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Biden gives Senate ‘moderate’ Democrats a chance to sound off on $1.9 trillion relief plan

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Biden’s COVID-19 rescue plan continues to unify Americans even as GOP lawmakers uniformly oppose it

In LA County Jails, Coronavirus Chaos Keeps People Locked Up Longer

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How Someone Like Marjorie Taylor Greene Could Win Again

Before Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene set off a metal detector outside the House chamber, lost her committee assignments, or hung a transphobic sign in the halls of the Capitol complex, she was…

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U.S. Will Have Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for All Adults by End of May, Biden Says

(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated,…

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In LA County Jails, Coronavirus Chaos Keeps People Locked Up Longer

Just days after Gabriel Lopez entered Los Angeles County’s Men’s Central Jail in late April 2020, his housing unit was placed on lockdown. There was possible Covid-19 exposure, jail administrators said, so…

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The Supreme Court Will Hear A Case That Could Weaken What’s Left of the Voting Rights Act

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday on two controversial Arizona voting restrictions, and what the justices decide could have sweeping effects on how difficult it will be to…

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Why Did Republicans Outperform The Polls Again? Two Theories.

Pollsters are perplexed. Many believed that the polling errors we saw in 2016 had been adequately addressed in time for the 2020 presidential election. But once again, the polls underestimated support for...

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In His Return to Politics, Donald Trump Uses Lies and Bullying to Threaten His Party

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Donald Trump lost his bid for...

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How the Texas Winter Storm Disaster Will Shape Joe Biden’s Climate Agenda

President Joe Biden arrived in Texas Friday on a trip designed to highlight the region’s recovery after a deadly winter storm knocked out power in most of the state. But while the...

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‘I Am Not The President’s Lawyer.’ Merrick Garland Vows Independence As Attorney General

U.S. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland assured Congress on Monday that he would remain independent of partisan influences if he is confirmed to the post. Garland, one of President Joe Biden’s highest-profile...

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In St. Louis, Voters Will Get To Vote For As Many Candidates As They Want

When voters head to the polls Tuesday to pick St. Louis’s next mayor,1 they’ll be faced with four names on the ballot. But unlike in most other elections, they won’t have to...

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