Fund-Raising Surged for Republicans Who Sought to Overturn the Election

The lawmakers, who encouraged their followers to protest in Washington on Jan. 6, have capitalized on the riot to draw huge campaign donations.

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Matt Gaetz Is in Deep Trouble

But at the task of epitomizing the Trumpified Republican Party, he has excelled.

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With Disruption and Trolling, Greene Reflects G.O.P.’s Shift

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene said being booted from committees left more time for her to push her party to the right. She’s part of a new wave of lawmakers more interested in brand-building than lawmaking.

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At CPAC, a Golden Image, a Magic Wand and Reverence for Trump

The faithful who flocked to the annual conference of conservatives made it clear that their allegiance was to the former president far more than to the Republican Party.

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Mitch McConnell Would Like Trump to Fade Away

Good luck with that.

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Liz Cheney vs. Marjorie Taylor Greene

What recent votes on the future of two congresswomen tell us about the Republican Party.

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Liz Cheney Says G.O.P. Must Move Past Trump

Ms. Cheney, having fended off a challenge to her House leadership role, was defiant in defending her impeachment vote and called for Republicans to be “the party of truth.”

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Spurning Calls to Resign, Liz Cheney Says G.O.P. Must Move Past Trump

Ms. Cheney, having fended off a challenge to her House leadership role, was defiant in defending her impeachment vote and called for Republicans to be “the party of truth.”

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Marjorie Taylor Greene and the Republican Perversion of ‘Freedom’

She’s playing the victim. Don’t fall for it.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Says She Is ‘Freed’ to Push Republicans to the Right

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene warned that the House’s vote only left her with more time to insist on Republicans’ allegiance to former President Donald J. Trump.

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QAnon Believers Are Obsessed With Hillary Clinton. She Has Thoughts.

The mass execution cult has roots in three decades of demonization.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Knows Exactly What She’s Doing

The once-porous border between the right and the far right has dissolved.

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House Exiles Marjorie Taylor Greene From Panels, as Republicans Rally Around Her

Democrats pressed past Republicans’ objections to remove the Georgia freshman from her two committee posts in a vote without precedent in the modern Congress.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Apologized and Got a Standing Ovation. Seriously.

Does the G.O.P. have the spine to rein in Marjorie Taylor Greene?

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‘It’s Embarrassing’: Marjorie Taylor Greene Tests the Limits of Some Voters

In her Georgia district, voters saw Ms. Greene as a conservative voice that would be impossible to ignore. Now the revelation of past social media posts has unsettled some who backed her.

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McCarthy Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Comments, but Stands by Her

In a statement, Representative Kevin McCarthy of California said he “unequivocally” condemned the Georgia freshman’s violent and conspiracy-laden remarks, but declined to revoke her committee posts.

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The QAnon Delusion Has Not Loosened Its Grip

Millions of Americans continue to actively participate in multiple conspiracy theories. Why?

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Under Pressure to Rebuke Their Own, G.O.P. Leaders Face a Critical Test

The fates of Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Liz Cheney have become a proxy battle for the soul of the party, prompting a clash among top Republicans.

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New Democratic Ad Campaign Ties G.O.P. to QAnon

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has started a $500,000 effort on television and online portraying House Republicans as aligned with Marjorie Taylor Greene and QAnon conspiracy theories.

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McConnell says ‘loony lies’ spread by Marjorie Taylor Greene are a ‘cancer’ on G.O.P.

Senator Mitch McConnell issued a scathing rebuke on Monday saying that the “loony lies and conspiracy theories” embraced by Ms. Greene amounted to a “cancer” on the Republican Party.

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It’s Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Party Now

She embarrasses some Republicans, but she’s no outlier.

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If Marjorie Taylor Greene Isn’t Beyond the Pale, Who Is?

There’s still time for Republican leaders to reject Q.

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For McCarthy and McConnell, Two Paths on Trumpian Crisis Management

Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell want to take back control of Congress in 2022. But first they have to figure out how to handle Donald Trump.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Controversies Are Piling Up. Republicans are Quiet.

