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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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Axios AM Deep Dive: Midterms power shift

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National Archives tells Congress some Trump admin records still unaccounted for

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Trump “would like to" announce 2024 bid by Thanksgiving: Conway

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway listens to U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Ex-White House aide condemns Trump for attacking McConnell, Chao

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Alyssa Farah looks on at a White House press conference. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Ballot initiatives to watch

Where election denial could matter most

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Axios/Ipsos poll: Midterms warning for Democrats

Election denial: The offices that matter

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Trump's big bet

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The coming power shift

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