Supreme Court marshal asks Md., Va. leaders to stop home protests
The marshal asked the Maryland and Virginia governors, as well as the leaders of Montgomery and Fairfax counties, to put down the ongoing protests.
With sweep and speed, Supreme Court’s conservatives ignite a new era
Observers say this term should be seen as much as the beginning of an era at the court as the culmination of years of work to solidify a conservative majority.
Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has said he is committed to making the state “fully pro-life.”
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.
Why Republicans should be nervous about their candidates for governor
Swing state contests could shift the party balance and give the GOP more power, but election deniers could be the face of the party in some key races
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.
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.
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.
The Jan. 6 committee bet big with Cassidy Hutchinson. Did it pay off?
The committee’s decision to accelerate her testimony has led to second-guessing, but also produced some of the most memorable hearing moments to date.
He was prepared to kill Jan. 6 rioters. Now MAGA voters may give him a Senate seat
Close friends since entering Congress together a decade ago, Reps. Rodney Davis and Markwayne Mullin met different fates Tuesday, both based on GOP voters reactions to the Capitol insurrection.
Top VA posts need filling as nominee fights refuted allegations
Veterans Affairs faces a major expansion of benefits and big modernization issues as top positions remain long vacant. One nomination seems doomed.
N.Y. passes law on guns, starts abortion rights process after Supreme Court 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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?