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 2021-02-08 22:48 

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Bipartisan Group Of Senators Request Info On Capitol Riot From Agencies Day Before Trial...

A bipartisan group of senators on Monday requested information from 22 agencies and departments related to the preparations for and......

 2021-02-08 20:34 

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'Four Seasons' Fiasco Led By Giuliani Will Be Immortalized In A Documentary...

The now-infamous Four Seasons Total Landscaping in Philadelphia — which served as the backdrop of Rudy Giuliani's press conference in......

 2021-02-08 18:38 

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WH: Biden Won't Spend 'Much Time' Watching Trump's Impeachment Trial...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday repeatedly insisted that President Biden has no plans to wade into nor......

 2021-02-08 17:49 

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Sen. Richard Shelby Announces Retirement, Following Handful Of GOP Peers...

Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) announced Monday that he will retire at the end of his term, leaving his seat open......

 2021-02-08 17:43 

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Distance From White House To Capitol Proves Trump Didn't Incite Riot! Lawyers Plead...

On the eve of his second impeachment trial, former President Donald Trump's lawyers argued that his speech on the day......

 2021-02-08 16:56 

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GOP Rep. Ron Wright Dies From COVID-19...

67-year-old Rep. Ron Wright (R-TX) died from COVID-19 on Sunday night, according to Fox News and the Dallas Morning News.......

 2021-02-08 16:54 

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Trump's FDA Chief: More 'Safeguards' Needed Against Presidential Pressure...

The FDA commissioner who President Trump pressured for months to approve a COVID-19 vaccine before the 2020 election thinks that......

 2021-02-08 16:13 

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Trump Banned From Rejoining Screen Actors' Union After Ex-POTUS Canceled Membership...

And stay out! Days after former President Trump canceled his membership of SAG-AFTRA, the show business union moved to ban......

 2021-02-08 15:59 

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House Dems Push Forward In Probe To Uncover Trump Administration's COVID-19 Meddling...

House Democrats sent out two letters to members of the Biden administration Monday, alerting them to new evidence of the......

 2021-02-08 15:29 

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Why Trump's Attacks On Democracy Could Be In DOJ Prosecutors' Crosshairs...

While the Senate considers whether Donald Trump's incitement of the Capitol mob is a "high crime and misdemeanor" worthy of......

 2021-02-08 14:41 

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Top Conservative Lawyer Dismisses Argument That Impeachment Is Unconstitutional...

Chuck Cooper, one of the biggest Republican lawyers in Washington, rejected on Sunday GOP senators' claim outlined in Sen. Rand......

 2021-02-08 13:53 

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Report: Schumer Privately Arguing Against Having Witnesses At Impeachment Trial...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has reportedly been pushing back against Democratic House impeachment managers' call to have witnesses......

 2021-02-08 12:47 

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PA Lt. Guv Officially Launches Bid For Sen. Toomey's Seat...

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) launched his 2022 Senate campaign to fill outgoing Sen. Pat Toomey's (R-PA) seat on......

 2021-02-07 22:41 

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GOP Senators Paint Trump Impeachment As A Partisan Attack Days Before Trial...

Several Republican senators on Sunday framed former President Trump's second impeachment trial as an unconstitutional partisan attack from Democrats two......

 2021-02-07 19:19 

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Schiff Jabs McCarthy: 'Stands For Nothing' After Failing To Punish Greene...

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Sunday excoriated House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for taking no disciplinary action against Rep.......

 2021-02-07 17:09 

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Cheney: WY GOP 'Mistaken' To Censure Me After Trump Impeachment Vote...

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on Sunday said that her state Republican Party was "mistaken" in its motion to censure her......

 2021-02-07 15:53 

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Biden Is Against Trump Intel Briefings, Willing To Negotiate COVID Relief Checks...

President Biden advised against former President Trump receiving intelligence briefings and signaled willingness to negotiate on targeted COVID-19 relief checks......

 2021-02-07 14:33 

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Schumer Grants Trump Lawyer Request To Pause Impeachment Trial During Sabbath...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Saturday said that the Senate will grant a request from one of former......

 2021-02-06 22:48 

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Wyoming GOP Censures Liz Cheney Over Trump Impeachment Vote...

Committee leaders of the Wyoming Republican Party voted by a wide margin on Saturday to censure Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY)......

 2021-02-06 20:38 

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Austin Signs 'Stand-Down' Memo To Tackle Extremism In The Military...

In an effort to root out extremism within the nation's military ranks, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin signed a memo on......

 2021-02-06 17:30 

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Gohmert 'Appealing' $5K Fine For Flouting New Security Screening...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX) has said he will seek to appeal a $5,000 fine he was assessed for flouting screening......

 2021-02-06 15:55 

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'End Of An Error': Cancellation Of 'Lou Dobbs Tonight' Sparks Cheers...

Lou Dobbs was booted from Fox Business on Friday when the right-wing news network cancelled his weekday TV show which......

 2021-02-05 23:14 

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What's Left Of The 'Mainstream' Republican Party Is Looking Around And Getting Nervous...

The ascendancy of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), and Republicans' lack of willpower to punish her, speaks volumes about where......

 2021-02-05 22:44 

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ICYMI: Your TPM Weekend News Roundup...

Seeing Greene The GOP faced a reckoning this week over a controversial member of Congress who has embraced the QAnon......

 2021-02-05 22:37 

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AP: Shelby Privately Signaling He Won't Run Again In 2022...

Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) has privately indicated to his associates that he is not planning on running for re-election in......

 2021-02-05 21:17 

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TX GOP Chair Endorses Holding A Vote On 'Texit'...

Texas Republican Chair and former U.S. Florida Congressman Allen West on Thursday backed a state lawmaker's push to let Texans......

 2021-02-05 19:25 

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House GOPers Call For Capitol Fencing To Be Removed Using Classic 'Move Forward' Rhetoric...

Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and 41 House Republicans issued a letter to the House Speaker on Friday protesting over reports......

 2021-02-05 18:42 

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Biden Smacks Down Deficit Scolds...

President Biden on Friday showed no inclination towards pumping the breaks on pushing his COVID-19 relief through Congress so that......

 2021-02-05 17:38 

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Greene Speech To Fluff Up Rightwing Bona Fides Quickly Devolves Into Media Slugfest...

When Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) took the stage Friday morning, she opened with a calmer tone than followers of......

 2021-02-05 17:12 

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PA Lt. Gov. Fetterman Files To Run For Toomey Seat In 2022...

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) has taken steps steps toward a possible run for the state's open U.S. Senate......

 2021-02-05 17:03 

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Biden Admin Uses Wartime Powers To Boost Fed Role In Vaccine Distribution...

The Biden administration has invoked a wartime law to boost vaccine production, taking a step towards alleviating supply shortages of......

 2021-02-05 16:58 

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Hawley Draws Ridicule Over Constant Whining About Censorship On National TV...

Have you ever heard of anyone more censored than a sitting U.S. senator with a new book deal, over half a......

 2021-02-05 15:45 

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Biden Hopes To Convert Anti-Maskers In Super Bowl Video Message...

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have taped a video message aimed at urging Americans to mask up......

 2021-02-05 14:16 

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'We Must Do Better': Tlaib, In Tears, Urges Colleagues To Reckon With Capitol Insurrection...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Thursday night made an emotional plea to her fellow lawmakers to take the deadly Capitol......

 2021-02-05 14:11 

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Mike Pence Is Launching A Podcast For Conservative Youth...

It seems everyone is launching a podcast these days. So why not the former vice president? Former Vice President Mike......

 2021-02-05 13:09 

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Sasse Rips State GOP Committee For Plans To Censure Him For Condemning Trump's 'Lies'...

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) on Thursday released a video directed at leaders of the Nebraska Republican Party over reports that......

 2021-02-05 12:52 

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McConnell Moans About 'Bipartisan Unity' After Dems Pass COVID Package Through Reconciliation...

After spending six years gleefully steamrolling Democrats over judicial appointments, particularly with regards to the Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader......

 2021-02-05 00:12 

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House Votes To Strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Of Her Committee Assignments...

The House of Representatives voted to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) of her committee assignments Thursday, with 11 Republicans......

 2021-02-04 23:56 

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Trump Swiftly Dismisses Impeachment Testimony Request As A 'PR Stunt'...

Former President Trump's legal team swiftly rejected the House impeachment managers' request on Thursday for the Mar-a-Lago resident to testify at his......

 2021-02-04 22:48 

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Boebert Granted A Concealed Carry Permit In DC After Appearing Armed In Ad...

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) was granted a concealed carry permit in D.C. on Thursday after an ad of the Colorado......

 2021-02-04 22:46 

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GOP Flirts With Notion That Fighting Extremism Is A Threat To Political Survival...

It started off as false equivalence. But it's turned into something much darker, as Republican politicians suggest that attempts to......

 2021-02-04 21:17 

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Steve King Talks About The Steve King Precedent For Dealing With Extremists...

Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) will soon be inducted into a small club: members of Congress who have been stripped......

 2021-02-04 20:31 

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Trump Cancels SAG-AFTRA Membership By Boosting Show Biz Cameos...

It appears that former President Trump now has enough time on his hands to cancel a show business union membership......

 2021-02-04 19:20 

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Greene Admits 9/11 Happened — But Doesn't Actually Disavow Her Conspiracy Theory About It...

While giving a House floor speech Thursday attempting to deny the various conspiracy theories she has peddled, Rep. Marjorie Taylor......

 2021-02-04 19:03 

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AOC Rips GOP Rep For Tweet Discrediting Harrowing Capitol Riot Experience...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Thursday fired back at Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) for disputing the New York lawmaker's harrowing......

 2021-02-04 18:39 

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READ: House Impeachment Managers Want to Hear From Trump Directly...

House impeachment managers want former President Donald Trump to put his money where his mouth his, inviting the Mar-a-Lago resident......

 2021-02-04 18:17 

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Biden To Raise Refugee Admissions Cap From Trump Admin's Historic Low...

President Joe Biden on Thursday is expected to announce another reversal of one of ex-President Donald Trump's harshest crackdowns on......

 2021-02-04 17:13 

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McConnell Congratulates Cheney But Stays Mum On House GOP Defense Of Greene...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) congratulated Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) for holding onto her conference chair position. But he......

 2021-02-04 17:10 

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Pelosi Blasts House GOP Leadership For Doing Nothing To Punish Greene...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday took aim at Republican leadership hours before the full House is expected to......

 2021-02-04 16:08 

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Biden's Acting AG Undoes Two Sketchy Barr Election Policies At DOJ...

Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson restored on Wednesday the Justice Department policy of holding back on election probes that could......

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