Judge orders Trump Org. to address subpoenas by New York attorney general for company records
A New York judge has ordered the Trump Organization to submit a report next week to the New York Attorney General in an effort to resolve a long-running dispute over subpoenas for records, according to an unsealed order.
Education Department repays Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for enforcing mask mandates
The Department of Education on Thursday repaid a group of Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for implementing mask mandates in defiance of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order that parents, not school officials, must decide how to protect their children in the pandemic.
Biden urges Democratic action on stalled legislative agenda
President Joe Biden on Friday urged Democrats to pass massive infrastructure and social safety net legislation at a time when sharp disagreements between moderate and progressive members of his party threaten his domestic agenda.
A play for critical momentum on Biden's agenda at a moment when there is none
The White House and Democratic congressional leaders have announced a deal on a framework of a "menu of options" to finance an agreement that doesn't currently exist on a package that doesn't currently have a topline spending number that would require those financing options.
90% of households won't see a bigger tax bill under Democrats' $3.5 trillion plan
Democrats are inching closer to achieving their long-term goal of reforming the federal tax system so that the wealthy pay a higher rate than they do now -- or what President Joe Biden refers to as their "fair share."
Mothers turn grief into action in the fight against childhood cancer
Changing the world is an ambitious goal that can feel impossible, but two mothers are doing it one piece of legislation at a time. This week, these two behind-the-scenes influencers will be front and center lobbying members of Congress on behalf of children with cancer.
House GOP's impeachment backers vow to stay in the midterm fight against Trump and his allies
Nearly all of the House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump are signaling they're committed to defending their seats and going head-to-head with the Trump wing of the party, teeing up a massive intraparty showdown and putting GOP leaders in the crosshairs of the vindictive former President.
Biden officials stress Quad is an 'unofficial gathering,' 'not a military alliance,' ahead of first in-person meeting
President Joe Biden will host the leaders of India, Australia and Japan at the White House on Friday for the first in-person meeting of "The Quad," an informal group of countries that many see as an effort to push back against China's influence in the Indo-Pacific region -- and one that Beijing has criticized as representing a Cold War mentality.
Crisis of Haitian migrants exposes rifts for Biden on immigration
When members of the Congressional Black Caucus arrived to Vice President Kamala Harris' residence this week for an event marking the group's 50th anniversary, talk quickly turned to the devolving humanitarian crisis on the US-Mexico border.
Sham Arizona 2020 review blows open Trump's election lies -- but he's trying again in Texas
Donald Trump's campaign to destroy confidence in America's elections is racking up new wins after Texas caved to his demands to review its own voting and as Arizona Republicans on Friday present findings of their own sham "audit."
Draft report from partisan Arizona review confirms Biden defeated Trump in Maricopa County last November
The partisan review of Maricopa County's 2.1 million ballots cast in the 2020 election found a vote count nearly identical to what the county had previously reported, a draft report detailing its findings shows.
Blinken defends US leadership at UN as Biden administration wrestles with foreign policy crises
Secretary of State Antony Blinken defended US leadership at the United Nations on Thursday even as he acknowledged that it will take time to repair relations with France, one of America's oldest allies, after missteps by the Biden administration.
January 6 committee issues first subpoenas for witness testimony to four Trump loyalists
The select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol issued its first round of subpoenas Thursday, targeting close aides and allies of former President Donald Trump. The subpoenas come as the select committee seeks to investigate efforts the Trump White House took to potentially overturn the 2020 presidential election and how the spread of misinformation fueled the anger and violence that led to the Capitol Insurrection.
House votes to approve 2022 National Defense Authorization Act
The House has voted to approve the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022 with wide bipartisan support. The bill, which sets the guidelines for defense policy, authorizes spending in line with the Pentagon's priorities, though it does not appropriate the spending itself.