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Biden Just Proposed a Gas Tax Holiday. Will It Work?

When President Biden on Wednesday proposed a three-month suspension of federal taxes on gasoline and diesel, many Republicans rolled their…

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‘Patriotic and Honest Republicans’ Telling the Truth

More from our inbox: But Your 2020 Election Was Not Fraudulent?The Supreme Court’s Ruling on Religion and SchoolsDon’t Erase Tolstoy’s…

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‘There Is Nowhere I Feel Safe’: Election Officials Describe Threats Fueled by Trump

WASHINGTON — Rusty Bowers, the Republican speaker of Arizona’s House, braced every weekend for hordes of Trump supporters, some with…

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Senators Present Bipartisan Gun Safety Bill

WASHINGTON — A group of Republicans and Democrats in the Senate on Tuesday released a compromise bill aimed at keeping…

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Jan. 6 Hearing Will Highlight Trump’s Pressure Campaign on State Officials

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol on Tuesday plans to detail President Donald…

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Texas Republicans Approve Far-Right Platform Declaring Biden’s Election Illegitimate

The Republican Party in Texas made a series of far-right declarations as part of its official party platform over the…

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Loopholes and Missing Data: The Gaps in the Gun Background Check System

The bipartisan gun control bill being hashed out in the Senate this weekend leans heavily on a muscular but mistake-plagued…

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Gov. Hochul’s Second-in-Command Faces Sharp Challenge From the Left

With a little more than a week until Primary Day in New York, the Democratic Party’s left wing is focused…

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With Child Care Scarce, States Try to Fix ‘a Broken Market’

In New Mexico, child care workers got pay raises. In Iowa, 16-year-olds can now supervise 15 children. In Montana, caregivers…

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5 Takeaways From the Last Democratic Debate for New York Governor

The stakes in Thursday’s Democratic debate for governor of New York State were relatively low for Gov. Kathy Hochul, the…

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