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It has been over a decade since Craig Unger published House of Bush, House of Saud: The Hidden Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynasties, a sobering investigation into the entwined histories and interests of the Bush family and the royal family of Saudi Arabia. The ramifications of this union have shaped the course of the region’s history and the global balance of power. With the recent death of King Abdullah, America’s knotty alliance with the Kingdom enters a new chapter, and Unger’s book remains as relevant as ever.

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The House Select Committee hearings are swaying political independents and centrists to reject the power-grabbing tactics used by Donald Trump and his Republican enablers to overturn the 2020 presidential election, according to several polls and surveys of battleground state voters released on Thursday, June 30.

“Vast majorities of the American people are paying attention, and they are deeply concerned,” said Leslie Dach, co-chair of Defend Democracy Project, an advocacy group dedicated to the principle that voters determine the outcome of elections. “They believe that a crime has been committed. They want accountability in the courts and at the ballot box. And they hold not just President Trump responsible, but they hold his allies and Republicans responsible for what happened.”

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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