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Arizona GOP chair’s try to quash Jan. 6 panel subpoena fails – Associated Press

A federal judge has rejected an effort by Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward and her husband to block a subpoena of their phone records issued by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa issued late Thursday said none of the reasons

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Breyer: Supreme Court leaker still appears to be a mystery – Associated Press

It’s a Washington mystery that no one seems able to unravel. The Supreme Court apparently still hasn’t found the person who leaked a draft of the court’s major abortion decision earlier this year. In a television interview airing this weekend, retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who left the court in June when the justices

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Trump’s legal woes mount without protection of presidency – Associated Press

Stark repudiation by federal judges he appointed. Far-reaching fraud allegations by New York’s attorney general. It’s been a week of widening legal troubles for Donald Trump, laying bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded by the White House. The bravado that served him well in the political arena

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Tribal officials: Court ruling poses ‘real threat’ to sovereignty, safety – Cronkite News

Photo: Muscogee (Creek) Ambassador Jonodev Chaudhuri said the Supreme Court’s Castro-Huerta ruling harms tribal sovereignty but also “dangerously infringes on Congress’ ability” to set laws. (Photo courtesy House Natural Resources Committee) Indigenous leaders called on Congress Tuesday to reverse a Supreme Court ruling that expands states’ ability to prosecute crimes on tribal land, a ruling

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‘Art of the steal’: Trump accused of vast fraud in NY suit – Associated Press

Photo: New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference Former president Donald Trump padded his net worth by billions of dollars and habitually misled banks and others about the value of prized assets like golf courses, hotels and his Mar-a-Lago estate, New York’s attorney general said Wednesday in a lawsuit that seeks

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