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Congress Heads Back To D.C. For A Hectic Lame-Duck Session


Jennifer Shutt, Georgia Recorder Congress returns to Capitol Hill and a lengthy to-do list next week, following a six-week midterm elections break that saw Democrats outperform expectations and Republicans barely inch toward the U.S. House majority. On the agenda are same-sex marriage legislation, a huge defense bill, changes in how …

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Democrats Went All-In On Abortion. For Many, It Worked.


Shefali Luthra, Grace Panetta Originally published by The 19th Abortion rights advocates had a strong showing in Tuesday’s midterm elections, holding several key governorships and beating back Republican gains in state legislatures. And though several abortion-related ballot measures have not yet been called, most states with abortion on the ballot …

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Warnock, Walker push to avoid runoff in Senate showdown

Sen. Raphael Warnock

Stephen Fowler, GPB News Next week’s election offers a now-familiar story for Georgia voters in this new battleground state: an expensive Senate contest with expected close margins and outsized national importance that could decide which party controls the upper chamber. But unlike the 2020 races that were resolved in January …

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Obama Rallies Democrats For Fetterman In Pittsburgh

President Barack Obama

Kim Lyons, Pennsylvania Capital-Star President Barack Obama was in vintage form during a rally here on Saturday, as he urged a crowd of hundreds to cast their votes for Lt. Governor John Fetterman, the Democrat running for U.S. Senate. “This election requires every single one of us to do our …

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