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By Amna Nawaz, Matt Loffman
The month of August has been full of surprises, from President Biden's recent legislative victories, to the overwhelming victory for abortion rights in Kansas and the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago. But it's unclear if such events will influence the midterms.
Americans must commit to the unfinished work of Martin Luther King Jr., President Joe Biden said Monday said in a video address on the day that commemorates the slain civil rights leader.
By Associated Press
South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott has used the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s address to Congress to vow that “America is not a racist country.”…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
One of the Senate seats in play this November is that of Maine’s senior senator, Republican Susan Collins, who has long nurtured a reputation as bipartisan. But during the Trump era, her favor has fallen with some of Maine's fiercely…
By Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott says he is living the American dream and cites “the evolution of the Southern heart" as the reason he, as a Black man, was able to win a primary election against a son of Strom…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Top Republicans remained largely silent after President Donald Trump said over the weekend that four women of color in Congress should "go back" to the countries they came from. By Monday, some rank-and-file lawmakers in the party were speaking up.
By PBS NewsHour
Congress engaged in an intense day of closed-door negotiations about DACA Judy Woodruff talks to Yamiche Alcindor of The New York Times about the signs coming from those meetings, plus a meeting between President Trump and Sen. Tim Scott, R-N.C.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said during his campaign that he wanted to ensure funding for HBCUs, which have been pushing for more high-level attention from leaders in Washington, D.C.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, the lone black Republican in the Senate, candidly described being stopped by police, even Capitol Hill cops, because of the color of his skin.
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