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December 08

First Gen Zer elected to Congress details his trouble getting an apartment in DC

"This ain't meant for people who don't already have money," Maxwell Frost said.
December 08
Rep.-Elect Maxwell Frost speaks with reporters during a break in an orientation meeting in the U.S. Capitol Building, Nov. 14, 2022, in Washington, DC.
December 08

'Don't Say Gay' Florida lawmaker resigns after being indicted on fraud charges

Joseph Harding resigned a day after pleading not guilty to the charges.
December 08
Florida state Rep. Joe Harding listens during a Local Administration and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee hearing in a legislative session on Jan. 13, 2022, in Tallahassee, Fla.
December 08

What Warnock's runoff win means for his future and Georgia as a battleground state

"He is a force," said one national GOP strategist.
December 08
Senator Raphael Warnock holds his two children Chloe and Caleb after he was reelected to the Senate in Atlanta, Dec. 6 2022.
December 08

Family of former Marine held in Russia speaks out after Griner's release

"We're upset," Paul Whelan's sister told ABC News.
December 08
President Joe Biden speaks to reporters about the release of WNBA basketball star Brittney Griner by Russia as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Vice President Kamala Harris and Cherelle Griner look on in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, Dec. 8, 2022.
December 08

DOJ asks federal judge to hold Trump team in contempt over classified documents

It says they've failed to comply with a subpoena for all classified documents.
December 08
An aerial view shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estatein Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 10, 2022.
December 08

Respect for Marriage Act passes, codifying same-sex and interracial marriages

ABC News senior policy reporter Anne Flaherty breaks down what this means for people across the country, and why this became a top priority for Democrats.
December 08
VIDEO: Respect for Marriage Act passes, codifying same-sex and interracial marriages
December 08

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez under ethics investigation

The Democrat's office said they're confident "this matter will be dismissed.”
December 08
File image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaking in front of the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2022 in Washington, D.C.
December 08

Marriage equality bill heads to Biden's desk after historic vote

The Respect for Marriage Act passed 258-169, with 39 Republicans voting yes.
December 08
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accompanied by Sen. Chuck Schumer, center left, and other members of congress, signs the H.R. 8404, the Respect For Marriage Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 8, 2022.
December 08

Brittney Griner release: How the White House says it happened

The swap came together within the last 48 hours, officials said.
December 08
President Joe Biden and Cherelle Griner speak on the phone with basketball player Brittney Griner after her release by Russia as Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken listen in, at the White House, in Washington, Dec. 8, 2022.
December 08

Blinken on Griner’s ‘wrongful detention’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the prisoner exchange that brought professional basketball player Brittney Griner home from Russia.
December 08
Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the prisoner exchange that brought professional basketball player Brittney Griner home from Russia.
December 08

Second gentleman speaks out against antisemitism at White House event

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff was joined by others at the White House on Wednesday for a roundtable on antisemitism, saying he was compelled to use his "microphone" to address the issue.
December 08
Second gentleman Doug Emhoff was joined by others at the White House on Wednesday for a roundtable on antisemitism, saying he was compelled to use his "microphone" to address the issue.
December 08

Democratic report details government’s COVID failings: Suffering was 'not inevitable'

"We could have handled this ... a whole lot differently," Sen. Gary Peters said.
December 08
President Donald Trump, right, reacts as Dr. Deborah Birx speaks about her granddaughter's fever as she speaks about the coronavirus at the White House, April 6, 2020, in Washington.
December 08

End to midterms belies turmoil in both parties: The Note

If Trump stayed away from the trail, would things have turned out differently?
December 08
Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker delivers his concession speech during an election night event, Dec. 6, 2022, in Atlanta.
December 07

Some Uvalde, Sandy Hook families join Biden, Pelosi at vigil for gun violence victims

The vigil comes before the 10-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
December 07
President Joe Biden speaks during the 10th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence at St. Marks Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 7, 2022.
December 07

Bipartisan group pushes for resources to address border agent suicides

Fourteen CBP agents committed suicide in 2022, the highest rate in 13 years.
December 07
Rep. Henry Cuellar, speaks during a news conference on rising suicide rates at the U.S. Border Patrol, Dec. 7, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
December 07

9 million people got incorrect email about 'approved' student loan forgiveness

A contractor accepted responsibility and said a correction would be sent.
December 07
In this undated file photo, students walk through a park in autumn.
December 07

Georgia ends 2022 midterm cycle that challenged and confounded Washington: ANALYSIS

