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Garland, under GOP attack, defends memo on violent threats against school boards

The attorney general called for federal law enforcement to get involved.
1 hour ago
Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing examining the Department of Justice on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 27, 2021.
2 hours ago

Iran will resume indirect talks with US to revive nuclear deal, top negotiator says

They have been halted by Tehran since June when Iran held elections.
2 hours ago
An Iranian flag flies outside Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility, Nov. 10, 2019.
3 hours ago

Manchin raises concerns over billionaires tax as Democrats scramble to close deal

The White House said Wednesday President Biden supports a billionaires tax.
3 hours ago
Sen. Joe Manchin speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 27, 2021.
October 27

State Dept. issues first 3rd-gender passport for Americans

The option will become widely available early next year, the agency said.
October 27
A U.S. Passport cover in Washington, D.C., May 25, 2021. The United States has issued its first passport with an "X" gender designation, a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who don't identify as male or female.
October 27

TikTok, Snapchat, YouTube execs grilled on impact on young users

A Senate panel grilled YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat executives on what social media companies are doing to ensure kids' safety in the wake of revelations about Facebook.
October 27
A Senate panel grilled YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat executives on what social media companies are doing to ensure kids' safety in the wake of revelations about Facebook.
October 27

Fault lines over schools shape Virginia race: The Note

The close of the governor's race brings a renewed focus on the suburbs.
October 27
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his Build Back Better infrastructure agenda at the NJ Transit Meadowlands Maintenance Complex in Kearny, N.J., Oct. 25, 2021.
October 26

Border agents seen in controversial photos on horseback not yet questioned

Findings have been presented to the Department of Justice, two officials said.
October 26
A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback tries to stop a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas on Sept. 19, 2021.
October 26

Biden stumps for McAuliffe in tight gubernatorial race

The Democrat is locked in a tight race with GOP nominee Glenn Youngkin.
October 26
President Joe Biden, right, reacts after speaking at a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, in Arlington, Va. McAuliffe will face Republican Glenn Youngkin in the November election.
October 26

Biden visits Virginia to campaign for Terry McAuliffe

President Joe Biden is the latest national Democrat to stump for gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe in Virginia during the final stretch of the campaign.
October 26
President Joe Biden is the latest national Democrat to stump for gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe in Virginia during the final stretch of the campaign.
October 26

Manchin speaks out about his tough bargaining with Biden, fellow Democrats

"I don't know where in the hell I belong," the West Virginia Democrat said.
October 26
Sen. Joe Manchin speaks with David Rubenstein during an event with the Economic Club of Washington at the Capitol Hilton Hotel, Oct. 26, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
October 26

Senate confirms Cindy McCain, former GOP Sen. Jeff Flake as ambassadors

Three of Biden’s major nominees were confirmed Tuesday.
October 26
Cindy Hensley McCain offers her opening remarks as she appears before a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations nominations hearing for the rank of Ambassador during her tenure of service as U.S. Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Washington, Sept. 28, 2021.
October 26

FDA panel green lights vaccines for kids, paving way for authorization

A Food and Drug Administration panel voted in support of authorizing the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5 to 11.
October 26
A Food and Drug Administration panel vote in support of authorizing the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5 to 11.
October 26

TikTok, Snap, YouTube execs grilled on impact on young users: Key takeaways

Executives defended how their platforms protect kids from inappropriate content.
October 26
Jennifer Stout (L), Vice President of Global Public Policy at Snap Inc., and Michael Beckerman (R), Vice President and Head of Public Policy at TikTok, testify before a Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security hearing on Protecting Kids Online: Snapchat, TikTok, and YouTube, Oct. 26, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
October 26

Biden administration nominates acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to lead FCC

Jessica Rosenworcel, who's been acting chairwoman since January, has more than two decades of communications policy experience.
October 26
essica Rosenworcel, who's been acting chairwoman since January, has more than two decades of communications policy experience.
October 26

Manchin clarifies position on Build Back Better plan

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin sat down with David M. Rubenstein for a discussion in front of The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.
October 26
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin sat down with David M. Rubenstein for a discussion in front of The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.
October 26

Price tag shrinks but stakes grow as Biden presses for deal: The Note

There are three upcoming deadlines for Democrats to act on their massive agenda.
October 26
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at NJ Transit Meadowlands Maintenance Complex to promote his "Build Back Better" agenda, Oct. 25, 2021, in Kearny, N.J.
October 26

