Former Attorney General William Barr appears to have met with the January 6 select committee after he was seen leaving a conference room used by the committee in Washington. NBC's Allie Raffa reports from Capitol Hill.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyAre Senators Susan Collins and Joe Manchin stupid, or do they just think we are?Both self-identified centrist, pro-choice senators voted to confirm Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, two of the six jurists responsible for curb-stomping American women’s rights back into the 1960s with today’s ruling on Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health. They did so because, at the time, they were assured that both Gorsuch and Kavan
Democrats passed Biden's stimulus law without GOP votes. Here's why they can't do the same to bring back Roe v. Wade.
Rep. Elissa Slotkin wants her party to consider reconciliation. It's a long shot that risks setting off a confrontation with centrists like Manchin.
White House lawyer Eric Herschmann told a Trump loyalist 'you would be committing a felony' after being told of a plan to use the DOJ to overturn the election
Herschmann said he called Jeffrey Clark an "f-ing a-hole" and congratulated him on admitting that his first act "would be committing a felony."
Nancy Pelosi and fellow Democrats are immediately using Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade overturning as an election fundraising opportunity
The solicitations were designed to maximize political contributions during a moment of outrage among Democrats, fundraising professionals told Insider.
At least 6 GOP members of Congress asked the Trump White House for a January 6 pardon, including Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene
Trump White House aides told House select committee investigators about Republican lawmakers who asked to be pardoned after the Capitol riot.
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'Historic and strategic blunder': Schiff gloats as Trump decries McCarthy's handling of Jan. 6 committee
Former President Trump says House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy mishandled appointments to the Jan. 6 committee. But so far, McCarthy's caucus is sticking with him.
- Business Insider
14 House Republicans, including Uvalde's congressman, voted to back the most significant new gun restrictions since the 1990s
Among the Republicans who voted for the bill was Rep. Tony Gonzales, a survivor of domestic abuse who represents Uvalde, Texas in Congress.
- Miami Herald
The message from Americans to Congress was clear: Do something. Anything.
- Miami Herald
Florida Republican Sens. Rick Scott and Marco Rubio on Thursday voted against a bipartisan gun-control bill in the Senate, opposing the measure even though both men have shown a willingness in the past to support additional gun restrictions.
- The Courier Journal
The bipartisan Senate gun bill emerged after the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, where 19 children and two teachers were killed.
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House Democrats cheerfully sang 'God Bless America' on the steps of the Capitol as crowds protested the overturning of Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court across the street
An ill-timed press conference celebrating the passage of a gun safety bill came as the country reeled from the revocation of the right to an abortion.
- The Hill
HBO host Bill Maher quipped on Friday after the Supreme Court issued several major decisions this week that “if you’re keeping score at home, it’s guns: 1, women: nothing.” The high court issued several key rulings this week, including the biggest one of its term on Friday when it eliminated the constitutional right to an…
The sister of a girl killed in the Uvalde shooting begged Texas lawmakers for stricter gun laws: 'The people that were supposed to keep her safe at school didn't'
"I shouldn't have to be here right now. I should be at home watching a movie with my sister," Jazmin Cazares said Thursday.
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The bill passed the Senate Thursday, the same day the Supreme Court struck down a New York law and made it easier for people to carry handguns.
- The Hill
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) announced Friday that she would prioritize legislation permitting abortion across the country following the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. “In the wake of this ruling, it is up to Congress to respond,” wrote Murkowski, vowing that she would continue “to work with a broader…
McConnell says he hopes the bipartisan gun bill 'will be viewed favorably by voters in the suburbs we need to regain'
"We pretty much own rural and small town America, and I think this is a sensible solution to the problem before us," McConnell said of the bill.
The conservative-majority court opened the door to state-level abortion bans that could force people to continue with unsafe and unwanted pregnancies.
- USA TODAY
The House passed the most meaningful gun reform legislation in 28 years. President Biden said he will sign into law.
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“Florida will continue to defend its recently enacted pro-life reforms against state court challenges, will work to expand pro-life protections, and will stand for life by promoting adoption, foster care and child welfare,” the Florida governor posted on Twitter.