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Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' is latest flashpoint in Virginia governor's race

The latest back-and-forth in the race to be Virginia's next governor is centered on the value of teaching a Toni Morrison novel in commonwealth schools, highlighting Republican Glenn Youngkin's attempt to make the culture wars around education the major issue of the race as Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe accuses him of using a "racist dog whistle."

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Analysis: Independents have turned on Joe Biden

President Joe Biden won the 2020 election in large part because he was able to win the center. He emerged with a 13-point win with independent voters, a group that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton lost by 4 points in 2016. (House Democratic candidates, for their part, took independents by 9 points in 2020.)

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John Roberts has lost control of the Supreme Court

• Biden launches 'whole of government' effort to protect abortion rights after Texas ban • Sotomayor calls Supreme Court vote a 'breathtaking act of defiance' of the Constitution • What the Supreme Court's order means for the future of Roe v. Wade • Watch: This is what the justices said about abortion as nominees

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This is what the justices said about abortion as nominees

Since the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v Wade, which established the legal right to abortion in the United States, nominees to the highest court have been asked about their views on abortion during their confirmation hearings. They've also been asked about Casey v Planned Parenthood, a 1991 decision that established the "undue burden test" by which abortion regulations are judged.

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Analysis: What some progressive activists fail to realize: Democrats like their party

Mainstream Democrats have been winning a lot of big primaries in 2021. Their latest win came on Tuesday in the primary for Ohio's 11th Congressional District special election: local legislator and party chair Shontel Brown -- backed by South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn and 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton -- defeated Nina Turner, former co-chair of Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 campaign.

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How to loosen the hold rich people have on elections

On August 2, The New Yorker's Jane Mayer, Pulitzer Prize nominee and investigative journalist par excellence, showcased her detective skills in a feature piece entitled "The Big Money Behind the Big Lie." Her research linked two dangerous threats to American democracy today -- election subversion and dark money.

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Tucker Carlson insults Capitol police officer

• Analysis: Fury in Congress as GOP hides Trump's crimes • 1996 GOP presidential nominee says he's 'sort of Trumped out' • Listen: Trump shares disappointment with Pence

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