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Rep. Jim Clyburn survives leadership challenge

Clyburn, 82, has served in House Democratic leadership for nearly two decades. Some younger Democrats were upset with his decision to run for another top job.
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, left, and Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I.
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, left, and Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I.

Closing arguments begin in the Trump Organization's tax fraud trial

The company is accused of a sweeping, 15-year scheme to compensate top executives of former President Donald Trump’s company off the books.
Former President Donald Trump
Former President Donald Trump
3h ago

Biden to host French President Macron at his first state dinner

The dinner is a chance for the leaders to toast each other and their respective countries and strengthen ties that have frayed amid disputes over trade and national security.
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes US President Joe Biden (L) before their meeting at the French Embassy to the Vatican in Rome on October 29, 2021.
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes US President Joe Biden (L) before their meeting at the French Embassy to the Vatican in Rome on October 29, 2021.

Dispute over North Carolina congressional districts tees up major elections case at Supreme Court

The justices will consider whether to endorse a conservative theory that could limit power of state courts to review election-related laws enacted by legislatures.
People gather during a rally at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. during the Supreme Court hearings on the redistricting cases
People gather during a rally at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. during the Supreme Court hearings on the redistricting cases

Federal appeals court rejects Biden's bid to revive student debt plan

A separate appeals court put the program on hold, prompting the Biden administration to ask the Supreme Court to intervene.
Students attend their graduation ceremony at UCLA
Students attend their graduation ceremony at UCLA
15h ago

Jan. 6 committee to release transcripts of interviews along with report, expected before Christmas, Thompson says

Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said investigators would not conduct any more depositions.
Rep. Bennie Thompson during a House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol hearing
Rep. Bennie Thompson during a House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol hearing

GOP senators threaten to delay major military bill over Covid vaccine mandate

The seven Republicans say they will prolong consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act unless they get a vote on their proposal to lift a vaccination requirement.
GOP on Border
GOP on Border

House passes legislation to avoid rail strike

The House approved legislation today that would force rail companies and their workers to accept an agreement brokered earlier this year. NBC News’ Peter Alexander has more details on the potential strike.
House passes legislation to avoid rail strike
House passes legislation to avoid rail strike
18h ago

Congressman Pete Aguilar makes history as the highest ranking Latino in the House

The California congressman, the highest-ranking Latino ever in the House, will help steer Democrats, soon to be in the minority, as they push their legislative priorities.
Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., at the Capitol on Nov. 30, 2022.
Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., at the Capitol on Nov. 30, 2022.
19h ago

House Democrats elect Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as leader, the first Black person to lead a congressional caucus

Jeffries, 52, was elected Wednesday alongside Reps. Katherine Clark, 59, and Pete Aguilar, 43, as the party’s new top three.
Hakeem Jeffries
Hakeem Jeffries

DHS warns of domestic terror threats to LGBTQ, Jewish and migrant communities

Americans motivated by violent ideologies pose a “persistent and lethal threat,” a senior DHS official said in a briefing about a new Terrorism Advisory System bulletin.
All Souls Unitarian Church in Colorado Springs, Colo., held a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at the LGBTQ nightclub Club Q.
All Souls Unitarian Church in Colorado Springs, Colo., held a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at the LGBTQ nightclub Club Q.