Florida's House passes a bill banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy

February 17, 2022 - 5:08am EST
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Florida is moving to adopt a ban on abortions after 15 weeks, with no exception for rape or incest. The bill is patterned after the Mississippi abortion ban now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's decision not to enforce an unofficial dress code has elicited strong reactions and dominated talk on Capitol Hill, even as a potential government shutdown looms.

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President Biden isn't doing a lot of campaign events yet. But when he meets donors, he is spending a lot of time talking about the Republican frontrunner, former President Donald Trump.

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The Ukrainian leader will visit Washington Thursday to meet with Congress. Biden has requested $24 billion in new aid to Ukraine, but the funding is in limbo ahead of a possible government shutdown.

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The U.S. census asked for more details about people's race and ethnicity in 2020 than ever before. New results show how many responded with identities such as Irish, Jamaican, Arab and Salvadoran.

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Gun safety measures have stalled in Congress. Advocates have long pushed for a White House office to elevate the issue and coordinate administration efforts to reduce gun violence.

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Senate Democrats began holding votes on military promotions after a months-long blockade by Alabama Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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House Republicans in competitive districts could face blowback for impeachment. So far they support investigating allegations

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Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies before Congress since Justice Department prosecutors brought federal charges against President Biden's son, Hunter.

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Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy tells Steve Inskeep that more foreign aid is necessary to beat back Vladimir Putin's ambitions to expand Russia's influence across Europe.