Category: Politics

Dems name new members to combat GOP investigations — including Schiff

House Democrats are placing Rep. Adam Schiff on a high-profile committee at the center of combating Republican investigations for the next two years, fresh off Speaker Kevin McCarthy booting him from another panel. The California Democrat is one of a roster of party fighters who will now serve on...

Santos forgoes his committees as House GOP struggles to boot Omar

Scandal-plagued Rep. George Santos told his GOP colleagues Tuesday that he would forgo the House committees he’d been assigned, two Republicans in the room told POLITICO. The announcement comes days after senior House Republicans seated the New York freshman trailed by a cloud of apparent serial fabrications on two...

Biden to press McCarthy on debt default threat, spending cuts

President Biden plans to aggressively press House Speaker Kevin McCarthy during a White House meeting Wednesday to commit to avoiding a default on the nation’s debt and to spell out what spending cuts he advocates. John Wagner Link...

Where do the states stand on abortion?

The Idaho State Capitol in downtown Boise on Sept. 23, 2022. Ben B. Braun, Deseret News When the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade in 2022, many states automatically banned abortion in a series of trigger laws. However, some states are still in legal battles to determine...