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A stalking case against a Florida tax collector metastasized after authorities arrested him and seized electronic records pointing to the congressman, a prominent ally of former president Donald Trump.

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President Biden and Vice President Harris plan to meet in the Oval Office later Thursday with the leadership team of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus after weeks of pressure from Asian American leaders to diversify the upper ranks of the administration.

On the eve of the Virginia Tech shooting anniversary, the senators have refiled their “Virginia Plan.”

As the fight for reparations moves forward, major obstacles remain.


The story behind the viral clip of a GOP senator asking whether Kristen Clarke believed Black people are ‘genetically superior’

At issue was a letter she wrote in college raising various theories to that effect. She explained that even at the time she was being intentionally provocative.

4 ideas for Supreme Court reform

As some Democrats push for packing the court and President Biden launches a commission looking at changes to its setup, here are some more plausible proposals -- along with their benefits and drawbacks.

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.

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Most Republicans think Biden has changed the tone of political debate for the worse.

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A first look at the fundraising quarter, a guide to the growing number of Trump administration think tanks, and candidates pile into swing state Senate races.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said she has “no plans to bring it to the floor” and that she supports a commission created by President Biden that will produce a report this year on possible changes to the court, including expansion and term limits.

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One would be justified in being skeptical.

Violent conversations flowed freely and visibly on TheDonald.win for weeks, underscoring the openly violent intent of some of the thousands of Trump enthusiasts who thronged the Capitol on Jan. 6.

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So much for the 'Russia hoax' hoax.

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Many migrants aren't in the country illegally, and most non-White Hispanics aren't migrants.

The government says Congress is studying recommendations that women be required to register, and that constitutional questions can wait.

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee voted against the measure.

Biden said the United States needs to “fight the battles for the next 20 years, not the last 20."

The president has been criticized by AAPI groups for the lack of Asian American representation in his Cabinet.

Babbitt’s killing became one of the defining moments of the mob action on Jan. 6, after graphic videos of her shooting spread across social media and were replayed by news outlets.

Federal health officials had recommended Tuesday that states pause use of the vaccine while agencies review six U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of brain blood clot among the more than 7 million people who received the shot.

The pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine could feed into the anxieties of segments of the population who are already wary of receiving a coronavirus vaccine.

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