Ilhan Omar faced charges of anti-Semitism in 2019 for her remarks in which she said some politicians' support for Israel is "all about the Benjamins, baby," a reference to $100 bills.
Failed Republican contender Solomon Pena, who lost race for House seat in US state of New Mexico, is accused of paying four men to shoot at homes of four Democratic politicians, police say.
For a long and frustrating third day, divided Republicans leave the speaker’s chair sitting empty, as party leader Kevin McCarthy loses again and again in excruciating string of ballots to win enough GOP votes to seize chamber's gavel.
President Joe Biden has lost his approval rating of late, with his popularity taking a fall to 41 percent from 46 percent in October, a new survey reveals.
If an agreement is not reached by December 9, the world's largest economy could see nearly 7,000 freight trains grind to a halt, at a cost of more than $2 billion a day, according to the American Association of Railroads.
In his first major appearance since announcing his intention to run again in 2024, ex-US leader Donald Trump says "Republican Party is a much bigger and more powerful party than it was before I got there."
President Joe Biden congratulates his Republican opponents for winning control of the US House of Representatives and says he was willing to work with them and serve the American people.
Ex-US president says "America's comeback starts right now" as he announces he will run for president in 2024 at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida state.
Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto wins re-election in Nevada state, Edison Research projects, in a victory that guarantees the Senate will be controlled by Democrats in 2023.
Control of Senate may come down to Nevada, where a slow ballot count entered its final act in the nail-biter contest between Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Republican challenger Adam Laxalt.
Buoyed by election results, Democratic strategists say President Joe Biden should run for re-election but exit polls show two-thirds of voters, including 43 percent of Democrats, prefer Biden not seek re-election.
Counting in midterm elections is nearing completion, and if the Democrats lose control of either the House or the Senate, Republican lawmakers could block President Joe Biden's agenda for the next two years.
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