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February 06

Biden plans to 'speak directly and plainly': White House official on SOTU

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke to White House Deputy Communications Director Kate Berner on President Joe Biden's plans for Tuesday's State of the Union Address.
February 06
VIDEO: Biden plans to 'speak directly and plainly': White House official on SOTU
February 06

New bill would give Gov. DeSantis control over Disney's special Florida district

Currently, Disney elects oversight members because of its stake in the district.
February 06
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks after being sworn in for his second term, Jan. 3, 2023, in Tallahassee, Fla.
February 06

Potential debt ceiling standoff looms large over State of the Union

Biden and McCarthy agree the nation can't default -- but agree on little else.
February 06
President Joe Biden speaks on the January jobs report in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Feb. 3, 2023, in Washington.
February 06

Chinese surveillance balloon recovery underway amid GOP attacks

President Biden has faced political blowback for not shooting it down sooner.
February 06
The suspected Chinese spy balloon drifts to the ocean after being shot down off the coast in Surfside Beach, S.C., Feb. 4, 2023.
February 06

GOP Congress member breaks down State of the Union expectations

Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, talks about the State of the Union address, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s leadership, and concerns over the suspected Chinese spy balloon.
February 06
VIDEO: GOP Congress member breaks down State of the Union expectations
February 06

Chinese surveillance balloons during Trump, early Biden admin not spotted by NORAD

"That's a domain awareness gap that we have to figure out," an official said.
February 06
A jet flies by a suspected Chinese spy balloon as it floats off the coast in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, Feb. 4, 2023.
February 06

Balloon incident shows China's growing 'arrogance': Expert

Col. Stephen Ganyard analyzes the situation between the U.S. and China.
February 06
In this screen grab from a video, a balloon is shown floating over Billings, Montana, on Feb. 1, 2023.
February 06

Democratic congressman breaks down expectations for State of the Union address

Rep. Jared Moskowitz, D-Fla., joins ABC News Live to discuss what he hopes to hear from President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address.
February 06
VIDEO: Democratic congressman breaks down expectations for State of the Union address
February 06

What to expect from Biden’s State of the Union address

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein looks at what we can expect from President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address as financial concerns grow for Americans.
February 06
VIDEO: What to expect from Biden’s State of the Union address
February 06

Florida schools directed to hide classroom books that are not vetted

The state said its "Stop WOKE" act applies to books displayed in classrooms.
February 06
Don Falls a teacher at Manatee High School in Florida shared this photo of books covered.
February 06

George Santos, who claimed mom survived 9/11, invites ground zero volunteer to SOTU

Records dispute Santos' account that his mom was at the World Trade Center.
February 06
Rep. George Santos leaves the Capitol Hill Club as members of the press follow him on Jan. 31, 2023 in Washington, DC.
February 06

Americans show low confidence in both political parties: POLL

More than half of Americans have little or no confidence in President Biden, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and either party in Congress.
February 06
More than half of Americans have little or no confidence in President Biden, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and either party in Congress.
February 06

What to expect from President Biden’s State of the Union Address Tuesday

While the president is expected to tout jobs numbers, a new ABC News poll shows 4 in 10 Americans are worse off financially now than at the start of his administration.
February 06
VIDEO: What to expect from President Biden’s State of the Union Address Tuesday
February 06

President Biden expected to tout job growth during State of the Union address

The latest ABC News and Washington Post poll shows that many Americans are worse off financially than they were before he took office.
February 06
VIDEO: President Biden expected to tout job growth during State of the Union address
February 06

Americans have low confidence in leaders, GOP at risk in political disputes: POLL

A new poll finds the GOP at risk on two fronts.
February 06
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy talks to reporters after meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House, Feb. 1, 2023, in Washington, D.C.
February 05

171 Republican lawmakers join effort to stop Biden's student loan forgiveness program

The representatives and senators insist the "bailout" is executive overreach.
February 05
Rep. Virginia Foxx speaks at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol, March 09, 2021 in Washington, DC.
February 05

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu 'definitely thinking about' 2024 presidential run

