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Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that social media companies have to address and track down extremism on their platforms, after a gunman who reportedly espoused white supremacist ideology opened fire at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket on Saturday, killing at least 10. Among the 13 victims […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Hundreds of pro-abortion rights protests are planned nationwide Saturday in the wake of a bombshell leak of a U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that indicated the court’s conservative majority could soon overturn Roe v. Wade. Women’s March and Planned Parenthood are among the organizations behind more than 450 demonstrations nationwide, which […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Friday defended his administration’s response to an ongoing baby formula shortage that has triggered public outcry from parents, lawmakers and drawn Republican fire. “There’s nothing more urgent we’re working on than that right now, and I think we’re going to be making some significant progress very shortly,” […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) —  Outgoing White House press secretary Jen Psaki delivered an emotional farewell from the briefing room podium Friday afternoon — expressing thanks to President Joe Biden, her administration colleagues and even the White House press corps. Looking back at the last 15 months and 244 briefings, Psaki said she was “very […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The ongoing baby formula shortage — with nearly half of products recently unavailable, according to experts — triggered a flurry of responses from Washington this week as the Biden administration and Congress sought to address the public outcry. “There’s nothing more urgent we’re working on than that right now,” President Joe […]

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Justice Department lawyers and attorneys representing a coalition of GOP-led states were in court on Friday to again trade jabs about whether the Biden administration can lift pandemic-based restrictions at the southern border known as the Title 42 order. Judge Robert R. Summerhays, a Trump appointee, said he plans to issue […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Democrats, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol facing the Supreme Court on Friday, calling on the justices to defend access to abortion on the eve of abortion rights protests in Washington and nationwide. It comes after the unprecedented leak last week of a […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Shortly after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, then-top Department of Homeland Security official Alejandro Mayorkas saw a picture of a Federal Emergency Management Agency analysis as part of the investigation — and realized the equipment used, to illustrate what happened on the day of bombing and lay out a plethora […]

Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Justice has opened a grand jury investigation related to former President Donald Trump’s alleged mishandling of classified documents, following the revelation in February that he had brought boxes of documents home to his Mar-a-Lago estate when he left the White House. At least one subpoena […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden will announce Friday that $10 billion from the American Rescue Plan has been committed to police departments and public safety across the U.S. “A very big amount of what we’re talking about today is the fact that state and local government have already committed at least $6.5 […]


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