U.S. Elections

President Biden and former President Trump clinch their parties' nominations, setting up a rematch for the White House, and a rocket explodes in Japan just seconds after liftoff. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

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Biden, Trump set for historic presidential rematch after clinching nominations

As Trump supporters fill positions of power within the Republican National Committee, dozens of staffers were fired on Monday, March 11.

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RNC fires dozens of staffers amid leadership change

U.S. intelligence officials warn of threats at home and abroad. And, changes are coming for groceries with that 'Made in the USA' label.

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U.S. intelligence chiefs warn of threats at border, abroad

New data from a Kaiser Family Foundation poll revealed that 43% of Republicans support abortion in most or all cases.

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Large percentage of Republicans support abortion rights, not top issue for most

President Biden speaks to the nation in his State of the Union address. The highlights and takeaways from the night. And — an Army soldier is indicted, accused of selling military secrets to a Chinese agent. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Friday, March 8, 2024.

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Takeaways from Biden’s address to the nation

The House passed a new election bill that would eliminate drop boxes and adjust the deadline to cast absentee ballots.

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Iowa House passes bill to ban ballot drop boxes, protect Trump on 2024 ticket

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, an independent who caucuses with Democrats, won't seek reelection, giving Republicans a chance to flip an open seat.

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Sinema exit will make it even harder for Democrats to hold Senate majority

Nikki Haley suspended her 2024 presidential campaign without endorsing Donald Trump following significant Super Tuesday losses.

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Nikki Haley suspends 2024 presidential run, offers no Trump endorsement

A bid for governor in North Carolina is garnering a lot of media reaction due to a controversial Republican candidate, Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson.

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Trump’s pick for North Carolina governor wins primary. Controversy follows him.

On Super Tuesday, President Joe Biden achieved a dominant performance in the Democratic primaries, securing victories in every state with over 80 percent of the vote in many of them. However, his sweep was not without opposition, as a significant protest vote emerged in some states. Activists urged voters to select the ‘uncommitted’ option as a protest against Biden’s handling of the war in Gaza, notably in Minnesota, where the uncommitted vote reached 19 percent.

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Biden wins big on Super Tuesday, but loses caucus to entrepreneur

Haley will serve as the institute's next Walter P. Stern Chair after receiving the Global Leadership Award in 2018.

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Nikki Haley plans to suspend campaign after one win on Super Tuesday

President Biden and former President Trump respond after voters in more than a dozen states went to the polls for Super Tuesday, and, after winning one race last night, Nikki Haley is expected to end her campaign today. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Wednesday, March 6, 2024.

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Donald Trump inches closer to GOP presidential nominee after Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday is here -- with voters in more than a dozen states looking to make a difference in the presidential race. And -- Elon Musk is dethroned as the world's richest person. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Tuesday, March 5, 2024.

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Super Tuesday preview — more than a dozen states holding contests

The Supreme Court overturned a ruling by Colorado's Supreme Court which stated Donald Trump cannot appear on the primary ballot.

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Supreme Court unanimously rules that Trump can remain on presidential ballot

The Supreme Court may deliver its ruling March 4, on whether Colorado can exclude former President Donald Trump from its ballot, based on the 14th Amendment’s insurrection clause. The Court has announced it will release one or more opinions today.

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Supreme Court could issue ruling on Trump ballot eligibility

Biden called for bipartisan border legislation, challenging Trump to join in

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Biden, Trump make separate visits to southern border: March 1, 2024

Congressional leaders strike a deal to avoid a partial government shutdown before Friday night's deadline. And, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is set to face questions from Congress over keeping his health a secret. These stories and more highlight The Morning Rundown for Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024

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Congress reaches short-term deal to avoid government shutdown: The Morning Rundown, Feb. 29, 2024

President Biden and former President Trump win in Michigan as a group of Democratic voters use the primary to send a message.

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Biden wins Michigan despite ‘uncommitted’ votes; Trump defeats Haley: The Morning Rundown, Feb. 28, 2024

A federal judge blocked the Biden administration from redirecting funds meant for border wall construction.

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Biden, Trump to visit U.S.-Mexico border on same day

A man set himself on fire outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington on Sunday, Feb. 24, in what appears to be a protest against Israel's operations in Gaza. The U.S. military has confirmed that the individual is an active-duty member of the U.S. Air Force.

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US airman sets himself on fire outside Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C.: The Morning Rundown, Feb. 26, 2024

Court documents reveal True the Vote admits it cannot produce evidence of widespread voter fraud in Georgia’s 2020 general election.

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Right-wing group admits it doesn’t have evidence to back up election fraud claims

Reps. Mark Green and Mike Gallagher announced they won’t seek reelection. They both said dysfunction is the reason why.

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‘Broken beyond most means of repair’: 2 more GOP House chairmen to retire

House Speaker Johnson said the Democratic victory in a special election to replace George Santos is not a bellwether for November's election.

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Speaker Johnson says Suozzi victory is not a bellwether for November

The House GOP voted to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of the migrant crisis at the southern border.

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House GOP impeaches Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas: The Morning Rundown, Feb. 14, 2024