Sununu also said he doesn't think Trump could beat Biden, despite Biden's flaws.
February 05
In this April 7, 2022, file photo, Chris Sununu, Governor of the State of New Hampshire, speaks onstage during the 2022 Concordia Lexington Summit in Lexington, Ky.
February 05

Biden met with praise, criticism over balloon downing

It will be a focus of an upcoming Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing.
February 05
A jet flies by a suspected Chinese spy balloon as it floats off the coast in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, Feb. 4, 2023.
February 05

Buttigieg defends 'extraordinary' economy as polling suggests significant discontent

A new survey found that four in 10 Americans feel worse off financially.
February 05
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg gives a speech on the Hudson River tunnel project at the West Side Yard on Jan. 31, 2023, in New York.
February 05

Rubio says China sent balloon to send 'a message': They believe US is 'in decline'

The senator said, "first and foremost," he wants to know what the balloon saw.
February 05
In this Nov. 8, 2022, file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio speaks to his supporters during an election-night party in Miami.
February 05

'This Week' Transcript 2-5-23: Secretary Pete Buttigieg & Sen. Marco Rubio

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, February 5.
February 05
In this Nov. 8, 2022, file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio speaks to his supporters during an election-night party in Miami.
February 05

Record numbers of people are worse off, a recipe for political discontent: POLL

4 in 10 Americans say they are worse off financially since Biden took office.
February 05
President Joe Biden walks across the South Lawn of the White House, Feb. 3, 2023.
February 03

Balloon incident adds new tension to US-China relationship

It came on the eve of a Beijing visit Secretary of State Blinken has postponed.
February 03
Chinese flag.
February 03

Republicans paint Biden as soft on China as surveillance balloon soars over US

Biden didn't take questions on the balloon when he spoke about the jobs report.
February 03
President Joe Biden, with Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Cecilia Rouse left, and Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese, speaks about the January 2023 jobs report in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House in Washington, Feb. 3, 2023. US job gains surged unexpectedly last month.
February 03

Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Marco Rubio & Gov. Chris Sununu Sunday on “This Week”

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, February 5, 2023.
February 03
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
February 03

Can Kentucky's Democratic governor win again? Experts say the race has clues for 2024

Andy Beshear earned an upset in 2019 and his party is hoping for a repeat.
February 03
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear delivers his State of the Commonwealth speech from the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives, Jan. 4, 2023, in Frankfort, Ky.
February 03

Biden comments on better-than-expected jobs report

The president touted the latest numbers as “the strongest job growth in history.”
February 03
The president touted the latest numbers as “the strongest job growth in history.”
February 03

Large Chinese spy balloon spotted over the US, officials say

The vessel is described as the size of three buses.
February 03
In this screen grab from a video, a balloon is shown floating over Billings, Montana, on Feb. 1, 2023.
February 03

Confidence in police practices drops to a new low: POLL

Just 39% are confident that the police are trained to avoid excessive force.
February 03
Protesters march, Jan. 28, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn., over the death of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police.
February 02

Brown calls Omar’s committee ousting a ‘retaliatory, revengeful and racist’ vote

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Rep. Shontel Brown, D-Ohio, about the GOP House voting to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
February 02
VIDEO: Brown calls Omar’s committee ousting a ‘retaliatory, revengeful and racist’ vote
February 02

Biden meets with Congressional Black Caucus on policing after Tyre Nichols' death

"I hope so," Biden told ABC News when asked if reform was possible in Congress.
February 02
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meet with members of the Congressional Black Caucus in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 2023.
February 02

What to know about the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

The bill was passed by the Democrat-controlled House in 2021, but the Senate didn’t move forward over the issue of qualified immunity for officers.
February 02
The bill was passed by the Democrat-controlled House in 2021, but the Senate didn’t move forward over the issue of qualified immunity for officers.
February 02

Democrats rally without 'any reservation' around Biden's expected 2024 campaign

The party's national committee is also set to resolve a new nominating calendar.
February 02
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic presidential nominee, speaks during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, Aug. 20, 2020.
February 02

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to deliver GOP's State of the Union response

The Arkansas governor was former President Donald Trump's longest-serving press secretary.
February 02
The Arkansas governor was former President Donald Trump's longest-serving press secretary.
February 02

