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  1. scandals
    Everyone Who Has Called for Governor Cuomo to ResignAs the scandal over COVID policies is compounded by harassment allegations, a growing number of elected officials say he must resign or be impeached.
  2. the city politic
    ‘It Sickened Me’: De Blasio Rips Cuomo Over Sexual-Harassment ClaimsThe mayor accused Cuomo of “letting himself off the hook” in his response to the scandal and suggested he should resign if the allegations are true.
  3. the power grid
    Amid the Scandals, Cuomo’s Enemies Are Ready to Unleash a Decade of Resentment“He is the most damaged he has ever been,” said one senior capitol aide.
  4. coronavirus
    AOC Calls for ‘Full Investigation’ of Cuomo Nursing Home ScandalThe governor, who is facing growing bipartisan criticism, insisted on Friday that allegations that he covered up nursing home deaths are “lies.”
  5. scandals
    Ted Cruz Flew to Cancun While His Constituents FrozePhotos show the senator headed to Mexico with his family amid a double crisis in Texas. His lack of empathy shouldn’t come as a shock.
  6. scandals
    What We Know About Louis DeJoy’s Campaign Finance ScandalThe postmaster general allegedly operated an illegal “straw-donor” scheme at his former company.
  7. politics
    Fired Inspector General Was Also Investigating Pompeo’s Saudi Arms SalePompeo claims he did not know inspector general Steve Linick was investigating him. Trump says he only needed to hear that Obama appointed him.
  8. politics
    Trump Uncovers ‘Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History,’ Yet AgainObamagate is at least the third “scandal” to take the title — and somehow Trump is always the victim.
  9. politics
    Katie Hill, After the ScandalHer rise to Congress heralded the arrival of a new and modern political generation. And then the pictures leaked.
  10. the epstein enigma
    Why Are Jeffrey Epstein’s Lawyers Still Questioning That He Killed Himself?Aside from a simple desire to know the truth, there could be legal and financial reasons for Epstein’s defense to question the official autopsy.
  11. scandals
    Trump Told Russian Officials He Didn’t Care About 2016 Election Meddling: ReportDuring his infamous 2017 Oval Office meeting with Lavrov and Kislyak, Trump reportedly said he was unconcerned about Moscow’s election interference.
  12. scandals
    What We Learned From The New Yorker’s Al Franken StoryThe USO skit wasn’t written for Leeann Tweeden, Sean Hannity knew about the groping photo a decade earlier, and Franken regrets resigning.
  13. scandals
    Prosecutors Say Duncan Hunter Used Campaign Funds to Cheat on WifeThe original indictment of Hunter and his wife suggested out-of-control personal finances. The new allegations suggest an out-of-control libido.
  14. games
    The Varsity Blues Scam Shows Paying Athletes Is Cheaper Than Bribing CoachesWhat’s surprising about the college admissions scandal is the going price for college admissions.
  15. college admissions scandal
    Here Are All the Parents Named in the College Admissions Scandal IndictmentYou know Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. Here are the rest of them.
  16. college admissions scandal
    Of Course the College Admissions Scandal Has an NCAA AngleIn a way, it’s the strangest element of this thoroughly bizarre case.
  17. college admissions scandal
    All College Admissions Are a Pay-to-Play ScandalRevelations that Hollywood stars and business leaders bribed elite schools into accepting their kids is a reminder that meritocracy is a myth.
  18. michael cohen
    Every Embarrassing Story Michael Cohen Tried to SquashWe already know about several scandals that Trump’s “fixer” tried to cover up by offering deals, filing lawsuits, and making threats.
  19. scandals
    Northam Bet He Could Remain Governor, and It Looks Like Virginians Will Let HimPoll numbers suggest voters are reluctant to see the governor resign. That may be due not to loyalty, but a clear-eyed understanding of the stakes.
  20. amazon
    Weird Coincidence: Trump Ally National Enquirer Targets His Nemesis Jeff BezosThe tabloid denied that it’s doing Trump’s bidding by exposing the Amazon CEO’s alleged affair.
  21. scandals
    FEMA Head’s Unauthorized Travel Cost Taxpayers $151,000Brock Long took government-owned vehicles, driven by government workers, back and forth from Washington, D.C., to North Carolina.
  22. kleptocracy
    Yet Another Trump Official Investigated for Misusing Government Funds on TravelWhat is it with these guys?
  23. scandals
    Trump Admits Stormy Daniels Hush Agreement Wasn’t Valid, Seeks to End LawsuitMichael Avenatti, Daniels’s attorney, accused Trump of “pulling a legal stunt” in an attempt to avoid giving a deposition in the case.
  24. Why Republicans, Not Democrats, Want the Midterms to Be About ImpeachmentThe Democratic base is sufficiently fired up, but the GOP hopes the rising threat of impeachment can rally Trump’s voters in November.
