WASHINGTON ― Democrats are increasingly pointing a finger at Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema as the major holdup to making progress on President Joe Biden’s agenda, with sources close to the White House joining progressives in portraying Sinema as the primary obstacle to reaching a deal.
There’s a really easy way congressional Democrats can raise the debt ceiling on their own, as Republicans have been insisting on. All Republican lawmakers have to do is, well, nothing. That way would go something like this: Democrats would introduce a bill to raise the debt ceiling. No Senate Republicans would filibuster the bill, thereby…
Several Black immigration organizations have filed a formal complaint with the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, demanding that the Biden administration halt its continued deportations of Haitian asylum seekers.
JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, an official with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office said.
On Thursday, Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, resigned from his position in protest of the “inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees.” He blasted President Joe Biden’s policy as “deeply flawed.”
The House of Representatives has voted down an amendment that would have placed restrictions on the transfer of military equipment to local law enforcement agencies. The amendment’s failure Thursday capped a week of lawmakers’ stunning refusal to make even modest reforms to address police brutality.
Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday evening that would suspend the federal government’s borrowing limit, which would avoid a potentially catastrophic debt default. But Senate Republicans have insisted they will not vote for a debt limit suspension ― meaning the bill will stall in that chamber with no clear prospects for…
A San Antonio doctor who admitted defying Texas’ new abortion law by performing the procedure on a woman who was more than six weeks pregnant may have to defend his decision in court. Dr. Alan Braid wrote an essay published Saturday in The Washington Post in which he said he’d performed the abortion on the woman earlier…
Law enforcement said that human remains discovered near Grand Teton National Park match the description of Gabby Petito, a 22-year-old lifestyle blogger who recently disappeared while on a road trip in a van with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles jury convicted Robert Durst on Friday of murdering his best friend 20 years ago in a case that took on new life after the New York real estate heir participated in a documentary that connected him to the slaying linked to his wife’s 1982 disappearance.