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Jul 03, 2020

Immigration Officers Face Furloughs as Visa Applications Plunge
Nearly 70 percent of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees will be furloughed because the immigration processing fees that fund the agency have plummeted.

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Jul 03, 2020

Mary Trump Fights Effort to Bar Publication of Her Book
Mary Trump and her lawyer filed documents questioning the validity of the nondisclosure agreement she signed, saying it was based on fraud and was too broad to be enforced.

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Jul 03, 2020

Protesting U.S. Immigration Policies, Artists Aim for the Sky
This Independence Day, 70 artists are having messages of solidarity and defiance typed in the sky to highlight the plight of immigrants held in detention centers.

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Jul 03, 2020

Pence Postponed Arizona Trip After Secret Service Agents Showed Signs of Covid
The agents' conditions were among several virus-related factors that led the vice president to change his plans for a visit on Tuesday.

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Jul 03, 2020

How the Coronavirus Is Transforming July 4 in Los Angeles
While the camaraderie that comes from attending fireworks and tailgates will be absent, technology may help new traditions take hold.

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Jul 03, 2020

Latinos Back Black Lives Matter Protests. They Want Change for Themselves, Too.
Many Latinos are pushing for an acknowledgment of the systemic racism they face, and a conversation about over-policing in their own communities.

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Jul 03, 2020

Have Americans Warmed to Calls to ‘Defund the Police'?
As they learn more about it, voters have shown some receptiveness to the phrase, polling suggests. But they largely want to reinvest resources, not eliminate departments.

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Jul 03, 2020

Joe Biden Supporters Are Worried About the Health Risks of Voting
Could this tilt turnout in Trump's direction and affect the election result?

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Jul 03, 2020

Biden Supporters Are More Worried About the Health Risks of Voting
Could this tilt turnout in Trump's direction and affect the election result?

New York Times Politics
Jul 03, 2020

As U.S. Confronts Anti-Black Racism, Latinos Wonder Where They Fit In
Latinos are enthusiastically backing Black Lives Matter protests, while pushing for an acknowledgment of the systemic racism they face, too.

New York Times Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Symone Sanders Bet on Biden, and Herself
No one is telling her to wait her turn now.

New York Times Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Pence Postponed Arizona Trip After Secret Service Agents Showed Signs of Virus
The agents' conditions were among several virus-related factors that led the vice president to change his plans for a visit on Tuesday.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Splitting 5-4, Supreme Court Grants Alabama's Request to Restore Voting Restrictions
State officials had asked the court to block a lower court's order that eased photo ID and witness requirements for absentee voting during the pandemic.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Bounties Uproar Casts a Shadow Over a Rare Trump Foreign Policy Achievement
The president was already impatient to end a troop deployment in Afghanistan he has called "ridiculous." Now a new issue is causing him fresh political damage.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Why June Was Such a Terrible Month for Trump
Last month represented the political nadir of President Trump's three and a half years in office, thanks to self-inflicted wounds as he played to his base and missteps by a fractured campaign.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

The View From Waukesha
The 29-year-old Democratic Party chairman in this key Wisconsin county has a plan for Joe Biden.

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Jul 02, 2020

U.S. Attorney Ousted by Barr Will Testify Privately Before Congress
The interview with Geoffrey S. Berman, the former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, is part of Democrats' inquiry into potential Justice Department politicization.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Dizzying Amounts of Money Pour Into the Biden and Trump Campaigns
The candidates together raised over a quarter of a billion dollars in June, pointing to Joe Biden's financial turnaround, President Trump's resiliency and the 2020 campaign's staggering cost.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Government Seeks to Halt Release of Noncitizen Who Served Terrorism Sentence
In a test of its power to impose indefinite detention, the administration asked two appeals courts to stop a lower court from freeing a stateless man who has completed his prison term.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Cases Surge and Economy Struggles
Republicans and Democrats are considering new aid for workers and businesses, but lobbyists and lawmakers say the Trump administration is not deeply engaged.

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Jul 02, 2020

Herman Cain Hospitalized With Coronavirus
The former presidential candidate attended the president's indoor rally in Oklahoma last month. He was hospitalized on Wednesday.

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Jul 02, 2020

Mysterious Explosion and Fire Damage Iranian Nuclear Enrichment Facility
Iran released a photograph showing evidence of what appeared to be a major explosion at the site. Early evidence suggests it was most likely an act of sabotage.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Senate Sends Trump a Bill to Punish Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong
The legislation would impose sanctions on officials responsible for instituting and enforcing China's new security law targeting Hong Kong's autonomy.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Surges and Economy Struggles
Republicans and Democrats are considering new aid for workers and businesses, but lobbyists and lawmakers say the Trump administration is not deeply engaged.

