Former Vice President Pence expected to launch White House campaign next week, joining Trump in 2024 race
The field of Republican presidential contenders continues to grow, with former Vice President Mike Pence joining former President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, and others, in the 2024 White House race
Debt ceiling: House nears vote to avert default with Biden, McCarthy confident of passage
The debt ceiling and budget cuts package is heading toward a crucial U.S. House vote on Wednesday. Here's what to know.
Chris Christie expected to launch 2024 presidential campaign next week
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was once a strong ally of then-President Trump but has become one of the former president's most vocal GOP critics.
House to vote on debt ceiling
Hard-fought to the end, the debt ceiling and budget cuts package is heading toward a crucial U.S. House vote.
Biden, McCarthy reach final deal in debt ceiling talks, look to sell Congress
The Democratic president and Republican speaker spoke with each other Sunday evening as negotiators rushed to draft the bill text so lawmakers can review compromises that neither the hard-right or left flank is likely to support.
What's next on debt ceiling: Congress has little time to approve deal before default deadline
Lawmakers are not expected to return to work from the Memorial Day weekend before Tuesday, at the earliest.
Henry Kissinger celebrates 100th birthday
In recent years, Kissinger has continued to hold sway over Washington's power brokers as an elder statesman.
The Issue Is: Larry Elder, Brian Tyler Cohen look ahead to 2024
This week, Elex catches up with Larry Elder and Brian Tyler Cohen as they both look ahead to the 2024 Presidential Election.
Debt ceiling deadline extended to June 5 as Congress breaks for holiday
An upbeat President Joe Biden says a deal to resolve the government’s debt ceiling crisis seems “very close."
South Carolina judge halts new stricter abortion law until state Supreme Court review
A judge has put a temporary halt to South Carolina’s new law banning most abortions around six weeks of pregnancy until the state Supreme Court can review the measure.
Indiana doctor reprimanded for speaking publicly about 10-year-old girl's abortion
A medical board voted that Dr. Caitlin Bernard didn’t follow privacy laws when she told a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment in a case that gained attention in the national abortion debate.
DeSantis pushes past embarrassing campaign start, raises $8.2M ahead of early state blitz
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday sought to push past an embarrassing beginning to his presidential campaign, outlining an aggressive travel schedule as his allies insisted they remain well-funded and well-positioned for a long Republican primary fight ahead.
Larry Elder runs against Trump for President
Elex Michaelson caught up with Larry Elder as the conservative radio host discussed his run for the Oval Office.
A majority of Californians say Sen. Dianne Feinstein is no longer fit to serve, new poll finds
Nearly two-thirds of registered voters in California feel that Sen. Dianne Feinstein is no longer fit to continue serving as a senator, a new poll released Thursday morning by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies found.
Abortion providers scramble amid 'decimation' of access in US South
Providers have had to quickly determine how to comply with the pending laws amid the "decimation of abortion access across the South."
Lawmakers look to loosen child labor laws, even in bars and on school nights
In Wisconsin, Republican lawmakers are backing a proposal to allow 14-year-olds to serve alcohol in bars and restaurants.
Indiana doctor who provided abortion for 10-year-old girl to face discipline hearing
The hearing comes after Indiana's attorney general accused Dr. Caitlin Bernard of violating state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to police and federal patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment.
Kevin McCarthy's Republicans push debt ceiling talks to brink, lawmakers leaving town for weekend
Legislators are just days out from a possible devastating debt default if Congress fails to act to raise the borrowing limit. The fallout could hurl the global economy into chaos.
Debt ceiling talks stuck, sides 'far apart' as June 1 deadline nears
A defiant House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the debt ceiling standoff is “not my fault" after he sent Republican negotiators to the White House to finish out debt limit talks.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis releases first presidential campaign ad: 'Great American comeback'
It's official: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is running for president, the latest Republican to join the 2024 presidential race.