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Recent articles by Sahil:

Republican criticism of Trump builds after his dinner with a white supremacist

Republicans in Congress criticized Donald Trump and denounced antisemitism after the former president dined with white supremacist Nick Fuentes and rapper Ye. → Read More

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries announces bid to replace Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader

If elected, Jeffries, 52, would become the first Black leader of a congressional caucus. Reps. Katherine Clark, 59, and Pete Aguilar, 43, are seeking to join Jeffries in Democrats’ top three. → Read More

McConnell re-elected Senate GOP leader, defeating challenger Rick Scott

The clash represents boiling tensions inside the caucus after Republican Senate candidates underperformed in the midterm elections and failed to win control of the chamber. → Read More

Days after midterm elections, control of Congress still in limbo

More than two dozen House races have not yet been decided, with a number of them in California and other areas in the West. → Read More

Georgia senate race between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker heads to runoff, NBC News projects

The Georgia Senate race is headed to a runoff with neither Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock nor Republican challenger Herschel Walker topping the necessary 50%. → Read More

Early bellwethers: Key races to watch once polls close on election night

The midterms are shaping up to culminate in an unpredictable election, as polls show close fights in races that will determine which party controls Congress. → Read More

One week from Election Day, the battle for Senate control is 'a jump ball'

Polls and early voting trends paint a murky picture. Republicans need to gain just one seat to win a majority, with Pennsylvania, Georgia and Nevada at the center of the fight. → Read More

Herschel Walker denies new abortion allegation

A woman came forward anonymously as “Jane Doe” with lawyer Gloria Allred, offering evidence she said supports the claim they had a relationship without providing direct proof of the abortion claims. → Read More

Warnock releases two new TV ads hitting Herschel Walker on abortion, abuse allegations

Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., has launched two new hard-hitting TV ads in Georgia, going after Republican challenger Herschel Walker over allegations that he paid for an ex-girlfriend's abortion and threatened his ex-wife. → Read More

Warnock and Walker clash over abortion, family strife and more in high-stakes Senate debate

The brutal Georgia race has become consumed by personal allegations, including accusations that Walker paid for a woman's abortion, a claim he denied. → Read More

How Max Verstappen won the Formula 1 world championship without knowing it

The Dutch driver joked about learning of his triumph after finishing the race. For fans, it was a confusing spectacle after a rain-soaked Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. → Read More

Abortion bombshell rocks Georgia Senate race. Neither candidate wants to discuss it.

Herschel Walker denies he paid for an ex-girlfriend to have an abortion. The GOP candidate and Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., ignored the story in dueling stump speeches Thursday. → Read More

Republicans abandon Obamacare repeal

On Capitol Hill and the 2022 campaign trail, the party's appetite for undoing former President Obama's signature law has faded, lawmakers and candidates say. → Read More

Ticket-splitting voters were going extinct. Now they may decide 2022's biggest races.

Nowhere is the dynamic clearer than in Pennsylvania, though there are signs voters favor both a Republican and a Democrat in swing states from Georgia to New Hampshire to Ohio. → Read More

Poll: Most U.S. Republicans reject ‘MAGA’ label

Overall, 42% of Republicans embraces the "MAGA" label while 58% disavow the term, according to a new poll. → Read More

McConnell endorses bipartisan bill to prevent another Jan. 6

The Senate Republican leader said he will "proudly support" the package negotiated by a bipartisan group in the chamber, very likely assuring its passage. → Read More

Trump installed a historic number of judges. Biden is outpacing him so far.

The upcoming midterm election will determine whether that continues for the next two years. If Republicans capture the Senate, Biden's judicial campaign could slow to a crawl. → Read More

House eyes vote on a new bipartisan bill to prevent another Jan. 6

The bill introduced by Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., would overhaul the Electoral Count Act and could get a House vote later this week. → Read More

Senate punts same-sex marriage vote until after midterm elections

Negotiators have been working on an amendment to the bill aimed at attracting the 10 Republican votes needed to overcome a filibuster. → Read More

Senate grapples with election reform legislation as time runs short to act

A bipartisan group has released a package of bills, but two hurdles remain — the calendar and gaining enough Republican support. → Read More