The sanctions announcement also showed that the Biden administration is more willing to directly call out Russia's meddling in US affairs after Trump administration officials had to dance around former President Donald Trump's frequent unwillingness to crit...
Washington (CNN) The Biden administration plans to announce the nominations of nine career diplomats to be United States ambassadors as soon as Thursday, marking the first selection of overseas envoys since President Joe Biden took office, according to an i...
The price of one Bitcoin passed 15,000 USD across many exchanges today taking it higher than previous all time highs. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)(CNN) —Democratic congressional leaders are rejecting a liberal push to expand the Supreme Court, dealin...
(CNN) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has never kept quiet about her distaste for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, but an anecdote from an upcoming book reveals details of a disagreement over the placement of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Gins...
(CNN) Andrew Francese depends on free school meals to help him feed his two children. But both of them are studying remotely this year, so the single dad had hoped to rely on a pandemic aid program that helps families cover the costs for food kids would hav...
(CNN) The Biden administration on Thursday revealed new details about Russia's extensive interference in the 2016 and 2020 US elections, including disclosing for the first time that a Russian agent who received internal polling data from the Trump campaign...
(CNN) It's no secret that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez of New York have had a tense relationship. "Some people come here, as (former House Appropriations Chair) Dave Obey would have said, to pose for holy pictures,...
(CNN) The Biden administration on Thursday imposed new sanctions on Russia and expelled diplomatic personnel in response to election interference and cyber hacks by the country. Read the executive order:Blocking Property with Respect to Specified Harmful Fo...
(CNN) President Joe Biden has resisted signing off on raising the Trump-era refugee cap because of political optics, sources have told CNN. Last week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden was committed to raising the refugee ceiling to 62,500 th...
Washington (CNN) A House committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would create a commission to study reparations for descendants of enslaved Americans, a major achievement for advocates of reparations as it marks the first time this bill would have a ful...
(CNN) The inspector general overseeing a probe into the United States Capitol Police's preparation for and response to the January 6 insurrection is set to detail critical lapses in planning, policies and procedures resulting in the catastrophic failure tha...
(CNN) Thirty-three states have introduced more than 100 bills that aim to curb the rights of transgender people across the country, with advocacy groups calling 2021 a record-breaking year for such legislation. On April 6, Arkansas became the first state to...
(CNN) Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday in an unannounced visit to the country where US troops have been fighting for nearly 20 years. Blinken met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani as well as US service members and e...
Ginsburg died last September at age 87, giving then-President Donald Trump the opportunity to name a third justice to America's highest court. The liberal Demand Justice group sponsored a mobile billboard truck last Friday to circle Capitol Hill urging Brey...
Here are several of the latest developments on the policy debate:GOP senator floats 'sweet spot' between $600 billion and $800 billionSen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, the top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, sugges...
(CNN) President Joe Biden is carrying out some of Donald Trump's biggest campaign promises by leaving America's longest war, targeting economic aid at forgotten Americans and building an infrastructure plan that may actually happen. And Biden is never going...
(CNN) New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and her gubernatorial campaign have settled with a former staffer who accused the Democrat of sexually mistreating him during a meeting, paying out at least $62,500 as part of the agreement. A spokesman for Lujan...
(CNN) The FBI has more than 2,000 investigations that tie back to the Chinese government and is opening a new one "every 10 hours," the bureau's director told the US Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. In his testimony, FBI Director Christopher Wray...
Washington (CNN) The Biden administration is expected to announce sanctions as soon as Thursday targeting Russian individuals and entities, in addition to the expulsion of as many as a dozen Russian diplomats from the US in response to the hack of SolarWind...
We went to Afghanistan in 2001 to root out al Qaeda, to prevent future terrorist attacks against the United States planned from Afghanistan. We delivered justice to bin Laden a decade ago, and we've stayed in Afghanistan for a decade since. Since then, our...