Madison Cawthorn’s goodbye speech felt like a GOP parody. The truth is much less funny.

Outgoing Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., hasn’t been showing up to work lately, but he still managed to end his short-lived term with as much controversy as he started it with.  Cawthorn, who lost his re-election primary bid back in May, began his term in 2020 by...

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Will Republicans derail military spending over Covid vaccines?

The name of the bill understates its significance. The National Defense Authorization Act, generally known as the NDAA, might sound bureaucratic, but it’s actually a massive, annual defense spending bill that funds the United States military. But that’s not all it does. The NDAA also guides...

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Supreme Court hears arguments in case over web designer’s refusal to work on same-sex weddings

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing Supreme Court hears arguments in case over web designer’s refusal to work on same-sex weddings 02:40 UP NEXT DOJ sues city of Jackson, Miss., over water crisis 01:56 Arizona...

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Tens of thousands could be without power for days after shootings in North Carolina

CARTHAGE, N.C. —  Two power substations in a North Carolina county were struck by gunfire in what is being investigated as a criminal act, causing damage that could take days to repair and leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity, authorities said. In response to ongoing...

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Republicans pick an odd line of attack against Hakeem Jeffries

House Democrats last week rallied behind Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, unanimously electing the New Yorker to succeed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the conference’s new leader for the next Congress. Republicans congratulated him by pushing a specific line of attack, over and over again. “The newly elected...

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