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Past articles by Dan:

Trump Said He Might Have Let Russia “Take Over” Parts of Ukraine. Fox News Edited It Out.

That's what Russia secretly asked for in 2016. → Read More

Mike Pence’s Harshest Critique of January 6 Comes Too Late

Pence did not tell investigators what he told the Gridiron Club. → Read More

Steve Bannon, an Exiled Mogul, and the Ukraine Rescue Effort That (Mostly) Wasn’t

How a far-right group raised money and sowed confusion in the middle of a massive refugee crisis. → Read More

Hunter Biden Threatens to Sue Steve Bannon and Exiled Mogul Guo Wengui

The far-right pair was instrumental in spreading pornographic images from Hunter's laptop. → Read More

Republicans Swing and Miss on Hunter Biden and Twitter

"The premise of this whole hearing is misleading." → Read More

Why Twitter Was Right to Suppress (Some of) the Material From Hunter’s Laptop

Some context House Republicans will probably ignore. → Read More

Why Those Documents at Mike Pence’s Place Should Be Bad for Trump

Having "classified" materials is not the main problem. → Read More

House Republicans Want Visitor Logs for Biden’s House—But Not for Mar-a-Lago

Priorities. → Read More

Federal Judge Orders Bannon Ally to End Harassment Campaign Against Creditors

Supporters of MAGA tycoon Guo Wengui have a long history of intimidating his critics. → Read More

Of Course Steve Bannon and January 6 Fans Are Cheering on the Brazilian Insurrection

Free on appeal, Bannon lauds "Brazilian Freedom Fighters." → Read More

Kevin McCarthy Is Cutting Deals With the Big Lie’s Worst Offenders

The GOP leader is nearing the speakership by winning over congressional insurrectionists. → Read More

What the January 6 Committee Missed

To focus on Trump, the committee pulled some important punches. → Read More

Cassidy Hutchinson Testifies That Former Trump Ethics Lawyer Told Her to Memory Hole Key Details in Name of “Protecting the President”

"I almost felt like I had Trump looking over my shoulder." → Read More

It’s Official: The January 6 Committee Calls for Trump Prosecutions

The referral has no legal import, but it matters politically. → Read More

We Found the Guys Behind the Hunter Biden Porn That Elon Musk Won’t Shut Up About

This is not a First Amendment thing. → Read More

Oath Keepers Founder Convicted of Sedition in Capitol Attack

Jurors found Stewart Rhodes and another defendant guilty of seditious conspiracy. Three others were acquitted on the most serious charge. → Read More

An Oath Keeper Took the Stand in Her Own Defense. It Went Badly.

Grace Molteni/Mother Jones; Jose Luis Magana/AP, Montgomery County Jail/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters. Jessica Watkins, an Oath Keeper charged with seditious conspiracy, struggled Thursday under cross examination by prosecutors—at one point shouting that the 2020 election had been stolen from Donald Trump. “Half this… → Read More

Republicans Will End the January 6 Committee. They May Also Investigate It.

Big Lie backers want revenge. → Read More

Trump’s Big Liars Urge Brazil’s Bolsonaro to Refuse to Concede

Mother Jones illustration; David Dee Delgado/Getty, Mateus Bonomi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters. Top purveyors of former President Donald Trump’s election fraud lies are now calling for Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro to follow Trump’s lead and refuse to admit defeat. “Bolsonaro can’t… → Read More

Elon Musk, Free Speech Absolutist, Is Silent About His Saudi Partners

Is the bird really freed? → Read More