Republicans confront (or sidestep) abuse accusations against midterm candidates

April 19, 2022 - 5:22am EDT
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Candidates such as Herschel Walker, Eric Greitens and Max Miller have been accused of abusing partners and, in some cases, children. But some party leaders aren't convinced voters will reject them.

Feb 3 - 2:03pm EST

The new standards, if implemented, would limit added sugars and sodium and emphasize whole-grain and domestically-produced products.

Feb 3 - 12:45pm EST

U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell's speech to the United Nations Security Council in February 2003 came to define and undermine the Iraq War.

Feb 3 - 12:06pm EST

A 42-year-old Pakistani man who spent nearly half his life in U.S. custody has been released from Guantánamo and resettled in Belize after suing the Biden administration for unlawful imprisonment.

Feb 3 - 10:35am EST

The State Department announced Secretary of State Antony Blinken will not go ahead with a planned trip to China, after the surveillance balloon was detected over U.S. airspace Thursday.

Feb 3 - 9:37am EST

China's foreign ministry described the balloon as "a civilian airship" used for meteorological research that had blown far off course by winds. The Pentagon suspects it's collecting information.

Feb 3 - 8:40am EST

U.S. employers added 517,000 jobs in January, as the unemployment rate fell to 3.4% . The job market remains tight, despite signs of a slowing economy.

Feb 2 - 4:35pm EST

Rep. Ilhan Omar was removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. This followed controversial remarks made by Omar and the ousting of some GOP members off panels when Democrats had the House.

Feb 2 - 4:19pm EST

When President Biden gives his State of the Union address, new House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will be seated above his shoulder, on the dais.

Feb 2 - 4:19pm EST

The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating their final nuclear arms treaty, New START, which constrains the largest nuclear powers. Russia won't renew inspections as the U.S. aids Ukraine.