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Politics Nov 0910 key lawmakers to watch in the new Congress
House Democrats have promised to ramp up congressional oversight of the Trump administration when the party takes over the chamber in January. Changes are coming to the Senate as well.
Politics Nov 01This ex-CIA officer is making her first run for Congress. Can she push out a tea party star?
Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, which stretches across parts of the north-central exurbs of Washington, D.C., and down to Richmond, is the type of mixed suburban and rural district that Republicans cannot afford to lose.
Nation Sep 255 important stories that deserve a second look
Why murder rates are rising in Latin America, why we don't know more about the mental health fallout of Huricane Maria in Puerto Rico and other stories we're reading this week.
Nation Sep 21WATCH LIVE: Ted Cruz, Beto O’Rourke face off in Texas Senate debate
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has led Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke in the polls, but Cruz's lead has narrowed in the Texas Senate race in recent months.
Nation Sep 13Is the hyper-partisan Supreme Court confirmation process ‘the new normal’?
Kavanaugh is widely expected to get confirmed. But he battle over his confirmation has proved the system for nominating Supreme Court justices is breaking down.
Politics Aug 28What to watch in the Arizona and Florida primaries
Florida and Arizona are holding primaries Tuesday for some of the most competitive races in the 2018 midterms.
Politics Aug 149 races to watch on Primary Day
Voters in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont and Connecticut will cast ballots today in key primaries.
Nation Aug 145 important stories that have nothing to do with the Omarosa-Trump feud
The Hurricane Maria deathtoll in Puerto Rico is more than 20 times higher than the government estimated, a jury has awards $289 million in damages to a man who claims a popular herbicide caused his cancer and other stories we're…
Nation Aug 065 important stories that deserve a closer look
A new law in France will give fines to street harassers, a county in Georgia will place a long rifle in every high school and middle school this fall and other stories we're reading now.
Politics Aug 064 primary races to watch Tuesday
Tuesday’s primaries in Missouri, Michigan, Kansas, and Washington will shape several high-profile general election contests.