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September 23, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 23, 2022

National/Federal A Landmark Supreme Court Fight Over Social Media Now Looks Likely MSN – Robert Barnes and Ann Marimow (Washington Post) | Published: 9/19/2022 Conflicting lower court rulings about removing controversial material from social media platforms point toward a landmark U.S. […]

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September 16, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 16, 2022

National/Federal A Record Number of Black Candidates for Higher Offices Aim to Reshape U.S. Politics MSN – Tim Craig (Washington Post) | Published: 9/13/2022 A record number of Black men and women are running for U.S. Senate and governor this fall, […]

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September 9, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 9, 2022

National/Federal ‘Fat Leonard’ Goes on the Lam Weeks Before Sentencing in Navy Bribery Scandal Portland Press Herald – María Luisa Paúl (Washington Post) | Published: 9/6/2022 The Malaysian defense contractor who pleaded guilty to bribing Navy officials with sex parties, fancy […]

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September 2, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 2, 2022

National/Federal Document Reveals Identity of Donors Who Secretly Funded Nikki Haley’s Political Nonprofit Yahoo News – Alex Isenstadt (Politico) | Published: 8/26/2022 Many of the Republican Party’s biggest donors are among those who funneled anonymous contributions to former United Nations Ambassador […]

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August 26, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 26, 2022

National/Federal An Unusual $1.6 Billion Donation Bolsters Conservatives Seattle Times – Kenneth Vogel and Shane Goldmacher (New York Times) | Published: 8/22/2022 A new conservative group received $1.6 billion from one donor, which among the largest – if not the largest […]

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August 19, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 19, 2022

National/Federal FBI Arrests Ex-Congressman on Charges of Fraud and Money Laundering MSN – Praveena Somasundaram (Washington Post) | Published: 8/16/2022 Former U.S.  Rep. TJ Cox was indicted on 28 charges, including 15 counts of wire fraud and one count of campaign […]

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August 12, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 12, 2022

National/Federal Appeals Court Rules IRS Must Provide Trump’s Tax Returns to House Committee MSN – Harper Neidig (The Hill) | Published: 8/9/2022 The IRS must hand over former President Trump’s tax returns to a U.S. House committee, a federal appeals court […]

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August 5, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 5, 2022

National/Federal A Right-Wing Think Tank Claimed to Be a Church. Now, Members of Congress Want to Investigate. ProPublica – Andrew Suozzo | Published: 8/2/2022 Forty members of Congress asked the IRS and the Treasury Department to investigate what the lawmakers termed […]

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National/Federal A Record Number of Trans and Nonbinary People Are Running for Office MSN – Anne Branigan (Washington Post) | Published: 7/27/2022 In 2017, former journalist Danica Roem made history when she was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, making […]

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National/Federal Bipartisan Group Seeks to Limit Who Federal Agencies Can Contract With Government Executive – Eric Katz | Published: 7/14/2022 A bipartisan group of senators is looking to set new limitations on the entities with which federal agencies can contract, introducing […]

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National/Federal Election Officials Fear Copycat Attacks as ‘Insider Threats’ Loom MSN – Zach Montellaro (Politico) | Published: 7/12/2022 Election officials are confronting a wave of threats and security challenges coming from a troubling source: inside the election system itself. In interviews […]

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National/Federal A Trump-Appointed Official Who Gets an Important Vote on Whether Trump Broke Election Laws Spoke at a Texas GOP Event Where He Was Billed as a Part of the ‘Trump Elections Team’ MSN – Madison Hall | Published: 6/30/2022 FEC […]

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National/Federal Cassidy Hutchinson’s Testimony Highlights Legal Risks for Trump Yahoo News – Alan Feuer and Glenn Thrush (New York Times) | Published: 6/29/2022 The extent to which the Justice Department’s expanding criminal inquiry into the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is […]

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National/Federal Bipartisan Bill Aims to Curb Foreign Influence in U.S. Democracy MSN – Isaac Stanley-Becker (Washington Post) | Published: 6/16/2022 A House bill seeks to curb foreign influence in the U.S. by imposing a lifetime ban on members of Congress, senior […]

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