Month: May 2022

Congress gives itself a 10-day deadline to find a deal on gun control

Congress gives itself a 10-day deadline to find a deal on gun control

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) addresses a rally with fellow Democrats and gun control advocacy groups outside the Capitol on May…

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The long, long, twisty affair between the US military and Hollywood

The long, long, twisty affair between the US military and Hollywood

When Tom Cruise starred in Top Gun in 1986, it wasn’t just a box office bonanza — it was a…

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How bad could the monkeypox outbreak get?

How bad could the monkeypox outbreak get?

Passengers from Singapore walk past a monkeypox information panel and infrared thermometer displays checking their body temperature at Soekarno-Hatta International…

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Why gun control feels out of reach — and why there’s still hope

Why gun control feels out of reach — and why there’s still hope

Gun control advocacy groups rally with Democratic members of Congress outside the US Capitol on May 26, 2022, in Washington,…

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Swing-state politics stymie gun debate

Swing-state politics stymie gun debate

They’ve fired rifles. They’ve loaded shotguns. They’ve staked claims to be the most “pro-gun” candidate running. Throughout the primary election…

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<div>The GOP's two favorite Dems try to turn their cred into a guns deal</div>

The GOP’s two favorite Dems try to turn their cred into a guns deal

Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema quickly ruled out weakening the filibuster to pass gun safety legislation. Now it’s up to…

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Opinion | The NRA Is Fracturing — While Its Ideology Flourishes

Opinion | The NRA Is Fracturing — While Its Ideology Flourishes

The National Rifle Association will put on a show at its annual leadership forum in Houston on Friday. Senior Republicans…

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A Gun-Control Activist Said ‘Yes’ to the Texas Governor’s Invitation. Here’s What Happened Next.

A Gun-Control Activist Said ‘Yes’ to the Texas Governor’s Invitation. Here’s What Happened Next.

“You’ve done nothing!” has emerged as a repeated refrain in the wake of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary school…

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The ‘Dark MAGA’ Peter Thiel Protégé Aiming for the Senate

The ‘Dark MAGA’ Peter Thiel Protégé Aiming for the Senate

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Blake Masters steps in front of the hundred-person crowd at a barbecue here, two-year-old son balanced in…

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Dan Snyder’s Secret Weapon: Republicans

Dan Snyder’s Secret Weapon: Republicans

There are roughly six million people in the Washington media market, and the least popular one of them may be…

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Blinken calls China ‘most serious long-term’ threat to world order

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday outlined competing visions for the future of the international community: one centered around…

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Haggling with Hungary: How the EU could get a deal to ban Russian oil

Haggling with Hungary: How the EU could get a deal to ban Russian oil

For almost a month, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been holding up a plan to hit Russian President Vladimir…

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Inside the Lobby: Westminster’s political journalists

Listen on Spotify Apple Music Google Play EN_Google_Podcasts_Badge Created with Sketch. Stitcher Acast New host Ailbhe Rea explores the quirks…

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Power and plunder: Putin’s gift to the counter-kleptocracy movement

Power and plunder: Putin’s gift to the counter-kleptocracy movement

James Snell is a writer and researcher. He has written for Spectator World, Foreign Policy and other outlets. For years,…

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A grand tour of Europe’s worst bits

A grand tour of Europe’s worst bits

Welcome to Declassified, a weekly humor column. The summer is getting closer, so where are we going on holiday this…

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Olaf Scholz’s Ukrainian tank battle

Olaf Scholz’s Ukrainian tank battle

BERLIN — Accusations of broken promises and spreading fake news. Criticism from within the government coalition’s own ranks. And a…

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