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Arizona Republicans feud over audit as Trump pushes election falsehoods

Arizona Republican officials are pushing back against false claims from former President Donald Trump and his allies about the 2020 election -- another sign of how the same divisions that led the House GOP to oust Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as No. 3-ranking member last week are fracturing the party outside of Washington.

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Analysis: The US balance sheet is out of whack

Americans are running up against Monday's deadline to file their taxes -- a month late in this pandemic year -- and leaders in Washington have designs on spending even more taxpayer money going forward.

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Republican governors are refusing aid from Democrats

Democrats in Washington have approved trillions of dollars to help Americans weather the coronavirus pandemic, but Republican state officials are pulling back relief for low-income Americans by turning away federal money.

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Ransomware group says it released 'full data' on DC police department

A ransomware group said it published its "full data" on the Washington Metropolitan Police Department this week, claiming the department's payment offer wasn't enough to prevent the release, according to screenshots of online posts by the group that were reviewed by CNN.

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Opinion: Rise of the Trumpublicans

In 2015, the Washington Post reported that Donald Trump's presidential campaign trademarked the term "Trumpublican" for possible use on items like bumper stickers, t-shirts, coffee mugs and even surfboards. The US Patent and Trademark Office now lists the trademark as "dead," but after the past week, some members of the "Party of Lincoln" might be inclined to revive it.

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GOPer files complaint vs. Democrat for truth about Big Lie social posts

The campaign to deceive the American people is entering a new and dangerous phase. Now that most Republican elected officials in Washington have surrendered to the Big Lie -- the thoroughly debunked claim that former President Donald Trump won the November 2020 election -- they are moving to intimidate or punish anyone who provides evidence of their deception, or of their role in the lead-up to the most direct assault on American democracy in memory, the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.

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A Chauvin's juror's rally t-shirt is a phony pretext for upsetting the verdict

A photo of Brandon Mitchell, one of the jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial, shows him wearing a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. t-shirt emblazoned with the words, "Get your knee off our necks" for the March on Washington commemorative demonstration last year. Mitchell says he answered "no" on his juror questionnaire form when asked whether he attended "protests about police use of force or police brutality" and seemingly does not consider the 2020 March on Washington to be such a rally.

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Bill Barr's indefensible defense of Trump isn't fooling judge

We already knew that former Attorney General Bill Barr grossly misled Congress and the public about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Turns out, it's even worse than that. New revelations in a Washington, DC, lawsuit make clear the depths of the fundamental dishonesty that marred Barr's tenure as attorney general.

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