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J.Castro/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — In the wake of a bombshell leak last week of a Supreme Court draft opinion indicating the court’s conservative majority could soon overturn Roe v. Wade, Senate Democrats on Wednesday forced a vote to advance a bill that would enshrine abortion rights into federal law. The Women’s Health Protection Act would […]

Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images, FILE (NEW YORK) — John Eastman, Donald Trump’s former lawyer, urged Pennsylvania lawmakers to sow doubt in the 2020 election and even suggested throwing out absentee ballots so Trump could take the lead in the state, according to emails obtained by ABC News and sent to the […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — More than 500 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children died over the course of 150 years in Indigenous boarding schools run by the American government and churches to force assimilation, according to a new report. The federal report follows an investigation launched in June 2021 by Department […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for City of Hope (NEW YORK) — The social justice arm of Jay Z’s record label, Roc Nation, has convened a coalition of social justice leaders from various industries for a summit that is set to take place this summer amid the midterm elections in the U.S. The United Justice Coalition was […]

Dimitri Otis/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Broad Republican advantages in trust to tame inflation and handle crime are keeping the party in a strong position for the 2022 midterm elections in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, albeit off the historic peak in vote preference the GOP attained last fall. Americans trust the Republican Party […]

adamkaz/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Of the numerous primary races held Tuesday, two resonated beyond state politics: the Republican gubernatorial primary in Nebraska and the 2nd Congressional District Republican primary in West Virginia — two races that together offered mixed messages about the power of an endorsement from former President Donald Trump. ABC News projected […]

Ariel Skelley/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Just weeks before the first midterm primary elections, the Department of Education issued a “Dear Colleague” letter reminding postsecondary institutions throughout the country of their legal requirement to distribute voter registration materials and provide voter education. The 1998 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965 began requiring colleges and […]

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As the 2022 midterm elections approach, some GOP super PACs are spending millions of dollars to oppose primary candidates endorsed by Donald Trump — suggesting a deepening rift within the Republican Party. In several high-profile primaries, GOP donors — some dissatisfied with the direction of the national party as Trump […]

Ken Cedeno-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Lisa Cook to be the first Black woman to serve on the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors. The vote was 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie. The confirmation comes as inflation rates continue to soar. “As President Biden said today, addressing inflation […]

J.Castro/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — In the wake of a bombshell leak last week of a Supreme Court draft opinion indicating the court’s conservative majority could soon overturn Roe v. Wade, Senate Democrats on Wednesday will force a vote to advance a bill that would enshrine abortion rights into federal law. The Women’s Health Protection Act […]


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