Inside the drive to flip Trump on gun background checks
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Inside the drive to flip Trump on gun background checks

Sen. Pat Toomey speaks with President Donald Trump more than once a week about gun reforms in his push, along with Sens. Chris Murphy and Joe Manchin, to…

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DOJ cites Dems’ mixed-up impeachment messages to undercut House probe
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DOJ cites Dems’ mixed-up impeachment messages to undercut House probe

The Justice Department cited House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s reluctance to use the term “impeachment investigation" to argue in court filings against the release of grand jury testimony from…

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Schiff accuses top intel official of illegally withholding ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint
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Schiff accuses top intel official of illegally withholding ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (center). | Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images The nation's top intelligence official is illegally withholding a whistleblower complaint, possibly to protect President Donald Trump…

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Health groups backed dark money campaign to sink ‘surprise’ billing fix
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Health groups backed dark money campaign to sink ‘surprise’ billing fix

Ending surprise bills, a big concern for voters of all stripes, was viewed as one of the only health issues in Congress with bipartisan appeal and the backing…

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Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives over fundraising platform
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Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives over fundraising platform

Rep. Elise Stefanik. | Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc Congress The fight over the fundraising platform WinRed highlights worries among Republicans that they won't win back the…

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The Ticking Time Bomb in Biden’s ‘Record Player’ Answer
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The Ticking Time Bomb in Biden’s ‘Record Player’ Answer

Once upon a time, in the long ago pre-social media days, it took a day or so for the full impact of a debate answer to emerge. When…

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‘I wouldn’t do it differently’: Castro defends his Biden attack
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‘I wouldn’t do it differently’: Castro defends his Biden attack

David J. Phillip/AP Photo 2020 elections O'Rourke and Klobuchar knocked the offensive, while Booker and Harris were more reluctant to defend the vice president. Democratic presidential candidate Julián…

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What the Candidates’ Body Language Told Us Last Night
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What the Candidates’ Body Language Told Us Last Night

Ever since the first televised presidential debate, in 1960, candidates have been judged not just for what they say, but also for how they act. Who can forget…

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‘There Is No Longer a Front-Runner’
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‘There Is No Longer a Front-Runner’

Preseason is over, and not just for the National Football League. In Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate, Joe Biden finally stood between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, and…

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Biden bear-hugged Obama. His foes couldn’t pry him loose.
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Biden bear-hugged Obama. His foes couldn’t pry him loose.

Former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden. | Olivier Douliery/Getty Images 2020 Democratic debates The former VP got one big thing right on the debate…

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