Democrats and the White House are quickly reworking key elements of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion domestic plan. They have reduced the social services and cut the climate change programs, and they are considering new taxes for corporations and wealthy to help pay for a more conservative package.
WASHINGTON -- Democrats are moving closer to an agreement after months of negotiations on the policies and programs that will be included in President Joe Biden’s huge plan to expand safety net programs and combat global warming.
WASHINGTON,, -- When the FBI searched the Maryland home of a couple who were accused of trying to sell information on nuclear-powered warships for a foreign nation, they found a trash bag containing shredded documents, thousands in cash, gloves, and a "go-bag".
WASHINGTON -- For the third time this year, Senate Democrats on Wednesday tried to pass sweeping elections legislation that they tout as a powerful counterweight to new voting restrictions sweeping conservative-controlled states.
WASHINGTON, -- On Wednesday, President Joe Biden's nominee for ambassador to Beijing said that Americans should "have faith in our strength" as they deal with China's rise. He stated that the U.S. and its allies can manage it.
In a deposition Monday for a lawsuit brought in by protesters, former President Donald Trump was interrogated. They claim that his security team raped them in the early days in his presidential campaign in 2015.
Monday's announcement by the Biden administration indicated that it will launch a broad strategy for regulating toxic industrial compounds, which can be linked to serious health conditions. These chemicals are found in everything from carpets to cookware and firefighting foams.
Trump, the former President, sought Monday to stop the release of documents related the Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrection to a House Committee investigating the attack. This challenge was made by President Joe Biden's original decision to waive executive privilege.
Texas Republicans approved the redrawing of U.S. House maps, which favor incumbents and decrease the political representation for growing minorities communities, even though Latinos drive most of the nation's growth.
On Thursday, a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, Capitol insurrection took aggressive action against Steve Bannon, a close Trump adviser. It quickly scheduled a vote to recommend criminal contempt against the former White House aide who defied a subpoena.
The House committee charged with investigating the Jan. 6 deadly riot at U.S. Capitol has intensified its efforts in recent weeks. It issued subpoenas for nearly 20 people, including four former president Donald Trump's associates.
Colin Powell was a great American leader. He was both chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of State. His legacy as the first Black person to hold these positions is less clear. Some African Americans feel that his voice for them could have been stronger.
The House committee charged with investigating the Jan. 6, Capitol insurrection is quickly moving Tuesday to hold at most one of Donald Trump’s allies in contempt. As the former president pushes back against the probe in a new suit.
The General Assembly is being both alarmed and energized by Texas' ban on most abortions. Abortion-rights advocates are focusing on what both sides consider to be the last restriction on Illinois access to abortion.
Stacey Abrams, a voting rights advocate, urged Black churchgoers Sunday to vote for Terry McAuliffe next month's Virginia governor’s election. She said that what happens in this race will "show the rest of the world who you are" in future contests at even higher stakes.
The name "the surgery" evokes a place of help and assistance. David Amess, a British lawmaker, hosted his all are welcome surgeries frequently, greeting the voters with a smile, and being open to hearing any concerns, problems, or hopes they may have.
Framed by Capitol, President Joe Biden paid tribute to fallen law enforcement officers Saturday and honored those who fought the Jan. 6 rebellion at that exact site by declaring, "Thanks to you, democracy survived."
Venezuela's government declared Saturday that it would stop negotiations with its opposition in retaliation to President Nicolas Maduro's close ally. Prosecutors believe he could be the most important witness about corruption in South America.
WASHINGTON -- The congressional committee that is investigating the Jan. 6, Capitol insurrection acted aggressively against Steve Bannon, a close Trump adviser. They quickly scheduled a vote to recommend criminal contempt against the former White House aide who defied a subpoena.
WASHINGTON, Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe won back his entire pension in a settlement of his lawsuit arising out of his firing during Trump's administration, his lawyers announced on Thursday.
WASHINGTON -- Friday's appointment of Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost to be the second female leader of one the Pentagon's 11 combatant commands, multi-service organizations that lead U.S. military operations all over the globe, was made by Washington.
WASHINGTON -- Friday's protest by indigenous groups and other environmental activists continued for a week, demanding Congress and the Biden Administration stop funding new fossil fuel projects. They must also act more urgently on climate change.
HENRICO (Va.) - First lady Jill Biden campaigned for Democrats in Governors' Races in Virginia and New Jersey on Friday. She stated that "this election will establish a course for a calendar year from now" during the first political trip under her husband's presidency.
HARTFORD (Conn.) -- President Joe Biden stated Friday that he would rather reduce the duration of programs under his large social services and climate package than eliminate them entirely. This is as Democrats struggle for moderate support by trimming a proposal worth $3.5 trillion.
WASHINGTON -- Friday's announcement by a government watchdog group that it had filed an ethics lawsuit against Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, for comments she made about former Virginia Governor. Terry McAuliffe is a Democrat running to fill his former post.
BOSTON -- Republican Rep. Ken Weyler, a New Hampshire Statehouse member, was well-known for his dismissal of the COVID-19 vaccines. He also opposed tens of million of dollars in federal funds to support vaccinations.
RICHMOND -- Donald Trump called in to a group of his staunchest supporters when he rallied Republicans to vote for Glenn Youngkin in Virginia this week. This may be his closest encounter with campaigning in the 2021 election most closely followed.
An administrator at the Southern Baptist Convention is resigning amid internal divisions about how to handle an investigation into sexual abuse response by the SBC. This decision underscores the ongoing turmoil within the nation's largest Protestant denomination.
A group of government watchdogs said Friday it had filed an ethics complaint against Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, for comments she made about former Virginia governor. Terry McAuliffe is a Democrat running to fill his former post.
Jill Biden, the first lady of President Obama, campaigned for Democrats in Virginia and New Jersey governors' elections Friday. She stated that "this election will set an example for the next year" during her first trip abroad as a political aide to her husband.
In what police called a terrorist attack, a long-serving member was stabbed to death Friday at a meeting with constituents at an English church. The attack that shocked and saddened Britain's rebellious politicians left a 25-year-old man behind.
Friday's statement by President Joe Biden indicated that he prefers to reduce the length of programs in his large social services and climate-change package than to eliminate them entirely. This is because Democrats are struggling to win moderate support for a proposal worth $3.5 trillion.
LEIGH-ON-SEA (AP) -- Leading figures from all political parties gathered Saturday to pay respects to a long-serving British lawmaker, who was stabbed in an attack police believe was terrorist-related. Questions about the security of legislators as they carry out their duties have been reopened by his death.
His lawyers announced Thursday that Andrew McCabe, former FBI Deputy Director, has been awarded his full pension in settlement of his lawsuit stemming from his firing under President Trump's leadership.