Family of 5 in hiding from Taliban pleads for help getting out of Afghanistan

"It's like a living hell for us now," a 20-year-old Afghan girl told ABC News.
October 26
The professor's family poses for a photo at their home in Afghanistan in 2021.
October 26

Parents brace for more limited Child Tax Credit in Democratic dealmaking

A deal might mean expanded monthly payments could end next year instead of 2025.
October 26
A money jar is held in the hands of a child.
October 25

Biden to have infrastructure plan 'by the grace of God'

ABC News' Rachel Scott reports on the critical week for Democrats to strike a deal on the infrastructure bill, and visits bridges and roads in disrepair in Mississippi.
October 25
VIDEO: Biden to have infrastructure plan 'by the grace of God'
October 25

'What we'll end up with will be transformative': Progressive on spending debate

ABC News' Stephanie Ramos speaks with Rep. Andy Levin, D-Mich., on the latest on the infrastructure bill negotiations as Democrats hope to reach a compromise deal soon.
October 25
VIDEO: 'What we'll end up with will be transformative': Progressive on spending debate
October 25

House passes bill to give 13 US troops killed in Afghanistan Congressional Gold Medal

They were killed in a bomb blast outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport.
October 25
The flag-draped transfer cases with the remains of a fallen service members are placed inside a transfer vehicle at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, Aug. 29, 2021.
October 25

Biden's agenda faces critical week as Democrats look for social spending deal

The president hopes to deliver before he leaves the country on Thursday.
October 25
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at NJ Transit Meadowlands Maintenance Complex to promote his "Build Back Better" agenda, Oct. 25, 2021, in Kearny, N.J.
October 25

Biden touts bipartisan infrastructure bill and social spending plan on trip to NJ

President Joe Biden spoke on the importance of bolstering the country's infrastructure as well as the importance of education at a New Jersey Transit maintenance complex in Kearny, New Jersey.
October 25
President Joe Biden spoke on the importance of bolstering the country's infrastructure as well as the importance of education at a New Jersey Transit maintenance complex in Kearny, New Jersey.
October 25

US launches new program to allow private Americans to sponsor Afghan refugees

The new private sponsorship comes after a historic evacuation of Afghans.
October 25
A day after U.S. forces completed its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, refugees board a bus taking them to a processing center upon their arrival at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va., Sept. 1, 2021.
October 25

Russian nation-state actor behind SolarWinds cyberattack at it again: Microsoft

The SolarWinds hack compromised nine government agencies.
October 25
In this Dec. 18, 2020, file photo, the SolarWinds logo is seen outside its headquarters in Austin, Texas.
October 25

Youngkin shapes template for post-Trump GOP: The Note

The Virginia Republican is toeing the line between being too pro- or anti-Trump.
October 25
Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks during a rally in Glen Allen, Va., Oct. 23, 2021.
October 24

'This Week' Transcript 10-24-21: Dr. Anthony Fauci

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, October 24.
October 24
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing in Washington, June 26, 2021.
October 23

Obama hits campaign trail ahead of gubernatorial elections in 2 states

"I want you to get fired up inside and then go vote," he said in Virginia.
October 23
Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe welcomes former President Barack Obama during his campaign rally in Richmond, Va. Oct. 23, 2021.
October 22

Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses to block it

ABC News’ legal contributor Kate Shaw unpacks the Supreme Court’s decision to expedite its review of the controversial Texas abortion law and the future of Roe v. Wade.
October 22
VIDEO: Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses to block it
October 22

Fight over school mask mandates shakes up Oklahoma governor's race

The fight over COVID and mask mandates in schools is shaking up the governor's race in Oklahoma after schools chief Joy Hofmeister announced she's leaving the Republican Party to run as a Democrat.
October 22
VIDEO: Fight over school mask mandates shakes up Oklahoma governor's race
October 22

US cleans up Biden's 'commitment' to defend Taiwan from Chinese invasion

His comments angered Beijing and contradicted decades of U.S. policy.
October 22
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Vice President Joe Biden, left, inside the Great Hall of the People on Dec. 4, 2013, in Beijing.
October 22

Dr. Anthony Fauci Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos"

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, October 24, 2021.
October 22
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
October 22

Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law but declines to block it

