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First lady to unveil this year's White House holiday theme and decorations

Jill Biden will be joined by National Guard leadership and their families.
40 minutes ago
Christmas wreaths adorn the outside of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 27, 2022.
November 27

After Colorado Springs shooting, governor weighs changes to strengthen 'red flag' law

The governor said Sunday the response to the killings needs to be "national."
November 27
Democratic Gov. Jared Polis attends an election watch party Nov. 8, 2022, in Denver.
November 27

White House denounces Trump's dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes

Trump has insisted he didn't know Fuentes was coming or who he was.
November 27
President Joe Biden speaks about mass shootings from the East Room of the White House, June 2, 2022, in Washington.
November 27

Want to 'move on' from the pandemic? Get updated COVID booster, Dr. Jha says

Dr. Jha said on "This Week" the latest shots give protection from subvariants.
November 27
White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Ashish Jha speaks during a press briefing at the White House, on Nov. 22, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
November 27

Top House Republicans support more aid for Ukraine but want 'accountability'

"Does that diminish our will to help the Ukraine people fight? No."
November 27
In this Sept. 24, 2022, file photo, Rep. Michael McCaul appears at The Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Texas.
November 27

'This Week' Transcript 11-27-22: Rep. Michael McCaul & Rep. Mike Turner

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, November 27.
November 27
Rep. Mike Turner speaks before former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in support of the campaign of Ohio Senate candidate JD Vance at Wright Bros. Aero Inc. at Dayton International Airport, on Nov. 7, 2022, in Vandalia, Ohio.
November 25

Trump hosts Kanye West, Nick Fuentes at Mar-a-Lago dinner

Ye and Fuentes have been accused of antisemitism.
November 25
In this file photo taken on Dec. 13, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump and singer Kanye West arrive to speak with the press after their meetings at Trump Tower in New York.
November 25

Rep. Michael McCaul, Rep. Mike Turner, and Dr. Ashish Jha Sunday on "This Week"

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, November 27, 2022.
November 25
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
November 25

2024 cycle begins to churn for Senate, House races

Democrats and Republicans already are positioning themselves in key races.
November 25
The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunset on the eve of the first anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the building, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., Jan. 5, 2022.
November 25

Biden reiterates call for assault weapons ban

"I’m going to try to get rid of assault weapons," the president said Thursday.
November 25
"I’m going to try to get rid of assault weapons," the president said Thursday.
November 24

Biden reiterates call for assault weapons ban after mass shootings

"I’m going to try to get rid of assault weapons," the president said Thursday.
November 24
Charlottesville police secure a crime scene of an overnight shooting at the University of Virginia, Nov. 14, 2022, in Charlottesville.
November 24

E. Jean Carroll sues Donald Trump under new NY law

The former Elle columnist filed the suit under the new Adult Survivors Act.
November 24
A photo of E. Jean Carroll with Donald Trump taken from court documents released by the U.S. District Court.
November 24

Bidens make surprise call into Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The president gave thanks to first responders.
November 24
President Joe Biden winks as he answers a question during a news conference held after the 2022 U.S. midterm elections in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Nov. 9, 2022.
November 24

Georgians prepare for politics during Thanksgiving

Voters are going to polls during this holiday season amid mixed reactions.
November 24
A sign showing the way for voters stands outside a Cobb County voting building during the first day of early voting, Oct. 17, 2022, in Marietta, Ga. Georgia counties will be allowed to hold early voting this Saturday in the U.S. Senate runoff election between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. That's under a Wednesday ruling from the Georgia Supreme Court.
November 23

Murkowski, Peltola reelected in Alaska's ranked-choice voting, ABC News reports

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski faced a strong challenge from a Trump-backed candidate.
November 23
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) leaves a meeting with the Senate Republicans at the U.S. Capitol, Nov. 16, 2022 in Washington, DC.
November 23

Justice Department asks Mike Pence to sit for questioning in Jan. 6 probe

The former vice president would be a critical witness for prosecutors.
November 23
Former Vice President Mike Pence gestures as he speaks during a Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas on Nov. 18, 2022.
November 23

1st trans Montana legislator celebrates win with heartwarming story

Her colleague, SJ Howell, will also be the first nonbinary legislator.
November 23
Representative-Elect Zooey Zephyr is Montana's first transgender state legislator.
November 23

