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New Migrant Caravans Trek North, Ignoring Political Repercussions

How Vilification of George Soros Moved From the Fringes to the Mainstream

Final Debate in Georgia Governor's Race Canceled as Republican Breaks Schedule

The lag in Latino political representation

Political Mailer Prompts Charges of Anti-Semitism

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Ballot Measure Boom

Inside What Even an Ally Calls Trump's 'Reality Distortion Field'

Another 'Civil War?' Pessimism About Political Violence Deepens In A Divided Nation

When a Collision Between Politics and Sex Shocked Americans

'Blue wave' threatens GOP's last bastion in New York politics

'Blue Wave' Threatens GOP's Last Bastion in NY Politics

New York leaders gather to honor Pittsburgh shooting victims

First Up if Democrats Win: Campaign and Ethics Changes, Infrastructure and Drug Prices

Angela Merkel's Exit Is Yet Another Blow to European Stability

Kanye West Says He's Quitting Politics. We'll See.

The Trump Effect, Kobach's Hand, Tester and DeWine Ads: 6 Days to Go

Amid Scrutiny, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Shaped Trump's Pittsburgh Response

Plot to Smear Mueller Unravels as FBI Is Asked to Investigate

Horacio Cardo, Illustrator With a Political Edge, Is Dead at 74

Kanye West appears to be done with politics

Reeling From Tragedy, Many in Pittsburgh Say Trump Should Not Visit

Standing 'Against White Supremacy,' GOP Campaign Chief Rebukes Steve King

Potential Midterm Upsets We're Watching

The Muslims Are Coming

NJ Politics Digest: Committee Probing Accused Rapist's Hiring to Have Subpoena Power

Political Experts: Early Signs Pointing To 'Considerably Higher' Midterm Election Turnout

The Political Center Keeps Losing

Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship With Executive Order

Tight Race in South Carolina, Heckling in Florida, New Poll in Texas: 7 Days to Go

'The Fear Is Coming Back' as Political Crisis Brings Sri Lanka to Brink

What if We're All Coming Back?

Germany Without Angela Merkel? Unthinkable? Think Again, She Says

Trump Sending 5200 Troops to the Border in an Election-Season Response to Migrants

Why Trump Is Absent From His Own TV Ad

Trump to Visit Pittsburgh After Shooting at Synagogue

How Trump-Fed Conspiracies About Migrant Caravan Intersect With Deadly Hatred

Political Newcomer Aims to Bring 'Blue Wave' to NYC's Only Republican Congressional District

Beijing Has Learned How to Play US Politics

Trump's Travel Choices, Kamala Harris in Florida, Biden to Ohio: 8 Days to Go

Gillum's Dilemma: Florida Is Actually Five States

Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner touches down in New York

Back at Georgetown Prep, Kavanaugh Is Hailed as a Hero

What Our Extremist Politics Owe to Batman and Captain America

Trump's Attacks on the News Media Are Working

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, October 29

Jair Bolsonaro, Far-Right Populist, Elected President of Brazil

Selling Donald Trump: A First-Time Campaign Manager Tries to Defy the Doubters

Explaining why he didn't cancel rally, Trump falsely says NYSE opened day after 9/11

Religion and Right-Wing Politics: How Evangelicals Reshaped Elections

Gun Violence and Pipe Bombs Jolt Voters as Election Season Ends. 'Again?' One Asks.

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POLITICS– Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, joined colleagues from both the House and Senate to unveil new legislation that would restore Net Neutrality protections for consumers and small business.


“A free and open internet is essential to modern democracy. The Trump Administration has put Net Neutrality at risk and House Democrats are committed to protecting it,” Engel said. 
“We have unveiled comprehensive legislation, the Save the Internet Act, that will protect consumers and small businesses from having their internet speeds blocked, throttled, or tiered based on usage. This bicameral legislation must be a top priority in both the House and the Senate, and I am hopeful that it will move quickly through Congress.”
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