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Deal-making flurry leaves Biden with choices: The Note

Any victory for Biden that includes Republicans would be notable.
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Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk as they leave a meeting between a bipartisan group of senators and White House officials where they were negotiating an infrastructure plan on June 23, 2021.
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A socialist is poised to become mayor of a major US city. Is it a movement or a blip?

India Walton defeated a four-term Democratic establishment incumbent Tuesday.
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Community activist India Walton poses as she campaigns to replace four-term Mayor Byron Brown, in Buffalo, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2020.
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'I'm very scared': Afghan girls, women fear Taliban return to power as US withdraws

The deteriorating security situation has many on edge, asking for U.S. support.
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People stand near books of students who were killed in a car bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 9, 2021. At least 50 were killed and over 100 people were wounded in three successive explosions outside a girls' high school in Kabul.
June 23

White House considering monthlong extension on eviction moratoriums

ABC News’ MaryAlice Parks reports on a possible one-month extension on the CDC’s eviction moratoriums for the more than 7 million Americans who are behind on their rent.
June 23
VIDEO: White House considering monthlong extension on eviction moratoriums
June 23

Supreme Court sides with student in Snapchat free speech battle

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on the ruling that a Pennsylvania school district violated a former cheerleader’s First Amendment rights by suspending her from the team for a vulgar Snapchat post.
June 23
VIDEO: Supreme Court sides with student in Snapchat free speech battle
June 23

Biden lays out plan to crack down on guns used to commit violent crimes

President Joe Biden’s plan allows communities to repurpose $350 billion in pandemic relief funds to fight violent crime.
June 23
VIDEO: Biden lays out plan to crack down on guns used to commit violent crimes
June 23

Bipartisan Senate negotiators announce infrastructure 'framework' deal

"We have a framework and we’re going to the White House," said Sen. Mitt Romney.
June 23
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk as they leave a meeting between a bipartisan group of senators and White House officials as they negotiate an infrastructure plan on June 23, 2021.
June 23

Top general defends West Point students' studying of critical race theory

He said students should be informed by subject matter that may be controversial.
June 23
General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on the department's fiscal year 2022 budget request during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2021.
June 23

CDC says vaccines are still safer for young people than risks of COVID

Heart inflammation in young people is an "extremely rare side effect."
June 23
A 13-year-old newly vaccinated against COVID-19 shows his bandage at a pop-up vaccination site, June 5, 2021, in the Jackson Heights neighborhood in the Queens borough in New York.
June 23

President Biden announces plan to fight gun violence

In his speech, President Joe Biden called this moment an “opportunity to come together” for both Democrats and Republicans.
June 23
VIDEO: President Biden announces plan to fight gun violence
June 23

Biden unveils strategy to stop gun crime as summer violence spikes

He called to let communities repurpose funds intended for COVID-19 relief.
June 23
President Joe Biden speaks about crime prevention at the White House in Washington on June 23, 2021.
June 23

Supreme Court sides with California farms in case involving labor union access

The justices sided 6-3 with the farm owners and against the union.
June 23
The Supreme Court building stands in Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 2020.
June 23

Justices rule for cheerleader in case involving school rules, social media speech

The case involves how schools can enforce rules of conduct on social media.
June 23
Former high school cheerleader Brandi Levy, 18, sued her school district after officials suspended her from the sport for a vulgar Snapchat post sent off-campus, after school hours.
June 23

Harris, under GOP pressure to visit border, headed to El Paso on Friday

Her trip comes just days before former President Donald Trump's visit June 30.
June 23
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks before the start of a virtual listening session in the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex on June 23, 2021 in Washington, D.C.
June 23

President Joe Biden gives remarks at Sen. John Warner's funeral

"He understood that democracy is more than a form of government. Democracy is a way of being," Biden said of Warner, who served 30 years in the Senate.
June 23
"He understood that democracy is more than a form of government. Democracy is a way of being," Biden said of Warner, who served 30 years in the Senate.
June 23

Eric Adams leads in NYC Democratic mayoral primary

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams leads in the preliminary count of first-choice in-person New York Democratic mayoral primary votes, with about 30% of that vote.
June 23
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams leads in the preliminary count of first-choice in-person New York Democratic mayoral primary votes, with about 30% of that vote.
June 23

As the Supreme Court wraps up, Justice Stephen Breyer offers no hints on retirement

Democratic activists are loudly lobbying for the oldest justice to step down.
June 23
Associate Justice Stephen Breyer sits during a group photo of the justices of  the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on April 23, 2021.
June 23

