House panel slated to advance massive bill Saturday as liberals and moderates continue negotiating
House Democrats scheduled a rare Saturday meeting to advance their proposed $3.5 trillion package, setting up a key procedural vote while they struggle to pass President Joe Biden's economic agenda.
County officials in Texas say they are in the dark following 'audit' announcement
A day after a press release obliquely announced that a "full forensic audit" was already underway in a handful of Texas counties, officials in many of those counties told CNN they're still in the dark about the audit plans.
The week in 14 headlines
This week, President Joe Biden's agenda hangs in the balance. Amid a worsening migrant crisis at the southern US border and a jumbled booster shot rollout, Biden is urgently trying to mend fractures between moderate and progressive Democrats that threaten to topple his $3.5 trillion spending bill and $1 trillion infrastructure package.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explains why voting 'present' on bill to fund Israel's Iron Dome moved her to tears
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez penned a letter to her constituents Friday explaining her emotional reaction to voting "present" on a bill funding Israel's Iron Dome Aerial Defense System this week.
Judge to US Capitol rioter: 'You've disgraced this country in the eyes of the world'
A federal judge erupted at a Capitol riot defendant as he pleaded guilty on Friday, chastising him for participating in an "attack on our government" and warning him to stay on the "straight and narrow," in the latest strong reaction from the judiciary to the insurrection.
Even Biden caught off guard by his administration's foreign policy crises
When French officials erupted in anger last week after being left out of a US-led security pact with Australia and the UK, much of Washington was caught off guard -- including President Joe Biden, according to people familiar with his reaction.
Situation becoming 'dire' at US airbase in Germany housing approximately 2,000 pregnant Afghan refugees
The task of accommodating 10,000 Afghan refugees, including approximately 2,000 pregnant women, is putting facilities at Ramstein airbase in Germany under tremendous strain as nighttime temperatures drop toward freezing and what was meant to be a 10-day temporary stay is stretching into weeks, with one US source familiar with the situation describing it as becoming "dire."
Biden decides it would be inappropriate to assert executive privilege in January 6 investigation
President Joe Biden has determined he will not assert executive privilege to shield Trump-era records from being seen by a congressional committee investigating the January 6 insurrection attempt, the White House said on Friday.
Obamas set to oversee groundbreaking of presidential library next week
Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama will oversee the groundbreaking of the Obama Presidential Center next week, according to a new video from the former first couple, beginning one of the final steps in the delayed process.
Judge orders Trump Org. to address subpoenas by New York attorney general for company records
A New York judge has ordered the Trump Organization to submit a report next week to the New York Attorney General in an effort to resolve a long-running dispute over subpoenas for records, according to an unsealed order.
Education Department repays Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for enforcing mask mandates
The Department of Education on Thursday repaid a group of Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for implementing mask mandates in defiance of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order that parents, not school officials, must decide how to protect their children in the pandemic.