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Democrats, Biden have had a string of recent wins. Could it help them in the midterms?

For the better part of a year, Democratic divisions have been a dominant storyline. Moderates and progressives couldn't come up with a deal on President Joe Biden's legislative agenda, West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin was the poster child for progressive anger and Biden was struggling with the base and suffering politically because of... go to Article >

A dramatic shift at the border as migrants converge on a remote corner of South Texas

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It was late afternoon when José Albornoz emerged, tired and soaking wet, from the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas. The first person he encountered on the U.S. side was Luis Valderrama, a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who owns the cattle ranch... read more

Poll: Plurality of Hispanic voters support Republican governors sending illegal immigrants to liberal states and cities

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A recent Morning Consult / Politico national tracking poll indicated that a significant percentage of ethnically-Hispanic American voters think Republican governors' relocation of illegal aliens to Democrat-controlled cities is appropriate. This... read more

Facing setbacks, Vladimir Putin makes his biggest gamble yet in Ukraine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has already placed big bets on Ukraine. He sent troops to storm the capital Kyiv in the first days of the war, only to have them retreat a month later. He wagered that the West and other countries would not act in... read more

Ukraine hunts for pro-Moscow collaborators suspected of helping Russia strike targets

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MYKOLAIV, Ukraine — Almost every day in this southern port city, there is news of a Russian missile strike — at a university, a cash machine, an apartment building. Viktoria Komarova is still recovering in the hospital after a strike on a bus stop... read more

California fundraiser: Gavin Newsom is 'undeniably, unequivocally' running for president

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A California fundraiser closely linked to Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom told TheWrap that after the midterm elections, Newsom "absolutely is going to announce that he is running for the presidency once Biden announces that he is not running."... read more

NYC fires hundreds more teachers for refusing mandatory vaccination

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President Joe Biden claimed that the pandemic is over in his interview with "60 Minutes," which aired on Sunday. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told CNN in January that vaccines are ineffective at preventing transmission of the COVID-19 virus.... read more

Biden is giving a prime-time speech on threats to democracy as midterm races heat up

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President Biden is giving a rare prime-time speech on Thursday on what he calls the "battle for the soul of the nation" — including threats posed by a faction of the Republican party tied to former President Donald Trump. It's a message that comes... read more

Why Biden is reviving his 'soul of the nation' argument for the midterm elections

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President Biden has been speaking in increasingly dire terms about threats to American democracy, going so far as to describe some Republicans as "semi-fascist." On Thursday, he is set to deliver a prime-time address from Independence Park in... read more

Republicans have invested millions in nonwhite voter outreach ahead of the midterms

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In the heart of Atlanta's rapidly diversifying suburbs, Democrats have become a dominant force in local politics. But earlier this summer, Republicans gathered to stake their own claim in the community. Dozens of people packed a strip mall in... read more

Breaking: Democrats flip a House seat after Sarah Palin loses special election to Democrat in Alaska

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Democrats picked up a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after Sarah Palin lost a congressional special election in Alaska on Wednesday. Mary Peltola won the election to fill the rest of the term of the at-large seat previously held by... read more