House Ethics Committee launches investigation into Madison Cawthorn
The House Committee on Ethics is launching an investigation into GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina to determine whether he was involved in financial improprieties or had an improper relationship with an individual on his staff, the committee announced Monday.
Cuellar, lone anti-abortion Democrat in House, faces third showdown with progressive Cisneros
Rep. Henry Cuellar, the long-time Laredo congressman backed by House leaders despite his status as the last Democratic opponent of abortion rights in the House, faces progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros for the third time Tuesday in a primary runoff in South Texas.
Here's how redistricting could shift voting power in 5 states headed to polls
Every 10 years, states redraw their congressional districts to reflect new census population counts. Here's CNN's analysis into how redistricting efforts in Georgia, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas and Minnesota will shape voting for the next decade.
'She is our future': A Democratic rising star seeks to make history in Georgia's secretary of state race
State Rep. Bee Nguyen's candidacy may offer a test of whether the coalition that helped President Joe Biden win Georgia in 2020 will deliver historic victories in 2022. But, first, she has to get through Tuesday's primary.
Supreme Court makes it more difficult for prisoners to argue they had ineffective counsel
The Supreme Court said Monday that state prisoners may not present new evidence in federal court in support of a claim that their post-conviction counsel in state court was ineffective in violation of the Constitution.
Biden says recession is not inevitable but acknowledges economic pain
President Joe Biden said Monday he believes a recession in the US is not inevitable but acknowledged the economic pain that Americans are feeling amid high inflation, supply chain shortages and the geopolitical earthquake caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Jill Biden uses her soft diplomacy to make the case for partnering with the US during three-country Latin America tour
First lady Jill Biden on Monday wraps a six-day, three-country tour of Latin America with an agenda that focused -- at times with subtlety and others with direct intent -- on why a partnership with the United States has its benefits.
With strong lead over Perdue, Kemp shifts attention to Abrams in Georgia governor's race
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, buoyed by a commanding polling lead, has stopped mentioning his Trump-endorsed primary opponent David Perdue on the campaign trail. Instead, he has shifted his focus to the presumptive Democratic nominee, Stacey Abrams.
How Herschel Walker united the right and has Democrats plotting for a fight
Last summer, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell was nervous about Herschel Walker, seeing stories about the rookie candidate's turbulent past and fearful that an unvetted and untested Republican could implode in the heat of the biggest Senate race in the country.