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Gov. Ron DeSantis oversaw torture in Guantánamo as a military lawyer

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s political star is on the rise, with many commentators identifying him as the heir apparent to a post-Trump GOP. For someone…

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Democrats count on 25-year-old Max Frost as key closer in Georgia’s Senate runoff

Maxwell Frost won’t take his seat in the House until January, but the 25-year-old from Florida already has his first congressional assignment: turning out young…

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Appeals court halts special master review of Mar-a-Lago documents

An appeals court on Thursday ruled to scrap the appointment of a special master to review documents seized from former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence. Why…

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The Republicanization of Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s public musings over the last six months have cemented an unmistakable new reality: The world’s richest man and owner of the de facto…

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House Democrats have access to Trump’s tax returns, Treasury confirms

The Treasury Department sent six years of former President Trump’s federal tax returns to the Democratic-led committee House Ways and Means Committee, a spokesperson confirmed…

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Netanyahu says it was a “mistake” for Trump to dine with Kanye

Incoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was a “mistake” for Donald Trump to meet with rapper Ye (formerly known as Kanye West) and…

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The lawsuit against Leon Black is just the beginning

Lawyers are expected to field a wave of sexual abuse complaints in New York over the next year, thanks to a new state law that…

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Biden administration eyes border overhaul as Title 42 pandemic policy ends

Top U.S. officials are considering drastic measures — including barring some asylum seekers and surging prosecutions of illegal border crossings — in preparation for an end to…

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Trump calls McConnell “loser for our nation” after he condemns Fuentes dinner

Former President Trump insulted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in an interview with Fox News Tuesday, calling him a “loser for our nation” after…

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Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes found guilty of seditious conspiracy over Jan. 6 riot

A jury on Tuesday found Stewart Rhodes, the founder of the far-right militia group Oath Keepers, guilty of seditious conspiracy for his actions in the…

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GOP congressional leaders divided on response to Trump-Fuentes dinner

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) gave starkly contrasting responses Tuesday to former President Trump’s dinner with antisemitic…

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McConnell: Anyone meeting with antisemites “highly unlikely” to be president

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday “that there is no room in the Republican Party for antisemitism or white supremacy.” Driving the news:…

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Here’s what a Biden ’24 campaign could look like

As Biden weighs a final decision on whether to run for a second term, White House officials are showing how the powers of the presidency…

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White nationalist dinner draws massive backlash at Trump’s most vulnerable moment

A stream of Republicans has now forcefully condemned Donald Trump’s dinner with antisemitic rapper Ye and white nationalist Nick Fuentes, twisting the knife at the…

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Mike Pence: Trump isn’t antisemitic, but should apologize for Fuentes dinner

Former Vice President Pence said former President Trump demonstrated “profoundly poor judgment” in having dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes and rapper Ye but maintained that…

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MyPillow CEO Lindell says he is running to unseat RNC Chair McDaniel

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell announced Monday that he is running to chair the Republican National Committee. Driving the news: “I am 100% running for the…

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Musk’s Twitter amnesty raises new fears over online hate

Elon Musk is promising to reinstate more banned Twitter accounts even as a coalition of groups is out with a fresh warning that online hate…

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GOP lawmakers hushed on Trump’s dinner with white nationalist

Republican lawmakers have largely remained silent in the wake of former President Trump’s dinner with antisemitic rapper Ye and white nationalist Nick Fuentes, reviving a…

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Schiff: Jan. 6 panel is “very close” to consensus on final report

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that the Jan. 6 panel is “close to putting down the pen and going to print” on the committee’s…

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U.S. gives Chevron go ahead to pump oil in Venezuela again

The Treasury Department on Saturday said it would allow Chevron to resume pumping oil from Venezuela oil fields. Why it matters: The license, granted by…

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Gavin Newsom doesn’t plan to run for president in 2024, even if Biden doesn’t

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said in a new interview with Politico that he does not plan to run for president in 2024, even if President…

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FCC bans U.S. sales of Huawei and ZTE equipment over national security concerns

The Federal Communications Commission on Friday announced it adopted new rules banning U.S. sales and imports of new Huawei and ZTE telecommunications devices out of…

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