Florida surgeon general favorably recommended after Democrats walk out of confirmation hearing
A contentious confirmation hearing for Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo ended abruptly Wednesday after Democrats walked out in protest, prompting Republicans to immediately vote to favorably recommend Ladapo.
Liberal Breyer is taking no chances in the timing of his departure
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is conditioning his retirement on the confirmation of a successor and has taken a page from individual justices who have given presidents several months to move their choices into place.
Biden stands by commitment to nominate Black woman to the Supreme Court, White House says
The White House signaled Wednesday that President Joe Biden remains committed to nominating the first Black woman to the Supreme Court after a well-placed source familiar with the matter told CNN that Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire.
Judge casts doubt on January 6 defense strategy of shifting blame to Trump
A federal judge appeared unconvinced on Wednesday that Donald Trump should be allowed to testify at a January 6 trial, after a defendant who's accused of entering the US Capitol and stealing a coat rack argued the former President could be a helpful witness to him.
DOJ investigating false pro-Trump electoral slates
The Justice Department is investigating allegations of phony Electoral College certifications from 2020 that declared Republicans were the electors voting for Donald Trump and Mike Pence when in fact Democrats had won and voted for President Biden and Vice President Harris, Fox News has confirmed.
Stephen Breyer just handed Joe Biden a golden opportunity to rally his scattered base
When President Joe Biden woke up Wednesday morning, what greeted him was, well, a waking nightmare: Russia massing troops on the border of Ukraine, sky-high inflation and the Omicron variant continuing to rage through the country.
US hands Russia written response to demands, says up to Kremlin how to proceed
Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday that the United States has delivered written responses to demands made by Russia, saying it will be up to the Kremlin on how they want to proceed amid heightening tensions between Moscow and Ukraine.
GOP senators press Biden admin for answers on 'politically motivated' attacks against parents
Republican senators are requesting a formal investigation into the Biden administration's alleged coordination with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and the National Education Association (NEA) and whether those relationships were used to silence parents critical of schools' COVID-19 and critical race theory policies.