The Road Ahead for Pro-Impeachment House Republicans

The 10 G.O.P. lawmakers who voted to impeach Donald Trump face angry primary voters and challengers inspired or endorsed by the former president. So far, only one has given up on re-election.

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Trump endorses a Cheney challenger, aiming to unseat a chief detractor.

The former president backed Harriet Hageman in the race to unseat Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, who voted to impeach him and has accused him of undermining democracy.

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Want to Know Who Might Run for Governor? Check the N.Y. State Fair.

Amid cows and crowds, the State Fair became a destination for potential challengers to Gov. Kathy Hochul, including Letitia James, the state attorney general.

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Herschel Walker Is Set to Enter Georgia Senate Race

Mr. Walker, a former football player who became a high-profile ally of former President Donald J. Trump, is set to vie for the seat held by Senator Raphael Warnock, a Democrat.

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House Democrats Return to D.C. Deeply Divided

The House returns to Washington on Monday to try to win passage of a measure needed to protect a $3.5 trillion social policy bill from a filibuster, but fractures in the party are starting to show.

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Conor Lamb Enters 2022 Pennsylvania Senate Race

Democrats sense their best chance to expand their slim hold on the Senate. Republican contenders are outdoing one another courting the “Super-MAGA-Trumpy” right wing.

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The Biden Approach Is Working

There’s a reason progressives keep losing Democratic primaries.

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In String of Wins, ‘Biden Democrats’ See a Reality Check for the Left

Progressives are holding their own with moderates in fights over policy. But off-year elections suggest they need a new strategy for critiquing President Biden without seeming disloyal.

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2 House Races in Ohio Will Test Democratic Divisions and Trump’s Sway

In the Cleveland area, a bitter primary election is pitting the left against the Democratic establishment. Near Columbus, a Trump-endorsed candidate faces a crowded Republican field.

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In Nearly All Other Democracies, This Is Not Normal

The two-year House term has profound consequences for our government — and too many of them are negative.

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Glass Ceiling Persists for Women in Mayor’s Race

Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley placed second and third in the Democratic mayoral primary. Many New Yorkers hoped the glass ceiling would finally be broken.

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In Michigan, Pro-Impeachment Republicans Face Voters’ Wrath

Representative Peter Meijer, a Republican who voted to impeach Donald J. Trump, seeks “decency and humility” in Western Michigan, but has found anger, fear and misinformation.

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Kathryn Garcia Concedes in N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Ms. Garcia moved up to second place after the latest ranked-choice tally, but still fell one percentage point behind Eric Adams.

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Trump’s Cult of Animosity Shows No Sign of Letting Up

As long as the former president dominates the G.O.P., “this animosity coalition will define the party.”

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Eric Adams Wins Democratic Primary for NYC Mayor

Mr. Adams held off Kathryn Garcia after a count of 118,000 absentee ballots saw his substantial lead on primary night narrow to a single percentage point.

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In Chaotic Mayor’s Race, It’s All Down to the Absentee Ballots

The Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, now a tight race among Eric Adams, Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley, will be decided by absentee ballots.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Remains Tight With Adams Leading in Revised Tally

Eric Adams kept his lead in a new tally of ranked-choice preferences, after the Board of Elections scrapped the results of an earlier count.

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Time to Get Some Ranked-Choice Voting Results

Primary Day may have been one week ago, but many races across the city are still not decided because of ranked-choice voting.

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Dry Run for Ranked-Choice Count May Hint at How N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Ends

Absentee ballots won’t be included, but data to be released Tuesday could signal the way vote totals shift as the field is officially winnowed.

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What Does Eric Adams, Working-Class Champion, Mean for the Democrats?

Mr. Adams, who ran a campaign focused on appealing to blue-collar Black and Latino voters, said America does not “want fancy candidates.”

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How Did a Socialist Triumph in Buffalo?

The backlash against defund-the-police didn’t stop India Walton.

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Eric Adams Promises to ‘Show America How to Run a City’

Mr. Adams, who is leading in the mayoral primary, laid out a middle road between progressive and conservative approaches to policing.

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Brad Lander Unites Progressives to Lead Comptroller’s Race

Brad Lander holds a lead over Corey Johnson, the speaker of the City Council, after the first ranked-choice voting ballot.

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In N.Y.C., Black Is Back

Black candidates are leading in this New York City election. Can they avoid the pitfalls?

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How Adams Built a Diverse Coalition That Put Him Ahead in the Mayor’s Race

Eric Adams has a significant lead in the New York City mayor’s race thanks to his support from a traditional Democratic coalition of unions and Black and Latino voters.

