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Trump Organization sues New York City for canceling golf course contract after Capitol riot

The Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against New York City Monday, alleging that the termination of its Bronx golf course contract following the Jan. 6…

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Democrats face do or die moment on voting rights package

The Democrats’ massive voting rights package — and in turn, the debate over eliminating the filibuster — will be brought to the forefront Tuesday through…

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Airlines and unions want DOJ to prosecute unruly passengers

A coalition of airline industry partners asked the Justice Department on Monday to begin prosecuting disruptive passengers. Why it matters: Increased political divisions and conflict…

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Prison violence like Alabama’s demands a national reckoning

This story originally appeared in Facing South on June 18, 2021, and is shared with permission. During the early fall of 2017, just three days before…

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Trump has given at least 22 interviews for 17 different books since leaving office

Former President Trump has given at least 22 interviews for 17 different books since leaving office, with authors lining up at Mar-a-Lago as he labors…

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Scoop: White House eyes ending migrant family expulsion by July 31

The White House is considering ending — as early as July 31 — the use of a Trump-era public health order that’s let U.S. border…

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Marco Rubio asks Biden to let Naval Academy graduate play in NFL

Sen. Marco Rubio (R.-Fla.) wrote to President Biden on Sunday asking the commander in chief to grant a waiver that would allow Naval Academy graduate…

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Betsy DeVos left Washington 5 months ago. Her legacy is alive and well.

The Biden administration is trying to scrub Betsy DeVos’ policy fingerprints from the Education Department on everything from for-profit colleges to sex-based discrimination. Standing in…

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How Republicans Became the ‘Barstool’ Party

Earlier this year, when Echelon Insights released its way-too-early poll of voters’ preferences for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, political wonks could be forgiven for…

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Educators face fines, harassment over critical race theory

Elementary school teachers, administrators and college professors are facing fines, physical threats, and fear of firing because of an organized push from the right to…

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How the feds’ data grabs and gag orders make life easier for China

Recent revelations about Trump-era data grabs by federal authorities have put the U.S. in a tricky spot as it competes with China to lead the…

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Fed chair Jerome Powell faces grueling summer audition for a second term

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell faces a long, hot summer audition for a second term, with senators watching and weighing his response to potential signs…

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A blockbuster Supreme Court day

The Supreme Court will give conservatives a lot of what they want — but not quite everything. Driving the news: It voted 9-0 to carve…

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Iranian ships once believed to be headed toward Venezuela change course, U.S. officials say

The Iranian navy ships believed to be originally headed toward Venezuela changed course early this week and are now steaming north up the west coast…

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House votes to repeal 2002 authorization of military force in Iraq

The House voted 268-161 on Thursday to repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq, almost two decades after the…

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House votes to repeal 2002 authorization of military force in Iraq

The House voted 268-161 on Thursday to repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq, almost two decades after the…

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Supreme Court tosses lawsuit challenging Obamacare

The Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a lawsuit threatening the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, finding that Republican-led states behind the case did…

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Supreme Court rejects Republican challenge to Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court Thursday morning tossed aside conservatives’ latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, rejecting the Trump administration’s bid to get the entire health…

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Immigration’s role in America’s labor shortage

America’s labor shortage crisis has been exacerbated by immigration restrictions that have reduced the number of both skilled and unskilled workers. Between the lines: Most…

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Justice Department drops lawsuit against John Bolton over Trump book

The Justice Department on Wednesday dropped its lawsuit against President Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton over the publication of his tell-all book, “The…

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Lordstown Motors: A tale of hubris, political pandering and regulatory failure

Lordstown Motors is the quintessential business fiasco. Equal parts hubris, political pandering and regulatory failure. Why it matters: There’s no indication that anyone will learn…

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Biden-Putin summit: What to expect when you’re not expecting much

After a bitter blast from Russia’s Vladimir Putin and tough talk from President Biden, both sides agree: Don’t count on much from Wednesday’s summit. What…

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