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Biden administration proposes rule aimed at curbing the ‘gun show loophole’

Washington CNN  —  The Biden administration on Thursday proposed a rule intended to require people selling firearms at gun shows and on the internet to conduct background checks on potential…

McConnell’s frozen moment renews questions about America’s aged leaders

CNN  —  It was an excruciating moment of powerlessness for one of Washington’s most powerful men. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s words dried up and he froze, standing silent and…

McConnell appears to freeze while speaking with reporters in Kentucky

CNN  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared to freeze for about 30 seconds on Wednesday while speaking with reporters after a speech in Covington, Kentucky. The incident is similar…

Exclusive: Smuggler with ties to ISIS helped migrants enter US from Mexico, raising alarm bells across government

CNN  —  The FBI is investigating more than a dozen migrants from Uzbekistan and other countries allowed into the US after they sought asylum at the southern border with Mexico…

Former Rep. Mike Rogers expected to run for Senate seat in Michigan after being courted by GOP leaders

CNN  —  Mike Rogers, the former GOP congressman who chaired the House Intelligence Committee, is expected to soon announce he will run for the Senate in Michigan, giving Republican leaders…

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise announces blood cancer diagnosis, currently undergoing treatment

CNN  —  House Majority Leader Steve Scalise has been diagnosed with “a very treatable blood cancer,” and has started treatment, he announced on Tuesday. “After a few days of not…

Takeaways from a busy and significant day in the Donald Trump criminal cases

CNN  —  A trial date was set Monday for former President Donald Trump right in the middle of the 2024 presidential primary calendar, while Trump’s former chief of staff took…

Analysis: Trump’s trial calendar vs. the US political calendar

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  Donald Trump’s very complicated legal calendar…

McCarthy starts to plot Biden impeachment strategy while GOP skeptics remain

CNN  —  House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and top Republicans have begun to strategize about how to move forward with an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden this fall – the…

Fulton County charges against Donald Trump face a major test Monday

CNN  —  Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis will lay out the first details of her sprawling anti-racketeering case against former President Donald Trump, his White House chief of staff…