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The anger comes on top of the left’s frustration with a bipartisan infrastructure deal.

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Two lawyers were ordered to pay opponents’ legal fees as the judicial system grapples with holding attorneys accountable for frivolous election challenges

The request from the district attorneys in Manhattan and Westchester County came a day after the top prosecutor in Albany confirmed his office is conducting a criminal investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the New York governor.

An early flurry of litigation even before legislative and congressional maps have been drawn signals how intense the fight for partisan power will be in the coming year.


Biden’s novel evictions defense: Maybe it’s illegal, but it’s worth it

Like Barack Obama, Biden's White House suggested that they couldn't do this themselves — and then did it. And Biden's justification raises even more questions about the precedent set by this.

Republicans have given no fewer than 10 different reasons for opposing bipartisan Jan. 6 investigations

Many of those reasons were misleading or contradictory.

Inside Cuomo’s ‘improper and retaliatory’ campaign to fight sexual harassment allegations

The alleged crimes vs. the alleged cleanup effort.

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The insurrection before the insurrection.

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.

Hundreds of former Obama administration officials, Democratic donors and celebrities were expected to attend the gathering, which came under scrutiny this week.

The mayor did not follow her own indoor mask mandate, but rather than admit error, she has responded with spin and obfuscation.

Trump-endorsed candidate prevails in Republican primary.

The influential adviser to the governor is portrayed as working to discredit one of his accusers and contain the fallout as the allegations piled up.

The Illinois state Senate had passed a resolution banning Blagojevich, who was convicted on multiple counts of corruption, from running for state or local office.

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The president — calling out Texas and Florida — criticized state measures that penalize schools and businesses for requiring masks or vaccines. He also encouraged cities to mandate vaccinations for people to enter public places.

The congresswoman’s thinking apparently will be shaped in large measure by whether Mark Ridley-Thomas, a close friend and Los Angeles City Council member, decides to run.

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Even if a Republican official wants to challenge orthodoxy, it's very hard to do so.

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The governor's response to a lengthy report detailing harassment allegations against him was a marvel of tone-deafness.

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Cuomo allegedly asked that the trooper be moved to his personal detail, where he is accused of harassing her.

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Tucker Carlson is in the increasingly illiberal country, where he's already praising the far-right nationalist regime.

Recapping the brutal findings in New York Attorney General Letitia James's report.

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