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Democrats Rush to Rewrite U.S. Tax Code in Days

WASHINGTON — As they hunt for revenue to pay for their sprawling spending bill and try to unite a fractured caucus, Democrats are attempting...

Briefs Draw Battle Lines as Texas Abortion Law Nears Supreme Court

“Where, as here, a state enacts a blatantly unconstitutional statute, assigns enforcement authority to everyone in the world and weaponizes the state judiciary to...

State Department Eases Restrictions for Diplomats Abroad

WASHINGTON — It was known at the State Department as the Benghazi hangover: strict security protocols to protect U.S. officials abroad from terrorism that,...

Paid Family Leave Plan Is Likely to Be Cut From Budget Bill

Democrats are likely to abandon their plans to create a new federal paid family and medical leave program as part of their sprawling domestic...

Transgender Athletes Face Bans From Girls’ Sports in 10 U.S. States

The new law in Texas was enacted during a special legislative session called by Abbott, who is running for re-election next year and faces...

Shut Out on Budget Bill, Republicans Take Shots From the Sidelines

WASHINGTON — The biggest legislative negotiation in years is taking place on Capitol Hill and at the White House, with key holdouts shuttling back...

Where Do I Vote? We Answer This and Other Election Day 2021 Questions

It may not be a presidential or congressional election year, but there are still plenty of races on the ballot on Tuesday.These elections will...

Democrats Aim for Climate Provisions Biden Can Promote at U.N. Summit

Democrats are still searching for ways to strengthen the climate provisions in President Biden’s environment and social policy bill just days before he is...

Biden Bars Immigration Enforcement in ‘Protected Areas’

LOS ANGELES — The Biden administration on Wednesday designated the nation’s schools and hospitals, as well as a wide array of other locations, off...

Biden Bars Immigration Enforcement in ‘Protected Areas’

LOS ANGELES — The Biden administration on Wednesday designated the nation’s schools and hospitals, as well as a wide array of other locations, off...