Politics


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¡Wepa! María Rivera Becomes Rhode Island’s First Latina Mayor

The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.

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GOP Senator Who Voted to Overturn Election Blocks Mayorkas Confirmation

The Missouri senator says he doesn't agree with Alejandro Mayorkas about stopping construction on the border wall.

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EXPLAINER: What’s Next After House Impeachment Vote

Even though the trial won't happen until Trump is already out of office, it could still have the effect of preventing him from running for president again.

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House Republican Liz Cheney Votes to Impeach Trump

The No. 3 Republican in the House wants the president to face the consequences of his actions, even as Trump denies any responsibility for the Jan. 6 attacks on the Capitol.

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Some Businesses Are Done With Trump and GOP After Riots

Companies are growing skittish about lawmakers who backed Trump’s false claims of election fraud and suspends political donations.

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Rep. Ritchie Torres Wasn’t Deterred by the Chaos on Capitol Hill

"I never thought, as a newly sworn-in Congressman, that I would live through a violent assault on the US Capitol," said the first-time elected official, Rep. Ritchie Torres.

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Meet Isabel Guzmán, Biden’s Choice to Be the Next Small Business Administrator

“We have to build our economy back better from this pandemic,” Isabel Guzmán said.