US Politics

Abigail Evans, 7, Logan Evans, 9, the children of the late U.S. Capitol Police officer William "Billy" Evans, sit with their mother Shannon Terranova, left, during a memorial service as Evans lies in honor in the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
William Evans, who died April 2, lies in honor in the Capitol rotunda, one of the highest honors Congress has for a civilian
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 03:40 PM
Former ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley speaks after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced that she would be…
Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley is first to hold position, which was created to make the US diplomatic corps more representative
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Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:25 PM
President Joe Biden holds up a silicon wafer as he participates virtually in the CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain…
White House meets with business leaders to discuss shortage of semiconductors
Steve Herman
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 04:09 PM
A street is closed due to work in the road in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. March 31, 2021.
White House highlights state-by-state shortcomings
Ken Bredemeier
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 01:37 PM
FILE - U.S. President Joe Biden holds first Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, April 1, 2021.
Education, jobs, environment and health care get big boosts while defense spending remains steady
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Mon, 04/12/2021 - 02:56 AM
Heavy traffic is seen on the George Washington Bridge from New Jersey to New York, as seen from Fort Lee Historic Park.
President’s proposal to fund improved roads and bridges, faster internet connections, high speed trains and other initiatives faces Republican opposition
Michelle Quinn
Sun, 04/11/2021 - 09:02 PM
FILE - In this Saturday, March 20, 2021 file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reviews an honor guard with Indian…
He’ll be discussing international defense relationships
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Sat, 04/10/2021 - 11:33 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reviews his country's new nuclear achievements during Iran's National Nuclear Technology Day, in Tehran, Iran, April 10, 2021. (Iranian Presidency Office/West Asia News Agency/Handout via Reuters)
Move comes amid indirect nuclear talks between Washington and Tehran
Michael Lipin
Sat, 04/10/2021 - 01:05 AM
FILE - In the Nov. 4, 2020 photo, The Supreme Court in Washington. A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Muslim men who…
Panel will spend 180 days studying proposed changes, holding public meetings and completing a report
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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:10 PM
National Security Council Coordinator for U.S. Southern Border Roberta Jacobson speaks at a press briefing at the White House,…
Move solidifies Vice President Kamala Harris' control over US diplomatic efforts in Central America
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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:38 PM
Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks at a "Women for American First" event  Friday, April 9, 2021, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo…
The move comes amid reports of sexual and other misconduct
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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:19 PM
Biden Wields Executive Power to Curb Gun Violence 
Under pressure from activists, on Thursday President Joe Biden signed a series of executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence, following recent mass shootings. White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara reports, prospects for gun control legislation appear dim for now in the divided U.S. Congress.
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Thu, 04/08/2021 - 09:10 PM
The United States Capitol Dome is seen before dawn in Washington, March 22, 2013.
Centrist lawmaker’s stance imperils Biden legislative agenda 
Ken Bredemeier
Thu, 04/08/2021 - 02:36 PM
FILE - In this March 10, 2021 file photo, Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., speaks during the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing…
Zeldin, a loyal ally to former President Donald Trump, did not mention him in his statement announcing gubernatorial run
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Thu, 04/08/2021 - 10:55 AM
FILE - In this April 6, 2021, file photo, U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland listens to tribal leaders and jots down notes…
Haaland is the latest Interior secretary tasked with making recommendations on where the boundaries lie
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Thu, 04/08/2021 - 09:05 AM