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After Texas Shooting, Ted Cruz Digs In Against Gun Control

WASHINGTON — Hours after the worst school shooting in a decade took place in his home state, Senator Ted Cruz…

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As Feinstein Declines, Democrats Struggle to Manage an Open Secret

WASHINGTON — She was once pressed to run for governor of California by President Bill Clinton. She was considered as…

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Shunned by the Right, Murkowski Bets Big on the Center in Alaska

ANCHORAGE — Sitting in a darkened exhibition room at the Anchorage Museum on a recent Tuesday morning, Senator Lisa Murkowski…

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‘Call Everyone Off’: Texts to Meadows Trace Republicans’ Alarm Before Jan. 6

WASHINGTON — For weeks in late 2020, Senator Mike Lee, Republican of Utah, cheered on President Donald J. Trump’s effort…

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Jackson Confirmed as First Black Woman to Sit on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black…

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The Senate Is Set to Confirm Judge Jackson. Here’s What to Watch For.

WASHINGTON — Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court was assured on Monday,…

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Pandemic Aid Bill Stalls Amid Dispute Over Immigration Restrictions

WASHINGTON — An election-year dispute over immigration policy emerged on Tuesday as the latest obstacle to quick approval of a…

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Jackson Vote Poses a Political Dilemma for Murkowski

WASHINGTON — When President Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to a prestigious appeals court last year, Senator Lisa Murkowski…

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Income Taxes for All? Rick Scott Has a Plan, and That’s a Problem.

WASHINGTON — Senator Rick Scott of Florida, the somewhat embattled head of the Senate Republicans’ campaign arm, said one utterly…

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Call Logs Underscore Trump’s Efforts to Sway Lawmakers on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON — As part of his frenzied attempt to cling to power, President Donald J. Trump reached out repeatedly to…

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