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US slaps new sanctions on Russia after Putin annexes parts of Ukraine

President Biden condemned Putin's move as Ukraine called for stronger action.
1 hour ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a ceremony formally annexing four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy, at the Kremlin in Moscow on September 30, 2022.
3 hours ago

Race to November: Dr. Oz lays out his platform as Senate race heats up

Dr. Mehmet Oz speaks with ABC News' Linsey Davis.
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Dr. Mehmet Oz, candidate for Pennsylvania Senator, is interviewed by Linsey Davis of ABC News.
September 30

GOP seeks a blend of MAGA and mainstream: The Note

Is the "big tent" able to make room for the "big lie"?
September 30
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 29, 2022.
September 30

Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke set to debate: What to expect

Polls indicate that O'Rourke has more work to do with voters.
September 30
Candidate for Texas Governor, Beto O'Rourke, attends a rally at the LBJ Library at the University of Texas as he kicks off a 15-college visit ahead of the midterm elections in Austin, Texas, Sept. 26, 2022.
September 29

Ginni Thomas appears in person for interview with Jan. 6 committee

Her attorney has said she wanted to "clear up any misconceptions."
September 29
Virginia Thomas, conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, leaves for a break during a closed-door meeting with House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, September 29, 2022 in Washington, DC.
September 29

Race to November: On the trail with Dr. Mehmet Oz

ABC’s Linsey Davis goes on a morning run with one of America’s most well-known doctors to find out why he wants to become Pennsylvania's next U.S. Senator.
September 29
VIDEO: Race to November: On the trail with Dr. Mehmet Oz
September 29

Biden scales back student loan forgiveness amid lawsuits: 770K borrowers excluded

An official said 770,000 borrowers of FFEL and Perkins loans will be affected.
September 29
September 29

Judge rejects special master's request on seized documents, handing win to Trump

The dispute is over how to process documents the FBI seized at Mar-a-Lago.
September 29
Justice Raymond J. Dearie presides at Brooklyn Federal Court, Eastern District, May 15, 2008, in New York.
September 29

House to vote Friday to avert government shutdown after Senate passes stopgap bill

The Senate voted 72-25 to advance the stopgap bill Thursday.
September 29
The Senate entrance stands at the Capitol in Washington, Sept. 18, 2021.
September 29
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference, on Sept. 22, 2022, in Miami.
September 29

Arizona's attorney general candidates spar in debate on abortion, election lies, more

Abe Hamadeh and Kris Mayes met for their first debate on Wednesday.
September 29
Attorney General candidate Republican Abe Hamadeh  attends a debate with Democrat Kris Mayes on Arizona PBS, Sept. 28, 2022.

Ag Debate 20
September 29

Biden says searches critical after Hurricane Ian slams Florida

The president said he intends to go to Florida to survey damage.
September 29
President Joe Biden speaks about Hurricane Ian during a visit to FEMA headquarters, Sept. 29, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
September 29

Doctor, Army spouse accused of trying to provide service member med records to Russia

The FBI said the doctor claimed "patriotism toward Russia" over Ukraine.
September 29
The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation hangs on a podium during a news conference at the FBI headquarters, June 14, 2018 in Washington.
September 29

Hurricane Ian has left ‘many families hurting,’ Biden says

The president said America will “pull together as one team” in efforts to assist people impacted by the storm.
September 29
The president said America will “pull together as one team” in efforts to assist people impacted by the storm.
September 29

Lawmakers call for answers about stalled housing for hurricane survivors

FEMA said it was reviewing the matter.
September 29
Sen. Elizabeth Warren questions bank CEOs as they testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Hearing on the Annual Oversight of the Nation's Largest Banks, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Sept. 22, 2022.
September 29

White House digs in on Biden's gaffe about dead congresswoman: The Note

The slip fueled a discussion that Republicans would love to get more attention.
September 29
President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in Washington, Sept. 28, 2022.
September 28

300K barrels of diesel arriving to help power Puerto Rico after Fiona, WH says

The Department of Homeland Security waived a 1920 law to allow a ship to dock.
September 28
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, on Capitol Hill, May 04, 2022.
September 28

Biden coordinates with DeSantis, warns oil companies as Hurricane Ian hits

Biden told companies not to raise energy prices amid the storm.
September 28
President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2022.
September 28

Biden appears to look for congresswoman killed in car crash: 'Where's Jackie?'

