POLITICS

EXPLAINER: What does a US ban on Russian oil accomplish?

NEW YORK  — With Russia intensifying its war on Ukraine, killing civilians and triggering a mass refugee crisis, President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced… Read more

Lawmakers say US delays some intel to Ukraine in Russia war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Democratic and Republican lawmakers say the United States is delaying providing some intelligence to Ukraine in its fight against… Read more

Trump’s GOP: Party further tightens tie to former president

SALT LAKE CITY  — In 2016, Donald Trump overtook the Republican National Committee through a shock and awe campaign that stunned party leaders. In… Read more

Looking for evidence? Trust us, Biden administration says

WASHINGTON — When President Biden’s administration was asked for evidence to back up dramatic claims about national security developments this past… Read more

Sinema, Manchin slammed as Senate begins voting bill debate

WASHINGTON  — Facing stark criticism from civil rights leaders, senators return to Capitol Hill under intense pressure to change their rules and break… Read more

Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comeback

CONROE, Texas  — As he prepared to tee off at one of his Florida golf courses, a fellow player introduced Donald Trump as the “45th president of the… Read more

Jan. 6 panel to move forward with contempt against Meadows

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has “no choice” but to move forward with contempt charges against former… Read more

No shortage of sanction options if Russia invades Ukraine

WASHINGTON— The Biden administration has plenty of options to make good on its pledge to hit Russia financially if President Vladimir Putin invades… Read more

Biden, allies increasingly pushing back at GOP’s virus barbs

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden looked out over an audience of government scientists and framed his latest plan for fighting COVID-19 as an opportunity… Read more