Mitch McConnell Working With Kentucky Legislature on Senate Exit Strategy

The power to appoint a U.S. senator’s replacement currently falls to Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. McConnell has other ideas.


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Alice Speri

Sean Kealiher’s unsolved murder has left a deep wound in a city that has for decades been a battleground for far-right violence.



Mitch McConnell Working With Kentucky Legislature on Senate Exit Strategy

Nick Storm

Legislation informally referred to as the Daniel Cameron Election Bill is moving through the Kentucky General Assembly.



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Donald Trump’s Gab Account Uses an Email Address Belonging to the Extremist Platform’s CEO

Micah Lee

When I got my hands on the Gab data, the first thing I did was look up Trump’s account.



Drug Lobby Asks Biden to Punish Foreign Countries Pushing for Low-Cost Vaccines

Lee Fang

Big Pharma is fighting for tight control over Covid-19 vaccine production, limiting availability worldwide while reaping billions.



Trump Administration Referred a Record Number of Leaks for Criminal Investigation

Ken Klippenstein

Efforts to crack down on leakers skyrocketed under Trump, according to a Justice Department document obtained via FOIA.



An Absolutely Crucial Voting Reform Measure Just Passed the House. What’s Next?

Ryan Grim

H.R. 1, the For the People Act, now runs up against a hobbled filibuster in the Senate.



Socialist Legislators Want to Impeach Cuomo for Abuses of Power

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Left-wing legislators have changed the game, taking on Cuomo for sexual harassment — and the style of politics he represents.



Verizon’s NFL Covid-19 Screening Cameras Are Based on Bad Science and Questionable Chinese Hardware

Sam Biddle

Verizon’s 5G-powered fever-detecting cameras appear to be sourced from a company under State Department sanctions and probably don’t work.



More Than $1 Trillion of the Pandemic Relief Bill Is Flying Under the Radar

Ryan Grim

The relief package is going to bring eye-popping sums to some bank accounts.



Forget $15 an Hour — the Minimum Wage Should Be $24

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The minimum wage once went up hand in hand with the productivity of the U.S. economy. It should again.



Why the Government’s Plan to Help Out Renters Is Falling Flat

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The program to assist with rent has run into numerous barriers in distributing aid — including landlords.





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The $1.9 trillion stimulus package still has to make it past a Republican filibuster.



The Life and Death of an Anti-Fascist


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