Politics

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Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — There’s a tension between voter access and voting security, but that balance has been tipping decidedly one way in the recent political environment in which false claims that Donald Trump didn’t lose the 2020 election have muddied the waters, according to many experts who are raising alarms about proposed election-related […]

Tetra Images – Henryk Sadura/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden’s contention in a recent interview that the “pandemic is over” is complicating Senate Democrats’ efforts to secure needed Republican support for COVID-19 relief funding that had been requested by Biden’s administration. “COVID is not over,” Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., said Monday when asked about […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden spoke Monday with Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi about the federal government’s support after the island territory was hit this weekend by deadly Hurricane Fiona. According to the White House, Biden — who spoke by phone with Pierluisi from Air Force One while […]

Getty Images (NEW YORK) — This is part of an ongoing series from ABC News reporting in battleground states across the country, as voters share their personal views on major issues. Voters have said they have some key topics on their minds in the months before November’s midterms — issues like the economy and high […]

Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Two senior members of the Jan. 6 select committee have introduced a bipartisan bill to reform the counting of presidential electoral votes to prevent another riot at the Capitol over disputed results. The Presidential Election Reform Act from Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., targets some of the perceived […]

John Stillwell/Pool via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former first lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama are remembering Queen Elizabeth II in separate video clips posted on the day of the late monarch’s state funeral. Michelle Obama shared a video on Instagram, recounting the first time she met the late monarch, who died […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — Mark Frerichs — the last-known American hostage being held by the Taliban — has been released in a prisoner exchange, President Joe Biden confirmed in a statement on Monday. “His release is the culmination of years of tireless work by dedicated public servants across our government […]

Mint Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of Tom Barrack, the billionaire fundraiser for former President Donald Trump who is charged with illegally lobbying for the United Arab Emirates while seeking investments in two UAE sovereign wealth funds. Barrack chaired Trump’s 2016 inaugural fund, a position federal prosecutors in […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — As new evidence emerges of war crimes by the Russian military in its ongoing invasion of Ukraine, “It’s so important for everyone to see the true face of this aggression and terrorist attack Russia is waging,” Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.S., Oksana Markarova, said Sunday. “It’s tortures, rapes, killings. War […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Sunday called for more “coordination” with the federal government and Govs. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, and Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., who are busing and flying newly arrived migrants to blue states across the country. “I traveled to Washington last week, spoke with Sen. [Chuck] Schumer, […]


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