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Harris still struggling to define herself one year in VP job

Jan. 18, 2022 17:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden put the full weight of his presidency behind voting rights action last week, heading to Capitol Hill in an effort to push Democrats to change Senate rules to pass legislation. Vice President Kamala Harris — whom Biden tapped to take the lead...

Today in History

Jan. 06, 2022 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2022. There are 359 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 6, 2021, supporters of President Donald Trump, fueled by his false claims of a stolen election, assaulted...

Harry Reid remembered as a fighter, skilled Senate dealmaker

Dec. 29, 2021 11:25 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — He was an accomplished amateur boxer who'd rather dance. But Harry Reid was fond of reminding his opponents that he knew how to fight, too. That skill took him far — from poverty in Searchlight, Nevada, to the pinnacle of the U.S. Senate. “I...

COVID-19 makes Biden's 1st White House Christmas less merry

Dec. 25, 2021 00:46 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — So long eggnog, shrimp cocktail and pet-shaped sugar cookies. It's been a less merry holiday scene at the White House this year under COVID-19's shadow. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have replaced the packed parties and overflowing buffet tables...

COVID-19 makes Biden's 1st White House Christmas less merry

Dec. 24, 2021 21:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — So long eggnog, shrimp cocktail and pet-shaped sugar cookies. It's been a less merry holiday scene at the White House this year under COVID-19's shadow. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have replaced the packed parties and overflowing buffet tables...

Today in History

Dec. 18, 2021 00:16 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2021. There are 13 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 18, 2019, the U.S. House impeached President Donald Trump on two charges, sending his case to the Senate...

Today in History

Dec. 13, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2021. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 2000, Republican George W. Bush claimed the presidency a day after the U.S. Supreme Court shut down...

Longtime Florida Supreme Court spokesman Waters to retire

Dec. 10, 2021 10:55 AM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Longtime Florida Supreme Court spokesman Craig Waters, who became the court's public face during the 2000 presidential recount, is retiring early next year, the justices announced Friday. Waters will step down in February after 35 years in the job, during...

Today in History

Dec. 10, 2021 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2021. There are 21 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 10, 1994, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin received the Nobel Peace Prize, pledging to pursue...

Today in History

Dec. 09, 2021 00:15 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2021. There are 22 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 9, 2014, U.S. Senate investigators concluded the United States had brutalized scores of terror suspects with...