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The 14 things you need to know about Trump’s letter in the Wall Street Journal
Running through the important points.
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Texas GOP lawmaker launches investigation of books on race and sexuality used in school districts
Texas State Rep. Matt Krause, who is running for state attorney general, asked schools if their libraries or classrooms carry any books in a list of 850 titles.
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'When do we get to use the guns?’: The ongoing danger of false fraud claims
People have already died because of dishonest fraud claims. If those claims continue, more will.
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Florida judge rules Trump can’t skirt Twitter’s terms just because he was president in latest legal setback
While Donald Trump’s attorneys have argued that his status as former president exempts him from Twitter’s terms of service, and that the case needed to stay in Florida instead of California for the public’s interest, U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. said Trump “has not advanced any legal authority to support his contention.”
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There is a consistency to the debate over book censorship: Distress about change
A Texas legislator is demanding an examination of scores of politically focused books — the sort of intervention that was incorrectly alleged during the Great Dr. Seuss Debate of 2021.
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State Department issues first passport with ‘X’ gender marker
The change in policy was previously announced in June during LGBT Pride Month, a step the Biden administration views as an expansion of the rights of gay Americans.
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Anthony Downs, who viewed politics and traffic through the lens of economics, dies at 90
He wrote major studies analyzing political participation, housing and traffic congestion.
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Anthony Downs, who viewed politics and traffic through the lens of economics, dies at 90
He wrote major studies analyzing political participation, housing and traffic congestion.
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Nicholas Kristof, former New York Times columnist, announces run for Oregon governor
Earlier this month, Kristof resigned from the Times, where he had been an opinion columnist since 2001.
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Meghan McCain says Sen. Lindsey Graham ‘is not and hasn’t been’ a member of her family ‘for a very long time’
The daughter of the late senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) had previously likened the South Carolina Republican to an “uncle.”
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How Trump’s allies are still trying to insulate him from blame for the coronavirus pandemic
The 400,000 people who died during his administration are just another piece on the chess board.
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Twitter amplifies conservative politicians. Is it because users mock them?
Facebook’s algorithms appear to have led to increased outrage on the platform, incentivizing people to post controversial content.
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McConnell endorses Herschel Walker, solidifying GOP establishment support for Senate candidate in Georgia
The Senate minority leader's support indicates the GOP's establishment leaders have all but set aside their initial reservations about Walker and allegations about his past.
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Biden heads abroad with most of his ambassadorial picks stranded in the Senate, stunting U.S. diplomatic efforts
To date, only four of Biden’s choices to be a U.S. ambassador to a foreign government have been approved by the Senate — three of them just on Tuesday. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is blocking many of them.
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The strange backdrop to the G-20: a Roman neighborhood built as a fascist showpiece
Designed for the canceled the 1942 World’s Fair, EUR gets its moment in the spotlight eight decades later.
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Glenn Youngkin’s viral ‘child’ ad is missing important context
The Republican gubernatorial candidate is airing an ad that does not disclose the "child" in question was a high school senior and the book in question was a Pulitzer Prize winner.
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Florida judge rules Trump can’t skirt Twitter’s terms just because he was president, in latest legal setback
While Donald Trump’s attorneys have argued that his status as former president exempts him from Twitter’s terms of service, and that the case needed to stay in Florida instead of California in the public interest, U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. said Trump “has not advanced any legal authority to support his contention.”
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Biden makes a final push for McAuliffe, urging Virginia voters to ‘show up’ against Youngkin — and Trump
With national eyes on Virginia now, just a week before the state conducts the first real electoral test of the Biden presidency, the stage was big, and the stakes were high.
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Jan. 6 committee expected to subpoena lawyer who advised Trump, Pence on how to overturn election
The committee has already requested documents and communications related to John Eastman’s legal advice and analysis on how former president Donald Trump could seek to overturn the election results and remain in office.
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The Trailer: Don’t say ‘defund’: Minneapolis votes on whether to replace its police department
Minneapolis votes on whether to replace the police, the school assault case that could rattle Virginia's elections, and Democrats' favorite Republican elections official joins the Biden administration.
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Senate confirms former senators, lawmakers’ widows to ambassadorial roles
Former senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) was among a quartet of former senators and widows of senators confirmed to ambassadorial posts Tuesday.
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Joe Manchin doesn’t know what party he belongs in. We’re here to help.
The result? An exploration of what partisanship means.
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The mystery of Manchin’s motivations
President Biden’s economic agenda is on hold — thanks, in no small part, to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). The families in his home state could pay the price for it.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene says Jan. 6 riot was in line with the Declaration of Independence
It's easy to dismiss this as the rantings of a fringe member. But these things have demonstrated a tendency to catch on.
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The perfect distillation of 2021 politics is a banned-book controversy from 2013
Toni Morrison's contentious novel "Beloved" is the Chekov's gun of Virginia's gubernatorial race.
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GOP lawmakers distance themselves from Jan. 6 rally — despite supporting its cause, downplaying Capitol riot
The lawmakers responded to a new story tying them to organizing the "Stop the Steal" rally, reinforcing the concerns about what might come from the House's investigation.
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Election ‘distracted’ Trump team from pandemic response, Birx tells Congress
The Trump administration was “distracted” by last year’s election and ignored recommendations to curb the pandemic, the White House’s former coronavirus response coordinator told Congressional investigators this month.
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Those huge border apprehension numbers don’t tell the whole story
The last fiscal year saw a record number of apprehensions, but most of those migrants were either removed from the country or are still detained.
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The anti-filibuster effort is winning
Whether it will ultimately succeed while Democrats are in power is another matter.
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Additional Medicare, Medicaid benefits may be whittled or cut as Democrats woo moderates
Health provisions remain a sticking point in spending package amid efforts to reduce price tag, rally factions.
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