Change country:
White House dances around a big contributor to climate change: agriculture
Biden wants to slash emissions by the end of the decade, but his administration is treading lightly when it comes to the farm industry.
Biden's sweeping climate goal comes down to one thing
The president wants a sprint to slash greenhouse gas output throughout the U.S. economy. But electricity is the only sector with a running start.
Opinion | Why Gun Control Is Now a Matter of National Security
Biden should seize on the rise of far-right militias to make an urgent new case for action.
1 h
Trump group teams with Texas in challenge to Biden immigration policies
A new suit alleges the administration is putting Americans at greater risk of Covid by allowing some migrants who illegally cross the border to be released in the U.S.
2 h
California public universities plan to require Covid-19 vaccines
2 h
HUD scraps Trump proposal on transgender access to single-sex homeless shelters
The Trump rule would have rolled back transgender protections included in HUD’s 2016 Equal Access rule, which mandated access to shelter based on a person’s self-expressed gender identity.
3 h
Judge orders third Proud Boys leader detained pending trial
Charles Donohoe is the latest to be locked up in recent days while fighting charges of conspiring to stop the certification of the 2020 election.
3 h
Convicted Mueller witness dropped $4M on unsuccessful commutation lobbying
Checking in on the firms with Trump ties — DeFazio lays out his infrastructure plans
3 h
CDC reassigns official who drew spotlight for pandemic warning
Nancy Messonnier is no longer the head of the agency's vaccine task force.
4 h
Yang accused of being 'out of touch' over LGBTQ comments
4 h
'Outrageous': Bank regulator lobbies for Trump-era rule, angering Democrats
Consumer watchdogs have warned that it could unleash predatory loans by enabling "payday" lenders to evade state interest rate caps.
4 h
Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill
The bill soared through the chamber despite Democrats' earlier fears of a Republican filibuster.
6 h
U.S. troops increasingly vulnerable to directed-energy attacks, Pentagon tells lawmakers
DoD briefers identified Russia as a likely culprit.
6 h
Unions warn Senate Democrats: Pass the PRO Act, or else
Losing unions’ support ahead of 2022 could be devastating to Democrats, who are looking to maintain — and, ideally, build on — their razor-thin majorities in the House and Senate in the upcoming midterm elections.
6 h
Capitol Police denies Lofgren claim they were focused only on anti-Trump forces on 1/6
A Capitol Police statement said a top lawmaker took a radio transmission, which said to focus on anti-Trump protesters, out of context.
6 h
Opinion | What the Irish Could Teach Navalny About Hunger Strikes
Martyrdom helped the Irish gain independence. It may not work the same way in Putin’s Russia.
6 h
Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have already rejected
It's significantly more narrow, focused primarily on transportation infrastructure, along with some other items like broadband and water projects.
7 h
D.C. statehood approved by House as Senate fight looms
The bill is certain to face GOP pushback, given that the proposed 51st state would be overwhelmingly Democratic.
7 h
RNC chair McDaniel floated possible Michigan governor run
The just-reelected party chair told committee members this week she's considered challenging Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
7 h
'The Supreme Court ruled in favor of scam artists,' FTC chief says after justices gut agency's powers
In a 9-0 ruling, the justices said the Federal Trade Commission cannot force companies that engage in wrongdoing to pay restitution to consumers.
8 h
Greta Thunberg: U.S. fossil fuel tax incentives a 'disgrace'
The Treasury Department has proposed eliminating some tax provisions used by oil, gas and coal producers to help pay for the infrastructure and climate plan.
8 h
Clyburn defends Pelosi, Waters over Chauvin trial rhetoric
The highest-ranking African American in Congress pushed back against criticism of his colleagues’ comments.
9 h
Biden’s top scientist met twice with Jeffrey Epstein. It’s now complicating his confirmation.
Eric Lander is the last of the Cabinet nominees who hasn’t been confirmed. His time at Harvard, where he met the convicted sex offender, is part of the reason why.
Biden’s CMS pick faces a stiff Senate test
Covid funeral claims are inundating FEMA — First in PULSE: House Dems revive sweeping drug price bill
Khan could see quick confirmation
Friction ahead for Schumer’s China plan — FCC to weigh proposal on foreign broadcasts
SCOOP: Russia eyed in directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops
House votes to cut off arms to Saudi Arabia — Colin Kahl’s nomination inches forward
D.C. statehood hits a snag in the Senate
The debt limit is back (kind of)
Some banks balk on climate push — Jobs increasingly hard to fill
POLITICO Playbook: The world’s most interesting Zoom meeting
And Senate Democrats reject Republicans' infrastructure proposal.