Roger Goodell Defends Commanders Investigation, but Not Snyder

The N.F.L.’s commissioner defended the league’s investigation into harassment claims against the Washington Commanders, but offered no support of the team’s owner, Daniel Snyder, who did not appear.

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Panel Finds Daniel Snyder Interfered With Sexual Harassment Investigation

In a memo, a Congressional panel said it found evidence that the Washington Commanders owner conducted a “shadow investigation” of accusers.

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Could New York City Lose Its Last Remaining Jewish Congressman?

Three decades ago, Jewish lawmakers made up just over half of New York City’s House delegation. Now there is one: Jerrold Nadler, who faces a tough primary battle.

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As Survivors of Gun Violence Demand Action, House Passes Bill Doomed in the Senate

On a day of wrenching testimony from victims of the school shooting in Uvalde, Democrats pushed through a gun control package facing solid G.O.P. opposition and no path in the Senate.

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As Survivors Demand Action, House Passes Gun Bill Doomed in the Senate

On a day of wrenching testimony from victims of the school shooting in Uvalde, Democrats pushed through a gun control package facing solid G.O.P. opposition and no path in the Senate.

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House Panel Examining Jared Kushner Over Saudi Investment in New Firm

The House Oversight Committee is seeking documents related to the $2 billion investment by a Saudi fund in the private equity firm started by Mr. Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and former adviser.

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Maloney vs. Nadler? New York Must Pick a Side (East or West)

New congressional lines have put two stalwart Manhattan Democrats on a collision course in the Aug. 23 primary. Barney Greengrass is staying neutral.

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Judge Approves N.Y. House Map, Cementing Chaos for Democrats

The new district lines, approved late Friday night, will create pickup opportunities for Republicans and force Democratic incumbents to run against each other.

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6 Gun Shops, 11,000 ‘Crime Guns’: A Rare Peek at the Pipeline

In Philadelphia, the most comprehensive study in decades found a handful of dealers selling a huge number of guns used illegally. A House panel is uncovering similar patterns elsewhere.

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House Panel Widens Investigation of Trump’s Handling of Documents

The Oversight Committee asked the National Archives to detail material the former president took with him when he left office, including classified documents and anything he “destroyed” or “mutilated.”

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Material Recovered From Trump by Archives Included Classified Information

In a letter to Congress, the National Archives confirmed that boxes taken from the White House by the former president included classified national security documents.

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Trump Flouted Presidential Records Law. Will He Face Consequences?

The former president’s telephone habits and penchant for destroying papers have investigators examining the Presidential Records Act and other statutes.

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Will East Harlem Ever Get its Long-Delayed Subway?

Residents have been waiting almost a century for new stations. Some aren’t sure they’ll be built.

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Now in Your Inbox: Political Misinformation

One of the most powerful communication tools available to politicians teems with unfounded claims and largely escapes notice.

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Congress Is Investigating McKinsey Over Its Role in the Opioid Crisis

A House committee has requested documents related to the firm’s advice to drug makers and potential conflicts of interest with the F.D.A.

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Redistricting Is the Name of the Game

Gimme an R! Gimme an E! Gimme a Districting!

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F.B.I. Is Pursuing ‘Hundreds’ in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Wray Tells Congress

In two separate hearings, the F.B.I. director and Pentagon officials answered questions about the failure to adequately prepare for and respond to the Jan. 6 attack.

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New Target for New York’s Ascendant Left: Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Justice Democrats, a left-wing group that fueled the rise of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is backing Rana Abdelhamid’s primary bid.

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How Carolyn Maloney Has Become the New Target of NY’s Ascendant Left

Justice Democrats, a left-wing group that fueled the rise of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is backing Rana Abdelhamid’s primary bid.

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Democrats Press for D.C. Statehood as Part of Voting Rights Agenda

Proponents of granting statehood pointed to the riot on Jan. 6, when a botched federal response contributed to disastrous results, as the latest proof that the District of Columbia should be a state.

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House Republicans Announce 47 Democrats They Hope to Unseat

The National Republican Congressional Committee released a list of the House Democrats whose seats it is targeting, including moderates like Abigail Spanberger and Conor Lamb.

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Trapped at Home in the Pandemic With Mold and a Leaky Roof

As the wealthy upgrade their homes, poor New Yorkers have to wait out the health crisis in rundown public housing.

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House Panel to Subpoena DeJoy Over Mail Delays and Trump Communications

The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee said the postmaster general had withheld requested documents, telling her panel his verbal testimony should suffice.

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After 6 Weeks, Victors Are Declared in 2 N.Y. Congressional Primaries

Representative Carolyn Maloney and Councilman Ritchie Torres won in New York City after a Democratic primary that raised concerns about mail-in voting.

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After Census Bureau Announces Early End to Its Count, Fears of a Skewed Tally Rise

With 60 million households still uncounted, the bureau said it would wrap up the survey a month early. Critics called it a bald move to politicize the count in favor of Republicans.

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Disputed Ballots Must Be Counted in N.Y. Congressional Race, U.S. Judge Rules

Further delay in a race that remains undecided six weeks after the primary was held for the seat held by Representation Carolyn B. Maloney.

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Why the Botched N.Y.C. Primary Has Become the November Nightmare

Nearly six weeks later, two congressional races remain undecided, and officials are trading blame over the mishandling of tens of thousands of mail-in ballots.

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Engel Falls Behind as Insurgent Wave Upends House Primaries in N.Y.

Following the 2018 success of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, three progressive Democrats took commanding leads in their primaries.

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Lots of Drama But Little Certainty in Kentucky and New York Primaries

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez easily won her primary, though many other races in New York were still up in the air. Kentucky Democrats were deciding who would face Mitch McConnell in the fall.

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New York Primary, Kentucky Senate Showdown: What to Watch For Today

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the many voters casting absentee ballots.

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Kentucky and New York Hold Primaries Today: What to Watch For

There are competitive House races in New York and Charles Booker faces Amy McGrath in the Senate primary in Kentucky. Results may be delayed because of the many voters casting absentee ballots.

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‘This Is a Change Election’: Will 2 Entrenched House Members Fall?

Two candidates who lost to incumbent members of Congress in 2018 are back. An altered political landscape may give them a lift this time.

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The New York Times’s Endorsements for New York’s Congressional Primary

Here are our endorsements in the congressional primaries. In-person voting begins June 13.

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Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Lawmakers are investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged President Trump to fire Steve A. Linick, the department’s inspector general, to shield himself from Mr. Linick’s inquiries.

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