Politics

Florida woman charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris

A Miami woman has been charged for allegedly threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris, according to a criminal complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida."Niviane Petit Phelps knowingly and willfully made threats…

Comfort dogs find bipartisan support on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers, staff, law enforcement and journalists on Capitol Hill found one thing they could all agree on this week: Clarence is a very good boy."He's a national icon and a very good boy," Democrat Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa posted…

The week in 13 headlines

This week, the White House made inroads on foreign policy. President Biden announced US troops will leave Afghanistan by September 11 of this year. Meanwhile, Republican lawmakers were hesitant to embrace Biden's infrastructure plan and his renewed calls for bipartisanship.MondayBiden…

George W. Bush calls for bipartisan immigration action

Former Republican President George W. Bush is calling for bipartisan action on several immigration measures, calling for a restoration of "the people's confidence in an immigration system that serves both our values and our interests."In a Washington Post op-ed published…

Democratic congressman calls on Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones on Friday said Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer should retire this summer, becoming the first congressional member to publicly call for the 82-year-old justice to step down."There's no question that Justice Breyer, for whom I have…

White House press briefing interrupted by flyover for new WWI memorial

Low-flying F-22 Raptors momentarily interrupted the White House press briefing on Friday as their roar could be heard and felt in buildings in and around downtown Washington.While describing President Joe Biden's upcoming schedule for next week, White House press secretary…