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Democratic heavyweights converge on Cleveland as 11th District primary stokes intra-party heat
The final weekend of campaigning for the primary in Ohio's 11th Congressional District brought to life the divisions that still exist deep inside the Democratic Party, despite broader signs of unity during the first six months of the Biden administration.
She survived attack by Jonestown cult members. Hear what she says about Trump
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), who was injured during the Peoples Temple Jonestown Massacre in 1978, says she sees similarities between cult leader Jim Jones and former President Donald Trump in the way they use their charisma to connect with disillusioned American and act as "merchants of deceit." Speier was shot five times on an airstrip in Guyana while accompanying a lawmaker to investigate the nearby cult.
McCarthy jokes 'it will be hard not to hit' Pelosi with gavel if he becomes House speaker
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked at a Saturday night event that it "will be hard not to hit" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the speaker's gavel if Republicans take control of the chamber in the 2022 midterms and he becomes speaker.
Democrats increase pressure on party leadership to act on eviction moratorium as White House shifts focus to federal aid
Congressional Democrats are increasing pressure on their party's leadership to act on the now-expired federal eviction moratorium as the White House shifts its focus to unspent housing assistance hours after the order ended and left millions of renters in limbo.
John Lewis aide hopes young Americans use lessons in posthumous graphic novel to change lawmakers' minds on voting rights
As the fight over voting rights intensifies, a longtime aide to late Congressman John Lewis hopes young Americans will use the lessons in the civil rights leader's posthumous graphic novel to change lawmakers' minds on the issue.
Belarusian sprinter says she is being forcibly removed from the Olympics and sent home
A Belarusian sprinter competing at the Tokyo Olympics released a video on Sunday calling for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help her avoid being returned to her native country against her will.
Senators confident trillion-dollar bipartisan infrastructure deal will be introduced Sunday
A key Republican and Democrat involved in negotiating a roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal that will fulfill key priorities in President Joe Biden's agenda say they expect the bill will be introduced in the Senate on Sunday and that the chamber could move to approve it as early as this week.
'The problem remains with the unvaccinated,' one expert says as US Covid-19 cases surge
Over the course of the last century, Washington, DC has positioned itself as a leader in arts and culture. The nation's capital is home to a network of several dozen museums and galleries, including more than 20 devoted primarily to exhibiting visual art. Only a handful of galleries are Black-owned.