In pictures: Biden hosts Macron for state dinner

US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, DC, on Thursday, December 1. Produced by CNN Digital's Photo TeamPresi...

Americans have low expectations for the next Congress, new poll finds

CNN —Most Americans don’t expect Washington to accomplish much in the next two years, a new poll finds. At the same time, another new survey finds a broad public consensus in support of some congressional actions – particularly to lower the costs of prescri...

House committee receives Trump's federal tax returns from IRS

CNN —The House Ways and Means Committee now has six years of Donald Trump’s federal tax returns, ending a yearslong pursuit by Democrats to dig into one of the former president’s most closely guarded personal details. Federal courts had decided the House co...

Tips on countering misinformation as election denial persists

In Arizona, for instance, election denialism has clouded public debate ahead of the state’s early December certification deadline. Several defeated candidates, who embraced former President Donald Trump’s falsehoods about the 2020 election, have seized on p...

Virginia Rep. Donald McEachin dies at age 61

Washington CNN —US Rep. Donald McEachin, a Virginia Democrat, died Monday, according to a statement from his office. “We are all devastated at the passing of our boss and friend, Congressman Donald McEachin,” Tara Rountree, his chief of staff, said in the s...