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McConnell, Schumer back bill to prevent efforts to subvert presidential election results

Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have endorsed a bipartisan electoral count reform bill in the Senate, all but cementing its passage and giving the legislation a boost as Congress seeks to prevent future efforts to subvert presidential election results. The endorsements followed House passage of a similar bill last week. Both measures aim to stop future presidents from trying to overturn election results through Congress and were driven by ...

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'The violence was you': January 6 rioter who assaulted Michael Fanone sentenced to over 7 years

CNN — Kyle Young, one of several rioters who attacked Washington, DC, police officer Michael Fanone during the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the US Capitol was sentenced to 86 months in prison on Tuesday. “On January 6, the violence was you,” Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Young before handing down the sentence, adding that he was a “one man wrecking ball” that day who attacked Fanone “under the whirling banner of a ‘Blue Lives Matter’ flag.” In May, Young pleaded guilty to assaulting Fano ...

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IRS Failed to Send Child Tax Credit Payments to Millions of Households

WASHINGTON—The Internal Revenue Service sent $1.1 billion in advanced child tax credit payments during 2021 to people who shouldn’t have gotten them, and failed to send $3.7 billion to eligible households, according to an inspector general’s audit released on Tuesday. The audit found 1.5 million taxpayers received the payments in error, and the IRS didn’t send payments to 4.1 million eligible households. Still, the agency was 98% accurate in sending more than 175 million child tax credit paymen ...

Omaha Steve

Sex abuse allegations spread against cheerleading industry

By JAMES POLLARD Sprawling allegations of abuse against cheerleaders reached Tennessee on Monday in a case that escalates the accusations facing some of the sport’s top institutions. An adult coach sexually assaulted teenage boys at Premier Athletics, according to allegations in a federal lawsuit filed in Memphis that is similar to a previous complaint against Rockstar Cheer in South Carolina. In both cases, attorneys say leaders at Varsity Spirit, which runs competitions, and the U.S. All St ...

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Convicted Abscam congressman from South Philly back in federal custody

A former U.S. Congressman who already did one stint in jail is headed back for 30 months after admitting to election fraud. Michael “Ozzie” Myers has admitted to paying the judge of elections in two polling places to add additional votes to the end-of-day tally between 2014 and 2018. He entered a guilty plea to the charges in June. Assistant US Attorney Eric Gibson said Myers’ bribes resulted in extra votes being “rung up” on the voting machines by signing in people who didn’t show up to vote. ...

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'Shoot To Kill': Trump Ally Roger Stone Calls For Violence In Chilling Video

(Huff Post) Roger Stone, a longtime ally of Donald Trump, told a documentary crew a day before the 2020 election that he was ready for violence. “Fuck the voting, let’s get right to the violence,” he’s heard saying in footage obtained by CNN from filmmakers Christoffer Guldbrandsen and Frederik Marbell. “Shoot to kill. See an antifa? Shoot to kill. Fuck ’em. Done with this bullshit.” Clips from the documentary, “A Storm Foretold,” are expected to be featured during this week’s hearing by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol carried out by Trump supporters.

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Wisconsin's top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoena

(AP) Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena that orders him to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection about a conversation he had with Donald Trump about overturning the 2020 election. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos filed the lawsuit on Sunday in federal court in Wisconsin arguing that the subpoena falls outside the scope of the committee’s investigation into last year's Capitol attack and infringes on his legislative immunity from civil process.

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'Impeachable whatever': GOP floats impeaching Biden for... something

(Washington Post) Republicans have been cuing up a potential impeachment of President Biden if they take back control of Congress in the midterm elections. Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) drew attention this weekend when she was asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” about a GOP House majority impeaching Biden in the next Congress. She replied: “I believe there’s a lot of pressure on Republicans to have that vote, to put that legislation forward, and to have that vote.” One thing conspicuously missing from the conversation, though? A concrete discussion of what the grounds for impeachment would be. And that’s been a trend.

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The GOP's 'Commitment' is to total political warfare

(Washington Post) While they were trumpeting their “Commitment to America” on Friday, House Republicans might have told Americans more than they intended about what a GOP majority would mean and the forces it would answer to. Rep. Lisa C. McClain (R-Mich.) made you wonder why she serves in government at all. “What does government produce?” she asked. “Nothing.” I guess we can forget about roads, bridges, schools, universities, water systems, health research, national parks and airports, among other things.

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