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America's allies are disappointed with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. In the U.K., members of Parliament did not hold back in their criticism of President Joe Biden's actions and rhetoric relating to Afghanistan. Veterans of the Afghan war serving in Parliament give their input on the withdrawal. What does this mean for President Joe Biden's reputation at home and abroad? 

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Sep. 7—RALEIGH — Although state lawmakers have quashed any hopes that anti-gerrymandering activists had of politicians giving up their control of political map making in North Carolina this decade, they have promised similar levels of transparency as in 2019. That year, a court order had forced Republican lawmakers to engage in never-before-seen levels of transparency when redrawing maps that ...

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For several years now, medical authorities, business leaders and faith leaders — along with newspaper editorial writers — have encouraged the state legislature to institute Medicaid expansion. This would provide medical coverage for North Carolinians who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to qualify for a subsidy on the health-insurance marketplace, aka via the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Statewide, around 500,000 or 600,000 North Carolinians, many of them low-wage workers with few options, are caught in this trap. The lack of medical coverage hurts them and their children.

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State House Republicans submitted legislation Wednesday that would compel the Cooper administration to withdraw from a pivotal federal extended unemployment benefits program before its Sept. 6 expiration date.

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The midterm elections are still 18 months away, but the fight for control of the Senate is already shaping what gets done in the nation's capital this year.

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President Joe Biden has been busy during his first 100 days in office. He takes the stage tonight to address a joint session of Congress for the first time as president—but what accomplishments can he tout? Although marking a president’s progress in their first 100 days doesn’t predict how prolific they will be over their […]

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