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attorney general (11), the 2020 election (9), vice president mike pence (7), state del (6), roe wade (6)

The Secret Service Did Not Review Its Own Performance After 1/6

The Secret Service told the 1/6 Committee that some of the texts they are seeking might be gone forever and that they didn't do an internal review after 1/6.

157 House Republicans Vote Against Bill To Protect Same Sex Marriage

In a sign that the rights of all Americans are in jeopardy, 157 House Republicans voted against legislation to codify same-sex marriage.

Female House Democrats Arrested And Handcuffed During Protest At SCOTUS, But 1/6 Insurrectionists Were Not

Peacefully protesting outside of the Supreme Court for a fundamental human right and equal citizenship will result in arrest, but violently trying to overthrow the government on January 6th in armed rebellion where police officers died does not.

The January 6 committee is holding a series of public hearings

The select congressional committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol will lay out the effort to overturn the 2020 election.

Opinion | This former CEO's meeting with Trump is a bigger deal than you think

There's a reason people giving official capacity advice to the president should be federal employees.

Louisiana Democrat's new ad has abortion scenes the GOP doesn't want you to see

Senate candidate Gary Chambers Jr.'s latest campaign ad exposes right-wing lawmakers' dangerous anti-women crusade.

Secret Service Says Some Missing Jan. 6 Texts Are Unlikely to Be Recovered

The House committee investigating the attack on the Capitol had subpoenaed text messages from the agents’ phones and other materials.

Bannon ‘Decided He Was Above the Law,’ Prosecutor Says

The jury in Stephen K. Bannon’s contempt of Congress trial is being asked a simple question: Did he defy the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack by ignoring a subpoena?

How ‘Stop the Steal’ Captured the American Right

The movement to reinstate President Trump has gone far beyond him — and now threatens the future of American elections.

House Moves to Protect Same-Sex Marriage From Supreme Court Reversal

The legislation, which garnered some Republican support, would recognize same-sex marriages at the federal level. It faces an uncertain path in the Senate.

Analysis | The Trailer: DeSantis beats Trump, Democrats bet on MAGA, and more lessons from the latest fundraising quarter

In this edition: Sifting through the latest fundraising numbers, previewing Maryland's big primary day, and talking to Democrats about whether Joe Biden should run again.

Analysis | What the Garland memo really means for investigating Trump

The attorney general in May reupped William P. Barr's policy on investigating presidential campaigns. This has inflamed Garland's critics. But the context is important.

Takeaways from Day 2 of the Steve Bannon trial

The contempt of Congress trial against Steve Bannon got underway in earnest on Tuesday with opening statements and the first witness testimony after a failed last-minute effort from the Trump ally's team to delay the trial.

Top spokeswoman for Nevada Republican Senate nominee marched on Jan. 6 with Oath Keepers, including one charged with sedition

The new communications director for the Republican Senate nominee in Nevada -- a key state that could determine control in Washington -- marched to the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, with two members of the far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers including one who was later charged with sedition and another with breaking into the Capitol and at least two others who were charged for illegally entering the building, according to videos reviewed by CNN's KFile.

Opinion: Why the January 6 hearings could be a game changer

Katherine Clayton and Robb Willer write that the January 6 hearings -- featuring prominent Republican leaders with ties to the Trump administration acknowledging the 2020 election outcome -- could help restore Republican faith in the legitimacy of US elections.

47 House Republicans vote to write same-sex marriage into law

Backers of the bill included leadership such as Elise Stefanik and Tom Emmer, as well as Liz Cheney and House Freedom Caucus Chair Scott Perry.

The abortion law fight grows in Texas and West Virginia. Here's what you missed.

Lately, the fight has been concentrated in several Southern states, including West Virginia and Louisiana, where state courts have continuously blocked abortion bans.

Trump-endorsed Cox wins Maryland GOP governor primary

First-term state Del. Dan Cox was projected to win the Maryland Republican gubernatorial primary, fending off a challenge from former state Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz, Gov. Larry Hogan’s…

Parrott defeats establishment-backed Foldi in Maryland House GOP primary

Maryland state Del. Neil Parrott was projected to win the GOP primary for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District on Tuesday, setting up a rematch with incumbent Rep. David Trone (D-Md.). The A…

Ilhan Omar: 'Republicans Are Regressing Us' Back to When Freedoms Weren't for Everyone

Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Beat" that "right-wing Republicans are regressing us back to a day" where not everyone had freedoms while discussing being arrested earlier at an abortion rights protest outside the Capitol. | Clips

DA Notifies All 16 Trump Fake Electors In Georgia They Could Face Criminal Charges

Fulton County DA Fani Willis has notified all 16 fake Trump electors in Georgia that they could be facing criminal charges.

How DOJ’s newest election-time memo is different — and why it matters

Rachel Maddow’s report on a DOJ memo produced intense and polarized reactions. But the memo’s implications are neither dire nor dismissible.

Trump Electors Targeted in Georgia Criminal Inquiry

A prosecutor in Atlanta is investigating interference in the 2020 presidential election, an inquiry that has engulfed Donald J. Trump and many of his allies.

Georgia prosecutors say all 16 fake Trump electors are targets in criminal probe | CNN Politics

The Atlanta-area prosecutors scrutinizing former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia said Tuesday that all 16 of the "fake electors" who participated in a plan to subvert the Electoral College are now targets of an ongoing criminal investigation.

Trump wins proxy war with Hogan in Maryland primary — boosted by Democrats

The Dem gubernatorial primary isn't likely to be settled until mail ballots are counted.

Early takeaways from the Maryland primaries

Maryland on Tuesday night served as the latest battleground between warring factions within the Republican and Democratic parties. In the state’s GOP gubernatorial primary, Republicans aligned with…

Trump-Endorsed Dan Cox Projected To Defeat Kelly Schulz In Maryland GOP Primary

Lawyer and state Del. Dan Cox is projected to defeat former Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary Tuesday.

Biden Plans Massachusetts Trip to Promote Executive Green New Deal

Biden plans to visit Somerset, Massachusetts, on Tuesday to announce his plans for executive action on climate change.

LAUGHABLE: Washington Post Writer Blames Biden's Plunge On Negative Media Coverage

Joe Biden’s poll numbers and popularity are circling the drain, even with members of his own party. There are a lot of reasons for this. The economy, inflation, gas prices, food shortages, the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan, etc. Take your pick. Yet one writer at the famously liberal Washington Post isn’t buying it. According to…

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