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Justice Department files revised inventory of items seized from Mar-a-Lago

The special master in the case had ordered the Justice Department to submit a revised list of non-classified items to Trump’s lawyers as part of his review of the seized documents.
Image: Mar-a-Lago
Image: Mar-a-Lago
6h ago

Four people plead guilty in North Carolina ballot probe of 2016 and 2018 elections

After the allegations surfaced in 2018, the elections board voted unanimously to order a new election in the state's 9th Congressional District.
Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. poses for a portrait outside of his home in Bladenboro, N.C., Dec. 5, 2018.
Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. poses for a portrait outside of his home in Bladenboro, N.C., Dec. 5, 2018.
15h ago

James Florio, former New Jersey governor and U.S. House member, dies at 85

Florio was a longtime public servant who held numerous posts at the local, county, state and federal levels.
Rep. James Florio, D-N.J., in 1980.
Rep. James Florio, D-N.J., in 1980.
16h ago

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Wisconsin GOP leader targeted by Trump

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is suing to block enforcement of the subpoena. In a letter to Vos, the committee's chairman cited Trump’s efforts to pressure Vos to overturn the state’s 2020 election result.
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks in Madison on Feb. 15, 2022.
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks in Madison on Feb. 15, 2022.

Groups seeking voter ‘anomalies’ 2 years after Trump’s loss raise concerns ahead of midterm elections

Voters in Washington state have filed complaints after people came to their doors looking for election fraud. Voting rights advocates worry about canvassing efforts across the U.S.
Voters fill out their ballots in Seattle on Nov. 3, 2020.
Voters fill out their ballots in Seattle on Nov. 3, 2020.

U.S. warns Russia of 'catastrophic' consequences if it uses nuclear weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin renewed his nuclear threats last week as he escalated his war in Ukraine by calling up reservists and moving to annex occupied areas.
RUSSIA-POLITICS-BUSINESS
RUSSIA-POLITICS-BUSINESS
23h ago

Major Democratic super PAC to spend $15M to fight voter suppression

The group will spend $5 million on digital ads and $10 million on litigation to fight policies it says unfairly target Black and brown voters in seven battleground states.
Georgia Holds 2022 Primary Election
Georgia Holds 2022 Primary Election
2d ago

Jan. 6 panel is 'aware of' call between White House and rioter, Rep. Raskin says

Denver Riggleman, a former GOP lawmaker who served on the committee's staff, said the White House switchboard connected to a rioter’s phone during the Capitol attack.
Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speaks at the opening of a hearing on the Jan. 6 investigation on July 12, 2022.
Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speaks at the opening of a hearing on the Jan. 6 investigation on July 12, 2022.
2d ago

Biden says the election is a battle against 'MAGA Republicans.' He's been silent about Democrats elevating them.

Some Democrats have raised the alarm about the party’s boosting election-denying Republicans. Biden and his administration aren’t among them.
Former President Donald Trump looks to the audience before speaking during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa, on Sept. 3, 2022.
Former President Donald Trump looks to the audience before speaking during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa, on Sept. 3, 2022.
2d ago

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly sidesteps abortion in tough re-election battle

Abortion rights advocates had a big victory in Kansas this summer, but experts say Kelly is smart to avoid the issue.
Amelia Earhart Statue Dedication at the U.S. Capitol
Amelia Earhart Statue Dedication at the U.S. Capitol
2d ago

Trump installed a historic number of judges. Biden is outpacing him so far.

The upcoming midterm election will determine whether that continues for the next two years. If Republicans capture the Senate, Biden's judicial campaign could slow to a crawl.
Image: Joe Biden
Image: Joe Biden