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Chief Justice Roberts declines to testify before Senate panel

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing to examine proposals to hold Supreme Court justices to the same ethical standards as the rest of the federal judiciary.


Supreme Court extends freeze on changes to abortion pill access until Friday

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

The announcement kicks the can down the road on what the high court will do for another few days. Mifepristone is used in about half of all abortions nationwide.


Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he is running for president

Sunday, April 02, 2023

Hutchinson's announcement on Sunday puts him in a small Republican field that includes former President Donald Trump and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.


The U.S. shot down an object over Alaska. The government doesn't know yet what it was

Friday, February 10, 2023

The incident comes just days after the U.S. shot down a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina. This new object was smaller and lower, and it's not clear where it came from.


The White House is asking Congress for another $37.7 billion for Ukraine

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Government funding runs out on Dec. 16. The White House wants Congress to add more money for Ukraine and COVID in its next funding packaging.


Read: DOJ's response to Trump's special master request

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The DOJ has released a filing that provides new details that point to possible obstruction of their probe into highly classified documents the FBI gathered at Trump's Florida estate.


Graham gets a temporary reprieve from an order to testify before a grand jury

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Prosecutors want Sen. Lindsey Graham to testify about his calls to Georgia's secretary of state in the weeks following the 2020 presidential election, which former president Donald Trump lost.


Judge creates path for releasing redacted affidavit from Mar-a-Lago search

Thursday, August 18, 2022

At a hearing in Florida, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart said he's inclined to release parts of the affidavit used to search Trump's Mar-a-Lago home.


Read the full warrant documents from FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago home

Friday, August 12, 2022

A federal judge unsealed the warrant and property receipt materials after the Justice Department requested their release.


Senate delivers a major boost to Biden's agenda

Monday, August 08, 2022

In a statement after the Senate passed the roughly $700 billion bill, the president said "doing the important thing almost always" requires compromises.


Biden's COVID symptoms are less troublesome, his doctor says

Saturday, July 23, 2022

The president's symptoms now include a sore throat and body aches, Dr. Kevin O'Connor said. Biden is likely infected with the BA.5 subvariant of omicron.


Trump tried to call a Jan. 6 committee witness, Cheney says

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Panel Vice Chair Liz Cheney said the witness has yet to appear in the hearings and didn't take the call from the former president but alerted their lawyer, who told the committee.


Harris calls for renewing the assault weapons ban after Highland Park mass shooting

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

"Congress needs to have the courage to act and renew the assault weapons ban," Harris told a teachers convention in Chicago before visiting the shooting scene at nearby Highland Park.


Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Pat Cipollone, Trump's former White House counsel

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Testimony in the Jan. 6 hearings so far has shown Cipollone present at key points in the leadup to Jan. 6 and on the day of the attack. He figured heavily in Tuesday's testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson.


VP Harris calls for abortion-rights supporters to channel frustration into action

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

In an interview with NPR White House correspondent Asma Khalid, the vice president also called on Congress to codify abortion rights.


Trump didn't want to stop Capitol attack, former White House aide testifies

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Former Mark Meadows aide Cassidy Hutchinson recalls exchange between her boss and White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, who warned "Somebody is going to die and this is going to be on your effing hands."


Senate passes gun control bill and sends it to the House

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The first major gun legislation in nearly three decades would incentivize states to pass red flag laws and expand background checks for 18- to 21-year-olds, among other measures.


Jan. 6 hearings will continue into July

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is extending the timetable for its public hearings into July.


Jan. 6 committee asks Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, to testify

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Ginni Thomas said she would "look forward" to talking to the committee after reports surfaced that she communicated with a lawyer who pressured Mike Pence to reject the election results.


Police arrest an armed man outside Justice Kavanaugh's house

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

An armed man arrested near Kavanaugh's home was charged with "attempts to kidnap or murder, or threatens to assault, kidnap or murder" the justice, according to a charging document in the case.