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Milwaukee’s Mayor sticks with Biden

Cavalier Johnson on crime, JD Vance’s Midwest appeal, and the effort to get Biden off the ticket
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Democrats are looking past Joe Biden

As Biden’s nomination looks more tenuous than ever, Democrats are contemplating what comes next.
U.S. President Joe Biden deboards Air Force One, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, U.S., July 17, 2024. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Republicans leave RNC energized to run against…someone

A successful convention wraps up with attendees discussing how to adjust to a potentially new Democratic nominee.
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How to read Trump on Taiwan

The former president wants Taipei to spend more on defense, and may seek concessions regarding chips.

Amber Rose pushes traditional Republican limits at the RNC

Model and rapper Amber Rose received a standing ovation after appearing at the RNC, but also provoked a ripple of division within the Republican party.

JD Vance is Donald Trump’s MAGA Barack Obama

The strange parallels between Vance’s career and a certain former president’s are hard to miss.

JD Vance eases the GOP into his ‘America First’ vision

The Ohio senator introduced himself by leaning heavily on his biography and sidestepping some traditional GOP issues.

Dispatches from the happiest place on Earth

With the MAGA takeover of the GOP complete, the Republican National Convention is a study in party unity.

JD Vance channels blue collar roots in RNC speech as GOP VP nominee

Swing state issues, jobs, the border, and China were all key themes in the speech, which drew cheers and chants from the crowd.

Reports: Biden urged by top Democrats to consider dropping out

Democrats have been increasingly vocal in their dissatisfaction with President Biden’s candidacy, and polls show Democratic voters feel similarly.

Sen. Bob Menendez found guilty of corruption, Democrats call for his resignation

The New Jersey senator will be sentenced on Oct. 29.
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