DOJ to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

DOJ to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country, after a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Texas statute can remain in effect amid an ongoing legal challenge. The law, known as SB8, bans…
White House pushes for release of Jan. 6 documents as Trump, Bannon rebuff committee

White House pushes for release of Jan. 6 documents as Trump, Bannon rebuff committee

(WASHINGTON) -- The battle over White House records of former President Donald Trump's activities related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack intensified Wednesday as President Joe Biden formally rejected Trump's claims that the documents should be shielded from release to the House select committee investigating the insurrection. In a letter…
Mayorkas calling for end to ICE raids shows diversity of Biden’s cabinet, experts say

Mayorkas calling for end to ICE raids shows diversity of Biden’s cabinet, experts say

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, one of four Latino cabinet members in President Joe Biden's administration, said on Tuesday he wanted to end raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at workplaces. "The deployment of mass worksite operations, sometimes resulting in the simultaneous arrest of hundreds of workers,…
Republicans fight for Latino voters in Democratic strongholds

Republicans fight for Latino voters in Democratic strongholds

(WASHINGTON) -- Voting rights activists from Mi Familia Vota said after years of being ignored, they are seeing significant investments from politicians trying to reach out to the Latino community. As the largest non-white ethnic group in the United States continues to grow, Latinos have become a focal point for…
Senate committee questions TikTok in Jan. 6 Capitol attack investigation

Senate committee questions TikTok in Jan. 6 Capitol attack investigation

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday added TikTok to a list of social media companies being scrutinized for their potential involvement in the spread of misinformation related to the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol. In a letter obtained by ABC News, chairman Gary Peters,…