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Post Politics Now: Senate Republicans poised to block bill intended to combat domestic terrorism
President Biden has no public events on his schedule Thursday. He said Wednesday that he will soon travel to Uvalde, Tex., to meet families of the children killed in the mass shooting there.
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How Uvalde’s elected officials have voted on gun laws
The rural Texas town is represented by Democrats and Republicans with a wide range of views on gun laws
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The rise, fall and (sort of) rise of Mo Brooks explains GOP gun politics
The rise, fall and semi-rise of Brooks encapsulates the power that gun rights hold inside Republican politics, particularly in deep red southern and western states and despite national polling showing overwhelming national support for some restrictions on gun ownership.
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Kristine Gebbie, first White House AIDS czar, dies at 78
Trained as a nurse, she was named by President Bill Clinton as the country's first "AIDS czar."
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Did Georgia Democrats save Brad Raffensperger?
Brad Raffensperger, Brian Kemp and Herschel Walker took very different paths to victory.
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The likeliest — but still unlikely — gun bill: A ‘red-flag law’
It's perhaps the one proposal that seems to have real bipartisan prospects. But Republicans' uneasy handling of it shows how dim those prospects are.
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Pa. secretary of state orders recount in GOP primary between Oz, McCormick
The acting secretary of state in Pennsylvania had ordered a recount in the GOP Senate primary between Mehmet Oz and David McCormick.
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America’s new norm: ‘Why are we willing to live with this carnage?’
The massacre of 19 children in Uvalde once again raise the question of why public support for tighter gun laws goes unheeded in a country with a gun culture unique in the world
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A fifth of Americans think mass shootings are simply unpreventable
"No way to prevent this," say 1 in 5 residents of the only nation where this regularly happens.
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Brad Raffensperger defied Trump. Georgia voters rewarded him for it.
The Republican secretary of state, who refused the former president’s demands that he overturn Joe Biden’s 2020 victory, prevailed in a GOP primary Tuesday that few thought he could win.
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Rep. Henry Cuellar, Jessica Cisneros locked in tight battle in Texas
The race in Texas’s 28th Congressional District is among the most closely-watched in the country, with the candidates and outside groups having spent a total of $12.5 million.
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Judge Florence Pan nominated to Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Pan became a federal judge last year, after more than a decade on D.C.'s Superior Court.
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America’s gun exceptionalism, by the numbers
Mass shootings are the norm. That they are the norm is abnormal.
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After Texas tragedy, Schumer says Democrats will negotiate on guns
The Senate majority leader castigated Republicans for their repeated inaction after mass shootings but said Democrats had no choice but to try again.
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Whistleblower report on baby formula didn’t reach top FDA food safety official
Frank Yiannas, the FDA’s deputy commissioner for food policy and response, didn’t learn about a whistleblower complaint alleging safety issues at a baby formula plant until four months later, according to Yiannas and others knowledgeable about the case.
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Donald Trump recalibrates his standing in GOP after primary setbacks
The former president is seeking out information on potential 2024 rivals after defeats for his chosen candidates have raised questions about his continued dominance of the Republican Party.
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4 takeaways from the primaries in Georgia, Texas, Alabama and elsewhere
Trump tried to make a statement in Georgia. He got drubbed.
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Numbers behind Afghanistan evacuation come into focus
Which Afghans actually managed to get on the planes after the fall of Kabul? We have some answers.
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Kemp defeats Perdue in blow to Trump and his false election claims
The gubernatorial primary pitted a challenger backed by Trump against a sitting governor who easily won renomination.
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Democrats refocus attention on drug prices after Oregon primary shakeup
There's rekindled interest on Capitol Hill in pushing through prescription drug legislation before the midterm elections — when Democrats are at risk of losing their congressional majorities and any chance at the sort of aggressive policy they have promised in their campaigns since at least 2006.
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After Uvalde, angry Democrats assail GOP over resistance to gun laws
"I am here on this floor to beg, to literally get down on my hands and knees and beg my colleagues: Find a path forward here," Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) implored his colleagues. "Work with us to find a way to pass laws that make this less likely.”
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Video released of garage meeting of Proud Boys, Oath Keepers leaders
Henry “Enrique” Tarrio and Stewart Rhodes met with heads of two right-wing groups on eve of Jan. 6 Capitol attack. The existence of the video and the interest of FBI and House investigators in it have been reported previously but clips of the recording had not been made public.
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The Trailer: Your hour-by-hour guide on what to watch tonight
How to watch today's primaries, why New York Democrats are tearing each other apart, and the closing campaign spots in key races.
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Kellyanne Conway admits Trump lost — quite usefully for her
The longtime Trump adviser says Trump lost so that she can say the race was winnable. Then she echoes the party line on how the election was "rigged."
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Kissinger says Ukraine should concede territory to Russia to end war
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Kissinger urged the West to not seek an embarrassing defeat for Russia in Ukraine, warning it could worsen Europe’s long-term stability.
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Pelosi challenges archbishop’s denial of Communion over abortion rights
Following San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone's decision, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) questioned why those who support the death penalty -- which also is at odds with church teaching -- aren't also denied Communion.
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