A US Senate delegation led by Republican leader Mitch McConnell met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv

A US Senate delegation led by Republican leader Mitch McConnell met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Biden goes on the defensive over inflation and gas prices as he tries to shift the focus to Republicans

CNN — President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed the Covid-19 pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine for troubling economic news as he and his administration went on the defensive over mounting inflation and rising gas prices. The President’s speech at the White House was advertised by his advisers as being focused on his plan to … Read more

Gillibrand says abortion rights supporters are in the ‘biggest fight of a generation’

Washington CNN — Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York said Sunday that supporters of abortion rights are in “the biggest fight of a generation” after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision legalizing abortion nationwide. “Every one of us is standing up, speaking out, … Read more

2022 Midterms: Election season starts now

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — The midterm elections won’t take place until November, but the primaries that begin in earnest on Tuesday will frame Americans’ choices on which direction the country takes. Will Democrats move to … Read more

Former Sen. Orrin Hatch dies at 88

CNN — Former Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator in US history, died in Salt Lake City on Saturday at the age of 88. Hatch, the former Senate president pro tempore, served in the chamber for 42 years from 1977 to 2019. The Hatch Foundation confirmed his death in a release, which did … Read more

Opinion: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s ugly accusation points to a dangerous trend in the GOP

Editor’s Note: Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York and author of the book “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind.” Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely her own. View more opinion articles on CNN. CNN — When a sitting US congresswoman gives oxygen … Read more

At DC roast, NH’s GOP governor skewers Trump as ‘crazy’

GOP Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire said Donald Trump is “crazy” and joked that if the former Republican president was admitted to a mental hospital, he’s not getting out By AAMER MADHANI Associated Press April 3, 2022, 5:01 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — GOP Gov. … Read more

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson faces more questions during third day of confirmation hearings

CNN — President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, is facing another round of questions from lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee during the third day of her historic confirmation hearings. So far during the hearings, Jackson has defended her record amid sharp questioning from Republican senators on her judicial philosophy, her legal … Read more

6 takeaways from the Texas primaries

Laredo, Texas CNN — Two of the biggest names in Texas politics could be headed to overtime in their efforts to fend off primary challengers. Texas kicked off the nation’s 2022 midterm election calendar Tuesday, holding the nation’s first primaries. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott easily defeated two vocal but poor-performing rivals and is now set … Read more