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By Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press
The economy in general remains a bipartisan issue, mentioned by most U.S. adults across party lines. But the poll finds Republicans and Democrats have sharply distinct views of priorities for the country in the new year.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Leigh Ann Caldwell of The Washington Post join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the candidates teasing runs for the White House in 2024 and a look back at what Congress accomplished in…
By Associated Press
The White House says it is "confident" Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona's switch of party affiliation from Democratic to independent will not change Democratic majority control of the Senate.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona said Friday that she does not plan to caucus with Republicans, ensuring Democrats will retain their narrow majority in the Senate.
By Laura Barrón-López, Tess Conciatori
Sen. Raphael Warnock's decisive win has solidified Georgia's status as a battleground state and gives Democrats a critical 51-49 advantage in the Senate beginning next month. NewsHour’s Laura Barrón-López reports and Judy Woodruff speaks with Stephen Fowler of Georgia Public…
By Bill Barrow, Jeff Amy, Associated Press
With Warnock’s second runoff victory in as many years, Democrats will have a 51-49 Senate majority, gaining a seat from the current 50-50 split with John Fetterman’s victory in Pennsylvania.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
The Democratic National Committee's rule-making arm made the move Friday to strip Iowa from the position it has held for more than four decades after technical meltdowns sparked chaos and marred results of the state's 2020 caucus.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The bill, which would ensure that same-sex and interracial marriages are enshrined in federal law, was approved 61-36 on Tuesday, including support from 12 Republicans.
By Colleen Long, Mary Clare Jalonick, Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press
After the mass killing last Saturday at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Biden said in a statement: "When will we decide we’ve had enough? ... We need to enact an assault weapons ban to get weapons of war off…
By John Yang, Saher Khan
This midterm cycle, young voters turned out in historic numbers and helped Democrats stave off the Republican red wave. They were still a small portion of the electorate, but voters under 30 have shown increased participation in the last few…
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