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Highlights from AP's coverage of U.S. politics and government in words, photos and video. Managed by the Washington bureau. https://t.co/lTcEv1VGoB

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7 hours ago
Republican state legislators have been in overdrive this year on so-called culture-war bills. They've moved firmly on abortion limits, restrictions on the rights of transgender youth and more. https://t.co/EMaS74e2PD
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“Clear the Capitol,” Vice President Mike Pence said. “We need help,” Sen. Chuck Schumer told military leaders. Those and other previously undisclosed details from the deadly riot of Jan. 6 are in a Pentagon document obtained by @AP. https://t.co/wLZVKpa48k
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Former President Donald Trump insists he’s enjoying his life off Twitter. But since he was barred from major social media channels, his power to shape the national conversation is being tested. https://t.co/35KOXozyqU
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President Biden has ordered a study of adding seats to the Supreme Court, creating a commission that will spend the next 180 days examining the incendiary political issues of expanding the court and instituting term limits for its justices. https://t.co/2p2Kzl4qkg
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President Biden is releasing a $1.5 trillion wish list for the federal budget. He's asking for an 8.4% increase in discretionary spending with substantial gains for education, health care, housing and environmental protection. https://t.co/v4IRONwfPP
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Democrats are trying to pass the first major gun control law in more than two decades. But the question of whether to require background checks for private sales and transfers between friends and family is emerging as a major obstacle. https://t.co/Xkqvw8rjGO
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In his first major gun control measures since taking office, President Biden is announcing executive actions aimed at addressing what the White House calls a “gun violence public health epidemic." Biden also is nominating David Chipman as ATF director. https://t.co/HJv3gH7WAX
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Secret talks in Syria last summer aimed at securing the release of Austin Tice and other American hostages foundered amid demands from Syria and a lack of meaningful information about the captives, people familiar with the matter have told @AP recently. https://t.co/EmxPoJ7YGb
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2 days ago
Two U.S. officials went to Syria last summer for talks aimed at securing the release of Austin Tice and other American hostages. @AP takes an in-depth look at what happened there and in the months that followed. https://t.co/PvQyh1YKx8
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3 days ago
Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, says he's considering a run for governor of New York. The younger Giuliani has never held public office but served as an aide in the Trump administration. https://t.co/bE9q4ArjFn
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President Joe Biden is drawing a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package. In a fiery speech, he said he's open to compromise on how to pay for the plan, but he won't accept inaction. https://t.co/JwdVRusA6o
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3 days ago
Former Vice President Mike Pence has a two-book deal, with an autobiography scheduled to come out in 2023. Publisher Simon & Schuster gave no details on the second book. https://t.co/Por8mXaWdy
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A staffer who has accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping her at the executive mansion said he slammed the door of his office and told her “I don’t care” after she protested, according to an interview. https://t.co/48Q2EYhGCi
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3 days ago
A Biden administration survey finds large numbers of students aren’t returning to the classroom even as more schools reopen for full-time, in-person learning during the pandemic. In February, just 34% of students were learning full time in the classroom. https://t.co/KjkyGlFKYu
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The Treasury Department says it has issued 156 million payments as part of President Biden’s coronavirus relief plan. Payments of up to $1,400 per person were the cornerstone of Biden’s $1.9 trillion package to contain the pandemic and revive the economy. https://t.co/XLawT0HMNy
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Senior U.S. military commanders in the Asia-Pacific say China may be speeding up plans to take control of Taiwan. This is a potential flashpoint for war that has worried Washington for decades, and one admiral says the crisis could come within six years. https://t.co/mYm2eaxshP
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4 days ago
President Joe Biden and his team have been putting on the hard sell as they seek support for his big infrastructure plan. An #APFactCheck finds inaccuracies in some of their claims. https://t.co/ifKKUWefTe
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Good-paying jobs - and many of them. That′s the idea around which President Biden is proposing a vast transformation of the nation's energy sector. But can he deliver? https://t.co/4jI67ZuI5b
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The U.S. Capitol Police veteran killed last week will lie in honor in the Rotunda, a tribute for the nation’s most eminent private citizens. Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi say they hope the April 13 honor comforts Officer William Evans’ family. https://t.co/MljpsMiUpR
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