POLITICS

GOP ready to block elections bill in Senate showdown

WASHINGTON  — The Democrats’ expansive elections and voting bill is all but certain to be rejected in a key test vote in the Senate, providing a dramatic… Read more

Ethiopia votes in test for PM Abiy amid reports of abuses

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopians voted Monday in a major test for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose rise to power initially seemed to signal a break… Read more

‘Practical work’ summit for Biden, Putin: No punches or hugs

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy but… Read more

Syria’s last aid crossing in balance as Biden to meet Putin

President Joe Biden will seek to stave off another surge of civilian suffering in the devastating war in Syria when he meets President Vladimir Putin… Read more

‘We need more’: Democrats frustrated as agenda faces hurdles

EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. — They have spent much of the past year fighting for Democrats in this working-class corner of northeastern Pennsylvania, knocking… Read more

The Latest: Biden hints he could change Trump-era tariffs

The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England:

NEWQUAY, England — President Joe Biden is hinting that he could make… Read more

Biden to urge G-7 leaders to call out, compete with China

CARBIS BAY, England — The United States plans to push democratic allies on Saturday to publicly call out China for forced labor practices as the Group… Read more

Seized House records show just how far Trump admin would go

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump has made no secret of his long list of political enemies. It just wasn’t clear until now how far he would… Read more

Time ticking away, Democrats face wrenching test on agenda

WASHINGTON — Bracing for political trouble, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer warned Democratic colleagues that June will “test our resolve” as… Read more