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November 23, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 23, 2022

National/Federal Cigars, Booze, Money: How a lobbying blitz made sports betting ubiquitous Yahoo News – Eric Lipton and Kenneth Vogel (New York Times) | Published: 11/20/2022 In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the federal prohibition on sports betting was unconstitutional. […]

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November 18, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 18, 2022

National/Federal Conservative Group Pressing States to Adopt Laws Protecting Companies from ‘Political Boycotts’: Report Yahoo News – Jared Gans (The Hill) | Published: 11/11/2022 A conservative group is planning to push state lawmakers across the country to adopt legislation to shield […]

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November 11, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 11, 2022

National/Federal Democrats Buck Midterm History to Win Control of 4 States Yahoo News – David Lieb (Associated Press) | Published: 11/9/2022 Defying historic midterm trends, Democrats wrested control of state legislative chambers away from Republicans in Michigan and Minnesota while also […]

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November 4, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 4, 2022

National/Federal Architect of Capitol Abused Government Car Privileges, IG Report Finds MSN – Jim Saska (Roll Call) | Published: 11/1/2022 A report from the Architect of the Capitol inspector general suggests Architect Brett Blanton drove to Florida at the government’s expense, […]

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October 28, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 28, 2022

National/Federal Bannon Gets 4 Months Jail Term for Defying Jan. 6 Committee Subpoena Yahoo News – Kyle Cheney and Josh Gerstein (Politico) | Published: 10/21/2022 A judge sentenced longtime Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon to four months in jail for defying […]

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October 21, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 21, 2022

National/Federal Activists Push for Disclosure of Clients and Income of Judges’ Spouses MSN – Hailey Fuchs (Politico) | Published: 10/20/2022 A coalition of judicial advocacy and watchdog groups are calling on Congress to establish greater disclosure requirements for the spouses of […]

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October 14, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 14, 2022

National/Federal A Congressional Campaign Committee Just Reimbursed a Dead Lawmaker for Travel Mileage Yahoo Finance – Madison Hall (Business Insider) | Published: 10/12/2022 The campaign committee of a deceased member of Congress reimbursed him for travel mileage months after he died. […]

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October 7, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 7, 2022

National/Federal DataVault Requests US Election Agency’s Advice to Send NFTs as a Campaign Fundraising Incentive Cointelegraph – Turner Wright | Published: 10/4/2022 The legal team behind nonfungible token (NFT) firm DataVault Holdings requested an advisory opinion from the FEC on using […]

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September 30, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 30, 2022

National/Federal Brooklyn’s Library Moves to Slip Books Through Red State Bans MSN – Madina Touré (Politico) | Published: 9/24/2022 The front line of America’s culture war now runs straight through the nation’s school libraries, with conservatives in dozens of states outlawing […]

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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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