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Biden juggles Iran nuclear talks as Iranian repression grows

President Biden has hit back at Iran over the government’s brutal crackdown on antigovernment protests. He’s praised the “brave women of Iran” for demanding basic rights and signaled that he’ll announce more sanctions against those responsible for violence against protesters in the coming days.

For Pelosi and McCarthy, a toxic relationship worsens as elections approach

She has called him a “moron.” He has mused publicly — purely in jest, his aides later insisted — about wanting to hit her with the oversized wooden gavel used to keep order in the House.

President Biden to storm-ravaged Florida: ‘We’re not going to leave’

President Biden surveyed the devastation of hurricane-ravaged Florida on Wednesday, promising to marshal the power of the federal government to help rebuild as he comforted local residents alongside Republican Governor Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 foe.

Georgia Senate bombshell dials up questions about the quality of GOP candidates

The episode underscored how, in a year when the political headwinds would seem to favor Republicans, their controversial nominees — many of whom won primaries with the support of former president Donald Trump — are hamstrung in winnable races.

Federal money to replace Cape Cod bridges has yet to arrive, but lawmakers maintain confidence

The project failed to receive any funding in the first round of grants awarded in September by the US Department of Transportation.

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in review of Mar-a-Lago records

Former president Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to intervene in litigation over documents marked as classified that the FBI removed from his Florida estate, saying that an appeals court had lacked jurisdiction to rule on the matter.

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in Mar-a-Lago dispute

The Trump team asked the court to overturn a lower court ruling and permit an independent arbiter, or special master, to review the roughly 100 documents with classified markings that were taken in the Aug. 8 search.


In the last 6 elections Obamacare was at center stage. This midterm it’s being ignored, along with these 3 other issues.

Here are some examples of issues that once drove elections that you haven’t heard anything about this time around.