  25. the law
    5 Ways the Cohen and Manafort News Adds to Trump’s Legal JeopardyPresident Trump was implicated in a federal crime, and while he probably won’t be charged anytime soon, the legal risks are still massive.
  26. Scott Pruitt Shows Loyalty to Trump Protects You — But Only for So LongThe EPA chief’s bond with the president let him hang on far longer than he should have. But ultimately, Trump is only loyal to himself.
  27. Scandalous EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Finally ResignsPruitt heads off to the Scandal-Ridden Cabinet Members Hall of Fame, without so much as a moment’s acknowledgement of his misdeeds from the president.
  28. Broidy Ending Hush Payments Doesn’t Add Up — Unless He’s Covering for TrumpElliott Broidy backing out of the NDA raises new questions, and may bolster the theory that Shera Bechard had affair with Trump, not the GOP lobbyist.
  29. drain the swamp
    Scott Pruitt’s Lobbyist Landlord Tried to Get EPA Job for FriendNewly released emails reveal Vicki and J. Stephen Hart’s correspondence with, and requests of, Pruitt and his chief of staff.
  30. Scott Pruitt Has His Own Email Problem NowThe EPA claims that the administrator sent only one email from his official account in his first ten months on the job.
  31. National Enquirer Allegedly Ran Stories by Trump Camp Before PublishingSources say Michael Cohen would tweak the tabloid’s stories about Trump, suggest topics, and get previews of reports on the candidate’s rivals.
  32. Pruitt Used Position and Staff to Pursue a Chick-fil-A Franchise for His WifeThe EPA administrator is building an amazing record of abusing public resources for private gain and comfort.
  33. scandals
    Whatever Happened to the Scandal That Derailed McCarthy’s Last Bid for Speaker?An affair rumor helped end Kevin McCarthy’s speakership bid in 2015. That probably doesn’t matter in the age of Trump.
  34. scandals
    Reports on Other ‘Suspicious’ Michael Cohen Transactions Have Gone MissingTwo bank reports about $3 million of shady Cohen transactions are missing from Treasury’s database. That’s why a leaker released the third report.
  35. scandals
    Greitens Declares ‘Great Victory’ Over Dropped Charge, Still Faces ImpeachmentThe Missouri governor may be charged again for allegedly taking a nude photo without his lover’s permission, and lawmakers could vote to remove him.
  36. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Finally Gets Her Own Ethics ScandalHer many interviews with her shipping magnate father feature the Transportation Department emblem and highlight her government connections.
  37. Every Contradictory Thing Team Trump Said About Stormy DanielsA month ago Trump said he knew nothing about the hush agreement. Now Giuliani says he’s been reimbursing Cohen in regular installments.
  38. scandals
    Pence’s Doctor Complained About Ronny Jackson to Top White House Aides: ReportChief of Staff John Kelly had memos claiming Jackson may have violated Second Lady Karen Pence’s privacy last fall.
  39. the media
    Joy Reid’s Missed OpportunityHer apology for having once held homophobic views was both incomplete and instructive.
  40. scandals
    Trump’s Unqualified, Scandal-Ridden VA Pick Forfeits NominationRonny Jackson had no relevant experience to manage a bureaucracy. Then, he was accused of alcoholism, pill-pushing, and abusing his subordinates.
  41. GOP Leader: Pruitt Has Some Explaining to DoAs Republican support for the EPA director wanes, Scott Pruitt takes out his frustration on environmental science.
  42. White Working-Class Voters May Not Care About Trump ScandalsSo what if the president is a little bit piggy and a little bit thuggy?
  43. scandals
    After Top Republicans Abandon Him, Missouri Governor Greitens Refuses to ResignFellow Republicans called for his impeachment after new allegations of criminal wrongdoing.
  44. scandals
    Woman Accuses Missouri Governor Greitens of Violent, Nonconsensual Sex ActsThe Republican governor denied a legislative report’s appalling allegations, claiming he’s the victim of a “witch hunt” just like Trump.
  45. 13 Threats to EPA Chief Scott PruittIncluding: “I am considering dumping the old paint I just scraped off of my home outside your office door.”
  46. Trump Doubles Down on Pruitt, For NowAnd the hotel and real estate mogul may not actually understand what “market rate” means.
  47. After Pruitt Overstayed His Lease, Lobbyist Landlords Changed LocksA bad week gets a little more embarrassing for the embattled EPA administrator.
  48. scandals
    What Hope Hicks Learned in WashingtonThe departure of the Trump whisperer has left the White House in even deeper chaos. Which surely pleases some outsiders angling to get back in.
  49. stormy weather
    New Trump Attorney Joins Stormy Daniels Case That Ostensibly Doesn’t Involve HimJill Martin said she was working in a private capacity when she signed the arbitration documents, though she still works at the Trump Organization.
  50. stormy weather
    What We Learned From Porn Star Stormy Daniels’s Lawsuit Against President TrumpShe claims the “hush agreement” is invalid and Trump attorney Michael Cohen coerced her into signing a false statement.
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