Maggie Astor

reporter, New York Times

Reporter for the New York Times

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There’s a record number of women running for political office this year. Leading into the primaries, there were 476 women in the races for the House of Representatives alone.

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Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.

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Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

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