Capitol Hill Democrats face tough choices over major economic package in pivotal week ahead
With a debt limit crisis averted for now, the Democratic Party's effort to finalize a sweeping economic package to expand the social safety net will be front-and-center on Capitol Hill this week.
Democrats push Biden to take forceful role in bridging party's sparring factions over agenda
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Joe Biden spoke by phone last Tuesday and zeroed in on a strategy for their party's sweeping economic package, deciding that the time has come to wrap up negotiations, several senior officials in both places tell CNN -- a sign of Democrats' growing restiveness at a critical moment for their domestic agenda.
Kamloops residential school survivor calls for leadership on reconciliation, funding ahead of PM's visit
News/Politics: A survivor of the residential school near Kamloops, B.C., is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to act as a role model on reconciliation and help the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc Nation with additional funding ahead of a meeting with the First Nation on Monday.
Rising prices and empty store shelves spell danger for Biden and Democrats
Joe Biden's struggle to make America normal again after the pandemic is proving to be far more protracted and complicated than first thought, which has enormous political implications for the President and his party.
Gates seems to double down on claim that Biden's been wrong on top foreign policy issues for decades
Robert Gates, the former defense secretary under President Obama, reiterated in an interview that aired Sunday night that he believes President Biden has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades.
Biden admin tells Supreme Court that Guantanamo detainee can provide limited testimony
The Biden administration has informed the Supreme Court that Abu Zubaydah, a former associate of Osama bin Laden who was subject to enhanced interrogation techniques in a CIA detention center and is currently held in in Guantanamo Bay, could provide limited testimony for use in a Polish investigation into the use of CIA black sites in the wake of 9/11.
Ex-intel official who created controversial Trump Russia dossier speaks out
Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, the man behind the "Steele Dossier" that claimed Russian officials held compromising information on former President Donald Trump, defended the claims made in the dossier in his first on-camera interview since it was revealed in 2017.
Florida first lady Casey DeSantis makes surprise first public appearance since breast cancer diagnosis
Florida first lady Casey DeSantis surprised guests at the Hernando County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner Saturday with her first public appearance since Gov. Ron DeSantis revealed her breast cancer diagnosis
White House continues to push debunked zero-cost claim on Biden's agenda
President Biden is sticking to his claim that his Build Back Better agenda will cost the average American taxpayer zero dollars, with the White House declaring Sunday that the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package is "fully paid for by ensuring big corporations and the very wealthy pay their fair share."
Loudoun County prosecutor who sought jail time for father of girl raped at school tied to Soros, McAuliffe
Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Buta Biberaj, who sought jail time against Scott Smith after his June school board meeting arrest, has ties to progressive megadonor George Soros and Democratic Virginia gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe.