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Liz Truss’s Republican love-in at CPAC

23 February 2024 6:31 pm

‘Oh, that’s Liz Truss,’ a conservative reporter says as the former British prime minister passes us in the corridor at…

How will ‘ceasefire’ calls affect the Democratic primary in New Hampshire?

22 January 2024 3:55 am

Manchester, New Hampshire The Republican and Democratic primaries in New Hampshire are two sides of the same coin. New polls…

Kevin McCarthy ousted as US Speaker

4 October 2023 9:53 am

Kevin McCarthy has been ousted as the House speaker after losing a vote 216-210, becoming the first speaker ever to lose…

Will Trump eventually show up for a primary debate?

25 August 2023 6:06 am

Milwaukee, Wisconsin America’s front-runners share a winning debate strategy: don’t turn up. Much as Joe Biden is dodging the chance…

Revealed: first Republican presidential debate requirements

3 June 2023 5:45 am

The Republican National Committee today confirmed the criteria for presidential candidates to qualify for their first primary debate, which will…

Jury finds Donald Trump sexually abused author

10 May 2023 4:40 pm

A New York federal jury has found Donald Trump liable for sexual abuse and defamation against the author E. Jean…

How Liz Truss is wooing Washington

17 April 2023 6:14 pm

Many Brits who’ve outstayed their welcome in the Old Country head across the Pond for pastures new and the chance…

Does Joe Biden have CTE from rugby?

14 April 2023 5:07 am

President Biden is being an American tourist in Ireland this week. In comments to the Irish Parliament in Dublin today,…

Vivek Ramaswamy’s ‘anti-woke’ campaign caper

25 February 2023 4:43 am

New Hampshire Vivek Ramaswamy accepts it: running for president is “a weird thing to do as a thirty-seven-year-old.” The biotech…

The shocking Hunter Biden twists in the Twitter Files

23 December 2022 7:11 am

Two of the week’s biggest news stories are unfolding in hermetically sealed chambers. The left half of the country, and…

How Stacey Abrams blew it

8 November 2022 9:21 am

Atlanta, Georgia “Ms. Abrams, public opinion polls in our state show support for the right to abortion, Medicaid expansion and…

On the ground with Obama, Warnock and Abrams in Georgia

30 October 2022 8:29 am

College Park, Georgia Former president Barack Obama came down to Georgia stump for Senator Raphael Warnock and gubernatorial candidate Stacey…

Carnage meets courtesy at the Georgia debates

19 October 2022 12:09 am

Atlanta, Georgia Georgia’s leading political candidates crossed swords earlier this week at the Georgia Public Broadcasting studios for the Atlanta…

Infrastructure Republicans aren’t ‘traitors’

19 November 2021 1:11 pm

Are you a Republican — or did you vote for the infrastructure bill? That’s the binary choice offered to House…

Progressive scare tactics won’t work on Joe Manchin over Build Back Better

21 October 2021 3:13 pm

Are progressives serious about winning over Joe Manchin? If so, they’ve got a funny way of showing it. The Democratic senator…

Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd’s murder

21 April 2021 9:17 am

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. Jurors deliberated for ten hours before…

He’s back: Trump flirts with 2024 run in first speech since leaving office

1 March 2021 10:01 am

Donald Trump was over an hour late for his first speech since leaving the White House at the Conservative Political…

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50-50: Democrats to win both Georgia Senate seats

6 January 2021 5:08 pm

Democrats Revd Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff are set to win the Georgia Senate runoffs, several pollsters are projecting. With…

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Finally America is realizing that Andrew Cuomo is a putz

20 November 2020 9:01 am

In a sane world, Andrew Cuomo would be America’s least popular politician, a welcome target for a primary campaign or…

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Joe Biden wins the presidency

7 November 2020 2:37 am

Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States. Decision Desk HQ, a non-partisan election results site, declared…

Odds of a Trump win are shortening — but it's a long night ahead

4 November 2020 2:21 pm

The results are arriving in the 2020 elections. Joe Biden has won California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts,…

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COVID-positive president won’t debate online

9 October 2020 6:00 pm

The droplets had barely settled after Wednesday’s vice presidential debate when next week’s head-to-head between Donald Trump and Joe Biden…

Donald Trump tests positive for Covid-19

2 October 2020 3:21 pm

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19. The President and first lady underwent testing…

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Antifa for Biden

12 September 2020 4:28 am

Hey folks, it’s me, your friendly neighborhood antifa ringleader. You may recognize me from such news clips as ‘Small group…

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That dreary Bloomberg speech cost him $18 million

21 August 2020 12:29 pm

There’s an infamous anecdote from an old New York magazine story, in which then-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg arrived at…