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Jul 02, 2020

4.8 Million Jobs Added in June, but Clouds Grow Over Economy
Some 4.8 million positions were added last month, but renewed shutdowns could accelerate the continuing layoffs.

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Jul 02, 2020

It's Going to Be a Very Different Fourth of July
Please save the partying for next year, health officials advise: This is your morning tip sheet.

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Jul 02, 2020

Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women's Right to Vote
One hundred years after the 19th Amendment, suffragists' descendants consider how far we've come and how far we still have to go.

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Jul 02, 2020

Trump Is in Trouble in Pennsylvania, but ‘He's Been Way Behind Before'
The president's campaign and allies have sketched out a comeback path in the battleground state, which he narrowly won in 2016, hoping to capitalize on factors like energy policy.

New York Times Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Biden Outraises Trump Again, With $141 Million June Haul
Hours after President Trump's campaign announced an enormous cash influx of $131 million last month, Joe Biden's team said it had brought in even more.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Administration's Asylum Rule
A federal judge has ruled that a regulation that effectively barred many asylum seekers from obtaining protection in the United States violated federal law. It is the latest in a string of defeats.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

A New High: Trump 2020 Campaign Announces $131 Million Raised in June
Hours after President Trump's campaign announced an enormous cash influx of $131 million last month, Joe Biden's team said it had brought in even more.

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Jul 01, 2020

Mary Trump Book on President Can Move Forward Pending Hearing, Judge Rules
The decision reversed a lower court's ruling that had temporarily halted publication of the book by the president's niece, but it didn't address whether she violated a confidentiality agreement.

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Jul 01, 2020

Tell-All Book on Trump Can Move Forward Pending Hearing, Judge Rules
The decision reversed a lower court's ruling that had temporarily halted publication of the book by the president's niece, but it didn't address whether she violated a confidentiality agreement.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump Attacks a Suburban Housing Program. Critics See a Play for White Votes.
Proponents of the policy saw the move as an attempt to shore up the president's sagging support among white suburban voters by stoking racial division.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Congress Extends Small-Business Loan Program for 5 Weeks
The House cleared the extension, which would give companies more time to apply for pandemic relief loans, sending it to the White House for President Trump's signature.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Private and Religious School Backers See Broad Victory in Supreme Court Decision
The court drew its decision narrowly when ruling against a Montana tax break that excluded religious schools. But denominational school advocates will push a broad application.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

HUD Rule Would Cut Protections for Homeless Transgender People
Homeless shelters would have the right to turn away transgender people from single-sex facilities that correspond to their gender identity.

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Jul 01, 2020

HUD Rule Would Dismantle Protections for Homeless Transgender People
Homeless shelters would have the right to turn away transgender people from single-sex facilities that correspond to their gender identity.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump Campaign and R.N.C. Raised $131 Million in June, a New High
It was by far the president's biggest cash haul of the 2020 campaign, and came despite his falling poll numbers.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Slotkin, Former Intelligence Briefer, Presses White House on Russia Reports
The first-term congresswoman's experience as an intelligence official told her there was something very unusual in the way the White House handled disturbing reports on Russia.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

In Wisconsin, Every Ruling on Voting Counts
Two critical court decisions gave both parties hope in a state where election margins are often razor thin.

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Jul 01, 2020

Late Action on Virus Prompts Fears Over Safety of U.S. Diplomats in Saudi Arabia
Surging outbreaks in the U.S. Embassy and the kingdom and quiet congressional pressure led the State Department belatedly to allow voluntary departures. Some demand more action.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

When Was the First Time a Woman in Your Family Voted?
We want to hear your stories as we mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Congress Extends Small Business Loan Program for 5 Weeks
The House cleared the extension, which would give companies more time to apply for pandemic relief loans, sending it to the White House for President Trump's signature.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

He Says a Union Fired Him Over His Push for Police Reform
A clash at a Maryland local shows the tensions in a labor movement whose ranks include law enforcement officers along with many nonwhite, nonpolice members.

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Jul 01, 2020

Netanyahu's Annexation Day Arrives, but All That Emerges Is Delay
Boris Johnson, the British prime minister, added his voice to the chorus of foreign leaders opposing any unilateral annexation of the occupied West Bank.