Former DNC Chair Tom Perez enters Maryland governor's race

The Democrat joins a crowded primary to replace term-limited Gov. Larry Hogan.
June 23
In this Dec. 19, 2019, file photo Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez is recorded on a phone before a Democratic presidential primary debate in Los Angeles.
June 23

Afghan translators, contractors fear for lives amid Taliban offensives, US withdrawal

"I know that I will be killed by the Taliban," one told ABC's Martha Raddatz.
June 23
A U.S. flag is lowered as American and Afghan soldiers attend a handover ceremony from the U.S. Army to the Afghan National Army, at Camp Anthonic, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, May 2, 2021.
June 23

Democrats watch expectations outpace realities: The Note

In the push for a voting-rights overhaul, Dems finished about where they started
June 23
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., flanked by Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks with reporters before a key test vote on the For the People Act, a sweeping bill that would overhaul the election system and voting rights, on June 22, 2021.
June 23

Blinken meeting European allies to brief on Putin summit, rally to counter China

Despite a united front at the G-7, there are key differences among the allies.
June 23
Secretary of State Antony Blinken boards his airplane prior to departing from Cornwall Airport Newquay in Newquay on June 12, 2021, following his visit to the G7 summit.
June 22

Traffic deaths increased among Black people more than any other race during pandemic

The fatalities increased the most during lockdown from March to December.
June 22
Traffic is seen along Madison Avenue behind pedestrians crossing the road during rush hour on March 25, 2021 in New York City.
June 22

How the next Manhattan DA could impact the Trump investigation

Cyrus Vance Jr. is stepping down after a long tenure as district attorney.
June 22
Former President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan, May 18, 2021, in New York City.
June 22

WNBA players continue history of activism with support for voting rights

Players wore shirts advocating for voting rights Tuesday.
June 22
The WNBA logo is seen on a chair back during a game between the Minnesota Lynx and the Chicago Sky at Target Center, May 25, 2019, in Minneapolis.
June 22

Sen. Tina Smith on failed voting rights bill: ‘We have to keep on pushing’

Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., discusses the failed vote in the Senate on voting rights legislation and what efforts Democrats may pursue next, including trying to change the filibuster.
June 22
VIDEO: Sen. Tina Smith on failed voting rights bill: ‘We have to keep on pushing’
June 22

What happens next on voting rights legislation?

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein discusses the failed Senate vote, as well as reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will decide on a select committee to review the Jan. 6 insurrection.
June 22
VIDEO: What happens next on voting rights legislation?
June 22

Pentagon chief supports removing chain of command from sexual assault cases

Lloyd Austin also backs removing the chain of command in domestic violence cases
June 22
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin appears at a Senate Armed Services budget hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 10, 2021.
June 22

Senate Republicans block voting rights reform bill despite unified Democratic support

The GOP move dealt a serious blow to a top priority for President Joe Biden.
June 22
Sen. John Barrasso, Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune, Sen. Rick Scott and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell during a news briefing after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon at the Capitol, June 22, 2021, in Washington, DC.
June 22

Senate Republicans block voting rights reform bill despite unified Democratic support

Vice President Kamala Harris, whom Biden has tasked with getting voting rights reform passed, presided in her role as president of the Senate and announced the 50-50 final vote.
June 22
Vice President Kamala Harris, whom Biden has tasked with getting voting rights reform passed, presided in her role as president of the Senate and announced the 50-50 final vote in the Democratic defeat.
June 22

Frontier Airlines making passengers pay 'Covid Recovery' surcharge

The fee offsets costs like cleaning aircraft and PPE for Frontier's employees.
June 22
A passenger aircraft operated by Frontier Airlines Inc. lands at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, June 16, 2021.
June 22

The Breakdown: Showdown over voting rights in the Senate

Plus, U.S. expected to miss President Biden’s July 4 vaccination goal and New York voters head to the polls to rank their top choices for mayor.
June 22
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Showdown over voting rights in the Senate
June 22

Sen. Joe Manchin to vote to begin debate on updated voting rights bill

Manchin announced his support after negotiating several compromises with his fellow Democrats.
June 22
VIDEO: Sen. Joe Manchin to vote to begin debate on updated voting rights bill
June 22

Dem senator: Sen. Sinema’s filibuster argument doesn’t stand up to the moment

Sen. Martin Heinrich says it is more important to protect “constitutional rights of lawful Americans to be able to cast a ballot” than the filibuster.
June 22
VIDEO: Dem senator: Sen. Sinema’s filibuster argument doesn’t stand up to the moment
June 22

