(WASHINGTON) -- Zahid Quraishi was confirmed as the first Muslim American federal judge by the United States Senate on Thursday. Quraishi, currently a magistrate judge, will serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He was confirmed with an overwhelmingly bipartisan... Read More.
(PHOENIX) -- Arizona Senate President Karen Fann discussed the so-called "audit" of Maricopa County ballots with former President Donald Trump, who thanked her for pursuing it, according to emails released to left-leaning government watchdog group American Oversight after a Freedom of Information Act request. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan Senate investigation of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection found security and intelligence failures at every level of government that led to the breach of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob as lawmakers in a joint session were certifying the 2020... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- In the birthplace of the American Revolution, women of color are making new history. For the first time in 199 years, a Black woman is leading Boston, and all the candidates in this summer's campaign for mayor are people of color, including four... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Florida man who was seen inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection sporting a Trump flag and T-shirt pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count, marking the second guilty plea so far in the Capitol riot investigation. Paul Allard Hodgkins,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a remarkable political moment, Republicans on Friday blocked the Senate from moving forward on a bill that would establish a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 assault by Trump supporters on the U.S. Capitol they were forced to flee... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A group of Senate Republicans on Thursday announced a $928 billion counteroffer to President Joe Biden's plan on infrastructure spending, the latest attempt to make progress toward a bipartisan compromise just days before the president's informal Memorial Day deadline. The package includes $506... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Florida Rep. Val Demings is planning to run for U.S. Senate against Republican Sen. Marco Rubio next year, an adviser to Demings confirmed to ABC News Tuesday. Demings, 64, was one of about a dozen women President Joe Biden considered as his pick... 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.
(NEW YORK) -- A bill designed to change how Arizona's early voting list works was voted down in the Republican-led state Senate where it was originally expected to pass. SB 1485, would have dissolved the word "permanent" from references to the state's early voting list,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill for D.C. statehood passed the House on a vote of 216-208 and heads to the Senate, where it has 45 co-sponsors but an uphill battle for passage. This is the second time the bill has passed -- the first time was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted 94-1 in favor of an amended bill aimed at combatting the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, the legislation takes relatively modest steps to equip law enforcement and communities to better deal with the rise... Read More.