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Michael Godek/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — During a Wednesday hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on aid to Ukraine, lawmakers spent hours questioning the top watchdogs overseeing the three government agencies most directly involved in distributing billions of dollars in American support to the war-torn country, repeatedly arriving at the same answer: So far, there […]

ftwitty/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Republicans are hopeful that potential charges against former President Donald Trump will not wreak havoc on down-ballot races next year but are warning of dour consequences should candidates mishandle an unprecedented indictment. Trump is facing possible indictment over hush money sent to porn actress Stormy Daniels during his 2016 campaign, adding […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A Democratic lawmaker who was screaming about Republicans’ approach to gun violence just off the House floor on Wednesday soon got into a tense altercation with one of his conservative colleagues. An animated Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., a former principal, came off the floor and began telling reporters to continue […]

Sean Gallup/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. would like to see any decision on judicial overhaul in Israel in “keeping with a consensus” and based on the “broadest possible base of public support,” White House spokesperson John Kirby said Wednesday. Kirby sent the message at the daily briefing amid questions on a rare public disagreement between […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Republican members of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday pressed Washington, D.C., officials about public safety and the city’s management in the wake of Congress taking the unusual step of blocking controversial changes to the local criminal code. For almost four hours, legislators debated D.C.’s laws at a hearing nominally focused […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman is expected to return to Congress the week of April 17, after the upcoming two-week recess, according to a source familiar with the matter. The Democratic lawmaker, who suffered a stroke during his campaign, checked himself into an impatient facility in the middle of February while suffering […]

Mario Tama/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Senate on Wednesday voted to repeal two congressional authorizations from decades ago allowing the use of military force against Iraq, a country then falsely accused of stockpiling chemical and nuclear weapons and now a U.S. security partner in the Gulf region. The measure passed the Democrat-led Senate in a bipartisan […]

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Artificial intelligence-driven language models have garnered millions of users in recent months, instantly whipping up viral sensations like a biblical verse about how to remove a peanut butter sandwich from a VCR. However, the AI-enhanced chat bots pose significant dangers that far outweigh the benefits, according to a group of […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A staffer for Sen. Rand Paul was stabbed and seriously injured in Washington, D.C., on Saturday and a suspect has since been arrested, police and Paul’s office said Monday. On Wednesday, victim Phillip Todd’s parents said in a statement that he was in “stable condition” after surgery and “is expected […]

Creativeye99/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday he’s weighing how to proceed after a federal judge ruled one day earlier he must testify to a grand jury investigating efforts by former President Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election. Pence, who is considering running for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said […]

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