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Biden approval hits new low at one-year mark of presidency

Here is the president's approval rating at the 1-year mark of his presidency, plus more numbers from Biden's first year in office. Read more


By the numbers: Stats that tell story of Biden's first year

7% inflation. $1 trillion in infrastructure. 9 news conferences. Here are some notable numbers from Biden's first year. Read more


Abortion grows as priority issue for Democrats: AP-NORC poll

With Roe v. Wade facing its strongest threat in decades, a new poll finds Democrats increasingly view protecting abortion rights as a high priority. See the numbers. Read more


Afghan resettlement work wrapping up at Indiana Guard base

EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Officials on Monday marked the winding down of work at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury training base that has helped resettle about 7,200 Afghan refugees in the U.S. since September. Read more

Vos attorney says he didn't review Gableman records

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos testified Monday that he didn't review records turned over by the investigator Vos hired to look into the 2020 election to determine if they complied with the state open records law. Read more

Indiana lawmakers advance bill banning transgender athletes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers advanced a Republican-backed bill Monday that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports that match their gender identity. Read more



DC, 3 states sue Google saying it invades users' privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia and three states are suing Google for allegedly deceiving consumers and invading their privacy by making it nearly impossible for them to stop their location from being tracked. Read more


Palin COVID-19 tests delay libel trial against NY Times

NEW YORK (AP) — An unvaccinated former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, forcing a postponement of a trial in her libel lawsuit against The New York Times. Read more


Italian lawmakers vote for next president with unclear slate

ROME (AP) — With special pandemic precautions, balloting began Monday in Italy's Parliament on who should become the country's next president, even as party leaders huddled to try to forge a consensus with no clear slate yet of candidates. Read more



With workforce shortages, why isn't increasing immigration more popular?


Author J.D. Vance running for Senate in Ohio

Many will know J.D. Vance as the author of the bestselling memoir about rural poverty “Hillbilly Elegy.” He's turned away from writing book… Read more


Will Nancy Pelosi retire this year?

A stalwart of the political scene since 1987, Nancy Pelosi will go down in history as a uniquely effective speaker of the House. Rumors hav… Read more


Attorney's testimony underscores little oversight over Gableman's response to records request

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos' lawyer on Monday testified that he provided little oversight into how former state Supreme Court justice Michael Gableman responded to requests for public records related to his ongoing review of the 2020 election.