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    Will Any Republicans Jump Into Trump’s 2024 Snake Pit?A lot of Republicans might be tempted to take on a weakened Trump in the primaries, but they’ll remember how he treated his 2016 rivals.
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    ‘It Was All a Hoax’: Migrant Sent to Martha’s Vineyard by DeSantis SpeaksA Venezuelan migrant on his mysterious, terrifying journey to Martha’s Vineyard as a political prop of Ron DeSantis.
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    If You Really Love Democracy, You Can’t Love the U.S. SenateMitch McConnell and Kyrsten Sinema are big on respecting the Senate as an institution, but valuing democracy means working to minimize its impact.
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    McConnell Seeks Revenge on Manchin for Inflation Reduction ActSheer spite, not energy policy, is motivating a Republican effort to kill Manchin’s energy-permitting bill.
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    Even Donald Trump’s Family Barely Uses Truth SocialTrump should blame himself for the social-media site’s legal and financial woes. But if he’d rather find a scapegoat he doesn’t need to look far.
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    Edward Snowden Is Now a Russian CitizenThe whistleblower’s lawyer claims he will not be eligible to fight in Ukraine.
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    Unraveling Trump’s Bogus Election-Denial ArgumentsSixty percent of Americans have an election-denier on the ballot this year. Here’s what they believe specifically and what that means for democracy.
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    House Republicans Release Their Vague ‘Agenda’ for 2023There’s nothing about climate change, Russia, or extremist threats to democracy, and their abortion stance is very hard to find.
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    Mehmet Oz: Buying a House for $1 Is Shameful (Unless My Family Does It)The Republican Senate candidate picked the wrong detail to use against his opponent, John Fetterman.
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    Matt Gaetz Probably Won’t Get Charged in Sex-Trafficking ProbeFederal prosecutors reportedly recommended not to charge Gaetz because of unreliable witnesses they would need to rely on to make their case.
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    Senators Can Grumble, But Joe Manchin Is Getting His RewardThough there is some bipartisan opposition to Manchin’s proposal to streamline energy-project approval, nobody wants a government shutdown right now.
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    13 Fascinating, High-Stakes Political Races to Follow Between Now and NovemberThere are a baker’s dozen Senate, gubernatorial, and House contests that will shape U.S. politics and government in the immediate future.
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    Trump Burdened by Power to Declassify Documents With His MindHeavy is the head that wears the MAGA hat.
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    Top-Secret Documents at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago: What We KnowThe DOJ can once again access the classified materials seized in the raid, as Trump argues he can declassify docs by “thinking about it.”
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    Team Trump’s General-Election Prospects Are ShakyThere are six statewide candidates for which he is particularly responsible and whose fate in November will provide a measure of his clout.
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    The MAGA House Will Make the Tea Party Look TameFor all the attention on the Senate, Democrats are almost certainly going to lose the House. When they do, it will be insane.
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    The Drama-Lover’s Guide to the New Trump BooksLove gossip but not enough to actually read the new batch of Trump books? Here are all the juicy, disturbing, and darkly amusing tidbits you missed.
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    Freedom Caucus Won’t Let Kevin McCarthy Forget Who Owns HimMembers are already making demands that would limit McCarthy’s power if he becomes Speaker. In a closely divided House, he’ll have to bow to them.
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    Trump and His Children Committed ‘Staggering’ Fraud, According to Letitia JamesThe attorney general is seeking a $250 million penalty and to bar Trump from serving as an executive in a business in New York ever again.
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    Democrats’ Midterm Comeback Could Be Too Little, Too LateDespite renewed optimism about a rare president’s-party midterm victory, there remain some disturbing signs and scary possibilities.
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    House Democrats Better Take the Final Chance to Fix the Law That Led to Jan. 6The Senate version of a bill to prevent another coup has the votes.
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    The Space Force Has Its Own Theme SongAnd it’s pretty bad.
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    Glenn Youngkin Is a Country-Club RadicalThe supposedly moderate Republican governor of Virginia campaigns for an election-denier in Arizona.
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    Biden Is Right to Declare the ‘Pandemic Is Over’COVID is not killing like it once was, and that is worth celebrating — we can’t remain on a war footing forever.
