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Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day: Richard Burr

On this date one year ago, “Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day first profiled Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina, who was first elected to...

Insider trading? That’s why Trump and Barr are going after Burr? Not the ‘Russia interfered’ report?

Late Wednesday, news broke that FBI investigators had served a warrant to seize Sen. Richard Burr's cellphone at his home in Washington, D.C. The...

Senator’s cellphone seized amid federal investigation of stock trades made ahead of COVID-19 spread

Months after it was revealed that he had made dozens of questionable stock trades ahead of a global pandemic—and advised wealthy constituents to do the...

After Selling Stocks as Coronavirus Pandemic Reached US, GOP Senators Loeffler and Perdue Join Committee to Reopen Economy

Three weeks after government watchdogs demanded the resignation of U.S. Sens. Kelly Loeffler and Richard Burr following reports that both responded to briefings about...

More questionable stock sales show up in hugely wealthy senator’s latest financial disclosure

Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s financial disclosures from late February and early March are simply fascinating. We already knew that Loeffler sold off a lot of stock in...

Justice Department is looking into senators’ suspicious stock trades before coronavirus crash

The Justice Department is looking into those suspicious stock transactions by senators before the coronavirus-inspired market crash. Sen. Richard Burr cashed out up to $1.5 million...

Republican senators who dumped stocks ahead of pandemic take withering fire from their own party

A massive new scandal unfolded Thursday when ProPublica reported that Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina had sold as much as $1.72 million...

Demands for Resignations as More GOP Senators Accused of ‘Smash and Grab’ Stock Dumps Ahead of Coronavirus Crash

After news of Republican Sen. Richard Burr's stock sell-off ahead of the coronavirus-induced market crash prompted more digging into financial disclosure documents Thursday night,...

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Kari Lake cheers on crime, former AG urges prosecution of deniers, Judge tosses GOP suit

The stories about Arizona’s certification-denying counties, and all the rigged or broken election nonsense buffeting the supervisors’ decision to not...
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Write to Biden: ditch USPS board members and fire Louis DeJoy

From DDay, writing in the American Prospect: By retaining their Senate majority, Democrats no longer feel the urgency to use...

Early voting in Georgia

We begin today with Dylan Wells of The Washington Post writing about the first day of early voting in the Georgia runoff...

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