The "red wave" wasn't, but other lessons look less clear.
December 07
Supporters of U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock attend an election night party after polls closed for the U.S. midterm runoff election, Dec. 6, 2022, in Atlanta.
December 07

Trump's team recovered more classified documents in search of storage unit

Trump continues to be "cooperative and transparent," a spokesperson said.
December 07
Former President Donald Trump attends a rally to support Republican candidates ahead of midterm elections, in Dayton, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2022.
December 07

Supreme Court hears extraordinary bid to upend election laws, casts skeptical eye

The case centers on the "independent state legislature theory."
December 07
Demonstrators protest during a "No Lawless Lawmakers" rally at the Supreme Court during oral arguments in Moore v. Harper on Dec. 7, 2022 in Washington, DC.
December 07

COVID vaccine mandate dropped in defense bill after GOP demand

The White House has called repealing the mandate a "mistake."
December 07
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy delivers remarks during a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for U.S. Capitol Police and D.C. Metropolitan Police officers in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol Building on Dec. 6, 2022 in Washington, DC.
December 07

Doug Emhoff addresses 'rapid rise' in antisemitism with White House roundtable

The second gentleman said, "We cannot normalize this."
December 07
Doug Emhoff speaks during a roundtable discussion with Jewish leaders about the rise in antisemitism and efforts to fight hate in the United States in Washington, Dec. 7, 2022.
December 07

Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock wins reelection in high-stakes Georgia runoff

ABC White House Correspondent MaryAlice Parks and ABC News' Jay O'Brien report on the results of the Georgia Senate runoff and how it will impact legislation moving forward.
December 07
VIDEO: Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock wins reelection in high-stakes Georgia runoff
December 07

ABC News Live: Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock wins reelection in Georgia runoff

Plus, the latest on legal troubles for former President Donald Trump and a big payday for Yankees slugger Aaron Judge.
December 07
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock wins reelection in Georgia runoff
December 07

Tied race decided by drawing name out of gift bag

One candidate called the process "surreal" and "insane."
December 07
Richmond City Clerk Pamela Christian displays the name of the winner in the tied City Council race, Dec. 6, 2022.
December 07

'Exuberant' Chuck Schumer on what a 51-seat majority means for Democrats

The party defended every incumbent senator -- a first since 1934.
December 07
Chuck Schumer makes a gesture to represent the number 'fifty-one', during a news conference held to discuss the expansion of Democrats' majority in the Senate, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Dec. 7, 2022.
December 07

Sen. Raphael Warnock beats Herschel Walker in the Georgia runoff election

Meanwhile on Capitol Hill, Congress is racing to fund the government to avoid a shutdown before the Dec. 16 deadline.
December 07
VIDEO: Sen. Raphael Warnock beats Herschel Walker in the Georgia runoff election
December 07

ABC News Live: Raphael Warnock wins Georgia Senate runoff election

Plus, a jury finds the Trump Organization guilty of criminal tax fraud, and police are searching for the people who attacked two substations in North Carolina leaving many in the state without power.
December 07
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Raphael Warnock wins Georgia Senate runoff election
December 07

Sen. Raphael Warnock wins Georgia runoff

After a long-fought battle, the Democrats now have a 51-seat majority in the Senate meaning Vice President Kamala Harris is no longer the tie-breaking vote.
December 07
VIDEO: Sen. Raphael Warnock wins Georgia runoff
December 07

Incumbent Raphael Warnock wins Georgia Senate seat

Warnock beat Republican Herschel Walker by the largest margin of victory for a Georgia Democrat in decades.
December 07
VIDEO: Incumbent Raphael Warnock wins Georgia Senate seat
December 07

Sen. Raphael Warnock wins Georgia runoff, gains seat for Democrats

With Republicans in control of the House, the extra Senate seat is crucial to help Democrats pass legislation.
December 07
VIDEO: Sen. Raphael Warnock wins Georgia runoff, gains seat for Democrats
December 07

Senate Majority Leader Schumer on Warnock win: 'Good things come to those who wait'

Sen. Chuck Schumer praised Sen. Raphael Warnock for his well-fought campaign and touted the Senate for running on issues that mattered to voters.
December 07
VIDEO: Senate Majority Leader Schumer on Warnock win: 'Good things come to those who wait'
December 07

DOJ watchdog finds 'serious' problems in handling of 'Whitey' Bulger prison transfer

The mobster was murdered shortly after being sent to a West Virginia facility.
December 07
Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger in a booking photo from 2011.
December 07