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters late Rep. Jackie Walorski was "top of mind" for President Joe Biden at the event when asked to explain what happened.
September 28
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters late Rep. Jackie Walorski was "top of mind" for President Joe Biden at the event when asked to explain what happened.
September 28

Mothers separated from children under Trump should undergo more evaluation: DOJ

An attorney working on family separation said that would be re-traumatizing.
September 28
Children line up to enter a tent at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Homestead, Fla., Feb. 19, 2019.
September 28

Biden appears to look for congresswoman killed in car crash: 'Where's Jackie?'

GOP Rep. Jackie Walorski of Indiana died in an accident in early August.
September 28
President Joe Biden speaks at the White House Conference On Hunger, Nutrition And Health in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 28, 2022.
September 28

White House: Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks 'apparent sabotage'

"We have to see who is behind this," the White House said.
September 28
This handout picture released on September 27, 2022 by the Danish Defence Command shows the gas leak at the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as it is seen from the Danish Defence's F-16 rejection response off the Danish Baltic island of Bornholm, south of Dueodde.
September 28

Biden speaks at the White House conference on hunger

President Joe Biden will lay out his administration goals for ending hunger and reducing diet-related disease by 2030.
September 28
President Joe Biden will lay out his administration goals for ending hunger and reducing diet-related disease by 2030.
September 28

Hurricane Ian’s approach comes with warning from President Biden

The president urged Floridians to “evacuate when ordered” and warned oil and gas executives against price gouging.
September 28
The president urged Floridians to “evacuate when ordered” and warned oil and gas executives against price gouging.
September 28

'Moderate' positioning could define GOP success in 2022: The Note

Just look at Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania.
September 28
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz holds a press conference with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, Sept. 6, 2022, in Philadelphia.
September 28

Nevada Republicans see a midterm opportunity in the longtime swing state

In recent years, the Silver State tilted narrowly but decisively to Democrats.
September 28
Sen. Catherine Cortez Mastro listens as Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, Sept. 15, 2022. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak attends the launch of the 100-megawatt MGM Resorts Mega Solar Array on June 28, 2021 in Dry Lake Valley, Nev.
September 28

White House announces over $8 billion in hunger and nutrition commitments

The White House aims to end hunger and reduce diet-related diseases by 2030.
September 28
President Joe Biden delivers remarks during a Cabinet Meeting at the White House, Sept. 06, 2022.
September 28

Prosecuting pregnancy loss: Why advocates fear a post-Roe surge of charges

For the first time, a Calif. woman accused of murder in a stillbirth speaks out.
September 28
Chelsea Becker was arrested and charged with murder in Kings County, Calif., after delivering a stillborn baby in 2019. She served more than a year in jail before the case was dismissed for lack of evidence.
September 27

McConnell and Republicans back Senate's post-Jan. 6 election reform bill

The bipartisan legislation was voted out of committee on Tuesday.
September 27
Chairman Sen. Amy Klobuchar Sen. Roy Blunt and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell attend a Rules Committee Meeting on Reform the Electoral Count Act at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, Sept. 27, 2022.
September 27

Government shutdown likely avoided after Manchin reverses course on energy permitting

The West Virginia lawmaker asked his permitting change proposal be disregarded.
September 27
Sen. Joe Manchin is followed by reporters as he walks through the Senate Subway of the Capitol, Sept. 27, 2022.
September 27

Jan. 6 committee hearing postponed because of Hurricane Ian

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol postponed Wednesday’s planned hearing because of Hurricane Ian, sources told ABC News’ Katherine Faulders.
September 27
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee hearing postponed because of Hurricane Ian
September 27

Jan. 6 committee postpones hearing because of Hurricane Ian

The storm is expected to make landfall in Florida Wednesday afternoon.
September 27
An image of former President Donald Trump is displayed during the third hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol in the Cannon House Office Building, on Capitol Hill, June 16, 2022.
September 27

