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GOP Governors Fight Virus Mandates as the Party’s Covid-19 Politics Harden

GOP Governors Fight Virus Mandates as the Party's Covid-19 Politics Harden

GOP Governors Fight Virus Mandates as the Party’s Covid-19 Politics Harden GOP Governors Fight Virus Mandates as the Party’s Covid-19 Politics Harden As a new coronavirus wave accelerated by the Delta variant spreads across the United States, many Republican governors have taken sweeping action to combat what they see as an even more urgent danger posed by the pandemic: the …

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Italy’s Mr. Fix-It Tries to Fix the Country’s Troubled Justice System — and Its Politics, Too

Italy’s Mr. Fix-It Tries to Fix the Country’s Troubled Justice System — and Its Politics, Too

Italy’s Mr. Fix-It Tries to Fix the Country’s Troubled Justice System — and Its Politics, Too Italy’s Mr. Fix-It Tries to Fix the Country’s Troubled Justice System — and Its Politics, Too LODI — If there is one person who does not have to be persuaded of the need for Italy’s urgent push for judicial reform — which Prime Minister …

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The West Is Burning. Covid Is Surging. U.S. Politics Are Stagnant.

The West Is Burning. Covid Is Surging. U.S. Politics Are Stagnant.

The West Is Burning. Covid Is Surging. U.S. Politics Are Stagnant. The West Is Burning. Covid Is Surging. U.S. Politics Are Stagnant. The sirens have gotten pretty hard to ignore. Wildfires are raging across the Western United States and Canada, spreading smoke so widely that the sun turned red and people’s eyes and throats stung as far east as New …

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A year out, $60M bribery scandal felt in business, politics Mike DeWine Justice Department FBI Florida Joe Biden

A year out, $60M bribery scandal felt in business, politics Mike DeWine Justice Department FBI Florida Joe Biden A year out, $60M bribery scandal felt in business, politics Mike DeWine Justice Department FBI Florida Joe Biden The arrests one year ago Wednesday of then-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in connection with an alleged $60 million bribery scheme …

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Rachmawati Sukarnoputri, 70, Sibling Rival in Indonesia Politics, Dies

Rachmawati Sukarnoputri, 70, Sibling Rival in Indonesia Politics, Dies

Rachmawati Sukarnoputri, 70, Sibling Rival in Indonesia Politics, Dies Rachmawati Sukarnoputri, 70, Sibling Rival in Indonesia Politics, Dies Mrs. Rachmawati entered politics after the fall of Suharto, helping to found the Pioneers’ Party in 2002. But it won only a tiny number of seats in Parliament. She joined the Nasdem Party in 2012 but quickly left it to join the …

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For China’s Business Elites, Staying Out of Politics Is No Longer an Option

For China’s Business Elites, Staying Out of Politics Is No Longer an Option

For China’s Business Elites, Staying Out of Politics Is No Longer an Option For China’s Business Elites, Staying Out of Politics Is No Longer an Option Internet infrastructure operators like Didi must now prove their political and legal legitimacy to the government, Ma Changbo, an online media start-up founder, wrote on his WeChat social media account. “This is the second …

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First transgender state lawmaker says LGBT+ people ‘have to care’ about politics

First transgender state lawmaker says LGBT+ people ‘have to care’ about politics First transgender state lawmaker says LGBT+ people ‘have to care’ about politics The first state lawmaker who identifies as transgender, Virginia Delegate Danica Roem, has said that members of the LGBT+ community have to care about politics. “When you are an LGBTQ person, you have to care,” she …

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Trump cowboy seeks 2nd act in politics after Capitol breach Holy Land Congress Facebook White House Delaware

Trump cowboy seeks 2nd act in politics after Capitol breach Holy Land Congress Facebook White House Delaware Trump cowboy seeks 2nd act in politics after Capitol breach Holy Land Congress Facebook White House Delaware He rodeoed in a Buffalo Bill-style Wild West show, carried his message on horseback from the Holy Land to Times Square and was invited to the …

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WH legislative team pursues ‘politics is personal’ strategy American Zoom Gina Raimondo Senate Republicans

WH legislative team pursues 'politics is personal' strategy American Zoom Gina Raimondo Senate Republicans

WH legislative team pursues ‘politics is personal’ strategy American Zoom Gina Raimondo Senate Republicans WH legislative team pursues ‘politics is personal’ strategy American Zoom Gina Raimondo Senate Republicans The calls can come late in the day, over the weekend, really any time a question pops into the mind of a legislator or aide. The meetings may dispense pleasantries from Team …

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Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart

Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart

Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart Fox News once devoted its 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. time slots to relatively straightforward newscasts. Now those hours are filled by opinion shows led by hosts who denounce Democrats and defend the worldview of former President Donald J. Trump. For seven …

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