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Resistance to commission grows among Senate Republicans

The fate of an independent commission to investigate the deadly January 6 attack on the US Capitol will soon rest in the hands of Senate Republicans, many of whom are already signaling they may block the bill from moving forward with arguments that a commission isn't necessary.

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Opinion: How to stop a January 2025 election coup

The top Republican in the US House of Representatives, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, has just announced that he will oppose a very reasonable bipartisan plan to formally investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, the worst assault on US democracy in living memory.

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Opinion: The Trump-Netanyahu bromance deepened American Jews' divide on Israel

A few weeks shy of 54 years ago, as Arab armies massed on its borders vowing extermination, Israel launched the preemptive attack that set off the Six-Day War. In that sudden transformation from looming genocide to military triumph, American Jews rallied behind the Jewish state as never before -- with unprecedented cash donations and public demonstrations.

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This could be the case that takes down Roe v. Wade

Just a week ago, it seemed hard to imagine that the Supreme Court, with its conservative supermajority, was ready for a direct attack on Roe v. Wade. After all, the justices had been considering a Mississippi abortion case since September without saying a word.

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GOP leaders split on the January 6 probe but No. 2 Republican predicts Senate will pass bill 'in some form'

Senate Minority Whip John Thune predicted Monday that his chamber would pass a bill to establish a bipartisan commission probing the January 6 attack "in some form" and seemed content on focusing mainly on the events that transpired at the Capitol, splitting with other GOP leaders who want the investigation to dig into left-wing extremism as well.

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Colonial Pipeline attack: A 'wake up call' about the threat of ransomware

A relatively unsophisticated ransomware attack that caused a days-long shutdown of America's largest fuel pipeline last week — resulting in gas shortages, spiking prices and consumer panic — is exactly the sort of situation that cybersecurity experts have warned about for years.

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Trumpian political insanity has entered GOP's bloodstream

For the last four years, it has felt as if the world has been careening toward madness. Then, it got worse. The global pandemic seemed like a fitting, dystopian final act. But on January 6, in a grotesquely cinematic climax, violent insurrectionists attacked the US Capitol. The assault followed the strangest political campaign in memory and a large-scale disinformation operation by the loser and his minions, falsely claiming the election was stolen.

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House strikes deal to create independent January 6 commission

The top Democrat and Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee struck a deal to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, breaking a months-long logjam between House leaders about how to structure the independent panel.

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