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Defense Chief’s Resignation Pushes Israel Toward Election

JERUSALEM — Israel's defense minister on Wednesday abruptly resigned to protest a new cease-fire with Hamas militants in Gaza, throwing the government into turmoil and pushing the country toward an early election. Avigdor Lieberman's decision was ostensibly...
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Opinion: The Wave That Wasn’t

Call it the Oprah Election: You get a win! And you get a win! And you … Democrats win control of the House, along with all the chairmanships — and subpoena power — that come with it. Opinion Michael Graham Republicans add to their Senat...
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Resigned to House Loss, Trump Still Sees Midterms Success

WASHINGTON — Resigned to the loss of one-party control over Washington, President Donald Trump stared down the prospect of endless House investigations, stymied policy efforts and fresh questions about the resilience of his unorthodox political coalition. But ...