President Biden extends moratorium on student loan payments

The extension is intended to give the Supreme Court time to rule on the lawsuits brought against Biden's student loan program during its upcoming term.
November 23
The extension is intended to give the Supreme Court time to rule on the lawsuits brought against Biden's student loan program during its upcoming term.
November 23

Biden could discuss 2024 as first family keeps Thanksgiving tradition in Nantucket

Donald Trump has already announced his own 2024 run for the White House.
November 23
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden step off Air Force One upon arrival at Nantucket Memorial Airport in Nantucket, Mass., on Nov. 22, 2022.
November 23

Oath Keepers trial: What to know as jury deliberations begin

Oath Keepers say there was no plot to disrupt the 2020 election certification.
November 23
This artist sketch depicts the trial of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and four others charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 6, 2022. Shown above are, witness John Zimmerman, seated in the witness stand, defendant Thomas Caldwell, seated front row left, Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, seated second left with an eye patch, defendant Jessica Watkins, seated third from right, Kelly Meggs, seated second from right, and defendant Kenneth Harrelson, seated at right.
November 22

By the Numbers: Trump’s busy day in court

Tracking the five cases involving former President Donald Trump that played out in court Tuesday by the numbers.
November 22
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Trump’s busy day in court
November 22

McCarthy, at border, calls on Mayorkas to resign, threatens impeachment inquiry

The Homeland Security secretary has said he has no plans to resign.
November 22
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition annual leadership meeting, Nov. 19, 2022, in Las Vegas.
November 22

Early voting kicks off in Georgia's Senate runoff as legal challenges on access mount

Georgia's secretary of state expects "strong turnout" in the Dec. 6 election.
November 22
People wait in line for early voting for the midterm elections at Ponce De Leon Library on Nov. 4, 2022, in Atlanta.
November 22

Colorado Springs shooting comes amid rise in anti-LGBTQ political rhetoric

The suspect has been charged with both five counts of murder and hate crimes.
November 22
Law enforcement officials continue their investigation into Saturday's shooting at the Club Q nightclub, Nov. 21, 2022 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
November 22

President Biden extends moratorium on student loan payments

Biden is extending the pause while lawsuits on the loan relief program play out.
November 22
President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt relief at Delaware State University, Oct. 21, 2022, in Dover, Del.
November 22

Boosters would prevent 'essentially every COVID death," White House official says

Dr. Ashish Jha warned Americans to get updated COVID vaccine ahead of winter.
November 22
Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor, speaks alongside COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha during a briefing on COVID-19 at the White House, Nov. 22, 2022.
November 22

Supreme Court rules Donald Trump must turn over taxes to House committee

The case has been going on since Trump was president.
November 22
Former President Donald Trump announces he is running for president for the third time as he smiles while speaking at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 15, 2022.
November 22

Supreme Court rules Trump must turn over tax returns

The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a request by former President Donald Trump to block a Congressional committee from getting his tax returns.
November 22
VIDEO: Supreme Court rules Trump must turn over tax returns
November 22

Ukraine investigating whether its soldiers committed war crime after video surfaces

A U.S. official said all parties must follow the law "or face the consequences."
November 22
Ukrainian soldiers from the 63 brigade train simulating an attack in the trenches for the counteroffensive to recapture Kherson, Nov. 10, 2022.
November 22

Gov. Jared Polis says Colorado will focus on red flag law after LGBTQ club shooting

Polis is the first openly gay man elected as governor in U.S. history.
November 22
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis joins "The View" on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.
November 22

Meet Montana’s first transgender legislator

Her colleague, SJ Howell, will be the first nonbinary legislator.
November 22
Her colleague, SJ Howell, will be the first nonbinary legislator.
November 22

Appeals court appears poised to overturn Mar-a-Lago docs special master appointment

It's the first legal battle since a special counsel took over the investigation.
November 22
Aerial view of former U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home, Aug. 15, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla.
November 22

Trump lawyers want DOJ ordered to turn over unredacted Mar-a-Lago search affidavit

The Justice Department argues it needs to protect cooperating witnesses.
November 22
A police car is seen outside former U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, Aug. 8, 2022. Trump said the residence was being "raided" by FBI agents in what he called an act of "prosecutorial misconduct."
November 22

