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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during his weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Liz Cheney clings to GOP post as Trump endorses replacement

Liz Cheney clings to GOP post as Trump endorses replacement

 

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Pablo Rodriguez responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Salty language by unmuted House leader heard during virtual question period

Salty language by unmuted House leader heard during virtual question period

 

President Joe Biden speaks to members of Congress after speaking to a joint session of Congress Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)

‘Congress should act,’ Biden tells lawmakers near and far

‘Congress should act,’ Biden tells lawmakers near and far

 

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2020, file photo, demonstrators shout slogans while carrying a sign calling for a recall on Gov. Gavin Newsom during a protest against a stay-at-home order amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Huntington Beach, Calif. Organizers of the recall effort against Gov. Newsom collected enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot. The California secretary of state’s office announced Monday, April 26, 2021 that more than 1.6 million signatures had been verified, about 100,000 more than needed to force a vote on the first-term Democrat. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

California recall has enough signatures to make ballot

California recall has enough signatures to make ballot

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2020, file photo, demonstrators shout slogans while carrying a sign calling for a recall on Gov. Gavin Newsom during a protest against a stay-at-home order amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Huntington Beach, Calif. Organizers of the recall effort against Gov. Newsom collected enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot. The California secretary of state’s office announced Monday, April 26, 2021 that more than 1.6 million signatures had been verified, about 100,000 more than needed to force a vote on the first-term Democrat. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bump elbows after she delivered the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Monday, April 19, 2021. With the help of the NDP, Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government has survived the last of three confidence votes on its massive budget. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

No election yet as Liberal minority government survives third budget confidence vote

No election yet as Liberal minority government survives third budget confidence vote

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bump elbows after she delivered the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Monday, April 19, 2021. With the help of the NDP, Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government has survived the last of three confidence votes on its massive budget. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
This Feb. 26, 2021 photo shows U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz -R-Florida, speaking at CPAC at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Fla. Gaetz, a prominent conservative in Congress and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday, March 30, he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denied any criminal wrongdoing. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

Few in GOP rush to defend Gaetz amid sex trafficking probe

Few in GOP rush to defend Gaetz amid sex trafficking probe

This Feb. 26, 2021 photo shows U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz -R-Florida, speaking at CPAC at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Fla. Gaetz, a prominent conservative in Congress and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday, March 30, he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denied any criminal wrongdoing. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh adjusts his webcam before announcing a campaign to reach out to young people and young families to understand their concerns at a news conference, Monday, March 29, 2021 in Montreal. Tensions over anti-Semitism and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict persist within the NDP ahead of next week's policy convention. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Tensions over Israeli-Palestinian conflict persist within NDP ahead of convention

Tensions over Israeli-Palestinian conflict persist within NDP ahead of convention

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh adjusts his webcam before announcing a campaign to reach out to young people and young families to understand their concerns at a news conference, Monday, March 29, 2021 in Montreal. Tensions over anti-Semitism and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict persist within the NDP ahead of next week's policy convention. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Tories block NDP attempt to break legislative impasse in House of Commons

Tories block NDP attempt to break legislative impasse in House of Commons

Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's nominee for Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), appears beofre a Senate Committee on the Budget hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition

Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition

Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's nominee for Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), appears beofre a Senate Committee on the Budget hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on February 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Unanimous committee report calls on Trudeau not to trigger election during pandemic

Unanimous committee report calls on Trudeau not to trigger election during pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on February 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with US Vice-President Joe Biden on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, December 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle

U.S. summit ‘road map’ focuses on mutual interests, steers clear of Canadian potholes

U.S. summit ‘road map’ focuses on mutual interests, steers clear of Canadian potholes

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with US Vice-President Joe Biden on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, December 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, December 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle

Screen-shared vision: Biden-Trudeau meeting to feature common ground, old irritants

Screen-shared vision: Biden-Trudeau meeting to feature common ground, old irritants

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, December 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo Attorney General nominee Judge Merrick Garland speaks during an event with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. The once-snubbed Supreme Court pick will finally come before the Senate, this time as President Joe Biden's choice for attorney general. Garland, an appeals court judge, is widely expected to sail through his confirmation process, beginning Monday at a hearing, with bipartisan support. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Garland vows sharp focus on Capitol riot as attorney general

Garland vows sharp focus on Capitol riot as attorney general

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo Attorney General nominee Judge Merrick Garland speaks during an event with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. The once-snubbed Supreme Court pick will finally come before the Senate, this time as President Joe Biden's choice for attorney general. Garland, an appeals court judge, is widely expected to sail through his confirmation process, beginning Monday at a hearing, with bipartisan support. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Toronto-based Enthusiast Gaming helped to stitch Joe Biden’s brand and message into a customized map for the wildly popular game “Fortnite.” (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Politics, meet PlayStation: how 2020 ushered in the era of campaign videogaming

Biden’s brand and message stitched into customized map for ‘Fortnite’

Toronto-based Enthusiast Gaming helped to stitch Joe Biden’s brand and message into a customized map for the wildly popular game “Fortnite.” (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
A protester holds an "Impeach Liz Cheney" sign during a rally against U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, outside the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne. A nationwide fight for the GOP's future is getting fierce in Wyoming. House Republicans are expected to vote in the coming days on whether to oust congresswoman Liz Cheney from their third-ranking leadership post over her vote to impeach President Donald Trump. (Michael Cummo/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)

Dem-led House, drawing a line, kicks Greene off committees

Dem-led House, drawing a line, kicks Greene off committees

A protester holds an "Impeach Liz Cheney" sign during a rally against U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, outside the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne. A nationwide fight for the GOP's future is getting fierce in Wyoming. House Republicans are expected to vote in the coming days on whether to oust congresswoman Liz Cheney from their third-ranking leadership post over her vote to impeach President Donald Trump. (Michael Cummo/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)
Alberta Wildrose leader Brian Jean and Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney announce a unity deal between the two parties in Edmonton on May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

UCP co-founder urges Alberta premier to ‘fire yourself’ from intergovernmental post

UCP co-founder urges Alberta premier to ‘fire yourself’ from intergovernmental post

Alberta Wildrose leader Brian Jean and Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney announce a unity deal between the two parties in Edmonton on May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

House GOP grapples with Greene, Cheney as it defines itself

House GOP grapples with Greene, Cheney as it defines itself

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

GOP’s McConnell calls Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene a ‘cancer’

GOP’s McConnell calls Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene a ‘cancer’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

MP Sangha expelled from caucus over ‘dangerous’ accusations against fellow Liberals

MP Sangha expelled from caucus over ‘dangerous’ accusations against fellow Liberals

FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Former White House spokeswoman Sanders is running for Arkansas governor, a source told The Associated Press, late Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

Ex-Trump spokeswoman Sanders running for Arkansas governor

Ex-Trump spokeswoman Sanders running for Arkansas governor

FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Former White House spokeswoman Sanders is running for Arkansas governor, a source told The Associated Press, late Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)