Republicans who voted to impeach Trump face 2022 picks

Good afternoon, OnPolitics readers. I hope at least some of you got to enjoy a day off today. Indigenous Peoples' Day, which honors Native American history and culture, is celebrated by many in place of Columbus Day,...

Georgia election official takes the fight to Trump

Elections Trump’s election nemesis refuses to shut up and take the former president’s abuse.

Democrats likely to throw billions in tax hikes overboard as spending plans shrink

Finance & Tax A smaller price tag will also mean big changes on the tax side because Democrats are unlikely to raise taxes by more than they need to defray the cost of their plans. Sen. Joe...

Asian pols near breakthrough moment in mayor’s races

Politics Asian Americans are among the top candidates in elections next month in Boston, Cincinnati and Seattle. Boston City Council member Michelle Wu, the daughter of Taiwanese immigrants, is the front-runner in her city after finishing first...

What Facebook should change, according to its whistleblower

The whistleblower behind “bombshell” disclosures that have rocked Facebook in recent weeks spent much of Tuesday's three-hour hearing explaining to Congress how Facebook could fix itself. While the hearing was far from the first time a...

Facebook explains how its October 4th outage started

Following Monday’s massive service outage that took out all of its services, Facebook has published a blog post detailing what happened yesterday. According to Santosh Janardhan, the company's vice president of infrastructure, the outage started...

Top State adviser leaves post, rips Biden’s use of Trump-era Title 42

Immigration Harold Koh, who will switch to a consulting role, called the use of the authority ‘illegal’ and ‘inhumane.’ Harold Koh, a senior adviser and the sole political appointee on the State Department’s legal team, called the...

Donald Trump sues to get his Twitter account back

If you were hoping the long running Donald Trump / Twitter saga was over, I have bad news. The former president has filed suit in Florida seeking a preliminary injunction of the ban, while he...

A key measure of inflation surged to a new 30-year high

A key measure of inflation hit a new 30-year high in August, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Friday. The price index tracking consumer spending — the PCE price index — was up 4.3% over the...

Scarlett Johansson and Disney agree to end lawsuit

Scarlett Johansson vs. Disney is over. On Thursday, the actress and Disney resolved their dispute over the lawsuit that Johansson filed against the company in July. The lawsuit alleged Disney (DIS) breached her contract by releasing...

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