Democratic Rep. Katie Porter of California said Tuesday she will seek the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a fellow Democrat and the oldest member of the chamber.
CBS News pressed House Speaker Kevin McCarthy about Rep. George Santos' credibility, but he clashed with the reporter and sidestepped the question by talking about how 'Congress is broken'
"So you're just not going to answer the question I asked?" Margaret Brennan said as Kevin McCarthy detailed how the US representative democracy works.
- Argus Leader
The Senate named the committee members who will investigate her actions, starting next week.
A tweet from the Ohio Republican received a number of scathing responses online, with another critic simply writing, "oh shut up."
Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Ruben Gallego, who's trying to unseat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, says 'nobody' in the state 'has really spoken to' her she joined the upper chamber
"Nobody in Arizona has really spoken to her in the last four years. This is why she is where she is," Rep. Gallego said of Sen. Sinema on Thursday.
Sen. Marco Rubio says it's 'absurd' that the media has details on the classified documents found at Biden's and Trump's residences but the intelligence committee still doesn't have clear information
"So somehow, the only people who are not allowed to know what was in there are congressional oversight committees," Rubio said.
Billionaire entrepreneur promoted fake news and conspiracy theory linked to violent attack on Paul Pelosi.
- Associated Press
The National Prayer Breakfast, one of the most visible and long-standing events that brings religion and politics together in Washington, is splitting from the private religious group that had overseen it for decades, due to concerns the gathering had become too divisive. The organizer and host for this year's breakfast, scheduled for Thursday, will be the National Prayer Breakfast Foundation, headed by former Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. Sen. Chris Coons, a regular participant and chairman of the Senate ethics committee, said the move was prompted in part by concerns in recent years that members of Congress did not know important details about the larger multiday gathering.
- The Hill
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis said the West sending tanks to Ukraine to provide additional aid in its war with Russia “creates real problems” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin is trying to scare the West with the Kremlin’s comments that NATO countries’ move to send tanks to Ukraine increases their “direct involvement”…
- NBC News
President Joe Biden will not negotiate over the debt ceiling deadline with Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy because of a near-default in 2011.
Republicans are dim, too, if they don't rein in Trump, whose "animus is almost pathological," warns Bloomberg's Robert A. George.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Ukrainian MPs and former members of the outlawed Opposition Platform – For Life (OPZZh) party Natalia Korolevska and her husband Yuriy Solod have given up their mandates as lawmakers, the Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper reported on Jan. 29
- Fox News
The Minnesota Senate passed the PRO Act early Saturday morning, legislation that supporters say protects the right to abortion and opponents say is an "extreme" measure permitting late-term abortion.
Turkey warned its citizens on Saturday against "possible Islamophobic, xenophobic and racist attacks" in the United States and Europe after its Western allies cautioned their citizens in Turkey about possible terror attacks. In two separate travel advisories, the Turkish foreign ministry recommended its citizens in the United States and European countries "act calmly in the face of possible xenophobic and racist harassment and attacks" and to "stay away from areas where demonstrations may intensify."
Government Shutdown 2023: Will Your Social Security Payments Stop Now That the Debt Ceiling Has Been Reached?
The U.S. reached its debt ceiling on Jan. 19 the Treasury Department announced on Thursday, Jan. 19. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says extraordinary measures have begun to mitigate financial...
- Sacramento Bee
His parachute only partly opened, sending him into an uncontrolled fall.
- Florida Today
Readers share their views in letters to the editor
- WMUR - Manchester
Former President Donald Trump's plane lands at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/Getty ImagesTalk about an insurance policy. Republicans may have finally found an ingenious way to ensure that everyone in America rallies around Donald Trump’s second term, should he win in 2024: Vice President Marjorie Taylor Greene.“The amazing thing about the concept of Marjorie Taylor Greene being Donald Trump’s vice president is that you would actually have someone who would make you worried that Donald Trump might have a heart attack,” qu
Trump said he would build an 'impenetrable dome' over the US as he warned of a possible World War III
Donald Trump said World War III could involve nuclear weapons and World War I and World War II would look like small battles, by comparison.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
A railway station in temporarily occupied Ilovaysk in Donetsk Oblast was stuck on the night of Jan. 28 at a time when Russian troops and military equipment were being unloaded there, according to media reports.