Senate Democrats Warn of G.O.P. Effort to Restrict Abortion Nationwide

The alarms came after Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, called such a ban “possible” if a leaked Supreme Court opinion became final and his party gained control in Washington.

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Income Taxes for All? Rick Scott Has a Plan, and That’s a Problem.

The “Plan to Rescue America” is dividing the party and cheering Democrats, and its author, Senate Republicans’ top campaign official, won’t stop talking about it.

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Republicans Attack Democrats as Liberal Extremists to Regain Power

As Democrats prepare to run on an ambitious economic agenda, Republicans are working to caricature them as liberal extremists out of touch with voters’ values.

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Trump, Hungry for Power, Tries to Wrestle Away G.O.P. Fund-Raising

Angry at his critics in the party and seeking to keep his options for raising money open, the former president is trying to take charge of the online fund-raising juggernaut he helped create.

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Democrats Hold Edge as Battle for Senate Majority Becomes ‘Knife Fight’

As the campaign enters a critical period, the pandemic, their primary strategy and their presumptive nominee have given Democrats a shot at winning the chamber.

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Republicans Want to Disavow Trump’s Coronavirus Response. It’s Too Late.

G.O.P. lawmakers have enabled all of the president’s misadventures up to now. They can’t disavow his response to the coronavirus.

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