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Johnson Halts Action on Stimulus Bill With a Demand to Read it Aloud

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Asked when the process would end, Senator Mike Braun, Republican of Indiana, observed, “I think that we’re just a captive of the time here.” Setting...
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For Biden, Deliberation and Caution, Maybe Overcaution, on the World Stage

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The most telling of his decisions centers on Saudi Arabia. After banning the arms sales to halt what he called a “catastrophic” war in Yemen,...
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Elaine Chao’s Mix of Work and Family Drew Early Ethics Scrutiny

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Foremost, the company Mr. Chao ran until 2018 and which is now run by Ms. Chao’s sister, Angela, has received hundreds of millions of dollars...
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After Riot, Capitol’s Police Board Faces Overhaul

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WASHINGTON — The congressional inquiry into the security failures surrounding the Jan. 6 Capitol assault has barely begun, but one outcome already seems certain: The...
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Republicans Won Blue-Collar Votes. They’re Not Offering Much in Return.

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As the election returns rolled in showing President Donald J. Trump winning strong support from blue-collar voters in November while suffering historic losses in suburbs...
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Justice Dept. Backs Away From Trump Era but Is Still Expected to Test Garland

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WASHINGTON — As Judge Merrick B. Garland prepares to take over the Justice Department, officials have already begun to reverse Trump-era policies denounced by Democrats...
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House Set to Pass Landmark Voting Rights Bill

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Study after study, including by Mr. Trump’s own Justice Department, has concluded no widespread fraud exists. “In this country, if the people who win elections...