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President Biden will reportedly speak directly to the challenges to democracy in the United States during the summit.

Biden wants to buttress democracy abroad. Advocates want him to do more at home

The Biden administration on Thursday will convene a two-day Summit for Democracy, but voting rights advocates and democracy experts say the event is taking place at a perilous moment for democracy in the host nation itself.

Rachael Rollins said she was "deeply honored and humbled by the opportunity."

Senate confirms Rachael Rollins to be US attorney for Massachusetts, making her the first Black woman to hold the office in state history

Vice President Kamala Harris had to break a tie vote in the face of united Republican opposition to a prosecutor they labeled as radical.

US President Joe Biden at Kansas City International Airport on December 8, 2021.

Biden order would make US government carbon neutral by 2050

The newly signed executive also aims for a 65% reduction in planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and an all-electric fleet of cars and trucks five years later.

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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Potential GOP presidential candidates have been quietly visiting New Hampshire all year

On Wednesday, former vice president Mike Pence will make his second trip to the state this year.

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows speaks with reporters outside the White House, Oct. 26, 2020, in Washington.

Jan. 6 panel threatens contempt vote after Meadows withdraws

The leaders of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection are threatening to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress after his lawyer said Tuesday that his client will cease cooperating with the panel.

A photo provided by the White House shows President Biden, right, at the White House in Washington, as President Vladimir Putin of Russia appeared on video monitors during their virtual meeting on Dec. 7, 2021.

Biden-Putin talks yield no breakthrough in Ukraine tensions

President Biden and Vladimir Putin were still far apart after two hours of talks on the escalating crisis caused by Russia’s massing of tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine.

The Supreme Court in Washington on Dec. 3, 2021. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a challenge from parents in Maine who want to use a state tuition program to send their children to religious schools.

Supreme Court takes up religious rights case from Maine

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a challenge from parents in Maine who want to use a state tuition program to send their children to religious schools.

The US Capitol in Washington, D.C.

House passes $768 billion defense policy bill

The House on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a $768 billion defense policy bill after lawmakers abruptly dropped proposals that would have required women to register for the draft, repealed the 2002 authorization of the Iraq War, and imposed sanctions for a Russian gas pipeline.