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December 8, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 8, 2023

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  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 1, 2023

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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November 10, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 10, 2023

National/Federal To Help 2024 Voters, Meta Says It Will Begin Labeling Political Ads That Use AI-Generated Imagery ABC News – David Klepper (Associated Press) | Published: 11/8/2023 Facebook and Instagram will require political ads running on their platforms to disclose if they […]

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November 3, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 3, 2023

National/Federal Rep. George Santos Survives Effort to Expel Him from the House. But He Still Faces an Ethics Report ABC News – Kevin Freking and Stephen Groves (Associated Press) | Published: 11/1/2023 U.S. Rep. George Santos survived a vote to expel him […]

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October 27, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 27, 2023

National/Federal Meadows Granted Immunity, Tells Smith He Warned Trump About 2020 Claims: Sources ABC News – Katherine Faulders, Mike Levine, and Alexander Mallin | Published: 10/24/2023 Former President Trump’s final chief of staff in the White House, Mark Meadows, has spoken with […]

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October 20, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 20, 2023

National/Federal Gag Order on Trump in Election Case Leaves More Hard Questions DNyuz – Charlie Savage and Alan Feuer (New York Times) | Published: 10/17/2023 U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Chutkan’s gag order against Donald Trump is the first major consequence of […]

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October 13, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 13, 2023

National/Federal Ex-Treasurer for Rep. George Santos Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Tells of Bogus Loan and Fake Donors ABC News – Jake Offenhartz (Associated Press) | Published: 10/5/2023 The ex-treasurer for U.S. Rep. George Santos pleaded guilty to a fraud conspiracy charge and […]

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October 6, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 6, 2023

National/Federal Supreme Court to Decide Landmark Texas, Florida Social Media Cases and More MSN – Ann Marimow and Cat Zakrzewski (Washington Post) | Published: 9/29/2023 The Supreme Court said it would wade into the future of free speech online and decide whether […]

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September 29, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 29, 2023

National/Federal Rupert Murdoch to Step Down as Chairman of Fox Corporation and Fox News Billings Gazette – David Bauder (Associated Press) | Published: 9/21/2023 Rupert Murdoch, the 92-year-old Australian media magnate whose creation of Fox News made him a force in American […]

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September 22, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 22, 2023

National/Federal Lobbyists Flirt with AI While Remaining Cautious of Its Promises Bloomberg Government – Kate Ackley | Published: 9/8/2023 Lobbyists are scrambling to put their imprint on federal oversight of artificial intelligence (AI) and grappling with its influence on their own profession […]

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September 15, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 15, 2023

National/Federal Former FTX Crypto Executive Pleads Guilty to Making Millions in Illegal Campaign Contributions Associated Press News – Jake Offenhartz | Published: 9/7/2023 A former top executive at the failed FTX cryptocurrency exchange pleaded guilty to making tens of millions of dollars […]

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September 8, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 8, 2023

National/Federal AI Deepfakes in Campaigns May Be Detectable, But Will It Matter? MSN – Jim Saska (Roll Call) | Published: 9/5/2023 Deepfake audio, authentic sounding but false recordings built from short snippets of a subject talking, have become extremely realistic, presenting the […]

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September 1, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 1, 2023

National/Federal A Lawmaker Hid One Key Fact as He Fought Checks on Gun Shops DNyuz – Glen Thrush (New York Times) | Published: 8/25/2023 Rep. Andrew Clyde has been in Congress only since 2021, but he has quickly emerged as a vocal […]

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