Trump’s False Election Fraud Claims Split Republicans

WASHINGTON — Republican reaction to President Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud ranged widely Friday, from vigorous agreement to sharp condemnations, and in between some carefully constructed statements supporting the idea of fair elections without any endorsement of the president’s fabricated assertions of an election conspiracy. “Here’s how this must work in our great country: … Read more

Pelosi: A voting and ethics measure is ‘first on the agenda’ of the new Congress.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California on Friday signaled that in the opening days of the new Congress, House Democrats would revisit their ambitious legislation to toughen ethics and lobbying restrictions, undo barriers to voting and reduce the influence of money in politics. That legislation — denoted H.R. 1 in a sign of its importance to … Read more

The Latest on Kids’ Antibodies

A study published Thursday found that children infected with the coronavirus produce fewer and weaker antibodies than adults. Although that finding sounds scary, it actually may help answer longstanding questions about why children have a different experience with the virus than adults. “We know that kids are much less likely to get sick from the … Read more

Democrats Flip House Seat in Atlanta Area That Was Top Target of Party

Carolyn Bourdeaux, a two-time Democratic candidate and college professor, flipped an open House seat in Georgia on Friday that had become a top priority for Democrats seeking to expand their majority in the House. Ms. Bourdeaux, 50, who lost her previous bid to represent the Seventh Congressional District in 2018 by fewer than 500 votes, … Read more

Steve Bannon lawyers will seek to withdraw from criminal case after ex-Trump advisor discussed Fauci beheading

Former White House senior counselor to President Donald Trump Steve Bannon leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse after he testified at the Roger Stone trial November 8, 2019 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images The criminal defense lawyers for former top Trump advisor Steve Bannon will seek to withdraw from the … Read more

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