Matt Shuham

Matt Shuham is a news writer for TPM. He was previously associate editor of The National Memo and managing editor of the Harvard Political Review. He is available by email at and on Twitter @mattshuham.

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Diamond & Silk, the pro-Trump YouTubers-turned-conservative-stars, will get their own commentary show on Fox Nation, Fox News’ new streaming service, Fox News’ senior VP of development and production John Finley announced Monday. Fox Nation, meant for “FOX News superfans,” is set to launch as a streaming service on Tuesday.

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Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), an informal leader of a small group of Democrats seeking challengers for top Democratic leadership positions in the next Congress, told the Washington Post Monday that his effort was “bigger” than presumed incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) alone — signaling he may abandon his bid to line up support behind a challenger to Pelosi’s speakership and focus instead on one of her deputies, or on other leadership positions.

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After Republican leadership on the House Oversight Committee spent two years blocking Democrats’ subpoena requests related to the Trump administration and other matters, NBC News’ Chuck Todd had what seemed like an unexpected question for incoming Democratic committee chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD): “Do you plan on granting your ranking member, whoever it is on the Republican side, subpoena authority?”

“Uh, no,” Cummings replied.

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