(WASHINGTON) -- Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg had sharp words for the Republicans opposing a bill codifying the right to same-sex marriages, urging them to support the legislation's passage in the Senate after it won bipartisan House approval. Buttigieg, the first openly gay person to be... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn wrote to President Joe Biden on Thursday raising questions about the timing of the Justice Department's antitrust probe into the PGA Tour. Earlier this week, a PGA Tour spokesperson told ABC News the organization was the subject of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took aim at Sesame Street's "Elmo" after the popular children's show puppet promoted COVID-19 vaccines for children on Twitter. A minute-long clip posted on the show's Twitter page showed Elmo speaking with his loving TV puppet dad, Louie,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Susan Collins of Maine plans to support the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, the nominee's first GOP supporter. "After reviewing Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's extensive record, watching much of her hearing testimony,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring the lower chamber back to Washington early from its scheduled recess to address the escalating situation in Afghanistan, which culminated in a deadly bombing at the Kabul airport Thursday... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe called on his GOP opponent Glenn Youngkin to cancel his appearance at and denounce what the 5th Congressional District Republican Party is calling an "election integrity regional rally," which coincides with the anniversary of the 1965... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Florida Rep. Val Demings is planning to run for U.S. Senate against Republican Sen. Marco Rubio next year, an adviser to Demings confirmed to ABC News Tuesday. Demings, 64, was one of about a dozen women President Joe Biden considered as his pick... Read More.