With an eye on China, US building up military in the Philippines

The deal is prompted by concerns about China's ambitions in the Pacific.
February 02
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reviews an honor guard upon arrival at the Department of National Defense at Camp Aguinaldo military camp in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines, Feb. 2, 2023.
February 02

Senator calls on Apple, Google to remove TikTok from app stores

TikTok has more than 100 million monthly active users in the U.S.
February 02
TikTok has more than 100 million monthly active users in the U.S.
February 02

Rep. Wiley Nickel breaks down priorities for 1st term in Congress

Rep. Wiley Nickel, D-N.C., breaks down his priorities for his first term in Congress, and reacts to the Republican decision to oust Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., from the Foreign Affairs Committee.
February 02
VIDEO: Rep. Wiley Nickel breaks down priorities for 1st term in Congress
February 02

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to deliver GOP's State of the Union response

Sanders was former President Donald Trump's longest-serving press secretary.
February 02
Arkansas Gov. Huckabee Sanders speaks during a conference, Nov. 16, 2022, in Orlando, Fla.
February 02

House Republicans vote to kick Rep. Ilhan Omar off Foreign Affairs Committee

They said it was for antisemitic comments the Democrat apologized for in 2019.
February 02
Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks on the House floor before the vote to remove her from the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Feb. 2, 2023, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
February 02

The external campaign grows for a DeSantis 2024 bid

Although the Florida governor has stayed quiet on 2024, his supporters have not.
February 02
Incumbent Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to supporters at an election night party after winning his race for reelection, Nov. 8, 2022, in Tampa, Fla.
February 02

Tyre Nichols death renews calls for police reform legislation

President Joe Biden and House Speaker McCarthy have also met to discuss raising the debt ceiling with McCarthy saying “common ground” is possible.
February 02
VIDEO: Tyre Nichols death renews calls for police reform legislation
February 02

How the George Floyd policing bill would reform law enforcement

The legislation would have addressed use of force, racial profiling and more.
February 02
In this May 31, 2020, file photo, the makeshift memorial and mural is shown outside Cup Foods where George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis.
February 02

McCarthy delivers remarks on ousting Omar from committee

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy spoke about Rep. Ilhan Omar being ousted from the Foreign Affairs Committee, and also his meeting with President Joe Biden.
February 02
VIDEO: McCarthy delivers remarks on ousting Omar from committee
February 02

Rep. Ilhan Omar ousted from Foreign Affairs Committee

House Republicans voted to oust Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee.
February 02
VIDEO: Rep. Ilhan Omar ousted from Foreign Affairs Committee
February 02

FBI scheduling search of former Vice President Pence's home for classified docs

Pence's lawyers previously found documents during their own search.
February 02
Former Vice President Mike Pence, Nov. 16, 2022 in New York City.
February 02

Key Senate Democrat wants details on probes overseen by arrested former FBI official

Charles McGonigal oversaw counterintelligence in the FBI's New York office.
February 02
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin takes part in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on President Joe Biden's judicial nominees on Capitol Hill, Jan. 25, 2023, in Washington.
February 02

House set to vote to keep Ilhan Omar off House Foreign Affairs Committee

The Minnesota Democrat said the argument against her was false.
February 02
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speaks at a press conference on committee assignments for the 118th U.S. Congress, at the Capitol Building on Jan. 25, 2023 in Washington, DC.
February 02

House GOP kicks off fraud probe into billions in COVID pandemic relief money

In one of the first investigations from the GOP-led House, the Oversight Committee looked into pandemic-era fraud.
February 02
In one of the first investigations from the GOP-led House, the Oversight Committee looked into pandemic-era fraud.
February 02

Hunter Biden targets chief critics in legal counterattack

Hunter Biden's revamped legal team has disseminated a batch of criminal referrals and cease-and-desist letters targeting some of his most vocal critics.
February 02
Hunter Biden's revamped legal team has disseminated a batch of criminal referrals and cease-and-desist letters targeting some of his most vocal critics.
February 01

Vet who claimed Santos stole money for his dying dog says FBI has reached out to him

The freshman New York lawmaker has said he's not a "criminal."
February 01
Rep. George Santos (R-NY) leaves a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill on Jan. 25, 2023 in Washington, DC.