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Shades of 2016: Republicans Stay Silent on Trump, Hoping He Fades Away

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It was a familiar scene on Sunday when Senator John Thune, Republican of South Dakota, tried to avoid giving a direct answer about the caustic...
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Scott Stringer Has Trained to Be Mayor for Decades. Will Voters Be Persuaded?

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Scott Stringer’s deep experience in New York City politics has yet to translate into momentum in the mayor’s race. Could an endorsement from the Working...
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Two Georgia Republicans Censure Gov. Kemp and Raffensperger

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Republican Party officials in two deeply conservative counties voted to censure Gov. Brian Kemp and two other top party leaders in recent days, a sign...
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How a Very Weird Quirk Might Let Michigan Republicans Limit Voting Rights

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At first glance, the partisan battle over voting rights in Michigan appears similar to that of many other states: The Republican-led Legislature, spurred by former...
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U.S. Intelligence Report Warns of Global Consequences of Social Fragmentation

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Income inequality could grow worse, the report said, tying it at times to information inequality. The “trust gap” between an informed public that has faith...
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Kemp Seizes on Georgia Voting Law to Try to Win Back Trump and His Base

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Not every Republican has signed on. Debbie Dooley, a conservative activist in Georgia, said that the Republican base remembered Mr. Kemp’s denying Mr. Trump’s request...