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Politics Feb 15Pelosi says independent commission will examine Capitol riot
The speaker says in a letter to Democratic colleagues that the House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol. Bipartisan support appears to be growing for an independent commission.
Politics Feb 03Buttigieg says Transportation Department will push ‘bold’ thinking
Pete Buttigieg, newly sworn in as transportation secretary, is urging his 55,000 employees to embrace “imaginative, bold, forward thinking.”…
Politics Feb 02WATCH: Senate confirms Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary
The Senate is poised to approve Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary.
Politics Jan 27Biden pick for transportation secretary, Buttigieg, advances in Senate
A Senate panel has advanced President Joe Biden’s nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary, setting up a final confirmation vote for a key role in Biden’s administration.
Politics Jan 21WATCH: Pete Buttigieg testifies in Senate confirmation hearing for Transportation secretary
President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, will pledge to carry out the administration's ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation's infrastructure during a Senate hearing on Thursday.
Politics Jan 20AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s fiction in his goodbye to Washington
Falsehoods suffused President Donald Trump's farewell remarks Wednesday morning and the night before, though he was spot on with this: “We were not a regular administration.”…
Politics Nov 14AP FACT CHECK: Trump relies on falsehoods to deny Biden win
President Donald Trump rebelled this past week against Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election with denial, delay and outright misrepresentation. Trump raged about widespread cases of fake ballots that aren’t so and undertook legal challenges that even state GOP…
Politics Oct 17AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees what others do not in the pandemic
“I believe we’re rounding the corner.” “We’re a winner on the excess mortality.” “We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies coming.” “We have done an amazing job.” President Donald Trump sees in the pandemic what he wants…
Politics Oct 16AP FACT CHECK: Rhetoric from Trump, Biden in the non-debate
With the second presidential debate cancelled, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden held dueling televised town halls Thursday night. Here's a look at what they said and how it squares with the truth.
Nation Oct 10AP FACT CHECK: Debate week’s twisted tales on virus, climate
Sidelined but not silenced, President Donald Trump demonstrated anew this past week he can’t be relied on to give a straight account of the disease that has afflicted millions, now including him. He heralded the arrival of a COVID-19 cure,…