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Politics Jan 301 State of the Union, 5 Democratic responses
Democrats are following tradition with one official response to the State of the Union -- but four unofficial responses are also scheduled, a sign of the ongoing internal battle within the party, some experts say.
Politics Jan 25House Republicans in Texas are facing their biggest midterm challenge in 25 years
Democrats are making a big push in Texas, where the party is fielding a candidate in every one of the state's 36 congressional races in 2018 for the first time in 25 years.
Health Dec 28Maine voted to expand Medicaid. Will the governor stand in the way?
As a rural state with low wages and an aging population, Medicaid expansion would provide coverage to some 70,000 additional Mainers, starting July 2.
Nation Dec 195 important stories buried by last week’s news
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
Nation Dec 18Multiple fatalities after Amtrak train derails in Washington state
Authorities say there have been "multiple fatalities," but the exact number is unknown.
Politics Nov 07At Northam victory party, Democrats breathe a sigh of relief
Democrats breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday night after scoring several election night wins, including in the closely watched race for governor of Virginia.
Politics Sep 225 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
World Sep 20White House refutes Erdogan’s claim that Trump apologized for charges against security guards
The White House refuted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s claim that President Donald Trump apologized to him after the Department of Justice filed charges against members of Erdogan’s security detail following a clash outside of the Turkish ambassador’s residence this…
Politics Sep 12House Freedom Caucus chairman downplays rumored rift with Ryan
Rep. Mark Meadows said in a PBS NewsHour interview that the conservative House Freedom Caucus was working closely with House Speak Paul Ryan on a number of legislative issues.
Politics Aug 235 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time
From a promise to hire more Border Patrol agents, to Newt Gingrich in "spouse school," here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.