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Southern Baptists Elect A New President, Ed Litton, Who Is Seen As A Bridge Builder

Southern Baptists Elect A New President, Ed Litton, Who Is Seen As A Bridge Builder

Ed Litton (center) has been elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention, in Nashville, Tenn.He defeated a better-known rival in Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Mike Stone, who ran an aggressive campaign fueled by prominent hard-line conservatives.

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Southern Baptists Elect A New President, Ed Litton, Who Is Seen As A Bridge Builder

Texas Democrats Are Pressing Their Congressional Counterparts To Expand Voting Rights

Texas Democrats Are Pressing Their Congressional Counterparts To Expand Voting Rights

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is flanked by Texas Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer left, and Texas Sen. Carol Alvarado of Houston, right, as he meets with Texas Democratic lawmakers to discuss voting rights Tuesday on Capitol Hill.Texas Democrats last month staged a dramatic walkout that successfully — if temporarily — blocked Republicans from passing a restrictive voting measure for the state.

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Texas Democrats Are Pressing Their Congressional Counterparts To Expand Voting Rights

A House Panel Will Investigate Trump-Era Surveillance By The Department Of Justice

A House Panel Will Investigate Trump-Era Surveillance By The Department Of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice is seen on June 11 in Washington, D.C.During the previous administration, the department seized metadata from devices belonging to members of Congress, journalists and the-then White House counsel.

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A House Panel Will Investigate Trump-Era Surveillance By The Department Of Justice

Biden Says Russia's Putin Is A 'Worthy Adversary' Whether Or Not He Trusts Him

Biden Says Russia's Putin Is A 'Worthy Adversary' Whether Or Not He Trusts Him

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fist-bumps with Biden at the NATO summit Monday in Brussels. Biden and Erdogan met privately afterward to discuss some thorny issues.President Biden reassured his NATO allies that the U.S. has their backs, and said he was gratified that the alliance will now also focus on challenges from China, climate change and cyberattacks.

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Biden Says Russia's Putin Is A 'Worthy Adversary' Whether Or Not He Trusts Him

Biden Has Yet To End The Business Of Detaining Immigrants As He Promised, Critics Say

Biden Has Yet To End The Business Of Detaining Immigrants As He Promised, Critics Say

President Biden pledged during his election campaign to end privately-run immigration detention centers. But advocates say his administration is not following through on his promises.


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Biden Has Yet To End The Business Of Detaining Immigrants As He Promised, Critics Say

Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple For Info On Former White House Counsel

Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple For Info On Former White House Counsel

Former White House counsel Donald McGahn appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee in September 2018 on Capitol Hill.The secret DOJ subpoena sought account information for Don McGahn as well as his wife. It is unclear what the department was investigating or whether prosecutors obtained any account information.

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Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple For Info On Former White House Counsel