New York tightens gun laws, revisits abortion rights after SCOTUS rulings

Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) pushed lawmakers to act after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a state gun-control law and overturned Roe v. Wade.

By Praveena Somasundaram, Andrew Jeong and Meryl KornfieldJuly 2, 2022

Supreme Court marshal asks Md. leaders to enforce anti-picketing laws

Letters asks Gov. Hogan and Montgomery County Executive Elrich to have police departments enforce laws that "squarely prohibit picketing at the homes of Supreme Court Justices."

By Jasmine Hilton and Ann E. MarimowJuly 2, 2022

Democracy advocates raise alarm after Supreme Court takes election case

The decision to consider “independent legislature theory” concerned voting rights advocates who say state lawmakers could twist the rules to favor their party.

By Colby Itkowitz and Isaac Stanley-BeckerJuly 1, 2022

Abortion is now banned in these states. See where laws have changed.

Thirteen states had "trigger bans" to criminalize abortion when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Several other states are working to enact other laws.

By Caroline Kitchener, Kevin Schaul, N. Kirkpatrick, Daniela Santamariña and Lauren TierneyJuly 1, 2022

Justice Dept. subpoenas two Arizona state senators in Jan. 6 probe

Senate President Karen Fann (R) and state Sen. Kelly Townsend (R) received subpoenas last week, according to a spokeswoman.

By Yvonne Wingett SanchezJuly 1, 2022

Anthony Ornato has repeatedly disputed key White House conversations

It’s now happened publicly at least three times — with at least one former aide saying he lied, but another vouching for him.

By Aaron BlakeJune 30, 2022

Can Biden provide abortion on federal lands?

There's not much Biden can do on his own to protect abortion rights nationwide. But he has some ways to make abortion slightly easier to access in red states.

By Amber PhillipsJune 30, 2022

The most likely impact of the Jan. 6 hearings on Trump

The dynamics suggest Republicans will never believe Trump committed a crime. But they might be willing to turn the page in 2024.

By Aaron BlakeJune 30, 2022

The filibuster, explained

President Biden has called to suspend the Senate filibuster so Democrats can codify abortion rights after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

By Peter W. Stevenson and Amber PhillipsJuly 1, 2022

Post Politics Now: Biden acknowledges there aren’t enough votes to change the filibuster on abortion

The president is hosting a virtual meeting from the White House to talk about protecting reproductive rights in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

By John WagnerJuly 1, 2022

4 key Jan. 6 committee witnesses after Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony

Here is a look at what Tony Ornato, Pat Cipollone and others could provide to the committee.

By Aaron BlakeJuly 1, 2022

Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, John McCain, Denzel Washington

President Biden will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to 17 athletes, activists, sports stars, business leaders and politicians.

By Eugene Scott and Steven GoffJuly 1, 2022

What is witness tampering? And could this charge apply to Trump?

Witness tampering isn't often prosecuted, but the seeds are there for a charge, either against Trump or the people who made the calls.

By Amber PhillipsJuly 1, 2022

‘Take me up to the Capitol now’: How close Trump came to joining rioters

Trump’s demands to lead a march to Capitol Hill sheds new light on his mindset as the siege began.

By Isaac Arnsdorf, Josh Dawsey and Carol D. LeonnigJuly 1, 2022

He threatened to kill Joe Biden. His family says he’s a casualty of war.

A veteran with severe PTSD is charged with threatening President Biden. Caught in the federal justice system, is Scott Merryman beyond help?

By Paul DugganJuly 1, 2022

Post Politics Now: Now a justice, Jackson eager to be ‘part of the promise of our great Nation’

Meanwhile, President Biden chastised the Supreme Court for “outrageous behavior” and said he would support an exception to the Senate’s filibuster rules to make it easier to write abortion protections into law.

By John Wagner and Mariana AlfaroJune 30, 2022

How Trump World pressures witnesses to deny his possible wrongdoing

Trump and his allies shower potential witnesses with private flattery whille publicly blasting those who dare cross him.

By Rosalind S. Helderman, Josh Dawsey and Jacqueline AlemanyJune 30, 2022

Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The decision risks putting the U.S. further off track from President Biden’s goal of running the power grid on clean energy by 2035.

By Robert Barnes and Dino GrandoniJune 30, 2022

Supreme Court lets vaccine mandate stand, tosses rulings on guns, abortion

The court’s orders came on the final day of its term, as the justices announced what additional cases they will review when the court reconvenes in the fall.

By Ann E. Marimow and Robert BarnesJune 30, 2022

Supreme Court clears Biden to end Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The vote was 5 to 4, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing the majority opinion for himself, Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the court’s three liberals.

By Robert BarnesJune 30, 2022

Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first Black woman on Supreme Court

Her accession means that four women will simultaneously serve on the Supreme Court for the first time in its history.

By Robert BarnesJune 30, 2022

Supreme Court to review state legislatures’ power in federal elections

The justices will look next term at a case from North Carolina, where Republicans want to restore a redistricting map rejected by the state’s supreme court.

By Robert BarnesJune 30, 2022

Tens of thousands of monkeypox vaccines rushed to clinics

White House pushes new strategy as cases climb.

By Dan Diamond, Lena H. Sun and Fenit NirappilJune 30, 2022