Politics

Creativeye99/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Five members of the Oath Keepers facing charges of seditious conspiracy “concocted a plan for an armed rebellion to shatter a bedrock of American democracy,” a federal prosecutor said Monday in opening statements at the D.C. district court, kicking off the high-stakes first trial for members of the far-right militia group. […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in key swing states like Arizona and Michigan have refused to face opponents who espouse the false claim that the 2020 race was stolen from former President Donald Trump. These Democratic politicians say they want to avoid combative spectacles with people who are attacking the election system without evidence […]

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (UVALDE, Texas) — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke rolled out an ad campaign Saturday featuring tearful endorsements from families of victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde. Many Uvalde families have continued to voice how unheard they feel by their representatives as they plead for gun control statewide and […]

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (UVALDE, Texas) — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke rolled out an ad campaign Saturday featuring tearful endorsements from families of victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde. One ad begins with parents looking straight to the camera, holding photos of their children and sharing what they hoped to do […]

Megan Varner/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Herschel Walker, a Georgia football icon and U.S. Senate hopeful, has denied a report in the Daily Beast that an ex-girlfriend claimed he paid the cost of her abortion more than 10 years ago, a claim that would seem to contradict his anti-abortion posture on the campaign trail. Walker, a […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Monday visited Puerto Rico and will head to Florida on Wednesday after hurricanes ravaged the two areas. In Ponce, on the south side of Puerto Rico, the Bidens surveyed damage from Hurricane Fiona, which killed more than […]

joe daniel price/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — After her investiture at the U.S. Supreme Court last week, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson heralded her “seat at the table” and a desire to “get to work.” During oral arguments Monday, the public got a glimpse of what that looks like: the nation’s first Black woman justice emerged as […]

Rudy Sulgan/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A new Biden administration report on abortion access in the U.S. describes how widely the procedure has been curtailed in the roughly 100 days after Roe v. Wade was overturned, according to excerpts from the memo that were obtained by ABC News. The report, compiled by Jen Klein, the head […]

Jason Marz/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified Monday during the illegal foreign lobbying trial of former Donald Trump ally Tom Barrack that he never asked Barrack to undertake any diplomacy on behalf of the United States during his year-long stint as Trump’s secretary of state. “Did you ever ask […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Monday headed to Puerto Rico and will visit Florida Wednesday after hurricanes ravaged the two areas. In Puerto Rico, the Bidens will survey damage from Hurricane Fiona, which killed more than two dozen people on the island […]


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