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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent three weeks of radiation treatment this summer after a cancerous tumor was discovered on her pancreas.

David Koch, who built one of the nation's largest private businesses with his brother Charles and pumped millions of dollars into conservative groups to reshape American politics, has died at the age of 79.

In 2018, Democrats flipped two congressional seats in Texas. Now, they're eyeing at least six more GOP-held districts that may be vulnerable.

A group of moderate GOP lawmakers severed ties with an outside group that had long-term ties to the party. The previously unreported events show a major breakdown within the centrist wing of the GOP in the wake of the 2018 midterms.

Aided by both rapid demographic shifts and a backlash to President Trump that's permeating many suburban areas, the Houston suburbs are quickly changing and becoming ripe for Democratic victories.

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President Trump has a history of making claims of voter fraud without providing evidence to back up his claims. Now, he's doing it again in the Florida Senate race.

House Democrats say their first bill after taking power would establish automatic voter registration and reinvigorate the Voting Rights Act.

JUST IN: Jared Kushner’s attorney told the House Oversight Committee that Kushner uses private messaging apps and personal email to communicate about official White House matters with foreign leaders – a violation of a law governing White House records and official policy.

Only three members of Congress currently pay their interns a $15 wage: Sen. Bernie Sanders, Democratic Sen. Doug Jones and Democratic Rep. Adam Smith. Newly-elected Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is set to join them.

JUST IN: The Justice Department has amended the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to clarify that bump-stock-type devices are "machine guns" and are illegal.

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