Iowa Dem used official position to secure tax breaks for client of her family-owned business, filings show
Liz Mathis, who announced on Tuesday that she was challenging freshman Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, rallied support among her fellow state senators in 2016 to secure up to $2.5 million in sales tax rebates for Prospect Meadows, an Iowa-based nonprofit that paid her husband's marketing firm tens of thousands of dollars for consulting services.
Ex-cop who stormed US Capitol is jailed after buying 37 guns and posting that 'violence' is better than 'peaceful protest'
A Virginia police officer who was fired after storming the US Capitol was jailed Wednesday by a federal judge because he ordered a large stockpile of guns and ammunition after his January arrest, and posted online in support of future political violence.
Texas police department warns public after COVID-positive migrants released by Border Patrol into town
A Texas border town police department is warning citizens of the potential danger posed by illegal immigrants infected with the coronavirus being released by Border Patrol agents and housed in local hotels.
McAuliffe attacks Youngkin by tying him to Trump's election lies
Virginia's Terry McAuliffe, in an effort to tie his gubernatorial opponent, Glenn Youngkin, to all things Donald Trump, is now linking the Republican nominee to the former President's top focus: so-called election integrity.
National Police Association slams Jan. 6 probe as ‘dog and pony show,' calls for investigation of Floyd riots
The National Police Association on Wednesday slammed Congress’ investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot as a politically motivated “dog and pony show” that has no intention of uncovering the truth of what really happened that day.
Senate negotiators reach deal on $2 billion Capitol security funding bill in wake of January 6 insurrection
The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee have reached a deal on a roughly $2 billion Capitol Hill security spending bill in response to the deadly January 6 insurrection.
Ted Cruz's question about China sanctions silences Biden intel official during testimony
Sen. Ted. Cruz was met with silence during a congressional hearing when he grilled a panel of cybersecurity officials on why China was not sanctioned after the attack on Microsoft and other U.S. companies.
Mask mandates pour in nationwide after CDC revises guidance for vaccinated people
New mask mandates and rules cascaded Tuesday and Wednesay following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance that vaccinated people in high-transmission areas should still wear masks indoors, bringing back pandemic health restrictions for many Americans.