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17 of 20 U.S. doctors stuck in Gaza depart with the help of American officials, source says

They departed safely amid concerns of a possible Israeli offensive. Dr. Adam Hamawy, credited with saving the life of Sen. Tammy Duckworth years ago, is not among them.
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Image: israeli hamas conflict rubble street

RFK Jr. revs up ballot access campaign in response to sped-up debate criteria

Kennedy wants to get on state ballots more quickly to fulfill CNN’s June debate standards, amid criticism of the criteria agreed upon by Biden, Trump and the network.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in New York City
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in New York City

Can Trump put Minnesota in play?: From the Politics Desk

Plus, Biden ramps up his outreach to Black voters as polls show a drop in support.
Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally
Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally

Abortion rights amendments qualify for the ballot in Colorado and South Dakota

Five states will now put the future of abortion rights directly before voters in the 2024 election.
abortion rights rally colorado
abortion rights rally colorado

Sen. Dick Durbin says Justice Alito should recuse in Trump cases because of upside-down flag

Durbin’s statement came after a report said an upside-down American flag flew outside Alito’s home days after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and before Biden’s inauguration.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.

Former Trump attorney John Eastman pleads not guilty in Arizona election interference case

Trump's former lawyer was indicted last month on charges relating to a conspiracy to overthrow the 2020 presidential election alongside over a dozen other Trump allies.
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Black men grapple with election choices: 'We haven't heard anything from a Democrat or Republican'

In Detroit, a civic group led by Black men grapples with the disconnect between their community and the party politics of the presidential campaign.
Zeek Williams
Zeek Williams
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Biden campaign set to double down on Black voter outreach with visits to Georgia and Detroit

In a memo, the Biden-Harris campaign says it “will not parachute into these communities at the last minute, expecting their vote.”
President Joe Biden mingles with diners at Hannibal's Kitchen in Charleston, S.C.
President Joe Biden mingles with diners at Hannibal's Kitchen in Charleston, S.C.
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Julián Castro's new mission: Helping Latinos help themselves

As its CEO, Castro wants to extend the reach of the California-based Latino Community Foundation, which has raised $100 million to build Hispanic civic and political power.
 Julian Castro speaks on stage during the 2019 New Yorker Festiva
 Julian Castro speaks on stage during the 2019 New Yorker Festiva

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Border Patrol officials who partied with tequila king also being probed for ties to businessman

CBP's watchdog is now investigating whether Border Patrol Chief Jason Owens, sector head Gloria Chavez and others fully disclosed their contacts with businessman Eduardo Garza. 
Chief of Border Patrol, Chief Jason Owens, center, and Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol sector chief Gloria Chavez, center left, at Tequila Casa de los González.
Chief of Border Patrol, Chief Jason Owens, center, and Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol sector chief Gloria Chavez, center left, at Tequila Casa de los González.

Republicans vow a robust 'ballot harvesting' operation after years of protest and fraud claims

Following Democrats’ success in recent elections collecting and delivering other voters’ ballots, Republicans are changing their tune on the practice for 2024.
Republican National Committee co-chair Lara Trump attends the White House Correspondents dinner on April 27, 2024.
Republican National Committee co-chair Lara Trump attends the White House Correspondents dinner on April 27, 2024.

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