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Trump wants top Republican fundraising organizations to stop using his likeness

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump sent out cease-and-desist letters Friday to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee for using his name and likeness on fundraising emails and merchandise, a Trump adviser tells CNN.

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Opinion: Democrats might regret this bill

The US Senate is expected to pass a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill in the coming days before it heads to President Joe Biden's desk to be signed into law. This may seem like a major win for the new administration and congressional Democrats, but it's actually a Pyrrhic victory -- one that they may come to regret in the weeks and months ahead.

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Analysis: Republicans' new strategy? Pointless obstruction.

Georgia freshman Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene isn't on any congressional committees. She was stripped of serving on them last month after a series of anti-Semitic and Islamaphobic comments she made prior to her time in Congress came out.

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Takeaways from the Senate hearing on the US Capitol attack

Former officials who were responsible for security at the US Capitol testified Tuesday at the first congressional hearing about the failure to prevent the deadly insurrection on January 6, admitting some failures but also deflecting blame to other security agencies, saying that the FBI did not provide any warnings beforehand that there would be a coordinated assault.

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What Biden and Pelosi can learn from a 1941-1942 presidential commission

Formal congressional hearings into the deadly January 6 attack on the Capitol start this week. However, the federal criminal investigation is already underway and more than 200 people have now been charged by the Justice Department for their alleged roles in the attack.

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Analysis: The blind spot in the immigration debate

The change in immigration policy that could most affect the US' long-term economic growth is at risk of falling out of the debate as the congressional maneuvering over the volatile issue intensifies.

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Opinion: CPAC's dangerous embrace of Trump

What happens when you incite an insurrection to prevent the congressional certification of the 2020 election results? Turns out you get invited to speak at a high-profile gathering of GOP elected officials and conservative activists. As outrageous as that appears, this is exactly what we're seeing with the American Conservative Union's invitation to Donald Trump to speak at this week's annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando.

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5 questions that need answers at the GameStop hearing

Congressional hearings often involve a lot of grandstanding. But as the House Financial Services Committee prepares to grill major players in the GameStop saga that shocked investors last month, there are still some big questions that need answers.

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Dems seek answers about USPS delays and question postmaster general's leadership

Congressional Democrats are calling on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to protect the country's mail from future delivery delays and raising questions about his leadership, urging President Joe Biden to fill vacancies on the US Postal Service's Board of Governors so that the board can "seriously consider" whether the Trump administration appointee "is suitable to continue in his role."

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Pelosi's plan for commission to probe Capitol riot faces GOP resistance

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan to create a 9/11-style commission to investigate the January 6 US Capitol riot is facing skepticism and opposition from congressional Republicans warning that the outside probe should not become a vehicle to attack former President Donald Trump.

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Analysis: Is the GOP's extremist wing now too big to fail?

Congressional Republicans have crystallized an ominous question by rejecting consequences for Donald Trump over the January 6 riot in his impeachment trial and welcoming conspiracy theorist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia into their caucus: Has the extremist wing of the GOP coalition grown too big for the party to confront?

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