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The committee had said last week that Meadows had produced records and would soon appear for an initial deposition.

Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,200 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.

Nunes will step down from his seat at the end of December, according to an announcement Monday.


David Perdue’s wink-and-nod campaign on voter fraud

Perdue's primary challenge to Gov. Brian Kemp (R) epitomizes the GOP's desire to latch on to Trump's voter fraud claims but not actually defend them.

Jeffrey Clark and John Eastman join some rare company in pleading the Fifth to Jan. 6 committee

A look back at those who have recently pleaded the Fifth to congressional investigators — and what became of them.

The most-vaccinated big counties in America are beating the worst of the coronavirus

Much has been made of the split between less-vaccinated (often red) states and more-vaccinated (often blue) ones. It's even more pronounced at the county level.

The proposed bill, which calls for unvaccinated hospital patients to pay for health-care expenses out-of-pocket, comes as Illinois is grappling with increases in covid-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in the last week.

  • Analysis

A culmination, not a change.

The president and first lady Jill Biden paid tribute to the late senator Robert J. Dole, who was awarded two Purple Hearts for his service in the war.

Washington is considering substantial sanctions as Moscow masses troops along the Ukraine border.

The president has divided the world into those who got invited to the summit and those who did not, and the reasons behind the choices are not always clear.

  • Analysis

A dubious new poll evaluates a largely unimportant question.

Witness says Maxwell showered her with compliments, encouraged her to give Epstein massages.

Latinos fueled growth in Texas that added two congressional seats. The lawsuit says those districts favor non-Latino Whites.

James Kyle Bell, 45, stole government pandemic relief aid while also conning supporters of both Trump and Biden in the 2020 election.

  • Analysis

Republicans are disproportionately powering the pandemic as Republican leaders point at the president.

President Biden also ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor Dole, who died Sunday at age 98.

David Perdue’s decision to challenge Gov. Brian Kemp guarantees a fraught Republican primary and keeps at the forefront Trump’s false claims that the 2020 vote was stolen.

A onetime foreign correspondent, Mr. Hiatt greatly expanded The Post's opinions department and wrote spirited columns and editorials on politics, foreign affairs and other matters.

  • Analysis

The pathos of Trump whining to allies about the election masks the ongoing threat.

  • Perspective

U.S. students faced a huge jump in "hostile behaviors," including attacks with weapons, during the Trump administration, a new Government Accountability Office report has found.

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