Washington (CNN) Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked Tuesday where he stands on the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, a Democratic bill that aims to prevent states from implementing racially discriminatory voting laws. What the bill wou...
In Utah and Iowa, the governors signed bills passed by the legislatures, cementing the bans on school mask mandates into law. In South Carolina, Texas and Georgia, the governors all signed executive orders taking steps to limit schools' abilities to impleme...
"Don't you bow down to her," she told him in 1982, according to a memoir Biden published several years ago. On Sunday, Biden becomes the 12th sitting president to meet the Queen during her reign, joining a legacy of American leaders paying their respects to...
(CNN) Ex-top Trump Justice Department official Rod Rosenstein has told people in recent days he was not aware of a subpoena that targeted the data of Democratic members of Congress while he was deputy attorney general, a source familiar with Rosenstein told...
(CNN) On her third full day in the United Kingdom to accompany President Joe Biden on his first G7 Summit, Jill Biden peeled off from her husband, and the rest of the program's leader-spouse events, for a solo excursion of her own -- one of several the firs...
Washington, DC (CNN) YouTube suspended GOP Sen. Ron Johnson's account on Friday after he posted comments regarding dubious treatments for Covid-19. "We removed the video in accordance with our COVID-19 medical misinformation policies, which don't allow cont...
(CNN) West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is increasingly drawing the ire of progressive Democrats. With the slimmest of majorities in the Senate, Democrats need every vote and Manchin's unwillingness to bend on issues such as filibuster reform is getting in the...
(CNN) A new book written by one of President Joe Biden's top coronavirus advisers suggests Dr. Deborah Birx hoped former President Donald Trump would lose the 2020 presidential election. "At one point, after a brief pause, she looked me in the eye and said,...
Washington (CNN) Since his presidency ended, Donald Trump has issued more statements lying about the 2020 election than statements talking about any other subject. And after crunching the numbers, what's clear is that Trump's primary focus is the election h...
Falmouth, England (CNN) US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron held their first formal in-person meeting on Saturday, touching on the coronavirus pandemic, NATO and climate change. Speaking to cameras, Macron thanked Biden for their ear...
A more conventional presenceDuring their first session on Friday afternoon, held in front of a picture window at a seaside resort, the world leaders took turns speaking about efforts to contain the pandemic, according to officials familiar with the talks. A...
Owner Amir Peay had big dreams for selling James E. Pepper in Europe when he started producing these bottles four years ago. But then Trump started a series of trade fights with the European Union, which retaliated by slapping a 25% tariff on American whisk...
A century after the end of the Civil War, more than a dozen states still had laws on the books banning interracial marriage. Enter Mildred and Richard Loving, a Virginia couple whose June 12, 1967 Supreme Court ruling dealt a major blow to miscegenation law...
(CNN) The United States looks increasingly unlikely to reach President Joe Biden's July 4 vaccine goal. We need at least 70% of all adults to have one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and we're on pace to have somewhere between 67% and 68%. The overall picture...
(CNN) The United States says it will be a lead partner in a new global, climate-friendly infrastructure program with its Group of 7 partners, part of President Joe Biden's larger efforts at the G7 summit to better position the US and its allies to compete w...
(CNN) The nation's infrastructure is sorely in need of repair. It recently earned a C- score from the American Society of Civil Engineers , which said an additional $2.6 trillion in funding is required over the next decade. Here's a look at how bad things h...
Throughout his time here, Biden is making the case to American allies that democracy must prevail over a rising tide of authoritarianism. But he said this week that the world had reached an "inflection point" where the competition between democracy and auto...
(CNN) Georgia Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger , his wife, Tricia, and their family received threats of violence months after the election that former President Donald Trump falsely claims was riddled with fraud, Tricia Raffensperger told Re...
(CNN) The Department of Justice sent a broad request in February 2018 to Apple as part of its investigation that collected data on members of Congress, staffers and their families. The department demanded metadata on 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses...
Steve Sisolak signed a sweeping law Friday that moves its party presidential selection contest up to the first Tuesday in February in 2024 and changes it from a caucus to a primary. "I am deeply grateful to the legislators, community advocates, and supporte...