The Mayoral Race Heats Up for Top Contenders

The Working Families Party endorsed three candidates, and Andrew Yang encountered some animosity.

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Who Will ‘Vax Daddy’ Endorse? 5 Takeaways From N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race.

Candidates vied for the backing of the influential teachers’ union and other players, and one contender made a journey to Minneapolis.

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A.O.C. Endorses Brad Lander in N.Y.C. Comptroller’s Race

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement may help Mr. Lander solidify his support among the city’s progressive voters.

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D.C. Statehood Backers Want to Be Included in Voting Rights Bill

In a change in tactics, advocates are pushing for statehood to be included in a broader bill taking shape.

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D.C. Statehood Backers Want to Be Part of Broad Voting Rights Measure in the Senate

In a change in tactics, advocates are pushing for statehood to be included in a broader bill taking shape.

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The Spiritual Teacher Biden’s Campaign Called for Help

Glennon Doyle says her role has been to “go get the white women.”

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Trump Endorses a Loyalist, Jody Hice, for Georgia Secretary of State

By supporting a challenger to Georgia’s current secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, the former president signaled that he wants Republicans who opposed his election falsehoods to pay politically.

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Courting Unions and the Latino Vote: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Eric Adams won three big labor union endorsements, confirming his status as a top contender, and Loree Sutton dropped out of the race.

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The A Train and the Macarena: 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

Candidates sparred over their subway smarts and did some virtual dancing, while the former sanitation commissioner got support from influential women.

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Biden Endorses Female Generals Whose Promotions Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump’s Reaction

The unusual strategy to slow the promotions until after the election — intended to protect the officers’ accomplished careers — was devised by top Pentagon leaders.

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New York Mayoral Candidates Weigh How Hard to Hit Cuomo

The feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hurt New York City, but Mr. Cuomo’s recent troubles may alter the dynamic for the next mayor.

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Cuomo in Crisis, Republicans Emerging: Updates From New York’s Mayoral Race

Several major candidates called for an investigation into Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, as two Republicans vied for key endorsements.

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Mitch McConnell Would Like Trump to Fade Away

Good luck with that.

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Bagel Orders and Vaccine Appointments: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

A former City Council speaker decides not to run, and a current city comptroller becomes the first leading candidate to get the coronavirus vaccine.

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Maya Wiley Is Backed by N.Y.C.’s Largest Union, Lifting Her Bid for Mayor

The endorsement by Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union is a major win for Ms. Wiley. The union was a key early supporter of Bill de Blasio in another crowded mayor’s race in 2013.

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Will A.O.C. Endorse? How She Could Shake Up the Mayor’s Race

Whether Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will use her platform to help influence the race to be New York City’s next mayor is a source of great speculation — and angst — in her hometown.

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Eric Garner’s Mother Endorses Raymond McGuire for Mayor

Gwen Carr said she was endorsing Ray McGuire because his financial background could help him lead New York’s recovery and make the city a “safer place.”

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‘The Pressure Is On’: Will Schumer Satisfy the Left?

As he prepares for an impeachment trial this week, Senator Chuck Schumer is at the height of his political power in Washington. At home in New York, he is taking steps to head off a primary challenge from the left.

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Under Pressure to Rebuke Their Own, G.O.P. Leaders Face a Critical Test

The fates of Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Liz Cheney have become a proxy battle for the soul of the party, prompting a clash among top Republicans.

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Tim Ryan, a Top Democrat in Ohio, Is Said to Plan Senate Bid

Mr. Ryan, who mounted a long-shot campaign for president in 2019, plans to compete for the state’s open Senate seat. His campaign will test Democrats’ strength in a state tilting to the right.

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Did Candidates Flee to Vacation Homes? 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

Questions surrounding candidates’ second homes, ranked-choice voting and ties to casino interests arose in New York’s mayoral contest.

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Hawley Answers Trump’s Call for Election Challenge

The Republican senator said he would object to certifying the Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, a move that is unlikely to alter President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory.

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Brian Kemp Cast His Lot With Trump, and Has Now Paid the Price

Mr. Kemp rose to Georgia’s governorship with the help of President Trump, but his refusal to try to overturn the state’s election results has drawn Mr. Trump’s ire — and may affect his political future.

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A Fight Over Agriculture Secretary Could Decide the Direction of Hunger Policy

The delicate proxy clash has pitted Democrats eager to emphasize issues like hunger and nutrition against traditionalists who believe the department should represent rural America.

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Preaching or Avoiding Politics, Conservative Churches Walk a Delicate Line

Pastors can’t endorse or oppose candidates from the pulpit, and many of them don’t want to. But that doesn’t mean they’re ignoring politics.

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Nancy Goroff, Antonio Delgado and Tom Malinowski for Congress

Vote for public servants who will represent all Americans.

