Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly indicated support for executing prominent Democratic politicians in 2018 and 2019 before being elected to Congress, a CNN KFile review of hundreds of posts and comments from Greene's Facebook page shows.
A federal judge's action Tuesday preventing President Joe Biden's 100-day pause in deportations demonstrated the land mines that await the new administration in the nation's courts.
Members of Congress were left stunned during a briefing from law enforcement about their failure to prepare for the insurrection at the US Capitol earlier this month, two members who attended a House Appropriations Committee briefing told CNN on Tuesday, with one saying it was "dumb luck" more people didn't die.
Sen. Patrick Leahy was hospitalized out of an abundance of caution on Wednesday, just hours after presiding over the opening of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.
Several hundred White House employees had been vaccinated as of Tuesday, two Biden administration officials told CNN, with more expected in the coming weeks.
Former President Donald Trump has expanded his impeachment legal team by tapping a former prosecutor-turned-criminal defense lawyer, an addition that comes as Trump and his allies scramble to prepare a defense with less than two weeks until the Senate trial.
Senate GOP leaders are bracing for more retirements within their ranks, as a handful of senior Republicans decline to commit to running again -- following four tumultuous years in the Trump era and facing a polarized political climate ahead.
The Justice Department formally rescinded the Trump administration's controversial "zero tolerance" policy that called for the criminal prosecution of adults crossing the border and led to the separation of thousands of families, according to a memo obtained by CNN.
Facing highly skeptical Republican senators, House impeachment managers are preparing a case to show the visceral evidence of the Capitol insurrection and how former President Donald Trump's words and actions motivated the rioters to breach the Capitol, according to sources familiar with the deliberations.
The Senate will vote on whether to confirm Antony Blinken as the new US secretary of state Tuesday.
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain defended teachers' unions who refuse to resume in-person teaching despite studies that have shown a low risk of spreading the coronavirus.
Former White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas joined "The Ingraham Angle" Tuesday to respond to former White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx's claim that he provided former President Trump with "parallel data streams" about the pandemic.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul declared former President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial "dead on arrival" on Tuesday after 45 Senate Republicans voted against holding the proceeding, viewing it as unconstitutional.
Congressional Democrats' push to convicted former President Donald Trump of impeachable offenses is "driven by the partisan rage and the partisan anger that the Democrats feel," Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, told "Hannity" Tuesday.
With Democrats preparing for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned his colleagues that moving forward will only cause more damage to the nation.
Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, made headlines on Tuesday for asserting in a social media video that Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and former CIA Director John Brennan should be considered "domestic enemies" of the U.S., deeming them a greater danger to the country than the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6.
California Labor Secretary Julie Su, President Biden’s reported pick to serve as deputy secretary in the US Department of Labor, could face tough scrutiny in the Senate.
The Palestinian foreign minister on Tuesday urged the Biden administration to reverse what it described as the prior administration’s “unlawful and hostile measures” in the region -- just as the U.S. promised to renew relations with the Palestinians.
Wisconsin’s state Senate rebuked Gov. Tony Evers Tuesday, voting 18-13 to repeal his statewide mask mandate that has been in place since the summer amid coronavirus concerns.
A Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City who has called for slashing the NYPD’s budget in half bragged Tuesday that nearly a third of her campaign’s donors are unemployed.
Leahy, 80, the president pro tempore of the Senate, was under observation after not feeling well.
NBC News is tracking the progress made and the time that's left to meet the administration's goal.
Although former President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end separation of migrant families, the zero tolerance policy was never officially rescinded.
The legislation, while supported by many Democrats, faces opposition from Republicans and would be difficult to get through the evenly split Senate.
Forty-five GOP senators voted Tuesday to dismiss the trial as unconstitutional, given Trump's status as the former president.
More doses from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna would lessen the country's reliance on getting additional vaccine doses on the market from other manufacturers.
Levine could make history as the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
It issues guidance on how to better collect data and assist with the reporting of anti-Asian hate incidents.
"President Biden made clear that the United States will act firmly in defense of its national interests in response to actions by Russia that harm us or our allies," the White House said.
Blinken has pledged to re-engage U.S. allies and supports a tough approach to China.
Nearly 150 Republican members of Congress voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.
More than 14,000 federal inmates are incarcerated in private prisons.
The National Association of the Deaf called the move a "historic win."
This week on "Face the Nation," President Biden takes office and is immediately faced with overwhelming challenges. His first priority: COVID-19.
This week on "Face the Nation," the government's plan to vaccine Americans is already showing signs of strain as the number of coronavirus cases and deaths climbs higher than ever, and concern over a new variant of the virus grows.
U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton agreed to pause the policy while he considered a lawsuit filed by Texas' Republican attorney general.
The former president faces a Senate trial on a single article of impeachment: incitement of insurrection.
Under updated requirements, short ponytails will be allowed, and phrases with racist connotations will be removed from regulations.
The acting Capitol Police chief told lawmakers they knew there was a potential of violence, but they were not prepared for the Capitol riots. Kris Van Cleave has more.
To this day, advocates have been struggling to locate more than 600 migrant parents. President Biden has pledged to create a task force to help locate them.
