Bidens help light National Christmas Tree outside White House

Bidens help light National Christmas Tree outside White House

(WASHINGTON) -- The Christmas season has begun in Washington, with bright lights, festive trees and a touch of bipartisanship in the spirt of the holiday. President Joe Biden, joined by first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff, lit the National Christmas Tree outside the…
Competitive congressional races on decline due to new redistricting maps

Competitive congressional races on decline due to new redistricting maps

(WASHINGTON) -- Competitive races across the country are expected to disappear as states begin to submit their re-drawn maps for this decade's round of redistricting. While only 18 states have finished their gerrymandering process, nearly half a dozen highly competitive seats have been slashed from the last batch of congressional…
President Biden to make at-home rapid tests free in new COVID plan

President Biden to make at-home rapid tests free in new COVID plan

(WASHINGTON) -- As cases rise in the colder months and amid concerns of a new COVID-19 variant arriving in the U.S., President Joe Biden announced a new plan Thursday for a winter coronavirus strategy that includes making at-home rapid tests free, extending the mask requirement on public transit and requiring…
Jan. 6 committee will move to hold former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark in contempt

Jan. 6 committee will move to hold former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark in contempt

(WASHINGTON) -- The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack on Wednesday will recommend the full House hold former Trump Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark in contempt for refusing to cooperate with their investigation in the latest effort to ratchet up pressure on the former president’s aides and allies.…
Democrat Stacey Abrams announces second try for Georgia governor

Democrat Stacey Abrams announces second try for Georgia governor

(ATLANTA) -- Stacy Abrams will be back on the campaign trail in a second bid for governor of Georgia, setting the stage for a possible rematch with GOP Gov. Brian Kemp whom she lost to in 2018. Abrams, hoping to become the nation's first Black chief state executive, made her…
Conservative Supreme Court majority appears inclined to scale back abortion rights

Conservative Supreme Court majority appears inclined to scale back abortion rights

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard historic arguments over a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, with conservative justices openly raising the prospect of overturning decades of legal precedent since the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion nationwide. After almost two…