Federal government promises probe of RCMP's approach to sexual misconduct in the ranks
News/Politics: After years of claims that sexual predators and harassers have been allowed to serve in the RCMP with few consequences, the federal government is promising to review how the police service disciplines its members.
Cotton presses Cardona on teachers union letter urging social media to stifle opposition to CRT
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., sent a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona demanding answers on a National Education Association (NEA) letter that followed closely after the National School Boards Association (NSBA) letter comparing concerned parents to domestic terrorists. The NEA suggested that opposition to critical race theory (CRT) is based on "misinformation" that social media companies should stamp out.
Why the coming confrontation on abortion will echo the battle over voting
The approaching legal and political showdown over abortion will reprise the key dynamics that shaped last week's bitter Senate struggle over voting rights -- and further inflame disputes between the parties over the filibuster and the role of "states' rights" in limiting federal guarantees of civil rights and liberties.
Federal court blocks Alabama's new congressional map
A federal court blocked Alabama's newly drawn congressional map on Monday, ruling that it likely violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act because it only includes one district where Black voters have the opportunity to elect a candidate of their choice.
Eric Adams has been mayor of NYC for 24 days. He's already at a crossroads
He's only been in office long enough to collect one paycheck, but New York City Mayor Eric Adams, the charismatic Democrat elected on a promise to reduce violent crime and rejuvenate a city, is already staring down a challenge that strikes at the core of his campaign's promise.
Trump lawyer ordered to respond to January 6 committee subpoena for his Chapman University emails
A federal judge is forcing a conservative lawyer who had worked with then-President Donald Trump's legal team to respond to a House select committee subpoena of his former employer for his emails -- setting congressional investigators up to receive access to information they've wanted for months but had not been able to get.
The political fight over pandemic policy is playing out in America's suburbs, where some of the same voters -- namely suburban women -- who propelled Democrats to big wins in the 2018 and 2020 elections are now breaking ranks ahead of this year's midterms. CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro reports.
Cleveland suburbs offer window into how pandemic policies could shape midterm election
The political fight over pandemic policy is playing out in America's suburbs, where some of the same voters -- namely suburban women -- who propelled Democrats to big wins in the 2018 and 2020 elections are now breaking ranks ahead of this year's midterms.
Fulton County judges approve special grand jury for district attorney's probe of Trump
A group of judges approved a request from Democrat Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis to impanel a special grand jury for a criminal investigation into former President Trump's possible efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
Judge to rule soon on keeping Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes locked up until trial
A federal judge said Monday that she will issue a ruling in the next two days on whether or not to release Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes as he awaits trial for seditious conspiracy charges related to the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.