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Trump’s rhetoric about election fraud already cost Georgia Republicans. But they’re still tethered to him in 2022.

“Do I trust the process? It’s a hard question. I trust the election process. Do I think that there are improvements that still need to be made? Yes, I do,” Grubbs said in an interview with CNN. Grubbs is one of the many GOP officials in Georgia still questioning the results of the 2020 election …

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Senate GOP sets high bar to support Biden’s Supreme Court pick

Republicans are not yet moved — and it’s unclear if they ever will be. Plus a number of Republicans say the nominee’s history-making credentials — being an African American woman — is not enough to sway them. “I think the important thing is that this is someone who will uphold the Constitution faithfully, regardless of …

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Stormy Daniels testifies on Avenatti: ‘He lied to me and betrayed me’

Daniels testified that Avenatti said he was going to get “a big payday” from winning her lawsuit against then-President Donald Trump and a crowd funding legal defense fund they set up would also cover his costs. “He lied to me and betrayed me and broke my trust, and I thought he was my friend,” Daniels …

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Pentagon commits to do more to prevent civilian deaths in military operations

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will implement a 90-day review of the military’s handling of civilian casualty incidents and a subsequent 90-day implementation period to make changes to how the military handles them after the findings of a congressionally mandated RAND Corporation report was released. The Department of Defense received the report’s findings in February, …

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Live updates: Stephen Breyer to announce retirement with Biden at White House event

When news broke of Justice Stephen Breyer’s expected retirement on Wednesday, one of the biggest questions President Biden confronted right away was whether he planned to appoint a Black woman to the Supreme Court as he had promised during his presidential campaign. Biden confirmed Thursday during remarks with Breyer that he will nominate a Black …

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More states fight back against threats to election workers

The bill from state Sen. Katy Duhigg, a Democrat and a former Albuquerque city clerk, would make it a felony to “induce fear” in anyone working for state or local election agencies. Lawmakers in at least three other states — Washington, Maine and Vermont — are considering measures that would criminalize threats against election workers …

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