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July 27

Ex-Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, has died at age 77.
July 27
FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, makes an opening statement on the fiscal year 2020 budget resolution, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Recently retired U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming died Monday, July 26, 2021. He was 77 years old. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 27

Wisconsin GOP leader doesn't want another election probe

The highest ranking Republican in the Wisconsin Assembly says he doesn't know what a forensic audit of the state’s 2020 presidential election results would prove
July 27
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, the highest ranking Republican in the state, said he didn't know what a forensic audit of the state's 2020 presidential election results would prove on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, during a news conference in the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. Vos said that two other ongoing investigations were sufficient while disagreeing publicly with a GOP colleague who called for yet another, broader probe. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
July 27

Cheney slams GOP critics, calls Jan 6. committee investigation 'deadly serious'

The Wyoming Republican spoke out on ABC's "Good Morning America."
July 27
Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney appears on "Good Morning America," July 27, 2021.
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DOJ says former department officials under Trump can testify in Jan. 6 probe

The Justice Department has cleared the way for six ex-DOJ officials to testify.
2 hours ago
Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen holds a news conference at the Justice Department on Oct. 21, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
July 27

Many Republicans uneasy about party's future: Poll

Republican leaders have spent much of this year trying to rile up voters.
July 27
FILE - In this Saturday, July 24, 2021, file photo former President Donald Trump speaks on a variety of topics to supporters at a Turning Point Action gathering in Phoenix. Most Republicans say they want former President Donald Trump to have at least some influence over the direction of their party going forward. But fewer than half say they are optimistic about the GOP’s future according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
2 hours ago

Ex-airman sentenced to 45 months for leaking drone info

A former Air Force intelligence analyst has been sentenced to 45 months in prison for leaking top-secret information about the U.S. government’s drone strike program to a journalist
2 hours ago
FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Nashville Police Department is Daniel Everette Hale, who is charged in federal court in Alexandria, Va., under the World War I-era Espionage Act. (Nashville Police Department via AP, File)
July 27

Blinken decries swastika vandalism in State Dept elevator

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is condemning an incident in which a swastika was carved into an elevator wall at the State Department
July 27
Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, arrives to board a plane, Monday, July 26, 2021 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., traveling to New Delhi, India and Kuwait City, Kuwait. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
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Gubernatorial candidate calls on opponent to drop out of 'election integrity' rally

The rally, hosted by the 5th District Virginia GOP, is set for Aug. 6 and 7.
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Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks during a campaign event on July 14, 2021 in McLean, Va. Youngkin is running against former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
July 27

Trump's endorsement looms over Texas special runoff election

The Republican matchup highlights intraparty divides.
July 27
Susan Wright and Texas state Rep. Jake Ellzey, opponents in the Texas Congressional District 6 runoff election.
July 23

New legislation would require women, like men, to sign up for potential draft

Women have been serving at all levels of the military since 2013.
July 23
July 22

CDC director stands firm on mask guidance

The health agency is facing pressure to recommend masks for all individuals.
July 22
Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), attends a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2021.
2 hours ago

Talks for new US-Russia arms deal to stir up old bugaboo

In their search for a new approach to arms control, Moscow and Washington are likely to soon encounter an old bugaboo: Russia’s demand that the U.S. stop resisting limits on its missile defenses
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FILE - In this June 16, 2021 file photo, President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, arrive to meet at the 'Villa la Grange', in Geneva, Switzerland. In their search for a new approach to arms control, Moscow and Washington are likely to soon encounter an old bugaboo: Russia's demand that the U.S. stop resisting limits on its missile defenses, which the Russians view as a long-term threat and the Americans see as a deterrent to war. It is likely to arise when U.S. and Russian officials open a “strategic stability” dialogue Wednesday in Geneva — talks meant to lay the groundwork for future arms control and to reduce the risk of nuclear war. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 26

Confusion besets new police reform laws in Washington state

Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd’s murder last year, with nearly a dozen laws that took effect Sunday
July 26
Ken Westphal, center, an officer with the Lacey Police Dept. and an instructor at the Washington state Criminal Justice Training Commission, works with cadets LeAnne Cone, of the Vancouver Police Dept., and Kevin Burton-Crow, right, of the Thurston Co. Sheriff's Dept., during a training exercise Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Burien, Wash. Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd's murder last year, with nearly a dozen new laws that took effect Sunday, July 25, but law enforcement officials remain uncertain about what they require in how officers might respond — or not respond — to certain situations, including active crime scenes and mental health crises. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 23

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

A homegrown football hero and businessman supported by his longtime friend Donald Trump, Herschel Walker has an attractive profile for Republicans looking to reclaim a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia
July 23
FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Herschel Walker talks about 150 years of college football during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Day in Hoover, Ala. Walker appears to have a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
July 26

US concludes combat mission in Iraq as Biden meets with Iraqi prime minister

A U.S. official told ABC News the change in mission is more of a semantic one.
July 26
President Joe Biden, right, shakes hands with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, left, during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, July 26, 2021.
July 25

Americans' optimism about country's direction drops nearly 20 points since May: POLL

In May, a little more than a third were pessimistic. Now, it is a majority.
July 25
President Joe Biden leaves a campaign event with candidate for Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe, at Lubber Run Park in Arlington, Va., July 23, 2021.
3 hours ago

Key senators announce deal on emergency security funding for Capitol police

There's also money for the National Guard and Afghan special visa program.
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Senator Patrick Leahy speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies hearing, June 23, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
July 27

Trump loyalists missing but not forgotten as Jan. 6 hearings begin: The Note

What happens in the hearing will be remembered longer than who sat at the front.
July 27
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to reporters before a ceremony to mark the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 26, 2021 in Washington.
July 27

House lawmakers push for diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in China

The lawmakers want to boycott the Beijing games over alleged human rights abuses
July 27
A man walks past a board with a sign of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at an exhibition hall during an organized media tour to venues of the Games in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, China, July 14, 2021.
1 hour ago

US stepping up airstrikes this week to support Afghan forces

U.S. officials say the military has launched more than a dozen airstrikes in the past week in support of Afghan government forces in their fight against the Taliban, a sharp spike over the handful that were done in the previous six weeks
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Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, the head of U.S. Central Command, attends at a ceremony where Gen. Scott Miller, who has served as America’s top commander in Afghanistan since 2018, handed over command, at Resolute Support headquarters, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 12, 2021. The United States is a step closer to ending a 20-year military presence that became known as its "forever war," as Taliban insurgents continue to gain territory across the country. (AP Photo/Ahmad Seir)

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