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In a First, New England Journal of Medicine Joins Never-Trumpers

Editors at the world’s leading medical journal said the Trump administration “took a crisis and turned it into a tragedy.”

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Joe Biden for President: The New York Times Editorial Board Endorsement

The former vice president is the leader our nation needs now.

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Editor’s Note: Why The Times Editorial Board Endorsed Joe Biden for President

He will be a leader for all Americans.

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Cindy McCain Endorses Biden, Citing Trump’s Disparagement of Troops

The widow of Senator John McCain praised Joe Biden’s “character and integrity” and noted that both he and her family had children who had served in the military.

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White House Attacks Former Pence Aide Who Endorsed Biden

Olivia Troye, the latest Republican to leave the administration and speak out against President Trump, called the statements seeking to undermine her credibility “a bald faced lie.”

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Computing Pioneers Endorse Biden, Citing Immigration

They said the administration’s policies were driving away technology talent and could do long-term damage to their industry.

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Over 100 Ex-Staff Members for John McCain Endorse Joe Biden

The group endorsement of Mr. Biden is the latest effort from anti-Trump Republicans to lure conservatives and moderates away from the president, who often clashed with the former Arizona senator.

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Top Republican National Security Officials Say They Will Vote for Biden

In a letter released hours before Joe Biden is set to deliver his nomination acceptance speech, over 70 senior officials called President Trump “unfit to lead” and outlined their support for his opponent.

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Who Holds the Key to a New America?

A historic low-income-voter turnout in 2020 would mean a victory for Democrats.

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Bill Hagerty Wins Tough Tennessee Primary With Trump’s Endorsement

The fractious race to replace the outgoing Lamar Alexander signified an end to the moderate tenor that has long defined Tennessee Republicanism.

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W.N.B.A. Players Escalate Protest of Anti-B.L.M. Team Owner

Led by the members of the Atlanta Dream, players have begun wearing T-shirts supporting a political opponent of Senator Kelly Loeffler, who co-owns the Dream and has spoken against the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Kansas Senate Primary Has Arrived, and the Anxiety Over Kobach Is High

Republicans worry that if Kris Kobach, a polarizing figure in the state, wins the nomination, it would pave the way for Democrats to capture the seat and perhaps gain control of the Senate.

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Republicans and White House at Odds Over Kansas Senate Race

Some in the G.O.P. want President Trump to endorse the opponent of Kris Kobach, who they worry could cost them a traditionally safe Senate seat. So far, the White House has declined to do so.

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Why Sessions’ Campaigning in Alabama Couldn’t Overcome Trump

He beat back tears. He said he let his family down. He declared of politics, “This chapter of my life is closed.” But he would not criticize his former boss, and even said President Trump could win in November.

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Ronny Jackson, Ex-White House Doctor, Wins Texas House Runoff

Dr. Jackson, a Republican who was backed by President Trump and based his campaign around their close relationship, effectively stamped his ticket to Congress in a deep-red district.

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Republican Senators in Arizona and Georgia Have a Problem: The Base

This November, the uneasy relationship between the most right-wing voters in the Republican Party and the statewide lawmakers who rely on their votes will burst into the open.

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Ady Barkan Endorses Joe Biden for President

The endorsement by Mr. Barkan, an activist who supports “Medicare for all,” signaled that some progressives were increasingly willing to back Mr. Biden.

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A Trump-Backed Senate Candidate’s Hedge Fund Disaster

Tommy Tuberville, the football coach and leading Republican vying to take on Senator Doug Jones in Alabama, had a tumultuous foray into finance.

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Madison Cawthorn, 24, Upsets Trump-Endorsed Favorite in North Carolina

Mr. Cawthorn’s victory in the G.O.P. primary for a House seat formerly held by Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff, was an upset for his handpicked successor, who had the president’s backing.

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How the Shooting of Breonna Taylor Changed the Kentucky Senate Race

With a war chest of $40 million, Amy McGrath was considered a safe bet in the Democratic primary. But the recent movement for racial justice has elevated the candidacy of her African-American rival, Charles Booker.

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Vote for Trump? These Republican Leaders Aren’t on the Bandwagon.

Former President George W. Bush and Senator Mitt Romney won’t support Mr. Trump’s re-election, and other G.O.P. officials are mulling a vote for Joe Biden.

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Eliot Engel’s Hot Mic Moment: ‘If I Didn’t Have a Primary, I Wouldn’t Care’

Mr. Engel, a Democratic congressman from New York, is facing a primary challenge and has been criticized for staying in Washington during the pandemic. He made the remark at an event after returning to the Bronx.

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Hillary Clinton to Endorse Joe Biden

The expected announcement by the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee follows ones from Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as the party tries to show its unity.

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Nancy Pelosi Endorses Joe Biden for President

The House speaker described the former vice president as “a leader with the humility to seek expertise and science, and the confidence to act upon it.”

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