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Women and independents drive advantage for Democrats ahead of midterm elections, Post-ABC poll finds

January 22, 2018 4:14 pm

By Scott Clement for The Washington Post Strong support from women and independents is fueling Democrats’ large early advantage ahead of this year’s congressional elections, a sign that two groups that have recoiled from Donald Trump’s presidency will play a…


Shutdown looms as Republicans seek short-term spending deal for government

January 16, 2018 7:34 pm

By Mike DeBonis, Ed O’Keefe and Sean Sullivan for the Washington Post Chances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to reach a long-term spending accord by the Friday deadline. GOP leaders are…


Trump’s controversial election integrity commission is gone. Here’s what comes next.

January 4, 2018 9:58 pm

By Charles Stewart III for The Washington Post On Wednesday, President Trump announced that he had terminated his Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. This has raised a variety of important questions about the commission’s work and what comes next.…


Anita Hill and her 1991 congressional defenders to Joe Biden: You were part of the problem

November 24, 2017 3:07 am

By Annys Shin and Libby Casey for Washington Post On Nov. 16, Anita Hill sat down at The Washington Post offices with five current and former Democratic lawmakers: Nita M. Lowey (N.Y.), Barbara A. Mikulski (Md.), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D.C.),…