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With his approval rating around 42-percent, Biden approached the end of his first year in the Oval Office with inflation soaring, COVID-19 raging, and his legislative agenda stalled on Capitol Hill.

Biden vowed to do more for Black Americans. For some, it’s too little too late.

As he enters his second year in office, President Joe Biden said he would make a stronger push for voting rights: more travel, more vitriol, more "making the case" for what happens if voters continue to support Democrats.

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Sotomayor blasts Supreme Court over handling of Texas abortion case

Calling it a “disaster for the rule of law,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a blistering dissent on Thursday after the high court rejected the latest request from Texas abortion providers to intervene.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) walked to the Senate subway at the US Capitol in Washington on Jan. 19, 2022.

McConnell backs effort to overhaul electoral vote count law

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is backing efforts to rework a law on certifying electoral votes as a bipartisan group of senators considers changes aimed at preventing maneuvers deployed by some Republicans last year to challenge the 2020 election results.

Then-President Donald Trump with Fox News host Sean Hannity at a political rally on the final day of campaigning before the midterm elections, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Nov. 5, 2018.

After Jan. 6, Sean Hannity advised Trump: ‘No more stolen election talk’

Documents disclosed Thursday showed in vivid detail just how closely Sean Hannity had worked with White House aides in a fervent, if brief, effort to persuade Donald Trump to abandon his false claims about voter fraud after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

President Biden left a meeting with Senate Democrats last week.

The Senate failed to pass voting rights legislation. Where does that leave Democrats?

Massachusetts Representative Katherine Clark and other Democrats are trying to regroup, with an eye to the midterms.

Senator Mitch McConnell gestured during a news conference on Wednesday night.

Mitch McConnell says Black people vote at similar rates to ‘Americans’

The Senate minority leader’s comment underscored the concerns of voting rights advocates that Republicans across the country are explicitly seeking to disenfranchise Black voters.

Ivanka Trump.

Jan. 6 committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump

The committee sent a letter Thursday to Ivanka Trump requesting a meeting to discuss her father's actions, including a telephone call they say she witnessed as he tried to pressure Mike Pence to reject the 2020 election results, among other issues.

Biden began his remarks with the Infrastructure Implementation Task Force by talking about Russian aggression against Ukraine and finished by discussing his administration's effort to implement the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Ukrainian officials accused of helping Russia sanctioned by US

The US Treasury Department levied new sanctions Thursday against four Ukrainian officials, including two current members of parliament who administration officials say are part of a Russian influence effort to set the pretext for further invasion of Ukraine.