Dem Donor Michael Bills Accused of ‘Quid Pro Quo’ in Virginia

Megadonor worked to influence leadership elections, two Democratic lawmakers say

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A Virginia mega-donor who spent millions of dollars helping Democrats win control of the legislature pressured lawmakers to support his preferred candidates for leadership roles, according to a top state Democrat.

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Ron Johnson: Ukrainians Felt No Pressure From White House Over Withheld Aid

New testimony further calls into question Chris Murphy's characterization of Zelensky meeting

Republican senator Ron Johnson (Wis.) said Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky made no mention during their September meeting in Kiev of feeling pressure from the White House to take action in return for military aid, contradicting his Democratic colleague Chris Murphy's characterization of the meeting.

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I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the New York Times

Since Donald Trump won the 2016 election, America’s paper of record has become a house organ for his resistance. Pet issues like polyamory have received too much attention, while important issues like Hunter Biden's corruption have received scant follow up.

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