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January 27

Biden speaks with Tyre Nichols' family ahead of bodycam video release

President Joe Biden spoke with Tyre Nichols’ mother and stepfather Friday afternoon to offer his condolences, a White House official said.
January 27
President Joe Biden spoke with Tyre Nichols’ mother and stepfather Friday afternoon to offer his condolences, a White House official said.
January 27

Ben Crump, Sen. Dick Durbin & Rep. Mike Turner Sunday on “This Week”

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, January 29, 2023.
January 27
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
January 27

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff visits Auschwitz

Doug Emhoff departed Thursday for Poland and Germany in a six-day trip aimed at Holocaust remembrance education.
January 27
Doug Emhoff departed Thursday for Poland and Germany in a six-day trip aimed at Holocaust remembrance education.
January 27

Why Congress has failed to pass policing reform

Anticipated video of Tyre Nichols' death is re-centering calls for reform.
January 27
Sen. Tim Scott shakes hands with Sen. Cory Booker following a meeting about police reform legislation on Capitol Hill, May 18, 2021, in Washington.
January 27

Pence takes 'full responsibility' for classified documents found at his home

"Mistakes were made," Pence said as he addressed the situation.
January 27
In this Nov. 30, 2022, file photo, Mike Pence speaks on stage at the 2022 New York Times DealBook in New York.
January 27

Ronna McDaniel reelected RNC chair after contentious 3-way contest over GOP's future

Ronna McDaniel was the favorite but she faced a real challenger and a long-shot.
January 27
Re-elected Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel holds a gavel while speaking at the committee's winter meeting in Dana Point, Calif., on Jan. 27, 2023.
January 27

Paul Pelosi attack released on video

Pelosi, husband of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was bludgeoned in his San Francisco home on Oct. 28, 2022.
January 27
Pelosi, husband of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was bludgeoned in his San Francisco home on Oct. 28, 2022.
January 27

Nancy Pelosi speaks out following footage release of husband's attack

"I have absolutely no intention of seeing deadly assault on my husband's life," Pelosi said.
January 27
VIDEO: Nancy Pelosi holds speaks out following footage release of husband's attack
January 27

Paul Pelosi hammer attack video released

Pelosi suffered a skull fracture in the Oct. 28 assault.
January 27
An image from police body cam video of the night Paul Pelosi, the husband of Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi, was violently assaulted at their home in San Francisco, Oct 28, 2022. Paul Pelosi is at right, his assailant, David Depape, left.
January 27

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff tours Auschwitz on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Emhoff is the first Jewish spouse of an American president or vice president.
January 27
Second gentleman Douglas Emhoff, center, walks to lay flowers in front of the Death Wall at the site of Nazi Germany's Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp on the 78th anniversary of its liberation in Oswiecim, Poland, Jan. 27, 2023.
January 27

National Archives asks former presidents to check for outstanding classified material

The archives sent letters to offices of presidents dating back to Ronald Reagan.
January 27
The National Archives Building is the original headquarters of the National Archives and Records Administration pictured, April 23, 2018.
January 27

President, first lady address California shootings during Lunar New Year reception

At least 18 people were killed in two separate shootings in California.
January 27
President, first lady give remarks on California shootings during Lunar New Year reception
January 27

Early 2024 presidential contenders narrow in on Haley and DeSantis

This all comes as Trump makes his first visits to early primary states.
January 27
Nikki Haley visits the "Hannity" show, Jan. 20, 2023, in New York City.
January 26

California Bar seeks to disbar ex-Trump attorney over quest to overturn 2020 election

John Eastman is accused of aiding an "attack" on democracy.
January 26
Chapman School of Law professor John Eastman testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 16, 2017. Conservative attorney Eastman, a lead architect of some of former President Donald Trump's efforts to remain in power after the 2020 election, was slapped Thursday, Jan.26, 2023, with a series of disciplinary charges in California that could lead to his disbarment.
January 26
President Joe Biden speaks during a reception to celebrate the Lunar New Year, in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Jan. 26, 2023.
January 26

Why would senators not be given access to the Biden and Trump classified documents?