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What We Learned from the NYC Mayoral Primary Election

Eric Adams paced the field, while Maya Wiley was in second and Kathryn Garcia in third. Andrew Yang fizzled and dropped out of the race.

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N.Y. City Council Is Set for a Complete Overhaul in Primary Election

As progressive groups hoped to push the Council to the left, early results showed two of their favored candidates had won and others appeared likely to be elected.

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New Yorkers Vote for Mayor in Race Tinged With Acrimony and Uncertainty

Voters on Tuesday will participate in the city’s first mayoral election using ranked-choice voting, a system that may delay the declaration of a winner until mid-July.

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Whether Maya Wiley or Kathryn Garcia, a Woman Mayor Could Save N.Y.C.

Both men leading the Democratic mayoral primary are disasters.

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Rancor Between Adams and Yang Marks End of Bruising Mayoral Campaign

On the eve of Tuesday’s primary, the top candidates for mayor of New York City issued their sharpest criticism of the campaign.

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Scenes From the Final Day of Early Voting

The candidates make their last pitches, with Andrew Yang and Kathryn Garcia appearing together and Eric Adams denouncing gun violence.

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Adams Clashes With Rivals on Last Weekend of Mayoral Campaign

Eric Adams and Andrew Yang tussled on questions of race in a frenetic day of campaigning, two days before the June 22 primary.

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Rising From Pandemic, New York Seeks a New Mayor to Face Looming Crises

Eric Adams is considered the front-runner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, but the race is fluid enough that another candidate may win.

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Yang and Garcia Form Late Alliance in Mayor’s Race, Drawing Adams’s Ire

Andrew Yang and Kathryn Garcia campaigned together on Saturday in a show of unity that their top rival, Eric Adams, viewed as racially driven politics.

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N.Y.C. Mayoral Primary: How and Where to Vote, Early Voting and More

What you should know about casting your ballot if you still want to do it early or are heading to the polls on Tuesday.

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With Billions of Dollars at Stake, a Critical Race Vies for Attention

Candidates to be New York City’s next chief financial officer are straining for attention from the public during a crucial moment.

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Eric Adams Is Awful. I’m Putting Him on My Ballot.

He’ll be bad for progressives but still better than Andrew Yang.

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Maya Wiley Takes Credit for Daniel Pantaleo’s Firing. Is That Justified?

When she was the head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, Ms. Wiley was criticized for not being more aggressive in pursuing discipline against officers.

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5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for New York mayor.

Most candidates avoided attacking Eric Adams, the presumed front-runner, while mental illness and affordable housing dominated the policy discussion.

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Candidates Clash Over New York City’s Future in Final Mayoral Debate

The eight contenders jousted over their policies on public safety, homelessness, education and climate change with less than a week left in the campaign.

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The N.Y.C. Mayoral Race Is a One-Party Affair

The Republican Party isn’t a factor in politics here. That’s a problem.

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What’s at Stake for the Mayoral Candidates in the Final Debate

The two-hour debate on Wednesday will be one of the last opportunities for the candidates to redefine the New York City mayor’s race.

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Battle for Black Voters in N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Centers on Policing

As New York’s Democratic primary nears, Black voters appear torn between Eric Adams and Maya Wiley and their divergent views on balancing public safety and civil rights.

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Is Bill de Blasio Secretly Backing Eric Adams for Mayor?

The mayor is not making a public endorsement in the primary race, but he is believed to favor Mr. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president.

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New York Has a Housing Crisis. How Would the Mayoral Candidates Fix It?

New York City’s affordability problems were laid bare by the pandemic. Mayoral candidates offer solutions, but steep political and logistical obstacles remain.

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Has New York Hit a Progressive Plateau? The Mayor’s Race Is a Key Test.

Concerns about crime are dominating the Democratic primary, and the party’s left wing has just started to coalesce.

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In the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race, Being Second Might Be Good Enough to Win

Political campaigns are considering cross-endorsements and vying for the No. 2 spot on voters’ ballots.

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Ciattarelli Defeats Trump Loyalists in G.O.P. Primary to Take on Murphy

Jack Ciattarelli won New Jersey’s Republican primary and will face Philip D. Murphy, the Democratic incumbent, in November.

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Eric Adams Draws Fire for Skipping Mayoral Debate

Mr. Adams, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, was accused by his rivals of trying to dodge scrutiny of questions about his residency.

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Terry McAuliffe Wins Democratic Nomination for Governor in Virginia

Mr. McAuliffe, who previously served as governor, overcame four rivals, benefiting from the support of the party establishment. His victory set up a general election race against a wealthy Republican, Glenn Youngkin.

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