Florida governor sets election dates to fill US House seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A special primary election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings will be held in November, followed by a deciding general election two months later, Florida Gov....

Congress’ top tax man won’t be a blank check for Biden

Tax Rep. Richard Neal has his own list of priorities that could end up squeezing out some of the administration’s proposals.

Biden’s climate plan won’t limit meat consumption, despite rumors

President Joe Biden does not have any plans to limit meat consumption as part of his broader climate plan, according to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. While speaking before the North American Agricultural Journalists annual...

Biden Tries a New Presidential Tone: Whispering

OPINION | politics No president has had to address a room quite like this one. Biden took the moment to do something unusual. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images/Pool By JEFF GREENFIELD 04/28/2021 11:00 PM EDT Link...

GOP scores an early win in 2024 race

Elections New Census figures show the gap between the popular vote and the Electoral College is widening. As a result of Census Bureau population figures released Monday, if every state voted the same way in 2024 that...

‘Of course it’s genocide’: How Biden fulfilled a promise to Armenians that Obama wouldn’t

Foreign Policy With regret and conviction, the Biden administration officially designates the slaughter of Armenians a “genocide.” Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, center, attends a memorial service at the monument to the victims of mass killings by...

Why the White House wanted to avoid the refugee issue

White House In trying to minimize a political backlash on refugees, the Biden administration triggered an even bigger one.

GOP uses threats hearing to air political, personal grievances

cybersecurity The session came a day after the same agency chiefs appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss issues including China’s push for global influence. Rep. Devin Nunes speaks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on...

Falwell’s son out as VP at Liberty University

Exclusive The move is a sign that the evangelical university is trying to distance itself from its former leader, even as he hints at a comeback. In this March 24 , 2020, file photo, a sign marks...

McConnell vs. Trump: Why the GOP Is Right to Worry

OPINION | politics From the history of these spats, it makes sense that Republicans are still kneeling to an out-of-power president. Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images By JEFF GREENFIELD 04/13/2021 06:55 PM EDT Link Copied Jeff Greenfield is a five-time Emmy-winning...

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