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How Republicans Could Win Control of the House

How Republicans Could Win Control of the House

The political winds that once favored Republicans in the coming midterm elections appear to have shifted in the Democrats’ favor, …

The ‘Cost’ of Voting in America: A Look at Where It’s Easiest and Hardest

The ‘Cost’ of Voting in America: A Look at Where It’s Easiest and Hardest

Voters in New Hampshire and Mississippi face the highest personal cost in the country in terms of the time and …

Law Enforcement Funding Package Splits Democrats Ahead of Midterm Elections

Law Enforcement Funding Package Splits Democrats Ahead of Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON — Legislation to increase funding for local police departments has hit a snag on Capitol Hill amid deep Democratic …

Stock Trades Reported by Nearly a Fifth of Congress Show Possible Conflicts

Stock Trades Reported by Nearly a Fifth of Congress Show Possible Conflicts

Despite their influence and extensive access to information, members of Congress can buy and sell stocks with few restrictions. A …

What Liz Cheney’s Lopsided Loss Says About the State of the G.O.P.

What Liz Cheney’s Lopsided Loss Says About the State of the G.O.P.

Representative Liz Cheney’s martyr-like quest to stop Donald J. Trump has ensured her place in Republican Party history. But her …

Liz Cheney Loses Wyoming Primary to Trump-Backed Harriet Hageman

Liz Cheney Loses Wyoming Primary to Trump-Backed Harriet Hageman

JACKSON, Wyo. — Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming was resoundingly defeated by Harriet Hageman in her Republican primary on Tuesday, …

‘Go Get Your Bathing Suits!’: Biden Takes a Vacation as Washington Beckons

‘Go Get Your Bathing Suits!’: Biden Takes a Vacation as Washington Beckons

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — During a week of vacation in South Carolina, President Biden had a message for the reporters …

Sarah Palin, Nick Begich and Mary Peltola are competing in an Alaska House race.

Sarah Palin, Nick Begich and Mary Peltola are competing in an Alaska House race.

The field of candidates in an open primary to replace former Representative Don Young of Alaska, who died in March, …

U.S. Will Not Release $3.5 Billion in Frozen Afghan Funds for Now, Citing Terror Fears

U.S. Will Not Release $3.5 Billion in Frozen Afghan Funds for Now, Citing Terror Fears

The Biden administration on Monday ruled out releasing $3.5 billion in funds held in the United States back to Afghanistan’s …

A Frustrating Hassle Holding Electric Cars Back: Broken Chargers

A Frustrating Hassle Holding Electric Cars Back: Broken Chargers

The federal government is doling out billions of dollars to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Automakers are building new …

Justice Dept. Objects to Releasing Affidavit Used to Search Trump’s Home

Justice Dept. Objects to Releasing Affidavit Used to Search Trump’s Home

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department objected on Monday to making public the affidavit used to justify the search of former …

Pennsylvania Man Charged With Threatening F.B.I. After Mar-a-Lago Search

Pennsylvania Man Charged With Threatening F.B.I. After Mar-a-Lago Search

Federal prosecutors charged a Pennsylvania man on Monday with posting multiple violent threats against the F.B.I. online in the days …

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Apocalypse now: Democrats embrace a dark midterm message

Apocalypse now: Democrats embrace a dark midterm message

Democrat Max Frost, running for U.S. Congress in Florida, has said Republicans like Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) are trying to …

What happens if Republicans take the House, Senate (or both) in 2023?

What happens if Republicans take the House, Senate (or both) in 2023?

October 2, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT (Video: Stephanie Hays / The Washington Post) This November, voters will determine which …

Biden heading to Puerto Rico, Florida to tour hurricane damage

Biden heading to Puerto Rico, Florida to tour hurricane damage

President Biden is planning to travel to Puerto Rico on Monday and to Florida on Wednesday to tour hurricane damage …

National Archives says it’s still missing records from Trump officials

National Archives says it’s still missing records from Trump officials

The National Archives has told the House Oversight Committee that it has not yet recovered all of the records from …

Carter, longest living president, marks 98th birthday in Georgia hometown

Carter, longest living president, marks 98th birthday in Georgia hometown

Former president Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 98th birthday Saturday by seeing family members and taking calls in his modest …

