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Recent articles by Tom:

As 2024 looms, did Mike Pence miss his window — again?

Former Vice President Mike Pence, in his new autobiography, tells his side of what happened on Jan. 6, 2021, and dishes on other pivotal moments from his chaotic time as second-in-command to Donald Trump. → Read More

Exclusive: Dem opposition group targets wide field of 21 Republicans for '24 battle

The Democrats’ largest opposition research group, which tracks stunning candidate comments and monitors the world of conservative media, has hired a new presidential research director and more than a dozen researchers as it gets ready for 2024. → Read More

Vote for Trump in 2024? Pence says 'there might be somebody else I prefer.'

Former Vice President Mike Pence indicated Wednesday that he might not be inclined to vote for former President Donald Trump in 2024 should he launch another White House bid. → Read More

Jan. 6 committee votes unanimously to subpoena Trump

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol voted Thursday to subpoena former President Donald Trump over his role in the insurrection. → Read More

Pence tries to look forward in Washington speech amid Jan. 6 tension with Trump

Mike Pence returned to Washington Tuesday morning to rally a conference of conservative students ahead of the midterm elections — but all eyes are on the tension between the former vice president and Donald Trump stemming from the events of Jan. 6. → Read More

House passes same-sex-marriage protections, citing threat from Roe decision

House Democrats and a sizable group of Republicans voted Tuesday to pass legislation that would codify same-sex marriage into federal law and bolster other marriage protections. → Read More

Trump was alerted that Cabinet considered using 25th Amendment, aide testifies

Former President Donald Trump’s staff warned him that his actions on Jan. 6, 2021, could amount to criminal behavior. They unsuccessfully pleaded with him to... → Read More

Jan. 6 Chairman Bennie Thompson: 'Our democracy remains in danger'

The Democratic chairman of the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, will warn the nation Thursday that American... → Read More

'Connecting the dots': Jan. 6 committee promises to show Trump's role in Capitol attack at Thursday's hearing

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol plans to open its case to the public Thursday night by “connecting the dots” between then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to overthrow the 2020 election and the deadly insurrection. → Read More

After years of preparation, Pence looks poised for launch with Georgia validation

Former Vice President Mike Pence has spent his career in politics heeding the words of UCLA legend and famous Hoosier John Wooden: “When opportunity knocks, it’s too late to prepare.” On Tuesday night, opportunity knocked for Pence with a strong defeat of former President Donald Trump’s handpicked candidates for Georgia governor and secretary of state. → Read More

Despite massacres, little appetite among Republicans for gun control

The U.S. has been rocked by back-to-back gun massacres, but top Republicans have given little indication they plan to push any gun control measures. → Read More

Marjorie Taylor Greene wins GOP nod for 2nd term in Congress

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has made a name in Washington pushing hard-right conspiracy theories, easily won her party’s nomination for Congress Tuesday. → Read More

Bill protecting abortion rights fails to advance in Senate

Senators voted 49-51 on Wednesday, with one Democrat, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, joining Senate Republicans to block the measure — far short of the 60 votes that were needed to end a Republican filibuster. → Read More

'How dare you?’: Pence goes after Harris for Roe comments

At a gala Thursday night for an anti-abortion group, former Vice President Mike Pence took aim at sitting Vice President Kamala Harris over remarks she delivered at a pro-choice group’s annual gala two nights earlier. → Read More

Schumer promises Senate vote on abortion rights next week, McConnell focuses on leak

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer promised Tuesday that the Senate would vote next week on a bill to protect abortion rights, promising to put every senator “on record” on the issue, which has been reignited by the leak of a draft opinion by the Supreme Court to overturn abortion rights. → Read More

Booker brings Jackson to tears with impassioned speech: 'You're my star'

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., brought Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to tears Wednesday with an impassioned speech hearkening to the plight of Black Americans and the efforts of their forebears that led Booker and Jackson to be sitting together in the same Senate hearing room. → Read More

Jackson parries Hawley's child porn questioning, noting Congress never updated sentencing guidelines

President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson rebutted a line of questioning by Sen. Josh Hawley on Tuesday that asserted she had been too lenient in her role as a judge on child pornography offenders, by pointing blame back at Congress over its inability to update outdated federal sentencing guidelines. → Read More

Giuliani storms back into Ukraine investigation with Hunter Biden documentary

Rudy Giuliani is working on a new documentary on Hunter Biden, as President Trump’s personal attorney reemerges as the central figure behind efforts to continue to investigate Democrats’ ties to Ukraine, three Republican sources familiar with the project told Yahoo News. → Read More

Energized by impeachment report, Democrats ponder how to pry answers from White House

As House Democrats met for the first time Wednesday following the release of a sweeping impeachment report accusing President Trump of widespread abuse of powers in the Ukraine scandal, a number of lawmakers want to focus on getting the administration to produce even more information. Frustration that → Read More

After Sondland bombshell, Democrats look to expand Trump probe to Pompeo, others

House Democrats, emboldened after Ambassador Gordon Sondland provided stunning testimony Wednesday, are debating whether to expand the investigation to other Trump administration officials. → Read More