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 2018-10-20 00:33 

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The Issues That Russian Operatives Used to Divide Americans, in Their Own Words...

A criminal complaint offered a rare view into how Russian operatives tried to disrupt the American political process, including the midterm elections....

 2018-10-20 00:32 

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Trump and Women: Another Writer Looks for Answers...

"Golden Handcuffs: The Secret History of Trump's Women" traces how the president's consequence-free (so far) comments about women continue a running theme that started early in his life....

 2018-10-20 00:18 

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America's Elections Could Be Hacked. Go Vote Anyway....

The system's vulnerabilities are real, but please do not stay home....

 2018-10-19 21:30 

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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: For Democrats, the Future Looks Female...

A record year for women sets the stage for a record presidential campaign; a barrier-breaking candidate in Texas; and a new poll in California....

 2018-10-19 20:11 

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Disinformation Spreads on WhatsApp Ahead of Brazilian Election...

Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is trying to prove it can curb the spread of false news. But the app's design makes it difficult....

 2018-10-19 20:00 

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Manafort to Be Sentenced in February in Financial Fraud Case...

President Trump's former campaign chairman, who is now cooperating with the special counsel's Russia inquiry, appeared in court in a wheelchair....

 2018-10-19 19:15 

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What if the Republicans Win Everything Again?...

Total victory for the G.O.P. would mean Trump unleashed....

 2018-10-19 18:32 

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Should Hillary Clinton Be Mum Before the Midterms?...

Readers react to an opinion piece urging her to keep a low profile before she "complicates life for her fellow Democrats."...

 2018-10-19 18:16 

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Georgia Voting Begins Amid Accusations of Voter Suppression...

As Georgians cast their first in-person ballots Monday in the state's gubernatorial election, questions continued to swirl about the fairness of voting rules and administration....

 2018-10-19 17:33 

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Charge of Treason Escalates Tensions in Close Arizona Senate Race...

Martha McSally drew national attention this week when she accused her Democratic opponent, Kyrsten Sinema, of treason....

 2018-10-19 16:43 

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Midterm Election Poll: Texas' 7th District, Culberson vs. Fletcher...

This relatively wealthy and well-educated district is the...

 2018-10-19 16:42 

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Midterm Election Poll: Florida's 26th District, Curbelo vs. Mucarsel-Powell...

This strongly Hispanic South Florida district was created in 2012 and encompasses most of southern Miami-Dade County, Key West and all three of Florida's national parks....

 2018-10-19 16:42 

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Midterm Election Poll: California's 49th District, Harkey vs. Levin...

This district includes southern Orange County and western San Diego County. Since 2000, the seat has been held by the Republican Darrell Issa, who was re-elected by a very narrow margin in 2016 and who...

 2018-10-19 15:56 

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Abroad in America: 'Why Does it Cost So Much (Insert Extreme Word of Choice) Money to Run for Office?'...

One of the issues that most perplexes and exasperates foreigners about the U.S. elections is the thorny topic of money....

 2018-10-19 15:50 

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With Kavanaugh on Court, Abortion Rights Groups Sharpen Their Focus on the States...

The initiatives have two primary goals: to challenge restrictive measures advanced by emboldened states, and to bolster clinics in places friendlier to abortion rights that may become a lifeline....

 2018-10-19 04:17 

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'That's My Kind of Guy,' Trump Says of Republican Lawmaker Who Body-Slammed a Reporter...

In praising Representative Greg Gianforte, who is running for re-election, President Trump jokingly warned the crowd to "never wrestle him."...

 2018-10-19 00:44 

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John Kelly and John Bolton Have Shouting Match Over Immigration...

An expletive-laden blowup over border security between the White House chief of staff and the national security adviser was loud enough to be overheard by several officials in the West Wing....

 2018-10-18 22:59 

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Seeking Work After Congress? Sharp Partisans Need Not Apply...

Big trade groups in Washington are moving away from hiring former lawmakers, given a divisive political atmosphere....

 2018-10-18 21:41 

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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: The Races Running the Most Ads...

Which midterm contests are airing the most campaign spots; plus, new polling numbers, a big spend in N.J. and the latest from Opinion....

 2018-10-18 21:40 

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Meet the Republicans' Best Hope for Flipping a House Seat...

In a year when Democrats are on offense, Pete Stauber of Minnesota has a chance to do something no other Republican might do next month: win a Democratic House seat....

 2018-10-18 17:47 

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Two Iowas? Candidates for Governor Try to Claim Both...

Republicans and Democrats are battling over the political identity of the state, as Kim Reynolds and her opponent, Fred Hubbell, spar over who is more Iowan....

 2018-10-18 15:52 

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Will Trump Make New York Democrats the New Lords of Capitol Hill?...

If the president's unpopularity leads to Democrats taking back the House, New York stands to play a larger role in Washington than it has in decades....

 2018-10-18 15:48 

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Midterm Election Poll: California's 39th District, Kim vs. Cisneros...

The district, which went for Hillary Clinton in 2016, includes parts of Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties, including towns like Yorba Linda, Diamond Bar and Hacienda Heights....

 2018-10-18 15:48 

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Midterm Election Poll: Illinois's 12th District, Bost vs. Kelly...

The district was once reliably Democratic, but it swung hard to Mr. Trump in 2016....

 2018-10-18 15:48 

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Midterm Election Poll: Virginia's 2nd District, Taylor vs. Luria...