Harris, on Asia trip, promotes a political priority — women’s rights

Harris, on Asia trip, promotes a political priority — women’s rights

SEOUL — Vice President Harris and her team laid out the goals of her four-day trip to Asia before she …

Abbott and O’Rourke clash on immigration, guns in only scheduled debate

Abbott and O’Rourke clash on immigration, guns in only scheduled debate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Friday defended busing migrants out of state to liberal cities, while his Democratic rival, …

U.S.-led effort to condemn Putin at U.N. fails with Russian veto

U.S.-led effort to condemn Putin at U.N. fails with Russian veto

A U.S.-led effort to win United Nations Security Council support for a resolution condemning Russia’s staged referendums and its attempt …

Biden signs bill to fund government, hours before deadline

Biden signs bill to fund government, hours before deadline

President Biden signed legislation Friday to continue funding the government for several weeks, averting a partial shutdown hours before a …

Post Politics Now: House passes stopgap funding bill, last major action before elections

Post Politics Now: House passes stopgap funding bill, last major action before elections

“There has not been a transparent digital process for constituents to know where their request is in the request portal,” …

They got a puppy — and a nearly 200 percent loan

They got a puppy — and a nearly 200 percent loan

Millie Hill said it was love at first sight as her husband of 50 years held a pint-size Chihuahua puppy …

Supreme Court, dogged by questions of legitimacy, is ready to resume

Supreme Court, dogged by questions of legitimacy, is ready to resume

The Supreme Court begins its new term Monday, but the nation, its leaders and the justices themselves do not appear …

Politico

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Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; U.S. frees 2 prisoners

Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; U.S. frees 2 prisoners

It amounts to a rare gesture of goodwill by Maduro as the socialist leader looks to rebuild relations with the …

Arizona GOP chair: DOJ has not attempted to enforce false-elector subpoenas

Arizona GOP chair: DOJ has not attempted to enforce false-elector subpoenas

The batch of subpoenas was one of the earliest public signs of DOJ’s rapidly unfolding criminal investigation related to Trump’s …

Georgia and Nevada on their minds: Senate watchers sweat two swing states

Georgia and Nevada on their minds: Senate watchers sweat two swing states

Of course, Democrats would love to pick up Senate seats in places like Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, where John Fetterman has …

Giorgia Meloni’s Hard Right Playbook

Giorgia Meloni’s Hard Right Playbook

Last Sunday, Italians voted for the most right-wing government since Benito Mussolini. The controversial politician leading the winning coalition, Giorgia …

States appeal dismissal of suit against U.S. archivist for refusing to certify ERA ratification

States appeal dismissal of suit against U.S. archivist for refusing to certify ERA ratification

“People will be more likely to take advantage of the right that our states have sought to secure for them,” …

Pollsters fear they’re blowing it again in 2022

Pollsters fear they’re blowing it again in 2022

It’s not that pollsters haven’t tried to fix the issues that plagued them in recent elections. Whether they’re public firms …

Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

An appeal of the ruling is likely. The decision from Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson came more than …

World Bank president says he will not resign, apologizes for remarks on climate science

World Bank president says he will not resign, apologizes for remarks on climate science

“When asked, ‘Are you a climate denier?’ I should’ve said no,” Malpass said, adding later, “It was a poorly chosen …

The untold story of Trump’s botched impeachments

The untold story of Trump’s botched impeachments

It’s hard to imagine a political event that was covered more intensively in real time than Trump’s two impeachments. But …

Mike Braun likely running for Indiana governor in 2024

Mike Braun likely running for Indiana governor in 2024

Indy Politics reported on Thursday that Braun is informing Republicans in the state about his plans to run for governor …

How a zombie apocalypse is informing a new wave of Dem ads

How a zombie apocalypse is informing a new wave of Dem ads

Wide Angle Research, a nonprofit focused on moving politically-conflicted audiences, isn’t forsaking the hard-hitting tactics that have become a trademark …

UNGA is dead. It’s the sideshows that really matter.

UNGA is dead. It’s the sideshows that really matter.

New York City in the second half of September is now a two-week festival attracting all those who deal with …