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Jul 01, 2020

White House Dismisses Reports of Bounties, but Is Silent on Russia
Robert C. O'Brien, the national security adviser, told Fox News that President Trump knew nothing about the reports because the briefer "decided not to" share unverified intelligence with him.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

College Democrats, Citing Racism, Force Change in Leadership
After a Black executive board member described racism and classism in the College Democrats of America's leadership, the president of the organization resigned.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Administration Asylum Rule
A federal judge has ruled that a regulation that effectively barred many asylum seekers from obtaining protection in the United States violated federal law. It is the latest in a string of defeats.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Republican Leaders Want to End Obamacare. Their Voters Are Expanding It.
Oklahoma is the latest state where voters, in choosing to expand Medicaid, have delivered a rebuke to their elected officials.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

How Mount Rushmore Became Mount Rushmore
The South Dakota landmark has drawn criticism over the land it occupies, the main sculptor behind it and the legacies of the men it memorializes.

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Jul 01, 2020

Biden Says Trump ‘Waved the White Flag'
The Democratic challenger goes on offense over the coronavirus: This is your morning tip sheet.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump's New Russia Problem: Unread Intelligence and Missing Strategy
High-level clearance is not required to see that the list of Russian aggressions in recent weeks rivals some of the worst days of the Cold War.

New York Times Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Meet the Supporters Trump Has Lost
A significant majority of people who voted for him in 2016 are planning to do so again. What is different about those who've had a change of heart?

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Jared Kushner Makes Trump Campaign Change After Rally Fiasco
After thousands of empty seats at the president's rally in Tulsa, Okla., his son-in-law moved Michael Glassner, an original Trump campaign hire in 2015, from his role of chief operating officer.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Senate Approves Extending Paycheck Protection Program
The Senate granted five additional weeks for the remaining money left in the program to be spent.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Hickenlooper Wins in Colorado, McGrath Will Face McConnell in Kentucky
Ms. McGrath, who raised over $40 million, narrowly won her Democratic Senate primary. In Colorado, John Hickenlooper, a fellow moderate, also prevailed in his Democratic Senate primary.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Video: Biden Says Trump ‘Surrendered' to Coronavirus in Blistering Speech
President Trump's Democratic opponent criticized him for failing to protect the American people from the virus, as it continues to surge in many parts of the country.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Pence Raised Nearly $500,000 From Donors to Pay Mueller Legal Defense
A financial filing released on Tuesday indicated that a handful of prominent Republicans footed the bill.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Can't Request an Absentee Ballot Online? This Group Wants to Help
The voting rights group VoteAmerica will do the faxing for you.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Fauci Says US Could Reach 100,000 Coronavirus Cases a Day
The government's top infectious disease expert told a Senate panel that bars needed to be closed, and the Fed chairman cautioned that "a full recovery is unlikely" until safety is restored.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Russian Bounty Suspicions Were Supported by Financial Data
Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were most likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Trump Campaign Has Spent $325,000 on Facebook Ads Featuring Brad Parscale's Page
Until this week, Mr. Parscale, the president's campaign manager, was one of only three people whose Facebook and Instagram pages had been used by the campaign to display ads. The others were Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Suspicions of Russian Bounties Were Bolstered by Data on Financial Transfers
Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Biden Says Trump ‘Surrendered' to Coronavirus in Blistering Speech
President Trump's Democratic opponent criticized him for failing to protect the American people from the virus, as it continues to surge in many parts of the country.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Facebook Bans Network With ‘Boogaloo' Ties
The social network said it was designating the antigovernment movement as a dangerous organization.

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Jun 30, 2020

Facebook to Ban Network With ‘Boogaloo' Ties
The social network said it was designating the antigovernment movement as a dangerous organization.

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Jun 30, 2020

New York Judge Blocks Publication of Trump Tell-All Until a July Hearing
The book, "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man," is scheduled to be published late next month.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Judge Blocks Publication of Mary Trump Book Until a July Hearing
The book, "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man," is scheduled to be published late next month.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Data on Financial Transfers Bolstered Suspicions That Russia Offered Bounties
Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Biden Assails Trump's Coronavirus Response in Speech
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee criticized President Trump for failing to protect the American people from the virus, as it continues to surge in many parts of the country.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Mnuchin and Powell Offer Mixed Views of Economic Recovery
The Treasury Secretary and Fed chair discussed their approach to rescuing the economy at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Biden Will Assail Trump's Coronavirus Response in Speech
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee will criticize President Trump for failing to protect the American people from the virus, as it continues to surge in many parts of the country.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Amy McGrath Defeats Charles Booker and Will Face McConnell in Kentucky
Ms. McGrath, who raised over $40 million, won the Democratic primary by narrowly holding off a candidate who had harnessed energy from the protests over racial injustice.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Federal Executions to Resume Amid a Pandemic and Protests
The administration is pressing ahead with the first federal execution in 17 years as demonstrators seek changes to the criminal justice system and lawyers have trouble visiting death-row clients.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Reddit's Steve Huffman on Banning ‘The_Donald' Subreddit
Steve Huffman, Reddit's co-founder and chief executive, says that new rule changes will help the company fulfill its mission.

