US is expected to sanction Russia and expel Russian officials in response to hacks and election interference
The Biden administration is expected to announce sanctions as soon as Thursday targeting Russian individuals and entities, in addition to the expulsion of as many as a dozen Russian diplomats from the US in response to the hack of SolarWinds and election interference, according to two sources familiar with the plans.
Sanders says he disagrees with Tlaib's call for 'no more policing'
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday evening that he disagreed with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a fellow progressive, after she called for "no more policing, incarceration, and militarization" in the wake of Daunte Wright's fatal encounter with police in Minnesota.
Effort to include Republicans on infrastructure plan falling flat on Capitol Hill
The prospects for any bipartisan deal on infrastructures are swiftly narrowing on Capitol Hill, where Republicans view President Joe Biden's sweeping definition of infrastructure as a nonstarter and Democrats have the legislative tools to pass a bill without a single Republican vote.
Fulton County passes resolution that would explore legal challenges to Georgia voting law
Fulton County officials on Wednesday passed a resolution that will allow Georgia's most populous county to explore legal challenges to the state's controversial voting law that was rushed into law last month.
US Capitol rioter who tried to flee to Switzerland is jailed pre-trial
A geophysicist who allegedly beat police officers who were trying to help injured rioters during the US Capitol siege will be jailed before trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing the man's ham-handed attempt to flee to Switzerland as proof that he poses a literal flight risk.
Federal judge rules private land on border can be seized for the wall, despite Biden's construction halt
The federal government can take "immediate possession" of a Texas family's land along the US-Mexico border after a years-long court battle, a federal judge has ruled -- a move at odds with President Joe Biden's pledge to halt wall construction.
How Biden went his own way on Afghanistan withdrawal
President Joe Biden ordered the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan over the advice of some of his senior-most advisers in the Pentagon and State Department, leaders who are now charged with carrying out the particulars of the complicated drawdown.
Biden's agenda hinges on new Senate push for bipartisan deals amid distrust between the parties
Major items on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda hang in the balance this month, hinging on Republicans' willingness to cut deals and whether Democrats agree to pare back their ambitions at the risk of causing a backlash on the left.
Obama praises Biden's 'bold leadership' on Afghanistan withdrawal
Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised President Joe Biden's "bold leadership" for his decision to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, saying that "it is time to recognize that we have accomplished all that we can militarily" in America's longest war.
Prosecutors won't pursue charges in shooting death of Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot
Federal prosecutors in Washington, DC, will not pursue criminal charges against the US Capitol Police officer involved in the shooting death of Ashli Babbitt during the riot at the Capitol on January 6, the Justice Department said Wednesday.