How Joe Manchin speaks for a lot of Americans
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is increasingly drawing the ire of progressive Democrats. With the slimmest of majorities in the Senate, Democrats need every vote and Manchin's unwillingness to bend on issues such as filibuster reform is getting in the way of the party's legislative priorities.
Pennsylvania election reform bill mandates voter ID but faces stern opposition
Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are pushing their own version of sweeping election security bills that led to massive controversy in other states, but the legislation is unlikely to become law with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf staunchly opposed to such reforms.
Texas, Arizona govs calling for states to send police to the border to help deal with border crisis
The governors of Texas and Arizona are calling on their counterparts in other states to send law enforcement to the border to help stem the crisis at the southern border that has overwhelmed officials and border states.
How Trump's tariffs haunt Kentucky's whiskey distillers: 'We're still on death row'
Dozens of cases of whiskey sit on the ground floor of the James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington, Kentucky, ready to be shipped -- but, because President Joe Biden hasn't moved to end trade disputes started under former President Donald Trump, none of it will be going to thirsty customers overseas.
Analysis: Most blue states will make Biden's July 4 vaccine goal. The red ones won't.
The United States looks increasingly unlikely to reach President Joe Biden's July 4 vaccine goal. We need at least 70% of all adults to have one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and we're on pace to have somewhere between 67% and 68%.
Cheney challenger says he's surpassed $500K fundraising in bid to unseat ousted GOP conference chair
Wyoming state Sen. Anthony Bouchard, a Republican who's challenging Rep. Liz Cheney for her House seat after she voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, told Fox News that he's raised more than $500,00 so far in his campaign.
Biden aims to counter China's global infrastructure project with new G7 initiative
The United States says it will be a lead partner in a new global, climate-friendly infrastructure program with its Group of 7 partners, part of President Joe Biden's larger efforts at the G7 summit to better position the US and its allies to compete with China in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Loudon County tees up anti-critical race theory rally
Critics of critical race theory planned an “Education, Not Indoctrination” rally for Saturday morning in a Virginia community that has become a flashpoint over the controversial ideology amid a national debate over whether it belongs in public schools.