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Milley has been tight-lipped in response to a new report on his assurances to China, while pointing to his upcoming Sept. 28 testimony. Here's what that testimony should focus upon.

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Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough will advise Democrats on what they can squeeze into their massive spending bill.

“Peril,” by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, reveals how far the two Republicans went in examining the president’s fraud claims.

The Secretary of State asserted the Trump administration left behind no plan for withdrawal from Afghanistan but Trump officials vehemently disagree.


The role of physical threats in Trump’s domination of the GOP

Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio), who is retiring, is the latest to cite a deluge of death threats after running afoul of Trump. And it's worth asking how much of a role such literal intimidation plays in Trump's stranglehold on the party.

U.S. and French officials have spent days engulfed in public snubs and private exchanges after last week’s U.S. deal with Australia and the UK. The White House is looking for ways to ease the tensions.

It’s an open question whether the coronavirus mandate will be enforced.

Zeldin, a four-term congressman and vocal supporter of former president Donald Trump, is also running for governor of New York.

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But what worked for Gov. Gavin Newsom in that election won’t all necessarily translate for Democrats in 2022.

Emanuel, Biden’s nominee for ambassador to Japan, has earned the hostility of many liberals during his long career. But some Senate Republicans say they will support his confirmation.

The state of the party was put into focus with the sudden retirement announcement of Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio), a onetime rising GOP star who cited “the toxic dynamics inside our own party” for his decision.

About 73 pleas, roughly 600 charged and dozens still jailed. Ahead of the Justice for J6 rally, a look at where the defendants stand.

The guidance follows a mandate for federal workers announced by President Biden last week as part of a series of measures to blunt the growth of the delta variant.

A top Senate security official said the original request did not follow proper protocol. Chief J. Thomas Manger instead asked for troops who would be unarmed, other than batons, which was approved by the Department of Defense.

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An incredibly dubious story that hobbled along for years in left-wing conspiracy theorizing is at the heart of this week's Russia-related indictment.

The ruling is the latest development in a state battle over voting rights that has drawn national attention.

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Now he wants to overturn the election based on an unproven technicality.

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Not to mention the toxicity and shortsightedness.

Polis, the first openly gay man elected governor, married his longtime partner, Marlon Reis, Wednesday.

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