House Republicans ousted Cheney in a voice vote behind closed doors, so there will be no tally of those who supported or opposed her.
The Wyoming Republican struck a defiant tone on Tuesday evening ahead of the vote, which is all but assured to end in her removal as GOP conference chair after her continued criticisms of Trump. She declared that she would not join with other leaders who ignore Trump's lies, emboldening him and threatening democracy.
Additionally, the administration is ramping up vaccination sites with new partnerships with the nation's community colleges, providing on-site vaccination clinics.
According to the bill, schools would be banned from teaching that “an individual, by virtue of the individual’s race or sex, is inherently privileged, racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or subconsciously.”
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan while in Kentucky on Wednesday, saying it doesn't focus enough on infrastructure.
To meet this goal, Biden will direct tens of thousands of pharmacies participating in the federal pharmacy program to offer walk-in appointments and redirect Federal Emergency Management Agency resources to support more pop-up clinics, smaller community vaccination sites and more mobile clinics, the officials said.
The change away from a strict by-population allocation comes as demand for the coronavirus vaccines have dropped nationwide, with some states turning down part or all of their weekly dose allotments.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill that requires businesses or government facilities open to the public to post a sign if they let transgender people use multi-person bathrooms, locker rooms or changing rooms associated with their gender identity.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declared that “America is rising anew” as he called for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past the coronavirus pandemic and broadly extend the social safety net on a scale not seen in decades.
The president will discuss the ongoing pandemic, the COVID-19 aid package and national vaccine rollout, the crisis at the border and more.
South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott has used the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s address to Congress to vow that “America is not a racist country.”
"We have stared into an abyss of insurrection and autocracy, of pandemic and pain, and ‘We the people’ did not flinch," President Joe Biden said.
The proposal marks a key plank of Biden's roughly $1.8 trillion American Families Plan, the second prong of his sweeping $4 trillion in spending on physical infrastructure, research and development, home care, child care, paid family and medical leave and extensions of key anti-poverty tax credits.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have passed legislation designed to prevent death row inmates with an intellectual disability from being executed.
$255 million will go to humanitarian relief and $55 million will go toward addressing food insecurity in the region.
While Missouri’s population growth over the decade was less than the national figure of 7.4%, it was good enough for the state not to lose a congressional seat.
(CNN) — The US Census Bureau announced Monday that the total population of the United States has topped 331 million people. The 2020 Census results found that Texas will gain two seats. and Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina and Oregon will each gain one seat in Congress.
The count, which occurs every 10 years, determines the number of congressional seats and Electoral College votes each state receives.
Secretary of State Michael Adams says that, for the fourth straight month, more voters were removed from Kentucky's rolls than added.
The longtime Nashville lawmaker’s daughter, Linda Harper, said in a statement that her mother died “peacefully and unexpectedly” Thursday while holding her hand.
The House Judiciary Committee, meanwhile, considered a similar version of the bill introduced by Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., on Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It will now be up to Tennessee's Republican Gov. Bill Lee to decide whether some medical providers will be required to cremate or bury fetal remains from surgical abortions.
The bill is one of several LGTBQ-related measures the GOP-controlled General Assembly have introduced this year that critics have slammed as discriminatory.
Vice President Kamala Harris was on hand for a procedural vote Wednesday morning in case she was needed for a possible 50-50 tie, but her vote wasn't necessary after Murkowski, a moderate Republican from Alaska, broke with her Republican colleagues to back Gupta.
"Thank you, George Floyd, for sacrificing your life for justice," she said. "For being there to call out to your mom, how heartbreaking was that."
The funding comes from the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, which was enacted in December of last year.
Mondale’s own try for the White House, in 1984, came at the zenith of Ronald Reagan’s popularity. On Election Day, he carried only his home state and the District of Columbia.