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The Wyoming Republican will be one of two lawmakers on the nine-member panel to deliver an opening statement at the committee’s first public hearing Tuesday.

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Gallup annual survey says justices got lower marks from Republicans and Democrats.

For months, we've asked Republicans for proof that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi failed to act on warning signs. They have none to show us.

The recommendation will change guidance by the agency in May saying that vaccinated individuals did not have to wear masks indoors or out because of protection afforded by vaccines.


Vaccine doubters’ strange fixation with Israel

Israel is a case study in the vaccine's efficacy. But a rise in cases has vaccine skeptics cherry-picking their data.

Biden’s ‘over his skis’ moment on Facebook

Analyzing Biden's walk-back of his comment that platforms such as Facebook are "killing people."

5 takeaways from the new House and Senate fundraising reports

Looking at how the pro-impeachment Republicans did, along with some of the other big numbers.

The vacancy stemmed from the February death of Rep. Ron Wright, whose widow Susan was endorsed by Trump but who has lagged in fundraising and campaigning.

Fiery comments before Capitol breach are not “within the scope of employment” or protected from lawsuits, Justice Dept. says.

House Republicans have raised questions about the Jan. 6 attack but have opposed investigations that could provide the answers.

The four-term senator, known as a conservative as well as a pragmatist, died after suffering serious injuries in a bicycling accident. He had retired from the Senate in January.

If confirmed, David Chipman would be the agency’s first permanent director since 2015. But gun politics have made it impossible to install anyone since then, and there are signs Chipman’s fate may be no different.

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How little can a Trump-backed Republican do and still win?

Prosecutors allege that Thomas Patrick Connally Jr., 56, also threatened Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health.

“Enough is enough — this whole circus must end,” Robb Pitts, the chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, said about Trump’s continued baseless claims that the election was stolen.

The panel is hearing about the physical and verbal abuse experienced by the officers as they tried to protect the Capitol on Jan. 6.

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Their testimony before the House select committee provided marching orders to the members: Get to the bottom of the role of former president Donald Trump and those around him.

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Blue counties are also more heavily vaccinated, on average.

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) took his own party to task.

The genial, low-key conservative served in the Senate for four terms and was chairman of two committees critical to domestic policy.

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In politics as in life, you work with what you've got.

The president welcomed the Iraqi prime minister and announced the end of the combat mission in Iraq, part of a broad goal of shifting the U.S. focus away from the Middle East.

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It's an ecosystem in which his false election claims spread unchecked.

The political debate — and theater — surrounding a new House committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. And, why wildland firefighters in the West are burning out.

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