Officials aren't commenting, but experts maintain that it's a delicate process.
January 26
The U.S. Capitol Building stands in Washington, July 26, 2022.
January 26

House opens up amendment process for first time in 7 years, allowing debate and delay

Supporters of the rule change argue that it democratizes the chamber.
January 26
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 12, 2023.
January 26

Democrats launch dads caucus to focus on family issues, push for paid leave

Its members say they will advance legislation that supports working families.
January 26
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks to the infant child of Rep. Jimmy Gomez inside the House Chamber during votes for the next Speaker of the House on the first day of the 118th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 3, 2023.
January 26

Adam Schiff is running for California Senate seat

His is the latest name in what is expected to be a long list of contenders.
January 26
U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) attends a Hanukkah holiday reception in the Grand Foyer of the White House, Dec. 19, 2022, in Washington.
January 26

How DOJ turned the tables on hackers to disrupt $100M ransomware group

Hive ransomware actors have "victimized" over 1,300 companies worldwide
January 26
The Department of Justice logo hangs in Washington, Aug. 4, 2017.
January 26

Vice President Harris calls for safe gun laws

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Monterey Park, California, on Wednesday to meet with victims' families days after a mass shooting at Star Dance Studio.
January 26
Vice President Kamala Harris visited Monterey Park, California, on Wednesday to meet with victims' families days after a mass shooting at Star Dance Studio.
January 25

Harris visits Monterey Park to meet with victims' families

The vice president called on Congress to act on gun reform.
January 25
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris walks to lay flowers at the memorial outside the Star Ballroom Dance Studio where a deadly mass shooting took place on January 25, 2023 in Monterey Park, California. Eleven people died and nine more were injured at the studio near a Lunar New Year celebration last Saturday night. Harris also was scheduled to meet with families of victims in the predominantly Asian American community of Monterey Park.
January 25

Senators on intel panel demand to see Biden, Trump docs -- in rare bipartisan outrage

The lawmakers accused the administration of "stonewalling" them.
January 25
Senator Mark Warner speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 24, 2023.
January 25

Texas, 19 other states sue Biden admin over migrant parole program

Up to 30,000 additional migrants from four countries can seek asylum each month.
January 25
In this Dec. 2, 2022, file photo, immigrants register with authorities after being permitted to seek political asylum in Brownsville, Texas. They had been granted exceptions to Title 42, a U.S. public health order used to expel migrants seeking asylum.
January 25

Apprehensions of migrants from 4 Latin American countries fall sharply: DHS

Officials said the data shows a 97% drop since December.
January 25
Migrants seeking asylum in the United States stand around a fire to keep warm after crossing the Rio Grande from Ciudad Juarez in Chihuahua, Mexico, Jan. 2, 2023.
January 25

Donald Trump allowed back on Facebook and Instagram, Meta announces

The move ends a two-year suspension of the former president.
January 25
In this June 18, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.
January 25

Meet Illinois’ newest congressional representative, Nikki Budzinski

Rep. Nikki Budzinski, D-Ill., talks about her top priorities heading into her first term in the House of Representatives, from the war in Ukraine to gun control.
January 25
VIDEO: Meet Illinois’ newest congressional representative, Nikki Budzinski
January 25

Jill Biden donates her Inauguration Day outfits to Smithsonian's first ladies exhibit

"I'm deeply honored to play a small part in a big moment," she said.
January 25
President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as his wife First Lady-elect Jill Biden stands next to him during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington, Jan. 20, 2021.
January 25

Jill Biden donates 2 inauguration outfits to Smithsonian

First lady Jill Biden gave both of her 2021 inaugural outfits to The First Ladies Collection, part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
January 25
First lady Jill Biden gave both of her 2021 inaugural outfits to The First Ladies Collection, part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
January 25

George Santos now indicates $625K of loans to his campaign might not be 'personal'

The embattled congressman declined to comment on the change in his disclosures.
January 25
Rep. George Santos leaves the Capitol, Jan. 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C.
January 25

Biden approves sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

The commitment will take some time but comes as Europe is pledging other tanks.
January 25
President Joe Biden and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy speak in the Oval Office of the White House, Dec. 21, 2022.
January 25

Woman faces 21-year sentence for mailing ricin to Donald Trump

Pascale Ferrier, 55, sent a ricin-laced letter in September 2020.
January 25
Donald Trump announces he will once again run for U.S. president in the 2024 U.S. presidential election during an event at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. Nov. 15, 2022.
January 25

President Joe Biden approves sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

The announcement comes the same day Germany pledged to send Ukraine 14 Leopard 2 tanks.
January 25
VIDEO: President Joe Biden approves sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine
January 25

