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Critics Say the RNC Wasted Money on Flowers and Limos. Will Trump’s Campaign Manager Put It Back On Track?

Mother Jones; Alex Brandon/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.On Monday, former President Donald Trump issued a statement endorsing a slate of candidates for leadership at the Republican National Committee. Earlier this month, RNC chair Ronna McDaniel had offered to step down after the…

What We Lose by Armchair Diagnosing Biden and Trump

Mother Jones illustration; Beata Zawrzel/ZUMA; Drew Angerer/Getty Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Last week, a special counsel report looking into President Biden’s handling of classified documents described the president’s memory as “poor,” with “significant limitations.” Speculation about Biden’s cognitive state immediately followed. In its…

Elise Stefanik’s Latest VP Audition? Seeking to Have Letitia James Disbarred.

In her latest apparent bid to secure her place as Trump’s running mate, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) has filed an ethics complaint against New York Attorney General Letitia James.Michael Brochstein/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.The Trump veepstakes rages on. The latest apparent audition? Rep. Elise…

Joe Biden’s Age Is an Issue. So Is How the Media Covers It.

Mother Jones; Michael Brochstein/Zuma Editor’s note: The below article first appeared in David Corn’s newsletter, Our Land. The newsletter comes out twice a week (most of the time) and provides behind-the-scenes stories and articles about politics, media, and culture. Subscribing costs just $5 a month—but you can sign up for a free 30-day trial of Our Land here. Joe Biden’s age has…