Sunday's politics & policy stories


Suspended Florida prosecutor: "I'm not going down without a fight"

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference in Rockledge, Fla. Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Ivana Saric
Updated Aug 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Second terms for Biden, Trump "worst thing" for U.S., voters say in new poll

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Donald Trump and Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., in October 2020. Photo: Brendan Smialowski, Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Trump gives House a break

Photo illustration of a collage of Donald Trump, Kevin McCarthy and the US Capitol.
Photo illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios. Photos: Al Drago/Bloomberg, Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Scoop: Mooney targets Manchin

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Screenshot: Mooney for Congress
Alayna Treene
Updated Aug 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Senate Democrats pass $740 billion tax, climate and health care bill

 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference about the Inflation Reduction Act
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks during a news conference about the Inflation Reduction Act. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Julia Shapero
Updated Aug 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Everything we know about the Albuquerque shootings of 4 Muslim men

Downtown Albuquerque on Dec. 21, 2019. Photo: Sam Wasson/Getty Images

Gun makers appeal to masculinity, supremacist groups to sell guns: Report

stuffed animals, flowers, and other keepsakes are left next to crosses bearing the names of the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School
A memorial to the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Photo: Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images

Liz Cheney calls GOP "very sick," questions whether party can recover

Rep. Liz Cheney questions Cassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, as she testifies before the Jan. 6 committee on June 28, 2022. Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

Stephen Breyer says America goes the wrong way "from time to time"

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Stephen Breyer speaks during an event at the Library of Congress on Feb. 17. Photo: Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images

Democrats quash Bernie Sanders effort to revive child tax credit

Sen. Bernie Sanders listens during a hearing on May 5. Photo: Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Candidates supporting abortion rights preferred by half of voters: Poll

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Protesters rally in support of abortion in St. Paul, Minn., on July 17. Photo: Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Insulin price cap for private insurers pulled from reconciliation bill

Illustration of a syringe pulling from a vial with a hundred dollar bill as a label.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Lindsey Graham says let states decide on same-sex marriage

Axios
Updated Aug 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Biden leaves White House isolation for first time in 18 days

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President Biden gestures to members of the press as he exits the South Portico of the White House before walking to Marine One for a trip to Delaware on Aug. 7. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Celebrity candidates threaten GOP's hopes of a Senate majority

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