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09/21/2020   Washington Post Politics
President Trump is heading to Ohio while Joe Biden goes to Wisconsin, as debates over who will replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, and how quickly, play out.
09/21/2020   Washington Post Politics
The charges have renewed calls for Kentucky state Rep. Robert Goforth, a staunch Trump supporter who had previously been accused of sexual assault, to resign from his seat.
09/21/2020   Washington Post Politics
Biden says he would end the use of private prisons and increase funding for halfway housing. Trump falsely says Biden would close the prison system.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
It is the first time Joe Biden has held a cash advantage over the incumbent.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
The Cuban American federal judge is described by her backers as a staunch conservative who could energize support for the president among Hispanic voters.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
President Trump could unveil his pick ahead of the Sept. 29 debate with Joe Biden in Cleveland.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
The president’s repeated remarks underscored his focus on the issue, which now takes center stage after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
The president’s repeated remarks underscored his focus on the issue, which now takes center stage after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
Joe Biden made an emotional appeal to Senate Republicans not to swiftly install a new Supreme Court justice, projecting himself as a unifying leader while sidestepping angry calls from Democrats for dramatic retaliatory measures.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
Democratic leaders, including presidential nominee Joe Biden, vowed to fight any effort to rush confirmation of a Trump nominee in the GOP-controlled Senate.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
In this edition: The political geography of Arizona, the stakes and politics of the Supreme Court fight, and polls that give some clues to an unprecedented election event.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
How Barry Goldwater's home became a swing state, or the strength of Maricopa County.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
The ruling means neither the ban on WeChat nor a separate one on the short-form video app TikTok will take place as originally scheduled.
09/20/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s Republican leader said every intelligence agency warned the FBI not to rely on the “ridiculous things” in British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s discredited dossier.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that a nominee from President Trump would get a vote in his chamber, while leading Democrats, including the party’s presidential nominee, Joe Biden, said a vote should not take place until the next president takes office.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
Concern about who will fill Ginsburg's spot is likely to become a central focus of the 2020 election as questions about the diversity of the court gain more urgency.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
Concern about who will fill Ginsburg's spot is likely to become a central focus of the 2020 election as questions about the diversity of the court gain more urgency.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
Democrats and Republicans view race relations much differently — and President Trump notices.
09/20/2020   Washington Post Politics
Democrats and Republicans view race relations much differently — and President Trump notices.
09/19/2020   Washington Post Politics
The raucous nature of the rally stood in contrast to the vigil held for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Washington by the legions of the liberal justice’s fans.
09/19/2020   Washington Post Politics
A ferocious political battle that could transform the court and alter the election has begun as Republican senators say they will move forward with filling the vacancy.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
State law arbitrarily “obliterates” the constitutional rights of 18- to 20-year-old Floridians, attorneys for the National Rifle Association argue in their latest brief in a federal lawsuit challenging the Florida Legislature’s post-Parkland gun-control bill.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
The federal government has granted Louisiana a $1.2 billion line of credit for flood mitigation, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
Sen. Ted Cruz touted the Trump administration’s move to try to “snapback” international sanctions against Iran despite pushback from some members of the United Nations Security Council.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
Portland landlords will be footing the bill for their tenants moving expenses through next spring if they raise rent by any amount, the city council decided.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
The state of New York's Department of Financial Services has filed charges against Johnson & Johnson, claiming the drugmaker committed insurance fraud by mischaracterizing its opioid products.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
The Minneapolis City Council is once again searching for a place to house officers working for the Third Police Precinct as the area endures a five-year high of shootings and increasing homicide numbers.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
U.S. Attorney John Lausch Jr. has cleared Illinois lawmakers to conduct interviews of key players in an admitted patronage scheme by ComEd to curry favor with House Speaker Michael Madigan, including questioning the speaker himself.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
Fewer Louisiana residents claimed unemployment benefits last week than the week before, though claims still are much higher than in a typical year, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported Thursday.
09/18/2020   Washington Examiner Politics
The New Jersey Assembly Budget Committee advanced a bill that would penalize residents who don’t wear a face covering in stores that require one.