Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) announced Friday that he will not seek another term after a court-ordered redistrictingmade his path to reelection harder and raised the possibility that he could run against a fellow Louisiana GOP lawmaker. “After much input from constituents, consultation with supporters, consensus from family, and guidance from the Almighty, it is clear that running for Congress this ...

BARI, Italy — President Biden on Friday wrapped up the final Group of Seven summit of his term and possibly his presidency, securing more funding and support for Ukraine amid concerns that the democratic alliance could weaken in coming months as many of its leaders face challenges from populist and far-right parties. U.S. officials said former president Donald Trump was ...

The first presidential debate of the 2024 general election season is set to take place in less than two weeks, and CNN, the network hosting the program, released on Saturday a set of rules for the event. President Biden and former president Donald Trump both previously agreed to participate in the CNN debate, set for June 27 in Atlanta, and ...

The Biden campaign raised $28 million ahead of a star-studded fundraiser in Los Angeles headlined by actors George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jimmy Kimmel and former president Barack Obama, a campaign official said Saturday. The massive haul — which surpasses the more than $25 million the campaign said it raised during a March fundraiser at New York’s Radio City Music Hall ...

Year in and year out, Congress finds a way to boostsalaries for most hard-working employees of the federal government. The House approved a Pentagon policy bill Friday that included a proposed 19.5 percent pay raise for junior members of the military. Earlier this year a massive spending bill allowed federal judges to receive raises worth at least $11,000, setting their ...

Liberals have been united in their anger against Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. following revelations that they say raise questions about the jurist’s ability to rule impartially on a pair of high-profile Jan. 6-related cases. But what to do about the controversies is another matter. The headline-grabbing accounts of politically charged flags at Alito’s homes and a secret ...

This spring, 24-year-old Eve Levenson returned to her alma mater, George Washington University, as the national youth engagement director for President Biden’s campaign. She was uncertain how she would be received. Levenson was worried that protesters might interrupt the political networking event she was keynoting, according to the then–president of the GW College Democrats. Anytime she visits a campus, Levenson ...

DETROIT — Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump repeated his characterization of Black communities as dangerous and depressed on Saturday, courting voters in a city he has called “hell” and “totally corrupt” as his campaign hopes incremental gains with Black voters could be decisive in swing states. “Look, the crime is most rampant right here and in African American communities,” Trump ...

President Biden and former president Barack Obama, along with first lady Jill Biden and a host of A-list Hollywood celebrities, gravely warned about the threat and unprecedented nature of a potential second Donald Trump term in a star-studded fundraiser on Saturday that the Biden campaign said raised more than $30 million. In a discussion moderated by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel ...

Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley posted an online tribute on Sunday to her father, who she said died on Father’s Day. “This morning I had to say goodbye to the smartest, sweetest, kindest, most decent man I have ever known,” Haley wrote on X. “He taught his kids the importance of faith, hard work, and grace.” The social media post ...