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He claimed without evidence that the nation’s election system was “under coordinated assault and siege” and that it was “statistically impossible” for him to have lost to President-elect Joe Biden.

(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

An attack ad in the Georgia Senate run-off relies on out-of-context video clips to make its case.

States are likely to put health-care workers first, as debates over the place of older Americans and front-line workers intensify.

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For maybe the first time in Trump's presidency, reality hasn't been conforming to his nonsense.


What we know about David Perdue’s stock trades

The Georgia GOP senator is not in legal jeopardy any longer, but the politics aren't helpful to him.

William Barr gets the cold shoulder from the White House

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany's noncommittal response was different from the way she has handled similar questions in the past.

Kayleigh McEnany and the Trump team are running out of voter fraud tricks

Appearing on Sean Hannity's Fox News show, McEnany offered two claims. Both were debunked nearly four weeks ago.

Transition co-chair and former surgeon general are said to be among top candidates for health team

President-elect Joe Biden is seeking to keep a focus on the economy a day after he pledged "a recovery for everybody."

State and local officials have watched with dread in recent weeks as election workers have been targeted by fast-spreading conspiracy theories.

The question could have consequences for thousands of convictions in Louisiana, Oregon and Puerto Rico.

How President Trump might use the $170 million he’s raised to challenge election results. Infighting muddies the future of the Democratic Party. And, how the pandemic has complicated shared custody agreements.

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Five of the six states he has targeted with lawsuits already have gubernatorial sign-off, a key step in the process.

Kelly, 56, a former astronaut and the husband of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), defeated Sen. Martha McSally (R) in a special election last month.

Trump’s early-year budget plan had called for the raise along with proposals to reduce the value of retirement benefits.

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The White House makes no sincere effort to engage on the complicated politics of the pandemic.

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At least if the courts agree.

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It's not a conspiracy. It's an attempt to redirect toward accuracy.

The era of low interest rates prompts rethinking of debt and deficit policies.

Also, will Congress get coronavirus relief together? It still has to pass a defense bill.

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