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Post Politics Now: Breyer to retire Thursday from Supreme Court, clearing way for Jackson swearing-inMembers of the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack hope that the bombshell testimony of former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson at Tuesday’s hearing will prompt other potential witnesses to tell their stories.
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Antiabortion lawmakers want to block patients from crossing state linesSome advocacy groups and their allies are crafting legislative language that could be adopted in Republican-led state capitals.
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The subtle, vital effects of letting Louisiana’s congressional map standA Supreme Court ruling will let the state of Louisiana relegate two-thirds of its adult Black population to heavily Republican districts.
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The disputes over Jan. 6 committee evidence, parsedAmid the pushback on Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony, a look at what has been claimed in the Jan. 6 hearings, what we know, and how ironclad the denials have been.
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Gorsuch and Sotomayor’s extraordinary factual dispute In a dissent, Sotomayor said Gorsuch's summary "misconstrues the facts." The dispute echoes what what happened at the appeals-court level.
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6 takeaways from elections in Illinois, Colorado, Oklahoma and other statesSome far-right Republicans win, while some election-deniers lose.
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Senators kill sweeping plan to reshape sprawling VA health-care system
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Supreme Court says Oklahoma can prosecute crimes in ‘Indian country’The 5-to-4 ruling limits the reach of a 2020 decision that reclassified a large swath of the state as Indian land.
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Abortion is now banned in these states. Others will follow.Thirteen states had "trigger bans" to criminalize abortion when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Several other states are working to enact other laws.
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Hutchinson testimony: Assessing the basis for aide’s explosive claimsSome of her testimony to the Jan. 6 committee, given under oath, was based on firsthand knowledge; other details were relayed secondhand.
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The disputes over Jan. 6 committee evidence, parsedAmid the pushback on Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony, a look at what has been claimed in the Jan. 6 hearings, what we know, and how ironclad the denials have been.
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Jackson to take Supreme Court oath Thurs., minutes after Breyer retiresJackson, 51, was chosen for the court by President Biden after Breyer this year announced his plans to retire.
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After the overturning of Roe, many Republicans want to change the subjectWhile Democrats have leaned heavily into elevating abortion concerns, Republicans in midterm races have often been avoiding questions or taking pains to shift the topic.
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Biden and NATO send Russia a defiant messageNATO countries, welcoming Finland and Sweden and announcing a surge of forces, hope to signal to Moscow that their commitment to Ukraine is not waning.
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Texas AG says he’d defend sodomy law if Supreme Court revisits rulingAttorney General Ken Paxton suggested he would be comfortable supporting a law outlawing intimate same-sex relationships.
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Which congressional district am I in?Use this tool to find out what altered political boundaries after the 2020 Census mean for your representation in the U.S. House.
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Meet the seven Hill Republicans willing to hold Trump accountableYes, the number is in the single digits.
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Former Giuliani associate Lev Parnas sentenced to 20 months in prisonParnas was convicted at trial of campaign-finance violations and separately pleaded guilty to stealing investment funds.
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Abortion is illegal for millions. Will Big Tech help prosecute it?Now that abortion is illegal for millions, firms like Amazon, Facebook and Google are reckoning with the prospect of data requests on users for prosecutions.
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How redistricting is shaping the 2022 U.S. House mapThe Post is analyzing the 2022 U.S. House map in this redistricting tracker as states finalize their congressional boundaries for the next decade. Republicans and Democrats are going to great lengths to tip districts in their favor and accusations of gerrymandering and lawsuits have followed.
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Hutchinson provided ‘nuggets’ for Justice’s criminal probe, experts sayAn ex-White House aide’s revelations about conversations before, during, and after Jan. 6 offer new insight that legal experts said could be of use to prosecutors as they weigh a case against Donald Trump.
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Pelosi receives Communion at Vatican after earlier U.S. bishop refusalPope Francis has said that the decision on granting Communion to politicians who support abortion rights, as Pelosi does, should be made from a pastoral point of view, not a political one.
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Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony was unique. The aftermath hasn’t been.Amber Heard 2.0, but not for the reasons people using that phrase generally mean.
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