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FILE - President Joe Biden, center, takes photos with patrons at They Say restaurant during a campaign stop Feb. 1, 2024, in Harper Woods, Mich. Biden is going small to try to win big in November. With 10 months to go until Election Day, the Democratic incumbent is all in on minimalist events &mdash; visits to a boba tea store, a family&rsquo;s kitchen and a barbershop, for example &mdash; rather than big rallies.

Biden is going small to try to win big in November. That means stops for boba tea, burgers and beer

FILE - President Joe Biden, center, takes photos with patrons at They Say restaurant during a campaign stop Feb. 1, 2024, in Harper Woods, Mich. Biden is going small to try to win big in November. With 10 months to go until Election Day, the Democratic incumbent is all in on minimalist events &mdash; visits to a boba tea store, a family&rsquo;s kitchen and a barbershop, for example &mdash; rather than big rallies.

February 6, 2024, 11:14am Politics

President Joe Biden is going small to try to win big in November. Read story

Chairman Mark Green, R-Tenn., leads the House Homeland Security Committee move to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas over the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

House Republicans are ready to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas. Vote will be close

Chairman Mark Green, R-Tenn., leads the House Homeland Security Committee move to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas over the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

February 6, 2024, 10:42am Politics

The U.S. House is ready to try to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Tuesday over border security, a deeply partisan and highly unusual attack on a Cabinet official that has drawn concerns from constitutional scholars and rebuke from Democrats. Read story

Former President Donald Trump speaks to the media at a Washington hotel, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, after attending a hearing before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals at the federal courthouse in Washington.

Trump is not immune from prosecution in his 2020 election interference case, U.S. appeals court says

Former President Donald Trump speaks to the media at a Washington hotel, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, after attending a hearing before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals at the federal courthouse in Washington.

February 6, 2024, 9:30am Latest News

A federal appeals panel ruled Tuesday that Donald Trump can face trial on charges that he plotted to overturn the results of the 2020 election, sharply rejecting the former president’s claims that he is immune from prosecution while setting the stage for additional challenges that could further delay the case. Read story

Senate presses toward vote on border policies and Ukraine amid Republican backlash

February 5, 2024, 4:20pm Nation & World

Facing a torrent of criticism from Republicans, Senate leaders on Monday forged ahead with a bipartisan proposal intended to clamp down on illegal border crossings, even though it faced a likely defeat in Congress that would leave leaders with no clear path to approve wartime aid for Ukraine. Read story

FILE - Members of the Safi family, who were evacuated from Afghanistan and are trying to make a new life in the U.S. while in immigration limbo, celebrate Eid by taking family photographs on the National Mall, May 3, 2022, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Growing opposition to the Senate border package once again poses a risk to the more than 76,000 Afghans who worked alongside U.S. soldiers in America&rsquo;s longest war, and who are currently living in the U.S. in immigration uncertainty as a result of years of congressional inaction.

Opposition to the Senate border bill jeopardizes help for Afghans who aided U.S. troops

FILE - Members of the Safi family, who were evacuated from Afghanistan and are trying to make a new life in the U.S. while in immigration limbo, celebrate Eid by taking family photographs on the National Mall, May 3, 2022, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Growing opposition to the Senate border package once again poses a risk to the more than 76,000 Afghans who worked alongside U.S. soldiers in America&rsquo;s longest war, and who are currently living in the U.S. in immigration uncertainty as a result of years of congressional inaction.

February 5, 2024, 1:46pm Politics

The massive $118 billion Senate border bill not only contains once-in-a-decade border security legislation and wartime aid to Israel and Ukraine, but also offers a chance for the U.S. to keep its promise to Afghans who worked alongside U.S. soldiers in America’s longest war. Read story

Concertina wire is stretched through Shelby Park where Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and fellow Governors held a news conference along the Rio Grande to discuss Operation Lone Star and border concerns, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in Eagle Pass, Texas. Abbott returned to the Eagle Pass border to highlight his escalating attempts to curb illegal crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border.

What is and isn’t in the Senate bipartisan border security deal

Concertina wire is stretched through Shelby Park where Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and fellow Governors held a news conference along the Rio Grande to discuss Operation Lone Star and border concerns, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in Eagle Pass, Texas. Abbott returned to the Eagle Pass border to highlight his escalating attempts to curb illegal crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border.

February 5, 2024, 8:12am Politics

The bipartisan Senate border deal announced Sunday night addresses Republican demands for new restrictions on illegal crossings but already has provoked vehement opposition from Donald Trump allies and House GOP leaders. Read story

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., looks over his notes before speaking reporters following a Democratic caucus meeting, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

Senators release a border and Ukraine deal but the House speaker declares it ‘dead on arrival’

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., looks over his notes before speaking reporters following a Democratic caucus meeting, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

February 5, 2024, 8:11am Nation & World

Senators on Sunday released a highly anticipated $118 billion package that pairs border enforcement policy with wartime aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies, but it quickly ran into a wall of opposition from top House Republicans, including Speaker Mike Johnson. Read story

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks after meeting with members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters at their headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024.

With a single word — ‘lover’ — Trump employs familiar playbook in tweaking his investigators

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks after meeting with members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters at their headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024.

February 5, 2024, 8:08am Nation & World

Each time Donald Trump refers to a Georgia prosecutor ‘s colleague as her “lover,” he’s invoking a strikingly familiar turn of phrase. Read story

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Even a small catastrophe could flip power in D.C.; Congress urged to discuss continuity

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February 5, 2024, 6:03am Latest News

Brian Baird didn’t see the plane hit the Pentagon, but from the window of his seventh-floor office in the Longworth House Office Building, he could see the smoke in the distance. Read story

FILE - Migrants wait in line adjacent to the border fence under the watch of the Texas National Guard to enter into El Paso, Texas, May 10, 2023. Senators are racing to release a highly-anticipated bill that pairs border enforcement policy with wartime aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies, as part of a long-shot effort to push the package through heavy skepticism from Republicans, including House Speaker Mike Johnson.

Senators release a $118 billion package that pairs border policies with aid for Ukraine and Israel

FILE - Migrants wait in line adjacent to the border fence under the watch of the Texas National Guard to enter into El Paso, Texas, May 10, 2023. Senators are racing to release a highly-anticipated bill that pairs border enforcement policy with wartime aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies, as part of a long-shot effort to push the package through heavy skepticism from Republicans, including House Speaker Mike Johnson.

February 4, 2024, 4:17pm Politics

Senators on Sunday released a highly anticipated $118 billion package that pairs border enforcement policy with wartime aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies, setting off a long-shot effort to push the bill through heavy skepticism from Republicans, including House Speaker Mike Johnson. Read story