Classified documents found in the home of former Vice President Mike Pence

Plus, Republicans and Democrats are in a standoff over whether to raise the debt ceiling.
January 25
VIDEO: Classified documents found in the home of former Vice President Mike Pence
January 25

McConnell says it's up to McCarthy and Biden to negotiate a deal on the debt ceiling

Schumer, meanwhile, said Democrats will be a unified front in the talks.
January 25
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a news conference following a closed-door lunch meeting with Senate Republicans at the Capitol on Jan. 24, 2023 in Washington, DC.
January 25

DOJ sues Google over digital advertising

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Tuesday that the Justice Department and eight other states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google.
January 25
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Tuesday that the Justice Department and eight other states filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google.
January 25

Justice Department investigating classified documents found at Mike Pence's home

This discovery comes on the heels of several other investigations into the handling of classified documents by Trump and Biden.
January 25
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January 25

Gun was used as a weapon in majority of recent mass attacks: US Secret Service

The Secret Service analyzed 173 mass attacks over 5 years.
January 25
A US Secret Service Uniformed Division police car is parked in front of the White House in Washington DC, April 21, 2022.
January 24

McCarthy rejects Democrats Schiff and Swalwell from House Intelligence Committee

The House minority leader has accused the GOP of a "double standard."
January 24
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., walks down the House steps, Jan. 12, 2023, in Washington.
January 24

Mike Pompeo's memoir stirs controversy with passages on Nikki Haley, Jamal Khashoggi

Both Haley and Khashoggi's widow disputed what Pompeo wrote.
January 24
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo prepares to testify before a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on the State Departments 2021 budget in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., on July 30, 2020.
January 24

Classified documents found at Mike Pence's home and turned over to DOJ: Lawyer

The ex-vice president had been "unaware" of them, his representative said.
January 24
Former Vice President Mike Pence, Nov. 16, 2022 in New York City.
January 24

Classified documents found at Mike Pence's home

The documents found at the former vice president's home were turned over to the FBI for review, according to multiple sources.
January 24
The documents found at the former vice president's home were turned over to the FBI for review, according to multiple sources.
January 24

Ticketmaster, Live Nation competitors call for company to be broken up

Top executives with Seatgeek and other ticketing competitors blasted Ticketmaster and Live Nation during a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.
January 24
VIDEO: Ticketmaster, Live Nation competitors call for company to be broken up
January 24

Senators grill Ticketmaster over Taylor Swift ticket debacle

"We apologize to the fans. We apologize to Ms. Swift," the company CEO said.
January 24
Joe Berchtold, CFO of Ticketmaster parent company Live Nation, prepares to face lawmakers about Ticketmaster's breakdown processing orders for Taylor Swift's tour in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, Jan. 24, 2023.
January 24

Former Navy SEAL breaks down his priorities as a freshman congressman

Rep. Morgan Luttrell, R-Texas, talks about his priorities as he begins his first term in the House of Representatives.
January 24
VIDEO: Former Navy SEAL breaks down his priorities as a freshman congressman
January 24

California Gov. Newsom calls for stricter gun laws

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to the press about mass shootings from Monterey Park, California.
January 24
California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to the press about mass shootings from Monterey Park, California.
January 24

What to know about classified materials and how they're handled: ANALYSIS

Both Biden and Trump were found to have stored classified documents.
January 24
President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters on classified documents as he delivers remarks on the economy and inflation, Jan. 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C.
January 24

Florida Rep. Greg Steube 'sidelined' from DC as he recovers after 25-foot fall

Steube suffered a fractured pelvis and other injuries, according to his office.
January 24
In this Oct. 27, 2020 file photo Rep. Greg Steube speaks during a campaign event, in Sarasota, Fla.
January 23

Key events in the Biden classified documents probe: Updated timeline

Here is a look at significant developments so far.
January 23
US Attorney General Merrick Garland names an independent special counsel to probe President Joe Biden's alleged mishandling of classified documents at the US Justice Department in Washington, DC, Jan. 12, 2023.
January 23

Oath Keepers militia members found guilty of seditious conspiracy for Jan. 6 riot

The Civil War-era charge was rarely brought in the U.S. until Jan. 6.
January 23
Members of the Oath Keepers extremist group stand on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. The defendants facing jurors in the latest trial are Joseph Hackett, Roberto Minuta, David Moerschel and Edward Vallejo.

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