Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) says that she’s ‘inclined’ to agree with colleague Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) that 82-year-old Associate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer should retire at the end of the court’s term so President Biden can appoint a young liberal successor, but wanted to think about the question more before fully committing.
U.S. Senate Democrats scrambled to unite around a sweeping election reform bill they hope to begin debating next week, in the face of Republican opposition and moves by several states to pass laws placing new restrictions on voting. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday promoted the Biden administration's efforts to advance voting rights when she met 16 fellow Democrats from the Texas state legislature who successfully blocked a bill they said would make it harder for Black and Hispanic Americans to vote. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
New Yorkers were jubilant on Tuesday night as they gathered to watch a fireworks display celebrating the end of nearly all COVID-19 restrictions.
New York has welcomed the lifting of Covid restrictions by celebrating it with fireworks. New York is lifting all state-mandated coronavirus restrictions after reporting that 70% of the state's adults have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
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William Braddock, a Republican congressional candidate in Florida, can reportedly be heard threatening the life of political rival Anna Paulina Luna, according to a secret phone call recording exclusively obtained by Politico. CNN’s Leyla Santiago has more.