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How educational differences are widening America’s political rift

September 09, 2021 9:22 am

President Joe Biden won about 60% of college-educated voters in 2020, including an outright majority of white college graduates, helping him run up the score in affluent suburbs and putting him over the top in pivotal states.

A Fourth of July symbol of unity that may no longer unite

July 04, 2021 10:37 am

Politicians of both parties have long sought to wrap themselves in the flag. But something may be changing: Today, flying the flag from the back of a pickup or over a lawn is increasingly seen as a clue, albeit an imperfect one, to a person’s political affiliation in a deeply divided nation.

'What planet' are they on, judge blasts Republicans for downplaying attack on US Capitol

June 24, 2021 10:18 am

Hundreds of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol that day in a failed attempt to stop Congress from certifying Democrat Joe Biden's presidential election victory.

Voting ends, wait for results begins in New York City mayoral primary

June 23, 2021 9:55 am

As results trickled in, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former police captain who co-founded a leadership group for Black officers, was in a tight race with former city sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia and former de Blasio administration lawyer Maya Wiley.

In Congress, Republicans shrug at warnings of democracy in peril

June 15, 2021 12:15 pm

Republicans who have boasted of their intention to carry guns everywhere from bringing weaponry to the floor. Democrats regard their Republican colleagues with suspicion, believing that some of them collaborated with the rioters on Jan. 6.

George P. Bush running for attorney general in Texas

June 03, 2021 11:42 am

George P. Bush bids to move up Texas' political ladder setting up a potentially bruising primary that will test GOP voters' appetite for the Bush name as he aims to run for attorney general of Texas in 2022.

Whistleblower offers Republicans testimony as Trump pushes to unmask

November 04, 2019 1:20 pm

Republicans have complained the impeachment inquiry in the Democratic-led House of Representatives has been unfair to them and to Trump, and that they have been restricted in their questioning of witnesses. The inquiry has followed established House rules.

Republican lawmakers storm hearing room, disrupt Trump impeachment inquiry

October 24, 2019 7:24 am

By having Republican lawmakers barge into the hearing room, Trump's allies sought to put the focus on what they portray as unfair Democratic tactics rather than on the president's conduct.

Republicans in US Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE

June 13, 2019 10:30 am

Citing an Iran-related emergency, the Trump administration told congressional committees on May 24 that it would go ahead with 22 military deals worth $8.1 billion to Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan, circumventing a long-standing precedent for lawmakers to review major weapons sales.

Republican-backed immigration bill meets huge defeat in US House of Representatives

June 28, 2018 8:25 pm

The Goodlatte Bill also known as the Conservative Bill, coined after Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte from Virginia who introduced the bill, met defeat by a large margin of 121 "yes" votes to 301 "no" votes in the House.