Cuomo allegations: What do Democrats who believed Kavanaugh accusations think?
Many leading Democrats who demanded an investigation into Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual misconduct allegations against then Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are less outspoken about the accusations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Conservatives authorized Chinese police-owned company to run visa centre: Blair
News/Politics: Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says he assumes security authorities signed off on an arrangement to allow a company owned by a Chinese police force to run Canada's visa application centre in Beijing.
House to vote on Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief package Friday
The House of Representatives will vote on Friday to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19 has left Americans in dire need of further relief.
Beto's back? O'Rourke jumps into spotlight in wake of Texas storm as he eyes another political campaign
In what seems like a flashback to his 2018 Senate campaign or his run in 2019 for the Democratic presidential nomination, Beto O’Rourke is once again on the road -- this time with relief efforts for Texas devastated by the deadly winter storm.
CPAC heavy hitters to highlight constitutional freedoms, allege 'left hates the Bill of Rights'
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will ramp up Friday with a focus on the Constitution as a slew of high-profile Republicans speak on how the Bill of Rights can apply to modern America.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn's Big Idea: Review US-China sister city partnerships to protect against malign influence
Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn will roll out legislation to require oversight of sister city partnerships between U.S. and Chinese communities to determine whether they leave American communities vulnerable to “foreign espionage and ideological coercion.”
Biden set for consoler-in-chief visit to winter storm-battered Texas
President Joe Biden will embrace a familiar role on his trip to Houston Friday as he seeks to offer both comfort and federal support after a severe winter storm-battered Texas and left millions without power, heat or water.
Trump returns and Republican 2024 prospects seek breakout moments at CPAC gathering
Republican politicians, media personalities and activists are gathering this weekend in Florida for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, an event that could offer an early window into the party's 2024 presidential contest while also amplifying false claims that the 2020 election was stolen.
Science will lead the way on border reopening, U.S. secretary of state says
News/Politics: The United States will not be putting an arbitrary timeline on when the Canada-U.S. border should reopen because the Biden administration is going to let science do the talking, said U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.
Biden's trade pick says she's focused on helping U.S. workers, holding back China
News/Politics: Some cabinet confirmations turn into partisan wrestling matches. By the end of her appearance at the Senate Finance committee Thursday, the confirmation of Katherine Tai as the next United States Trade Representative felt more like a collective laying on of hands.
Washington state Senate approves open carry ban at Capitol, permitted rallies in party-line vote
Washington state senators voted along party lines Thursday to pass a bill that would ban the open carry of firearms and other weapons both at the Capitol building in Olympia and within 250 feet of a permitted demonstration anywhere in the state.
Pelosi vows to keep minimum wage provision in House bill; Harris could act
The Senate's chief parliamentarian ruled Thursday that a federal minimum wage hike should not be included in the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, but that seemed to do little to deter House Democrats from pursuing the plan — against impossible odds.
Past Biden, Psaki tweets criticizing Trump slammed after new Syria airstrikes
Past Twitter messages from President Biden and one of his top aides -- both criticizing former President Trump -- weren't appearing to age well Thursday after Biden ordered airstrikes against an Iranian-backed militia stronghold in Syria.
House is set for historic down payment on Biden's legacy
At any other time, the imminent House passage of a gargantuan $1.9 trillion bill that addresses many of the foundational goals of a new presidency would be regarded as a smashing victory for a White House only six weeks into a first term.