White House concedes US won't hit Biden's 70% vaccination goal by July 4

The goal was to vaccinate 70% of all adults 18 and older with at least one shot.
June 22
President Joe Biden departs after speaking about the nation's COVID-19 response and the vaccination program in the State Dining Room of the White House on June 18, 2021, in Washington.
June 22

Former President Obama expresses support for Manchin's voting rights compromise

Obama joins Democrat Stacey Abrams in applauding Manchin's counteroffer.
June 22
Pres. Barack Obama spoke with "Good Morning America" host Michael Strahan in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington D.C.
June 22

Manchin to join Democrats in Senate showdown vote over voting rights

Republicans call the elections reform bill a "power grab."
June 22
The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, June 14, 2021, as the House and Senate return to work.
June 22

Senate election reform bill likely to fail amid filibuster battle

What’s next in the battle over voting rights if Democrats can’t overcome Republican opposition.
June 22
VIDEO: Senate election reform bill likely to fail amid filibuster battle
June 22

Progressive lawmakers urge extension of eviction moratorium

The moratorium is set to expire on June 30.
June 22
In this Jan. 25, 2021, file photo, demonstrators call passage of rent forgiveness and stronger eviction protections legislation and carry a mock casket past the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
June 22

New Yorkers cast ballots in mayoral primary

New Yorkers are gearing up to make a choice in the mayoral primary -- the first step in determining who will lead the nation's largest city at a critical juncture.
June 22
New Yorkers are gearing up to make a choice in the mayoral primary -- the first step in determining who will lead the nation's largest city at a critical juncture.
June 22

Groups call on DOJ to prosecute unruly passengers

A coalition of airline lobbying groups and unions are calling for the DOJ to prosecute unruly passengers "to the fullest extent of the law" following a spike in incidents.
June 22
A coalition of airline lobbying groups and unions are calling for the DOJ to prosecute unruly passengers "to the fullest extent of the law" following a spike in incidents.
June 22

Progressives brace for reality check in NYC mayor's race: The Note

It's upended expectations about how a race to run NYC would play out in 2021.
June 22
Signage is seen at an early voting location in Harlem ahead of the New York City mayoral primary on June 18, 2021.
June 22

New Yorkers cast ballots in mayoral primary, using ranked-choice voting for 1st time

Several factors make this primary unprecedented for the Big Apple.
June 22
Mayoral candidates Andrew Yang, left, and Kathryn Garcia, right, attend the AAPI Democracy Project's "Voting is Justice Rally" in Chinatown, June 20, 2021, in New York.
June 21

Groups call for DOJ to prosecute unruly passengers to 'fullest extent of the law'

There have been 3,000 incidents this year -- 2,300 of them over mask-wearing.
June 21
In this April 12, 2021, file photo, people queue in a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Washington.
June 21

Justices rule against NCAA caps on student-athlete education-related benefits

The justices did not deal with the issue of whether players should get salaries.
June 21
An NCAA logo flag at the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., in this Jun 11, 2021 file photo.
June 21

Biden faces down McConnell in clash on voting rights: The Note

It’s a showdown more than half a year – perhaps even decades - in the making.
June 21
LaTosha Brown holds a sign during the launch of the Freedom Ride for Voting Rights Bus Tour on Juneteenth in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 19, 2021.
June 20

Afghanistan's president will visit Biden at the White House on Friday

U.S. Central Command said that more than 50% of the withdrawal has taken place.
June 20
Afghanistan's president, Ashraf Ghani, speaks during his inauguration as president in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 9, 2020.
June 20

American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights amid staffing, maintenance issues

Airlines, the TSA have struggled with staffing as demand for travel has jumped.
June 20
An American Airlines plane takes off at the Miami International Airport on June 16, 2021 in Miami.
June 20

'This Week' Transcript 6-20-21: White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, June 20.
June 20
White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan speaks during a press briefing at the White House, June 7, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
June 20

US to 'keep our eye on the ball' in nuclear talks after Iran election: Sullivan

The national security adviser also weighed in on possible talks with North Korea
June 20
National security adviser Jake Sullivan, listens to President Joe Biden speak during a news conference after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, June 16, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland.
June 20

National security adviser defends Biden's wait-and-see approach with Putin

"Our goal at the end of the day is a stable, predictable relationship," he said.
June 20
White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan takes questions during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C., June 7, 2021.
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk as they leave a meeting between a bipartisan group of senators and White House officials where they were negotiating an infrastructure plan on June 23, 2021.
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk as they leave a meeting between a bipartisan group of senators and White House officials where they were negotiating an infrastructure plan on June 23, 2021.
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