When President Joe Biden speaks about the “scourge” of gun violence, his go-to answer is to zero in on so-called assault weapons. America has heard it hundreds of times, including this week after shootings in Colorado and Virginia: The president wants to sign into law a ban on high-powered guns that have the capacity to
Control of Congress
Photo: U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Calif., participates in a ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, on May 19, 2020 The outcome in a string of closely matched California U.S. House races that could play into control of the chamber remained unsettled Friday, as millions of ballots remained uncounted in the nation’s most populous state.
Updated: U.S. House: Redistricting, midterm malaise tighten congressional races in Arizona – Cronkite News
Photo: Greg Stanton during the watch party for Arizona Democrats at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel on Nov. 8, 2022, in Phoenix. (Photo by Mary Grace Grabill/Cronkite News) Unofficial early returns Tuesday night showed leads for Democrats Ruben Gallego, Greg Stanton and Raúl Grijalva of the 3rd, 4th and 7th Congressional Districts, respectively, in bids
Photo: Republican U.S. Sen.-elect JD Vance speaks during an election night party Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio Republicans inched closer to a narrow House majority Wednesday, while control of the Senate hinged on a few tight races in a midterm election that defied expectations of sweeping conservative victories driven by frustration over inflation
Republicans are eyeing major gains in Tuesday’s elections and appealing to supporters over the campaign’s final weekend to punish Democrats for high inflation and crime rates that have risen in some parts of the country. President Joe Biden and his two most recent Democratic White House predecessors warned that GOP victories could undermine the very
Photo: Bo Hines, Republican candidate for U.S. House District 13 from North Carolina, speaks to the crowd at former President Donald Trump’s rally, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Wilmington, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Seward, File) In the fast-growing suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina, the 13th District has emerged as one of the nation’s battlegrounds for congressional