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Graham’s appeal to delay testimony in Trump probe denied by judge

Graham is currently scheduled to testify Tuesday.
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United States Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., addresses business leaders during a congressional conversation sponsored by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
August 19

Cheney on Pence testifying: 'I would hope that he will do that'

Rep. Liz Cheney told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl that she still hopes former Vice President Mike Pence testifies before the Jan. 6 committee during an exclusive interview set to air Sunday.
August 19
Rep. Liz Cheney told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl that she still hopes former Vice President Mike Pence testifies before the Jan. 6 committee during an exclusive interview set to air Sunday.
August 19

Liz Cheney to ABC News on Pence testifying: 'I would hope that he will do that'

She spoke with ABC Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl for "This Week."
August 19
Rep. Liz Cheney speaks with ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jon Karl, Aug. 19, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
August 19

Rep. Liz Cheney Sunday on "This Week" with Co-Anchor Jonathan Karl

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, August 21, 2022.
August 19
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
August 19

Mounting legal troubles a potential threat to a Trump 2024 run: The Note

Trump’s open cases could threaten any attempt to return to the White House.
August 19
Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas, Aug. 06, 2022.
August 19

9-year-old Kabul street peddler finds temporary safe haven in kids cafe

The Hospitality for Humanity program provides food, classes to kids in need.
August 19
Zarlasht walks through a street in Kabul, selling gum.
August 19

Doug Mastriano's opponents call him extreme: How he's campaigning in Pa.

The gubernatorial hopeful is using grassroots tactics and shunning the media.
August 19
State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., May 17, 2022.
August 18

DeSantis announces 20 Floridians charged with voter fraud

Those charged face punishments of up to 5 years in prison and fines.
August 18
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference held at the Broward County Courthouse, on August 18, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
August 18

Election official reacts to man facing federal charges for allegedly threatening him

Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer spoke to ABC News about the indictment.
August 18
Supporters of President Donald Trump demonstrate in front of the Maricopa County Elections Department office, Nov. 7, 2020, in Phoenix.
August 18

Judge may seek to unseal portions of Mar-a-Lago affidavit, despite DOJ objections

News organizations argue releasing the affidavit is in the public interest.
August 18
Armed Secret Service agents stand outside an entrance to former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, late Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla.
August 18

Judge indicates portions of Mar-a-Lago search affidavit could be unsealed

News organizations argue releasing the affidavit is in the public interest.
August 18
News organizations argue releasing the affidavit is in the public interest.
August 18

Federal judge ‘inclined’ to release portions of Mar-a-Lago affidavit

The judge ordered the DOJ to spell out redactions it wants for the Mar-a-Lago affidavit, saying he’s “inclined” to release parts of it. Attorney David Maria and ABC News’ Katherine Faulders explain.
August 18
VIDEO:  Federal judge ‘inclined’ to release portions of Mar-a-Lago affidavit
August 18

Where Dr. Oz lives becomes a campaign issue in Pennsylvania Senate race

Democratic opponent John Fetterman is fueling the attacks -- will it matter?
August 18
Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, Dr. Mehmet Oz, shakes hands with supporters at The Capitol Diner, on Aug. 12, 2022, in Swatara Township, Pa.
August 18

White House to ship more monkeypox vaccines to states as cases climb

The administration has scrambled to get on top of its monkeypox approach.
August 18
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Gabriela Solis prepares a dose of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine at an L.A. County vaccination site in East Los Angeles, Aug. 10, 2022, in Los Angeles.
August 18

Treasury Department rejects GOP claims on new IRS agents

Auditors will enforce tax laws on high-income earners, not the middle class.
August 18
The IRS building in Washington, D.C, Jan. 28, 2019.
August 18

Allen Weisselberg, longtime Trump Organization CFO, pleads guilty to tax evasion

Weisselberg pleaded guilty to avoiding taxes on nearly $2 million in income.
August 18
Allen Howard Weisselberg, the former Trump Organization CFO, arrives for a hearing at the New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, Aug. 18, 2022.
August 18

July border arrests decrease but expected to total a record 2 million by next month

