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Biden names first political ambassadors, including Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger

President Biden announced his first slate of political ambassadors Tuesday, naming five political allies and donors, as well as four career foreign service officers....
Ketelo Backar
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How Trump’s Political Legacy Is on the Ballot in…

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — There is a far-reaching and oh-so-familiar shadow stretching across Virginia’s political landscape that could have profound implications for the election of...
Ketelo Backar
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Federal Unemployment Aid Is Now a Political Lightning Rod

Amy Cabrera outside her home in San Tan Valley, Ariz., on June 2, 2021. (Juan Arredondo/The New York Times) Of the more than 4...
Ketelo Backar
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Donald Trump to speak in North Carolina, returning to…

WASHINGTON – After more than three months behind closed doors, Donald Trump re-takes the political stage Saturday amid Republican turmoil, an extended social media...
Ketelo Backar
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Vaccine passports remain political flashpoint in U.S.

With more than half of Americans having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, so-called passports for those fully vaccinated remain a...
Ketelo Backar
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If the Wuhan lab-leak hypothesis is true, expect a…

Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters There was a time when the Covid pandemic seemed to confirm so many of our assumptions. It cast down the people...
Ketelo Backar
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Biden eyes McCaskill for Europe ambassadorship as political allies…

Former Sen. Claire McCaskill is under consideration for a plum ambassadorship in western Europe — another sign President Biden will tap party allies over...
Ketelo Backar
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Shock of Jan. 6 insurrection devolves into political fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of the most chilling scenes from the Jan. 6 insurrection, a violent mob surged through the halls of the...
Ketelo Backar
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GOP seeks political opening amid tense Israel-Hamas fighting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans trying to drive a wedge between Democrats and chip away at President Joe Biden’s support are zeroing in on the...
Ketelo Backar
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