Politics

Migrants hold up their phones showing the CBPOne app.

Online system to seek asylum in US is quickly overwhelmed

The daily ritual resembles a race for concert tickets when online sales begin for a major act.

 | AP

Former President Donald Trump

Trump kicking off 2024 run with stops in early-voting states

The former president has visits to both New Hampshire and South Carolina on his agenda.

 | AP

Crude oil pipes at the Bryan Mound site near Freeport, Texas.

House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile

Pres. Biden withdrew 180 million barrels from the strategic reserve over several months, bringing the stockpile to its lowest level since the 1980s.

 | AP

Husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Paul Pelosi, right, fights for control of a hammer with his assailant.

Police release bodycam footage of attack on Paul Pelosi

The footage shows police confronting the suspect and taking him into custody after police say he severely beat Pelosi in his home.

 | Justin Boggs

U.S. President Joe Biden.

Biden touts economic record, criticizes House Republicans

The president's first major economic address this year comes as the White House and Congress remain at odds over increasing the debt ceiling.

 | Haley Bull

House Oversight Chairman Rep. James Comer.

House GOP wastes no time launching investigations

With their new majority in hand, House Republicans have made it clear that government oversight will be a huge focus.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Jackson, Miss.'s O.B. Curtis Water Plant is shown.

Federal funding helps Jackson, Mississippi address water crisis

A Jackson restaurant owner shares what the millions headed to the city could do to help businesses like his deal with aging infrastructure.

 | Jessie Cohen

Multiple movie posters are shown.

Hollywood is personifying abortion like never before

More films and shows are bringing up the topic of abortion than ever before, but experts say their depictions aren't entirely accurate.

 | Amber Strong

People line up for immigration services in New York.

Inside the chaotic system of New York's immigration services

Lack of information, guidance and a language barrier are just a few issues migrants face while waiting sometimes overnight in lines.

 | Axel Turcios

A view of Houston, Texas

Texas bill would ban nationals from 4 countries from buying land

A proposed Texas bill prohibits land sales to entities and individuals with ties to North Korea, Russia, China and Iran.

 | John Mone

A man walks past boxes that were moved out of the Eisenhower Executive Office building inside the White House complex.

Former US leaders asked to re-check for classified docs

The Archives sent a letter to representatives of former presidents and vice presidents to ensure compliance with the Presidential Records Act.

 | AP

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y.

What Rep. George Santos' fallout reveals about the news

Congressman George Santos' rocky start to his political career paints a picture of what our news landscape looks like today.

 | Andrew Rafferty

Vice President Kamala Harris visits a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, California

Monterey Park memorial visitors honor victims, call for gun reform

A sea of flowers and candles has formed in front of the Star Ballroom Dance Studio after one of several recent mass shootings across the country.

 | James Packard

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., chair of the Senate Intelligence committee.

Senators: Biden administration blocking access to mishandled documents

Senators are reacting with bipartisan anger, insisting they need to see for themselves what documents Biden, Trump and Pence were holding.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A happy golden retriever.

Should Congress force the USDA to do more to protect dogs?

The ASPCA wants Congress to compel the Department of Agriculture to investigate and fine breeders more for violations.

 | Joe St. George

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi.

California judge orders release of Pelosi attack footage

A San Francisco judge ordered the footage be released after a host of news organizations sought access to the evidence.

 | AP

People wait on a street blocked by police after a rocket attack in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Russian attacks on Ukraine reported; tank training to start

The attacks came after Germany and the United States announced they would send advanced battle tanks to Ukraine.

 | AP

President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives to speak at a rally.

Donald Trump can soon return to Instagram, Facebook

Meta has reinstated former President Donald Trump's accounts as part of a new protocol.

 | Scripps News Staff

Rep. Tim Burchett, R-Tenn.

Congressman wants a tracking system for US classified documents

This comes after a string of the nation's top officials have been found housing classified documents on personal property.

 | Elina Tarkazikis

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney speaks during a hearing

Georgia election probe report on Trump to remain secret for now

The judge said he would further reflect on the parties' arguments and would reach out with any questions before making a final decision.

 | AP

Former Vice President Mike Pence.

Classified documents found at Mike Pence's home, too, his lawyer says

Pence joins the growing list — which includes Trump and Biden — to have had confidential documents recovered at their private residences.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney swears in potential jurors

Judge to hold hearing over Georgia special grand jury report on Trump

The investigation is one of several that threaten potential legal consequences for the former president as he seeks reelection in 2024.

 | AP

Then-House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy joined by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in 2013..

Debt ceiling: 2011 showdown leaves lessons for Biden, GOP

Democrats are pushing to raise the debt ceiling — now at $31T —to allow more borrowing, while Republicans are countering with proposed spending cuts.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Rep. Katherine Clark, (D) MA, speaks during a news conference.

Daughter of top House Democrat arrested at anti-police protest

Riley Dowell was charged with assault after a police officer was injured during a protest in Boston.

 | Scripps News Staff

Members of the Oath Keepers extremist group stand on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol.

4 Oath Keepers convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

The group members were also convicted of two other conspiracy charges as well as obstructing an official proceeding.

 | AP

Ticketmaster tickets and gift cards.

Congress to question Ticketmaster following Taylor Swift ticket fiasco

The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to hold a hearing Tuesday to dive into whether Ticketmaster has too much influence on the music business.

 | Joe St. George

Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel.

Trump's MAGA forces threaten to upend vote for RNC chair

The race for RNC chair will be decided Friday by Republican officials from all 50 states. Current RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel is fighting for reelection.

 | AP

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to a crowd at The Moon in Tallahassee, Florida.

VP Harris rallies against GOP push to roll back abortion rights

The White House is trying to show it is determined to restore abortion rights, even though there's little chance of progress on that front in D.C.

 | Scripps News Staff and AP

White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients removes a face mask

Sources: Biden to pick Zients as his next chief of staff

Biden's current top aide, Ron Klain, is preparing to leave the job in the coming weeks.

 | AP

U.S. President Joe Biden.

FBI searched Biden home, found documents marked classified

The search followed the discovery of other classified documents in the president’s home library from his time as vice president.

 | AP