Democratic governors in 20 states are launching a network intended to strengthen abortion access in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision nixing a woman’s constitutional right to end a pregnancy and instead shifting regulatory powers over the procedure to state governments.
U.S. President Joe Biden faces condemnation from leading Republicans “protecting the unborn” after he urged Congress to end “extreme abortion bans.”
Dozens on the U.S. terror watch list were detained, including 17 in December, at the U.S. southern border with Mexico, officials said Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday turned away a challenge by a group of firearms dealers in New York to numerous Democratic-backed measures adopted by the state last year regulating gun purchases that the businesses said hurt their businesses.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he will keep his promise to block three headline-grabbing Democrats from their committee assignments in the 118th Congress.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to require medical care for babies who survived failed abortion attempts, with 210 Democrats opposing the measure.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump faced more hurdles on his attempted path to re-election Saturday after Democrats in Congress released thousands of pages of what they view as controversial tax returns.
The more than 4,000-page, $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill prohibits funds for U.S. border security but it provides funding for border security in foreign nations.
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to switch her party affiliation from Democrat to independent is creating a post-midterm shake-up in the Senate, threatening to complicate what seemed like Democrats’ chances of having an outright majority after Sen. Raphael Warnock’s runoff win in Georgia gave Democrats their 51st seat in the next session of Congress.
House Democrats have blocked an audit of billions of dollars of U.S. military and economic aid to Ukraine, signaling a bitter partisan fight ahead as the incoming Republican majority vows to scrutinize what it calls President Biden’s “blank check” for Kyiv’s war with Russia.
The House on Thursday passed a $858 billion Defense spending bill that include an end to the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
The Democratic-led Senate passed a bill on Thursday to avoid a national rail workers union strike.
The House Ways and Means Committee was granted access to six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns on Wednesday, in accordance with a Supreme Court ruling.
A U.S. House of Representatives committee has obtained Donald Trump’s tax returns, following a years-long court fight with the Republican former president who accused the Democratic-led panel of being politically motivated, CNN reported on Wednesday.
Bipartisan legislation to codify same-sex marriage under federal law passed the Senate on Tuesday with the help of a dozen Republicans, capping off months of negotiations between both parties over how to address religious liberty concerns.
Chinese security forces have increased their presence in several cities after days of protests against strict COVID-19 lockdowns turned into the largest anti-government rallies in years.
The Senate voted Monday night to advance a bipartisan agreement to the House-passed Respect for Marriage Act.
A gunman shot and killed six people in a Walmart superstore in Chesapeake, in the U.S. state of Virginia, police said early Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the imminent handover of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-year legal fight.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the first woman to hold that top position, says she will step down and not seek re-election as the House Democratic caucus top leader.