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George Santos may be headed to jail
The New York congressman's lawyer said Santos would submit to pretrial detention to avoid release of the names of the individuals who guaranteed his bail bond.
Tomi Lahren slams liberals over vaccines, drag—"Sickos"
As part of a slew of tweets aimed at drag queens, Lahren wrote that "liberals" believe "grown men dressed as women have a RIGHT to sexy dance in front of kids."
Republicans urge immigrants to stay in Florida, fearing new law's impact
Florida's new anti-immigration bill, SB 1718, has raised alarm of a potentially massive labor shortage in the state.
Kristi Noem accuses Target executives of wanting to give away Mt. Rushmore
Noem's wrath toward Target stems from a charitable donation to a group pushing for the return of the national landmark to the Lakota community.
Migrants may be housed in New York City residents' spare rooms
The idea was floated as a voluntary option that residents would receive payment for, but legal red tape may be blocking it for the time being.
Gavin Newsom threatens DeSantis with legal action after migrant flight
Newsom floated the possibility of kidnapping charges after migrants were sent from Texas to Sacramento.
Crowded GOP primary field is good news for Trump
More Republican candidates are jumping into the 2024 presidential primary but risk splitting the anti-Trump vote.
Ted Cruz spars with pastor over Uganda's anti-gay law
Cruz defends his opposition to the Ugandan law that allows the death penalty against some gay people.
Adam Lambert says "scared" and "confused" people at root of LGBTQ+ backlash
"I think it's nice to be a part of the force that helps people open their minds," said the Queen singer during an appearance on U.K. TV.
Barstool faces boycott calls after donating to LGBTQ+ organization
After the sports and popular culture blog unveiled its LGBTQ+ Pride Month merchandise, a host of detractors swooped in with complaints.
Ex-Trump lawyer uses Hillary Clinton to defend his former client
A probe was launched in 2016 into whether Clinton mishandled classified information, but she complied with investigation procedures and was never charged.
Video casts doubt on Lauren Boebert's excuse for missing debt ceiling vote
The GOP lawmaker said her absence was a "no show protest," but new video appeared to show her run up toward the Capitol during the vote.
Legal experts predict new Trump indictment after report of jury meeting
The federal grand jury investigating Trump's alleged mishandling of classified documents is scheduled to meet again sometime this week.
Target's political donations to Republicans backfired
Target's PAC donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to elect Republicans in last year's midterm elections.
Fox News host confronts GOP Senator on Pentagon's fifth failed audit
The Defense Department was unable to account for over 60 percent of its assets in a November audit.
GOP presidential candidate calls for "major concessions" to Putin
Vivek Ramaswamy said he doesn't view the Russia-Ukraine war as a "top foreign policy priority" for the United States.
Student loan payment pause ending will hurt the economy, expert warns
"We're looking at a pretty severe fiscal contraction," an economist assessed.
Mary Trump shares 'first two things' people should know about Donald Trump
"I never quite understood why [press outlets] continue to treat Donald Trump as a normal candidate," the former president's niece said Sunday.
DOJ's case against Trump may have just gotten stronger: Legal expert
Trump's legal team was unable to produce a classified document about the U.S. military allegedly in the former president's possession.
Trump-appointed judge's rejection of drag ban law praised by LGBTQ groups
LGBTQ groups called the ruling against a drag ban a "triumph" and a "turning point."
Lauren Boebert breaks silence over skipping debt ceiling vote
Boebert's office previously claimed that she had not intentionally missed the vote on Wednesday.
Mary Trump's ominous warning about Donald Trump's "retribution"
Trump's legal scandals add to his "street cred," the former president's niece said.
Steve Bannon demands voters stop funding Republicans
"Well I tell you what, everybody out there close your checkbooks," Bannon said while decrying the results of McCarthy's debt limit standoff.
Kari Lake confident "nobody" can beat her in Arizona Senate race
The Arizona Republican said she would "go on to win the run for Senate" if she decided to run in 2024.
Trump tape recording is "evidentiary gold" for prosecutors: Kirschner
"Once prosecutors can surgically present this stuff to a jury, it's going to be like shooting fish in a barrel," legal analyst Glenn Kirschner said.
Trump faces more "bad news" in classified documents probe: Ex-U.S. attorney
The former president acknowledged in an audio recording of a 2021 meeting that he kept a classified Pentagon document that detailed a potential attack on Iran.
Ron DeSantis' chances of beating Trump in Iowa or New Hampshire: Polls
DeSantis faces an uphill battle against the former president, recent polls suggest.
Trump-appointed judge strikes down GOP's "unconstitutional" drag show ban
Federal Judge Thomas Parker described the Tennessee law as a "restriction on the freedom of speech."
Defense secretary issues dire prediction about war with China
Secretary Lloyd Austin also issued a warning to Beijing against "risky" military acts during his speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue.
Ron DeSantis defends Kayleigh McEnany from Trump's attack
"She's a Harvard-trained lawyer, she's an absolute killer, and she ate the press alive," the Florida governor said while appearing on the NH Journal podcast.