Brandon Rottinghaus, Ph.D., a political science professor at the University of Houston whose specialty is presidential politics, says Trump has been a “norm busting President,” who may have brought about the death of political scandal.
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Colonial begins restart
Colonial Pipeline began limited shipments Monday evening, as it launched a phased restart after the cyberattack that shut it last week. — Renewables were the only energy source that saw increased ...
An obscure Texas security company helped persuade Americans that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump
Russell J. Ramsland Jr. has sold everything from Tex-Mex food to a light-therapy technology. Starting two years ago, he helped sell the notion that votes in U.S. elections were being manipulated.
Texas GOP’s voting restriction bill passes House
Texas has become the latest Republican-dominated state to advance sweeping new limits on voting, despite no evidence of any problems with last year’s vote and a coalition of state and ...
In booting Cheney, 'My Kevin' leads GOP back to Trump
Liz Cheney from the No. 3 House leadership position and transform what' The GOP leader argues that ousting Cheney has less to do with her very public criticism of the former president's lies about his ...
The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Emergent BioSolutions - Upbeat jobs data, relaxed COVID-19 restrictions offer rosier US picture
Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Friday! TGIF! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver ...
'Purity of the ballot box,' an echo of Jim Crow, stricken from Texas voting bill
On Thursday night, and into the wee hours of Friday morning, the Texas House fiercely debated a series of voting restrictions championed by the state’s Republican leaders. Democrats have taken issue ...
Texas Republicans want Biden to play the villain. They just need to make it stick.
Texas AG Ken Paxton has already sued the Biden administration over the Keystone XL pipeline, immigration and environmental regulations.
GOP Seeks to Empower Poll Watchers, Raising Intimidation Worries
The red dot of a laser pointer circled downtown Houston on a map during a virtual training of poll watchers by the Harris County Republican Party. It highlighted densely populated, largely Black, ...
Biden to Toughen Tax Enforcement to Help Pay for His Economic Agenda
President Biden is seeking $80 billion to strengthen I.R.S. enforcement, which administration officials believe will raise at least $700 billion over a decade. Mr. Biden and Vice President Kamala ...
Editorial Roundup: US
Minnesota’s senior senator, Amy Klobuchar, regrettably didn’t sign on to Smith’s letter, but her office said in a statement that she wants a “thorough environmental review of all the project’s ...
Live updates: Senate Democrats press Biden to admit more refugees
The White House is again considering setting the number of refugees who can enter the country through September at about 62,500.