Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez praised the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill as a 'progressive victory'
"If it wasn't for progressives in the House, we probably would be stuck with that tiny, pathetic bipartisan bill alone," Ocasio-Cortez said.
Tucker Carlson compares COVID-19 vaccine question to being asked if he has HIV or what his favorite sexual position is
Carlson has repeatedly promoted misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines from his massive primetime Fox News platform.
Biden says US and Germany are launching climate and energy partnership including joint plans to slash carbon emissions
"Communism is a failed system, and I don't see socialism as a very useful substitute, but that's another story," Biden also said regarding Cuba.
The White House isn't letting Facebook off the hook for allowing misinformation to spread on its platforms
"Facebook needs to move more quickly to remove violative posts," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
Beatty, who serves as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, urged lawmakers to pass legislation to expand voting rights.
How some families can get stimulus checks worth up to $3,200 in backpay through Biden's child tax credit rollout
Eligible, non-tax filing families who missed out on 3 direct payments over the past year can receive it if they sign up for the Biden child benefit.
Pence refused to leave the Capitol during the January 6 riot despite Secret Service agents urging him to evacuate, saying, 'I'm not getting in the car': book
"We can't let the world see that our process of confirming the next president can be delayed," Pence said, according to a new book.
Matt Gaetz's campaign paid $25K to a Manhattan criminal defense lawyer who represented Jeffrey Epstein, new records show
Rep. Matt Gaetz paid criminal defense attorney Marc Fernich $25K in June, records show. Fernich lists Jeffrey Epstein among his "notable clients."
Trump says he might be 'the greatest star maker of all time' but some of his stars 'are actually made of garbage'
"Many say I am the greatest star-maker of all time. But some of the stars I produced are actually made of garbage," he said amid a wave of new books.
'This has to stop': Ivanka Trump repeatedly tried to convince Trump to tell his supporters to leave the Capitol on January 6, book says
"I'm going down to my dad. This has to stop," Ivanka Trump told her aides after she saw the mob breach the Capitol, according to a new book.
Trump says he has no financial interests in Russia. Here's a run-down of the decades his businesses have spent trying make his mark there.
Former President Donald Trump has a long, complex history of attempting to break into the real estate world in Russia.
Trump recorded 3 takes of his January 6 video, 'veering off the script' each time, upcoming book says
"You're very special," Trump told the Capitol rioters in his final take. Per the new book, "the version released was the most palatable option."
A top Wall Street analyst lays out why Schumer's legalization bill isn't a slam dunk for US cannabis companies
There are elements of the proposal that could both help and hurt current cannabis companies, Cantor analyst Pablo Zuanic said.
The documents show how Pence has been spending taxpayer cash since leaving the White House in January.
An upcoming book reveals that Milley, the US's top general, was seriously afraid that Trump would lead a coup after losing the 2020 election.
Leaked Kremlin documents reportedly show Putin wanted to sow chaos in the US by supporting Trump. He succeeded.
Russian President Putin capitalized on the divisiveness of US politics and sowed dissent to further those divides. It was a resounding success.
"I was raised by the biggest kraut of them all," Trump said while pointing to a framed photograph of his father, Fred Trump, a new book says.
Trump fumes at damning anecdotes in deluge of post-presidency books, many of which he voluntarily gave interviews for, report says
Several bombshell books and excerpts have revealed shocking new details about Trump's COVID-19 response and efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Fox News host Jesse Watters defends Native American 'battlefield' comments: 'Not all fights are fair'
"It wasn't even the main point, but the history of the world is a clash of civilizations," Watters told Insider in an exclusive interview.
The government is sending up to $300 monthly checks to families with kids starting today. Democrats want to make it permanent as a new form of Social Security.
The Biden stimulus benefit is the US's inaugural version of guaranteed income geared to children. Millions could get direct payments every month.
Leaked Kremlin documents described Trump as an 'impulsive, mentally unstable and unbalanced individual': report
The Kremlin thought Trump would advance Russia's strategic objectives by inducing "social turmoil" in the US, the documents appear to show.
Fox News hosts talk Biden, Critical Race Theory, and vaccines to mark the 10th anniversary of 'The Five': Q&A
Hosts Dana Perino and Jesse Watters sat down with Insider to discuss the show's "family dinner" vibe, outlier ratings, and occasional controversies.
Breyer is facing pressure to step down. Progressive groups and some congressional lawmakers want Biden to appoint his successor.
Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect says admin sources tell him "Biden is likely to name a new Fed chair." We should hope his sources are wrong.
Pelosi feared Trump might use nuclear weapons in his last days in office, and asked a top general how stop it, book says
Nancy Pelosi sought reassurances from Gen. Mark Milley that Trump would not be free to deploy nuclear weapons in the wake of Jan 6, a new books says.
