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Sinema says she will move forward with Senate Democrats' climate, health and tax bill

Thursday, August 04, 2022

The Arizona senator said she will move forward with the Inflation Reduction Act after Democrats reached an agreement to remove a carried interest tax provision.


Senate will take up Democrats' tax, climate and health bill on Saturday, Schumer says

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has repeatedly said Democrats are on track to pass the Inflation Reduction Act in the coming days, but a few roadblocks still stand in the way.


Blake Masters, Trump pick funded by billionaire Thiel, wins Arizona Senate primary

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Masters, who beat out a crowded field of primary contenders, will face Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly in November in one of the most closely watched races.


There are a slew of significant primaries Tuesday. Here's what we're watching for

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Election deniers, abortion and Trump's rampage against Republicans who voted to impeach him. It's a busy first primary night in August in five states, including battleground Arizona.


Inflation and climate change tackled in new Senate deal that Biden calls 'historic'

Thursday, July 28, 2022

"It's a big deal," President Biden said of the Senate Democrats' bill, called the Inflation Reduction Act, at the White House Thursday.


IRS head is getting questioned by lawmakers after former FBI officials were audited

Thursday, July 14, 2022

IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, who was appointed by President Trump in 2018, will face questions behind closed doors from lawmakers in the House and Senate before the end of the month.


Who you'll hear from and what to expect in today's Jan. 6 House committee hearing

Thursday, June 23, 2022

In its fifth hearing, the select committee investigating the insurrection will outline Trump's pressure on Department of Justice officials to overturn the 2020 election in his favor.


Shaye Moss staffed an election office in Georgia. Then she was targeted by Trump

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Former Georgia election worker Shaye Moss testified at the Jan. 6 committee hearing Tuesday about the attacks she and her family received when Trump and Giuliani targeted them with false accusations.


Who is John Eastman, the Trump lawyer at the center of the Jan. 6 investigation?

Friday, June 17, 2022

The former law professor's name came up a number or times during the Jan. 6 investigation committee's hearing on Trump's pressure to get his vice president to overturn the 2020 election.


The Jan. 6 committee says the Trump campaign ripped off donors. But was it illegal?

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Rep. Zoe Lofgren said Monday the Trump campaign took $250 million in donations but didn't use it for the legal defense funding it claimed to need it for.


Trump ally Adam Laxalt wins Nevada's Republican U.S. Senate primary

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Laxalt will take on incumbent Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in November in a high-stakes race as Democrats try to hold on to their slim majority in the upper chamber.


Primaries in Nevada and South Carolina highlight Tuesday's races to watch

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Adam Laxalt is likely the frontrunner in the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Nevada. In South Carolina, former President Donald Trump has endorsed two challengers to GOP U.S. House incumbents.


Bennie Thompson says Jan. 6 was the 'culmination of an attempted coup'

Thursday, June 09, 2022

The chair of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection called the attack a "culmination of an attempted coup," in opening remarks at Thursday's hearing about that day's riot.


Ivanka Trump said she accepted Barr's conclusion that the 2020 election wasn't stolen

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Ivanka Trump reacted to then-Attorney General William Barr saying that the 2020 election was not stolen.


Second House Jan. 6 hearing scheduled for the morning of June 13

Monday, June 06, 2022

The House select committee investigating the January 6th insurrection has not yet announced witnesses for either Thursday's or next week's hearings.


Political realities have stopped legislative action after school shootings

Friday, May 27, 2022

The political climate has changed drastically since a 10-year assault weapons ban passed in 1994. The lack of political will and other barriers stand in the way of it even coming to a vote today.


9 primary races to watch Tuesday in Georgia, Texas, Alabama and Arkansas

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Georgia holds the political spotlight, as primary races take place in southern states this Tuesday. Here are nine contests we're keeping an eye on.


Biden backs Sweden and Finland's NATO membership application

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Biden said Thursday he was sending paperwork to Congress to ratify Finland and Sweden's application to join NATO. The ratification process is expected to pass with bipartisan support.


DHS pauses a board created to combat disinformation amid a campaign to discredit it

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it would pause the work of a board created to combat disinformation. The board — and its leader — faced an online campaign to discredit its work.


Fetterman wins Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary, GOP race is too close to call

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Pennsylvania has an open Senate seat for the first time in 12 years. While the Democratic race was easily decided, the Republican primary looked like it's headed for a recount.