'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.
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.
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.
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.
Biden administration never considered MBS sanctions a viable option in response to Khashoggi report
The Biden administration never considered sanctions as a viable option against the powerful Saudi crown prince named as responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, even though the new President promised to punish senior Saudi leaders during the election.
Biden still working through Tanden replacement options as Hill Democrats push Young
President Joe Biden is still working through the process of replacing Neera Tanden's failed Office of Management and Budget director nomination, as congressional Democrats ramp up pressure for Shalanda Young, a well-respected congressional staffer, according to multiple officials.
Lawmakers raise concerns over reports of National Guard troops being served 'raw, moldy food' at Capitol
A bipartisan group of members of Michigan's congressional delegation sent the chief of the National Guard a letter Tuesday complaining about the food being provided to members of the state's National Guard while stationed at the US Capitol.
House Oversight Committee subpoenas Trump's accounting firm Mazars again
The House Oversight Committee has issued a new subpoena to accounting firm Mazars USA for a wide swath of records related to former President Donald Trump, which would likely include the ex-President's tax returns.