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Amanda Terkel

Amanda Terkel is politics managing editor for NBC News Digital.

Amanda Terkel is politics managing editor for NBC News Digital.

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See how long past government shutdowns lasted — and which parties were in power

Here is a look at what the longest shutdown was — and which parties controlled the White House and Congress.
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Biden and Trump are both old. So why are voters keying in on only one of them?

NBC News interviewed dozens of voters about whether they are concerned about Biden's advanced age — and whether it's as much of an issue for Trump.

Trump goes to jail and steals the spotlight from the rest of the 2024 GOP field

The GOP presidential candidates not named Trump didn’t even get a full day to bask in the glory of their first debate before the former president stole the spotlight.

NBC News and the Des Moines Register partner for Iowa polling

NBC News will partner with the Des Moines Register and Mediacom for "The Iowa Poll" in the lead-up to the 2024 presidential caucuses in the state.

Abortion setback in Ohio alarms GOP, as Democrats see a 'roadmap for 2024'

Losses on abortion ballot measures in Ohio and other states since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, has some Republicans worried.

Abortion rights have won in every election since Roe v. Wade was overturned

Abortion has been on the ballot in seven states since June 2022. In each instance, anti-abortion groups have lost.

'Of course he lost': Ron DeSantis rejects Trump's 2020 election claims

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Sunday rejected Donald Trump's claim that he was the true winner of the 2020 presidential election in his most forceful comments to date on the matter.

Black Republicans rebuke Ron DeSantis over Florida history standards about slavery

A majority of the Black Republicans in Congress have criticized Gov. Ron DeSantis over Florida's new Black history standards on slavery.
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GOP congressman calls on Florida to 'correct' Black history standards on slavery

Rep. Byron Donalds of Florida on Wednesday called on the state Department of Education to "correct" its new standards for teaching Black history.

Ron DeSantis says he'll debate with or without Trump: 'I'll be there'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told Fox News he plans to participate in the first GOP presidential debate in August, whether or not Trump attends.

Democrats are already running on abortion rights in battleground states

In swing states with vulnerable Democratic senators up for re-election in 2024, the party is already hammering likely opponents over abortion rights.