First on CNN: Biden administration expected to name GOP official who challenged Trump's lies to key election security role
The Biden administration is expected to name Kim Wyman, a Republican secretary of state who challenged former President Donald Trump's false claims of election fraud, to lead the Department of Homeland Security's efforts to protect future elections from foreign and domestic interference, multiple people familiar with the matter tell CNN.
Family members of Americans detained abroad call on Biden administration to do more
The families of roughly two dozen US citizens and legal permanent residents detained abroad penned a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday urging him to do more to secure the release of their loved ones.
Capitol Police division protecting congressional leadership was unprepared for January 6, department watchdog says
The US Capitol Police division tasked with protecting congressional leaders was understaffed, didn't have the right kind of equipment and lacked a comprehensive plan during the Capitol riot on January 6, a new department watchdog report says.
State Department will form new cyber bureau
The Biden administration is launching a new bureau for cyberspace and digital policy at the State Department as part of an effort to strengthen diplomats' cyber expertise, Secretary of State Tony Blinken announced in an email to the department's workforce on Monday.
Trump endorsed Herschel Walker, Max Miller and Sean Parnell. They're now facing scrutiny over their pasts
Donald Trump is throwing his support behind a trio of candidates whose troubled pasts have come under scrutiny, as he continues to influence the standards of the GOP from his post-presidency perch.
Garland should stand down after NSBA apology, GOP politicians say
Congressional Republicans are calling for Attorney General Merrick Garland to stand down after the National School Boards Association (NSBA) apologized for its controversial letter urging the administration to investigate school board opposition.
Manchin sees deal on Biden agenda this week, resists Medicare expansion
Sen. Joe Manchin, who for months has called for a pause in talks over President Joe Biden's social safety net package, on Monday offered his most optimistic assessment yet that a deal could be reached imminently -- as soon as this week.
'There's a lot of love': Outgoing federal minister Deb Schulte reflects on defeat, cancer battle
News/Politics: Deb Schulte’s first day as a former federal cabinet minister will be spent undergoing a stem cell transplant to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma — a procedure she said she believes will give her a good chance at a long remission.
Biden administration details new plans for air travel for foreign nationals starting next month
The Biden administration on Monday outlined new details of its plans to allow Covid-19-vaccinated foreign nationals to travel to the United States again starting November 8, including details on which vaccines will be permitted and who will be exempted from requirements.
California politician wants to ban 'live' guns on movie sets after accidental shooting by Alec Baldwin
A California state senator is pushing to ban "live" guns from movie sets after the tragic death of a worker on the set of "Rust" after Alec Baldwin fired a gun he'd been told was unloaded.
NYC climate protesters shut down Manhattan highways during rush hour, demand Biden save planet
New York City climate protesters blocked portions of West Side Highway and FDR Drive in Manhattan during rush hour Monday morning in an effort to pressure President Biden to keep the climate change provisions in his Build Back Better agenda.
Virginia parents slam Obama's 'tone-deaf' dismissal of education issues amid alleged sexual assault
Former President Barack Obama condemned Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin for focusing on hot-button education issues during the campaign, dismissing those issues as unserious and “fake outrage.” Virginia parents and parent advocates shot back at Obama's remarks, calling them “tone deaf” and “clueless."