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Voters in these states could make big changes to how their elections are run

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The battlegrounds of Michigan and Nevada are among the states where voters this fall are set to decide ballot measures relating to the elections process.

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GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse, who voted to impeach Trump, advances in Wash. primary

Friday, August 05, 2022

Newhouse will face Democrat Doug White in November's general election in the heavily Republican district.

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Democrats again meddle in a GOP primary, this time in Michigan

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has released a new TV ad about John Gibbs, who's seeking to oust Michigan Republican Rep. Peter Meijer. Meijer voted for Trump's impeachment.

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Election denier Marchant is the Republican nominee for Nevada secretary of state

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Jim Marchant becomes the latest election-denying GOP candidate to take a step closer to running elections in their state — a trend that has alarmed experts on democracy.

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Georgia Secretary of State Raffensperger beats Trump-backed primary challenge, AP says

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Incumbent Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger famously refused then-President Donald Trump's entreaties to "find" enough votes to overturn his loss in Georgia.

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The 2022 midterms are underway. Here's the calendar of primary elections

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

After Texas kicked off the midterms on March 1, the next contests are in May, when voters in a number of states cast primary ballots.

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Florida lawmakers back the creation of an election crimes investigative office

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, who's expected to sign the legislation, had called for the formation of an election police force in a speech last year.

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Russia's claim that it was pulling troops back from Ukraine is 'false,' official says

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

"In fact," a senior administration official said, "we have now confirmed that in the last several days, Russia has increased its troop presence along the Ukrainian border by as many as 7,000 troops."

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There's now a phone line to order your free at-home COVID tests

Friday, January 21, 2022

The phone number — 1-800-232-0233 — follows the launch earlier this week of a federal website to order the tests.

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Rep. Devin Nunes is resigning from Congress to be CEO of Trump's new media company

Monday, December 06, 2021

The California Republican and Trump ally will take the helm of the Trump Media & Technology Group next month, giving up his seat in the middle of his 10th term.

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Former President Bill Clinton remains hospitalized to receive further treatment

Thursday, October 14, 2021

His spokesperson says Clinton, who was admitted to a California hospital to receive treatment for a "non-Covid-related infection," will remain there overnight to receive IV antibiotics.

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After A Standoff With Democrats, Texas Republicans Pass New Voting Restrictions

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The legislation now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, who plans to sign it. Once he does, Texas will become the latest GOP-run state to enact new voting restrictions.

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After A Bitter Fight, The Texas House Passes A Restrictive Voting Bill

Friday, August 27, 2021

The vote on the Republican-led election legislation follows historic efforts by Democrats to block it.

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Map: See Which States Have Restricted Voter Access, And Which States Have Expanded It

Friday, August 13, 2021

While several states, including Georgia and Arizona, have passed new restrictive voting laws, others, like Nevada and Vermont, have increased voters' ballot access.

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Powerful U.S. Labor Leader Richard Trumka Dies

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Trumka, the leader of the AFL-CIO and a close ally of Democratic Party officials, has died. He was 72.

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'We Have A Deal': Biden Announces A Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement With Senators

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

But the president cautioned that the bipartisan deal wouldn't be enacted without a separate proposal moving along with just Democratic support.

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Manchin Offers A Voting Bill Compromise, But Key Republicans Swiftly Reject It

Thursday, June 17, 2021

The West Virginia Democrat, who holds a crucial centrist position in the divided Senate, has offered a new series of voting and election provisions he said he'd support.

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A House Panel Will Investigate Trump DOJ Surveillance Of Lawmakers And Journalists

Monday, June 14, 2021

A Democratic-led committee will probe efforts by the Trump-era U.S. Department of Justice to seize metadata from devices belonging to members of Congress, journalists and the then-White House counsel.

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The Trajectory Of The Pandemic, 100 Days Into Biden's Administration

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Combating the coronavirus pandemic has been job one for the Biden administration's first 100 days. Here's a quick look back at cases, deaths and vaccinations over that time.

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Obamas: Chauvin Jury 'Did The Right Thing' But 'We Cannot Rest'

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

"We know that true justice is about much more than a single verdict in a single trial," the nation's first Black president and the former first lady said in a statement.

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