(WASHINGTON) -- House GOP leadership said Tuesday that it is formally whipping Republican members to vote against a bipartisan bill that seeks to reform the counting of presidential electoral votes in order to blunt challenges to the results of a White House race. A spokesperson... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot on Capitol Hill will hold another hearing next week, the group's chairman said Tuesday, suggesting that it could be the last time they convene publicly. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., told reporters at the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice failed to count nearly 1,000 deaths in U.S. prisons during the 2021 fiscal year, according to a new report released by the Senate subcommittee on investigations. States that accept certain federal funding are required under the Death in Custody... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Former President Donald Trump's legal team is urging the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to reject the Justice Department's request for a partial stay of a district judge's ruling that has effectively paused the government's investigation into Trump's potential mishandling of classified... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's contention in a recent interview that the "pandemic is over" is complicating Senate Democrats' efforts to secure needed Republican support for COVID-19 relief funding that had been requested by Biden's administration. "COVID is not over," Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., said... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- There's a tension between voter access and voting security, but that balance has been tipping decidedly one way in the recent political environment in which false claims that Donald Trump didn't lose the 2020 election have muddied the waters, according to many... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden spoke Monday with Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi about the federal government's support after the island territory was hit this weekend by deadly Hurricane Fiona. According to the White House, Biden -- who spoke by phone with Pierluisi from Air... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- This is part of an ongoing series from ABC News reporting in battleground states across the country, as voters share their personal views on major issues. Voters have said they have some key topics on their minds in the months before November's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two senior members of the Jan. 6 select committee have introduced a bipartisan bill to reform the counting of presidential electoral votes to prevent another riot at the Capitol over disputed results. The Presidential Election Reform Act from Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Mark Frerichs -- the last-known American hostage being held by the Taliban -- has been released in a prisoner exchange, President Joe Biden confirmed in a statement on Monday. "His release is the culmination of years of tireless work by dedicated public servants... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of Tom Barrack, the billionaire fundraiser for former President Donald Trump who is charged with illegally lobbying for the United Arab Emirates while seeking investments in two UAE sovereign wealth funds. Barrack chaired Trump’s 2016... Read More.