Conventional wisdom suggests the best-case scenario for Joe Biden is for Democrats to sweep the two Senate runoffs in Georgia in January – putting Democrats in control of both sides of Congress as well as the White House.
However, Chris Cillizza argues in his latest episode of The Point that a divided Congress may actually be a good thing for Biden.
U.S. President Joe Biden spoke with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the White House said on Saturday, as the Israel-Hamas conflict continued to rage and destroyed a tower block that housed news media organizations. This report produced by Jonah Green.
The top Republican in the House of Representatives signaled on Sunday that he would vote to remove fellow Republican and Trump critic Liz Cheney as a party leader. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
A former Florida official central to the federal investigation into whether U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz committed sex trafficking of a minor will cooperate with investigators as part of a plea agreement, a court document submitted by prosecutors showed. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose criticism of former President Donald Trump led to her being ousted from House Republican leadership, said that her role as a member of Congress obligated her to oppose the widespread lie of fraud in the 2020 election.
Brian Stelter outlines the reasons for a democracy beat and talks with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson about the news media’s coverage of those she calls “democracy deniers.” Plus, voting rights reporter Ari Berman argues the “most important dividing line in American politics right now isn’t between Democrats and Republicans, it’s between Republicans versus democracy.”
The top Democrat and Republican on the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee have reached a deal to push forward with a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 storming of U.S. Capitol, the lawmakers said on Friday. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller and former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen testified during a House hearing about their actions during the Capitol insurrection. CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports the hearing devolved into “partisan finger pointing.”
U.S. states are set to begin using the vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech to inoculate young adolescents against COVID-19 after advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) backed the plan in a unanimous vote on Wednesday. Freddie Joyner has more.
Heavy rain continues for the Gulf Coast as cool, May temperatures spread south. Specifically, Atlanta and the rest of Georgia will begin to see temperatures well below average. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.
Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney for being critical of former President Trump’s role in the Capitol riot – but weren’t many of them doing the same thing back in January? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why many Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, have flip-flopped and left Cheney on an island.
Republican elected officials are still covering for Trump by repeating the lie that the election was stolen from him. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why these Republicans – who know that the election was not in fact stolen – are continuing to go along with this, and what it says about the current affairs of the GOP.
It’s looking more and more like Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney will lose her House leadership role due to her willingness to criticize former President Donald Trump. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what this potential ousting means for the GOP as a Party, and who is the likely replacement.
Southern and Western states saw the most growth over the past 10 years according to the US Census Bureau, and they gained congressional seats because of it. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains who gained (and lost) the most from reapportionment, and what this means for political power going forward.
Some Americans reacted warily on Friday to new federal guidance allowing people to go without masks in most places, suggesting that many do not feel safe enough yet from COVID-19 to lose their face coverings. Gavino Garay reports.
Imported coronavirus disease vaccine produced by Russia, Sputnik V, will cost ₹995.40 per dose in India and the price of vaccines produced in the country may be lower; White House chief medical adviser Dr Anthony Fauci said it is reasonable to increase gap between 2 vaccine doses in order to vaccinate as many people as possible; Former Aam Aadmi Party MLA Jarnail Singh (47) died Friday after contracting Covid in the last week of April. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday proposed a $568 billion, five-year infrastructure package as a counteroffer to President Joe Biden's sweeping $2.3 trillion plan, calling their measure a good-faith..