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Rep. Andy Barr Pushes Mark Zuckerberg to Protect Free Speech on Facebook

Rep. Andy Barr Pushes Mark Zuckerberg to Protect Free Speech on Facebook

Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to commit to protecting free speech during a hearing today before the House Financial Services Committee.
Who Is Amy McGrath? Meet the Former Fighter Pilot Trying to Take Down Mitch McConnell

Who Is Amy McGrath? Meet the Former Fighter Pilot Trying to Take Down Mitch McConnell

The Kentucky politician launched her campaign with a seriously bleak video urging for change and blaming Washington’s ugliness on Mitch.
Trump's Tax Cuts Could Die the Hard Way: A Little at a Time

Trump's Tax Cuts Could Die the Hard Way: A Little at a Time

Democratic presidential candidates like Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have talked about repealing the GOP’s tax overhaul. Yet a large-scale rollback is unlikely. Instead, two other forces could slowly
Republican Andy Barr defeats Amy McGrath to hold crucial Kentucky 6th District

Republican Andy Barr defeats Amy McGrath to hold crucial Kentucky 6th District

Republican Rep. Andy Barr held off a surprisingly strong challenge to defeat Democratic candidate Amy McGrath in Kentucky’s 6th District, avoiding what would have been…
A guide to how Democrats can take back the House in the midterms

A guide to how Democrats can take back the House in the midterms

Two years after President Donald Trump’s stunning upset win (despite receiving nearly three million fewer votes than his opponent), Democrats have a long-awaited chance to regain control of one (or
How Obamacare Became a Winning Issue

How Obamacare Became a Winning Issue

In 2009, when Barack Obama traveled to Bristol, Virginia, for a town hall to promote the Affordable Care Act, his motorcade passed a small but turbulent protest. I was raised just outside this small
Republicans claim Democrats who back Medicare for All want to take away your health care

Republicans claim Democrats who back Medicare for All want to take away your health care

Faced with tough November races, several Republicans who supported GOP-led proposals to roll back Americans’ health coverage are now attacking their Democratic opponents for supposedly threatening
Trump’s Trade War Tremors Hit the Farm Belt

Trump’s Trade War Tremors Hit the Farm Belt

House races in deep red agricultural districts are starting to lean Democratic.
U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

The U.S. and China signaled they were open to resuming negotiations over trade after days of exchanging retaliatory threats, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Beijing must commit to deeper
Democrats Hold Overall Turnout Edge in Competitive House Races

Democrats Hold Overall Turnout Edge in Competitive House Races

Democrats turned out more voters overall than Republicans in 14 of the most competitive congressional districts that have had primaries so far, signaling the eagerness of the party’s base to confront
Tech Firms May Beat Trump in Debate Over Chinese Joint Ventures

Tech Firms May Beat Trump in Debate Over Chinese Joint Ventures

Lobbyists for IBM and other large U.S. technology companies may succeed in gutting a key part of proposed legislation that aims to subject partnerships with Chinese firms to approval by a secretive