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Reports: Justice Breyer To Retire

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is planning to retire, multiple media outlets report. Breyer has faced calls for his retirement from Democrats since… → Read More

6-3 SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Regs

The Supreme Court’s 6-3 conservative majority ruled Thursday that two restrictive voting policies in Arizona did not violate the Voting Rights Act. → Read More

READ: The Template SCOTUS Election-Reversal Lawsuit That Trump Allies Pushed On LA's AG

Before Texas filed a lawsuit that asked the Supreme Court to block President Biden’s win in four battleground states, a draft of the petition was circulated to… → Read More

SCOTUS Rejects Texas Challenge To Obamacare

The Supreme Court rejected Texas’ challenge to the Affordable Care Act, in a 7-2 decision. The majority opinion, written by Justice Stephen Breyer… → Read More

DOJ Drops Its Lawsuit Over John Bolton's Trump Tell-All

The Justice Department indicated Wednesday that it was dropping its civil lawsuit against John Bolton for allegedly publishing his memoir without properly… → Read More

Manchin Puts Forward His Compromise Proposal For Voting Rights Bills

Sen. Joe Manchin (R) has indicated what changes he’d like to see to both the sprawling democracy overhaul bill the Senate is slated to vote on next week and a… → Read More

Report: One In Three Election Officials Feel Unsafe In Their Job

Election officials are facing threatening behavior, crushing work hours and low pay, according to a new report that examined the work atmosphere around election… → Read More

New DOJ Emails Include Hints About Atlanta USA’s Abrupt Exit Amid Trump Pressure

New Justice Department emails released by the House Tuesday give a look into the behind-the-scenes machinations around the shady departure of a Trump-appointed… → Read More

AZ AG Defends Sketchy Audit, Tells AG Garland He’s ‘Not Amused’ By DOJ ‘Posturing’

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) told the U.S. Justice Department Monday that that DOJ was “supporting the hysterical outcries of leftist pundits on… → Read More

Judge Again Torches DOJ For Mueller Memo Handling, But Pauses Order To Release It

The Justice Department scored a temporary win Monday in its fight to keep secret parts of a key memo concerning the Mueller investigation. But that victory came… → Read More

Garland: DOJ Voting Rights Push To Include Focus On Sketchy Audits, Elex Worker Threats

Attorney General Merrick Garland laid out on Friday a muscular approach he says the Justice Department will take to protect the right to vote. → Read More

The Bogus Maricopa Audit Has Become A Mecca For MAGA Politicians Nationwide

If you’re a Republican politician who wants to prove your loyalty to President Trump and his election fraud lies, a stop at Arizona’s shambolic recount has… → Read More

Senate Confirms First Biden Judge

The Senate has allowed President Joe Biden to officially begin making his mark on the bench with its confirmation Tuesday of Biden’s first judicial nominee. → Read More

Senate Dems Grapple With The Manchin Brick Wall In Front Of Their Voting Rights Push

In the wake of Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) hard line against Democrats’ big democracy overhaul legislation, Senate Dems on Monday were working through the various… → Read More

AP: Schumer Recommends Two Powerhouse Voting Rights Attorneys For Federal Bench

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is recommending that President Biden nominate to the federal bench two voting rights attorneys who were involved in… → Read More

Trump Will Be Banned From Facebook Until At Least 2023

Facebook announced Friday that the ban it has imposed on President Trump from using the platform will last until at least two years from the Jan. → Read More

WaPo: FBI Probing DeJoy's Political Fundraising Tactics From Time As A Business Owner

Claims about the political fundraising conduct of U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy when he was a private business owner, have apparently attracted an FBI… → Read More

PA GOPers Are On A ‘Fact-Finding Mission’ In AZ To Scope Out Sketchy Maricopa Audit

If you were involved in the Trump-aligned efforts to overturn the 2020 election, Phoenix’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum is the hottest place to be. → Read More

The Fine Of National Enquirer's Owner For Trump Scheme Was One Of FEC's Largest Ever

On Tuesday, the Federal Elections Commission unveiled a $187,500 fine it was levying against National Enquirer’s parent company, as part of a settlement with… → Read More

FEC Fines National Enquirer Publisher For Role In 2016 Trump Hush Money Scheme

The Federal Election Commission slapped the National Enquirer’s parent company with a $187,500 fine for its role in 2016 in silencing a Playboy model who… → Read More