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The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Cartoon Carousel Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and...

Hunger rates plummet after two rounds of stimulus

.cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}The percentage of Americans struggling with hunger is now at its lowest level since the pandemic began, suggesting the recent flood in aid from...

She built her career boosting GOP women. Now Elise Stefanik is elevating herself.

Rep. Elise Stefanik, 36, was elected in 2014, the youngest woman ever to hold a seat in Congress. | AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}Rep. Elise...

Is Fox’s Peter Doocy Just Asking Questions — Or Trolling the White House?

.cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}It was late March, days before Joe Biden would hold his first formal news conference, and the on-air personalities at Fox News were setting...

Opinion | Facebook Thought It Was Solving a Problem. It Just Got Handed A Bigger One.

.cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}The long-awaited decision on Donald Trump by Facebook’s independent oversight board turned out to be just a passing of the buck. The board, an...

Labour suffer humiliating defeat as Jill Mortimer completes hat-trick of Tory women by-election candidates

The last time a Conservative was elected in Hartlepool, Cliff Richard was Number 1 with "Living Doll".Ben-Hur, starring Charlton Heston, was in cinemas. Winston...

Conservatives win Hartlepool by-election to claim seat from Labour for first time ever

The Conservatives have won the Hartlepool by-election - taking a seat that has been under Labour's control since it was created in the 1970s.Jill...

Early election results paint dim picture for Starmer's Labour Party

Counting has begun after a day of voting that could have profound implications for the future of the United Kingdom and the Labour Party.Early...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

“It is with deep emotions that I hold my head high and choose not to seek another term as mayor,” Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance...

Elections 2021: Hartlepool vote 'very disappointing', says Labour's Jim McMahon

Shadow transport secretary Jim McMahon has conceded defeat in the Hartlepool by-election, telling the BBC that Labour “hasn’t got over the line”.Speaking at the...

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