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Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle

Aug. 07, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed their election-year economic bill toward Senate approval early Sunday, starting the sprawling collection of President Joe Biden’s priorities on climate, energy, health and taxes on a pathway that the party hopes will end in final congressional passage by the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Aug. 05, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Mike Rounds, R-S.D.; Bill Richardson, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.; Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C.; Stacey Abrams,...

Sen. Graham challenges 2020 Georgia election probe subpoena

Aug. 01, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is challenging a subpoena to testify before a special grand jury that's investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others broke any laws when they tried to overturn Joe Biden's win in Georgia. Graham, a Republican from South...

Judge: Georgia probe prosecutor can't question state senator

Jul. 25, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The prosecutor who's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 election in Georgia cannot question a lawmaker who signed a certificate falsely stating that Trump won the state, a judge ruled Monday. ...

Jan. 6 probes: What's next for Congress, criminal cases

Jul. 22, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — This isn't the end of the Capitol riot story. The House committee investigating the deadly events of a fateful, chilly January day — now a year and a half in the past — has wrapped up its hot summer series of televised hearings, each featuring revelatory...

Judge won't quash subpoenas for Georgia false electors

Jul. 21, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans who signed a certificate falsely stating that Donald Trump had won the state in 2020 and that they were the state’s “duly elected and qualified” electors will have to appear before a special grand jury investigating whether the former president and others...

Giuliani ordered to testify in Georgia 2020 election probe

Jul. 20, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in New York has ordered Rudy Giuliani to appear next month before a special grand jury in Atlanta that's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia. New York Supreme...

Georgia fake electors may face charges in election probe

Jul. 19, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor who's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally interfered in the 2020 general election in the state has informed 16 Republicans who served as fake electors that they could face criminal charges. They all signed a...

Senate confirms Michelle Childs to DC appeals court

Jul. 19, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of South Carolina jurist Michelle Childs — recently under consideration for a slot on the U.S. Supreme Court — to sit on the federal court typically seen as a proving ground for the nation’s highest bench. Senators, including...

US Rep. Hice fights subpoena in Georgia election probe

Jul. 18, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia is fighting a subpoena seeking to have him testify before a special grand jury that is investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 election in the state. The...