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GOP budget truce hemorrhaging support as deadline looms

A short-term budget compromise aimed at smoothing friction between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and his most right-wing caucus members appears short on votes as Congress flirts with a government shutdown.

Hunter Biden sues IRS, claiming agents illegally disclosed tax information

President Joe Biden's son was recently indicted by special counsel David Weiss on federal gun charges, following the collapse of a plea deal involving misdemeanor tax charges.

Biden’s Medicare price negotiation push is broadly popular. But he’s not getting much credit

The new price negotiations come from a provision of the Inflation Reduction Act, a package of Democratic priorities signed into law last year that focuses largely on climate and health care policies.

Former top US diplomat sentenced in Qatar lobbying scheme

Qatar, an energy-rich Persian Gulf monarchy, has spent lavishly on its influence efforts in the U.S.

Feds seek gag order on Trump in Jan. 6 election subversion case

The prosecution noted several instances in which the former president has disparaged the court, prosecutors, the people of Washington and his own Vice President Mike Pence.

Special counsel feared violence if Trump learned of Twitter warrant

The documents also revealed the special counsel team only received "32 direct-message items" when Twitter finally turned over the requested data.