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Changes in new Texas law angers voters

As early voting kicks off in Texas for US congressional seats, CNN's Dianne Gallagher speaks to voters who are seeing their mail-in ballot applications rejected as a result of the state's new laws.

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White House records obtained by the Jan. 6 panel so far do not reflect calls made to or from Trump during the violence, leaving gaps in what transpired, sources say

White House call records now in possession of congressional investigators do not reflect calls made to or from then-President Donald Trump as the violence unfolded on Capitol Hill on January 6, 2021, leaving them with gaps so far in their understanding of what transpired that day, three sources familiar with the House investigation into the insurrection tell CNN.

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Trump working to clear gubernatorial field for former Sen. Perdue in Georgia

Former President Donald Trump has offered Georgia gubernatorial hopeful Vernon Jones his endorsement in a congressional contest if Jones agrees to exit the GOP primary for governor to instead run for Congress, according to two people familiar with the matter, both of whom said Trump's behind-the-scenes maneuvering is meant to bolster former Sen. David Perdue's challenge to incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp.

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Bob Dole to lie in state at the US Capitol

Former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, congressional leaders said in an announcement.

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Opinion: Kevin McCarthy has a huge challenge

It is never a good idea to campaign too openly for a future congressional leadership post which assumes an outcome in an upcoming election. Experience dictates members of Congress demonstrate prudence and humility before voters cast their ballots, sometimes in unpredictable ways. House Democrats learned this hard lesson in 2020 as they underperformed unexpectedly and nearly lost their majority, while Joe Biden won the presidency by a comfortable margin.

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Analysis: Biden has reached a critical moment in the battle for blue-collar voters

Just as Democrats face another round of hand-wringing about their erosion among working-class and rural White voters -- after last week's daunting election results in Virginia and New Jersey -- the long-delayed congressional approval of a historic infrastructure plan will test President Joe Biden's central theory on how the party can reverse that decline.

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