• Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

These redistricting fights could determine which party controls the House

CNN  —  Around the country, politicians are waging high-stakes battles over new congressional lines that could influence which party controls the US House of Representatives after the 2024 election. In…

Who is Rep. Mike Johnson, the new House speaker?

Washington CNN  —  Rep. Mike Johnson, the new speaker of the House, has been a vocal supporter of former President Donald Trump and was a key congressional figure in the…

21 US service members suffered minor injuries in recent drone attacks, Pentagon says

CNN  —  A total of 21 US service members reported “minor injuries” as a result of drone and rocket attacks on coalition military bases in Iraq and Syria last week,…

Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana elected speaker of the House

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries embraces Rep. Mike Johnson after becoming US House speaker in the House Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023.  Ting Shen/Bloomberg/Getty…

Mike Johnson set to take fight for speakership to House floor amid GOP leadership crisis

CNN  —  Rep. Mike Johnson is set to take his fight for the speakership to the House floor on Wednesday, a pivotal moment for House Republicans that comes amid uncertainty…

Takeaways from Michael Cohen’s long-awaited faceoff with Trump in court

CNN  —  Michael Cohen said he had a “heck of a reunion” Tuesday with his former boss Donald Trump when he testified against the former president at his New York…

House Republicans vote on speaker nomination

Rep. Carlos Gimenez, who once pronounced himself OK – Only Kevin – is not so “only” anymore. The Florida Republican is now OK with fellow Floridian Rep. Byron Donalds, who he…

Larry Hogan latest to pull back from Harvard over student groups’ anti-Israel letter

CNN  —  Former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday became the latest notable figure to pull back from Harvard after student groups there signed a statement blaming Israel for the…

Mideast crisis will test whether Biden can make experience an asset

CNN  —  The escalating confrontation between Israel and Hamas is offering President Joe Biden a crucial opportunity to begin flipping the script on one of his most glaring vulnerabilities in…

Two Trump co-defendants plead guilty. What next?

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  With the frightening Israel-Hamas war and…