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Why it matters: President Biden has made the COVID-19 crisis and a post-Trump return to national unity and traditional democratic ideals his top priorities. From vaccinations to stimulus to schools, Biden is seeking bipartisan compromise while showing a willingness to use executive authority and bare Democratic majorities in the U.S. House and Senate to implement his policies. Republican leaders are navigating deep party divisions over if and how to move beyond former President Trump.

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    Federal jury convicts QAnon believer who led charge during Capitol riot

    Douglas Jensen shown on Jan. 6, 2020 inside the Capitol
    Doug Jensen (center) is shown with a group of rioters inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

    Former Pence aide: Trump's declassification claim "absurd"

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    Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, speaks to members of the media outside the White House on Nov. 19, 2019. Photo: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    White House rips Arizona court's "backwards" decision on abortion ban

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    President Biden speaks during a Democratic National Committee event on Sept. 23 in Washington, DC. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

    National security risk review of Mar-a-Lago material resumes after court ruling

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    DeSantis swamps Crist on TV

    Mississippi man charged with hate crime after allegedly burning cross

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    Arizona judge allows pre-statehood abortion ban to take effect

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    Trump allies launch new super PAC called MAGA Inc.

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    Former President Donald Trump speaks in Ohio on Sept. 17, 2022. Photo: Andrew Spear for The Washington Post via Getty Images
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    House Republicans pull ads from Ohio Trump district

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