Arizona county will spend $3 million to replace voting machines tainted by the state Senate's unnecessary election audit
Maricopa County will buy new voting equipment and destroy the old machines that were subpoenaed for the audit, The Arizona Republic reported.
Republican leaders are championing COVID-19 shots as red states struggle with vaccination rates and the Delta variant rips across the US
Three senior Republicans have spoken up about the need to get COVID-19 shots. One said the politicization of vaccination was "an outrage."
According to leaked papers said to be from the Kremlin, Putin approved an audacious bid to help Trump win power, anticipating chaos in the US.
Jared Kushner said Trump put Pence in charge of the US coronavirus response because 'he didn't have anything else to do,' book says
A new book by two Washington Post reporters sheds light on Trump's thinking when he installed Pence as his coronavirus czar.
The Guardian reported that Kremlin documents it obtained appeared to support rumors that Russia possessed damaging information about Trump.
President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his private residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on July 7. Dimitri Hérard is now in police custody.
Jared Kushner searched 'how do you caucus' when Trump fans approached him and Ivanka for help at the 2016 Iowa caucuses, book says
A new book says Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump did not know how to advise supporters who wanted to help Trump at the 2016 Iowa caucuses.
The Capitol riot suspect pictured dangling from the Senate gallery has pleaded guilty and is ready to flip on others
Josiah Colt will cooperate with FBI in the hopes of reducing his sentence for his part in the Capitol riot, The Washington Post reported.
Trump privately complained that he should have lowered the White House flag for the slain Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt, report says
Ashli Babbitt, a Trump supporter and QAnon believer, was fatally shot by a police officer as she stormed the US Capitol on January 6.
Reddit's Alexis Ohanian compared Facebook to Marvel villain Thanos, saying its growth is 'inevitable' unless the government intervenes
Ohanian said nothing will "stop the march of" Big Tech, and that Facebook's growth specifically is inevitable unless the US regulators step in.
The man suspected of masterminding the Haiti assassination told police he didn't know anything about the attack, report says, as his brother claims he was framed
"He doesn't know. He doesn't know. This is what he said since the day authorities interviewed him," a source told CNN of Christian Sanon.
Allen Weisselberg retains a powerful role at one of Trump's Scottish golf courses, despite being ousted from the other
Allen Weisselberg was still named at Trump's Turnberry resort as of July 15, after being removed from other roles across the Trump business empire.
Liz Cheney smacked GOP Rep. Jim Jordan's hand away when he tried to escort her during the Capitol riot, telling him, 'You f---ing did this,' book says
Cheney was ousted from her high-ranking post in the House GOP after she criticized Trump and fellow Republicans for spreading false election claims.
Top military officials feared Trump was planning a coup and discussed resigning en masse to avoid carrying out illegal orders, book says
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley feared that Trump was stirring unrest to bring troops into the streets and cling to power.
The Senate unanimously passed a bill to ban all products from Xinjiang, where Uyghurs are detained, surveilled, and forced into manual labor
China is accused of locking up at least 1 million Uyghurs and forcing some to work for little to no pay.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling 'Don't Fauci My Florida' merch as the state reports some of the highest number of COVID cases in the US
The GOP rising star is also selling beer koozies that say, "How the hell am I going to be able to drink a beer with a mask on?"
Top US general said Trump spread 'gospel of the Führer' and threatened US democracy with 2020 election lies: new book
Gen. Mark Milley reportedly compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler and said his supporters were like "Brownshirts," according to an upcoming book.
Former Kamala Harris staffer sent a report about the VP's office dysfunction to their therapist: 'Rarely in life are we publicly vindicated'
One former staffer told Insider that Harris' attorney general office was "toxic" and "reactionary." Several described Harris as unpredictable.
Oliver Dowden, a senior Government minister, spoke at a virtual event for the obscure IX Wireless, which gave Tory MPs a series of donations.
"I'm in awe of the work President Biden and Dr. Fauci have done," said Rodrigo, who will record videos to promote the COVID-19 vaccine.
Activist targeted in kidnapping plot says Iran is testing the US and 'to take no action signals weakness'
Masih Alinejad told Insider she was disappointed by the White House response and the administration's intent to continue nuclear talks with Iran.
Trump plagiarized his endorsement of Fox News' Jesse Watters book by cribbing a full sentence from HarperCollins
This did not mark the first time Trump or someone linked to him have repurposed someone else's words.
Police reform once brought Democratic lawmakers and Black Lives Matter activists together. But now, tension rules.
Black activists have catapulted the issue of police reform into the national discourse. Now they feel Congress isn't listening to them.
Texas Democrats' voting rights walkout is part of a storied history of lawmakers hiding out in garages and crossing state lines to block legislation
The lawmakers are part of a historic tradition in Texas that also played out in 1979 and 2003, but they face higher odds to achieve their goals.
Ask Black Republicans about their unique status inside the GOP and they'll reply they don't want any pity or platitudes. The abuse could go too.