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The telecom giant promised it wouldn’t use its merger with Time Warner to hurt consumers.At the risk of saying “we told you so,” it was widely predicted before the merger that AT&T would use HBO and other Time Warner media properties in just this way.

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While Republican candidates were claiming they would protect coverage for pre-existing conditions, they were suing to end it.But to the surprise of many, two months after that hearing, Judge O’Connor has yet to rule.

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O’Mara, a professor of history, is the author of a forthcoming book about the history of Silicon Valley.So what can the new HQ2 city or cities learn from high-tech history?

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Watching anti-Trump female candidates win is exciting, but I’m worried about all they’re being asked to do.This was a tough election, and while Democrats didn’t take the Senate and many high-profile candidates lost, female candidates did remarkably well.

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A rebuke to President Trump in the overall returns, but not a presidency-ending repudiation., since now the House can check and investigate our morally challenged president while the Senate keeps confirming conservative judges.

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This gives Democrats the chance to press President Trump about whether he is interested in making progress on his stated goals or is a hypocrite intent on waging partisan trench warfare for the remainder of his term.It has been a long two years for Democrats, watching Republicans fail to check Trumpian excesses.

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7, 2018ImageFor Democrats who haven’t controlled the New York State Senate in nearly a decade, now is their time.You might be thinking that, in the year 2018, New York’s voting should be proof against a little drizzle.

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CreditCreditDamon Winter/The New York TimesNeighbors greeted one another in line.In places that offered early voting, 39 million voters cast ballots before Tuesday — nearly half again as many as did so in 2014.

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lettersOne reader writes about getting emotional as he entered the voting booth, while another touts his state’s voting by mail.But casting my vote today — even in a torrential downpour — that was easy.

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The midterm election has been divisive and difficult for many Americans.Now that it’s coming to an end, how do we feel?

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5, 2018ImageBassam Mohammed Hassan was being treated at a hospital in Sana, Yemen, last month, for severe malnutrition and cerebral palsy.It is now time to recognize those realities in the kingdom’s unspeakably cruel war in Yemen.

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Frustrated by a representative who didn’t represent her, Grechen Shirley decided to challenge King.]“Politics wasn’t set up for people like me to run,” Grechen Shirley told me.

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If we take one path, it will offer at least a chance for political redemption, for recovering America’s democratic values.If we take the other, we’ll be on the road to autocracy, with no obvious way to get off.

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Only a few years ago, immigration policy created a genuine debate within the Republican Party, and a visible faction of Republican politicians wanted a moderate compromise.Will this renewed debate over immigration helps the Republican Party’s chances in 2018?

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The New York Times endorsements for the 2018 midterm elections.in New York and from 6 a.

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5, 2018ImageA delegate at the Artificial Intelligence Expo in South Africa in September.I.

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It’s hard to see how any party could appeal or govern these days without a strong national story.They could seize the traditional American national story, or expand it to gather in the unheard voices, while providing a coherent, unifying vehicle to celebrate the American dream.

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More than 100 years ago, black domestic workers in Georgia organized for better pay.5, 2018ImageDenise Small of Care in Action, which represents domestic workers, talking with Andre Mandeldore while canvassing in Lilburn, Ga.

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I wrote a gushy piece about the start of the “Obama Era” for The New York Times Magazine.ImagePresident Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden and Dr.

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At the end of the memoir, Douglass admitted that he had, until recently, fought only with “pen and tongue.Whether free exercise of voice, pen and vote would really be protected for all remained to be seen.