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DeSantis-aligned super PAC asked for $50 million from donors on day of first GOP primary debate, leaked audio shows

CNN  —  In an urgent appeal to wealthy Republicans who had assembled in Milwaukee ahead of the first GOP presidential primary debate, top brass for the super PAC backing Florida…

Clarence Thomas officially discloses private jet trips on GOP donor Harlan Crow’s plane

CNN  —  Justice Clarence Thomas disclosed Thursday that Republican megadonor Harlan Crow paid for private jet trips for Thomas in 2022 to attend a speech in Texas and a vacation…

McConnell’s frozen moment renews questions about America’s aged leaders

CNN  —  It was an excruciating moment of powerlessness for one of Washington’s most powerful men. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s words dried up and he froze, standing silent and…

Mar-a-Lago property manager’s lawyers say prosecutors overplaying potential conflict of interest in classified documents case

CNN  —  Lawyers for Carlos de Oliveira – the Mar-a-Lago property manager charged alongside former President Donald Trump in the classified documents case – said Wednesday that special counsel Jack…

Biden welcomes Costa Rica’s president as migration in the Western Hemisphere reaches new records

CNN  —  President Joe Biden hosted Costa Rica’s President Rodrigo Chaves Robles Tuesday at a critical time for a region grappling with a record number of migrants heading to the…

Former Rep. Mike Rogers expected to run for Senate seat in Michigan after being courted by GOP leaders

CNN  —  Mike Rogers, the former GOP congressman who chaired the House Intelligence Committee, is expected to soon announce he will run for the Senate in Michigan, giving Republican leaders…

Francis Suarez ends campaign for Republican presidential nomination

CNN  —  Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced Tuesday that he is ending his campaign for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. “While I have decided to suspend my campaign for President,…

Exclusive: Smuggler with ties to ISIS helped migrants enter US from Mexico, raising alarm bells across government

CNN  —  The FBI is investigating more than a dozen Uzbek nationals allowed into the US after they sought asylum at the southern border with Mexico earlier this year, a…

Biden marks 60th anniversary of March on Washington in wake of Jacksonville shooting: ‘We’re not going to remain silent’

CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Monday marked the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington while issuing a stark warning about the rise of extremism in the United States…

FEMA announces $3 billion for climate resiliency as time runs low for Congress to replenish its disaster fund

CNN  —  In a record-breaking year of disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is announcing nearly $3 billion Monday for communities to build resiliency against climate change-fueled extreme weather. The…