"We can't lend our credibility to something so obviously corrosive to the point that it's almost a parody," Hidalgo said of the audit, which would look at Harris County's results.
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Revelation of incident ‘buried’ by Abedin contained in new memoir Both/And, to be published next weekUS politics – live coverage Huma Abedin pictured in 2016. Abedin does not name the senator, their party or give any other clues as to his identity. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters Huma Abedin, a longtime close aide to Hillary Clinton, has written in a new book that she was sexually assaulted by a US senator, an incident she “buried” until allegations against the supreme court justice Brett Kavan
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Fox NewsDuring a fiery Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) at one point defended parents throwing up Nazi salutes at school board meetings.Cruz, along with other Republicans, lambasted Attorney General Merrick Garland for directing the Justice Department this month to investigate the rise in violent threats against educators. That rise has coincided with right-wing media fueling fury over mask mandates and so-called critical race theory.Referencing a letter writ
For many people, the land of opportunity can become a bit less appealing beyond the working years. Perhaps you yearn for the tropical beaches of Costa Rica. Or maybe you want to take advantage of free...
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President Biden on Tuesday was mocked by critics on social media after briefly stumbling through a line during an Arlington, Virginia, campaign event for fellow Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who is in a tough gubernatorial race in the state.
It’s not with the Republican grassroots, Max Boot argued in The Washington Post.
Donald Trump's "letter to the editor" was crammed full of nonsense, but the newspaper published it anyway,
Bill Hemmer and Dana Perino dropped a real whopper this week.
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Trump criticized Mark Zuckerberg, saying the $400 million he donated to help local election offices makes him a 'criminal'
Trump said Zuckerberg's donations last year were designed to "change the course of a Presidential election," a claim supported by no evidence.
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Here are all of Biden's progressive campaign promises that got cut from his $1.75 trillion social-spending package
Biden released a social spending plan half the size of the original package. Paid leave and free community college are gone, among others.
This week, House Representative John B. Larson, chairman of the House Ways and Means subcommittee on Social Security and major advocate of the enhanced Child Tax Credit, presented a revised Social...
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Capitol-riot defendant calls for Trump to be 'ostracized from any political future' and says January 6 was a 'disgrace'
A judge barred Thomas Sibick, who is accused of assaulting a police officer, from using social media or watching any political programs on TV.
The conservative pundit ripped her one-time "uncle" in a blistering message to the media.
Steve Bannon's refusal to comply with a subpoena from the Jan. 6 Select Committee overshadows the fact that other key witnesses are providing reams of evidence to investigators.Why it matters: Four years of investigative stonewalling by the Trump administration had a demoralizing effect on Democrats, leaving the impression congressional accountability is a pipe dream. The quiet compliance shows a committee investigation is still feared — and has some clout.Stay on top of the latest market trends
Ivanka and Jared Didn't Crash McCain Funeral, Lindsey Graham Reiterates, as Controversy Bubbles Back Up
Graham said that "nobody showed up uninvited" to the late senator's funeral
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North Korea has the world's largest special-operations force. A defected spy offers hints about how they'd be used in a war.
Not much is known about North Korea's huge special-operations force, but they are believed to be well trained and highly motivated.
- Rolling Stone
"Jan. 6 was just a riot," Greene said of the violent insurrection that left five dead and dozens injured
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India criticized China on Wednesday for passing a new land boundary law which it said could impact the two countries’ long-running border dispute. Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India expects that China will avoid taking actions under the new law that could unilaterally alter the situation in India-China border areas. It stipulates that the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China are sacred and inviolable.
A former army private admitted at a trial on Tuesday that he had helped transport a hit squad to assassinate Burkina Faso's revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara, 34 years ago.
Biden administration wants ESG to factor in employee retirement funds. That mandate would hurt workers.
Biden says you must. The duty is enshrined in the 1974 law, ERISA, that made retirement funds an industry dedicated to protecting the savings of American workers. In 2008 and again in 2015, the Obama administration opened the door further by condoing “environmental, social and governance” (ESG) factors as part of an investment process.
Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign manager Paul Manafort has disposed of his Hamptons home for slightly more than its asking price. The property, off Jobs Lane in Water Mill, sold for $10.1 million, as the N.Y. Post was first to report. The asking price was $10 million, so seems Manafort got lucky (again). Susan Breitenbach […]