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Via the Daily Caller, almost as interesting to me as Kudlow’s moment of candor is the fact that Axios posted the clip of its new interview with Harris yesterday and then quietly took it down at some point during the day. Is that because her “starting from scratch” quote was beginning to draw scrutiny from
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The fallout from the impeachment trial is still going on. Some of the seven Republicans who voted with the Democrats to convict Donald Trump are facing a backlash from their state parties. Senator Bill Cassidy was censured by the Louisiana state GOP over the weekend and last night North Carolina Senator Richard Burr joined the
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Back in December, Deputy DA Jon Hatami was one of the first to publicly criticize his new boss, DA George Gascon. Now Hatami is filing a lawsuit against Gascon for defamation and racial discrimination: Deputy District Attorney Jon Hatami, a Santa Clarita resident, alleged both Gascón and his spokesman, Max Szabo, published defamatory language about
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The rats are leaving the sinking ship. This afternoon Axios reports that Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt has resigned from the group he co-founded. Lincoln Project spokesman Kurt Bardella also resigned today. Why now? Well, take your pick of the many possible answers to that question: The backlash against the Lincoln Project began with the
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It was darkly funny when Lisa Murkowski said this on the record on Wednesday night and it’s even funnier that Republican senators are saying it off the record today. Does one typically need to speak anonymously to pronounce someone’s political death? Corpses don’t retaliate, do they? I’ll give Murkowski and her anonymous allies this much:
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Look, when the guy’s right, he’s right. You want to know how badly it went today? So badly that even Ted Cruz was more complimentary of the Democrats than of Trump’s lawyers. “I don’t think the lawyers did the most effective job,” he said of Trump’s team, calling lead Democratic impeachment manager Jamie Raskin “impressive”
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The word yesterday was that the prosecution’s case would be heavy on video, which was disappointing — what about witnesses? — but understandable. The jury has been rigged by partisan politics and isn’t persuadable and Democrats don’t want to spend weeks of Senate time prosecuting an unwinnable case. Under those circumstances, the smart play is
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A new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office could prove critical in Senate Democrats’ COVID-19 relief/stimulus strategy. One might even call it a “big f*****g deal,” if it gives them an opening to shove a minimum-wage hike down Republicans’ throats. Despite a gloomy prediction from Joe Biden about prospects for keeping the “fight for $15”
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