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Claytoonz: A slice of conspiracy

Some of the Republicans asking Ketanji Brown Jackson questions were using their time, not asking serious questions for a nominee to the Supreme Court, but were instead auditioning for the 2024 presidential race…that is, if Donald Trump lets them run. ... Read more»

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Ketanji Brown Jackson defends her record under grilling from U.S. Senate Republicans

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday sharpened their criticisms of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, while Democrats on the evenly split panel said Jackson’s record as a federal trial judge and appeals judge showed she was an impartial jurist. ... Read more»

Senate passes short-term funding bill, skirts government shutdown

Less than 36 hours out from a government shutdown deadline, the Senate passed short-term legislation Thursday night to keep the lights on and the federal government running through March 11 at levels agreed to by the previous Congress. ... Read more»

Senate stall on budget talks greases path to government shutdown

Lawmakers are racing to pass short-term government spending legislation Thursday as they stare down a fast-approaching shutdown deadline, but Democratic absences and Republican demands for several votes on unrelated policies stand in the way of swift passage.... Read more»

FactCheck: Biden's pledge to appoint African-American woman mirrors promises by Reagan, Trump

Republicans have criticized Biden for pledging to nominate an African-American woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. They should read what former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump said about women they appointed.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Patriotic cuddles from Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is a coward. He can’t defend his wife. He can’t defend his state. He can’t defend his country.... Read more»

GOP senators block voting rights bill that would have protected voters of color

Republican U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz of Texas joined GOP senators to block a federal voting rights bill that would have restored protections for voters of color and helped override some of Texas’s new elections restrictions and redistricted political maps.... Read more»

Navajo president backs bill to protect Native American voting rights

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez urged a Senate Judiciary subcommittee to support the Native American Voting Rights Act, which would set minimum federal requirements for voting on tribal lands, including early voting, mail-in balloting, ballot collecting and ID standards.... Read more»

Texas announces 2020 election audit after Trump lobbies governor

In a move Texas Democrats called “pitiful yet predictable” and “pure pandering” to backers of Donald Trump’s claims that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent, the Texas Secretary of State announced Thursday it is auditing the election results of the state’s four largest counties. ... Read more»

U.S. Senate to try again on voting rights in September after Cruz blocks debate attempt

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is planning to bring a comprehensive voting rights package to the Senate for a vote when the chamber returns next month after Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas blocked an attempt to advance the “For the People Act” for Senate debate.... Read more»

'Circus is coming to town': How the El Paso Border Patrol’s 2018 Election Day plan unraveled

In 2018, the El Paso Border Patrol sector scrapped a “crowd control exercise” that was planned on Election Day, stating the exercise was postponed “due to inaccurate reporting that caused unneeded confusion in border communities,” - yet emails show it was never anything more than a scheme for media attention that drew heavy criticism within the Border Patrol and CBP.... Read more»

Ducey won’t criticize Trump for inciting attack on Capitol

While Gov. Doug Ducey has repeatedly condemned the violent mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol Jan 6. during the count of Electoral votes to declare Joe Biden the next president, that condemnation doesn’t extend to President Donald Trump’s role in inciting the insurrection that left five people dead. ... Read more»

Analysis

No matter what some public officials say, the message you need to hear is 'stay home'

Mixed messaging from all levels of government is putting Americans at risk and will speed the spread of the coronavirus. No matter what politicians say, public health experts agree. Stay home, even if you feel fine.... Read more»

Jury duty: After week of sitting, senators take active impeachment role

When senators return to their roles as jurors Wednesday in the impeachment trial of President Trump, they will get to do something jurors in a normal trial never get to do – question the attorneys.... Read more»

Beto O'Rourke drops out of presidential race

The former El Paso congressman announced the decision Friday.... Read more»

During Trump's visit, El Paso residents criticized his divisiveness — and lawmakers' inaction on gun laws

Anger and frustration about gun laws — and president's racist language — is becoming more apparent in a city still dealing with grief from what police have said is a racially motivated massacre.... Read more»

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