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Arizona Democrat says some senators urging him to challenge Sinema with party at a ‘breaking point’
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Arizona Democrat says some senators urging him to challenge Sinema with party at a ‘breaking point’

Rep. Ruben Gallego says his phone has been ringing a lot recently — with many Democrats making a pitch to him: Run against Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in 2024. Among those making the case, he claimed, are Sinema’s own Senate Democratic colleagues. “It wasn’t Bernie, I’ll tell you that,” Gallego told CNN, referring to Vermont…MORE

Supreme Court rejects another attempt to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban
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Supreme Court rejects another attempt to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban

Over the furious dissent of three liberal justices, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected another attempt by abortion providers to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban. The court’s order is the latest setback for providers who are trying to revive challenges to the law five months after it was allowed to go into effect, bringing a…MORE

Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states
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Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states

Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw efforts in December 2020 to put forward illegitimate electors from seven states that Trump lost, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the scheme. The sources said members of former President Donald Trump’s campaign team were far more involved than previously known in the plan, a…MORE

Bipartisan group of senators seeks common ground on changing Electoral Count Act
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Bipartisan group of senators seeks common ground on changing Electoral Count Act

A bipartisan effort in the Senate is underway to overhaul a 19th century law that has come under scrutiny in the wake of last year’s January 6 attack on the US Capitol. Congressional Democrats and President Joe Biden have been pushing for the passage of more sweeping election overhaul and voting rights legislation, but have…MORE

Fact-checking six claims from Biden’s news conference
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Fact-checking six claims from Biden’s news conference

President Joe Biden held a news conference on Wednesday to mark the end of the first year of his presidency. Biden made at least three inaccurate claims during the extended proceedings, which he allowed to run for nearly two hours. He also made a claim about surprise medical billing in which he, at best, omitted…MORE

Trump’s January 6 documents are on their way to the House. When can we see them and what’s next?
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Trump’s January 6 documents are on their way to the House. When can we see them and what’s next?

The Supreme Court handed the House January 6 committee a significant win on Wednesday as it shut down former President Donald Trump’s bid to block the release of documents from his White House to committee investigators. The National Archives announced midday on Thursday it was “now in the process of” giving Trump’s records to the…MORE

Democratic congressman arrested during voting rights protest
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Democratic congressman arrested during voting rights protest

New York Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman was arrested Thursday during a voting rights protest at the US Capitol, his office said in a statement. “Today, Congressman Jamaal Bowman joined a voting rights non-violent direct action at the North Barricade of the US Capitol Building and was arrested by the US Capitol Police,” Marcus Frias, a…MORE

What Biden talked about most in his first year
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What Biden talked about most in his first year

President Joe Biden took the oath of office one year ago Thursday, a year consumed with crises at home and abroad. Among them were an evolving Covid-19 pandemic, record inflation, partisan divisions, a chaotic and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan, a dangerous Russian military buildup on the Ukraine border and stalled — or failed — legislative…MORE

DA for Atlanta area requests special grand jury to probe Trump’s election interference
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DA for Atlanta area requests special grand jury to probe Trump’s election interference

A district attorney in the Atlanta area investigating former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in the state has requested a special grand jury to gather evidence and compel witnesses to testify in relation to her probe. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis wrote that her office has “received information indicating…MORE

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