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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 24, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.; Gov. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.; Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark.; Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ...

Jan. 6 panel releases video of Capitol tour before attack

Jun. 15, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection released video on Wednesday of a tour led by a Republican lawmaker the day before the attack, showing participants taking photos of stairwells and tunnels in the Capitol complex. The panel released...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 11, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Gov. Ned Lamont, D-Conn.; Mark Oliva, director of public affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va.; filmmaker Nick...

Slain Uvalde girl remembered as caring and opinionated

Jun. 11, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Alexandria Aniyah Rubio was opinionated like her mother, and she played basketball and softball like her father. When she got older, she wanted to go to college on a softball scholarship and to become an attorney. Lexi, as she was known to family and friends,...

Key moments from the Jan. 6 committee's video of the riot

Jun. 10, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

In launching its case to the American public, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection made a central argument: Look at the tape. The centerpiece of Thursday night’s hearing was a video reconstruction of the attack on the Capitol. Over 10 minutes, it went point by...

Clashes among New York Democrats after redistricting redo

Jun. 07, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of New York's longest-serving members of Congress have turned from allies to rivals after a court redrew the state's congressional maps, scrambling the favorable landscape Democrats hoped to set for themselves this election year. U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler, a major...

Cisneros requests recount in race against Texas Rep. Cuellar

Jun. 06, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Progressive Jessica Cisneros is requesting a recount in her tight runoff election against nine-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar that remained too close to call nearly two weeks later. Cuellar was leading Cisneros by 187 votes, or 0.4 percentage points,...

Amazon said to be impeding House probe of warehouse collapse

Jun. 02, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

Congressional Democrats are accusing Amazon of “obstructing” their investigation into the company’s labor practices during severe weather events. Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform have sent a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, saying the company has failed to...

California US House races could help tilt power in Congress

Jun. 02, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s primary on Tuesday will set the stage for a November election where a handful of U.S. House seats in the Los Angeles area and Central Valley will help determine which party controls Congress. Democrats dominate California politics but the...

Cuellar, Cisneros runoff in Texas is too close to call

Jun. 01, 2022 14:22 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas primary runoff between Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros, was too close to call Wednesday, more than a week after the election. After a final update in Bexar County, Cuellar leads Cisneros by 136...