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 2021-02-22 18:15 

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Republican Senators Are Suddenly Very Concerned About DOJ Being Politicized...

A number of Republican senators who blithely supported former Attorney General Bill Barr using his post to act as former......

 2021-02-22 16:03 

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Key Alleged Capitol Attacker Claims She Was Doing VIP Security On Day Of Breach...

A members of the Oath Keepers militia and a key alleged conspirator in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol......

 2021-02-22 15:58 

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Fauci: US Has 'Done Worse Than Most' As Country Nears 500,000 COVID Deaths...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden's chief medical adviser, on Monday said the U.S. has done "worse than most" other countries......

 2021-02-22 15:49 

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South Dakota AG Faces Potential Impeachment After Dodging Felony Charges In Fatal Crash...

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg (R), having been handed misdemeanor charges last week for fatally hitting a pedestrian with......

 2021-02-22 15:24 

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Trump Must Cough Up Tax Returns After SCOTUS Refuses To Hear His Appeal...

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea from former President Trump to block New York state prosecutors from accessing......

 2021-02-22 14:39 

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Merrick Garland Hearing Underway...

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 2021-02-22 14:35 

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Garland Finally Gets His Confirmation Hearing To Be Biden's Attorney General...

After Republicans boxed him out of a Supreme Court seat and helped delay his current confirmation hearing, Merrick Garland is......

 2021-02-22 14:18 

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Judge Who Temporarily Blocked Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Slammed With Death Threats...

U.S. District Judge James Robart was hit with so many credible death threats after temporarily blocking ex-President Donald Trump's "Muslim......

 2021-02-22 13:31 

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Collins Opposes Tanden Nom. In Sudden Concern Over 'Temperament' And 'Transparency'...

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) announced on Monday morning that she won't be providing the one Republican vote President Joe Biden......

 2021-02-22 12:42 

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Biden To Hold Candle Lighting Ceremony At WH As US Nears 500,000 COVID Deaths...

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will hold a candle lighting ceremony and a moment of silence at......

 2021-02-21 22:31 

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Texas Officials Outline Why Energy Crisis In Winter Was Preventable...

Current and former Texas officials on Sunday stressed the severity of the Lone Star state's energy crisis as they outlined......

 2021-02-21 20:31 

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Schumer Says He's Working With Biden To Find Votes For Tanden After Manchin Opposition...

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Sunday said that he is working with President Biden to find the extra votes needed......

 2021-02-21 18:26 

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Scalise Refuses To Blame Trump For Capitol Insurrection After Mar-a-Lago Visit...

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) on Sunday made clear that he stands by former President Trump as he took......

 2021-02-21 16:32 

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GOP Gov Rules Out Supporting Trump In 2024: 'He Should Not Define Our Future'...

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) on Sunday swatted down the possibility of throwing his support behind former President Trump's potential......

 2021-02-21 14:44 

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Merrick Garland Will Vow To Prosecute White Supremacists In 'Heinous' Capitol Attack...

Judge Merrick Garland, President Biden's nominee for attorney general, will commit to confronting "extremist attacks" in his opening statement for......

 2021-02-20 23:14 

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Newsmax Host Gets Roasted For Resorting To Picking On Biden's Senior Dog...

Newsmax host Greg Kelly was met with a storm of tweets spilling into Saturday that mocked a segment from his......

 2021-02-20 20:28 

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Trump Is Planning To Meet Potential Midterm Challengers To GOPers Who Have Crossed Him...

Former President Donald Trump is expected to soon begin meeting with potential midterm challengers to Republicans who have crossed him,......

 2021-02-20 17:25 

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Report: Vance's Office Subpoenaed New York City Tax Agency In Trump Criminal Probe...

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has subpoenaed a New York City property tax agency as part of a criminal investigation......

 2021-02-20 16:19 

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Investigators Are Probing Possible Ties Between Roger Stone, Alex Jones And Capitol Rioters...

The Justice Department and FBI are investigating whether Roger Stone, Alex Jones and other right-wing figures, may have played a......

 2021-02-19 21:59 

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Manchin Announces Opposition To Tanden, Likely Killing Her Nom As OMB Head...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Friday that he is opposed to the confirmation of Neera Tanden to lead the The Office......

 2021-02-19 21:59 

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ICYMI: Your TPM Weekend News Roundup...

Flyin' Ted Buckle up. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) found himself in a polar vortex of outrage after photos surfaced overnight......

 2021-02-19 20:21 

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Husband And Wife Duo Planned Capitol Attack With Oath Keepers, Feds Charge...

A husband and wife planned their role in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack with a group of Oath Keepers, federal......

 2021-02-19 18:50 

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DeSantis Orders FL Flags At Half-Staff For Racist Shock Jock Radio Host Limbaugh...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Friday ordered flags to be lowered at half-staff in honor of notoriously racist radio......

 2021-02-19 18:27 

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Attorneys General Press Congress On Student Debt Cancellation, Citing 'Defrauded Students'...

Attorneys general from 17 states addressed a letter to congressional leadership on Friday boosting a call for President Joe Biden......

 2021-02-19 17:12 

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Is Iowa's 2021 Voter Suppression Bill The Worst Yet?...

The 2020 election cycle saw historic voter turnout, netting President Joe Biden the most votes ever won by a U.S.......

 2021-02-19 16:28 

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Fauci Says He Still Has To Have Armed Guards Due To Threats Inspired By Trump...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who serves as White House chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, is still grappling with the......

