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Is Discussing NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ Suit Budget Racist?

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) There are a lot of reasons to criticize New York City Mayor Eric Adams—but his wardrobe really shouldn’t isn’t one of them—according to Civil Rights leader Al Sharpton. AME Pastor Who Protested Biden Connects Gaza & Palestine Solidarity To The Black Church & Struggle A new story in the New […]

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Alabama

House Republicans are making a gamble with a possible Jim Jordan speakership | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  If House Republicans elect hard-charging Jim Jordan as speaker on Tuesday, they will be picking an election denier who is known for working to shut down the government rather than running it. The party would be ending its two-week speakership debacle, but it’d be elevating a ringleader in former President Donald Trump’s attempt […]

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Alabama

Judge denies Trump legal team’s motion to extend deadline over protective order dispute in election subversion case | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  A federal judge on Saturday denied a request from former President Donald Trump’s legal team for a deadline extension over the handling of evidence in the 2020 election subversion case. Trump’s lawyers will have to respond by Monday afternoon to the Justice Department’s proposal for a protective order. John Lauro, an attorney for […]

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Alabama

Mitch McConnell details GOP efforts to not ‘screw this up’ in 2024 Senate battle | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell should be brimming with confidence. Republicans are in the driver’s seat to take the Senate majority: with 23 seats held by Democrats, compared to just 11 for Republicans. There are likely just two GOP incumbents whose seats Democrats may try to flip – and both are in Republican […]

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Alabama

How McCarthy survived House chaos and won over Matt Gaetz to clinch the speaker’s gavel | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz strode into House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office on Monday night with a list of demands. Among them: The chairmanship of a key House Armed Services subcommittee. McCarthy rejected the offer. That decision set in motion a chain of events that left Gaetz and McCarthy locked in open confrontation […]

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Alabama

How McCarthy survived House chaos and won over Matt Gaetz to clinch the speaker’s gavel | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz strode into House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office on Monday night with a list of demands. Among them: The chairmanship of a key House Armed Services subcommittee. McCarthy rejected the offer. That decision set in motion a chain of events that left Gaetz and McCarthy locked in open confrontation […]

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Alaska

Right-wing provocateur ‘Baked Alaska’ sentenced to 2 months in prison for Capitol riot charge | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  A far-right internet personality who goes by the pseudonym “Baked Alaska” was sentenced on Tuesday to two months in prison for unlawfully protesting inside the US Capitol during the January 6, 2021, insurrection. Anthime Gionet, who livestreamed his breach of the Capitol in a nearly 30-minute video to more than 16,000 people, was […]

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Alabama

Congress has so much to do before Christmas | #elections | #alabama

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  It is the most productive time of year on Capitol Hill – after the election and before Republicans take over the House of Representatives – when the current Congress tries to […]

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Alabama

GOP reaction to Trump’s embrace of Holocaust denier reveals who still won’t cross him | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  Donald Trump’s meeting with a Holocaust-denying extremist is finally drawing significant GOP criticism and casting doubt on his political viability following the tepid launch of his 2024 campaign. Some Republicans, albeit tentatively and often with self-protecting caveats, are beginning to test whether the political incentives for criticizing the ex-president could outweigh the hazards. […]

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Alabama

GOP reaction to Trump’s embrace of Holocaust denier reveals who still won’t cross him | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Donald Trump’s meeting with a Holocaust-denying extremist is finally drawing significant GOP criticism and casting doubt on his political viability following the tepid launch of his 2024 campaign. Some Republicans, albeit tentatively and often with self-protecting caveats, are beginning to test whether the political incentives for criticizing the ex-president could outweigh the hazards. […]

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