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The Trailer: ‘The Empire Strikes Back’: A wave of PAC money buries left-wing Democrats

The PACs that want to suppress left-wing Democrats, three takeaways from this Tuesday's primaries, and a talk with a Democrat who thinks this is the year when her party can win Nebraska again.
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The Trailer: Nebraska, West Virginia primaries another test of Trump's influence

In this edition: Primary Day for former president Donald Trump, yet another House special election, and the candidate running on tear gas.
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The Trailer: Four ways the leaked draft abortion opinion has altered the midterms

How the potential end of Roe is shaking up campaigns, what happened in Ohio on Tuesday, and an interview with J.D. Vance.
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The Trailer: What to watch tonight in Ohio and Indiana

Primary day in Ohio and Indiana, on the trail for the day's biggest rematch, and Republicans get another House pick-up opportunity.
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The Trailer: How J.D. Vance sprinted to the head of the pack in Ohio

An Ohio GOP elegy, a Democratic debacle in New York, and a Hawaii pilot flies right out of Congress.
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The Trailer: The pandemic planner, the crypto billionaire and a bunch of angry Democrats

In this edition: The crypto cash that's turned an Oregon campaign upside down, a bitter GOP convention in Minnesota, and stop-the-steal battles shape party nominations in Utah and Minnesota.
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The Trailer: As Biden campaigns on infrastructure law, Democrats keep fighting about it

The infrastructure wars in a Democratic primary, a 2024 campaign memo from Bernie Sanders, and an interview with a Florida GOP candidate who's ready to get to Washington and start impeaching.
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The Trailer: Five takeaways from another big fundraising quarter

In this edition: Fundraising takeaways from the first quarter, a Democratic mess in New York, and more polls that Joe Biden probably shouldn't look at.
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The Trailer: Overdoses are up. On the trail, Republicans blame Biden.

The Republicans who claim President Biden is killing people, the GOP's big Florida redistricting coup, and an interview with Pittsburgh's rising socialist star.
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The Trailer: A Republican feud in West Virginia: Infrastructure money versus a Trump endorsement

West Virginia's Republican-on-Republican primary, election conspiracy theorists capture GOP nominations in Colorado, and a crypto-inspired Democratic family feud in Oregon.
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