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Outside spending dominates last days of Kansas Senate primary amid intraparty duel

wellesenterprises/iStockBy MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The final weeks of the Kansas Republican Senate primary have devolved into millions of dollars in spending from outside groups, negative mailers and both frontrunners, Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Ks., and former   ... Read More

Mnuchin pushes back on Pelosi: We need ‘balance’ between debt, coronavirus relief

ABC NewsBy ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's claim that the Republican Party is to blame for the deadlock on coronavirus relief, telling ABC's This Week Co-anchor Martha Raddatz   ... Read More

Pelosi blames Trump, GOP for deadlock in coronavirus relief negotiations

ABC NewsBy ADIA ROBINSON and ADAM KELSEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After both Democratic and Republican negotiators expressed optimism Saturday about progress on a coronavirus relief package compromise, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tempered expectations Sunday, explaining that her party   ... Read More

Trump’s defiant campaign amid pandemic ramps up ground game, as Biden looks for another way

Official White House Photo by Shealah CraigheadBY: WILL STEAKIN, JUSTIN GOMEZ AND TERRANCE SMITH, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is on the ropes -- down in the polls, facing scathing criticism of his handling of the coronavirus   ... Read More

Formerly incarcerated woman runs to be 1st Black woman in Congress from Tennessee

Courtesy Keeda HaynesBY: MARIYA MOSELEY, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Keeda Haynes believes she brings a unique perspective to the race for Tennessee's 5th Congressional District. After spending over three years in prison for a crime she says she didn't   ... Read More

President Trump says he will ban TikTok in United States

Chesnot/Getty ImagesBY: MARK OSBORNE AND SARAH HERNDON, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters that he plans to ban the TikTok app in the United States through executive authority while flying home from Florida on Friday evening.   ... Read More

Senior DHS official reassigned after unit collected information on members of the press

microgen/iStockBy LUKE BARR, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- A senior Department of Homeland Security official has been reassigned, two sources familiar with the matter told ABC News, after The Washington Post reported Thursday that his unit put out three reports   ... Read More

Trump administration mismanaged ventilator contract, costing taxpayers millions, Democrats claim

Anna Moneymaker/Pool/Getty ImagesBy BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration mismanaged ventilator negotiations with a major medical device manufacturer, overpaying by roughly $500 million for tens of thousands of breathing machines earlier this year, House Democrats said   ... Read More

As Trump suggests delaying election, White House condemns Hong Kong for postponing its own vote

OlegAlbinsky/iStockBy BEN GITTLESON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House on Friday condemned Hong Kong for delaying its upcoming legislative elections for a year even as President Donald Trump a day earlier elicited significant backlash for suggesting the United   ... Read More

Fauci, White House COVID-19 task force officials say pandemic will continue for ‘some time’

drnadig/iStockBy JOHN PARKINSON, ANNE FLAHERTY and STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's top infectious disease expert reflects on the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials told a House panel on Friday that novel   ... Read More

POLL: Nearly two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump’s handling of crises

Official White House Photo by Tia DufourBy KENDALL KARSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of three major challenges facing the country -- the coronavirus pandemic, nationwide unrest over racial   ... Read More

Senate hearing puts Pompeo’s defense of Trump in sharp contrast

State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public DomainBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The longest-serving member of President Donald Trump's national security cabinet, Mike Pompeo is also his fiercest defender -- a tactic that has helped keep him   ... Read More

Judge stops Trump administration’s ‘public charge’ policy citing COVID-19 concerns

Kuzma/iStockBy QUINN OWEN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge in New York temporarily blocked the Trump administration from carrying out two rules that bar immigrants from living in the U.S. if officials believe they will use too   ... Read More

Trump suggests delaying 2020 election, a power designated to Congress

hermosawave/iStockBy WILL STEAKIN and LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- In a remarkable move by a sitting president, President Donald Trump for the first time Thursday morning suggested delaying the presidential election over his persistent false attacks that mail-in   ... Read More

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after bile duct procedure

Supreme Court of the United StatesBy DEVIN DWYER, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently announced that she is battling a recurrence of liver cancer, was released from a hospital in New York City Friday after   ... Read More

