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Ted Rall

Ted Rall is an American columnist, syndicated editorial cartoonist, and author. His most recent book is "The Stringer," a graphic novel in which journalism meets "Breaking Bad."
Roger Wicker

Republican Hypocrisy on Stimulus Plan: You Can Bank on It

Reading Time: < 1 minute Republican senators voted against the president’s plan to aid the poor and middle class, then submitted a bill to eliminate the estate tax for the rich. Roger Wicker (R-MS) was even more blatant — he voted no on the stimulus then tried to cash in on its support for restaurants.

Texas, COVID-19

Texas Unmasked

Reading Time: < 1 minute Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, is lifting his state’s mask mandate and completely reopening establishments. Could he have a secret agenda?

Supreme Court, voter suppression

Voting Wrongs

Reading Time: < 1 minute During oral arguments this week, the Supreme Court — led by John Roberts — seemed prepared to further restrict voting rights, in line with efforts by Republican state lawmakers across the country.

Louis DeJoy, US Postal Service

Odious DeJoy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, widely criticized for mail delays during the November election, defiantly told Democratic lawmakers this week he isn’t going anywhere. He reportedly plans to further slow first-class mail delivery and raise postage costs.

Marjorie Taylor Greene, QAnon, GOP

The Notorious MTG

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is already cashing in on her notoriety, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars in small donations from Trump supporters.

Impeachment, founding fathers,Constitution, Donald Trump

Simply Unimpeachable

Reading Time: < 1 minute Mitch McConnell was “furious” over the mob assault on the Capitol but not furious enough to push fellow Republicans to convict Donald Trump of inciting the failed coup.