Fauci gives final briefing after 50 years in government

"I've never left anything on the field," he said.
November 22
Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor, speaks during a briefing on COVID-19 at the White House on Nov. 22, 2022 in Washington. Fauci spoke on the updated COVID-19 booster shots and encouraged individuals to get their vaccines.
November 22

Dr. Fauci briefs reporters for last time before leaving government after 50 years

Dr. Anthony Fauci pressed the idea that Americans should get up-to-date on their COVID and flu shots ahead of winter.
November 22
Fauci pressed the idea that Americans should get up-to-date on their COVID and flu shots ahead of winter, making a final pitch in a long effort to explain to Americans the safety and efficacy of the COVID vaccines.
November 22

In Native American adoption case, Supreme Court explores race and tribal sovereignty

One family's fight could upend decades of federal law.
November 22
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to decide the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. Tribes say the ruling has potential to upend more than 40 years of settled law.
November 21

Secret Service agent sued over alleged July assault in Israel ahead of Biden visit

The alleged assault happened before the president was scheduled to visit Israel.
November 21
United States Secret Service sign is seen on a car in Washington, D.C., United States, Oct. 20, 2022.
November 21

Republican hopefuls signal challenge to Trump at GOP event

ABC News’ Katherine Faulders and Jay O’Brien break down where the Republican Party and former President Donald Trump stand as jockeying among the party’s 2024 hopefuls begins.
November 21
VIDEO: Republican hopefuls signal challenge to Trump at GOP event
November 21

Biden pardons turkeys in White House Thanksgiving tradition, makes 'red wave' joke

The birds will live out their lives at North Carolina State University.
November 21
President Joe Biden gives the mic to Chocolate, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, after pardoning him and Chip, on the South Lawn of the White House, Nov. 21, 2002. Along with Biden is the 2022 National Turkey Federation Chairman Ronnie Parker.
November 21

While some midterm races have yet to be called, the race for 2024 has already begun

Rivals in the GOP are vying for a chance to take on former President Trump, saying they want to take the party in a new direction.
November 21
VIDEO: While some midterm races have yet to be called, the race for 2024 has already begun
November 21

Former President Trump faces new special counsel

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Jack Smith as special counsel to investigate Donald Trump's handling of classified information at Mar-a-Lago.
November 21
VIDEO: Former President Trump faces new special counsel
November 20

Abbott exhorts Biden to help curb immigration, claiming it's an 'invasion'

Advocates said such rhetoric could be dangerous, citing a 2019 mass shooting.
November 20
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks during CPAC Texas 2022 conference in Dallas, Texas, on Aug. 4, 2022.
November 20

Biden White House wedding marks 19th in history

This is the first White House wedding since 2013.
November 20
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden attend the wedding of Peter Neal and Naomi Biden Neal, on Nov. 19, 2022, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C.
November 20

Pelosi's likely successor says Dems can have 'noisy conversations,' still unite

He also said that he would be open to working with Republicans on some things.
November 20
Hakeem Jeffries arrives to hold a news conference in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Nov. 15, 2022.
November 20

Schiff contends Republican House majority will 'be chaos' with a 'very weak leader'

The GOP could remove the California representative from his committee.
November 20
In this June 9, 2022, file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff listens during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol, in Washington, D.C.
November 20

Former Speaker Paul Ryan discusses new book with ABC News

In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Jon Karl, former House Speaker Paul Ryan discussed his new book about a conservative plan to help the U.S.
November 20
In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Jon Karl, former House Speaker Paul Ryan discussed his new book about a conservative plan to help the U.S.
November 20

Former Speaker Paul Ryan calls himself a 'Never-Again-Trumper'

In a "This Week" interview, Ryan also endorsed Kevin McCarthy for speaker.
November 20
Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is interviewed on ABC News "This Week".
November 20

'This Week' Transcript 11-20-22: Rep. Adam Schiff & Paul Ryan

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, November 20.
November 20
In this June 13, 2022, file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff attends a hearing by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
November 19

Justice Alito denies Supreme Court leaking allegations

The allegation was reported by the New York Times.
November 19
Associate Justice Samuel Alito sits during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington April 23, 2021.
November 19

Pence, Pompeo address GOP midterm losses as questions swirl about 2024

A host of potential GOP 2024 candidates will speak in Las Vegas this weekend.
November 19
In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo, Mike Pompeo and Mike Pence attend an event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C.