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Outside spending dominates last days of Kansas Senate primary amid intraparty duel

wellesenterprises/iStockBy MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The final weeks of the Kansas Republican Senate primary have devolved into millions of dollars in spending from outside groups, negative mailers and both frontrunners, Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Ks., and former   ... Read More

Mnuchin pushes back on Pelosi: We need ‘balance’ between debt, coronavirus relief

ABC NewsBy ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's claim that the Republican Party is to blame for the deadlock on coronavirus relief, telling ABC's This Week Co-anchor Martha Raddatz   ... Read More

Pelosi blames Trump, GOP for deadlock in coronavirus relief negotiations

ABC NewsBy ADIA ROBINSON and ADAM KELSEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After both Democratic and Republican negotiators expressed optimism Saturday about progress on a coronavirus relief package compromise, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tempered expectations Sunday, explaining that her party   ... Read More

Trump’s defiant campaign amid pandemic ramps up ground game, as Biden looks for another way

Official White House Photo by Shealah CraigheadBY: WILL STEAKIN, JUSTIN GOMEZ AND TERRANCE SMITH, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is on the ropes -- down in the polls, facing scathing criticism of his handling of the coronavirus   ... Read More

Formerly incarcerated woman runs to be 1st Black woman in Congress from Tennessee

Courtesy Keeda HaynesBY: MARIYA MOSELEY, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Keeda Haynes believes she brings a unique perspective to the race for Tennessee's 5th Congressional District. After spending over three years in prison for a crime she says she didn't   ... Read More

President Trump says he will ban TikTok in United States

Chesnot/Getty ImagesBY: MARK OSBORNE AND SARAH HERNDON, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters that he plans to ban the TikTok app in the United States through executive authority while flying home from Florida on Friday evening.   ... Read More

Senior DHS official reassigned after unit collected information on members of the press

microgen/iStockBy LUKE BARR, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- A senior Department of Homeland Security official has been reassigned, two sources familiar with the matter told ABC News, after The Washington Post reported Thursday that his unit put out three reports   ... Read More

Trump administration mismanaged ventilator contract, costing taxpayers millions, Democrats claim

Anna Moneymaker/Pool/Getty ImagesBy BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration mismanaged ventilator negotiations with a major medical device manufacturer, overpaying by roughly $500 million for tens of thousands of breathing machines earlier this year, House Democrats said   ... Read More

As Trump suggests delaying election, White House condemns Hong Kong for postponing its own vote

OlegAlbinsky/iStockBy BEN GITTLESON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House on Friday condemned Hong Kong for delaying its upcoming legislative elections for a year even as President Donald Trump a day earlier elicited significant backlash for suggesting the United   ... Read More

Fauci, White House COVID-19 task force officials say pandemic will continue for ‘some time’

drnadig/iStockBy JOHN PARKINSON, ANNE FLAHERTY and STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's top infectious disease expert reflects on the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials told a House panel on Friday that novel   ... Read More

POLL: Nearly two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump’s handling of crises

Official White House Photo by Tia DufourBy KENDALL KARSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of three major challenges facing the country -- the coronavirus pandemic, nationwide unrest over racial   ... Read More

Senate hearing puts Pompeo’s defense of Trump in sharp contrast

State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public DomainBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The longest-serving member of President Donald Trump's national security cabinet, Mike Pompeo is also his fiercest defender -- a tactic that has helped keep him   ... Read More

Judge stops Trump administration’s ‘public charge’ policy citing COVID-19 concerns

Kuzma/iStockBy QUINN OWEN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge in New York temporarily blocked the Trump administration from carrying out two rules that bar immigrants from living in the U.S. if officials believe they will use too   ... Read More

Trump suggests delaying 2020 election, a power designated to Congress

hermosawave/iStockBy WILL STEAKIN and LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- In a remarkable move by a sitting president, President Donald Trump for the first time Thursday morning suggested delaying the presidential election over his persistent false attacks that mail-in   ... Read More

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after bile duct procedure

Supreme Court of the United StatesBy DEVIN DWYER, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently announced that she is battling a recurrence of liver cancer, was released from a hospital in New York City Friday after   ... Read More

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