(CINCINNATI) -- The Brent-Spence Bridge between Kentucky and Ohio is a linchpin of commerce in the United States, but it's aging badly, and for years, Kentucky's Mitch McConnell, the Senate's most powerful Republican, has called for it to be replaced. Now, though, McConnell is flatly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced limited steps, using his executive power, to address gun violence Thursday -- three weeks after three mass shootings and under pressure to act. Biden announced six actions, including asking the Department of Justice to issue a proposed rule to... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A coalition of civic participation groups have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the provisions of Georgia's new election law that dictate how and to whom non-government entities can mail absentee ballot applications. The plaintiffs -- VoteAmerica, Voter Participation Center and Center for Voter... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the last four months, five states have legalized recreational marijuana, meaning now 30% of the country allows its adult residents to possess and use cannabis. At least two more states are poised to be added to that list following the passage... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a staunch, longtime conservative, said Wednesday that amid the GOP-led culture wars, Republicans had "veered" from their principle of limited government and that the GOP doesn't need to "engage in every cultural battle." This week, the governor... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is preparing to roll out several gun control executive actions on Thursday, sources familiar with the administration's plans told ABC News. It's a much-anticipated move following several mass shootings across the country since President Joe Biden took office with a... Read More.
(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Tuesday night repealing a law that protected health care facilities, including hospitals and nursing homes, and their employees from coronavirus lawsuits. The Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act was enacted last year in the... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The Georgia lawmaker who was arrested for knocking on the door while Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a sweeping election bill won't be prosecuted, the district attorney announced Wednesday. Democrat Park Cannon was escorted out of the statehouse last month after she repeatedly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Amid the fallout over Georgia's new sweeping elections law, Texas Democrats and voting rights activists are strategizing how to get some of the state's biggest employers to apply political pressure on lawmakers weighing restrictive voting bills in the Lone Star State. Over the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Since GOP Gov. Brian Kemp signed a sweeping overhaul of Georgia's election code into law, Democrats have equated it with "Jim Crow" laws while Republicans have claimed it actually expands voter access in the state. On Tuesday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- During the final weeks of President Donald Trump's administration, Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz asked the White House for a blanket presidential pardon -- a request that was ultimately not granted, according to sources familiar with the matter. Gaetz’s seeking of a preemptive pardon... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A former political appointee under the Trump administration has been disciplined for improperly using her official position in the Department of Housing and Urban Development to support former President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced Tuesday. Lynne Patton,... Read More.