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Year 2: Biden plans more public outreach, less legislating

Jan. 20, 2022 19:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden launched into his second year in office Thursday with a new focus on making fatigued Americans believe they’re better off under his leadership as he embraces a pared-back agenda before the midterm elections. The persistence of the...

Florida Democrat sworn in as newest member of House

Jan. 18, 2022 19:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick of Florida was sworn in as the newest member of the House on Tuesday, filling the seat last held by Alcee Hastings, who died in April of pancreatic cancer. She'll boost the Democrats’ slender House majority to 222-212,...

2 more House Democrats say they will not seek reelection

Jan. 18, 2022 16:17 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two more House Democrats announced Tuesday they won't seek reelection in November, bringing the party's total retirements to 28 ahead of what is expected to be a difficult midterm election year. Reps. Jim Langevin of Rhode Island and Jerry McNerney of...

For Oath Keepers and founder, Jan. 6 was weeks in the making

Jan. 16, 2022 19:42 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two days after the election on Nov. 3, 2020, the Oath Keepers were already convinced that victory had been stolen from President Donald Trump and members of the far-right militia group were making plans to march on the U.S. Capitol. “We aren't getting...

Today in History

Jan. 16, 2022 00:11 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2022. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait....

Biden pays silent tribute as Reid lies in state at Capitol

Jan. 12, 2022 20:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Sen. Harry Reid was remembered Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol as a “legendary leader,” a hardscrabble Democrat who rose from poverty in a dusty Nevada mining town to deliver landmark legislation from the Senate's most powerful position. President Joe...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jan. 12, 2022 16:27 PM EST

Philadelphia Inquirer. January 10, 2022. Editorial: To help Pennsylvanians, Biden must alleviate student loan debt Fourteen percent of people in our state carry student loan debt. Forgiving those debts could be a game changer for Pennsylvania residents. ...

Democrat Cherfilus-McCormick to fill Florida US House seat

Jan. 11, 2022 21:56 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Health care CEO Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick was elected to fill the seat of late Democratic Florida U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings on Tuesday, boosting the Democrats’ slim majority in the House. Cherfilus-McCormick defeated Republican Jason Mariner in the 20th...

Woman admits to role in Capitol riot days after crash arrest

Jan. 10, 2022 15:45 PM EST

SULLIVAN, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who was photographed last year carrying a wooden name plate torn from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor for her role in the insurrection and was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation and substance abuse...

Wisconsin's Johnson goes on attack with campaign ads

Jan. 10, 2022 11:57 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson released a pair of television ads Monday attempting to frame his reelection campaign he announced the day before as being about fixing a broken country, even as Democrats hit him for breaking his pledge not to serve more than two terms and...