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Government shutdown nears as Congress continues negotiations

The White House is seen on June 24. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Along with other government agencies, the White House sent a message to its staff with the critical logistical instructions…

The consequences of old, powerful politicians refusing to let go

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  Most people don’t want to work…

Kevin McCarthy critics weigh push to oust him but lack candidate who can win majority vote

CNN  —  Conservative hardliners have started to float potential alternative candidates should House Speaker Kevin McCarthy be ousted, as internal frustration with the California Republican has grown, according to four…

What to watch for during Joe Biden’s first impeachment inquiry hearing

CNN  —  House Republicans hold their first impeachment hearing Thursday, to start publicly making their case after struggling for months to tie President Joe Biden to his son’s foreign business…

White supremacist leader pleads guilty to threatening New York journalist

Washington CNN  —  The leader of White supremacist group pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to conspiring to threaten a Brooklyn-based journalist, the US attorney’s office for the eastern district…

2 Michigan fake electors ask judge to drop charges, citing state AG’s claim they’re ‘brainwashed’

CNN  —  Two fake GOP electors in Michigan asked a judge this week to dismiss their charges, arguing that state Attorney General Dana Nessel conceded that they didn’t have criminal…

Supreme Court returns for first private meeting of the term amid even more controversy

CNN  —  The Supreme Court returns to Washington to face a new term and the fresh reality that critics increasingly view the court as a political body. In the wake…

Bob Menendez remains defiant amid bribery charges

CNN  —  Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey remained defiant on Monday after being indicted on bribery charges at the end of last week, saying he believes he will…

Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson defends herself in first post-testimony TV interview

CNN  —  Cassidy Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide who delivered bombshell testimony to the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, defended the anecdotes she recounted under oath…

Rep. Andy Kim announces he’ll run against NJ Sen. Bob Menendez in wake of his indictment

CNN  —  New Jersey Democratic Rep. Andy Kim announced Saturday that he’ll run next year against Sen. Bob Menendez in the wake of the senator’s indictment and refusal to step…