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Voters divided amid intense fight for control of Congress, poll finds

The fight for control of Congress is an intense one, as Republicans hold significant advantages in the most competitive House seats. But the GOP edge is being tempered by energy among Democrats over abortion rights.
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Voters divided amid intense fight for control of Congress, poll finds

The fight for control of Congress is an intense one, as Republicans hold significant advantages in the most competitive House seats. But the GOP edge is being tempered by energy among Democrats over abortion rights.

John Fetterman welcomed as ‘one of us’ at his first Philadelphia rally

The Democratic Senate nominee, who has centered much of his candidacy in more conservative areas of the state, campaign in a predominantly Black Philadelphia neighborhood.
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John Fetterman welcomed as ‘one of us’ at his first Philadelphia rally

The Democratic Senate nominee, who has centered much of his candidacy in more conservative areas of the state, campaign in a predominantly Black Philadelphia neighborhood.

Will Chicago voters back a candidate for Ill. governor who bashes the city?

State Sen. Darren Bailey, the GOP nominee for Illinois governor, frequently bashes Chicago as “a dysfunctional hellhole," but he needs the support of voters in the city and its suburbs if he hopes to win in November.
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Will Chicago voters back a candidate for Ill. governor who bashes the city?

State Sen. Darren Bailey, the GOP nominee for Illinois governor, frequently bashes Chicago as “a dysfunctional hellhole," but he needs the support of voters in the city and its suburbs if he hopes to win in November.

Elton John ‘flabbergasted’ and teary after Biden surprises him with medal

“I will treasure this so much,” an emotional Elton John told President Biden, as he received his surprise national humanities medal at a White House concert.
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Elton John ‘flabbergasted’ and teary after Biden surprises him with medal

“I will treasure this so much,” an emotional Elton John told President Biden, as he received his surprise national humanities medal at a White House concert.

Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry with 2024 nearing

The two are widely seen in the Republican Party as potential rivals for the 2024 presidential nomination and public contrasts and behind-the-scenes tensions have already erupted.
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Trump and DeSantis: Once allies, now in simmering rivalry with 2024 nearing

The two are widely seen in the Republican Party as potential rivals for the 2024 presidential nomination and public contrasts and behind-the-scenes tensions have already erupted.

How far from reality can a top elections official be? Arizona may find out.

Secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem's rhetoric about fraud has not moderated at all since he won the Republican primary — nor has it gotten more accurate.
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How far from reality can a top elections official be? Arizona may find out.

Secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem's rhetoric about fraud has not moderated at all since he won the Republican primary — nor has it gotten more accurate.

Career prosecutors recommend no charges for Gaetz in sex-trafficking probe

Career prosecutors have told superiors they don't think Rep. Matt Gaetz should be charged with sex trafficking, citing concerns about witness credibility.
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Career prosecutors recommend no charges for Gaetz in sex-trafficking probe

Career prosecutors have told superiors they don't think Rep. Matt Gaetz should be charged with sex trafficking, citing concerns about witness credibility.

Post Politics Now: Hoyer, McCarthy make dueling pitches in Pittsburgh area

In Washington, President Biden is attending a Democratic National Committee fundraiser and hosting a concert at the White House by Elton John.
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Post Politics Now: Hoyer, McCarthy make dueling pitches in Pittsburgh area

In Washington, President Biden is attending a Democratic National Committee fundraiser and hosting a concert at the White House by Elton John.

Biden says Catholic Church wouldn’t agree with Graham’s abortion ban

With abortion set to be a key midterm election issue, President Biden is rebuking Sen. Lindsey Graham's proposed nationwide ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
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Biden says Catholic Church wouldn’t agree with Graham’s abortion ban

With abortion set to be a key midterm election issue, President Biden is rebuking Sen. Lindsey Graham's proposed nationwide ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

House GOP tries to embark on a united front as expected rifts loom

Recent polls suggest GOP gains in the House could be smaller than previously expected — a worry for lawmakers who believe a new class of Trump allies could embolden the ultraconservative and rebellious House Freedom Caucus.
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House GOP tries to embark on a united front as expected rifts loom

Recent polls suggest GOP gains in the House could be smaller than previously expected — a worry for lawmakers who believe a new class of Trump allies could embolden the ultraconservative and rebellious House Freedom Caucus.

Biden’s unwarranted bragging about reducing the budget deficit

The president argues he is not a big spender, pointing to a decline in the budget deficit. But his policies have increased the debt.
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Biden’s unwarranted bragging about reducing the budget deficit

The president argues he is not a big spender, pointing to a decline in the budget deficit. But his policies have increased the debt.

The online incel movement is getting more violent and extreme, report says

More than 2.6 million visit the incel forum each month, where their posts often endorse rape and mass murder, according to the Center for Countering Digital Hate.
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The online incel movement is getting more violent and extreme, report says

More than 2.6 million visit the incel forum each month, where their posts often endorse rape and mass murder, according to the Center for Countering Digital Hate.

South Korean president overheard insulting U.S. Congress as ‘idiots’

In comments caught on a hot mic, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said the U.S. Congress would be an embarrassment to President Biden if it did not pass funding for global public health.
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South Korean president overheard insulting U.S. Congress as ‘idiots’

In comments caught on a hot mic, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said the U.S. Congress would be an embarrassment to President Biden if it did not pass funding for global public health.

