The action was largely symbolic, but it allowed Republicans to press an attack on Democrats that is likely to be central to their midterm election campaigns.
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House Votes to Crack Down on Goods Made in Xinjiang Over Abuse of Uyghurs
The lopsided margin reflected growing bipartisan anger at China’s human rights abuses against Uyghurs in the northwestern region.
Judge Appoints Special Master to Review Material Seized From Project Veritas
The group had sought the action to protect material covered by attorney-client privilege and what it said were its First Amendment rights.
U.S. Threat to Squeeze Russia’s Economy Is a Tactic With a Mixed Record
Sanctions, like aiming to cut oil exports, could also hurt European allies. “It’s a limited toolbox,” one expert said.
Supreme Court Seems Wary of Ban on State Aid to Religious Schools
The case, concerning a tuition program in Maine, seemed likely to extend a winning streak at the court for parents seeking public funds for religious education.
Jan. 6 Committee to Cite Mark Meadows for Criminal Contempt
The select committee investigating the Capitol riot said it would prepare a criminal contempt of Congress referral against Mark Meadows, who was President Donald J. Trump’s chief of staff on Jan. 6.
David Brooks Tears into Modern Conservatism: Philosophy I Loved ‘Reduced to Fox News and Voter Suppression’
David Brooks published an essay Wednesday charting his love affair with conservativism and what he sees as its demise in recent years.
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How Tech is Helping Poor People Get Government Aid
Even as the government expanded aid programs, many people faced barriers to using them. That problem is now being addressed with apps and streamlined websites.
Some Jan. 6 Rioters May Use Police Brutality as a Defense
Half a dozen defendants in the assault on the Capitol are using video to try to make a case that they were simply protecting themselves and others. They face skepticism and an uphill legal battle.
Jan. 6 Rally Planner to Tell House Panel He Played No Role in Violence
Ali Alexander, a right-wing activist who helped organize the gathering that drew Trump supporters to Washington on Jan. 6, is cooperating with the committee investigating the riot.