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Jun 30, 2020

Father of Slain Marine Finds Heartbreak Anew in Possible Russian Bounty
"If it does come out as true, obviously the heartache would be terrible," said Erik Hendriks, whose son was killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Martin Luther King III on a Pivotal Wave of Black Lives Matter Protests
Mr. King, the oldest son of Martin Luther King Jr., talked about what his father might have thought of the current protests for racial justice, and why this movement may be different than past ones.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

After Iranian Missile Facility Blows Up, Conspiracy Theories Abound in Tehran
Satellite photographs show the explosion happened at a missile production facility. Iran said the episode was a gas explosion at a different military base.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Mnuchin and Powell to Offer Mixed Views of Economic Recovery
The Treasury Secretary and Fed chair will discuss their approach to rescuing the economy at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Roberts Sides With the Liberals, Again
An abortion rights ruling leads to a new focus for Senate races: This is your morning tip sheet.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Biden Team Begins Raising Money for Transition Committee
A small staff of advisers and other trusted figures will start planning what a Biden administration would look like if he wins in November.

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Jun 30, 2020

‘I Can't Focus on Abortion Access if My People Are Dying'
Some Gen Z and millennial women expressed mixed feelings about the fight over abortion rights, viewing it as important but less urgent than other social justice causes.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

A New Superpower Competition Between Beijing and Washington: China's Nuclear Buildup
The Trump administration is portraying the small but increasingly potent Chinese arsenal — still only one-fifth the size of the United States' or Russia's — as the big new threat.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

What to Watch in Kentucky Election Results and Colorado Senate Race
A challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell should finally emerge, and John Hickenlooper is trying to win his Senate primary in Colorado, among other races unfolding on Tuesday.

New York Times Politics
Jun 30, 2020

Insurgent Wave in New York Pushes Old Guard Democrats Aside
Three insurgent candidates were poised to win their congressional primaries in New York, hinting at a broad directional change for the party.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say
The investigation into Russia's suspected operation is said to focus in part on the killings of three Marines in a truck bombing last year, officials said.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Trump Shares Video of Armed White St.Louis Couple Confronting Protesters
A day after sharing on Twitter a video with a supporter yelling "white power," the president retweeted a tense episode in St. Louis.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Judge Rejects U.S. Effort to Hold Palestinian Man After Prison Term
Adham Hassoun had completed a 15-year sentence in the United States on terrorism-related charges. Unable to deport him, the government sought to keep him in open-ended custody.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

The Supreme Court Stopped Anti-Abortion Momentum. For Now.
The movement has a long pipeline of new cases that, if taken up by the Supreme Court, could present a more direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

‘It's More Than a Seat at the Table'
For Democrats urging Joe Biden to run alongside a black woman, the choice is far more than symbolic.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Louisiana Abortion Law Struck Down by Supreme Court
The case, over a state law requiring doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, is the first abortion ruling since two Trump appointees joined the court.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Iranian Missile Facility Blows Up, and Conspiracy Theories Abound in Tehran
Satellite photographs show the explosion happened at a missile production facility. Iran said the incident was a gas explosion at a different military base.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Jacksonville, Trump's New RNC Site, Will Now Require Face Masks
Republicans moved their national convention to Florida to avoid social distancing measures and masks, but officials in Jacksonville are mandating new precautions as coronavirus infections surge.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

House Votes to Limit Health Costs as Drug Maker Adds Price Tag to Virus Treatment
A Democratic measure would cap insurance costs and grant the government the power to negotiate drug costs just as the coronavirus pandemic renews concerns over prices.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Supreme Court Lifts Limits on Trump's Power to Fire Consumer Watchdog
The case concerning the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was part of a politically charged battle over presidential authority.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Texas Prosecutor Resigns Over Facebook Post About Nazi Germany
The post, shared last week by Kaylynn Williford, was criticized for appearing to equate protesters against racism and police brutality with Nazis who "tore down statues."

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Jacksonville, Trump's New RNC Site, Will Now Require Face Masks
Republicans moved their national convention to Florida to avoid social distancing measures and masks, but officials in Jacksonville are mandating new precautions as coronavirus infections surge.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Abortion Rises as a Pivotal Issue for At-Risk Senate Republicans
The Supreme Court's rejection of a restrictive Louisiana abortion law, and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh's dissent, may create new challenges for Susan Collins and other Republican senators up for re-election.

New York Times Politics
Jun 29, 2020

Supreme Court Elevates Abortion in Senate Campaigns
The court's rejection of a restrictive Louisiana abortion law, and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh's dissent, may create new challenges for Susan Collins and other Republican senators up for re-election.

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