(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.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House on Tuesday insisted that there is a "bipartisan path forward" on passing President Joe Biden's sweeping and costly infrastructure plan, but it comes as his effort got a major boost if he gets no Republican support. Senate Democrats are eyeing... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The Arkansas state legislature voted Tuesday to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that would ban gender-affirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. The House voted 71-24, and the Senate 25-8, to override the governor's veto... Read More.
By Ben Gittleson, Karen Travers and Sasha Pezenik, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday will call for states and cities to allow all Americans to be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by April 19, two weeks before... Read More.
By Kendall Karson, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats have outlined their offensive for the 2022 midterm elections, targeting 22 districts that could likely change once the House map is reshaped by the decennial redistricting process in the coming months.
By Lauren Lantry, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Kelvin Silva, 44, hoped President Joe Biden would take a different stance than his predecessor by not deporting him."We just need a miracle," Silva told ABC News in December. "I'm depending and... Read More.
By Conor Finnegan, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is still not sending U.S. vaccines overseas, but Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday that it is moving closer toward what global health experts say is a critical step to... Read More.