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With Deal in Hand, Democrats Enter the Fall Armed With Something New: Hope

Vulnerable incumbent Democratic senators like Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire and Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada are already planning events…

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What to watch for in Tuesday’s primaries.

Voters in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont and Connecticut head to the polls on Tuesday for primaries and for a special election…

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Five Decades in the Making: Why It Took Congress So Long to Act on Climate

WASHINGTON - In 1969, President Richard Nixon’s adviser Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote a memo describing a startling future. The increase…

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With Climate Deal in Sight, Democrats Turn Hopes on Sinema

WASHINGTON — As Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, took her turn presiding over the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senator…

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Democrats’ Climate Deal Isn’t Done Yet. Here Are the Remaining Hurdles.

WASHINGTON — When Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, a key centrist holdout, announced a surprise deal last week…

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After Clash, Manchin and Schumer Rushed to Reset Climate and Tax Deal

WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, who had been the chief Democratic holdout on a climate, energy…

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Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Considered Dead on Arrival, Gains New Life

WASHINGTON — It began for Democrats as a messaging vote, an election-year political maneuver to show voters that they were…

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‘This Is America’: Biden Honors 17 With Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON — After conferring the Presidential Medal of Freedom on 17 people, including the gymnast Simone Biles and former Senator…

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Biden Signs Gun Bill Into Law, Ending Years of Stalemate

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Saturday signed into law a bipartisan gun bill intended to prevent dangerous people from accessing…

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Leaving Wish Lists at the Door, Senators Found Consensus on Guns

WASHINGTON — Inside a pink-hued hideaway office in the basement of the Capitol last month, Senator Christopher S. Murphy, Democrat…

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