McAuliffe falsely claims 'Women's lives' 'at risk,' 'doctors are going to be put in jail' if Youngkin wins
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe claimed that if his Republican challenger, Glenn Youngkin, wins the election on November 2, women's lives will be “at risk” and doctors will get “put in jail" because Youngkin will sign an abortion law similar to the Texas version. McAuliffe said this despite Youngkin's own claim that he would not sign such a law.
NYC's Barclays Center swarmed by protesters supporting Nets' Kyrie Irving's refusal to be vaccinated
Protesters took to the streets of New York City Sunday marching in support of NBA superstar Kyrie Irving’s public opposition to being forced to take the coronavirus vaccine in order to play.
McAuliffe claims Stacey Abrams should be governor of Georgia, furthering what some call her 'Big Lie'
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe claimed that Stacey Abrams should be the governor of Georgia, accusing Brian Kemp (who ran for governor while also serving as secretary of state) of having “disenfranchised” more than 1 million Georgia voters in the state's 2018 gubernatorial election.
Former U.S. envoy to Afghanistan: ‘We all are unhappy’ with ‘ugly final phase’ of withdrawal
Former envoy Zalmay Khalilzad lamented what he described as the "ugly final phase" of the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan in an interview on "Face the Nation,'' his first since he resigned.
British envoy seeks Canada's climate change help at UN talks in Glasgow
News/Politics: British high commissioner Susannah Goshko is hoping to enlist Canada's aid at the upcoming COP26 conference, countering criticism that this country's international reputation in the area has weakened.
Free community college is out of Biden's plan, but a bigger Pell grant could still help cut costs
President Joe Biden's plan to make tuition free at community colleges is unlikely to make it into the final bill to expand the nation's social safety net. But boosting the federal Pell grant is still on the table and could have a big impact for low-income students.
Pelosi says Democrats plan to have 'agreement' on spending bill and vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill next week
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that the "plan" is for there to be an "agreement" on a framework for the Democrats' budget reconciliation package and a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill next week.
Biden to host Manchin in Delaware to discuss finalizing spending bill
President Joe Biden will host critical moderate Sen. Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at his home in Delaware on Sunday morning in a push to finalize an agreement on a sweeping economic and climate package, a White House official tells CNN
Schumer, Manchin to meet with Biden in Delaware: report
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will be meeting with both President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Sunday, as Democrats continue to have trouble agreeing to terms on a massive social spending bill to go alongside a bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Trump pick's messy personal life worries Senate Republicans desperate to hold on to Pennsylvania seat
Sean Parnell may have the backing of former President Donald Trump, but the Pennsylvania Republican also has significant personal baggage that is raising concerns about the GOP's ability to hold one of the most competitive Senate seats in the country next year.
The pros, cons and unknowns of legal cannabis in Canada on its 3rd anniversary
News/Politics: Three years after cannabis was legalized in this country, research suggests more Canadians than ever are using the drug. But some health experts worry the rapid growth of the industry combined with a lack of recent data about potential public health impacts means we could be missing warning signs.
Trudeau names his new cabinet Tuesday. Here are some of the perks and quirks of being a minister
News/Politics: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil a cabinet Tuesday that he promises will have gender parity and “proper regional distribution.” Like all prime ministers, he is expected to make appointments that reflect the diversity of the country.
Trudeau would have been 'better served' to listen to party's old guard, says Chrétien
News/Politics: Former Liberal prime minister Jean Chrétien says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would have been "better served" if he sought guidance from his party's elder statesmen, but that the current government has failed to reach out to him for advice.