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In crucial Senate races in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and elsewhere, the Democratic coalition that came together to elect Biden is fracturing again — with big implications for his presidency.

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Critics say the administration has taken a piecemeal approach to the worsening international crisis, when a far-reaching plan is needed.

The House minority leader throws his support behind Rep. Elise Stefanik for third-ranking post, signaling that allegiance to Trump is a requirement for power in the Republican Party.

New population and fertility figures spur debate about political, economic and social impacts — and what, if anything, can or should be done about them.


The FEC’s inexplicable punt on Trump’s hush-money payments

The commission decided not to press forward with a case involving hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, despite there being a proven crime and Trump being implicated in it.

About those voters who left the GOP this year? Things have now normalized.

It was a change from the last two post-presidential periods, but a somewhat short-lived one.

GOP eyes voter fraud conspiracy theorist to replace Liz Cheney

Elise Stefanik was significantly more extreme than the leaders she would be joining when it came to voter fraud claims.

Grilling a Republican colleague, a Democratic lawmaker said the words fueled all-White primaries during the Jim Crow era and justified the disenfranchisement of people deemed “unfit to vote.”

Qualified immunity, the legal doctrine that shields individual police officers from lawsuits, has become the biggest sticking point in negotiations between Republicans and Democrats.

The head of the Justice Department's civil rights divisison had raised questions about a contractor’s stated plans to “identify voter registrations that did not make sense” and interview voters via phone and “physical canvassing.”

Gaetz and Greene mocked Democrats — and some fellow Republicans — and vowed that Trump’s influence on the GOP is here to stay.

A new law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis will make it harder for people to vote by mail and blocks private donations to assist elections.

The party’s third-highest leader has engaged in a raging months-long dispute with other House Republicans, likely to end in her dismissal from her leadership post.

Biden, who is scheduled to speak from the East Room, is expected argue that more steps are needed in the wake of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan that he signed into law in March.

The announcement from Bottoms, who was elected in 2017, stunned supporters in her city. She had been considered a potential running mate to Biden last year.

Nancy Messonnier, was replaced last month as head of agency's vaccine task force, and was director of a key CDC center.

Elinore McCance-Katz spoke out against coronavirus response, saying risks had been exaggerated.

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Among other things, it's generally wider.

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The Texas senator's insistence he was just raising concerns is undercut by a new video.

The vice president met with the leader of Mexico by video Friday and plans to visit the country in June.

The congressman from Ohio is not the first among Republicans who voted to impeach Trump or convict him to face political repercussions back home.

Trump has emerged from his Florida hibernation — refashioning himself as the president of the Republican States of America and reshaping the party in ways both micro and macro.

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After all, it restricts the ability of Floridians to cast ballots in key ways.

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