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President Clinton is expected to be discharged Sunday, spokesperson says

President Clinton is expected to be discharged Sunday, spokesperson says

Former President Bill Clinton will remain at University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California, for at least one more night, and is expected to be discharged Sunday, his spokesperson Angel Ureña said in a statement Saturday on Twitter. Clinton “continued to make excellent progress,” Ureña added. “He will remain overnight at UC Irvine…MORE

One of Trump’s top targets has outraised the opponent he backs to oust her. She’s not the only one
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One of Trump’s top targets has outraised the opponent he backs to oust her. She’s not the only one

Four Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach or convict former President Donald Trump over his role in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol outraised the candidates he has endorsed to oust them, new campaign filings show. Republican Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington and Fred Upton of Michigan drew…MORE

Assistant to House Sergeant-at-Arms charged with possession of child pornography
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Assistant to House Sergeant-at-Arms charged with possession of child pornography

An assistant to the US House of Representatives Sergeant-At-Arms has been arrested and charged with 10 felony counts related to the possession of child pornography, according to court records filed Wednesday. Stefan Bieret, 41, is allegedly the owner of a DropBox account that contained images of child sexual abuse material, according to a news release…MORE

Fact-checking Kari Lake, serial promoter of election lies and early frontrunner in GOP primary for Arizona governor
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Fact-checking Kari Lake, serial promoter of election lies and early frontrunner in GOP primary for Arizona governor

In September, Mike Lindell, the pillow businessman and promoter of wildly inaccurate conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, said Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake was the first and only candidate he had endorsed. “And that says a lot,” Lindell said while introducing Lake for an appearance on his talk show. “It says a lot about…MORE

Who is Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Virginia?
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Who is Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Virginia?

Terry McAuliffe, the former governor of Virginia, is vying for another shot at leading the commonwealth, a place that bars governors from serving successive terms. Earlier this year, the seasoned candidate — whose story in the Democratic Party is defined by millions of dollars raised, the Clintons and a tenure as chair of the Democratic…MORE

Who is Glenn Youngkin, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Virginia?
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Who is Glenn Youngkin, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Virginia?

Glenn Youngkin, the Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, has pitched himself as a businessman and a political outsider. The former co-chief executive of the private-equity firm Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, Youngkin defeated six other nominees in the state’s Republican primary earlier this year. Now, he’s vying to be Virginia’s first Republican governor…MORE

McAuliffe fights to engage politically exhausted Democrats in close of Virginia campaign
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McAuliffe fights to engage politically exhausted Democrats in close of Virginia campaign

Terry McAuliffe did not mince words about what he needed from Virginia voters on Friday night. “We need Democrats to step up, get energized and bring this one home for us,” he implored the audience in Henrico County. “People are counting on you.” Although the Democratic gubernatorial nominee has been running against Republican Glenn Youngkin…MORE

5 things we learned from the committee investigating January 6 this week
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5 things we learned from the committee investigating January 6 this week

The committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol had a big week. Key decisions were made that not only cemented the tone of how the committee has chosen to operate, but also brought future roadblocks further into focus. Here’s what this week tells us about the investigation: 1. They are making an…MORE

Democrats’ cornerstone climate policy will likely be cut from sweeping economic package
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Democrats’ cornerstone climate policy will likely be cut from sweeping economic package

The Clean Electricity Performance Program, the cornerstone climate policy in Democrats’ massive social safety net package, will likely be dropped from the final budget deal after pushback from Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, three congressional sources told CNN. “He is not there on the CEPP period. We’ve been trying,” one Democratic aide with knowledge…MORE

Biden says DOJ should prosecute those who defy January 6 committee subpoenas
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Biden says DOJ should prosecute those who defy January 6 committee subpoenas

President Joe Biden on Friday said those who refuse subpoenas from the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol should be prosecuted by the Justice Department. Asked by CNN’s Kaitlan Collins what his message is to those who refuse subpoenas from the panel, Biden said, “I hope that the committee…MORE