The same Joe Biden suddenly looks different

(CNN) Joe Biden is no more or less capable a president than he was two months ago. His staff is no more or less competent. But suddenly, images of Biden as a feeble septuagenarian atop a mismanaged White House have given way to those of an experienced leade...

Clock is ticking for Biden to make key decisions on student loans

And the Biden administration has not sent any public signals to suggest they'll announce a student loan decision while he's away. Student loan activists and advocates participated in a virtual meeting with White House officials earlier Thursday, according t...

Four takeaways from the Wisconsin, Vermont and Minnesota primaries

In Minnesota , meanwhile, Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive "squad," survived a surprisingly close contest for her Minneapolis-based House seat. In Vermont , state Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint is on a path to become the first woman t...

Here's what's next for Trump after the FBI searched Mar-a-Lago

But to obtain a search warrant, investigators would have had to show a judge that there was probable cause of a crime and that evidence of that crime was located at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's Palm Beach resort. The search warrant would have been filed under seal,...

How to follow Tuesday's primary elections

(CNN) It's primary election day in Vermont, Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Here's everything you need to know:Wisconsin, there is a competitive Republican primary between former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and businessman Tim Michels. The winner will...

Senate passes Democrats' sweeping health care and climate bill

CNN —The Senate on Sunday afternoon passed Democrats’ $750 billion health care, tax and climate bill, in a significant victory for President Joe Biden and his party. The sweeping bill – named the Inflation Reduction Act – would represent the largest climate...

What's in the Manchin-Schumer deal on climate, health care and taxes

Extending the enhanced subsidies would cost $64 billion, according to the CBO. And it puts $60 billion towards domestic clean energy manufacturing and $30 billion for a production credit tax credit for wind, solar and battery storage. In its place, a 1% exc...

Joe and Jill's long summer

(CNN) This summer has not been an easy one for President Joe Biden, and no one feels that more than Jill Biden. Sequestered in Delaware for the last 12 days, Jill Biden's summer has not gone exactly as planned either. Biden's communications director Elizabe...

Kansas shows how abortion may change the midterm turnout dynamic

(CNN) Abortion rights activists won a huge victory in the red state of Kansas on Tuesday. Kansans voted overwhelmingly (59% to 41%) to reject an amendment that said there was no constitutional right to an abortion in the state. Under 750,000 votes had been...