Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to New Orleans on Saturday to take part in the Essence Festival of Culture. According to White House officials, Harris will speak in “a fireside conversation with Emmy-winning actress and leading millennial voice Keke Palmer, where the Vice President will speak to the most critical […]

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Friday met virtually with Democratic governors to talk reproductive health care amid some party disappointment over the administration’s response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. New York’s Kathy Hochul provided a list to Biden of potential actions, including additional funding for family planning services more broadly […]

Eric Thayer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Friday announced the next list of recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, gun control advocate Gabrielle Giffords and actor Denzel Washington are among the 17 individuals chosen to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor. The ceremony will take place at the White […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) – The Supreme Court announced Thursday it will hear a case this fall that could upend state election laws across the country. Moore v. Harper focuses on a new North Carolina voting map created by court-appointed experts after earlier maps proposed by the Republican-led state legislature were struck down. The North Carolina […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden remains unmoved on the issue of court expansion, the White House said, despite his criticism of the Supreme Court rulings handed down this week on gun rights and abortion. “That is something that the president does not agree with,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard […]

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law the gun safety package passed by Congress this week. “Time is of the essence,” Biden said as he delivered remarks in the Roosevelt Room alongside first lady Jill Biden. “Lives will be saved.” The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act broke a nearly 30-year stalemate […]

White House (WASHINGTON) — New details and never-before-seen photographs have emerged about the “heated” phone call between President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on the morning of Jan. 6, 2021. The information came out in the House select committee’s third public hearing this month in its investigation of the attack on the U.S. […]

Nathan Howard/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Washington, D.C., is increasing police presence and urging visitors not to bring guns as the city prepares for rallies and Supreme Court rulings on hot-button topics including abortion and gun rights. Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee said Friday his department is in a “posture of preparedness” for upcoming events. “We are […]

Chet Strange/Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump on Friday rebuked his own daughter’s deposition testimony played for millions to hear during the House select committee’s prime-time hearingdetailing its Jan. 6 investigation. Posting to Truth Social — the social media network Trump launched after being kicked off Twitter — Trump continued to repeat […]

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A Uvalde, Texas pediatrician who treated the victims of the Robb Elementary School mass shooting is expected to testify Wednesday in front of the House Oversight Committee amid new pressure for gun control. The community is “strong” but they need more than “thoughts and prayers,” Roy Guerrero told ABC News’ […]

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