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More than 100 Republican former officials to seek reforms, threaten new party

The group will call for the GOP to "either reimagine a party dedicated to our founding ideals or else hasten the creation of such an alternative."
Image: U.S. Capitol exterior
Image: U.S. Capitol exterior
7h ago

House GOP expected to oust Liz Cheney from No. 3 post

Cheney has consistently criticized the former president's false claims about the election after his supporters waged a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Image: Liz Cheney speaks during an event on the House steps of the Capitol.
Image: Liz Cheney speaks during an event on the House steps of the Capitol.

White House urges Americans not to hoard gas as hacked pipeline remains shut

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Tuesday that the impacted areas would experience a "supply crunch" but not a "gasoline shortage."
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Border apprehensions rose slightly in April, but number of unaccompanied minors dropped

The 21-year high in monthly border stops was driven mainly by single adults attempting to cross into the U.S. illegally, according to CBP data.
Image: Migrants cross the border in Del Rio, Texas
Image: Migrants cross the border in Del Rio, Texas
10h ago

Over half of eligible Latinos voted in 2020 — a historic first

About 1 in 10 voters in last year's election were Latino, with "extraordinary" registration and turnout among younger and U.S.-born Hispanics.
Image: A salon owner tapes flyers to a door as part of a campaign to get voters to the polls in the largely Hispanic community of Port Richmond in Staten Island, N.Y., on Oct. 23, 2020.
Image: A salon owner tapes flyers to a door as part of a campaign to get voters to the polls in the largely Hispanic community of Port Richmond in Staten Island, N.Y., on Oct. 23, 2020.
11h ago

Glenn Youngkin becomes Virginia Republicans' nominee in governor's race

The former Carlyle Group CEO came out on top of the Trump-friendly GOP field after a controversial nominating process.
Glenn Youngkin makes his closing remarks during a GOP gubernatorial candidate forum in Lynchburg, Va., on April 19, 2021.
Glenn Youngkin makes his closing remarks during a GOP gubernatorial candidate forum in Lynchburg, Va., on April 19, 2021.

Republican Sean Parnell announces run for open U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania

The Army veteran, who is a fixture on right-wing cable news, unsuccessfully challenged Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa, last year.
Image: Sean Parnell
Image: Sean Parnell

Five red states look to end $300 weekly unemployment benefit. Will others do the same?

President Joe Biden urged businesses to boost pay for workers to spur labor growth in a speech Monday, saying, "Americans want to work."
Image: Tate Reeves, John Rounsaville
Image: Tate Reeves, John Rounsaville

Biden promotes Lyft, Uber plan to provide free rides to vaccination sites

The move is part of an effort by the administration to make getting a vaccine as simple and convenient as possible.
Image: Nurse Kendria Brown from D.C. Health gives a dose of the Johnson Johnson Covid-19 vaccine during a walk-up clinic at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on May 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Image: Nurse Kendria Brown from D.C. Health gives a dose of the Johnson Johnson Covid-19 vaccine during a walk-up clinic at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on May 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
16h ago

Rep. Scalise, survivors of 2017 baseball shooting call for FBI to review investigation

The Republican lawmakers tied their call to recent pledges by the agency to investigate domestic extremism in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot.
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2021.
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2021.
17h ago

WATCH: Schumer, McConnell offer opposing views on voting rights bill in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., clashed at a Senate Rules Committee meeting to consider the For The People Act, a voting rights bill. Schumer said that Democrats were making the bill a priority after certain states passed restrictive voting laws, while McConnell called it a "partisan effort."
WATCH: Schumer, McConnell offer opposing views on voting rights bill in Senate
WATCH: Schumer, McConnell offer opposing views on voting rights bill in Senate