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Sergeant Matthew Elseth with "ghost guns" on display at the headquarters of the San Francisco Police Department in San Francisco.

Justice Department rule would aim to crack down on ‘ghost guns’

The Justice Department on Friday released a proposed rule that would require some gun-making kits to include a serial number as the Biden administration moves forward to combat so-called “ghost guns.”

The rising sun illuminates the Statehouse dome in New Hampshire.

Mask mandate lifted at New Hampshire Statehouse

Masks are no longer mandatory at the New Hampshire Statehouse, which remains closed to everyone but lawmakers and staff.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she will not seek reelection at a press conference at City Hall.

In surprise, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won’t seek a second term

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday she has wrestled since her first year in office with whether to seek a second term, and this week she made a final decision to step aside.

Analysis
Senator Elizabeth Warren campaigned in New Hampshire in February 2020.

We read Elizabeth Warren’s new book. Here are three things we learned, and two questions we still have

The book, which was released Tuesday, offers very little insight on what she was thinking at key moments of the campaign. But here are three things we did learn.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis during a news conference at West Miami Middle School in Miami on Tuesday.

Florida governor signs voting restrictions into law, making the state the latest to add hurdles to voting

Ron DeSantis on Thursday enthusiastically embraced former president Donald Trump's demand for tougher election laws, signing into law a slew of new voting restrictions in a live broadcast despite previously touting how smoothly his state's elections ran last fall.

Representative Elise Stefanik listened during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Stefanik makes move to replace Cheney in support of Trump

The remarks by Representative Elise Stefanik, a one-time moderate who's evolved into an ardent Trump champion, came as Representative Liz Cheney seemed likely to be tossed from her leadership post next week.

Battle for the GOP
Social media interactions concerning Donald Trump have dropped 91 percent since January.

Stripped of his megaphone and much of his influence, Trump still holds GOP in his thrall

It is becoming increasingly clear that the ex-president no longer needs the social media platforms that nurtured his devoted following and rocketed him to the presidency.

In reversing a Trump labor rule, Biden administration takes aim at ‘gig economy’

Tech companies like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and Instacart have disrupted the US economy by creating a labor force of millions of so-called gig workers. Now Washington appears poised to disrupt the disruptors, taking the first step in what appears to be a larger battle with industry giants to give those workers more rights.