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Tim Graham/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Lawmakers on the GOP-led House Education Committee grilled more university leaders on Thursday, insisting they defend their handling of pro-Palestinian protests and respond to allegations of antisemitism on campus. As in previous hearings, there were heated exchanges between lawmakers and school officials over what Republicans, especially, are making an election-year […]

ATU Images/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Less than a year after U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a public health advisory calling attention to a crisis of loneliness, isolation and lack of connection across the country, Rep. Jamaal Bowman says he was spurred on to call for more funding for the next generation of mental health […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — More than 400 lawmakers, activists, civil rights leaders, musicians and actors have written a joint letter to President Joe Biden calling on him to support a list of Congressional bills on racial equity and reparative justice through executive actions and orders. The letter, shared exclusively with ABC News, is the […]

Joshua Lott/The Washington Post via Getty Images (LINCOLN, Neb.) — Multiple key lawmakers in Nebraska are pouring cold water on the prospect of passing a long gestating bill newly endorsed by former President Donald Trump and Gov. Jim Pillen that would change the state’s system of awarding Electoral College votes. The proposed change, to a […]

d3sign via Getty Images (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s legislature has unanimously passed a strict security law, 11 days after it was tabled in an unusually fast turnaround. Authorities in Hong Kong have argued that the law is necessary to uphold stability and “plug any holes” left by the sweeping National Security Law, which was […]

Maddie McGarvey/For The Washington Post via Getty Images (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow execution by nitrogen gas, a controversial practice critics call untested and lacking in evidence that it’s more humane than lethal injection, after Alabama became the first state to execute someone with nitrogen gas. Ohio state Reps. […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow execution by nitrogen gas, a controversial practice critics call untested and lacking in evidence that it’s more humane than lethal injection, after Alabama became the first state to execute someone with nitrogen gas. Ohio state Reps. Phil Plummer and Brian […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Two New York lawmakers are pushing to expand a law that prohibits convicts from profiting from their crime to also prevent spouses from profiting after the estranged wife of the Gilgo Beach murder suspect signed a deal with a production company. New York’s Son of Sam law — named […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Many congressional Republicans are again coming to former President Donald Trump’s defense after he was indicted a fourth time. A Georgia grand jury late Monday issued a sprawling indictment against Trump and 18 others on charges related to alleged efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in […]

Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — On Tuesday, a third indictment was filed against former President Donald Trump, this time in connection with his efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss and remain in power. Prosecutor Jack Smith has called for a “speedy trial” on the four charges Trump faces in the latest indictment: […]