Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, giving President Joe Biden a chance to nominate a new justice to the bench, source says.
WASHINGTON (AP) — All but conceding defeat, President Joe Biden said Thursday he’s now unsure the Democrats' major elections and voting rights legislation can pass Congress this year. He spoke at the Capitol after a key fellow Democrat, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, dramatically announced her refusal to go along with changing Senate rules to muscle the bill past a Republican filibuster.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Georgia on Tuesday to push their party’s bill to federalize U.S. election procedures on terms favorable to Democrats. “We are going right to the belly of the beast, or ground zero, for voter suppression, voter subversion and obstruction,” senior White House official Cedric Richmond told Politico.
RAFFORD, Pennsylvania — For the first couple of weeks in December, a tiny, bare tulip tree, common in Appalachia, grows on the trail that hugs Turtle Creek and the eye of passersby. Decorated with cheerful homemade Christmas ornaments, it brought smiles to the faces of cyclists, runners and walkers who saw it every day.
New Year’s Eve is upon us, a day when we can indulge in the notion that the events of the past 12 months are coming to a close and a cycle of renewal is about to start.
After months of careful cultivation -- and even a nickname -- the most important relationship in Washington is narrowly weathering its stormie…
It's exactly the scenario Democrats had worked for months to avoid -- but now find themselves confronting.
OLD TOWN, Maryland — This ancient colonial town nestled along the north branch of the Potomac River could not be more different from the upscale suburbs of Chevy Chase located much closer to the tidal portion.
Just before 10 a.m., cars begin pulling into the parking lot of the Country Thrift Market, a sprawling former grocery store 40 miles from Pittsburgh.
New maps proposed in Virginia’s redistricting process published Wednesday could deliver more compact districts and slightly more political opportunity for voters of color, but result in a scramble of incumbents across the state.
Leaders of Virginia's House and Senate Republicans and Democrats have nominated four additional candidates to aid the Virginia Supreme Court in redrawing the state's legislative and congressional district maps.
New Jersey Republican candidate for governor Jack Ciattarelli said Friday he spoke to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and conceded the election, b…
Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin has tapped four governors - three Republicans and one Democrat - former Gov. Doug Wilder - to serve as advisers during his transition and upcoming administration.
Election results a century ago -- 2 years after World War II, "Only ceilings on rents, sugar and rice survived the chief executive’s sweeping decontrol action" -- in 1971, a robber does not thwart Sarah Coleman at her store in Horsepasture -- in 2006, a deer crashes through the window of NCI.
House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn isn't conceding the loss of the Democratic majority in the House of Delegates, despite a Republican surge to a 52-48 seat advantage in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
UPDATE: Democrat Terry McAuliffe has conceded to Republican Glenn Youngkin in the Virginia governor’s race, a stunning defeat for Virginia Democrats who had not lost a statewide contest since 2009.
What looked like a draw for control of the House of Delegates turned into an apparent Republican victory with the defeat of Del. Lashrecse Aird, D-Petersburg, who had appeared to narrowly win re-election over GOP newcomer Kim Taylor.
Rivalries to be settled tonight.
Mary Sue Terry, the first — and until Nov. 2, the only — woman elected statewide in Virginia has had seven careers.
Former President Barack Obama will campaign with Democrat Terry McAuliffe Saturday afternoon at Virginia Commonwealth University in the waning days of McAuliffe's close contest for governor with Republican Glenn Youngkin.