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Henrik5000/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — With less than 50 days until the Iowa caucuses, former President Donald Trump’s campaign is making a major weekly six-figure advertisement buy in the Hawkeye State — marking one of the first times the campaign will go up on broadcast TV as the early GOP front-runner takes a big step […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who forged a path for women in the law, championed ideological compromise and educated generations of Americans about the rights and duties of citizenship, has died. The court announced her death in a statement Friday morning, citing “complications related to advanced dementia, […]

Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin)/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Rep. George Santos, the beleaguered Republican who represents New York’s 3rd Congressional District, may face expulsion from Congress as soon as this week over suspected ethics violations and other allegations of wrongdoing. Santos has steadfastly defended himself, including by labeling a scathing report from congressional investigators as […]

Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As President Joe Biden tries to find a balance between supporting Israel and showing concern for the plight of Palestinian civilians, new details are emerging about how emotions spilled over during a private White House meeting last month between him, his aides and Muslim American advocates. Just one day earlier, […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Sen. Joni Ernst choked on food during a closed-door Republican lunch on Thursday and was rescued by fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul, who performed the Heimlich maneuver on her. Ernst, from Iowa, later said she was okay and confirmed a reporter’s account of the choking episode on X, replying to […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — If an expulsion vote set for Friday achieves a two-thirds majority, Republican Rep. George Santos would be immediately expelled from the House of Representatives, according to the text of the expulsion resolution. Looking back at the last time a member of Congress was expelled — Ohio Democratic Rep. James Traficant […]

Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — On the brink of possibly being expelled from Congress, embattled Rep. George Santos defended himself during an hourlong debate on the House floor Thursday. Santos, who is facing his third expulsion vote this year on Friday, debated several lawmakers, including fellow Republicans arguing for his removal, calling him […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The House is no longer set to vote Thursday on a Republican effort to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The vote was pulled from the schedule Thursday afternoon, according to a notice from Majority Whip Tom Emmer. It’s not clear yet why leadership pulled the resolution. On Wednesday, Greene […]

Christoph Soeder/picture alliance via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. secretary of state during the Nixon and Ford administrations who was said to be one of the most influential and controversial foreign policy framers in postwar United States, has died. He was 100. The news was confirmed by Kissinger’s consulting company on […]

Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Embattled Rep. George Santos spoke out Thursday ahead of an upcoming vote to expel him from the House of Representatives. Santos, who has been scandal-ridden since arriving in Washington earlier this year and is facing federal charges, called the renewed effort to oust him representative of the “chaos” […]