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Top GOP member on House Intel calls for more Ukraine support

Jan. 12, 2022 19:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee called Wednesday on President Joe Biden’s administration to ramp up military and intelligence support for Ukraine. “I believe that the administration should be actively arming Ukraine so it can defend...

Terror, shattered glass and thanks: Lawmakers recall Jan. 6

Jan. 07, 2022 05:46 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — One year later, their voices still quavered and they gratefully credited the U.S. Capitol Police with saving their lives. And, perhaps, preserving American democracy as well. On the anniversary of last year's Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of...

Dick Cheney: an unlikely bridge to partisan Congress divide

Jan. 06, 2022 17:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a somber day of remembrance at the U.S. Capitol, it was the most unlikely of receiving lines: Democrats lining the floor of the House, waiting for their chance to greet Dick Cheney. Yet there he stood, the former Republican vice president that Democrats have...

What if? Path was uncertain if Pence objected to Biden's win

Jan. 05, 2022 15:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the weeks leading up to Jan. 6, 2021, an elite group of House Democrats gathered to contemplate a question that their predecessors could have hardly imagined: What would they do if the vice president tried to overturn a free and fair election? The group...

Biden vows US to act decisively if Russia invades Ukraine

Jan. 02, 2022 19:43 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden conferred on Sunday with Ukraine's leader over the Russian troop buildup near its border, promising that the U.S. and allies will act “decisively” if Russia further invades the Eastern European nation. Biden and President Volodymyr...

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...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 31, 2021 15:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Eric Adams, mayor-elect of New York City; Reps. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press”...

Sen. Wyden says Oregon should divest from spyware company

Dec. 15, 2021 15:39 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said Wednesday that the Oregon state employees pension fund should drop its investment in NSO Group, whose smartphone-hacking tool has targeted human rights monitors, journalists, politicians and others. The Oregon Democrat's comments to The...

Can democracy still deliver? Biden convening global summit

Dec. 08, 2021 18:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is convening global leaders Thursday to pledge strong new commitments to democracy, even as the U.S. itself is facing some of the gravest threats in years to its democratic traditions and institutions at home. As the president launches the...

GOP Rep. Nunes leaving Congress for Trump social media firm

Dec. 06, 2021 20:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, who was one of former President Donald Trump’s most ardent loyalists in Congress, is leaving the House at the end of this year to join Trump’s fledgling media company. A statement Monday from the Trump Media &...