Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — With a little over a month until Election Day in Virginia, the national Democratic Party is investing more than $2 million in the state to boost candidates as the party fights to keep Republicans from gaining full control of the General Assembly. Every seat in both the state […]

Araya Doheny/Getty Images, FILE (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Sunday plans to appoint Laphonza Butler, the president of EMILY’S List, to fill the Senate seat left vacant following Dianne Feinstein’s death late last week. Butler was previously an adviser to Vice President Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign in 2020, and before that […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — In a dramatic move that could roil the House, hard-line Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz said Sunday that he plans a vote this week to try and remove Speaker Kevin McCarthy from his role as punishment for McCarthy backing a bipartisan stopgap funding bill to stave off a partial government shutdown. In an […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — It was Democrats in the House who helped avert a partial government shutdown this weekend, in the final hours before funding ran out amid “brinkmanship” and “theater” by hard-line conservatives, President Joe Biden’s budget director argued on Sunday. “I will tell you, if I’m sick of it, I can only imagine what […]

Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Robert F. Kennedy Jr. teased an announcement on Friday that he said would create a “sea change in American politics” amid speculation that the Democratic candidate may leave the party. Kennedy previously refused to rule out an independent run for president in August. 2024 contest. Kennedy said in a […]

David McNew/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Special Counsel Jack Smith’s office filed a reply Friday evening to former President Trump’s opposition to the prosecution’s proposed gag order in Trump’s federal election interference case. Smith’s office raises new concerns about Trump’s recent public statements attacking prosecutors and other potential witnesses and also suggests he may have violated a […]

Andy Clement – andyc.com/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Democrats and Republicans in the state are ramping up their attacks ahead of high stakes state-wide elections in Virginia, releasing dueling ads about abortion — a hot-button issues at the center of nearly every race in both the GOP-led state House and the Democratic-controlled state Senate. Last week, […]

Mint Images/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — With Congress failing to agree on spending, the U.S. is barreling toward what could be one of the largest government shutdowns in history. Lawmakers have until the end of the day Saturday to reach a deal to keep much of the government open. If they don’t, 3.5 million of federal […]

Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — It started with a short clip of him dancing with social media influencer Jake Paul and what Vivek Ramaswamy called a vision to better engage with younger voters. It’s continued with him documenting his travels on the campaign trail, showing time spent with his two young sons and […]

Jacob Snow/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden’s re-election campaign is kicking off a new TV advertisement in the heat of the college football season, with the ad set to air during the University of Colorado Buffaloes and University of Southern California Trojans game Saturday. First shared with ABC News, the TV […]

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