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Sports

New York’s ‘hypocritical’ crackdown on bar gambling

Kathy Hochul continues her predecessor’s war on fun

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

George Santos: ‘I’ve kept 100 percent of my campaign promises’

The controversial congressman talks constituent work — and gushes about his favorite actors

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

Inside the Republican plan to ax Covid vax mandates

They’re launching a barrage of bills with the goal of ending the pandemic state

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

Iowa Democrats pick an election denier as their chair

Rita Hart mounted a dubious challenge where she asked the US House to overturn her defeat

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

House Republicans demand answers from TSA over No-Fly List hack

A trans Swiss hacker who uses ‘it/its’ and ‘she/her’ pronouns was able to get the list in a matter of hours

By Matthew Foldi

China

China woos the Washington Wizards

The CCP is using American sporting events to exert its soft power

By Matthew Foldi

Sports

The IRS is coming for your fantasy football winnings

Unless House Republicans can stop them

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

Twilight of the Democrats’ gerontocracy

Is Joe Biden the latest octogenarian heading for the exits?

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

Controversial Energy Department official quietly exits

Kelly Speakes-Backman had been causing her department a conflict-of-interest headache

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

Behind the scenes of the Kevin McCarthy negotiations

Hill staffers recount a week of carnage in Congress

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

The Katie Porter scandal everyone is ignoring

The DC press corps goes MIA on negative news about a Democrat

By Matthew Foldi

Politics

How Kyrsten Sinema could hamstring Bernie Sanders’s fundraising

If ActBlue removes her, it would be hard not to kick fellow Independents off too

By Matthew Foldi

Science & Tech

All I want for Christmas is a TikTok ban

Pete Ricketts, Kristi Noem and other GOP governors are setting a good precedent

By Matthew Foldi

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