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Russia’s Putin and China’s Xi get tougher treatment, while many of the former president’s favorites just get ignored.

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The modest adjustments to the For the People Act are meant to address concerns from state and local elections officials, not to woo skeptical Republicans.

Biden’s speech comes as drama continues to unfold over whether Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) will keep her No. 3 leadership post among House Republicans in the wake of her continued criticism of former president Donald Trump.

The warning from Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D) came as one volunteer involved in the audit said workers were searching for traces of bamboo to test an unfounded theory that ballots improperly originated in Asia.


Liz Cheney appears to be lighting her political career on fire. But for what?

Cheney seems happy to forfeit her leadership role and even her seat by continually criticizing Trump. She’s making a far different bet than pretty much everyone in her party.

Trump allies want you to know: His mood is just fine — great, in fact

Repeatedly in recent months, Trump allies have sought to assure you that the former president is in a good mood.

GOP state lawmakers: The Three-Fifths Compromise was actually good

In the course of arguing against teaching about systemic racism in schools, some GOP lawmakers suggest the original constitutional sin was somehow anti-slavery.

  • Analysis

Both the question of coordination and former Attorney General Barr's depiction of the findings have evolved in recent weeks.

Proponents of the measure said they made the push “because we fear God, view the intentional shedding of the blood of unborn children to be an inconceivably wicked action, and we believe that we all have a responsibility to protect the lives of the smallest and most vulnerable humans among us.”

Labor rights activists bring the cakes to the Virginia Democrat’s home in Alexandria, rain or shine.

  • Analysis

Getting sick or getting vaccinated.

The effects were particularly dramatic in the northeast.

The apartment owned by pollster Frank Luntz combined four units with 12 bedrooms and home ownership fees of almost $5,000 a month.

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows lashed out at the social media platform while Rep. Lauren Boebert said Facebook will “pay the price” before deleting the tweet.

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.

  • Analysis

The upholding of his Facebook ban (at least for now) highlights what he's missing.

  • Perspective

For now, Trump has won the battle for the soul of the GOP. Dissenters to his big lie are not welcome.

Biden’s speech from the State Dining Room of the White House comes during a week when he has otherwise been heavily focused on pushing major spending plans pending in Congress.

Former governor Charlie Crist is only the first of high profile candidates to announce bids to replace him, part of an effort to break Republican dominance in statewide races.

The justices indicated a law written by Congress to tackle racial disparities may not cover all offenders.

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