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If confirmed, Biden’s nominee would be the sixth woman to join the court and the third Black American to be approved since the first justice took his oath of office in 1789.

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer formally announced his retirement Thursday - and President Biden said he will make his decision by the end of February - recommitted to nominating the first Black female justice, fulfilling a promise he made repeatedly while campaigning. Read more»

A protestor speaks with a line of Seattle Police Department officers during the George Floyd protests in Seattle, Washington.

Civil rights advocates say they’ll step up their efforts at the state level as late last month, once-promising negotiations to strike a bipartisan deal on policing reform broke down on Capitol Hill, dashing hopes for the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. Read more»

Several candidates twisted the facts on health care, student loan debt, the gender wage gap and more. Read more»

In this extract from her latest book "On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal," the "No Logo" author looks at why capitalism and politics have got in the way of addressing the climate crisis. Read more»

Donald Trump is again involved with war of words of varying accuracy with political opponents.

In the aftermath of two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, U.S. political leaders made a series of statements on gun violence that were unsubstantiated, lacked context or were seemingly contradictory. Read more»

The Walton Foundation, a staunch supporter of school choice and Teach for America’s largest private funder, was paying $4,000 for every teacher placed in a traditional public school — and $6,000 for every one placed in a charter school. Read more»

Tucson mom Linda Robles said her daughter died as a result of exposure to the toxic chemical TCE and it’s time for government regulators to “stop twiddling around” and ban the chemical.

Tucson mom Linda Robles was in Washington Wednesday to demand that the Environmental Protection Agency ban TCE, the chemical she blames for the death of one daughter and the birth defects of three other children. Read more»

Center for Public Integrity highlights key stories and trends Read more»

The future of elections rest with how you spend your paycheck. This election season marks a tipping point for American politics. We are at the moment when money is poised to replace voting as the way that elections are decided. Read more»