Feds search home of Jeffrey Clark, former DOJ official who pushed Trump’s false election fraud claims

Feds search home of Jeffrey Clark, former DOJ official who pushed Trump’s false election fraud claims

This post was originally published on this siteFederal investigators conducted a search Wednesday of the home of Jeffrey Clark, the former Justice Department lawyer who former President Donald Trump sought to install as attorney general in the days before the January 6 Capitol riot as top officials refused to go...

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Senate Bill Would Protect Medication Abortion As Roe Teeters

Senate Bill Would Protect Medication Abortion As Roe Teeters

This post was originally published on this siteThe legislation is unlikely to pass, but Sen. Tina Smith told HuffPost that the safe, effective abortion method is “a very important thing to be protecting right now.”

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Will the DOJ Indict Trump?

Will the DOJ Indict Trump?

Nationwide viewership of the televised January 6 Committee hearings may be dropping since its prime-time premiere, but DOJ prosecutors assigned to investigate the attack on the U.S. Capitol and our 2020 Election are still glued to it. Will a criminal indictment of Donald Trump follow? “I’m watching and I will...

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Harris to meet with Democratic state attorneys general on abortion rights

Harris to meet with Democratic state attorneys general on abortion rights

This post was originally published on this siteVice President Harris will meet with Democratic attorneys general from seven states on Thursday about abortion rights as the White House prepares for a Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade. Harris will meet with attorneys general from Wisconsin,...

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Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing

Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing

This post was originally published on this siteThe House Select Committee investigating the Capitol siege will focus on efforts by former President Donald Trump to pressure the Justice Department to pursue baseless claims of election fraud.

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NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

This post was originally published on this siteThe NAACP is teaming up with Vote.org to register Black voters ahead of the midterms in an effort to counter new voting restrictions in almost two dozen states.

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Senate moving on gun legislation but questions about Uvalde shooting response deepen families’ pain

Senate moving on gun legislation but questions about Uvalde shooting response deepen families’ pain

This post was originally published on this siteThe Uvalde parents, who lost their kids in a horrific elementary school massacre, have been failed, and failed again.

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The 20 House Republicans who voted against the package to address substance abuse, mental health

The 20 House Republicans who voted against the package to address substance abuse, mental health

This post was originally published on this siteTwenty House Republicans voted against a package on Wednesday that includes provisions aimed at addressing mental health and substance abuse. The legislation, dubbed the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act, cleared the House in a 402-20 vote. Six Republicans and one...

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Ukraine Braces for Years-long War

Ukraine Braces for Years-long War

With Ukraine on the cusp of being accepted into the European Union, President Volodymyr Zelensky warns of more aggressive actions from Russia, even as his nation—and the world—are digging in for a conflict that could last years. “Obviously, we should expect greater hostile activity from Russia. Purposefully–demonstratively,” Zelensky said Sunday....

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SCOTUS Says ‘Yes’ To State Funds For Religious Schools In Maine—With Potential Consequences For Entire Country

SCOTUS Says ‘Yes’ To State Funds For Religious Schools In Maine—With Potential Consequences For Entire Country

This post was originally published on this site This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. For nearly three-quarters of a century, one issue in education has come up before the Supreme Court more than any other: disputes over religion....

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