Deputy FBI chief fired by Trump wins retirement benefits in settlement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who sued the United States and the FBI after he was fired by former President Donald Trump's administration in March 2018, has won a settlement restoring...

Joe Biden’s staff secretary is set to leave the White House

White House Jessica Hertz is departing her post less than a year into the gig. Birds fly over the White House at dusk on September 30, 2021 in Washington, D.C. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images By DANIEL LIPPMAN 10/12/2021 04:39...

‘If He Makes a Successful Return in 2024, Democracy’s Done’

Women Rule Talking Trump, Russia and the wage gap with Fiona Hill.

Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas abortion law

Legal The judge was acting on a lawsuit brought by the Biden administration. Abortion rights supporters hold up signs as they gather for a pre-march rally of the annual Women's March on Oct. 2 in Washington, D.C....

House cancels vote on infrastructure bill amid fractious negotiations

Speaker Nancy Pelosi canceled a vote late Thursday on President Biden's infrastructure bill, leaving a key part of his signature domestic agenda in limbo amid deep Democratic infighting. Democrats plan to continue their work on Friday. Pelosi...

House approves doomed debt limit extension but hurdles loom

Congress The speaker quelled a House moderate threat to tank a vote to raise the debt ceiling, but Pelosi still has other major fires to put out ahead of key deadlines. By NICHOLAS WU, SARAH FERRIS and...

Biden opposes changing Senate rules to raise debt limit

white house For some Democrats, it resembles the option of last resort. But, for now at least, it’s off the table.

California to mail every voter a ballot in future elections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Every registered California voter will get a ballot mailed to them in future elections under a bill signed Monday by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. The law makes permanent a change adopted during...

Grassley will seek reelection, boosting GOP’s majority hopes

Elections The move makes it more likely the GOP can keep control of his seat in next year’s midterm elections. Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley announced on Twitter Friday morning he will run for an eighth term....

Republicans dig in on debt limit

Republican Senators said Wednesday that they will not help address the debt limit as the United States barrels toward default, an unprecedented situation that experts warn would plunge the United States into a financial crisis. Democrats...

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