Playing Dumb: Sen. Ron Johnsons Role in Jan. 6 Plot Is Hiding in Plain Sight

The Wisconsin Republican won’t say why he agreed to hand fake slates of electors to Mike Pence on January 6, 2021.


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A trail of documents shows the DHS watchdog disclosed serious issues with records access in general terms in October 2021.

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Playing Dumb: Sen. Ron Johnson’s Role in Jan. 6 Plot Is Hiding in Plain Sight

Robert Mackey

The Republican senator from Wisconsin won’t say why he agreed to hand fake slates of electors to then-Vice President Mike Pence on January 6, 2021.

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Freedom Dreams: Black Women and the Student Debt Crisis

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In “Freedom Dreams,” narrated by Nina Turner, Black women talk about how student debt has impacted their lives and what cancellation would mean for their futures.

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Real Estate CEO: Recession Could Be “Good” If “Unemployment … Puts Employers Back in the Driver Seat”

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Multimillionaire Self-Funder Foisted on NY-10 Voters, but Other Big-Money Candidates Flailed

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As progressive Yuh-Line Niou nearly knocked out Levi Strauss heir Dan Goldman for an open seat, Jerrold Nadler ousted Carolyn Maloney in a rare member-on-member primary.

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Moderna Among Firms Quietly Granted Powers to Seize Patent Rights During Early Days of Covid Pandemic

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American-made coronavirus treatments were accelerated using the very type of involuntary patent sharing the drug industry has decried.

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