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NRA found liable in corruption case as jury says longtime leader Wayne LaPierre should repay $4.3 million

Sabrina Souza, Emma Tucker, CNN February 23, 2024

CNN -- A jury in a lawsuit brought by the New York Attorney General’s Office against the National Rifle Association found Friday that the gun rights group mismanaged charitable funds when it failed to...

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks at an event celebrating 100 days of House Republican rule at the Capitol Building April 17 in Washington, DC.
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GOP leaders reverse course and change debt limit plan in push to pass bill on Wednesday

CNN– House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and his top allies have reversed course and changed their bill for raising the nation’s borrowing limit – and agreed to make two major changes overnight in a bid...

President Joe Biden participates in a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in San Diego, California earlier this month.
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Biden issues his first veto on retirement investment resolution

Clare Foran and Betsy Klein, CNN March 20, 2023

CNN– President Joe Biden issued the first veto of his presidency Monday on a resolution to overturn a retirement investment rule that allows managers of retirement funds to consider the impact of climate...

Former President Donald Trump makes a speech as he attends the 2023 Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on March 4, 2023.
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Trump and GOP attempt to reverse course on mail-in voting ahead of 2024

Fredreka Schouten and Kristen Holmes, CNN March 15, 2023

CNN– After years of claiming mail-in voting is rife with fraud, some Republicans – including former President Donald Trump – are working to reverse course ahead of next year’s consequential presidential...

Zelensky urges top GOP lawmakers to consider new weapons wish list

Alayna Treene and Zachary Cohen, CNN February 25, 2023

(CNN) -- As some outspoken Republican lawmakers threaten to block future aid to Ukraine, a small group of House GOP members that traveled to the country this week vowed to consider a list of key weapons...

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FIRST ON CNN: DOJ officially decides not to charge Matt Gaetz in sex-trafficking probe

Paula Reid, CNN February 15, 2023

CNN—  The Justice Department has informed lawyers for at least one witness that it will not bring charges against Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz after a years-long federal sex-trafficking investigation,...

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Biden and McCarthy hold high-stakes first one-on-one meeting ahead of debt limit fight

Clare Foran and Maegan Vazquez, CNN February 1, 2023

 CNN— President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are meeting on Wednesday – the first such gathering since the California Republican won the speakership after Republicans took over the House...

Democrats beat Trump-backed GOP candidates in liberal states

Sara Burnett, Jill Colvin, and Will Weisstert November 8, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats easily repelled Republicans backed by former President Donald Trump in several left-leaning states Tuesday, while tougher tests that could decide control of Congress and...

Democrats aspire to flip US Senate seat in solid red Ohio

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press November 8, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coveted open seat in the U.S. Senate has sparked a closer-than-expected faceoff to be decided Tuesday between Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and Republican "Hillbilly Elegy" author...

President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, at the Ronald Reagan Building, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Washington.

GOP states sue Biden administration over student loan plan

Seung Min Kim, Associated Press September 29, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration in an effort to halt its plan to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans, accusing it of overstepping...

Ohio Supreme Court again scraps GOP-drawn Statehouse maps

Julie Carr Smyth Associated Press February 7, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Monday rejected a second set of Ohio Statehouse district maps that retained strong Republican majorities as gerrymandered — and sent them back for a...

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Texas abortion legislation may affect the future of Ohio policies

Annie Zwisler Managing Editor October 6, 2021

Republican officials in many states are pushing for stricter abortion laws after Texas passed one of the most controversial and restrictive abortion laws in the country. The Texas law, known as Senate...

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