President Joe Biden from the Rose Garden on Hurricane Ian

Plus, Biden delivers remarks on the cost of healthcare, Medicare, and Social Security.
September 27
VIDEO: President Joe Bien from the Rose Garden on Hurrican Ian
September 27

Maryland couple pleads guilty to selling nuclear-related secrets

The couple was charged with selling nuclear information to a foreign country.
September 27
Jonathan and Diana Toebbe are pictured in photos released by the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority on Oct. 12, 2021.
September 27

How China, Russia recently sought to spread misinformation online, according to Meta

The fake accounts spanned Facebook, Instagram and more but were not widely seen.
September 27
September 27

How Black voter turnout will shape Georgia governor's race: The Note

There are signs that Democrats in Georgia and elsewhere should be worried.
September 27
Brian Kemp, governor of Georgia, left, speaks with a constituent after a news conference in McDonough, Ga., July 29, 2020.
September 26

Biden's student loan forgiveness estimated to cost $400B as White House pushes back

A spokesman said the president is still likely to reduce the deficit this year.
September 26
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the National Education Association Headquarters, in Washington, DC, Aug. 23, 2022.
September 26

Biden proposes new rule requiring airlines to disclose extra fees upfront

Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel search websites would have to disclose fees upfront.
September 26
Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel search websites would have to disclose fees upfront.
September 26

White House addresses President Biden’s low approval ratings

ABC News political reporter Brittany Shepherd discusses what to know ahead of the midterms after White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre is pressed about President Joe Biden’s low polling.
September 26
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September 26

Biden and DeSantis haven't spoken directly as Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida

The White House insisted political tensions between the two are not an issue.
September 26
President Joe Biden speaks at a ceremony honoring the 2021 World Series champion Atlanta Braves in the East Room at The White House in Washington, D.C.
September 26

McConnell calls Democrat Kyrsten Sinema 'the most effective first-term senator'

The top Republican applauded her defense of the Senate filibuster.
September 26
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema made remarks about bipartisanship as a guest of Sen. Mitch McConnell during an event at the McConnell Center on the campus of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. on Sept. 26, 2022.
September 26

President Biden, Gov. DeSantis have yet to speak ahead of storm

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre insisted that the politically tense relationship between the two men is not at issue.
September 26
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre insisted that the politically tense relationship between the two men is not at issue.
September 26

How Arizona's abortion ban may affect the midterms

Abortion providers could be sentenced to prison.
September 26
Abortion rights advocates chant during a rally at the Tucson Federal Courthouse in Tucson, Ariz., July 4, 2022.
September 26

Senate stumbles toward government shutdown with impasse over energy policy

Just three legislative days remain before funding runs out.
September 26
Sen. Joe Manchin presides over a hearing on battery technology, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Sept. 22, 2022 in Washington, DC.
September 26

How Arizona's abortion ban will affect midterms

ABC News' Libby Cathey, who is covering the Arizona midterm races, speaks with "Start Here," about the latest developments in key races.
September 26
ABC News' Libby Cathey, who is covering the Arizona midterm races, speaks with "Start Here," about the latest developments in key races.
September 26

Why many in the HBCU community celebrated Biden's student loan forgiveness

Advocates say they were key in shaping the White House's plan.
September 26
Associate Professor Dominique Baker, Ph.D, teaches in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership at Southern Methodist University's Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
September 26

Biden to propose new rule requiring airlines to disclose extra fees upfront

Airlines would have to disclose extra fees the first time the airfare is shown.
September 26
A person watches airplanes take off from the Tom Bradley International terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, Aug. 10, 2022.
September 26

Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping': Schiff

Ahead of the House Jan. 6 committee's next hearing, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, members on Sunday offered a small preview of what is to come.
September 26
Ahead of the House Jan. 6 committee's next hearing, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, members on Sunday offered a small preview of what is to come.
September 26

Pelosi raises stakes as Democrats confront stark new polls: The Note

The speaker's midterm pitch comes as her party faces a predicament with voters.
September 26
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends the Global Citizen Concert in New York, Sept. 24, 2022.
September 25

'Power Trip' premieres: Getting answers from DeSantis and sheriff on migrant flights

Airing on Hulu, the series follows "embeds" as they break news on the trail.
September 25
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 29, 2022.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 29, 2022.
Sep 30
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