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.
The Point: Greg Abbott's head-scratching, anti-science decision to end the Texas mask mandate
As coronavirus case across the country are dropping, cases in Texas actually increased by 5% over the last two weeks, according to statistics from Johns Hopkins University. Which makes this a very odd time for Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to do what he did on Tuesday.
Susan Collins says she will vote to confirm Deb Haaland for interior secretary
Sen. Susan Collins, a key moderate Republican from Maine, said Wednesday she will vote to confirm Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior secretary, further securing a likely successful confirmation for one of President Joe Biden's nominees.
After Neera Tanden's defeat, Republicans set sights on HHS nominee Becerra
Fresh off President Biden withdrawing Neera Tanden's nomination for head of the Office of Management and Budget, Republicans are now looking to prevent the confirmation of Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra.
Washington Post: Top Pentagon official says approval for National Guard to Capitol riot was 'sprint speed'
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley defended efforts to deploy the National Guard to the US Capitol during the insurrection and said approval was given at "sprint speed," The Washington Post reported Tuesday.