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Dianne Feinstein and the Knife Fight in the Phone Booth

Kim Komenich/Getty; Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call/via Getty Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.“As president of the Board of Supervisors, it’s my duty to make this announcement. Both Mayor Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk have been shot and killed. The suspect is…Supervisor Dan White.” —Dianne Feinstein,…

Whistleblower: GOP Investigators Didn’t Want to Hear Allegations of Russian Influence Over Rudy

Rep. Kweisi Mfume, D-Md., and other Democrats pushed Republicans to subpoena Rudy Giuliani during a House impeachment inquiry hearing. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.House Republicans really don’t want to hear from Rudy Giuliani. Though their impeachment crusade grew out of the former New…

What the United States Can Learn From Brazil About Asylum

Katherine Jensen, author.Mother Jones illustration; The University of Chicago Press Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.A couple of months ago, four Nigerian stowaways traveled 3,500 miles above the rudder of a cargo ship all the way from Lagos to the southeastern coast of Brazil—without…