News Roundup: Congress was ‘target’ on Jan. 6; more Republican woes; more Gaetz revelations

Powerful Republican Rep. Kevin Brady will retire from Texas House seat

Does Trickle-Down Economics Actually Work?To the extent the…

Texas senator’s big ‘gotcha’ moment in DOJ confirmation hearing made him a laughingstock

Immigrant workers in New Jersey are on hunger strikes to demand state leaders act on pandemic relief

Watch 10-year-old politely eviscerate Texas Republicans over anti-trans bills

A progressive landslide in Wisconsin shows how badly GOP attacks on school reopenings have failed

House and Senate Democrats Plan Bill to Add Four Justices to Supreme Court

‘That is not how this works’: Jen Psaki swats down factually incorrect question about abortion

Forensic pathologist named in lawsuit for his medical opinion is best Chauvin defense can do

South Dakota’s Republican governor wants asylum-seekers to know they’re really, really not welcome

Cartoon: Unaccompanied minor

China Eclipses Terrorist Groups as Top U.S. Security Threat, Intelligence Chiefs Say

Twitter users quickly ID drill sergeant harassing a Black man in viral video—and his CO saw it, too

Nearly 80% of voters report getting stimulus payment; overwhelming majority say it was as expected

Senate Republicans put their full hostility to Black women on display at Kristen Clarke confirmation

Executivo do Facebook é indicado pelo governo para Conselho Nacional de Proteção de Dados

A terrible disease, children at risk, and a promising treatment that’s about to vanish

Biden administration begins process of reversing Trump’s abortion referral ‘gag orders’

Indoor Dust Contains PFAS and Other Toxic Chemicals

How Joe Biden’s Pessimism on Afghanistan Won the Day

As hundreds of corporate heavy hitters go to bat for voting rights, another GOP alliance falters

Democrats call on Biden to prioritize citizenship for essential workers in infrastructure plan

Gaetz was a regular at sex-and-drugs parties, two women who partied with Florida Republican say

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Does Trickle-Down Economics Actually Work?To the extent the…

Does Trickle-Down Economics Actually Work?To the extent the Republican Party has any economic platform at all, it’s trickle-down economics. Unfortunately for the GOP, it’s based on three giant myths. It’s time to…

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China Eclipses Terrorist Groups as Top U.S. Security Threat, Intelligence Chiefs Say

The national security threats that top intelligence officials laid out for lawmakers on Wednesday were dominated by China’s efforts to expand its global influence and the “cascading crises” and “looming disequilibrium” facing…

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House and Senate Democrats Plan Bill to Add Four Justices to Supreme Court

Congressional Democrats plan to unveil legislation expanding the size of the Supreme Court on Thursday, according to three congressional sources familiar with the closely held measure.  The bill would add four seats…

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Why Joe Biden Holds Out Hope For Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. When the White House back in…

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The Border Patrol’s Abdication in the Sonoran Desert

While much of the public’s attention has been focused on the thousands of unaccompanied minors currently in U.S. custody, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has quietly begun a policy of dropping off...

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Why a Weakened NRA May Still Block Joe Biden’s Moves on Guns

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Matthew Lacombe literally wrote the book...

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The Wheels Seem to be Coming Off Democrats’ Infrastructure Plans

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. The week began filled with optimism...

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Hunter Biden On Making His Own Crack, Living with His Dealer and His Family’s Effort to Keep Him Alive

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. There’s a too-brief scene late in...

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Chicago Awaits Video of Police Killing of 13-Year-Old Boy

The city of Chicago is on edge, haunted by its past and fearful of what lies ahead, for once again a police officer has killed a child on its streets. On March...

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