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Rashida Tlaib fends off primary challenge for Michigan seat

Rashida Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, easily secured likely reelection to the 13th District in and around Detroit.

Kansas GOP picks Rep. Marshall for Senate seat over Kobach

Kansas Republicans on Tuesday nominated Rep. Roger Marshall for the Senate instead of polarizing conservative Kris Kobach, heeding the party establishment’s advice for keeping a normally safe out of play in what could be a difficult year for the GOP.

Trump says US military generals feel Beirut blast was likely an ‘attack’

President Donald Trump said US military generals have told him that they “seem to feel” the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a “terrible attack” likely caused by a bomb.

Trump signs $3b-a-year plan to boost conservation and national parks

Speaking at a signing ceremony on Tuesday, Trump badly mispronounced "Yosemite" twice as he spoke about the legislation.

In reversal, Trump promotes vote-by-mail efforts in Florida

Republican confidence in mail-in voting has been dropping in polls amid Trump’s attacks, and Republican leaders in states like Florida have worried the skepticism could hamper long-running programs to turn out early votes.

5 notable moments from Trump’s contentious interview with Axios

In a contentious interview that aired Monday on “Axios on HBO,” journalist Jonathan Swan attempted to press Trump on his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing protests against racial injustice, and alleged Russian bounties for the lives of American soldiers.

Warren wants SEC insider trading probe after Kodak shares surge

Senator Elizabeth Warren wants regulators to examine possible insider trading and disclosure violations involving Eastman Kodak Co. after the former film company’s shares soared when it announced a surprise foray into generic drugs with help from a $765 million government loan.

Some see sexism in debate over Biden VP’s choices after commentary about demeanor

She's too ambitious. She's not apologetic enough. She should smile more. The debate over Joe Biden's running mate has recently ticked through a familiar list of stereotypes about women in politics.