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Abortion, women's rights grow as priorities: AP-NORC poll
Abortion, women's rights grow as priorities: AP-NORC poll

A new poll finds a growing percentage of Americans calling out abortion or women's rights as priorities for the government in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Biden backs filibuster exception to protect abortion access

Biden backs filibuster exception to protect abortion access

President Joe Biden says he would support an exception to the Senate filibuster to protect access to abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a North Carolina case that could dramatically change the way elections for Congress and the presidency are conducted.

Israeli PM Bennett won't run in upcoming election

Israeli PM Bennett won't run in upcoming election

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says he will not run in upcoming elections, after he led a broad but fragile coalition government that came unraveled barely a year after taking office.

Vega's leaked audio creates controversy at beginning of Seventh District race

Vega's leaked audio creates controversy at beginning of Seventh District race

Controversial comments about rape and pregnancy from Yesli Vega are already igniting what promised to be a heated race in the Seventh Congressional District of Virginia.

Election 2022: Abortion is central in 1st post-Roe primaries

Election 2022: Abortion is central in 1st post-Roe primaries

Tuesday marks the first elections since the Supreme Court revoked a woman's constitutional right to an abortion.

Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise to Biden

Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise to Biden

The House has sent President Joe Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades.

Busy day in Washington with Supreme Court ruling, Senate pushing forward gun safety legislation

Busy day in Washington with Supreme Court ruling, Senate pushing forward gun safety legislation

The Senate's Gun Control Safety Legislation passed on a 65-34 vote count on Thursday to end the Republican filibuster.

States with strict gun-permitting laws consider next steps

States with strict gun-permitting laws consider next steps

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a New York state law that had restricted who could obtain a permit to carry a gun in public.

Vega reacts to win, talks about upcoming match race against Spanberger

Vega reacts to win, talks about upcoming match race against Spanberger

Yesli Vega has clinched the GOP nomination, capturing nearly 29 percent of the votes in the primary, and will run against incumbent Abigail Spanberger in November.

Biden calls for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

Biden calls for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

President Joe Biden is calling on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months.

New poll asks Americans about Jan. 6 hearings and more

New poll asks Americans about Jan. 6 hearings and more

Quinnipiac University released the results of a new national poll on Wednesday.

General election set with new GOP nominee Yesli Vega

General election set with new GOP nominee Yesli Vega

It was a crowded field in the GOP primary race for the Seventh Congressional District.

CNN: Vega beats Anderson, other Republicans in primary

CNN: Vega beats Anderson, other Republicans in primary

CNN project Yesli Vega will win the Republican nomination and run against incumbent Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger.

Kiggans snags GOP nomination to face Virginia's Rep. Luria

Kiggans snags GOP nomination to face Virginia's Rep. Luria

State senator and Navy veteran Jen Kiggans has won the Republican nomination in Virginia's coastal 2nd Congressional District.

Senators say agreement on gun violence compromise is at hand

Senators say agreement on gun violence compromise is at hand

Senate bargainers say they have an agreement at hand on a bipartisan gun violence bill.

Republicans heading to polls to vote on who will face Spanberger in General Election

Republicans heading to polls to vote on who will face Spanberger in General Election

Central Virginia has one of five congressional districts that have primaries on Tuesday.

Youngkin, Hudson react to new state budget

Youngkin, Hudson react to new state budget

The budget does include a reduction in taxes and major investments in education, but it does not have the gas tax holiday.

Georgia's Raffensperger among witnesses for next 1/6 hearing

Georgia's Raffensperger among witnesses for next 1/6 hearing

The House Jan. 6 committee is expected to hear testimony from Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger about the extraordinary pressure he faced from former President Donald Trump.

GOP hopes to carry Virginia success into U.S. House races

GOP hopes to carry Virginia success into U.S. House races

A GOP sweep of Virginia's 2021 statewide elections has helped energize the Republican field in two of the country's most competitive U.S. House races.

D.C. mayor's race reflects Democratic dilemma over policing

D.C. mayor's race reflects Democratic dilemma over policing

Mayor Muriel Bowser is trying to fend off two challengers from the District of Columbia Council who accuse her of mishandling public safety issues and criticize her push to hire more police officers.

Israel to dissolve parliament, call 5th election in 3 years

Israel to dissolve parliament, call 5th election in 3 years

Israel's weakened coalition government has announced that it will dissolve parliament and call new elections.

Facebook removes GOP Senate candidate's 'RINO hunting' video

Facebook removes GOP Senate candidate's 'RINO hunting' video

Facebook has removed a campaign video by Republican Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Eric Greitens that shows him brandishing a shotgun and declaring that he's hunting RINOs.

Jan. 6 committee setting its sights on Pence, Ginni Thomas

Jan. 6 committee setting its sights on Pence, Ginni Thomas

Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot said Sunday they may subpoena former Vice President Mike Pence.

Lawmakers must decide on Youngkin's proposals before July 1

Lawmakers must decide on Youngkin's proposals before July 1

State lawmakers were back in Richmond on Friday for a one-day session to consider Governor Glenn Youngkin's proposed changes to the state budget.

GOP, Dem Senate bargainers divided over gun deal details

GOP, Dem Senate bargainers divided over gun deal details

Democratic and Republican senators are at odds over how to keep firearms from dangerous people.