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Stripping military bases of Confederate names stirs passions

Civil War history casts a long shadow in Virginia, the birthplace of Confederate generals, scene of their surrender and now a crossroad of controversy over renaming military bases that honor rebel leaders Learn More

 

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Youngkin's school warnings intensify the GOP's suburban push

Republican Glenn Youngkin is highlighting cases of alleged sex crimes in schools to help repair the GOP's standing in the Virginia suburbs, where educated moms and dads have turned against Donald Trump’s Republican Party More »

 

Sluggish pace of confirmations vexes Biden White House

Former President Donald Trump struggled during his first year in office to get his nominees confirmed in a timely fashion in the Senate More »

 

Biden 'positive' on budget deal; Manchin OK with wealth tax

President Joe Biden says he feels “very positive about reaching a deal on his big domestic policy bill More »

 

6 candidates for US Senate in Ohio vie for evangelical votes

The lone Republican moderate at a U_S_ Senate candidate forum in Ohio says that at one point he felt “like a Browns fan in Pittsburgh Stadium.” More »

 

US envoy: Patience with Iran 'wearing thin' on nuclear talks

The Biden administration says diplomatic efforts to get Iran back to nuclear negotiations are at a “critical place" and that international patience with Iranian delays in returning to the talks is “wearing thin." More »

 

To navigate legal quandaries, Biden leans on low-key counsel

White House counsel Dana Remus made a lasting impression on her colleagues with her calm during the chaotic time after last year’s election when Donald Trump challenged the legitimacy of Joe Biden’s victory More »

 

Race-blind redistricting? Democrats incredulous at GOP maps

After lawsuits alleging racial gerrymandering, Republicans drawing new legislative maps in Texas, Ohio and North Carolina this year say they won't use racial or partisan data in the process More »

 

First steps made in Congress to honor pop superstar Prince

Minnesota’s Congressional delegation on Monday is introducing a resolution to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to pop superstar Prince, citing his “indelible mark on Minnesota and American culture,” The Associated Press has learned More »

 

Orthodox patriarch released from hospital, set to meet Biden

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians, has been released from a Washington hospital after an overnight stay early in his 12-day visit to the United States More »

 

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