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Who will replace Dianne Feinstein in the Senate? Here’s what’s next.

There are immediate impacts to the loss of the longest serving woman in the Senate, especially as Congress is being asked to avert a federal government shutdown this very weekend.

President Biden, Warren, Markey pay tribute to Senator Dianne Feinstein: ‘A true trailblazer’

President Biden and Massachusetts' senators honored Dianne Feinstein, the first woman to represent California in the Senate who broke barriers for women in politics.


I was the reporter who wrote about Dianne Feinstein’s decline. But that’s not what I remember most.

California Senator Dianne Feinstein will be remembered as a trailblazing woman politician, a master legislator — and an artist.

Hardliners plot to replace McCarthy with one of his deputies as shutdown looms

A contingent of far-right House Republicans are plotting an attempt to remove Kevin McCarthy as House speaker as early as next week, according to four people familiar with the effort.

What would a government shutdown mean for me? SNAP, student loans, and travel impacts, explained.

A handful of federal programs that people nationwide rely on everyday could be disrupted — from dwindling funds for food assistance to potential delays in customer service for recipients of Medicare and Social Security.

As employers face labor shortages, Biden administration rolls out playbook for training workers

The low 3.8 percent unemployment rate and years of underinvestment have left manufacturers, construction firms, and other employers with unfilled jobs.

Court rejects Donald Trump’s bid to delay trial in wake of fraud ruling that threatens his business

An appeals court Thursday rejected Donald Trump’s bid to delay a civil trial in a lawsuit brought by New York’s attorney general, allowing the case to proceed days after a judge ruled the former president committed years of fraud.

Ex-Detroit police chief James Craig will join GOP primary for US Senate in Michigan, sources tell AP

Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig is planning to announce a Republican bid for US Senate in Michigan next week, according to two people familiar with the matter.