(LONDON) -- Jihyun Park had something of a political awakening at the start of the pandemic last year. Moved by stories of care homes struggling with PPE, and the elderly isolated from their loved ones in her town of Bury, England, she organized in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After months of speculation, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan officially launched his 2022 Senate campaign on Monday becoming the first major Democratic candidate in the race to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Rob Portman. In his first campaign video, Ryan pitched an economically-focused platform that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to expand the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13, arguing that doing so would restore the court’s integrity and reverse what they said were wrongs perpetrated by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, his GOP colleagues, and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Judiciary Act of 2021 is co-sponsored by Democratic lawmakers, including House Judiciary Chairman Jerrod Nadler, D-N.Y., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Reps. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., and Rep. Mondaire Jones, D-N.Y. The bill would "restore balance to the nation’s highest court after four years... Read More.
By Allison Pecorin and Mariam Khan, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden unveiled his sweeping infrastructure proposal to expected opposition from Republicans. But before he can worry about finding sympathetic GOP lawmakers, he'll have to contend with members of his... Read More.
BY: QUINN SCANLAN, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA) — Overcoming universal Democratic opposition, Republicans in the Georgia Senate on Monday narrowly passed a sweeping elections omnibus bill that would eliminate no-excuse absentee voting, which was enacted by Republicans in 2005, just months after a record... Read More.
By MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said he believes President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general could look into conspiracy charges surrounding former President Donald Trump's potential involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
By MORGAN WINSOR, PHOEBE NATANSON and CLARK BENSON, ABC News (ROME) -- Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, was killed Monday in an attack on a United Nations convoy during his visit to the Central African nation, officials said.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (PORTLAND, Ore.) -- At least eight people were arrested in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday after rioters damaged both federal and private property, police said.Dozens of protesters took to the streets of Oregon's largest city following the... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked two separate attempts from Democratic senators to pass a bill that would boost stimulus checks from $600 up to $2,000, which the House narrowly passed late Monday night... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The small group of senators working on a pandemic relief proposal is making meaningful progress on a bipartisan compromise, a key member, Sen. Joe. Manchin of West Virginia, said Monday."We can do... Read More.