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Sara Gideon attacks Susan Collins on abortion rights after SCOTUS ruling

Democrats hoping to flip the Senate seized on a major Supreme Court ruling on Monday striking down a Louisiana law that would've restricted abortion access, attacking Republican candidates in crucial races across the country for supporting conservative justices who dissented in the case.

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Analysis: Trump keeps barreling down a road that seems destined for defeat

It is hard to remember another incumbent president in recent history who has done as little as Donald Trump to try to win reelection. In an environment that forecasts a November disaster for Republicans, Trump continued last week to barrel down a road that seems destined for defeat.

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The true test of #NeverTrumpers

The #NeverTrump movement -- made up of a small cohort of Republicans who refuse to support President Donald Trump -- is a revealing phenomenon in American politics.

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Analysis: Trump's effort to dismantle Obamacare during the pandemic might be his riskiest move yet

President Donald Trump has made many questionable decisions in recent weeks as he looks ahead to his increasingly difficult reelection campaign. But his administration's decision to forge ahead with its effort to invalidate the Affordable Care Act through the courts may go down as the decision that carried the most risk for Republicans up and down the ballot in 2020.

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Why Dems need to prioritize statehood for DC and Puerto Rico

The US House of Representatives passed a bill in favor of DC statehood Friday. Both the Republican Party and the President oppose statehood for the nation's capital, so the bill will almost certainly go nowhere in the Senate — for now. But should Joe Biden win the presidency and bring with him majorities in the House and Senate, he should make statehood for DC — and for Puerto Rico — a priority for his first 100 days in office.

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Analysis: Why DC should (and should not) be the 51st state

Democrats in the House voted Friday to make portions of Washington, DC, the 51st US state, which is historic because it's the furthest such a measure has ever gotten in the House, but also no big deal because the proposal is DOA with a Republican-led Senate and Republican President.

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Pressure mounts on DeSantis as Covid-19 cases spike in Florida

With coronavirus cases climbing in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis has dodged mounting pressure to pause the state's reopening, a position that reflects both the Republican leader's past defiance in the face of the pandemic and his political positioning.

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Poll finds sharp partisan divide over coronavirus as cases spike

A new poll out from Pew Research Center on Thursday finds a sharp partisan divide over concerns about coronavirus, with 61% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents saying the worst is behind us while 76% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents think the worst is still to come.

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Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial nominee

President Donald Trump's 200th judicial nominee was confirmed by the Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday, marking a significant milestone in a presidency that has tilted the federal judiciary in a conservative direction for decades to come.

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Senate Democrats signal they're prepared to block GOP police reform bill

Democratic senators on Monday gave their strongest indications yet they may block the Republican police reform bill from coming to the floor, a risky move that could prevent any overhaul measure from being enacted this year over their party's concerns that the GOP bill is too weak.

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