 2021-02-19 15:25 

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'Cry Us A Mai Tai': Editors At The Houston Chronicle Heckle Cruz, Call For His Resignation...

The Houston Chronicle on Friday published an editorial calling on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to resign for skipping town in......

 2021-02-19 15:24 

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Why We Can't Make Vaccine Doses Any Faster...

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter......

 2021-02-19 14:28 

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Thune Accuses GOP Leaders Censuring Senators Who Voted To Convict Trump Of Engaging In 'Cancel Culture'...

Senate Minority Whip John Thune (R-SD) on Thursday accused Republican Party leaders of participating in "cancel culture" by censuring GOP......

 2021-02-19 14:02 

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Cruz's Ex-Comms Director Slams GOPer's 'Dumbass Move' Amid Mexico Trip Controversy...

Rick Tyler, Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) ex-communications director, on Friday morning panned his former boss's decision to flee to the......

 2021-02-19 13:59 

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Cruz Retreats To Fox News To Offer A Little Contrition For Cancun Trip...

It doesn't seem like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is prepared to formally apologize for a decision to depart to Cancun......

 2021-02-19 13:31 

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Someone Leaks Heidi Cruz's Damning Group Chat Texts About Cancn Trip. Schadenfreude Ensues....

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), facing an outpouring of backlash after being caught fleeing to a tropical getaway in Mexico on......

 2021-02-19 00:21 

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Welcome Home Ted: Vacationing Senator Resurfaces In TX Amid Public Shaming...

Houston, we have a problem. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who escaped his disaster-stricken home state with a trip to Mexico......

 2021-02-18 22:01 

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SD Attorney General Charged With Misdemeanors Over Fatal Collision With Pedestrian...

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will not face felony charges after he fatally struck a pedestrian while driving on......

 2021-02-18 21:27 

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Five Points On The Nursing Home Scandal Consuming The Cuomo Administration...

The slow-motion trainwreck resulting from the Cuomo administration's handling of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities amid the COVID-19......

 2021-02-18 21:13 

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What So Many Of The Misleading Narratives About Texas Miss...

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM's home for opinion and news analysis. As the Texas blackouts stretch into their......

 2021-02-18 19:15 

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Dem Rep. Calls Out Boebert's 'Shrine To Their Gun Fetish'...

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) got into a heated debate with a House Democrat on Thursday over her ostentatious gun display......

 2021-02-18 18:40 

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TX GOP Leaves Ted Cruz Hanging After Cancun Vacation Debacle...

Even Texas Republican Party chair Allen West on Thursday would not go out of his way to defend Sen. Ted......

 2021-02-18 18:30 

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Cruz Finally Responds To Outrage Over Mid-Disaster Mexico Trip: My Kids Asked For It!...

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) finally responded to the uproar created by his decision to decamp to Mexico while the state that elected......

 2021-02-18 17:30 

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Ivanka Trump Shuts Down Rumors Of Senate Challenge Against Rubio...

She's not running. Weeks after her father left office and returned to Mar-a-Lago, Ivanka Trump shut down rumors of challenging......

 2021-02-18 16:13 

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State Republican Parties Aren't Done Punishing GOPers Who Dared To Cross Trump...

So the backlash continues. The California GOP will attempt to censure Rep. David Valadao (R-CA) at a convention this weekend,......

 2021-02-18 15:58 

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Cruz's Cancn Getaway Amid Texas' Power Crisis During Snowstorm Draws Fury...

Millions of Texans have been left without electricity and heat in the frigid weather for more than 48 hours now......

 2021-02-18 15:28 

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Where In The World Is Sen. Cruz As Texas Weathers Disaster? Twitter Sleuths Say: Cancn...

As Texas endures one of the worst disasters in its modern history, pictures circulating online appear to show the state's......

 2021-02-18 15:18 

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Scalise Becomes Second GOP Leader To Pay Trump A Visit At Mar-A-Lago...

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) made a trip to Mar-a-Lago earlier this week to meet with former President Donald......

 2021-02-18 14:15 

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Capitol Police Are Investigating Allegations Of Idaho Rep 'Manhandling' Female Officer...

The Capitol Police are investigating an incident involving allegations that Rep. Russ Fulcher (R-ID) had assaulted a female officer as......

 2021-02-18 13:58 

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Dems To Introduce Biden's Immigration Bill To Speed Up Pathway To Citizenship On Thursday...

Rep. Linda Snchez (D-CA) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on Thursday will introduce a sweeping immigration bill drawn up by......

 2021-02-18 13:11 

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NY State Senate Dems Move To Strip Cuomo Of Pandemic Powers...

Democrats in the New York State Senate are advancing plans to strip Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unilateral emergency powers granted......

 2021-02-18 12:52 

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Report: McConnell Not Planning To Fire Back At Trump Or Speak To Him Ever Again...

People shouldn't expect to see Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) continue to publicly spar with ex-President Donald Trump, according......

 2021-02-18 00:04 

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Ex-Obama Official Launches Bid For Ron Johnson's Senate Seat...

Milwaukee Bucks executive and former Obama administration official Alex Lasry on Wednesday announced his bid to challenge Sen. Ron Johnson......

 2021-02-17 22:22 

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System Breakdown: How Trump Ran Out The Clock On His Legal Pursuers...

At a press conference Saturday after the Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection, the House impeachment......

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