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From the Politics Desk

Stay up to date on the latest developments from the campaign trail, the White House and Capitol Hill with exclusive reporting and analysis in our daily politics newsletter.


The remarkably stable 2024 race: From the Politics Desk

Plus, New York prosecutors for the first time lay out their case against Trump in a courtroom.
President Joe Biden; Former President Donald Trump.
President Joe Biden; Former President Donald Trump.

The legal downside to Trump’s very political trial strategy: From the Politics Desk

Plus, a pivotal moment for Biden, Ukraine and Congress, as a third House Republican signs onto the effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson.
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

How one Democrat is trying to maintain Trump country appeal: From the Politics Desk

Plus, the Senate quickly rejects Mayorkas' impeachment and Arizona Republicans block another effort to repeal the state's near-total abortion ban.
Tammy Baldwin waves as she walks off stage after speaking
Tammy Baldwin waves as she walks off stage after speaking

Mike Johnson’s make-or-break moment: From the Politics Desk

Plus, the first jurors are selected in Trump's hush money trial.
Mike Johnson speaks during a press conference
Mike Johnson speaks during a press conference

New York v. Donald Trump, Day 1: From the Politics Desk

Plus, Arizona Republicans weigh their next steps on abortion as they deal with the fallout from the state Supreme Court's ruling.
Donald Trump at Manhattan criminal court
Donald Trump at Manhattan criminal court

Abortion is a winning issue for Democrats. But will it be decisive?: From the Politics Desk

Plus, 5 things to know ahead of Trump’s first criminal trial, which starts next week.
Protesters gather at the Capitol in downtown Phoenix.
Protesters gather at the Capitol in downtown Phoenix.

The looming battle over the Democratic platform: From the Politics Desk

Plus, what's in store for House Speaker Mike Johnson as he heads to Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort to discuss "election integrity."
Image: Joe Biden
Image: Joe Biden

Biden bets on a beefed-up campaign operation: From the Politics Desk

Plus, abortion rights are back in the political spotlight in Arizona.
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