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Susan Hennessey
Lawfare Executive Editor, Brookings Senior Fellow, CNN National Security and Legal Analyst, Former IC attorney.
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McKay Coppins 8h
A lot of the same people backing efforts to reverse a presidential election by getting millions of votes tossed out are going to pivot sometime soon to talk of "conservative principles" and "national unity" and there's absolutely no reason to take them seriously.
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Brian Beutler Nov 29
Replying to @brianbeutler
When I’ve said we need new discourse norms to ostracize bad-faith actors, I was thinking ahead to this moment. How journalists cover Republicans pretending to care about deficits, tweets, etc. will go far toward determining whether the sabotage they’re plotting “works” or not.
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Justin George 8h
Shocking story: Metro proposes to cut weekend Metrorail service completely, eliminate 3,800 jobs and slash hundreds of bus routes to meet a $500M deficit next fiscal year - The Washington Post
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Heather Long 18h
Another red flag on deteriorating state finances: 20 states have now taken out loans to pay their unemployed, new GAO report says. The total loan amount ($40bn) is already as high as it was in 2010 in the aftermath of the Great Recession.
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Walter Shaub 11h
It’ll be interesting to see what standard the committee applies to its review of Janet Yellin’s taxes. voted to confirm Mick Mulvaney for OMB Director, despite Mulvaney having failed to pay over $15,000 in taxes for a household employee.
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Mike Memoli 11h
Many Republican senators who always professed to be unfamiliar with Trump tweets are very familiar with Tanden tweets
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Andrew Weissmann 11h
The Flynn pardon is inexplicably broad for someone who says he is not guilty of any crime. Fortunately he cannot be pardoned for future crimes. And he like Stone can be put in the grand jury to learn the truth.
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Tom Malinowski 11h
Right now, GOP Senators (Crapo and Risch) are blocking my bipartisan provision in the NDAA barring US companies from exporting to goods used to violate human rights. Senator Rubio, your problem is not Biden people, who back strong action; it's in your own party.
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Dave Weigel 13h
Different approaches, different senators, but the "Biden will let the squad run everything" warnings have given away to "Biden will appoint corporate warmongers" warnings
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Steven Dennis 14h
Loeffler keeps saying her plan would protect people with pre-existing conditions, but she is the sole author of a bill explicitly allowing insurers to offer plans lasting up to 3 years that DON'T cover pre-existing conditions.
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Walter Shaub 16h
Senator Cornyn voted to confirm Brian Benczkowski to lead the Justice Department's Criminal Division. Here's an excerpt from his financial disclosure report, in which he declined to disclose the names of clients:
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Tim Alberta 19h
It's a great time to subscribe to your local newspaper. They're all offering huge discounts fo . Turn down the national noise and plug into your communities.
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Alex Stamos 16h
I'm looking forward to chatting with and at 2pm ET as part of this conference tomorrow. It's a free event, join us!
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Andrew Solender 18h
Biden resigned his Senate seat on Jan. 15, 2009
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Valerie Jarrett 18h
. grew up on welfare and lived in public housing. She experienced first hand the importance of our social programs. Her extraordinary career has been devoted to improving opportunities for working families. She is an excellent choice to lead OMB.
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Seung Min Kim 20h
. will be sworn in as senator on Wednesday at noon, per a senior Democratic aide. at which point the Republican majority in the Senate will shrink by one vote.
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The New York Times 21h
The public schools in Baltimore County will remain closed Monday and Tuesday as officials respond to a cyberattack that forced the district to cancel remote classes for its 115,000 students, officials said.
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George Conway Nov 29
This is just such a weird and pointless thing to lie about.
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Natasha Bertrand Nov 29
Replying to @NatashaBertrand
VP-elect Harris will also receive the PDB tomorrow, per transition guidance.
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Natasha Bertrand Nov 29
Biden will receive the PDB tomorrow, per guidance from the transition team.
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