House Republican leaders are said to be considering at least one short-term lift of the federal debt limit this summer, including an extension that would align its expiration date with the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30 to create pressure for a spending deal with Democrats. (Roll Call)
Meta Platforms Inc. will soon reinstate former President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts in the coming weeks after a two-year suspension for breaking company rules and fears of violence surrounding the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. The decision will allow the Republican presidential primary front-runner to tap back into what was a massive boon for his campaign fundraising ahead of the 2024 contest. (Axios)
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said he is running for re-election, ending speculation that he would launch a bid for the Republican presidential nomination. (NBC News)
The Biden administration said there has been a 97% decline in illegal border crossings by Cuban, Haitian, Nicaraguan and Venezuelan migrants after the implementation of new policies incentivizing them to stay on the Mexican side of the U.S. border as they seek asylum. (The New York Times)
President Joe Biden’s decision to send tanks to Ukraine marked a new chapter in the United States’ commitment to Kyiv, one reflecting a growing belief that the war could stretch years and require extraordinary measures to hold an alliance together to repel Russia.
The US and the European Union are discussing a possible deal on minerals and critical raw materials in a bid to allow the EU to qualify for benefits in President Joe Biden’s massive new green investment plan, according to people familiar with the matter.
The growing clamor in Congress to completely ban TikTok in the US raises the stakes for the Biden administration, which is in the late stages of reviewing the security risks of the popular social media app.
The FBI’s unprecedented search of President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, resulted from high-stakes discussions between the Justice Department and Biden attorneys over when and how it would take place, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
The US Treasury Department refused Wednesday to provide House Republicans any suspicious activity reports it may have on foreign banking and other business transactions by Hunter Biden and other members of President Joe Biden’s family.
House Republicans’ years-long pledge to kick Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) off the Foreign Affairs Committee is facing headwinds as concern from within the conference has made it unclear if, but not unlikely, such a motion could pass.
Two congressional Democrats asked House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday to restrict Republican Rep. George Santos’ access to classified information, arguing the scandal-plagued freshman lawmaker “cannot be trusted” with confidential materials.
Enrollments under the Affordable Care Act have reached an all-time high on the federal and state exchanges, helping drive the nation’s uninsured rate down to record lows despite steeper monthly premium costs.
The National Archives is weighing whether to ask living former presidents and vice presidents to review their personal records to verify that no classified materials are inadvertently outstanding, according to two people familiar with the discussions who spoke on the condition of anonymity to detail private conversations.
One of former President Donald J. Trump’s most consistent personal traits — one that his advisers say has helped keep him out of even worse legal jeopardy — has been his refusal to communicate by text or email.
Over the past several months, the leading Republican presidential candidate has launched a series of racist attacks on the wife of the Republican Party’s Senate leader, a woman who once served in his Cabinet.
New Hampshire Democrats have waged a public battle against their party’s new lineup of presidential nominating states — and their position in it. But their arguments appear to having little effect on key Democratic National Committee members.
Four states could ban transition care into young adulthood. Lawmakers in several others want to restrict drag shows in ways that could affect transgender performers broadly. It’s part of a long-term plan.
The red-state pushback mirrors tensions over federal priorities on covid, abortion and other health issues.
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The latest U.S. lawsuit against Google compounds the legal issues the company faces worldwide while broadening the scope of the government’s allegations around the tech giant’s online advertising business.
Never has a House freshman become so instantly ignominious. At this point, walking SNL punchline and GOP Rep. George Santos (NY-03) might be just as big a household name as Hakeem Jeffries or Kevin McCarthy, thanks to over-the-top absurdities ranging from allegedly pocketing a GoFundMe for a homeless veteran’s dying dog to fables about starring on the Baruch volleyball team and perhaps even Hannah Montana.
After a highly stable first year in office, the Biden administration experienced a substantial increase in senior staff turnover. The significant uptick in “A-Team” departures moved from five individuals departing in year one to 21 in year two.