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'We Should Unite Our Forces': Orbán Serves Up Far-Right Red Meat to CPAC Crowd

"The Republican playbook is the Viktor Orbán playbook," said one observer. "And you can call that what you want—but I am going to continue to call it fascism."

Julia Conley ·


As First Series of Jan. 6 Hearings Ends, Watchdogs Say Trump 'Must Be Prosecuted'

"Trump did what he did—and refused for hours to stop the violence—because it was part of a determined, months-long plan to carry out a coup. This was a crime."

Jake Johnson ·


'Looks... Pretty Bad': Secret Service Erased Jan. 6 Texts After Being Asked for Them

"Key evidence on the insurrection from the Secret Service's records may never be made public," said one advocacy group. "You bet we have questions."

Kenny Stancil ·


Letting Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices Would Save US Nearly $290 Billion: CBO

"By empowering Medicare to directly negotiate prices for prescription drugs Congress can end the days of seniors missing lifesaving medications because they cannot afford them," said Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Jon Queally ·


'Indefensible': Outrage as New Reporting Shines Light on Biden Deal With McConnell

The president has reportedly agreed to nominate an anti-abortion Republican to a lifetime judgeship. In exchange, McConnell has vowed to stop blocking two Biden picks for term-limited U.S. attorney posts.

Jake Johnson ·


NARAL Pro-Choice Endorses Fetterman—Who Vows to End Senate Filibuster to Protect Abortion Rights

"We know we can count on him to boldly fight for abortion rights and access," said the head of one of the nation's largest reproductive rights advocacy groups.

Jon Queally ·


'Blatantly Partisan': NC Green Party Candidate Slams State Dems for Denying Ballot Petition

"It's a slap in the face to the thousands of people who signed," said Matthew Hoh, the Green Party's presumptive U.S. Senate nominee.

Jake Johnson ·


Right-Wing Justices Should Be Impeached for Lying Under Oath, Says Ocasio-Cortez

"We have a responsibility to protect our democracy," said the New York Democrat. "That includes holding those in power who violate the law accountable."

Kenny Stancil ·


'This Is Bullsh*t': Instead of Canceling, Abbott Will Deliver Video Speech to NRA

Headlines suggested the Texas governor was "skipping" the group's convention, but in fact he will give a prerecorded address just days after the Uvalde massacre that left 19 children dead.

Jake Johnson ·


Ginni Thomas Pressed Arizona Lawmakers to Reverse Biden's 2020 Win: Report

"Clarence Thomas' continued service on the Supreme Court is a scandalous and appalling breach of judicial ethics," said one observer. "He is implementing the exact same theories that his wife used to try to steal the 2020 election for Trump."

Brett Wilkins ·

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