Politics

Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As another Gen Zer, Olivia Rodrigo, famously said, “God, it’s brutal out here” — including for Washington, D.C.’s newest, youngest congressman-elect. Maxwell Frost, 25, the first member of Gen Z elected to Congress, wrote on Twitter on Thursday about his frustrations after he said he was […]

Nathan Posner/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Sen. Raphael Warnock’s reelection in Georgia’s runoff on Tuesday clinched a 51st seat for his party, cemented battleground status for his home state and kick-started discussion about how he succeeded this year unlike any other Georgia Democrats. After Warnock defeated Republican rival Herschel Walker on Tuesday night, […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Republicans are celebrating a major political win as they head into the new Congress with a House majority — forcing Democrats to concede on ending the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in order to get the must-pass national defense bill across the finish line. The move would be a major concession […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Thursday disclosed additional details about how President Joe Biden and administration officials were able to secure WNBA star Brittney Griner’s release and return from Russia. White House spokesperson John Kirby told reporters that the deal “really came to fruition in the last […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The House on Thursday passed a bill to codify federal recognition of same-sex and interracial marriages, which now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature. The Respect for Marriage Act passed with bipartisan support in a 258-169 vote. Thirty-nine Republicans joined Democrats in voting yes on the measure. […]

joe daniel price/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — In an extraordinary and tense debate stretching three hours on Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court entertained an unprecedented call to give state legislatures nearly unchecked power to dictate when, where and how Americans vote for president and Congress. While a majority of justices appeared skeptical of entirely removing state […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — In celebrating WNBA star Brittney Griner’s release, President Joe Biden made a point on Thursday to say the prisoner swap was “not a choice” between Griner and Paul Whelan, the American former Marine who is still detained in Russia. “We never forgot about Brittney. We’ve not […]

EVA MARIE UZCATEGUI/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump had an outside team conduct a deeper search for any government documents at four properties which turned up at least two more documents marked classified, ABC News has confirmed according to sources familiar with the matter. The documents were recovered at a storage […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Second gentleman Doug Emhoff hosted a roundtable at the White House on Wednesday about antisemitism, saying he was compelled to use his “microphone” to address the issue. “There’s an epidemic of hate facing our country,” he said, kicking off his remarks. “We’re seeing a rapid rise in antisemitic rhetoric and […]

Creativeye99/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A Florida state representative behind the Parental Rights in Education bill, dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill by critics, has been indicted on wire fraud, money laundering and making false statements charges. A federal grand jury in the Northern District of Florida returned a six-count indictment against state Rep. Joseph Harding, […]


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