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New documents and emails reveal how far the president and his supporters were willing to go to try to keep Donald Trump in office in a frenzied three-week stretch that tested Justice Department leaders.

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At least 14 states have enacted new voting restrictions this year, some of them based on Donald Trump's false election claims.

The bipartisan support for the federal holiday comes at a time when Congress remains in a partisan deadlock on more substantive priorities for Black leaders.

Michael Fanone said he was rebuffed by Rep. Andrew S. Clyde, a day after the Georgian voted against awarding police officers the Congressional Gold Medal.


Tucker Carlson’s wild, baseless theory blaming the FBI for organizing the Jan. 6 Capitol riot

The latest Jan. 6 conspiracy theory, courtesy of Carlson: That the FBI was behind the Capitol riot. There is no evidence of this.

4 takeaways from the Biden-Putin summit

Biden sought a contrast to President Donald Trump, while also emphasizing cooperation.

‘Pure insanity’: Here’s perhaps the craziest election fraud conspiracy the Trump team pushed

It involves Italian satellites changing votes. And it's something the White House thought warranted the Justice Department's attention.

Sixty five percent of the federal judges confirmed under Donald Trump were non-Hispanic White men. President Biden has launched an early effort to reverse that trend, nominating 11 diverse women to the federal bench.

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The melting north provides an opportunity for Russia that it obviously intends to exploit.

What Biden’s summit with Putin can tell us about the future of U.S.-Russia relations. And, what could happen to struggling tenants when the rent comes due in July.

Cyberattacks, human rights, nuclear weapons and frayed diplomatic ties are on the agenda at the meeting in Switzerland

Bolton, who served as national security adviser, said the Trump White House wrongly claimed he spilled secrets in a failed attempt to halt his book’s revelations about an ‘erratic’ and ‘unfit’ president.

The two leaders remain at odds over human rights, cyberattacks and Ukraine.

Breyer has given no indication he is ready to leave despite the fears of liberals that there is a limited window to name and confirm a replacement.

The senator from West Virginia had not previously detailed his objections to the For the People Act. The Senate is expected to vote on an elections bill next week.

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It's safe to assume that it revolves somewhat around Donald Trump.

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A fifth disagree that democracy is the best form of government.

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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As the right demands media self-flagellation over the lab-leak theory, Carlson’s dishonest attacks on Fauci will get shrugs.

The unanimous Senate passage of the bill was an anticlimactic culmination to a long effort to commemorate the emancipation of American enslaved people during the Civil War. The bill heads to the Democratic-led House.

In a statement Tuesday night, the Illinois Democrat said he was ‘pleasantly surprised’ to learn that Greene had visited the Holocaust Museum and apologized for her remarks.

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