CBP has arrested more migrants so far in 2022 than in all of 2021.
August 18
A migrant family stands waiting to be processed at the border, May 5, 2022, in Roma, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's "Lone Star Operation" directed approximately 10,000 members of the national guard to assist law enforcement with patrol and border apprehensions.
August 18

Key developments related to the FBI's Mar-a-Lago search: Timeline

The dispute over allegedly classified documents has been months in the making.
August 18
Former President Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower in New York City, the day after FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago Palm Beach home, Aug. 9, 2022.
August 18

CDC director acknowledges mistakes to staff in internal message

"This is our watershed moment," Walensky told CDC employees.
August 18
Rochelle Walensky, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testifies in Washington, July 20, 2021.
August 18

Pence’s latest public parting with Trump fuels more 2024 speculation: The Note

Meanwhile, his tour of early presidential primary states continues this week.
August 18
Former Vice President Mike Pence gestures during the "Politics and Eggs" breakfast gathering, Aug. 17, 2022, in Manchester, N.H.
August 17

Prosecutor sues Florida governor over suspension

Andrew Warren says the governor's move is an abuse of power.
August 17
Andrew Warren, who was removed from his elected post as Hillsborough's state attorney by Gov. Ron DeSantis, prepares for a press conference in Tallahassee, Fla., Aug. 17, 2022.
August 17

Traffic deaths for 1st quarter of 2022 highest in 20 years, NHTSA says

The agency estimates 9,560 people died on U.S. roads from January to March.
August 17
An empty street is seen in New York City, on April 24, 2020.
August 17

Review finds CDC mishandled pandemic response

The "need for change came through loud and clear," a review found.
August 17
Dr. Rochelle Walensky is interviewed in the Emergency Operations Center of the Center of the CDC in Atlanta, Dec. 9, 2021.
August 17

Voters just rejected Cheney -- could she run for president as a Republican?

She hasn't ruled out seeking the White House and has a new anti-Trump group.
August 17
Republican candidate Representative Liz Cheney speaks during her primary election night party in Jackson, Wyo., Aug. 16, 2022.
August 17

Mike Pence tells Republicans to stop attacking the FBI after Mar-a-Lago search

"The Republican Party is the party of law and order," Pence said Wednesday.
August 17
A supporter of former President Donald Trump drives past his Mar-a-Lago estate, Aug. 8, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla.
August 17

Mike Pence tells Republicans to stop attacking the FBI after Mar-a-Lago raid

"The Republican Party is the party of law and order," Pence said at a political event in New Hampshire.
August 17
"The Republican Party is the party of law and order," Pence said at a political event in New Hampshire.
August 17

Cheney projected to lose Wyoming, Murkowski and Palin advance in Alaska

ABC’s Zohreen Shah discusses Rep. Liz Cheney’s plans after her loss and breaks down results in Alaska.
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August 17

Key takeaways from Wyoming's primary

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, former President Trump's fiercest critic, lost her seat in Congress in Wyoming's primary election.
August 17
Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, former President Trump's fiercest critic, lost her seat in Congress in Wyoming's primary election.
August 17

Liz Cheney to form an anti-Trump group as she mulls her own presidential bid

The Wyoming Republican said she will decide in "the coming months."
August 17
Rep. Liz Cheney gives a concession speech to supporters during a primary night event, Aug. 16, 2022, in Jackson, Wyo.
August 17

Trump-backed election denier wins GOP nod to be Wyoming secretary of state

Chuck Gray is expected to sail to victory in the general election.
August 17
People wait in line to vote early ahead of Tuesday's Republican primary election in Jackson, Wyo., on Aug. 15, 2022.
August 17

Liz Cheney to launch anti-Trump group, consider presidential run after primary loss

In Alaska, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski is projected to advance to the general election and Sarah Palin will be among the top four candidates for Alaska’s at-large House district.
August 17
VIDEO: Rep. Liz Cheney to launch anti-Trump group, consider presidential run after primary loss
August 17

Sarah Palin advances to general election in Alaska congressional race

The former governor and vice presidential candidate called the state’s ranked-choice voting system "crazy" and "convoluted."
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ABC New Live: Rep. Liz Cheney concedes Wyoming primary

Plus, the FDA has approved over-the-counter hearing aids and what this means for nearly 38 million Americans, and a new warning from the CDC about monkeypox and your pets.
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August 17

