The freshman congressional class of 2019 went to Washington, D.C., for a whirlwind orientation, and will begin facing some major questions, like who to support for House Speaker.
Democrat Stacey Abrams said there was no path to victory in her race against Republican Brian Kemp for Georgia governor. She says Kemp deliberately suppressed her supporters at the polls.
The midterm elections have slowly begun to take shape... and Senior Washington Correspondent Ron Elving thinks they hold lessons for both the GOP and the Democrats.
A New York Times investigation that ran this week found Facebook failed to counter Russian interference it knew about in the 2016 election. We speak with Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline.
Officials are still counting ballots from the midterm elections in several states — in part because of the signature verification process. But signatures change over time, especially young people's.
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The president told reporters that he wrote the answers to questions from the special counsel and that he did so "very easily." He also said he suspected some were designed to be a "perjury trap."
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The state's previous social studies standards listed three causes for the Civil War: sectionalism, states' rights and slavery, in that order.
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Republican Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia, with Democrat Stacey Abrams bowing out Friday afternoon. She promised a "major federal lawsuit" against the state over voting practices.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced new rules for how colleges handle sexual assault and harassment, saying they will fix a "failed" and "shameful" system that's unfair to accused students.
In Florida's close Senate race, hand recounts progressed quickly on Friday, ahead of a Sunday deadline to report official results.
The justices will hear arguments over whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath for the lawsuits over the controversial citizenship question he added to the 2020 census.
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Stacey Abrams, Georgia's Democratic candidate for governor, conceded to Republican Brian Kemp on Friday. Kemp, Georgia's former secretary of state, will be the state's next governor.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post, and Ramesh Ponnuru of National Review about Florida's election recounts and new sanctions on Saudi Arabia.
"You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front," said a defense attorney whose client was later found not guilty of rape.
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"I don't feel comfortable being a Republican anymore," conservative attorney George Conway, who is married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said in a new podcast interview.
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The state is tasked with hand-counting more than 50,000 ballots. Some counties finished quickly Friday morning, with official results due on Sunday. Lawsuits are still working through the courts.
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The president told reporters the questions were "very routinely answered by me" and that he was able to answer them "very easily." Trump reiterated that the Russia investigation is a "hoax."
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Midterms, Melania and Michelle and (potential) monopolies.
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The Russian woman accused of trying to build bridges with Republican leaders in the United States might not go on trial if her lawyers can conclude a deal with prosecutors. Negotiations are underway.
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A judge in Florida is considering whether to extend deadlines in statewide recounts, as the U.S. Senate race moved to a hand recount and some counties struggled to update their tallies on time.