(CNN) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is allowing the 9/11-style commission that will investigate the January 6 insurrection to use subpoenas in two different ways, a source familiar told CNN on Thursday morning. The first way the commission can issue a subpoena...
Washington (CNN) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi felt "liberated" when she ripped up a copy of President Donald Trump's State of the Union address last year, but the move was largely unplanned simply because she couldn't find a pen, according to a new book. "She...
Democrats have long been seen as under-investing in down ballot races, ceding ground to Republicans in races ranging from city council to state representative and state attorney general. "Two words: Elections matter," said Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford...
(CNN) President Joe Biden on Thursday will kick off a climate summit attended by 40 other world leaders by announcing an ambitious cut in greenhouse gas emissions as he looks to put the US back at the center of the global effort to address the climate crisi...
(CNN) The House of Representatives is on track to vote Thursday on a bill that would grant statehood to Washington, DC, a Democratic priority that faces obstacles to final passage even with the party now in control of both chambers of Congress and the White...
A day after former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all counts, both sides in Washington sought common ground. GOP shows little appetite to budgeIt also remains unclear whether Republicans have any real political incentive to suppor...
(CNN) Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske's office told the state Republican Party on Wednesday that an investigation had found no "evidentiary support" for its allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election. "And while the NVGOP raises p...
(CNN) President Joe Biden is preparing to declare the massacre of an estimated million or more Armenians under the Ottoman Empire a "genocide" this week, risking a potential fracture with Turkey but fulfilling a campaign pledge to finally use the word as Pr...
(CNN) Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Wednesday urged those looking to boycott Georgia-based companies over the state's new elections law to instead vote and back federal voting legislation. "My concern with a boycott, not just at Home Depot but any o...
The White House has invited key Republicans for discussions, but still GOP senators are slated to introduce an infrastructure proposal Thursday that is just a sliver of what President Joe Biden has suggested he wants. If it feels like negotiations surroundi...
Washington (CNN) A group of House Republicans spoke out on Tuesday against a Democratic proposal to grant statehood to Washington, DC, which does not have voting representation in Congress. Freshman Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina described the statehood...
Washington (CNN) US and Iranian officials say they have made progress in talks aimed at bringing the United States back to the 2015 nuclear deal and Iran back into compliance with it, but US officials stressed that a long road remains ahead. A delegation fr...
(CNN) The Justice Department has added a third person to a major federal criminal case that accuses members of the Proud Boys of breaking into the US Capitol on January 6. Matthew Greene of Syracuse, New York, is charged with seven crimes related to the ins...
(CNN) Vice President Kamala Harris cast her first tie-breaking vote related to a Biden administration nominee on the Senate floor Wednesday evening, voting to advance the nomination of Colin Kahl to be the Pentagon's undersecretary for policy. The Senate de...
(CNN) Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski broke ranks with Republicans on Wednesday, voting to confirm Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general. Explaining her vote, Murkowski said this on the Senate floor:"I asked her point blank, 'Why do you want this? Is this w...
(CNN) Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday that a police reform bill is in the works, one of several police reform efforts underway nationwide in the wake of Tuesday's conviction of a former Minneapolis Police officer in the murder of George Floy...
(CNN) Management and operational challenges plagued the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General for years, hurting its ability to effectively carry out its oversight mission, according to preliminary findings from the Government Accounta...
"To put it simply, if you've been waiting for your turn, wait no longer," President Joe Biden told Americans in remarks Wednesday. Biden proudly announced Wednesday that the country has put 200 million shots in American arms during his administration. More...
(CNN) The Texas House on Tuesday passed legislation that would allow election judges to carry a handgun in most polling places on Election Day and during the early voting period. Republican state Rep. Jared Patterson says he filed the bill in response to a...
(CNN) Khan's family is under threat, he's no longer going to his job site, and he's swapping sleeping schedules with his pregnant wife to keep watch. Translators are among them, providing a key link to the thousands of military and US government contractors...