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Recent articles by Christopher:

Republican Senate race in Pennsylvania too close to call

The race for the Republican Senate nomination between David McCormick and Dr. Mehmet Oz remained too close to call Wednesday morning. → Read More

Military takes UFOs seriously at congressional hearing: 'We want to know what's out there'

While the first congressional hearing on UFOs in more than 50 years didn’t reveal the existence of extraterrestrial life, it did affirm that the U.S. military is taking sightings of unknown craft seriously as a national security threat. → Read More

Photos show GOP Senate candidate Kathy Barnette marching with Proud Boys on Jan. 6

Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Kathy Barnette marched with members of a right-wing extremist group prior to the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to footage recently unearthed on social media. → Read More

'Can't you just shoot them?': Former defense secretary says Trump wanted violence against Floyd protesters

President Donald Trump wanted U.S. troops to shoot protesters during the racial justice demonstrations in 2020, according to a new book from former Defense Secretary Mark Esper. → Read More

Michigan state senator hits back at GOP colleague accusing her of 'grooming' kids

Michigan state Sen. Mallory McMorrow pushed back in a viral speech against the growing trend of Republicans labeling their Democratic opponents as groomers and pedophiles. → Read More

Federal judge strikes down mask mandate for planes

U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle concluded that the masking regulation enacted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in February 2021 “exceeded the CDC statutory authority.” → Read More

Zelensky: World should be 'worried' about potential of Russian nuclear strike

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said “all of the world” should be concerned that Russia could turn to nuclear weapons as the war in Ukraine nears its third month. → Read More

Greene revives QAnon smear in attack on GOP senators backing Jackson's SCOTUS nomination

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene launched an outlandish attack against three Republican senators who support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, accusing them of somehow being “pro-pedophile.” → Read More

Republicans use Jackson hearings to outline priorities on education, abortion and LGBT rights

Republican senators appear to be using the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to lay out their political priorities for the 2022 midterms and beyond. → Read More

Jackson defends herself against Republican attacks: 'Nothing could be further from the truth'

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson began her second day of Supreme Court nomination hearings by defending herself against Republican accusations she had been too lenient when sentencing child porn offenders. → Read More

Ginni Thomas confirms she attended Jan. 6 'Stop the Steal' rally but says she left before Capitol riot

Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, says she attended the Jan. 6, 2021, “Stop the Steal” rally that preceded the deadly assault carried out by supporters of then-President Donald Trump on the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

GOP Rep. Cawthorn calls Zelensky a 'thug,' says Ukraine is pushing 'woke ideologies'

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., called President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine a "thug" at a campaign event over the weekend. → Read More

How the U.S. and Europe are cracking down on Russia's oligarchs

In response to the invasion of Ukraine, nations around the world continue to target Russia’s oligarchs, the class of wealthy elites who make up some of President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies. → Read More

Gina Raimondo chosen as designated survivor for State of the Union

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo was selected as "designated survivor" for President Biden’s 2022 State of the Union speech. → Read More

What would a 'no-fly zone' mean in Ukraine?

Ukrainian officials and two Republican members of Congress have pushed for the United States to implement a no-fly zone as Russia’s invasion continues, but doing so would mark a major escalation in the war. → Read More

How the world is punishing Russia for the Ukraine invasion

Since launching an invasion into Ukraine last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his country have faced intense international backlash, ranging from crippling economic sanctions to condemnation from the worlds of sports and culture. → Read More

Biden picks Ketanji Brown Jackson as Supreme Court nominee

If confirmed, Jackson would become the first Black woman to serve on the nation's highest court. → Read More

Nearly 4 million children fall into poverty as expanded child tax credit ends

Monthly checks stopped going out in December, causing a 41 percent spike in child poverty, according to a Columbia University analysis. → Read More

Judge says he will throw out Sarah Palin's libel suit against New York Times

A federal judge said Monday he will dismiss the libel lawsuit filed by the former Alaska governor against the Times because her lawyers failed to produce evidence that the newspaper acted out of malice. → Read More

Books on race, gender pulled from schools amid conservative push against 'radical' literature

Attempts by conservative activists to regulate how schools discuss race, sexuality and gender has contributed to an ongoing effort to remove books seen as controversial from school curricula and libraries. → Read More