(CNN) President Joe Biden has picked Christine Wormuth to be the next secretary of the Army, the White House announced Monday, making her the first woman to hold the position if confirmed by the Senate. Wormuth previously served as under secretary of defens...
(CNN) Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley raised $3 million in the first quarter of 2021, a person familiar with his fundraising said -- a total that showcases how the Republican base is rewarding loyalty to former President Donald Trump. Hawley received more than 57...
(CNN) Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is planning to launch his Republican campaign for Senate this week -- and immediately become a front-runner in a race that could determine the future control of the chamber, according to people familiar with his...
(CNN) President Joe Biden on Monday called for "peace and calm" in the wake of Daunte Wright's fatal encounter with police in Minnesota, saying his death does not justify violence or looting. The President also said that he's awaiting a full investigation i...
Washington (CNN) The Biden administration recently decided to keep the Trump-appointed US ambassador on the job in Moscow for the foreseeable future, two senior administration officials told CNN, demonstrating a willingness to nurture areas of stability in...
"Gina has a track record over her career of bringing empirical rigor and fierce urgency to the fight for diversity and inclusion and in pushing for accountability," Blinken said Monday at the State Department. The diversity challenge at the State Department...
(CNN) Families who lost loved ones to Covid-19 can now get help with funeral expenses from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The agency launched on Monday a hotline -- 844-684-6333 -- to apply for up to $9,000 in assistance per burial. While FEMA has...
(CNN) US climate envoy John Kerry is traveling to China this week to discuss potential joint US-China efforts on climate change, according to two administration officials. Kerry's visit, less than a month after Biden administration officials sat down with C...
Washington, DC (CNN) President Joe Biden is expected on Monday to name Chris Inglis to the new position of national cyber director, an official familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. Inglis -- whose legal first name is John but who goes by Chris -- is a...
(CNN) President Joe Biden plans to nominate Tucson, Arizona, police chief Chris Magnus to serve as commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection and Ur Jaddou to serve as director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to four sources fami...
(CNN) The Biden administration has secured agreements for Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala to tighten their borders and stem the flow of migration, Special Assistant to the President for Immigration for the Domestic Policy Council Tyler Moran told MSNBC Mond...
(CNN) President Joe Biden will meet with a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Monday afternoon to discuss his roughly $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure proposal, as he faces united Republican opposition to the plan and pressure from Democrats to move withou...
(CNN) The Biden administration is standing down on a campaign promise to create a White House-led commission and instead moving forward with its efforts toward passing police reform through legislative channels. Rice's statement comes in the wake of another...
(CNN) President Joe Biden's German shepherd, Major, will receive training after two biting incidents involving workers at the White House, according to first lady Jill Biden's spokesman. "Major, the Bidens' younger dog, will undergo some additional training...
The backlog includes nearly half a million applicants who are "documentarily qualified" and ready for interviews, according to a recent legal filing by the State Department. Backlogs in some immigrant-visa categories are 50 or even 100 times higher than the...
By contrast, Biden's administration has quickened the pace of vaccinations, setting another 24-hour record for reported doses administered. Not a single Republican in Congress, for instance, voted for Biden's pandemic relief plan and the prospects for GOP b...
(CNN) Rep. Matt Gaetz, whom federal authorities are currently investigating for potential sex trafficking violations, was recently denied a meeting with Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate as the ex-President and his allies continue to distance themselves...
Washington (CNN) Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, called allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz "sickening" on Sunday, but stopped short of calling for the resignation of the Florida Republican, who's facing a federal investigation into sex...
(CNN) Congress will return to Washington this week with a host of problems to address -- but no clear legislative paths to resolve any of them. On immigration , the two parties are at sharp odds over what to do about the growing crisis at the Southern borde...
(CNN) Ramsey Clark, the former US attorney general and legal activist, has died at the age of 93, his granddaughter told CNN. Clark died Friday at his home in New York, his granddaughter Taylor Clark said. Clark served as attorney general in President Lyndo...