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Senator Elizabeth Warren campaigned in New Hampshire in February 2020.

We read Elizabeth Warren’s new book. Here are three things we learned, and two questions we still have

The book, which was released Tuesday, offers very little insight on what she was thinking at key moments of the campaign. But here are three things we did learn.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis during a news conference at West Miami Middle School in Miami on Tuesday.

Florida governor signs voting restrictions into law, making the state the latest to add hurdles to voting

Ron DeSantis on Thursday enthusiastically embraced former president Donald Trump's demand for tougher election laws, signing into law a slew of new voting restrictions in a live broadcast despite previously touting how smoothly his state's elections ran last fall.

Representative Elise Stefanik listened during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Stefanik makes move to replace Cheney in support of Trump

The remarks by Representative Elise Stefanik, a one-time moderate who's evolved into an ardent Trump champion, came as Representative Liz Cheney seemed likely to be tossed from her leadership post next week.

Battle for the GOP
Social media interactions concerning Donald Trump have dropped 91 percent since January.

Stripped of his megaphone and much of his influence, Trump still holds GOP in his thrall

It is becoming increasingly clear that the ex-president no longer needs the social media platforms that nurtured his devoted following and rocketed him to the presidency.

In reversing a Trump labor rule, Biden administration takes aim at ‘gig economy’

Tech companies like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and Instacart have disrupted the US economy by creating a labor force of millions of so-called gig workers. Now Washington appears poised to disrupt the disruptors, taking the first step in what appears to be a larger battle with industry giants to give those workers more rights.

President Joe Biden.

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

The Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help speed the end of the pandemic, a shift that puts the United States alongside many in the developing world who want rich countries to do more to get doses to the needy.

Representative Liz Cheney listened to Representative Steve Scalise at a news conference in April 2021.

In op-ed, Cheney responds to calls to oust her from House GOP leadership, says Republicans need to steer away from ‘Trump cult of personality’

“The Republican Party is at a turning point, and Republicans must decide whether we are going to choose truth and fidelity to the Constitution,” Liz Cheney wrote in an op-ed in The Washington Post Wednesday evening.

President Biden speaking about COVID-19 vaccinations last month.

Biden administration backs waiver of intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines

The Biden administration is throwing its support behind efforts to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in an attempt to speed the end of the pandemic.