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Trump political groups raised $82M in first half of 2021

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Led by Save America PAC, the former president’s new political outfit, the three groups have over $100 million in the bank.

Progressives press Biden to extend eviction ban

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Eight Democrats led by Reps. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Cori Bush of Missouri told Biden in a letter that a looming eviction crisis demanded “an urgent government response.”

Biden’s model pre-K system becomes ‘a crisis’ in New Jersey

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New Jersey’s nationally acclaimed preschool program has an accountability problem.

McConnell stirs GOP intrigue with support for Biden’s infrastructure bill

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Even the Senate minority leader’s No. 2 didn’t know until the last minute where he would land. His fellow Republicans still aren’t sure.

Stricken states face Covid confusion after new mask guidance

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Health experts and local leaders in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Washington state told POLITICO they expect the latest recommendations will be brushed off by a crisis-weary public.

‘Down the drain’: Millions face eviction after Biden lets protections expire

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The federal eviction moratorium in place since September is set to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration refused to extend it and Democrats in Congress couldn’t muster the votes to intervene.

Opinion | If Kids Ran Our Elections

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A grade-school lesson on elections quickly became a referendum on deep issues about fairness in America. Maybe adults shouldn’t be so delicate about what kids get to talk about.

Justice Dept. moves to block Abbott order on immigrant transportation

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The case was assigned to Judge Kathleen Cardone, an appointee of President George W. Bush.

Biden administration resumes fast-track deportation flights

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The administration announced plans to resume the expedited removals on Monday, responding to building pressure on the White House to increase enforcement at the Southern border.

Governors want Biden to explain why the U.S. border is shuttered to Canadians

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“Public health data, science and advice of our own experts support a responsible, timely reopening plan,” the lawmakers wrote to White House leaders.

Cryptocurrency industry fears big tax hit in infrastructure bill

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Lawmakers want people facilitating trades in Bitcoin and other digital assets to be subject to reporting rules similar to those governing the sale of stocks and other securities.

Cryptocurrency industry fears big tax hit in infrastructure bill

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Lawmakers want people facilitating trades in Bitcoin and other digital assets to be subject to reporting rules similar to those governing the sale of stocks and other securities.

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