The president also signed more executive actions Tuesday, including orders on housing and prisons, as he outlined what the White House is calling his “racial equity agenda.”
Greene repeatedly endorsed violence against Democratic leaders and federal agents, a CNN review of her Facebook activity found.
The video streaming service said Giuliani repeatedly violated rules against posting false information about the recent election.
This is where Democrats and Republicans in the Senate stand on convicting President Trump. He was impeached by the House on Jan. 13, making him the first president in history to have been impeached twice.
Butch Bowers declined to say whether he voted for Trump. ‘The vote is sacrosanct, so I’m not going to talk about that,’ he said.
Less than a week after taking office, Biden lists U.S. complaints and pivots from Trump’s deference.
Acting U.S. Capitol police chief Yogananda Pittman told House members that a lack of officers and appropriate weaponry, plus poor communication and organization, contributed to the attack.
Police chief for the first time says a D.C. officer took his own life in aftermath of Capitol riot.
The nation wants to move on, but we can’t until we’ve dealt with the mess that lies behind us, in front of us and all around us.
The president took executive actions Tuesday to combat racism and discrimination, an early move to fulfill his pledges on equity. They fall short of the sweeping actions civil rights groups are demanding, but the administration says there is more to come.
In an interview, Ms. Whaley, a Democrat, discusses what her party needs to do to start winning more statewide races in Ohio, including the 2022 races for Senate and governor that she is mulling.
An unusual email from the agency’s counterintelligence chief also warned retired officers to carefully weigh their comments on television, social media and podcasts.
The president is moving rapidly to address global warming, with unlikely allies backing him and huge hurdles, some from his own party, directly ahead.
The acting chief of the Capitol Police told lawmakers that the department knew days ahead of time of the risk of violence targeting lawmakers but was unprepared when the mob attacked on Jan. 6.
The nine House members who will serve as the prosecution team in the Senate trial include notable players from Trump’s first impeachment.
Mr. Leahy, whose position in the Senate puts him third in line for the presidency, oversaw the start of the impeachment proceedings against former President Donald J. Trump earlier on Tuesday.
All but five Republican senators voted to challenge the constitutionality of the trial, suggesting that Democrats were unlikely to find the 17 they would need to join them in convicting the former president.
President Biden said the number of coronavirus vaccines reaching the states would rise next week and a deal was near to provide enough shots to vaccinate nearly all Americans by the end of summer.
President Biden has been a vocal proponent of moving the cases outside of the military chain of command, even as general after general has argued against it.
Bill Hemmer told the infectious disease expert "it just seems like there's this aggressiveness toward the Trump administration."
The 80-year-old Democrat, who has since been released, "was not feeling well" and was taken to a local hospital "out of an abundance of caution," his office said.
Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García, Ayanna Pressley and Pramila Jayapal are leading the reform effort.
On Wednesday, the former president will again violate the seven-consecutive-day limit he agreed to as a condition of turning the residence into a club.
A new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds little faith in the U.S. system of government — or in the wisdom of other Americans.
The Trump administration used its prosecution policy to split up immigrant families. The Biden administration just rescinded it.
If successful, that would increase the national supply by 50% ― enough to vaccinate nearly the entire U.S. population by the end of summer.
The executive order, part of a suite of climate actions, could set the stage for bigger policies down the road.
The 22-year-old National Youth Poet Laureate says she wants Americans to take her presidential plans seriously, too.
A top Florida official wrote a letter to the International Olympic Committee requesting the games be relocated to his state if Tokyo backs out.
Tuesday, in an appearance on FNC's "Fox News Primetime," Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reacted to the 55-45 vote in the U.S. Senate earlier in the day, which paved the way for former President Donald Trump's impeachment to proceed on a constitutional basis.
Rioters clad in paramilitary gear and chanting “balance the federal budget!” swarmed the streets of Seattle last week smashing store windows and bludgeoning innocent citizens walking down the street.
Los Angeles City Council member Kevin de León flubbed the Pledge of Allegiance on Tuesday when asked to recite it at the opening of a City Council meeting.
On Monday, the Washington Post published an op-ed by columnist Brian Klaas whereby he expresses the near futility of attempting to “deprogram” millions of Trump supporters, claiming that many have “gone far enough down the rabbit hole of conspiratorial thinking.”
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are refusing to hold hearings on Alejandro Mayorkas, President Joe Biden's nominee to helm the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Biden recalled when Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) told him to "kiss my ass" when he announced his promise to implement a federal mask mandate in December.
Ontario issued dozens of fines to large retailers and their customers -- $1,000 and $750 (CAD), respectively -- over recent weeks as part of its "big-box store blitz" to enforce compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing decrees, ostensibly issued as public health protection measures.
President Joe Biden is expected to announce sweeping policies on Wednesday to address so-called manmade climate change, including putting millions of acres of federal land off-limits for domestic energy production and elevate environmental concerns to a national security issue.
A court in San Francisco ruled that California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom’s prohibiting indoor services at churches is not discriminatory.
Joe Biden said he is abolishing the Trump administration’s 1776 Commission, which, he stated, is “offensive” and “counterfactual.”