In a newly unearthed video from 2018, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene suggested that 9/11 was a hoax, President Barack Obama was a Muslim and the Clintons were guilty of murder.

#conspiracy-theories, #cowan-john-1975, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #mccarthy-kevin-1965, #qanon, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Republican Ties to Extremist Groups Are Under Scrutiny

A number of members of Congress have links to organizations and movements that played a role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.

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After Capitol Riot, Republican Ties to Extremist Groups Are Under Scrutiny

A number of members of Congress have links to organizations and movements that played a role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.

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Jimmy Kimmel Thinks Marjorie Taylor Greene Needs an Education

“If you don’t know who this person is, I wish I didn’t, too,” Kimmel said of the QAnon enthusiast who’s been named to the House Education and Labor Committee.

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Rioters Followed a Long Conspiratorial Road to the Capitol

The Capitol extremists and their cheerleaders did not make a giant leap to “Stop the Steal.” A pathway of conspiratorial steppingstones led them there.

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‘Hell, Yes,’ Republicans Are Headed for a Bitter Internal Showdown

G.O.P. leadership would like to blunt President Trump’s influence over the party. Mr. Trump and his allies want to punish those who have crossed him. A series of clashes looms.

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How Republicans Fanned the Flames Before US Capitol Building Riot

A “1776 moment”: Several of the president’s closest allies in Congress used bellicose language to urge their supporters to attend the Jan. 6 rally that turned into a deadly riot.

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Black Lives Matter Meets QAnon as Newest Members of Congress Arrive

The freshman class of the 117th Congress, featuring a new crop of conservative women and an ascendant left, is attending an unusual pandemic-era orientation.

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QAnon Supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Headed to Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s victory in Georgia underscores an uncomfortable truth for Republicans: The 2020 election brought QAnon into their party.

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Trump Campaign Lawyers Are Aiding a Leading Proponent of QAnon

A firm started by a group of Trump lawyers highlights the campaign’s connections to the false conspiracy theory and reinforces how deeply it has taken hold in the Republican Party.

#elections-house-of-representatives, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #georgia, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #qanon

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How Kelly Loeffler Went From Atlanta Elite to Trump Loyalist

Senator Loeffler, one of the richest people in Congress, has transformed herself from political moderate to “more conservative than Attila the Hun.”

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Trump Has Failed the QAnon Test

Past Republican leaders knew better than to allow the pathogens of extreme conspiracy theories to infect the political bloodstream.

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Trump on QAnon Followers: ‘These Are People That Love Our Country’

When asked, the president did not question the truth behind the claims of the QAnon conspiracy movement. Instead, he offered his help.

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What Is QAnon, the Viral Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theory?

Explaining the “big tent conspiracy theory” that falsely claims that President Trump is facing down a shadowy cabal of Democratic pedophiles.

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The Week QAnon Went Mainstream

A supporter of the dangerous conspiracy theory is most likely headed to Congress. The social media platforms have some soul-searching to do.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon Supporter, Wins House Primary in Georgia

Ms. Greene’s victory came as six states were holding elections on Tuesday, with Ilhan Omar facing a well-funded primary challenge in Minnesota.

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What to Watch in Tuesday’s Primaries: Ilhan Omar and Georgia’s QAnon Candidate

Representative Omar faces a tough re-election fight in Minnesota, a Republican QAnon supporter is vying for the House in Georgia and several states face fresh tests of their elections systems.

#georgia, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #minnesota, #omar-ilhan, #primaries-and-caucuses, #wisconsin

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The QAnon Candidates Are Coming. Are Republicans Ready?

The conspiracy theorists accuse Democrats and even fellow Republicans of being beholden to a cabal of bureaucrats, pedophiles and Satanists. President Trump has cheered them on.

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Trump’s Napalm Politics? They Began With Newt

Gingrich wrote the playbook for it all. The nastiness, the contempt for norms, the transformation of political opponents into enemies.

#gingrich-newt, #greene-marjorie-taylor-1974, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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How False Antifa Protest Rumors Spread

Claims about the involvement of anti-fascist activists in protests of racism show the many ways false information spreads inside communities online.

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