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GOP Rep. Katko, who voted to impeach Trump, won't run again

Jan. 14, 2022 16:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Katko, a respected Republican moderate whose congressional career seemed on the ascent, announced his retirement Friday, the third of the 10 House GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach President Donald Trump last January to say they won't seek reelection. ...

GOP Sen. John Thune of South Dakota says he'll seek 4th term

Jan. 08, 2022 15:30 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the second-ranking Republican leader in the Senate, announced Saturday he is seeking reelection to a fourth term in 2022. Thune, who turned 61 on Friday, has mulled retiring from the Senate for months. But he has a...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 07, 2022 21:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D.; Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; Zeke Emanuel, vice provost at the...

Conservative networks minimize insurrection on anniversary

Jan. 06, 2022 22:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — At one point Thursday afternoon, Rep. Adam Kinzinger was on CNN recounting what he was doing a year earlier when the U.S. Capitol was attacked. At the same time, MSNBC was reporting on the Justice Department probe into what led up to the riot. Yet on Fox News...

Trump maintains grip on GOP despite violent insurrection

Jan. 06, 2022 10:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a raging band of his supporters scaled walls, smashed windows, used flagpoles to beat police and breached the U.S. Capitol in a bid to overturn a free and fair election, Donald Trump's excommunication from the Republican Party seemed a near certainty, his name tarnished...

A year after Jan. 6, Congress more deeply divided than ever

Jan. 06, 2022 10:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Congress is showing the world a very unsettled view from the U.S. Capitol: Rather than a national crisis that pulls the country together, the deadly riot on Jan. 6, 2021, only seems to have pushed lawmakers further apart. Some members are...

Jan. 6 committee prepares to go public as findings mount

Jan. 02, 2022 14:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — They’ve interviewed more than 300 witnesses, collected tens of thousands of documents and traveled around the country to talk to election officials who were pressured by Donald Trump. Now, after six months of intense work, the House committee investigating the...

'Slow-motion insurrection': How GOP seizes election power

Dec. 30, 2021 01:47 AM EST

In the weeks leading up to the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, a handful of Americans — well-known politicians, obscure local bureaucrats — stood up to block then-President Donald Trump’s unprecedented attempt to overturn a free and fair vote of the American people. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 17, 2021 19:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Fauci; Gov. Jared Polis, D-Colo. ___ ...

Biden signs bill hiking US borrowing limit by $2.5 trillion

Dec. 16, 2021 13:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a bill raising the nation's borrowing limit by $2.5 trillion, avoiding a potentially catastrophic default and resolving the turbulent issue until after the 2022 midterm elections. The House voted early Wednesday to raise the...