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Past articles by Jacob:

Hunter Biden has been indicted on gun charges after his plea deal fell apart. The most serious count could send him to prison for up to 10 years.

The indictment on firearms charges comes after Biden's plea deal with the feds related to two tax charges fell through in late July. → Read More

Rudy Giuliani attorney discussed settlement with sexual abuse accuser Noelle Dunphy, lawyer says

Noelle Dunphy alleges Rudy Giuliani serially sexually assaulted her and demanded she perform oral sex while he was on the phone with Donald Trump. → Read More

Rudy Giuliani should be disbarred for trying to overturn the 2020 election, bar ethics panel says

Giuliani's "misconduct" after the 2020 election was "unparalleled in its destructive purpose and effect," an ethics panel found. → Read More

Tucker Carlson could play a starring role in Smartmatic's $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit – and Fox News should be terrified

Now that he's estranged from Fox News, Tucker Carlson could play a dangerous role for the network in Smartmatic's massive defamation lawsuit. → Read More

Fox News agrees to pay $12 million to settle ex-producer's lawsuit alleging 'sexist' work environment

Abby Grossberg alleged that she experienced a sexist workplace environment while working for Tucker Carlson and Maria Bartiromo. → Read More

Supreme Court ends affirmative action in college admissions

Now dominated by right-wing appointees — including three appointed by Donald Trump — the court was widely expected to end affirmative action. → Read More

How Jeffrey Epstein's island politics helped elect Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett

Jeffrey Epstein funded US Virgin Islands politicians, like Rep. Stacey Plaskett, who represented the territory he used as a playground for pedophilia. → Read More

Judge blames George Santos for personally feeding 'media frenzy' into his mysterious bail sponsors before making their names public

A judge said Rep. George Santos personally fed that "media frenzy" — forcing her hand to identify his dad and aunt as bail sponsors. → Read More

We just learned the identities of the 2 bail guarantors keeping George Santos out of jail

Serial fabulist and GOP Congressman George Santos is being kept out of jail because two people are on the hook for his $500,000 bond. → Read More

Hunter Biden's jail-free plea deal isn't the end of his legal troubles

The Justice Department said its investigation into Hunter Biden is "still ongoing." Today's guilty plea agreement doesn't change that. → Read More

Who paid the $500,000 to bail George Santos out of jail? We'll probably find out on Thursday.

On Thursday, documents revealing the identities of the three people who paid scandal-plagued congressman George Santos' $500,000 bond will be unsealed → Read More

Hunter Biden to plead guilty in criminal gun and tax case

The son of President Joe Biden reached a plea agreement with Justice Department prosecutors in the criminal case. → Read More

Prosecutors in Mar-a-Lago case want to keep evidence secret so it won't compromise other 'ongoing investigations'

The disclosure of discovery material could compromise "ongoing investigations" or identify "uncharged individuals," prosecutors said in a filing. → Read More

Exclusive: Westchester DA shuts down criminal investigation of Trump Organization without any charges

Prosecutors examined whether the Trump Organization — and Donald Trump himself — illegally misrepresented property values to pay lower taxes. → Read More

Trump's indictment has been unsealed. Read the 37 charges brought by federal prosecutors.

The Justice Department brought the case over Trump's taking of secret records after leaving office and his alleged attempts to obstruct their return. → Read More

Trump indicted in Mar-a-Lago records case

The Department of Justice indicted former President Donald Trump in connection with classified records discovered at his Mar-a-Lago estate. → Read More

Is indicted Chinese billionaire tycoon Guo Wengui secretly bankrolling George Santos's bail?

Ahead of his criminal indictment, George Santos became vocally supportive of exiled Chinese tycoon and Republican patron Guo Wengui. → Read More

Project Veritas sues its founder James O'Keefe, alleging he set up a competitor and wooed donors while on the company's payroll

James O'Keefe violated his contract by setting up a competitor and wooing donors from a confidential list, the lawsuit alleges. → Read More

A judge reportedly held a secret hearing with the 3 anonymous people sponsoring George Santos's $500,000 bail

The identities of the people sponsoring George Santos's $500,000 bond allowing him to remain out of jail remain secret weeks after his indictment. → Read More

Jeffrey Epstein used US Virgin Islands First Lady to remain 'unchecked' in sex-trafficking scheme, JP Morgan claims in court filing

The US Virgin Islands government "made sure that no one asked too many questions" about young girls on Jeffrey Epstein's island, JP Morgan claims. → Read More