GOP-backed Iowa bill aimed at restricting voting access heads to governor's desk
An Iowa bill aimed at limiting voting and making it harder for voters to return absentee ballots is headed to Gov. Kim Reynolds' desk this week after passing both Republican-controlled chambers of the state legislature.
Where the stimulus bill stands in Congress, and what's next
The major order of business for President Joe Biden and Congress is to pass a $1.9 trillion Covid relief package before the round of unemployment benefits and other aid approved in December lapse, again leaving millions of Americans short of help.
Lawmakers angrily grill Capitol security officials over lack of leadership as mob stormed US Capitol
House lawmakers angrily grilled acting US Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman and acting House Sergeant at Arms Timothy Blodgett on Thursday over the security failures that occurred on January 6, repeatedly pressing both officials on the lack of communication by law enforcement leaders as their officers were overwhelmed by the pro-Trump mob that day.
Affirmative action opponents ask Supreme Court to hear case over Harvard's policy
Opponents of affirmative action asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to use their case against Harvard to overrule precedent that has long allowed consideration of race in admissions and particularly enhanced opportunities for Black and Hispanic students.