Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision Roils Midterm Elections

Democrats hope the fall of Roe v. Wade will jolt abortion rights supporters into action in midterm elections. But is it enough to turn voters’ attention away from inflation?

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Winning When Trump Is Against You: A How-To Guide

A blueprint is emerging for Republicans who defy the 45th president and still hope to win a G.O.P. primary. Here are five rules of political survival for the aspiring Trump critic.

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Republican Panic Grows After Mastriano Wins

G.O.P. strategists reacted to the victory in Pennsylvania with alarm, worried that he may be too extreme for voters in an otherwise promising year for their party.

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What to Watch For in the Pennsylvania and North Carolina Primaries Today

In the pivotal swing state of Pennsylvania, voters will decide hugely consequential primaries for Senate and governor. And in North Carolina, Madison Cawthorn’s political fate will be determined.

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Five Key Midterms Races to Pay Attention To

No elected officials will be more pivotal to protecting democracy — or subverting it — than secretaries of state.

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Hard-Liners Gain in Pennsylvania G.O.P. Races, Worrying Both Parties

Doug Mastriano and Kathy Barnette are amplifying Donald Trump’s stolen-election lie in two key races. Republicans fear they could lose in November. Democrats fear they could win.

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Midterms’ Biggest Abortion Battleground: Pennsylvania

The leading Republicans running for governor in the state want to outlaw abortion. The presumptive Democratic nominee promises to veto any ban.

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Josh Shapiro, Running for Pennsylvania Governor, Focuses on Voting Rights

Mr. Shapiro, the state’s attorney general and a Democratic candidate for governor, has been on the forefront of legal efforts to defend the 2020 election.

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Online Scammers Have a New Offer For You: Vaccine Cards

Hundreds of sellers are offering false and stolen vaccine cards, as businesses and states weigh proof of vaccinations for getting people back to work and play.

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District Attorney Charged in Sexual Assaults on Former Clients

Chad Salsman, the elected prosecutor of Bradford County, Pa., was accused of preying on female clients who were in vulnerable legal or personal situations while he was their defense lawyer.

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Trump’s Election Fraud Claims Make No Headway on Legal Cases

The president appeared to have little path through the courts to shift the outcome of the election, leaving him reliant on long shots like recounts or pressure on state legislatures.

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With No Evidence of Fraud, Trump Fails to Make Headway on Legal Cases

The president appeared to have little path through the courts to shift the outcome of the election, leaving him reliant on long shots like recounts or pressure on state legislatures.

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As Voting Ends, Battle Intensifies Over Which Ballots Will Count

President Trump and his allies say they intend an aggressive challenge to how the votes are counted in key states, and Democrats are mobilizing to meet it.

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Decision to Halt Postal Changes Does Little to Quell Election Concerns

Democrats are calling on Louis DeJoy to step down amid concerns that changes already made could disenfranchise voters in November.

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Judge Reinstates Charges Against Engineer in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8

The ruling revived the state’s case against Brandon Bostian, a former Amtrak engineer, who has been charged with more than 200 crimes, including eight counts of involuntary manslaughter.

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