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Election Results: Republicans Hold Onto House Seat in Texas

Can Germany Survive Its World Cup Defeat?

Protests Across US Call for End to Migrant Family Separations

Trump's Travel Ban Is Upheld by Supreme Court

Trump Pressures Saudi Arabia to Increase Oil Production

Parents and Children Remain Separated by Miles and Bureaucracy

The myth of Obama's 'disappearance'

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: A Community Grieves

Here Are the Biggest Stories in American Politics This Week

Trump Helps Boost Two Preferred Candidates While Progressive Democrats Gain

Prankster Calls the President, and the White House Puts Him Right Through

NSA Purges Hundreds of Millions of Call and Text Records

Kudlow Falsely Claims Deficit Is 'Coming Down Rapidly'

In US and Europe, Migration Conflict Points to Deeper Political Problems

Hundreds Arrested During Women's Immigration Protest in Washington

'Shaken' Rosenstein Felt Used by White House in Comey Firing

GM Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force US Job Cuts

Week In Politics: Justice Anthony Kennedy Retires And A New York Primary Upset

Condemning Deadly Newsroom Shooting, Trump Tempers Hostility Toward Media

How 'Abolish ICE' Went From Social Media to Progressive Candidates' Rallying Cry

Is This the Year Women Break the Rules and Win?

House GOP Breaks Into Open Warfare With Rosenstein, Demanding Russia Files

With #RoevWade in the Balance, Two Republicans Hold High Court in Their Hands

All the Obstacles to Marijuana Legalization in New York

In Wisconsin Visit, Trump Cheers One Company and Criticizes Another

In Meeting With Putin, Experts Fear Trump Will Give More Than He Gets

Melania Trump Returns to the Border, This Time Without Subtext

Agents Seek to Dissolve ICE in Immigration Policy Backlash

New York City political leaders grapple with life after the machine

House Rejects Immigration Overhaul Despite Trump's Late Plea

Australia Approves Sweeping Security Laws Targeting Foreign Interference

Bill Shine Likely as Next White House Communications Director

Departure of Kennedy, 'Firewall for Abortion Rights,' Could End Roe v. Wade

Trump, at Rally, Vows to Carry On Anthony Kennedy's Legacy With Court Pick

Supreme Court Delivers a Sharp Blow to Labor Unions

Political upset in New York

Political upset in New York

Michael Grimm Falls Back to Earth. In a Ballroom on Staten Island.

The Latest: Polls close for New York, Colorado elections

No, Democrats Don't Want 'Open Borders'

SHOCKER: Crowley Concedes to Unknown Candidate

Longtime, Well-Liked Congressman Loses to Candidate Voters Could Not Recall

NEW YORK- Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the primary election results:

“It has been the honor of a lifetime to represent Queens and the Bronx. I am proud of the race we ran and, more importantly, proud of all of the work we’ve done to advance this community.
“I want to congratulate Ms. Ocasio-Cortez on her victory tonight. I look forward to supporting her and all Democrats this November.
"The Trump administration is a threat to everything we stand for here in Queens and the Bronx, and if we don't win back the House this November, we will lose the nation we love. This is why we must come together. We will only be able to stop Donald Trump and the Republican Congress by working together, as a united Democratic Party."

New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is aiming for 2018's biggest political upset

Border Officials Suspend Handing Over Migrant Families to Prosecutors

Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel Ban, Delivering Endorsement of Presidential Power

Justices Back Pregnancy Centers That Oppose Abortion, in Free Speech Case

Progressive Candidates Vow 'to Bust Up Big-Money Politics in New York'

In New York, Women are Taking on the New York Machine. But EMILY's List is Staying on the Sidelines.

Must I Honor My Dad's Gifts to Political Groups?

Voters Go to the Polls in 7 States on Tuesday. Here's What to Watch For.

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