Trucker Protest Moved by More Than Opposition to Covid Mandates

The demonstrators camped outside Washington are rallying against Covid restrictions, but are fueled by a far broader set of right-wing grievances.

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Battle of the Seas: Cruise Lines vs. the C.D.C.

Cruise companies and their allies are fighting against rules that have kept U.S. ships from sailing. But experts say controlling the coronavirus onboard is a complex puzzle.

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As Grassley Tests Positive, Coronavirus Threatens to Stall Work in Congress

Two of the oldest members of Congress, Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa and Representative Don Young of Alaska, now have the virus, underscoring the risks on Capitol Hill.

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As Grassley Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Virus Threatens to Stall Work in Congress

Two of the oldest members of Congress, Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa and Representative Don Young of Alaska, now have the virus, underscoring the risks on Capitol Hill.

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Alaska Is More Competitive, but Republicans Still Lead

A fondness for minor-party candidates injects some uncertainty, making the state an unlikely late-stage battleground.

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Why Does Trump Want an Inaccurate Census?

Congress must extend the deadline for the count.

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Targeting Conservative Terrain, Democrats Look to Independent Challengers in Alaska

The bids of two congressional candidates are shaping up as crucial tests of whether a centrist label can overcome resistance to Democrats in a conservative-leaning state.

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Native American Tribes Sue Over Coronavirus Stimulus Aid

A dispute among native populations over $8 billion in federal coronavirus relief has delayed aid to tribes that are among the hardest-hit by Covid-19.

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