SB8 will remain in effect until the high court issues its decision.
October 22
Clouds are seen above The U.S. Supreme Court building, May 17, 2021, in Washington, DC.
October 22

Biden pulls back curtain on spending negotiations with Democrats

His frank assessment of concessions he's made came in push to get a deal.
October 22
President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall at the Baltimore Center Stage Pearlstone Theater, Oct. 21, 2021, in Baltimore.
October 22

Hot-button politics crowd Merrick Garland’s desk: The Note

Garland's approach has some Democrats worried.
October 22
Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing at the Capitol, Oct. 21, 2021.
October 21

Rep. Debbie Dingell on infrastructure talks: ‘Compromise is not a dirty word’

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth speaks with Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., on the latest efforts by progressives and moderates to reach an agreement on the infrastructure bill.
October 21
VIDEO: Rep. Debbie Dingell on infrastructure talks: ‘Compromise is not a dirty word’
October 21

CDC signs off on Moderna, J&J boosters, mixing and matching doses

With final CDC approval, the boosters could be available by week's end.
October 21
A medical staff member prepares a syringe with a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pop up vaccine clinic at the Jewish Community Center in the Staten Island, N.Y., April 16, 2021.
October 21

House votes to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt

The vote was 229-202 with nine Republicans voting with Democrats.
October 21
Steve Bannon speaks during a session in New York, Nov. 6, 2021.
October 21

ABC News Live: Congress debates holding Steve Bannon in criminal contempt

Plus, the future of voting legislation after the Freedom to Vote Act stalls in the Senate, and an ABC News journalist recounts her emotional trip home to Australia.
October 21
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Congress debates holding Steve Bannon in criminal contempt
October 21

Freedom to Vote Act stalls in Senate

The deputy director of the Brennan Center’s Reform Program discusses the Freedom to Vote Act being blocked in the Senate and how states are passing obstructive voting laws.
October 21
VIDEO: Freedom to Vote Act stalls in Senate
October 21

Democrats push to work on deal for Biden’s agenda

A senior adviser to the Democratic National Committee discusses how the party will attempt to move forward with President Joe Biden’s agenda and the impending Virginia gubernatorial race.
October 21
VIDEO: Democrats push to work on deal for Biden’s agenda
October 21

Congress debating criminal contempt for Steve Bannon

The House of Representatives votes on whether to hold Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for ignoring a subpoena.
October 21
VIDEO: Congress debating criminal contempt for Steve Bannon
October 21

Why can't congressional Democrats deliver more on their promises? It's complicated.

One expert compared passing major legislation these days to a "high-wire act."
October 21
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi administers the oath of office to members of Congress during the year's opening session, Jan. 3, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
October 21

Garland grilled by House committee on Bannon contempt referral, school board memo

Attorney General Merrick Garland fielded questions on the Jan. 6 insurrection, Steven Bannon and his recent memo concerning violence and threats of violence in school board meetings.
October 21
Attorney General Merrick Garland fielded questions on the Jan. 6 insurrection, Steven Bannon and his recent memo concerning violence and threats of violence in school board meetings.
October 21

New twist in the tale of those escaped zebras: animal cruelty charges

Charges have been filed against the farm owner after two zebras died.
October 21
Zebras that escaped from a private farm in Prince George's County, Md., roam free in an image made from video shot in September 2021.
October 21

GOP senator seeks to block controversial proposed bank account monitoring

Tim Scott introduced a bill to stop the IRS from gathering new data.
October 21
Sen. Tim Scott speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the nomination of Chris Magnus to be the next Customs and Border Protection commissioner, Oct. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill.
October 21

Garland: DOJ will follow 'facts and the law' in Bannon contempt referral

Garland made his first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday.
October 21
US Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the United States Department of Justice," on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Oct. 21, 2021.
October 21

Bill Clinton updates on recovery after hospitalization

Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized with an infection last week.
October 21
Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized with an infection last week.
October 21

Progressive setbacks pile up even as deals appear closer: The Note

There's still an awful lot of talk about what's not happening.
October 21
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks with reporters after leaving a Senate Democrat Luncheon, Oct. 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
October 21

Meghan Markle advocates for paid family leave in open letter to Congress

"I am, like many, an engaged citizen and a parent," the duchess of Sussex wrote.
October 21
Meghan Markle appears onstage at the 2021 Global Citizen Live concert at Central Park in New York, U.S., September 25, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

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