NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Republican lawmakers in Tennessee blocked a policy to ease up on low-level marijuana cases, Nashville’s top prosecutor decided on a workaround: He just didn’t charge anyone with the crime.
Overall, Biden is outpacing every other president since Richard Nixon in confirming circuit court judges, who have the last word in most federal cases.
The report is the subject of a Tuesday business meeting held by the committee, which marks the first step in a series of moves that need to be taken in order to move forward with holding Bannon in criminal contempt for not complying with the subpoena.
Powell was fully vaccinated before he passed away from COVID complications.
Doctors say that vaccines are still the most effective way to combat COVID.
The lawsuit from former President Donald Trump is an effort to block the work of the House committee as it attempts to investigate his actions before and during the siege of the Capitol.
Former President Donald Trump's deposition was several years in the making. A New York judge first ordered Trump's videotaped deposition in 2019 but it was paused while Trump was in the White House.
Tennessee is poised to spend approximately $900 million of its tax revenues on incentives, infrastructure projects and more under an agreement with Ford Motor Co.
The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions, while the fight over the measure’s constitutionality plays out in the courts.
Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. Powell was fully vaccinated.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has set a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against former White House aide Steve Bannon after he defied the panel’s subpoena on Thursday.
Republican Gov. Mike Parson has condemned one of Missouri’s largest newspapers for exposing a flaw in a state database that allowed public access to thousands of teachers’ Social Security numbers.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Republican fundraising committee dedicated to flipping the House in next year’s midterm elections said Thursday it raised more than $105 million this year through September.
More than a year after the pandemic took his job working in a Maryland warehouse outside Washington and put his family's plans to buy a home on hold, things are looking up for Warren Copeland.
"The President maintains his conclusion that an assertion of executive privilege is not in the best interests of the United States, and therefore is not justified as to any of the documents provided to the White House on September 8, 2021," a letter from White House counsel Dana Remus to Archivist of the United States David Ferriero reads.
In a speech Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced the Port of Los Angeles will move to 24/7 service, bringing it into line with operations at the Port of Long Beach, which is already working on a 24/7 schedule. Those two ports handle 40% of container traffic in the US.
(CNN) -- As the committee investigating January 6 enters a key week of subpoena and deposition deadlines, committee members were unified on Tuesday in stating that criminal contempt should be the next step for anyone who defies their subpoena. And soon.
“Voters are looking for a return on what they were promised,” said Jeff Horwitt, a Democratic pollster who co-conducts the NBC News poll.
About a quarter of the eligible US population remains unvaccinated against the coronavirus and the rate of people getting booster shots is now outpacing the rate of people getting their first doses.
A recent spate of Chinese military flights off southwestern Taiwan has prompted alarm from the island, which Beijing claims as its own, and is increasing tensions in a region already on edge.
The temporary debt limit extension is only a short-term fix and sets up another looming potential fiscal crisis later this year when it runs out.
The order states that "no entity in Texas" can enforce vaccination against anyone in the state who objects "for any reason of personal conscience, based on a religious belief, or for medical reasons, including prior recovery from COVID-19."
Jones, who was first elected in 2018, said serving on the fiscal court has been "such a fun job," and that he's excited to continue with four projects over the next four years if reelected.
President Joe Biden on Monday commemorated National Coming Out Day by saying the US still has work to do to achieve equality for all Americans amid a wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation in state legislatures across the country.
Year-end pileups of crucial legislation and the brinkmanship that goes with it are normal behavior for Congress. This time, lawmakers are barreling toward an autumn of battles striking for the risks they pose to both parties and to their leaders.
Trump made the remarks at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, at which Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks and Sen. Chuck Grassley also took the stage.
The role of racial equity education and transgender rights in schools that has become a flash point ahead of the 2022 midterms.
Biden also marked a change of course from previous administrations in his proclamation marking Columbus Day, which honors the explorer Christopher Columbus.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Friday warned President Joe Biden he should not expect cooperation on raising the debt ceiling again, a day after he voted with Democrats to overcome a procedural hurdle and make way for a temporary extension of the limit through early December.
The initiative, which has won approval from lawmakers, is designed to help families of Missouri children with severe disabilities or conditions that qualify them for nursing services at home, paid for by the state’s Medicaid program.
The White House on Friday formally blocked an attempt by former President Donald Trump to withhold documents from Congress related to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
The Utah monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, have been on Biden's agenda since his first day in office, when he ordered a review of their boundaries and conditions.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday released a sweeping report about how former President Donald Trump and a top lawyer in the Justice Department attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
(CNN) -- The Senate voted Thursday evening to extend the nation's debt limit through early December after Democrats and Republicans reached a deal to avert economic disaster following weeks of partisan deadlock over the issue.
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday championed COVID-19 vaccination requirements, determined that the roughly 67 million unvaccinated American adults must get the shot.
In letters to both individuals, the committee states it is seeking more information about the permit they were involved in obtaining for a rally to be held on the Capitol Complex on January 6.
(CNN) -- Allies of former President Donald Trump testified under oath that they did little to check out some of the uncorroborated claims they made about 2020 election fraud before amplifying them on the national stage, according to newly available court records reviewed by CNN.
Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Wednesday he hopes his legal team can persuade the U.S. Supreme Court at a hearing next Tuesday to let him to defend the law before a fedeal appeals court.
The Texas law bans abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected — a point usually around six weeks into a pregnancy and often before a woman knows she is pregnant. It took effect on September 1.