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State Department official resigns over Biden administration’s handling of Israel-Hamas conflict

CNN  —  A State Department official has resigned from the agency over the Biden administration’s approach to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, the official announced on LinkedIn Wednesday.…

President Joe Biden will visit Israel, US Secretary of State Blinken says

CNN  —  President Joe Biden will make an extraordinary wartime visit to Israel this week as he seeks to demonstrate staunch support for the country as it works to eliminate…

Texas AG Ken Paxton acquitted on 16 charges in state Senate impeachment trial

CNN  —  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Saturday was acquitted on 16 charges in his state Senate impeachment trial over accusations of repeatedly abusing his office to help a…

Florida judge rejects state congressional map championed by DeSantis

CNN  —  A Florida judge on Saturday struck down congressional district lines for northern Florida advocated by Gov. Ron DeSantis, ruling that the Republican governor’s map had improperly diluted Black…

Trump seizes the spotlight at Iowa State Fair

CNN  —  Former President Donald Trump seized the spotlight at the Iowa State Fair this weekend, swooping overhead in his private plane just as his chief Republican rival, Florida Gov.…

Monique Worrell: DeSantis suspends Orlando-area state attorney in second sacking of democratically elected prosecutor

CNN  —  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday announced the suspension of the Orlando-area state attorney, the second time he has removed a democratically elected prosecutor whose politics did not…

Acting US deputy secretary of state meets with military junta members in Niger

CNN  —  Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland met with some of the members of the military junta in Niger Monday – a significant diplomatic push to restore democratic…

Kentucky Republicans seek to nationalize gubernatorial race as state Democrats stress distance from White House

CNN  —  Kentucky Republicans are seeking to tie Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear to President Joe Biden as they work to take back the governor’s mansion in November, a strategy that…

US State Department expects to be able to evacuate Americans from Niger on charter flight taking diplomats out

CNN  —  The US State Department expects to be able to evacuate some Americans who wish to leave Niger on a charter flight transporting non-emergency diplomats and family members out…

Top House progressive calls Israel ‘racist state’ when addressing pro-Palestine protesters

CNN  —  Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, called Israel a “racist state” on Saturday while addressing pro-Palestine protesters who interrupted a panel discussion at the…