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5 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 political stories you may have missed in the past week:

1. Healthcare’s new rural frontier — 4/12. Access to healthcare in rural America is in decline. — Politico

2. The White House Is Preparing To Make A Move On The DC Federal Trial Court — 4/14. There are currently 126 vacancies on federal courts. — BuzzFeed News

3. Voters Back Home Don’t Mind If Mark Meadows Bucks Authority — 4/17. The top Freedom Caucus member enjoys the support of his constituents even when he goes against his party. — NPR

4. Warring Republicans try to unite against Ossoff in Georgia’s Sixth — 4/15. Infighting has marred the 11 Republicans running in Georgia’s special election. — Atlanta Journal-Constitution

5. Mike Conaway Emerges From Relative Obscurity to Lead House Russia Inquiry — 4/16. The Texas congressman claims that the president whom he is investigating couldn’t pick him out in a crowd. — New York Times

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