(WASHINGTON) -- Asked last week what the biggest sticking points were in the ongoing negotiations over the partisan budget reconciliation bill, California Rep. Ro Khanna, a member of the progressive caucus, texted ABC News one word: "climate." In television interviews since, several other progressive leaders... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- On the eve of the first day of early voting, gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin faced off in the first debate of the general election campaign, presenting contrasting visions for how to lead Virginia over the next four years. Democrat... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Ahead of a debate that's missing a few key candidates, Republicans hoping to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom in September's recall election have attracted relatively few sizable donations, according to data from the California secretary of state reviewed by ABC News. The... Read More.
Ben Stiller is facing social media backlash for defending the growing trend of children following in the footsteps of their Hollywood A-list parents. Stiller, the son of legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, took issue with producer Franklin Leonard sarcastically tweeting, “Hollywood’s a meritocracy, right?” in response to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a key test vote Wednesday evening, the Senate voted in favor of beginning debate on a $1.1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal that would provide funding for core items like roads, bridges, waterways and broadband. Negotiators announced earlier in the day that they... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took what some viewed as a joyride to the edge of space earlier this week and then thanked the employees of his e-commerce empire for paying for it, the backlash against the richest man in the world... Read More.
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – With lockdowns closing businesses and athletic seasons getting canceled, Americans took to the outdoors in 2020. People walked, ran, and picked up sports like golf and tennis. Many also took trips to many of the nation’s public lands. A recent
(NEW YORK) -- The suspension of Sha'Carri Richardson, the sprinter who finished first in the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic trials, over a failed drug test for marijuana has already sparked calls from advocates for a change within the international sports world. Although the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An accidental lab leak, or the dark side of mother nature? That fundamental question -- about the origins of a COVID-19 pandemic that has taken nearly 4 million lives -- has sparked a political firestorm in the U.S. and threatened the already... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Democratic New York mayoral hopefuls clashed Wednesday night in a primary debate as they outlined their plans to respond to a surge in crime. It was the first in-person debate for the eight qualifying Democratic candidates -- a previous debate had been... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- National Guard troops are returning home this week after deploying to the nation's capital for nearly five months to safeguard the U.S. Capitol complex in the wake of the deadly insurrection there. But with security threats after Jan. 6 still a heightened concern,... Read More.