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Political parties that hold the White House have lost congressional seats in virtually every midterm election in the modern era. And with Republicans shifting electoral boundaries and polling well can Democrats keep a majority?

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He is expected to surrender to authorities on Monday and will appear in court that afternoon

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A Liberian teen has received a full scholarship to attend an HBCU after returning a lost $50,000

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U.S. food banks already dealing with increased demand from families sidelined by the pandemic now face a new challenge — surging food prices and supply chain issues walloping the nation.

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The Congressional Black Caucus is leading the call for sanctions against Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar after tweeting a video depicting him striking New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword.

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The University of Florida barred three of its professors from serving as paid experts in a Florida voting rights case - sparking outrage within academia and in the news media

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Lack of campaign dollars spent in Black newspapers during this last election, some say, indicates that Democrats have taken the Black vote for granted

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It’s a moment African American officials say has been a long time coming, made possible by an earlier generation of trailblazers who broke barriers in the face of immense bias and carried the burden of being the first.

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Rittenhouse brought a semi-automatic rifle to a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha in August 2020 and shot three men: Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber both died and Gaige Grosskreutz was wounded

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Rep. Earl Blumenauer: "This is the decade of decision, and the time is overdue for climate action. We can’t wait.”

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