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Legislators are promoting measures that would drastically curtail access to the polls and could disproportionately affect voters of color, critics say.

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Court says the commission must get additional authority from Congress to ask courts for monetary relief.

Participants on the first of a two-day summit included Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, among many others.

Republicans at first hesitated to adopt a position on the legislation, which carefully avoids any mention of former president Donald Trump’s comments about the “Kung Flu” and “the China virus” as possible inspiration for attacks on Asian Americans — but the inference is easily understood.


Biden’s bold move to recognize the Armenian genocide

Plenty of presidents have said they would do so and then backed down. So why now? And what are the risks?

Biden evokes a fraught history of presidents weighing in on criminal cases

From Richard Nixon and Charles Manson, to Obama, to a bunch of examples involving Donald Trump, this is well-trodden but ill-advised territory for a president.

Marjorie Taylor Greene and the implosion of the America First Caucus

Greene is now completely distancing herself from the effort and blaming staff. Here's why that's implausible.

Statehood supporters will target the Senate, where opposition is strong but leaders have promised a hearing.

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Greene later said the "Democrat Party" is the party of the "Ku Klux Klan" and "now the party of Black Lives Matters."

Conservatives prevailed in a decision that reverses the court’s trend of leniency toward juveniles convicted of serious crimes.

The American Rescue Plan stimulus package and broad economic optimism have helped businesses and consumers, but many Americans are still jobless.

The position would be similar to one taken by Europe’s drug regulator, the European Medicines Agency, which said this week the Johnson & Johnson vaccine should carry a warning but placed no restrictions on its use.

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Did Trump seize the power conservative media holds with the Republican base, or did he only borrow it?

The architect of Donald Trump's immigration policies twisted a few facts in criticizing Biden's.

The president's planned remarks come amid a busy week at the White House. On Thursday, Biden is scheduled to host a global summit on climate change.

Effort is launched as the longtime gun-rights group faces a bankruptcy trial.

Biden plans to highlight the push to revamp policing in his speech to Congress next week, while Sen. Tim Scott takes the lead among Republicans in trying to craft a bill.

Kerry has one more chance to tackle climate change on the world stage — and cement his legacy.

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Access is no longer the question. Demand is.

The president hopes to seize a moment as Lyndon B. Johnson did after Bloody Sunday, but those pressing for change await his plan

Khan told senators that in the last few years, new evidence has come to light showing there were “missed opportunities” for enforcement actions under the Obama administration.

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