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National/Federal Lawmakers Across the U.S. Seek to Curb Utility Spending on Politics, Ads and More Extras Arkansas Advocate – Robert Zullo | Published: 2/27/2024 After a string of scandals and amid rising bills, lawmakers in statehouses across the country have been pushing […]

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February 23, 2024  •  

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National/Federal The Quiet Way Democrats Hope to Expand Their Power at the State Level DNyuz – Nick Corasaniti (New York Times) | Published: 2/20/2024 Locked out of power on the U.S. Supreme Court and still playing catch-up against Republicans in the federal […]

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February 16, 2024  •  

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National/Federal Chief Witness Against Gaetz Is Cooperating with House Ethics Investigation DNyuz – Robert Draper and Michael Schmidt (New York Times) | Published: 2/9/2024 A lawyer for the chief witness against U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz said the witness was cooperating with a […]

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February 9, 2024  •  

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National/Federal Luxury Spending, Internal Strife Leave NRA Staggering Into 2024 Election Anchorage Daily News – Beth Reinhard and Sylvia Foster-Frau (Washington Post) | Published: 2/4/2024 In 2016, the National Rifle Association (NRA) endorsed helped catapult Donald Trump to the White House with […]

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February 2, 2024  •  

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National/Federal Biden Super PAC Plans a Historic $250 Million Ad Blitz DNyuz – Reid Epstein and Shane Goldmacher (New York Times) | Published: 1/30/2024 The main Democratic super PAC supporting President Biden’s re-election bid, Future Forward, is beginning to reserve $250 million […]

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January 26, 2024  •  

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National/Federal Billionaires Wanted to Save the News Industry. They’re Losing a Fortune. DNyuz – Benjamin Mullin and Katie Robertson (New York Times) | Published: 1/18/2024 There is an old saying about the news business: If you want to make a small fortune, […]

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January 19, 2024  •  

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National/Federal A New Republican Mom Wants to Change House Rules for Postpartum Voting DNyuz – Anni Karni (New York Times) | Published: 1/16/2024 When she arrived in Congress last year, Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, a hard-right Republican from Florida, joined the rest […]

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January 12, 2024  •  

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National/Federal Democrats Set Ambitious Spending Plan for State Legislative Races DNyuz – Nick Corasaniti (New York Times) | Published: 1/10/2024 The Democratic Party’s organization that focuses on state legislative races is planning its largest campaign budget ever as it seeks to flip […]

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January 5, 2024  •  

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National/Federal Bomb Hoaxes and ‘Swatting’ Attempts Target Public Officials as 2024 Begins DNyuz – Neil Vigdor (New York Times) | Published: 1/4/2023 State Capitol buildings in seven states were evacuated or placed on lockdown after the authorities said they had received bomb […]

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December 22, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 22, 2023

National/Federal Here Are the Other States Where Trump’s Ballot Eligibility Faces a Challenge Las Vegas Sun – Nick Corasaniti (New York Times) | Published: 12/21/2023 The decision by the Colorado Supreme Court to disqualify Donald Trump from holding office again was the […]

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December 15, 2023  •  

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National/Federal Kevin McCarthy Uses PAC to Lavish Cash on High-End Resorts, Private Jets and Fine Dining MSN – Paul Pringle and Adam Elmahrek (Los Angeles Times) | Published: 12/7/2023 As her exits Congress two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, […]

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December 8, 2023  •  

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National/Federal George Santos Reveals One Truth: It’s easy to abuse campaign finance laws DNyuz – Rebecca Davis O’Brien (New York Times) | Published: 12/2/2023 Perhaps no federal officeholder in modern American history has been accused of ignoring, testing, or breaking as many […]

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December 1, 2023  •  

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National/Federal Antagonisms Flare as Red States Try to Dictate How Blue Cities Are Run MSN – Molly Hennessy-Fiske (Washington Post) | Published: 11/27/2023 Despite long advocating small government and local control, Republican governors and legislators across a significant swath of the country […]

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November 17, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 17, 2023

National/Federal Trump Compares Political Opponents to ‘Vermin’ Who He Will ‘Root Out,’ Alarming Historians ABC News – Soo Rin Kim and Lalee Ibssa | Published: 11/13/2023 Donald Trump vowed to “root out” his political opponents, who he said “live like vermin” as […]

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