Pence, in another blow to Trump, says he'd consider testifying before Jan. 6 panel

In one of its hearings, the panel focused on Trump's pressure campaign on Pence.
August 17
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at "Politics & Eggs" at the New Hampshire Institute Politics at St. Anselm College on Aug. 17, 2022 in Manchester, N.H.
August 17

Calculate how much Biden's Inflation Reduction Act may save you

The $739B measure will immediately impact people's wallets.
August 17
President Joe Biden signs The Inflation Reduction Act with Sen. Joe Manchin, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, Rep. Frank Pallone and Rep. Kathy Catsor in the State Dining Room of the White House August 16, 2022 in Washington, D.C. The $737 billion bill focuses on climate change, lower health care costs and creating clean energy jobs by enacting a 15% corporate minimum tax, a 1-percent fee on stock buybacks and enhancing IRS enforcement.
August 17

Cheney vows to continue election lie fight, sparks 2024 chatter: The Note

The Wyoming lawmaker insisted that she wasn't finished, despite her defeat.
August 17
Rep. Liz Cheney gives a concession speech to supporters during a primary night event in Jackson, Wyo., Aug. 16, 2022.
August 17

Sarah Palin projected to advance to the November general election

Mary Peltola, Nick Begich and Tara Sweeney will also advance to November.
August 17
FILE PHOTO: Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas, U.S., August 4, 2022.
August 17

Murkowski projected to advance to November general election

Murkowski voted to convict Donald Trump in his impeachment trial last year.
August 17
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska attends the grand opening of her reelection campaign office in Juneau, Aug. 11, 2022.
August 17

Alaska 2022 primary election results

The races features new voting rules.
August 17
Mary Peltola is shown leaving a voting booth while early voting on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, in Anchorage, Alaska.
August 17

Where does Liz Cheney go from here?

The Wyoming congresswoman is projected to lose her seat to Harriet Hageman.
August 17
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August 17

Can Sarah Palin make a comeback in Alaska?

The former Alaska governor seeks a return to elected office.
August 17
VIDEO: Can Sarah Palin make a comeback in Alaska?
August 17

Liz Cheney projected to lose primary to Harriet Hageman

The Wyoming congresswoman gave a concession speech Tuesday night and said, “Now the real work begins.”
August 17
VIDEO: Liz Cheney projected to lose primary to Harriet Hageman
August 16

Liz Cheney loses primary as Trump topples his most prominent GOP critic

The Wyoming lawmaker is projected to lose to Harriet Hageman, ABC News reports.
August 16
Rep. Liz Cheney speaks Aug. 16, 2022, at a primary Election Day gathering in Jackson, Wyo. Cheney lost to Republican opponent Harriet Hageman in the primary.
August 16

By the Numbers: The Inflation Reduction Act

A look at the numbers behind the Inflation Reduction Act as President Joe Biden signs the measure into law.
August 16
VIDEO: By the Numbers: The Inflation Reduction Act
August 16

Wyoming 2022 primary election results

Rep. Liz Cheney learns her fate.
August 16
In this July 21, 2022, file photo, Vice Chair Liz Cheney arrives after a break as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
August 16

Updated COVID boosters could be available in 3 weeks, White House predicts

But nothing can happen before the FDA and CDC review manufacturer data.
August 16
People receive booster shots during a COVID vaccination clinic in Pasadena, Calif., July 8, 2022.
August 16

Biden signs sweeping health, climate and tax bill, major win for his domestic agenda

The White House plans to celebrate the political victory again next month.
August 16
President Joe Biden speaks during a signing ceremony for H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Aug. 16, 2022.
August 16

President Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act

President Joe Biden discusses the $740 billion Inflation Reduction Act: "With this law, the American people won, and the special interests lost."
August 16
VIDEO: President Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act
August 16

Who is Rep. Liz Cheney?

The lone congresswoman from Wyoming has been one of former President Trump's fiercest critics.
August 16
The lone congresswoman from Wyoming has been one of former President Trump's fiercest critics.
August 16

Wyoming secretary of state on high-stakes election

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan joins ABC News Live to discuss the key races in his state and the impact of false election fraud allegations.
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