Government & Politics

Biden pitches big boosts in education and CDC spending in budget...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration released a key portion of its spending plan for the upcoming budget year Friday, calling for increasing money for...

U.S. gun violence an ‘international embarrassment,’ Biden says

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden on Thursday reiterated his call on Congress to pass stalled gun legislation reform but also outlined executive action he’s taking on...

Vaccine passport debate grows as Georgians leave COVID hibernation

The virus privacy debate is heating up as the U.S. government works with businesses to develop guidelines for requirements that employees and customers prove...

Biden administration to suggest model ‘red flag’ gun laws for states

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice is set to distribute model “red flag” legislation to states so they can enact laws to allow courts...

Quest for D.C. statehood finds new friends and foes: Other states

WASHINGTON — Congress had yet to even schedule a hearing on a measure granting statehood to the District of Columbia when a panel of...

New voter restrictions fit a long pattern

In this current debate about whether to expand or restrict voting, each side is probably spot on about the basic motivations of the politicians...

Trump rips Kemp for Georgia election overhaul that ‘didn’t go further’

A rift remains between former President Donald Trump and Gov. Brian Kemp even after the governor backed an overhaul of voting laws that responds...

No, Colorado voting laws aren’t more restrictive than Georgia’s

Colorado sports fans will get an unexpected treat at the expense of Atlanta Braves fans this summer when Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game comes...

State’s county election takeover in voting law ripe for abuse, critics...

Critics worry that a new Georgia law giving the State Election Board the authority to control county election operations could be misused to try...

The next big political battle in Georgia: Redistricting

As controversy swirls over the comprehensive new voting law that drastically alters Georgia’s election system, another battle with equally profound implications looms on the...
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