Study of large incel internet forum raises alarms about its growth

More than 2.6 million visit the incel forum each month, where their posts often endorse rape and mass murder, according to the Center for Countering Digital Hate.
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Study of large incel internet forum raises alarms about its growth

More than 2.6 million visit the incel forum each month, where their posts often endorse rape and mass murder, according to the Center for Countering Digital Hate.

Justice Dept. says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases

A recently adopted Department of Veterans Affairs policy providing abortions to veterans and their eligible relatives is legally sound and can continue, the Justice Department said.
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Justice Dept. says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases

A recently adopted Department of Veterans Affairs policy providing abortions to veterans and their eligible relatives is legally sound and can continue, the Justice Department said.

House votes to pass package of policing bills ahead of midterms

Progressive and centrist Democrats reached agreement on the bills to increase funds for local police, a long-sought goal of House leadership fewer than 50 days to midterm elections.
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House votes to pass package of policing bills ahead of midterms

Progressive and centrist Democrats reached agreement on the bills to increase funds for local police, a long-sought goal of House leadership fewer than 50 days to midterm elections.

Post Politics Now: House passes four policing bills after clearing early hurdles

None of the legislation is expected to reach President Biden's desk by the midterm elections, but Democratic leaders think its consideration sends an important message to voters.
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Post Politics Now: House passes four policing bills after clearing early hurdles

None of the legislation is expected to reach President Biden's desk by the midterm elections, but Democratic leaders think its consideration sends an important message to voters.

Post Politics Now: Police funding bills on hold in the House as Democrats scramble for votes

None of the legislation is expected to reach President Biden's desk by the midterm elections, but Democratic leaders think its consideration sends an important message to voters.
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Post Politics Now: Police funding bills on hold in the House as Democrats scramble for votes

None of the legislation is expected to reach President Biden's desk by the midterm elections, but Democratic leaders think its consideration sends an important message to voters.

Inside the civil rights campaign to get Big Tech to fight the ‘big lie’

For months, the Change the Terms coalition pleaded with Meta, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube to bolster its content moderation systems.
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Inside the civil rights campaign to get Big Tech to fight the ‘big lie’

For months, the Change the Terms coalition pleaded with Meta, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube to bolster its content moderation systems.

Post Politics Now: House to take up police funding bills; Senate to consider donor disclosure bill

None of the legislation is expected to reach President Biden's desk by the midterm elections, but Democratic leaders think its consideration sends an important message to voters.
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Post Politics Now: House to take up police funding bills; Senate to consider donor disclosure bill

None of the legislation is expected to reach President Biden's desk by the midterm elections, but Democratic leaders think its consideration sends an important message to voters.

A thorough rebuke of Judge Aileen Cannon’s pro-Trump order

A panel with two Trump-nominated judges rejected not just the Trump legal team’s lack of arguments, but also Cannon’s acceptance of them.
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A thorough rebuke of Judge Aileen Cannon’s pro-Trump order

A panel with two Trump-nominated judges rejected not just the Trump legal team’s lack of arguments, but also Cannon’s acceptance of them.

Trump says presidents can declassify docs ‘even by thinking about it’

During an appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show, Donald Trump provided no evidence that he had declassified documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago residence.
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Trump says presidents can declassify docs ‘even by thinking about it’

During an appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show, Donald Trump provided no evidence that he had declassified documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago residence.

Jan. 6 committee reaches deal with Ginni Thomas for an interview

The conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will be interviewed by the committee in the coming weeks.
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Jan. 6 committee reaches deal with Ginni Thomas for an interview

The conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will be interviewed by the committee in the coming weeks.

Donald Trump, 3 of his children accused of business fraud by New York AG

The suit alleges that the former president and Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. flagrantly manipulated property valuations to deceive lenders, insurance brokers and tax authorities.
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Donald Trump, 3 of his children accused of business fraud by New York AG

The suit alleges that the former president and Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. flagrantly manipulated property valuations to deceive lenders, insurance brokers and tax authorities.

Post Politics Now: Biden decries ‘a brutal, needless war’ in address to United Nations

The speech to the 77th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York is part of a busy day for Biden. His schedule also includes a meeting with new British Prime Minister Liz Truss.
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Post Politics Now: Biden decries ‘a brutal, needless war’ in address to United Nations

The speech to the 77th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York is part of a busy day for Biden. His schedule also includes a meeting with new British Prime Minister Liz Truss.

Post Politics Now: Biden to offer ‘firm rebuke’ of Russia’s war on Ukraine during address to U.N.

The speech to the 77th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York is part of a busy day for Biden. His schedule also includes a meeting with new British Prime Minister Liz Truss.
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Post Politics Now: Biden to offer ‘firm rebuke’ of Russia’s war on Ukraine during address to U.N.

The speech to the 77th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York is part of a busy day for Biden. His schedule also includes a meeting with new British Prime Minister Liz Truss.

GOP attorneys general back Trump in court fight over Mar-a-Lago documents

Ken Paxton of Texas and 10 other state attorneys general argued in an amicus brief that the Biden administration could not be trusted.
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GOP attorneys general back Trump in court fight over Mar-a-Lago documents

Ken Paxton of Texas and 10 other state attorneys general argued in an amicus brief that the Biden administration could not be trusted.