Drazan: Declare state of emergency for homeless crisis in OR

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor, Christine Drazan, on Monday called for declaring a state of emergency on homelessness in Oregon as she seeks to distinguish herself in...

Defeated GOP lawmaker sees 'dark and cynical' streak prevailing in politics

“We are dealing with a politics that does not reward substance, that does not reward, you know, reality.”

Republican lawmaker warns if party goes too far, abortion could hurt GOP in November

“Somewhere in the middle is where we’ve got to meet,” Rep. Nancy Mace said.

Russia in 'Tremendous' Military Difficulty in Ukraine War: Lange

German lawmaker Nico Lange said Saturday that significant aid from overseas has changed the power dynamic in the ongoing conflict.

Problematic or perilous: Brazil's environmental choice

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One president of Brazil built a giant dam that wrought tremendous damage in the Amazon rainforest. He slashed the size of a protected area to accommodate land grabbers. He...

Taiwanese shrug off China drills: "After a long time of this, everyone becomes numb to it"

LIUQIU ISLAND, Taiwan — Families collected shells on the beach and tourists took selfies at sunset on the tiny resort island of Liuqiu, less than six miles away from one of the "danger zones"...

Biden steps out of the room and finds legacy-defining wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over five decades in Washington, Joe Biden knew that the way to influence was to be in the room where it happens. But in the second year of his presidency, some of Biden’s most...

A look at Japan's efforts to counter supply chain disruptions, including investing in domestic production and...

TOKYO — It was the spring of 2021, and demand for new cars was spiking. But, as consumers, flush with savings amassed during the pandemic, rushed to dealerships around the world, one Japanese...

Key GOP lawmaker blasts Dem tax-and-spend bill

During an interview on "Mornings with Maria" Friday, House Financial Services Committee member Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, slammed Democrats' social spending and tax bill, arguing it will not...

GOP Rep. Peter Meijer says a Biden-Trump 2024 rematch would be a 'frustrating and depressing dynamic'

The Michigan lawmaker, one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, lost his primary election earlier this week.

Republicans' new student-debt relief plan will 'leave students and families worse off' and make loans 'harder to...

The GOP just countered Biden's student-loan forgiveness plans with a bill that would end existing relief. Rep. Bobby Scott said it's a bad idea.

Bull in a china shop': Ukrainian-born GOP lawmaker rankles colleagues with her aggressive criticism of Kyiv

Democrats reach deal to pass major climate bill after Sinema says yes

For the past week, just about everybody in Washington politics has been asking the same question: will Democratic senator Kyrsten Sinema vote for her party’s plan to fight climate change and lower...

GOP states plan all-out assault on woke banks over ESG policies

Republican state officials are readying plans to punish woke banks which push anti-fossil fuel policies and adhere to so-called environmental, social and governance standards. West Virginia...

The question vexing Democrats: Biden 2024? - POLITICO

They're not abandoning him. And many are thrilled about surprising election-year wins. But that doesn't mean every lawmaker in the president's party is cheering his reelection yet.

Taiwan cancels flights as China holds military drills

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan canceled airline flights Thursday as the Chinese navy fired artillery near the island in retaliation for a top American lawmaker’s visit, but the impact on shipments of...

U.S. Senate panel seeks legislative path to avoid repeat of Jan. 6 violence

By Rose Horowitch and David Morgan WASHINGTON - A U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday took up proposals to reform federal election law, aiming to avoid a repeat of the violence of Jan. 6, 2021, when...

North Dakota infrastructure fund on track due to oil rebound

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A major spending initiative aimed at infrastructure projects outside western North Dakota’s oil patch is on pace to be fully funded for the first time since the Legislature...

GOP lawmaker aims to force Dem states to allow fracking

FIRST ON FOX: Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., unveiled a bill Wednesday seeking to force states to allow hydraulic fracturing by tying federal funds to the method of fossil fuel extraction. States...

Pelosi leaves Taiwan, ending controversial visit

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi departed Taiwan on Wednesday, concluding a highly-watched visit to the self-governing island that the senior Democrat said underscored the U.S.' "commitment to...

Asia Markets Wary After Turbulence of Pelosi’s Taiwan Trip

Investors across the region were in a cautious mood on Wednesday following China’s furious reaction to the US lawmaker’s visit to Taiwan The post Asia Markets Wary After Turbulence of Pelosi’s...

Pelosi's trip to Taiwan is like 'pouring salt in an open wound for China', Stephen Roach says

The top U.S. lawmaker met Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday in a highly controversial visit that has angered Beijing.

Pelosi's trip to Taiwan is like 'pouring salt in an open wound for China', Stephen Roach says

The top U.S. lawmaker met Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday in a highly controversial visit that has angered Beijing.

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan despite China's threats, becoming the highest-ranking US lawmaker to travel there in 25 years

China warned its military would not "sit idly by" if Pelosi visited Taiwan amid already soaring tensions between Washington and Beijing.

An election in Kansas is the first post-Roe test for abortion rights

Savannah Stalker of Topeka, Kansas, listens to a speaker outside the Kansas Statehouse during a rally to protest the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade on June 24. | Charlie Riedel/AP A...

GOP headache: Kansas poised for independent bid for governor

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A hard-right Kansas lawmaker who has clashed with Republican leaders was poised Monday to win a spot on the November ballot as an independent candidate for governor, helped by...

Dem Sen. Sinema's views on economic bill remain shrouded

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's views remained a mystery Monday as party leaders eyed votes later this week on their emerging economic legislation and both parties pointed to...

Across the country, Republican primaries feature candidates who deny outcome of 2020 election

An Arizona lawmaker endorsed by former President Donald Trump and another lawmaker who also believes the 2020 election should be overturned are among four Republicans vying to be the top election...

Top election official races feature deniers of 2020 results

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona lawmaker endorsed by former President Donald Trump who attended the Jan. 6, 2021, rally that preceded the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol and another lawmaker who...

US Lawmaker Demands Answers From Apple and Google on Measures Against Fake Crypto Apps

U.S. lawmaker demands answers from Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai about their measures against fake cryptocurrency apps. “Millions of Americans use mobile apps to invest in...

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