Steve Bannon surrenders to authorities and is expected to face New York State charges related to the border wall fundraising effort

CNN — Steve Bannon turned himself in to authorities on Thursday morning and is expected to face New York State Fees linked to an effort to raise money to finance the construction of a wall along the southern border of the United States. Former Donald Trump aide is expected to plead not guilty on Thursday … Read more

West Point displays Ku Klux Klan plaque at entrance to Science Building, congressional naming commission says

CNN — West Point, the United States Military Academy, has a plaque with the name Ku Klux Klan writing and a hooded figure displayed at the entrance to Bartlett Hall, the science center on the campus of the military academy, according to a new report from the Congress Naming Commission. The Commission, which was created … Read more

Maxwell Frost: Gen Z candidate to win Democratic nomination in Florida’s 10th district, CNN projects

CNN — Maxwell Frost, a 25-year-old community organizer, will win the Democratic nomination in Florida’s 10th congressional districtCNN projects, and could become the first member of Generation Z elected to Congress. He beat out a crowded field of candidates seeking to replace the Democratic representative. Val Demings in an Orlando-based district, including state senator Randolph … Read more

Lindsey Graham: Federal judge won’t stay ruling that senator must appear before grand jury

CNN — A federal judge will not suspend her decision that Sen. Lindsey Graham is due to appear before the Fulton County Special Grand Jury investigating Republican efforts to overthrow the Results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. Graham had asked U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May on Thursday to suspend her earlier decision … Read more

Taiwan: A second delegation of the American Congress led by Ed Markey goes to Taipei

CNN — A US Congressional delegation led by Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey has arrived in Taipei for an unannounced two-day visit, the second US Congressional delegation to Taiwan this month. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi drew China’s ire when she became the first American speaker to visit in 25 years at a time when Washington-Beijing … Read more

FBI investigating ‘unprecedented’ number of threats against office following Mar-a-Lago raid

CNN — The FBI is investigating an ‘unprecedented’ number of threats to office personnel and property in the wake of search for former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, including some against officers listed in court records as being involved in the recent search, a law enforcement source told CNN. On Friday, the names of the … Read more

Three takeaways from the Vermont, Wisconsin and Michigan primaries

Oconomowoc, Wis. CNN — Vermont is on track to send a woman to congress for the first time, as the game unfolds in a Wisconsin Senate race that could be one of the most competitive this year midterm elections. And in Minnesota, meanwhile, progressive “team” member Representative Ilhan Omar survived a surprisingly close contest for … Read more

Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ continues as Democrats watch finish line for sweeping climate and health care bill

CNN — The Senate continues to work on a series of back-to-back amendment votes on Sunday as Democrats hope to pass their extensive healthcare and climate program. The amendment process, known on Capitol Hill like a “vote-a-ramabegan Saturday night shortly after 11:30 p.m. ET. A final vote on the bill will take place at the … Read more

Indiana becomes first state after Roe to pass law banning most abortions

CNN — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb on Friday signed a bill banning most abortions – the first state to pass a restrictive law against the procedure since Roe v. Wade was canceled earlier this summer. The Indiana House and Senate passed the GOP-sponsored bill earlier Friday. The bill would provide exceptions for cases where the … Read more

Kyrsten Sinema says she’ll ‘move forward’ on economic bill, putting Biden’s agenda close to Senate approval

Washington CNN — Senator Kyrsten Sinema offered critical support Thursday night for President Joe Biden’s National Agenda after party leaders agreed to change new tax proposals at her request, indicating she would ‘move forward’ on the Democrats’ sweeping economic package that has been the product of intensive negotiations for more than a year . Sinema’s … Read more