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Today in History: May 27, Queen Mary's maiden voyage

Today in History Today is Friday, May 27, the 147th day of 2022. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, ...

Takeaways: Trump's big defeat; election denial backfiring

Former President Donald Trump's crusade for vengeance suffered two devastating blows after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won their primaries Tuesday despite rejecti...

McCarthy's push to ascend to House speaker relies on Trump

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The next speaker of the U.S. House could very well hail from California — not Nancy Pelosi’s slice of the Golden State, but the other California, Donald Trump’s California. ...

House Republicans, bullish on midterms, plot return to power

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The House majority seemingly within their grasp, Republican lawmakers huddling at a retreat in Florida this week turned to the architect of the “Republican Revolution” nearly...

Jackson, 1st Black female high court pick, faces senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is beginning historic confirmation hearings Monday for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who would be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. ...

History-making Jackson set for Senate hearing for high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated to the Supreme Court, is going before the Senate Judiciary Committee with the path to her historic confirmation seemingly...

Historic court pick brings rare criminal defense experience

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge President Joe Biden has chosen to fulfill his historic pledge to name the first Black woman to the Supreme Court would also bring rare experience of defending poor people c...

Quotes on Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court nomination

Quotes on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to the Supreme Court: PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: “For too long, our government, our courts, haven’t looked like America. I believe it’s t...

Jackson, in high court mix, traces law interest to preschool

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ketanji Brown Jackson's younger daughter was 11, she drafted a letter to the president suggesting her federal judge-mom for a vacancy on the Supreme Court. “De...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2022. There are 336 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 2...

Who's who among some possible top Supreme Court contenders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement gives President Joe Biden a chance to make his first nomination to the high court. It's also a chance for Biden to fulfill a campaig...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2021. There are 19 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 12,...

As Biden's big bill advances, so does Pelosi's big legacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep into the grueling negotiations over President Joe Biden’s big domestic policy package, when it seemed that bickering among Democrats would never stop, Speaker Nancy Pelosi let e...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2021. There are 46 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 19...

In Virginia, McAuliffe brings big names, Youngkin goes solo

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe has brought in the biggest names in Democratic politics to come to his aid in Virginia's hotly contested gubernatorial race: Obama, Harris, Abrams, Biden (both...