Judge rules Hawley-led agency broke record laws on purpose

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A Missouri judge ruled that a state agency previously led by Republican Josh…

Convention puts the cannabis boom on display

NEWS AND OPINION: The old hippies of yore likely would have been amazed at the jumbo-sized…

White House asks Congress for $48 billion to battle COVID, aid Ukraine

President Biden is asking Congress to hand over another $10 billion in funding to combat COVID-19…

Schumer warns Republicans: Reject MAGA movement or ‘keep losing’

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer gave a stark warning to Republicans to either reject former…

Paul Pelosi hammer attack suspect denies attempted kidnap and assault charges

A man accused of attacking US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer has pleaded…

Rick Scott launches long-shot bid to unseat Mitch McConnell as Senate GOP leader

Sen. Rick Scott has launched a bid for GOP leader to replace Sen. Mitch McConnell as…

Democratic official in Connecticut sentenced for ballot fraud

STAMFORD, Conn. — The former chairperson of a local Democratic Party in Connecticut must serve two…

Voters approve drastic overhaul of City Hall in progressive Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Voters in Portland, Oregon, driven by frustration with surging homelessness and a desire…

Texas governor expands migrant busing campaign to include Philadelphia

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday that he sent the first busload of illegal immigrants to…

Texas Rep. Mayra Flores tells DHS secretary Mayorkas he is ‘lying’ about border security

Rep. Mayra Flores blasted Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday for “lying” to Americans about…

Democrats’ control of Senate green lights Biden’s judicial nominees

The Democrats’ maintaining control over the Senate guarantees President Biden more opportunities to appoint judges, giving…

Majority of House Republicans back McCarthy for speaker but he’s still got to work to take the gavel

House Republicans on Wednesday elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy as their nominee for speaker, voicing approval of…

Study finds Texas births up, abortions down after fetal heartbeat law

A new study finds that more babies have been born in Texas since it restricted abortions…

Former Trump adviser to lead Iowa Gov. Reynolds’ staff

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday she has chosen a former Trump…

Harry Styles and Adele among big Grammy nominees – as Beyonce sets record with husband Jay-Z

British stars Harry Styles and Adele are among the frontrunners for the 2023 Grammy Awards, shortlisted…

Judge overturns Georgia’s ban on abortion around 6 weeks

A judge overturned Georgia’s ban on abortion starting around six weeks into a pregnancy, ruling Tuesday…

Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic set for visa to play Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — A year after Novak Djokovic’s high-profile deportation from Australia because he is not…

Dem Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries calls Biden the ‘big and clear winner’ in the midterms

Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said he is all in for President Biden to run for…

Texas governor invokes new measures to stop border ‘invasion’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday he has invoked the “invasion clauses” of the U.S. Constitution…

Kentucky Supreme Court weighs future of abortion access

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A week after Kentucky voters rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure, the state’s Supreme…