Democrats introduced two bills to tax the richest people and companies in the US after their initial plan was stonewalled.
The court will hear arguments on Nov. 1 on whether the Justice Department and abortion providers can sue Texas at all.
A Judge Said It Was "Offensive" That A Man Who Threatened Democrats And "Tech Execs" On Jan. 6 Claimed To Be A Victim Of Racism
Troy Smocks was sentenced to 14 months in prison.
Only nine Republicans, two of whom serve on the panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack, voted to hold Bannon in criminal contempt.
Virginians hardly ever back a candidate for governor from the party that just won the White House. But with Trump in mind, Terry McAuliffe is again trying to break that curse.
The lawsuit comes as the committee is poised to vote on whether to hold former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt.
Two 40-minute videos from Jan. 6 show how hundreds of rioters breached one Capitol entry point and how police eventually regained control.
“[I’]m a capitol police officer who agrees with your political stance,” Michael Riley allegedly wrote an unnamed Capitol rioter the next day.
A judge accepted the 100th guilty plea in the Jan. 6 cases on Wednesday.
100 Capitol Rioters Have Pleaded Guilty. Here’s What Their Cases Show About The Jan. 6 Investigation.
Guilty pleas are stacking up. Here’s what rioters are admitting to, and what they and the government are getting out of these deals.
The judge held DC jail officials in contempt for failing to follow an order regarding medical treatment for an incarcerated alleged Capitol rioter.
Mohammad Aman Khalili’s long trip out of Afghanistan was loaded with fear. “I was worried about my life very deeply.”
“If you add it all up, this would be the single largest thing the federal government has ever done to deal with climate change,” one researcher said.
Democrats will have to choose between greatly watering down all of their policies or giving up on some big promises.
SB 8 is in effect again after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay after a judge blocked the ban Wednesday.
Election integrity advocates are deeply worried about a bill in Texas that would make it easy for any losing candidate to force an audit long after an election is over.
A Texas Healthcare Provider Said They've Resumed Abortions — For Now — After A Judge Blocked The State's Ban
A judge on Wednesday found that Texas’s six-week abortion ban was “flagrantly unconstitutional.”
“This Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right,” Judge Robert Pitman wrote.
For the rest of our lives probably, we’ll be learning new info about the days leading up to Jan. 6. This is just phase one.
“There have to be consequences for participating in an attempted violent overthrow of the government, beyond sitting at home,” Judge Tanya Chutkan said.
A Judge Asked Why Texas Didn’t Enforce Its Own Abortion Ban If It’s “Confident” The Law Is Constitutional
The Justice Department is asking a judge to block Texas’s SB 8, which deputizes private individuals to sue to enforce a six-week abortion ban.
"It was freeing knowing I had options," the member of Congress said.
A declassified State Department report obtained by BuzzFeed News dismissed the theory that microwave weapons are behind the mysterious neurological injuries in diplomats worldwide.
Joel McElvain, a 20-year veteran of the DOJ, left in 2018 after the Trump administration decided to stop defending the Affordable Care Act.
And (almost) everyone insists they can play the Congressional Baseball Game like normal even after the Jan. 6 insurrection.
A Judge Questioned Why The Government Didn’t Charge A Capitol Rioter Who Talked About Shooting Pelosi With A Harsher Crime
A prosecutor said they didn’t prosecute Dawn Bancroft for making a threat, because she made the comment about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as she was leaving the Capitol.
Trump invited Stacey Abrams, a former Democratic candidate for governor, to replace Republican Gov. Brian Kemp during a rally in Georgia.
Immigrants Who Escaped The Texas Camp Crackdown Are Facing Another Set Of Dire Circumstances In Mexico
“I’d like to stay here in Mexico, but I’m scared because I don’t have permission to be here,” one immigrant told BuzzFeed News. “I don't know what to do."
It’s audits all the way down.
Republican Lawmakers Are Pressing Ahead With Anti-Abortion Laws, With Or Without The Supreme Court’s Help
A fight over Georgia’s six-week ban shows what state-level anti-abortion efforts could look like depending on whatever the Supreme Court does next.