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Japanese PM Fumio Kishida addresses U.S. 'self-doubt' about world role in remarks to Congress

Republicans, especially those in the House, have resisted providing foreign aid to places under threat, including Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida Addresses Joint Meeting Of Congress
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida Addresses Joint Meeting Of Congress

Colorado legislator apologizes after leaving loaded gun in Capitol bathroom

The janitorial staff found the gun left by state Rep. Don Wilson, who is running for Congress.
politics political exterior building colorado state capitol
politics political exterior building colorado state capitol

Neo-Nazi Jan. 6 rioter pleads guilty, admits to stealing police helmet as a 'war trophy'

Richard Zachary Ackerman pleaded guilty to two charges: obstructing law enforcement officers during civil disorder and theft of government property.
Richard Zachary Ackerman at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Richard Zachary Ackerman at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Wisconsin Supreme Court justice to retire, putting liberals' majority at stake next year

The retirement of Justice Ann Walsh Bradley is set to trigger another expensive and bitter race for the majority on the battleground state's top court.
Ann Walsh Bradley
Ann Walsh Bradley

Republicans say a late convention could keep Biden off some ballots. It hasn't mattered before.

Technical conflicts between ballot deadlines and convention dates have been handled quietly in the past. Some GOP officials are taking a different tack this year.
Columbiana County Lincoln Day Dinner
Columbiana County Lincoln Day Dinner

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
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Progressives are gearing up for a platform fight on Israel at the Democratic convention

President Biden’s team is bracing for a potentially bruising and divisive battle that could stretch out over the next several months.
Pro-Palestinians gather for demonstration in New York
Pro-Palestinians gather for demonstration in New York

Tennessee GOP senators OK criminalizing helping minors get transgender care, mimicking abortion bill

Tennessee is one of two dozen states that have enacted restrictions on transition-related care for minors.
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politics political politician tennessee gender affirming care law
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Federal appeals court hears arguments on nation’s first ban on transgender care for minors

The 2021 Arkansas law would prohibit doctors from providing gender-affirming hormone treatment, puberty blockers or surgery to anyone under 18.
ACLU attorney Chase Strangio, right, and actor Elliot Page.
ACLU attorney Chase Strangio, right, and actor Elliot Page.

Biden administration seeks to close the 'gun show loophole' to buy firearms

The Justice Department will submit a new 466-page regulation to require more background checks of firearm purchases.
President Biden
President Biden

Maine GOP lawmaker says Lewiston shooting was God's wrath in response to law expanding abortion access

The state Legislature is set to vote on censuring two Republican lawmakers for remarks on the House floor tying the Lewiston mass shooting to an abortion access law.
People light candles during a vigil
People light candles during a vigil

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