Jan. 6 committee has spoken with former Trump attorney general Barr, chairman says
The House committee’s conversations with Barr are further indication that several former Trump administration officials are cooperating with the panel even as others are fighting efforts to compel their testimony.
How Trump’s flirtation with an anti-insurrection law inspired Jan. 6 insurrection
Oath Keepers and QAnon followers hoped the president would use the law to keep power after his election defeat.
Federal government’s coronavirus struggle: When and how to bring employees back to the office
Even before a federal judge blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal workers, most workers had no idea when they will return to their offices.
Arizona Democratic Party votes to censure Sinema, citing filibuster vote
The decision reflected the growing estrangement between the first-term senator and her party.
Angry outbursts and cool determination: Inside the synagogue attacker’s 18-day journey to terror
From his home in England to two weeks of wandering around Dallas, the hostage taker struck people as odd and aggressive.
Where Democratic senators stand on changing or eliminating the filibuster
An analysis of the positions where Democratic senators stand on changing or eliminating the filibuster
Jan. 6 committee drops another hint on its Trump criminal focus
Connecting the dots on a key area of inquiry.
Biden’s marathon Q&A forces White House to play cleanup — twice
On two important issues — Ukraine and the legitimacy of future elections — Biden proved that maxim that “the problem is I sometimes say all that I mean.”
The latest GOP idea: A police force to ferret out voter fraud
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) calls for such a unit to aggressively pursue violations of election laws, though they have been proven to be rare in the United States.
Booster shots in U.S. have strongly protected against severe disease from omicron variant, CDC studies show
But uptake has slowed in the U.S., with most people eligible for the additional shots declining to get them.
Intel’s $20 billion investment in Ohio chip factories said to be the state’s largest ever
The investment comes during a broader computer chip shortage that has held back numerous industries.
Texas man charged with threatening election, government officials in Georgia
The criminal case is the first brought by a Justice Department task force formed to help deal with threats to election workers.
Supreme Court will revisit dispute between Oklahoma, tribal leaders
The justices said Friday that they would consider whether to limit the court’s previous decision that expanded the Indian land in the state, a ruling that has upended criminal prosecutions there.
What the Jan. 6 committee hopes to learn from Trump White House documents
Some key questions the Jan. 6 committee hopes to answer now that the Supreme Court has said it can get documents from the Trump White House.
Biden to nominate new FEC commissioner
Dara Lindenbaum served as general counsel to Stacey Abrams’s 2018 gubernatorial campaign.
Thousands of Giuliani’s communications turned over to Manhattan U.S. attorney following privilege review
Rudolph Giuliani’s electronic devices were seized as part of a probe into his dealings in Ukraine.
‘I am American’: Black Americans use social media to respond to McConnell’s comments on voting
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Black Americans “are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans,” sparking outrage online. His office said he misspoke and meant to say “all Americans.”
Rep. Jamaal Bowman arrested during voting-rights protest near Capitol, spokesman says
A spokesman said the New York Democrat was arrested “alongside at least 20 others, including faith leaders and youth who have been hunger striking for our democracy.”
Donald Trump’s rationale for seizing voting machines was worse than you might have assumed
The president wanted to assume federal control of voting machines because someone in a small Republican county didn't calibrate their voting machines right.
Supreme Court, investigators force Trump and his children on the defensive on multiple fronts
Taken together, the events seem to spell bad news for Trump. But some who have observed him for decades are urging caution.
There is a new champion in the ‘what if the left did it’ competition
A detailed examination of Ginni Thomas's political activism raises a question with an obvious — and difficult — answer.
Trump’s GOP kingmaker status is on the line as some endorsees struggle in polls
In many races, Trump's endorsees are neck-and-neck or behind.