‘Good things come to those who wait,’ Schumer remarks after Georgia election

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer delivered remarks after incumbent Raphael Warnock’s victory in the Georgia Senate runoff.
December 07
VIDEO: ‘Good things come to those who wait,’ Schumer remarks after Georgia election
December 07

Police called to Sen. Ted Cruz's home in 'family matter'

Police were responding to a report of a teen with self-inflicted wounds.
December 07
Police were responding to a report of a teen with self-inflicted wounds.
December 07
U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock speaks during an election night party in Atlanta, Dec. 6, 2022.
December 07

Supreme Court hears case that could reshape US election laws

A decision is expected in Moore v. Harper next summer.
December 07
The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, D.C., July 24, 2022.
December 07

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Former President Donald Trump's company convicted of tax fraud; ballot counting underway in Georgia Senate runoff election; crews working around the clock in North Carolina to restore power.
December 07
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
December 07

4 takeaways after Georgia's Senate runoff: What Warnock's win means

With Raphael Warnock's victory over Herschel Walker, the midterms are now over.
December 07
U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock speaks during an election night party in Atlanta, Dec. 6, 2022.
December 07

Walker delivers concession speech

"We put up one heck of a fight," said Republican challenger Herschel Walker, acknowledging defeat at his election night party on Tuesday after Sen. Raphael Warnock's projected win in Georgia.
December 07
"We put up one heck of a fight," said Republican challenger Herschel Walker, acknowledging defeat at his election night party on Tuesday after Sen. Raphael Warnock's projected win in Georgia.
December 07

Warnock delivers remarks after projected win in Georgia

Sen. Raphael Warnock celebrated his projected victory on Tuesday night in Atlanta, thanking the crowd for their support.
December 07
Sen. Raphael Warnock celebrated his projected victory on Tuesday night in Atlanta, thanking the crowd for their support.
December 06

Biden: 'We're going to win Georgia'

“We’re going to win,” President Joe Biden replied to a reporter’s question on the Senate runoff election in Georgia as he stepped off Air Force One Tuesday night.
December 06
“We’re going to win,” President Joe Biden replied to a reporter’s question on the election in Georgia as he stepped off Air Force Once on Tuesday night.
December 06

Warnock projected to win Georgia Senate runoff

Sen. Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in Tuesday's runoff election in Georgia, ABC News projects.
December 06
Sen. Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in Tuesday's runoff election in Georgia, ABC News projects.
December 06

Jury finds Trump Organization guilty of tax fraud on all counts

A Manhattan jury has found former President Trump's namesake real estate company guilty of criminal tax fraud, three weeks after Trump announced a third presidential run.
December 06
A Manhattan jury has found former President Trump's namesake real estate company guilty of criminal tax fraud, three weeks after Trump announced a third presidential run.
December 06

Where turnout stands in the Georgia Senate runoff

Nearly 1.9 million people voted early or cast an absentee ballot.
December 06
A voter casts his ballot at a polling station for the U.S. Senate runoff election, Dec. 6, 2022 in Atlanta.
December 06

More than 800,000 Georgians cast their ballots

Officials said they anticipate between 1.1 million and 1.3 million votes to be cast on Tuesday.
December 06
Officials said they anticipate between 1.1 million and 1.3 million votes to be cast on Tuesday.
December 06

With Georgia Senate runoff, what difference would 51-seat Democratic majority make?

Democrats hope an election win would give them new power.
December 06
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer arrives at the U.S. Capitol, Nov. 14, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
December 06

Sen. Warnock, Walker go head-to-head in Georgia Senate runoff race

ABC News’ Reena Roy is in Atlanta as Georgians cast their vote in the high-stakes Senate runoff race between incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, and GOP candidate Herschel Walker.
December 06
VIDEO: Sen. Warnock, Walker go head-to-head in Georgia Senate runoff race
December 06

Voters head to polls in final push for Georgia’s Senate runoff

ABC News contributor and former Rep. Joe Crowley, and editor for the conservative magazine National Review Ramesh Ponnuru join ABC News Live to give their takes on Georgia’s Senate runoff.
December 06
VIDEO: Voters head to polls in final push for Georgia’s Senate runoff
December 06

McConnell again casts doubt on Trump in 2024 after his call to terminate Constitution

It's the second week in a row the Senate Republican leader has reacted to Trump.
December 06
Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol on November 15, 2022 in Washington.
December 06

Jan. 6 committee chairman signals panel near decision on criminal referrals

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien reports from Capitol Hill on the latest in the Jan. 6 committee investigation, just as Capitol police officers receive the Congressional Gold Medal for their actions that day.
December 06
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee chairman signals panel near decision on criminal referrals