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Angry outbursts and cool determination: Inside the synagogue attacker’s 18-day journey to terrorFrom his home in England to two weeks of wandering around Dallas, the hostage taker struck people as odd and aggressive.
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The latest GOP idea: A police force to ferret out voter fraudFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) calls for such a unit to aggressively pursue violations of election laws, though they have been proven to be rare in the United States.
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Booster shots in U.S. have strongly protected against severe disease from omicron variant, CDC studies showBut uptake has slowed in the U.S., with most people eligible for the additional shots declining to get them.
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What the Jan. 6 committee hopes to learn from Trump White House documentsSome key questions the Jan. 6 committee hopes to answer now that the Supreme Court has said it can get documents from the Trump White House.
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Biden’s inflation problem, in stark reliefRecapping perhaps the most significant poll of his one-year anniversary in office.
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Trump’s GOP kingmaker status is on the line as some endorsees struggle in pollsIn many races, Trump's endorsees are neck-and-neck or behind.
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Intel’s $20 billion investment in Ohio chip factories said to be the state’s largest everThe investment comes during a broader computer chip shortage that has held back numerous industries.
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Texas man charged with threatening election, government officials in GeorgiaThe criminal case is the first brought by a Justice Department task force formed to help deal with threats to election workers.
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Supreme Court will revisit dispute between Oklahoma, tribal leadersThe justices said Friday that they would consider whether to limit the court’s previous decision that expanded the Indian land in the state, a ruling that has upended criminal prosecutions there.
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What the Jan. 6 committee hopes to learn from Trump White House documentsSome key questions the Jan. 6 committee hopes to answer now that the Supreme Court has said it can get documents from the Trump White House.
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Biden to nominate new FEC commissionerDara Lindenbaum served as general counsel to Stacey Abrams’s 2018 gubernatorial campaign.
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Thousands of Giuliani’s communications turned over to Manhattan U.S. attorney following privilege reviewRudolph Giuliani’s electronic devices were seized as part of a probe into his dealings in Ukraine.
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Biden’s inflation problem, in stark reliefRecapping perhaps the most significant poll of his one-year anniversary in office.
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‘I am American’: Black Americans use social media to respond to McConnell’s comments on votingSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Black Americans “are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans,” sparking outrage online. His office said he misspoke and meant to say “all Americans.”
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Rep. Jamaal Bowman arrested during voting-rights protest near Capitol, spokesman saysA spokesman said the New York Democrat was arrested “alongside at least 20 others, including faith leaders and youth who have been hunger striking for our democracy.”
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Donald Trump’s rationale for seizing voting machines was worse than you might have assumedThe president wanted to assume federal control of voting machines because someone in a small Republican county didn't calibrate their voting machines right.
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Supreme Court, investigators force Trump and his children on the defensive on multiple fronts Taken together, the events seem to spell bad news for Trump. But some who have observed him for decades are urging caution.
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There is a new champion in the ‘what if the left did it’ competitionA detailed examination of Ginni Thomas's political activism raises a question with an obvious — and difficult — answer.
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Trump’s GOP kingmaker status is on the line as some endorsees struggle in pollsIn many races, Trump's endorsees are neck-and-neck or behind.
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Biden vowed to do more for Black Americans. Some say it’s already too late.Black voters lament another trip on a familiar carousel: a politician promises them a seat at the table but doesn't provide it.
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Tracking the political appointees Biden is nominating to fill the top roles in his administrationFollow the president'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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He’s never going to stopIf past is prologue, we can expect Donald Trump to continue making false claims about the 2020 election forever.
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Contractors who flout labor laws also often fail to deliver services. That’s a warning for Biden’s infrastructure plan.A new think tank report found that many government contractors with significant labor law violations also “had significant performance problems on subsequent government contracts.”
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