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Mint Images/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Congress has just three legislative days remaining to avert a fast-approaching government shutdown at the end of the week, and much of its ability to keep the government running will depend upon whether lawmakers can navigate an impasse over energy policy. In the few days that remain, Senate Majority Leader […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Monday doubled down on her controversial support for the filibuster and displayed her unconventional friendship with Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell during a speech hosted by the Republican in his home state of Kentucky. Speaking at the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, […]

Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Ahead of Hurricane Ian’s expected landfall in Florida, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Monday that President Joe Biden has yet to speak directly with GOP Gov. Ron Desantis. “We don’t have any calls to preview or that’s locked into there, at this time,” Jean-Pierre said […]

Chris Kleponis/CNP/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden’s federal student loan forgiveness plan will cost $400 billion over 10 years, according to a revised estimate this week from the Congressional Budget Office. That’s a lower number than from one leading outside estimate, but the nonpartisan federal agency’s projection drew quick pushback from the […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to announce a new proposed rule that would allow fliers to see the total cost of an airline ticket, including extra fees, before they click on “purchase.” Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel search websites would have to […]

Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin)/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Ahead of what could be their final investigative hearing, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, members of the House Jan. 6 committee on Sunday offered a small preview of what is to come as they rapidly approach the end of their timeline. “We’re not disclosing yet what the focus […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (AUSTIN, Texas) — Outgoing Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., reiterated this weekend that she would campaign against election deniers, singling out Republican gubernatorial nominees in Arizona and Pennsylvania who’ve floated conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential race. Cheney, who lost her primary last month to a challenger endorsed by former President Donald Trump, […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — With his party struggling in the midterms, his economic stewardship under fire and his overall job approval under 40%, a clear majority of Democrats in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll say the party should replace Joe Biden as its nominee for president in 2024. In the November midterm election […]

Tal Axelrod, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The U.S. is seeing evidence that Russia is “struggling” in its invasion of Ukraine and has warned Moscow that there would be “catastrophic consequences” if it were to use a nuclear weapon in its war against Kyiv, the White House national security adviser said Sunday. Jake Sullivan, in […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — After Donald Trump suggested last week that as president “you can declassify just by saying it’s declassified, even by thinking about it,” Republican Wyoming Senator John Barrasso disagreed — but only after George Stephanopoulos pressed him on the issue twice on ABC’s “This Week.” During an interview on Sunday, Barrasso […]

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