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Santos steps down from House panels amid ethics issues

The questions surrounding Santos go beyond his misrepresentations to voters to include whether his congressional campaign followed the law in its reporting to the Federal Election Commission. There have been lingering questions about irregularities in his campaign committee's financial reports and the source of Santos’ wealth.

Half a century after its passage, lawmakers try again to enshrine the Equal Rights Amendment

Representative Ayanna Pressley is the first Black woman in the House to introduce such a resolution in the history of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Beth Teitell

Local mom denies having classified documents; welcomes FBI raid to prove she’s not hiding stuff from family

With classified documents popping up all over, regular people are starting to worry: what if they’re found at my house, too?


Sununu says he’s considering a run for president. But that might not be his real plan.

It’s not a crazy idea for New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu to run for president. But if he were to run, it would be a uniquely complicated proposition, pretty much unlike that of any other politician in America.

Black Americans are much more likely to face tax audits, study finds

The findings document discrimination in the computer algorithms the agency uses to determine who is selected for an audit, according to the study by economists.

Vice President Kamala Harris will attend Tyre Nichols’ funeral, White House says

Vice President Kamala Harris was invited to attend the funeral services Wednesday by Nichols’ mother and stepfather, RowVaughn Wells and Rodney Wells, according to Harris’s press secretary

Biden highlights grant for Hudson tunnel, takes aim at GOP

President Biden on Tuesday showcased a $292 million mega grant that will be used to help build a new rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, part of a broader effort to draw a contrast between his economic vision and that of Republicans.

Representative George Santos is stepping down from committees amid ethics issues

Representative George Santos has faced numerous calls for his resignation and is facing multiple investigations by prosecutors over his personal and campaign finances and lies about his resume and family background.