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FBI says audit found only minor errors in FISA warrants

FBI says audit found only minor errors in FISA warrants

The FBI said it found only “minor” errors in 29 warrant applications to the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, after the agency came under heavy criticism for its handling of politically sensitive cases and reviewed a sampling of its past efforts. The agency’s audit filed with the FISA court looked at almost 7,000 facts in…MORE

Kansas votes for Republican nominee in crucial US Senate race

Kansas votes for Republican nominee in crucial US Senate race

The Kansas Senate Republican primary on Tuesday has suddenly become the center of the two parties’ struggle for control of the chamber. Democrats haven’t won a Senate seat in the state since 1932, the longest losing streak for the party in the country. But the Republican establishment is terrified that spell might be broken if…MORE

Third party mailers muddle absentee ballot process in Georgia

Third party mailers muddle absentee ballot process in Georgia

Outside groups in Georgia are sending absentee ballot applications to voters, potentially causing confusion and delays in mailing ballots. The Patriots Foundation, a self-proclaimed watchdog group, has been conducting a nonpartisan voter turnout effort in various states around the country, according to the group’s president, Craig Robinson. The effort has come after the state of…MORE

Barron Trump’s private school will begin with virtual classes only

Barron Trump’s private school will begin with virtual classes only

Hours after President Donald Trump’s Tuesday tweet to “OPEN THE SCHOOLS!!” the private school attended by Trump’s youngest son has determined it will not open the school year with in-person learning. In a letter sent to parents and obtained by CNN, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School head of school Robert Kosasky announced the K-12 school will…MORE

Six governors sign deal in pursuit of first multistate coordinated testing strategy

Six governors sign deal in pursuit of first multistate coordinated testing strategy

A bipartisan group of six governors has joined forces with the Rockefeller Foundation to pursue a deal for 3 million coronavirus antigen tests, which would help create the country’s first coordinated testing strategy in the absence of a national plan. Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, chairman of the National Governors Association, negotiated the deal with…MORE

Inside Trump’s TikTok reversal: How advisers mobilized their deal-making efforts

Inside Trump’s TikTok reversal: How advisers mobilized their deal-making efforts

Sen. Lindsey Graham wasn’t entirely sure what TikTok was, beyond a source of videos of piano-playing dogs and dancing cats. Nonetheless, he was tasked with a mission: talk President Donald Trump down from his threatened ban on the Chinese-owned platform that is hugely popular with American kids. So on Saturday, following 18 holes of golf,…MORE

Appeals court blocks Trump ‘public charge’ immigration rule in 3 states

Appeals court blocks Trump ‘public charge’ immigration rule in 3 states

A federal appeals court Tuesday blocked in three states the Trump administration’s controversial “public charge” rule that critics say has a chilling effect on immigrants who may need to seek medical assistance, The court blocked the rule from being enforced in Connecticut, New York and Vermont. The rule makes it more difficult for immigrants to…MORE

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