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The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing on July 12. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democrats say voters are watching the Jan. 6 hearings, but it's not their top issue

Voters are more concerned with inflation, according to Democrats in competitive races who are trying to gauge how the hearings will affect November's midterms.

Steven Dettelbach, President Joe Biden's pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, the morning after the killing of at least 19 children by a teenage gunman at a Texas elementary school. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Steve Dettelbach steps in at a critical time to lead the ATF

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Left, Maryland Democratic candidate for governor, Wes Moore, speaks during a press conference at Bowie State University in Bowie, Md., on April 29. Right, Del. Dan Cox, Maryland Republican candidate for governor, talks to reporters in Annapolis, Md., on June 30. Eric Lee/Brian Witte/Washington Post via Getty Images/AP hide caption

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Democrat Wes Moore to face Trump-backed Republican Dan Cox in Maryland governor race

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Dorcas Sowunmi and Mary Badham on the national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird. Julieta Cervantes/The first national tour of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' hide caption

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Scout from the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' film now plays the racist neighbor onstage

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The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing on July 12. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democrats say voters are watching the Jan. 6 hearings, but it's not their top issue

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Falcolner Ricky Ortiz poses with Pac-Man, a Harris's hawk, at the El Cerrito del Norte BART station in El Cerrito, Calif. Raquel Maria Dillon/NPR hide caption

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The key to this California train station's pigeon problem? A hawk named Pac-Man

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The view of an exam room inside the Hope Clinic For Women in Granite City, Illinois. People seeking abortions in restrictive states must now look beyond their borders, which is why a nonprofit organization wants to establish a floating clinic in federal waters. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A floating abortion clinic is in the planning stage, and people are already on board

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Goldman Sachs CEO sees recession risk as more likely than his own economists do

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends a meeting in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday. She spoke to Morning Edition about some of the initiatives she's been promoting on her trip overseas. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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Yellen believes U.S. will get on board with global minimum corporate tax — eventually

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