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Aides Told National Archives Trump Only Had News Clippings

Former White House lawyer said his information came from Mark Meadows

(Newser) - Former President Donald Trump's team assured National Archives officials a year ago that there were no classified or even sensitive documents at Mar-a-Lago—just a dozen boxes of news clippings. The claim was made by a former White House lawyer, Pat Philbin, in a phone call with Archives lawyer...

In Contest Between Colleagues, Jerry Nadler Wins NY Primary
2 Incumbent
New York Democrats Ousted

2 Incumbent New York Democrats Ousted

Jerry Nadler beats Carolyn Maloney, and Mondaire Jones is also out

(Newser) - This file has been updated to include Rep. Mondaire Jones' loss. Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney, longtime colleagues in Congress, went up against each other in New York's Democratic primary Tuesday night, and Nadler came out ahead. Redistricting had combined their districts, meaning one of them would have to...

Congresswoman: 'Off the Record,' Biden Isn't Running

Democrat Carolyn Maloney is reminded her interview is, in fact, on the record

(Newser) - When the New York Times editorial board was interviewing veteran Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney ahead of this month's primary, an odd exchange happened, notes CBS News :
  • Questioner: "Should President Biden run again?"
  • Maloney: "Off the record, he's not running again."
  • Another questioner: "Not off

AOC's Met Gala Dress Has a Message

Congresswoman wore dress reading 'tax the rich' to Monday's high-society event

(Newser) - The Met Gala red carpet was dotted with political messages, including from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Attending her first high-society Met Gala, where tickets reportedly cost $35,000, the New York congresswoman wore a floor-length white gown with the words "tax the rich" emblazoned on the back in red. "...

Biden Defends Abortion Rights as Texas Limits Become Law

With the Supreme Court watching from the sidelines, Democrats renew talk of adding members

(Newser) - On the day that new restrictions became law in Texas, President Biden promised to "protect and defend" a woman's right to an abortion. "This extreme Texas law blatantly violates the constitutional right established under Roe v. Wade and upheld as precedent for nearly half a century,"...

Democrats: DeJoy May Have Broken the Law—Twice

He's accused of campaign finance violations, lying under oath

(Newser) - House Democrats are calling for the immediate suspension of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as they investigate alleged campaign finance violations . The USPS "never should have hired (him) in the first place," Rep. Carolyn Maloney, chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, said late Monday, per the...

Collins: Where Are Women in Secret Service?
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 Women in 
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Collins: Where Are Women in Secret Service?

Lawmakers suggest elite guards could use some diversity

(Newser) - The Secret Service prostitution scandal dominated the talk show air waves today, with a pair of female legislators openly questioning whether more women in the elite guards' ranks could've averted the scandal. "It defies belief that this is just an aberration," Sen. Susan Collins told This Week....

Rush's 'Slut' Taunt Aims to Silence Women: NY Rep

Carolyn Maloney 'aghast' at Limbaugh's attack on college student

(Newser) - New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney is "aghast" at Rush Limbaugh's labeling of a birth control advocate as a "slut." It amounts to "an attempt to silence people that are speaking out for women," the Democrat tells the Huffington Post . "If the far right...

Female Pols Walk Out on Birth-Control Hearing

Carolyn Maloney, Eleanor Norton Holmes ask, Where are the women?

(Newser) - Two female lawmakers made a point today on Capitol Hill: In a debate concerning birth control, let some women talk. Carolyn Maloney and Eleanor Holmes Norton, both Democrats, walked out of Darrell Issa's hearing on contraceptive coverage because all five witnesses were men, including a Catholic bishop, reports Politico...

Credit Reform May Drain $9B in Holiday Sales

Consumer protections result in lower limits, less spending

(Newser) - The impending enactment of new credit card law is poised to rob retailers of $9 billion in holiday sales compared to last year. The law, designed to protect consumers from rates being raised on the sly and sneaky fees, already has led to lower credit limits and more rejected applications...

Pa., NY Dems Ignore Obama, Ready Senate Primary Bids

Renegades take aim at Specter, Gillibrand

(Newser) - Two House Democrats look ready to stage Senate primary challenges in 2010—even if the White House doesn’t like it, Politico reports. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania says a presidential intervention wouldn’t change his mind about a run against Arlen Specter; New York’s Carolyn Maloney is “way...

Paterson 'Certain' to Pick Kennedy: Also-Rans

NY governor playing 'mind games' with media in delaying announcement

(Newser) - Her rivals for Hillary Clinton’s senate seat believe Caroline Kennedy is “certain” to succeed her, sources close to several contenders tell the New York Post. Gov. David Paterson thinks dissing Kennedy at this point would “greatly embarrass” and “entirely humiliate” her and her family—and potentially...

Sources: Paterson Not So Keen on Caroline

Governor thinks NY needs a more assertive voice in the Senate

(Newser) - David Paterson likes and respects Caroline Kennedy, but the New York governor isn't so sure she's cut out to be Hillary Clinton's replacement. Giving Kennedy 20-1 odds, an anonymous insider tells Fredric U. Dicker of the New York Post that Paterson wants his state to have a louder voice in...

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