This district includes Virginia Beach, the Norfolk Naval Base and the Virginia portion of Delmarva. It has been in Republican hands for all but one term of the last two decades. Donald J. Trump carried the district by three points....

 2018-10-18 15:38 

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Mnuchin Pulls Out of Investment Conference in Saudi Arabia...

The Treasury secretary has pulled out of the investment conference amid concerns over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist....

 2018-10-18 15:06 

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A Conservative Group's Closed-Door 'Training' of Judicial Clerks Draws Concern...

The conservative legal movement has long cultivated law students and young lawyers, partly to ensure a deep bench of potential judicial nominees...

 2018-10-17 23:34 

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McGahn, a Soldier for Trump and a Witness Against Him, Departs White House...

As White House counsel, Mr. McGahn spearheaded President Trump's most significant political accomplishments but also became a witness against him in the special counsel inquiry....

 2018-10-17 23:27 

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As Other Republican Candidates Struggle Financially, Trump Stockpiles Cash...

The president has raised $106 million for his re-election, leading some Republicans to grumble that he is siphoning money from endangered congressional candidates....

 2018-10-17 23:02 

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Senate Truce Collapses as G.O.P. Rush to Confirm More Judges Begins Anew...

Last week, senators agreed to confirm one last slate of President Trump's nominees, then recess for the midterm campaign. But on Wednesday, Republicans recommenced the judicial rush....

 2018-10-17 23:00 

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Hillary Clinton's Master Class in Distraction...

Demcorats need to be focused on the mditerms....

 2018-10-17 20:53 

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Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China...

The White House is looking to create deals with many of the nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the pact the president withdrew from....

 2018-10-17 18:29 

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Why Many Native Americans Are Angry With Elizabeth Warren...

The anger is about what it means to be Native American, and who gets to decide....

 2018-10-17 18:15 

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In Virginia House Race, Anonymous Attack Ads Pop Up on Facebook...

The ads, with language and imagery not typically found in even the roughest campaigns, were purchased by a critic of Jennifer Wexton, a Democrat trying to unseat the Republican incumbent....

 2018-10-17 17:27 

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Just Don't Talk Politics!...

A reader tells of acquaintances who agree to disagree and break contact during election season....

 2018-10-17 16:42 

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Arizona Candidate Gives Republicans Diversity, but Perhaps Not Victory...

In Tucson, Lea Marquez Peterson was heralded as a new face for the party's future — a conservative, Hispanic woman — but her campaign has struggled to gain traction...

 2018-10-17 15:00 

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Fake News Is Poisoning Brazilian Politics. WhatsApp Can Stop It....

Ahead of a critical election, the messaging app has become a sea of toxic misinformation — but it's not too late to halt the tide....

 2018-10-17 14:54 

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Neneh Cherry Never Stopped Taking Risks. Now She's Making Politics Personal....

"Broken Politics," the shape-shifting musician's new album recorded with Four Tet in Woodstock, is a loop back into the past and a leap into the future....

 2018-10-17 10:00 

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New York Today: The Proud Boys and Politics...

Wednesday: The political effects of a brawl, and an anniversary for the Red Steps....

 2018-10-17 09:00 

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What's at Stake in Brazil's Election? The Future of the Amazon...

The next president of Brazil may shape the destiny of the Amazon, which is vital to reining in climate change. The stakes for the planet are huge....

 2018-10-16 17:25 

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She Split With Cuomo. Now Comes Her Long, Long, Long-Shot Bid to Replace Him....

Stephanie Miner, the former mayor of Syracuse, is virtually unknown to voters and has almost no chance of winning. She explained why she's running anyway....

 2018-10-16 16:58 

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Midterm Election Poll: Florida's 15th District, Spano vs. Carlson...

The district runs from the inner suburbs of Tampa to Lakeland and other exurbs northeast of Tampa....

 2018-10-16 16:57 

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Midterm Election Poll: Pennsylvania's 8th District, Chrin vs. Cartwright...

The new Eighth District took much of the territory of the old 17th, essentially...

 2018-10-16 16:57 

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Midterm Election Poll: Virginia's 5th District, Riggleman vs. Cockburn...

This Republican-leaning, mostly rural district stretches from the Washington exurbs to the North Carolina border, and the unexpected...

 2018-10-16 12:53 

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The Left Needs Its Own Nationalism...

Also: The Saudis tell a blatant lie, and Trump seems ready to accept it....

 2018-10-16 03:34 

NY Times

Democrats Surge Ahead of Republicans in Fund-Raising for Key Races...

Democrats outraised their Republican opponents in 32 of the closest 45 House races, $154 million to $108 million, according to Federal Election Commission reports....

 2018-10-16 00:03 

NY Times

Showdown in Georgia Governor's Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights...

The uproar over voting seems almost an inevitable development in the race, which pits two candidates on opposite sides of the nation's voting wars....

 2018-10-15 23:53 

NY Times

Trump Campaign Doubles Spending Rate as the 2020 Race Draws Nearer...

The president's re-election operation raised $18 million in the third quarter, a slight increase, as it built up its capacity for the campaign ahead....

 2018-10-15 20:21 

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Trump Falsely Claims E.U. Was Formed to 'Take Advantage' of U.S. on Trade...

The European Union was created to end strife and promote economic prosperity — with the support, not opposition, of the United States....

 2018-10-15 19:14 

NY Times

Drug Industry Will Use Ads to Point Consumers to Price Information...

The TV commercials will not show prices, as President Trump has suggested, but will direct viewers to company websites with list prices. It is unclear how useful the information will be to consumers....

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