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Arizona Senate assures feds election recount is secure

Justice Department had expressed concerns over potential legal violations, including GOP's handing over ballots to contractor for review.
Image: Karen Fann
Image: Karen Fann

Trump Justice Department sought phone records of Washington Post reporters

“We are deeply troubled by this use of government power to seek access to the communications of journalists," the paper's acting editor said.
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Image: DOJ

Ohio GOP censures U.S. Rep Anthony Gonzalez, urges him to resign for Trump impeachment vote

Central committee also censures 9 other U.S. House members from other states.
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, speaks at a news conference by the Problem Solvers Caucus at the Capitol on Sept. 15, 2020.
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, speaks at a news conference by the Problem Solvers Caucus at the Capitol on Sept. 15, 2020.

Colorado GOP lawmaker reprimanded after calling colleague 'Buckwheat'

Republican state Rep. Richard Holtorf's racist remark touched off a shouting match in the chamber. He has since apologized.
Image: Richard Holtorf
Image: Richard Holtorf

Sen. Graham claims Republican party 'can't grow' without Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham appeared on Fox News and weighed in on the dispute between Rep. Liz Cheney and House Republican leadership, saying he believed the party "can't grow" without former President Trump's involvement. Ali Vitali reports from Capitol Hill.
Sen. Graham claims Republican party 'can't grow' without Trump
Sen. Graham claims Republican party 'can't grow' without Trump
8h ago

Biden closes Trump-era loophole allowing Covid money to go to defense projects

The Defense Production Act Loan Program will now only give funds to direct Covid-19 response and medical-related supply chain projects, the administration said.
SME Steel Facility As Markit Manufacturing Figures Released
SME Steel Facility As Markit Manufacturing Figures Released
10h ago

Sen. Lindsey Graham says the GOP can't move forward without Trump

Graham made the remark ahead of an expected vote to oust Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., as chairwoman of the House Republican Conference next week.
Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham
Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham

Biden’s land conservation program to rely on voluntary, local efforts

A new report leaves many details unanswered about how the government will use its dollars and federal powers to promote local conservation.
Montana Forests Struggle With Climate Change
Montana Forests Struggle With Climate Change
11h ago

Biden on April jobs report: 'We're still digging out of an economic collapse'

President Biden delivered remarks after the Labor Department released their jobs report for the month of April. The U.S. added far fewer jobs than expected, and the president stressed the importance of the American Rescue Plan.
Biden on April jobs report: 'We're still digging out of an economic collapse'
Biden on April jobs report: 'We're still digging out of an economic collapse'

Federal grand jury indicts former Minneapolis officers for violating George Floyd's civil rights

NBC's Pete Williams reports on a federal grand jury decision to indict four former Minneapolis police officers, including Derek Chauvin, for violating George Floyd's civil rights.
Federal grand jury indicts former Minneapolis officers for violating George Floyd's civil rights
Federal grand jury indicts former Minneapolis officers for violating George Floyd's civil rights
14h ago

U.S. embassy apologizes for asking Chinese students, 'Are you like this dog ... ?'

“Spring has come and the flowers are in bloom. Are you like this dog who can’t wait to go out and play?” said the Chinese-language post.
Image: Visitors to the U.S. consular services wait in line outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing
Image: Visitors to the U.S. consular services wait in line outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing