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Attorney General Merrick Garland.

AG Garland rescinds Trump-era curtailing of consent decrees used in investigations of police departments

AG Garland has rescinded a Trump-era memo that curtailed use of consent decrees used in investigations of police departments.

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President Joe Biden.

Obama talked about a ‘pivot to Asia.’ Biden is actually doing it

Years after the Obama administration, the pivot to Asia is finally happening. But the person doing it is Obama’s vice president, Joe Biden.

Vice President Mike Pence.

Former VP Pence undergoes surgery to implant pacemaker

Former Vice President Mike Pence has undergone surgery to have a pacemaker implanted.

Boston Marathon finish line gets ready to be painted on Boylston Street for 2021.

Watch live: Janey marks anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing

Janey will hold a ceremony to remember the marathon bombings Thursday.

Senator Ed Markey spoke alongside fellow members of Congress as they introduce a bill to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court from nine to 13 on Thursday.

Senator Markey, House Democrats propose bill to expand number of Supreme Court justices to 13

The measure would add four seats to the court, increasing the number of seats from nine to 13, and allow President Biden to nominate the justices to fill them.

President Joe Biden.

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

The sanctions and the expulsion of 10 diplomats come in response to interference in last year’s presidential election as well as the hacking last year of federal government agencies.

The top watchdog for the US Capitol Police will testify to Congress for the first time about the department’s broad failures before and during the Jan. 6 insurrection

US Capitol Police watchdog to testify on Jan. 6 failures

The top watchdog for the US Capitol Police will testify for the first time on Thursday about the department’s broad failures before and during the Jan. 6 insurrection, including missed intelligence predicting a “war” and weapons that were so old that officers didn’t feel comfortable using them.

Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, center, listened as Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Tex., right, chair of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, attended a markup in the House Judiciary Committee of a bill to create a commission to study and address social disparities in the African American community today.

House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations

A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the issue.