed to political supporters. Read more ...

The Smallness of Hanya Yanagihara's Maximalist Novel

The maximalist novel, switching in its long narrative journey between different time periods or genres-or sometimes both-has over the years become something of a genre in... Read more ...

Hunter S. Thompson and the Four Secrets to Gonzo Journalism's Success

Fifty years after the publication of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson's celebrity remains a durable fact. Yet there was nothing inevitable about his notoriety... Read more ...

The Big-Name Journalists Who Are Trying to “Both Sides” Covid

There is a movement afoot just as insidious as right-wingers refusing to wear masks and get vaccinated. It's progressives who are fully vaccinated but whose overcautious... Read more ...

Jan. 6 Committee Recap: The Walls Continue to Close in on Trump and the...

The biggest news this week on the insurrection front comes not from the January 6 select committee, but from the Justice Department. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco told... Read more ...

Voting rights advocates decry Steve Bellone veto of redistricting plan

Advocates said a Democratic redistricting plan that the Suffolk County executive vetoed would have created equitable boundaries for the county legislature's 18 districts. Read more ...

State Legislature to vote on new election district maps next week

Democrats control the process and the result could play a role in the national fight for control of Congress this fall. Read more ...

Relax, America: Willow, the White House Cat, Has Arrived

She interrupted a campaign speech. Jill Biden wanted to keep her. Read more ...

The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics

The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics

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5 fixes for the Patriots in 2022: No. 1 - Find faster, more athletic linebackers

The bulk of the Patriots' rebuild is over. Now, the hardest work begins. After making the postseason again, the Pats are working to grow from playoff team to title contender... Read more ...