Pelosi: Supreme Court made 'correct decision' on abortion pill access

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) praised the Supreme Court’s decision to allow access to the abortion pill mifepristone, calling it “the right decision.” “Today’s Supreme Court decision affirming full access to safe and effective mifepristone is the right decision for millions of women across the country,” House Speaker Pelosi said in a statement after […]

RFK Jr. claims ballot access in enough states to win White House in November

Independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. claims he has enough state votes to get over the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, but the claim has not been verified by independent sources. According to Kennedy’s 2024 campaign website, the third-party presidential candidate has enough electoral votes to secure 278, just above the […]

RFK Jr. sues Nevada secretary of state over ballot access

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. filed a lawsuit against Nevada’s secretary of state over his interpretation of state laws regarding ballot access.  Nevada Secretary of State Francisco Aguilar was named in the lawsuit because of his interpretation of a law that mandates a candidate must have a solidified running mate in their petition […]

House COVID panel demands access to Fauci’s private email, cell phone records ahead of testimony

A House subcommittee investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic is requesting access to Dr. Anthony Fauci’s personal email and cell phone records after a former adviser to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) testified before Congress last week that there were “secret back-channel” communications between him and Fauci. House Select Subcommittee […]

Harris announces partnership to give 80% of Africa internet access by 2030

Vice President Kamala Harris announced the formation of a new partnership to provide internet access to 80 percent of Africa by 2030, up from about 40 percent today. The announcement follows Harris’ visit to Africa last year and Kenyan President William Ruto’s visit to Washington this week. The United Nations reported last year that Africa […]

Youngkin vetoes slew of Virginia bills, incl. contraception access measure

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin late Friday vetoed several bills from the final bill of this year’s regular session. Among them was a bill focused on protecting access to contraceptives and one that would allow small businesses to host games of skill similar to slot machines. The veto came after Youngkin, a Republican, first proposed an […]