(CNN) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted Tuesday evening clarifying earlier remarks about the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, writing, "George Floyd should be alive today," after earlier making comments where she thanked Floyd, who died at the hands of...
(CNN) Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama praised Tuesday's guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, but emphasized that more work must be done to achieve justice. "True justice requires that we come to terms with the fact t...
To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here(CNN) Derek Chauvin is guilty of killing George Floyd . President Joe Biden spoke to George Floyd's family after the verdict and before he addressed the nation. But, this can be a giant step forward in the March...
(CNN) President Joe Biden said Tuesday the country could take a step toward racial justice after a jury found a former Minneapolis police officer guilty of murdering George Floyd in a case that was closely watched around the world. Biden called the verdict...
Washington (CNN) Democratic Rep. Val Demings and Republican Rep. Jim Jordan had a heated exchange Tuesday during a House Judiciary hearing after Jordan tried to cut Demings short as she spoke about law enforcement. Tensions escalated during debate over the...
Pelosi briefed her leadership team on the new proposal Monday evening, the source said, as she looks to break a logjam with Republicans on the commission to investigate the attack on the US Capitol. Pelosi teased the changes in a letter to colleagues on Fri...
(CNN) For months, hackers with suspected ties to China have exploited a popular workplace tool to break into government agencies, defense companies and financial institutions in the US and Europe, according to a report by the cybersecurity firm FireEye. The...
(CNN) Here's an exchange Tuesday morning between CNN "New Day" anchor Brianna Keilar and former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (bolding is mine):Keilar: "I wonder when you hear what the former speaker said here -- he says he doesn't recognize the Republi...
(CNN) The top US military official who runs the American nuclear arsenal warned that China and Russia are modernizing their nuclear weapons and capabilities faster than the US, saying during a congressional hearing on Tuesday that if it does not start inves...
Period," Harris told CNN's Dana Bash in an exclusive interview from the White House, her first solo sit-down interview with CNN since taking office. Harris was speaking just before a sequestered jury in Minnesota announced it had reached a verdict in the Ch...
(CNN) The US Capitol Police department has asked to keep the outer perimeter fence on Capitol Complex grounds, according to sources familiar with the request. Three sources told CNN that Capitol Police have asked the Capitol Police Board to approve keeping...
(CNN) While Americans who were out of work last year will get a federal income tax break on their unemployment benefits, some will still be hit with state taxes on all the compensation they received last year. The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passe...
Washington (CNN) Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed two bills tightening gun regulations into law on Monday, nearly a month after the mass shooting in Boulder , Colorado, left a police officer and nine others dead. Both measures were introduced bef...
(CNN) Montana Democrats are s uing the state over two bills signed into law Monday that add new restrictions to voting in the Big Sky state. "Montana has a long history of secure, transparent elections, setting a standard for the nation," Gianforte said in...
Washington (CNN) Top officials from the Biden administration's national security team will brief lawmakers from both parties about the decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan on Tuesday, sources told CNN. Secretary of State Tony Blinken, Secretary of D...
Washington (CNN) The Biden administration kicked off a 100-day effort on Tuesday to beef up cybersecurity in the nation's power grid, calling for industry leaders to install technologies that could thwart attacks on the electricity supply. The move follows...
Led by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg , America's political megadonors have plowed $3.4 billion into federal contests between January 2009 and December 2020, according to the report by Issue One. Bloomberg catapulted to the top of the list after sp...
(CNN) Three House Democrats were in Minnesota Monday participating in protests around the Derek Chauvin murder trial while the House of Representatives was in session back in Washington, DC. All three used a new option to vote by proxy to cast ballots remot...
Washington (CNN) Former President George W. Bush on Tuesday described the Republican Party as "isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist," his strongest and most direct criticism yet against his own party since leaving office in 2009. B...
The children, ages seven and 13, were discovered by Border Patrol agents patrolling the river on Thursday, according to US Border Patrol Del Rio Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero. The agents were on patrol in airboats when they came upon "small hand and footp...