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    Herschel Walker Tells Us: ‘I’m Not That Smart’The Republican Senate candidate may be lowering expectations a bit too much for his one debate with Raphael Warnock.
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    Conversations Can Save Our Democracy, TooHaving frank, civil discussions with others about issues, candidates, and how our democracy works can make a difference.
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    Trump’s Latest Rally Was Even Weirder Than UsualWhile a QAnon song played and Trump listed how America is going to hell without him, many in the crowd oddly raised a finger in unison.
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    Mixing Christianity With Nationalism Is a Recipe for FascismRon DeSantis is but the latest in a long series of leaders exploiting Jesus, the enemy of all nationalism.
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    Martha’s Vineyard Migrants Leave Island As Outrage at DeSantis GrowsThe dozens of migrants now have temporary shelter at a military base in Cape Cod.
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    What Happens When a Party Rejects Humanity?Republicans like Ron DeSantis are unleashing forces that can’t be put back in a box.
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    Democrats and Republicans Aren’t Even Talking About the Same Issues This YearRepublicans want to talk about inflation and crime; Democrats want to talk about abortion. No wonder they’re talking past each other.
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    The Georgia Governor’s Race Is Ground Zero for PolarizationThe rematch between Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams in an evenly divided state will be all about turning on the base.
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    Will the January 6 Committee End With a Bang or a Whimper?The House select committee is planning at least one more hearing, and it has plenty of time to reach a fitting conclusion.
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    The FBI Seized Mike Lindell’s Phone in a Hardee’s Parking LotSomehow, that seems appropriate.
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    Will the Polls Be Wrong Again in 2022?A lot of Democrats’ current midterms optimism is based on the assumption that today’s polls are more accurate than they were in 2016 or 2020.
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    Trump Asked Diet Coke Valet for 2020 Election AdviceThe former president hoped his red Oval Office button could quench his thirst for a plan to keep Joe Biden out of the White House too.
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    Democrats Need a Miracle to Keep the House. It Might Be on Long Island.After trying and failing to gerrymander themselves to safety, they need to win these key races.
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    New York’s Leaders Are Sleeping Through a Housing EmergencyThe political response should reflect the size and speed of the worsening crisis. It hasn’t even come close.
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    Democrats Learn to Love the Culture WarWedge issues used to be the weapon solely of Republicans, but that’s changed with a push to force senators to vote to codify same-sex marriage.
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    Steve Bannon Is in Big Trouble in New YorkDonald Trump’s pardon could only do so much to shield his frenemy from legal exposure.
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    The FBI Found Those Nuclear Documents Trump Called a ‘Hoax’He asked, “Whatever happened to NUCLEAR.” He just got his answer.
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    Can Mandela Barnes Pivot His Way to Beating Ron Johnson?The race that may decide who controls the Senate.
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    Yuh-Line Niou Won’t Challenge Dan Goldman in November After AllAfter losing the Democratic primary, she ruled out a new run on the Working Family Parties ballot line.
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    Footage Shows Georgia GOP Official On-site During Voting-Equipment BreachSurveillance video reveals that the GOP official let operatives hired by the Trump campaign into an elections office on the day its data was breached.
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    A Guide to the Tortured Debate Over Biden’s Big Democracy SpeechPer the reaction, Biden is the champion democracy needs, a dictator, a real-life Dark Brandon, or Satan. And he’s gone too far — or not far enough?
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    Joe Biden Should Quit While He’s AheadA hot streak does not make a successful reelection, and he should allow a new generation of Democrats to emerge for 2024.
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    Where Will the Midterms Go From Here?Traditionally, Labor Day is when elections really kick into gear. Democrats are in a surprisingly good place, but they could still use some breaks.
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    Rick Scott Wants Mitch McConnell to Be ‘Cheerleader’ for Bad CandidatesScott, the Republican Senatorial Committee chairman, is upset at McConnell for merely hinting that weak MAGA candidates are a problem for the party.
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    Sarah Palin’s Comeback Fails, Sending Democrat Mary Peltola to CongressRepublican divisions and voters’ distaste for Palin helped give Peltola, an Alaska Native, a narrow win in Alaska’s special election.
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    America’s COVID Testing Regime Is Somehow Still a TravestyTests remain way too expensive, and nobody in power really seems to care.
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