Debt ceiling: House OKs bill to avoid default, sends Biden-McCarthy deal to Senate
The House has approved the debt ceiling and budget cuts package, sending it to the Senate. President Joe Biden negotiated the deal with Speaker Kevin McCarthy to avert a U.S. default crisis.
Former Vice President Pence expected to launch White House campaign next week, joining Trump in 2024 race
The field of Republican presidential contenders continues to grow, with former Vice President Mike Pence joining former President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, and others, in the 2024 White House race
What's next on debt ceiling: Congress has little time to approve deal before default deadline
Lawmakers are not expected to return to work from the Memorial Day weekend before Tuesday, at the earliest.
Debt ceiling talks 'closer to an agreement,' stuck on work requirements for food aid
The US could default on its debt obligations by June 5 if lawmakers don't act in time.
Debt ceiling deadline extended to June 5 as Congress breaks for holiday
An upbeat President Joe Biden says a deal to resolve the government’s debt ceiling crisis seems “very close."
Friends to foes: How Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis’ relationship crumbled through the years
The once-friendly relationship began to break down as Donald Trump viewed the Florida governor as a threat to his chances of returning to the White House.
Lawmakers look to loosen child labor laws, even in bars and on school nights
In Wisconsin, Republican lawmakers are backing a proposal to allow 14-year-olds to serve alcohol in bars and restaurants.
Indiana doctor who provided abortion for 10-year-old girl to face discipline hearing
The hearing comes after Indiana's attorney general accused Dr. Caitlin Bernard of violating state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to police and federal patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment.
Kevin McCarthy's Republicans push debt ceiling talks to brink, lawmakers leaving town for weekend
Legislators are just days out from a possible devastating debt default if Congress fails to act to raise the borrowing limit. The fallout could hurl the global economy into chaos.
Debt ceiling talks stuck, sides 'far apart' as June 1 deadline nears
A defiant House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the debt ceiling standoff is “not my fault" after he sent Republican negotiators to the White House to finish out debt limit talks.
Who is running for president in 2024? Meet the candidates
From a former president to a current president, here’s all the people who have launched campaigns to win the White House in 2024.
Poem written for Biden's inauguration banned by Florida school
"I'm gutted," the former Youth Poet Laureate said. "Robbing children of the chance to find their voices in literature is a violation of their right to free thought and free speech."
Who would be hit the hardest by a US debt default?
Social Security benefits, veteran payments are more are on the line in the ongoing debt-ceiling debacle.
Gov. Ron DeSantis to announce candidacy for president Wednesday on Twitter: sources
Sources familiar confirmed to Fox News that the two-term governor will declare that he's candidate for president on Wednesday during a conversation with Elon Musk on Twitter.
Nebraska governor signs abortion ban, restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors
Under the law signed by Gov. Jim Pillen, the abortion ban starts immediately, and restrictions on gender-affirming care begins on Oct. 1.
Debt ceiling: No agreement yet, but Biden, McCarthy say they're optimistic after meeting
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy say they and their lead negotiators have had a productive meeting at the White House on the impasse over the government's debt ceiling.
Biden gets low approval ratings on economy, guns and more in latest AP-NORC poll
Public approval of Biden’s handling of the economy remains low in a time of high inflation, a difficult housing market and concerns about a potential U.S. government debt default.
Debt ceiling explained: Why it's a struggle, how the impasse could end
Negotiations are continuing over raising the nation's debt ceiling and mere days before the government could reach a “hard deadline” and run out of cash to pay its bills.
Debt ceiling talks resume Sunday after Biden says GOP must move off 'extreme' positions
GOP lawmakers are holding tight to demands for sharp spending cuts, rejecting the alternatives proposed by the White House for reducing deficits.
George Santos becomes treasurer of his own campaign following indictment
The embattled congressman pleaded not guilty to federal charges on May 10, hours after a 13-count indictment was unsealed against him.