Review recommends more officers, security upgrades after attack on Capitol

Review recommends more officers, security upgrades after attack on Capitol

BY: BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Congress should hire more Capitol Police officers to boost the overstretched ranks of the department and provide them with better equipment, training and support, according to a study of Capitol security led by retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore released Monday. Honore and…
2 female generals, recently promoted, spotlighted in White House remarks

2 female generals, recently promoted, spotlighted in White House remarks

BY: MATT SEYLER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin put the spotlight on two female generals who were recently promoted to head four-star combatant commands during remarks in honor of International Women's Day at the White House Monday. Austin…
Biden to make primetime address Thursday marking one year into pandemic

Biden to make primetime address Thursday marking one year into pandemic

By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will make his first primetime address Thursday night to "to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown," White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced during a briefing Monday. "He will discuss the many sacrifices the American people have made over…
Senior Senate Republican Roy Blunt announces he won’t seek reelection

Senior Senate Republican Roy Blunt announces he won’t seek reelection

By ALLISON PECORIN, TRISH TURNER and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In an unexpected move, a top Senate Republican, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, announced Monday that he will not run for reelection in 2022.Blunt, 71, has served in the Senate since 2011 and in the House of Representatives previously.He's currently…
Supreme Court sides with Christian students silenced on Georgia campus

Supreme Court sides with Christian students silenced on Georgia campus

By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a former Georgia college student who sued his school after it prevented him from expressing religious views in a free-speech zone on campus.The 8-1 decision, authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, said that Chike Uzuegbunam -- who…
We can’t give up wearing masks as COVID cases fall: Ohio governor

We can’t give up wearing masks as COVID cases fall: Ohio governor

BY: JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Despite an increase in the number of people who have received COVID-19 vaccines, Americans should not stop wearing masks, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday. "With the vaccine, we're now on the offense, that's the great thing. But in Ohio,…
Biden will not have to cater to my agenda: Sen. Joe Manchin

Biden will not have to cater to my agenda: Sen. Joe Manchin

BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Days after he held up the passage of President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief bill on the Senate floor, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Sunday that Biden will not have to cater to him in the evenly divided Senate as the president tries to…