'They just were not all in': How the White House convinced two pharmaceutical giants to collaborate on a vaccine
President Joe Biden's coronavirus response team learned two things his first week in office: Johnson & Johnson's one-shot coronavirus vaccine was highly effective -- but the company was millions of doses behind its production schedule.
Republicans want briefing from Mayorkas after DHS chief claims 'no' border crisis
EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans on the Border Security Caucus are requesting a briefing by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas about the escalating crisis at the southern border and warning that Biden administration policies are fueling it -- days after Mayorkas denied that there was a crisis at all.
Pence rails against HR 1, laments Capitol riot prevented 'substantive discussion' on election integrity
Former Vice President Mike Pence offered harsh criticism for a Democrat-proposed voting reform legislation while condemning the Capitol protest on Jan. 6 that, he said, interrupted what would have been a worthwhile discussion of election integrity.
DC National Guard commander says 'unusual' Pentagon restrictions slowed response to Capitol riot
The commanding general of the Washington, DC, National Guard testified Wednesday that he did not need authorization from Pentagon leaders before deploying troops in response to protests at the nation's capital last summer but that changed in the days before the January 6 insurrection.
Democrat assemblyman says Gov. Cuomo should resign: 'Pattern of abuse of power'
New York State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign "for the good of the state," in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and nursing home death cover-up accusations against the governor.
Senate Finance Committee split on HHS nominee Becerra in tie vote
The Senate Finance Committee did not make a determination on the nomination of President Biden's pick for Health Human Services Secretary, Xavier Becerra, after a vote on the nomination resulted in a tie, split along party lines.
National security watchdog says the pandemic is slowing its work
News/Politics: Physical distancing measures meant to keep Canadians safe during the pandemic have had an unintended consequence for the people keeping tabs on the nation's spies: they can't always access the classified information they need to do their jobs.
Biden’s failure to get Tanden confirmed follows other aborted presidential nominations in history
President Joe Biden suffered his first major setback in confirming his cabinet after the withdrawal this week of the nomination of Neera Tanden to serve as director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Honoré's ‘offensive’ comments should disqualify him from Capitol security review, Republicans tell Pelosi
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are telling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that "offensive" comments made by her choice to lead the investigation into the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol should disqualify him.
Pence pushes false election fraud claims in denouncing Democratic reform bill
Former Vice President Mike Pence is seizing on a Democratic-led initiative to streamline election standards to again push false claims of voting irregularities in one of his first public statements since leaving office.
Capitol Hill security increased around chatter about March 4 conspiracies
Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible plots against the Capitol on March 4, a date that conspiracy theorists have focused on, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Sign-ups for Biden's Obamacare special enrollment period nearly triple
More than 206,000 people signed up for Affordable Care Act policies on the federal exchange in the first two weeks of the special enrollment period ordered by President Joe Biden, federal data released Wednesday shows.