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Mideast crisis will test whether Biden can make experience an asset

CNN  —  The escalating confrontation between Israel and Hamas is offering President Joe Biden a crucial opportunity to begin flipping the script on one of his most glaring vulnerabilities in…

Two Trump co-defendants plead guilty. What next?

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  With the frightening Israel-Hamas war and…

Back-to-back plea deals from Powell and Chesebro pose grave legal threat to Donald Trump

CNN  —  Two stalwart allies of former President Donald Trump flipped against him this week, a staggering turn of events that could now pose a grave threat to his ability…

Lawsuit to block Trump from Colorado 2024 ballot survives more legal challenges

CNN  —  A judge has rejected three more attempts by former President Donald Trump and the Colorado GOP to shut down a lawsuit seeking to block him from the 2024…

House remains paralyzed with no end in sight for speakership battle after Jordan’s exit

CNN  —  There is still no end in sight for the high-stakes speakership battle after House Republicans ousted Kevin McCarthy more than two weeks ago. The search is on for…

Biden leaving war planning to Israelis but asked ‘hard questions’ about ground invasion strategy this week, US official says

CNN  —  The US is allowing Israel to make its own calls on timing and strategy in its war with Hamas, but US President Joe Biden did weigh in on…

Michael Cohen to testify at Trump fraud trial Tuesday with the former president expected in court

CNN  —  Michael Cohen plans to testify Tuesday at the Trump civil fraud trial in New York, Donald Trump’s ex-attorney said, with the former president expected to attend. “It appears…

Kenneth Chesebro: Pro-Trump lawyer pleads guilty in Georgia election subversion case, implicates Trump in fake elector conspiracy

Atlanta CNN  —  Kenneth Chesebro, an attorney who helped orchestrate the Trump campaign’s 2020 fake electors plot, pleaded guilty Friday in the Georgia election subversion case to being part of…

Jim Jordan presses ahead with speaker fight despite growing pressure to drop out

CNN  —  Republican Rep. Jim Jordan is pressing ahead with his speaker bid despite facing stiff opposition from within his own party and no clear path to win the gavel.…

Rep. Jim Jordan vows to stay in speaker race

Rep. Matt Gaetz leaves a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP Amid the ongoing chaos in the speaker-less House, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz…