"The United States views a strong, prosperous, and democratic Pakistan as essential for the interests of both of our countries," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement.
"Make no mistake, democracy is on the ballot for all of us," Biden said in a speech just days before Americans decide whether Democrats maintain control of both the US Senate and House of Representatives or hand over power to Republicans.
Donald Trump faces a formidable task defending against charges that he illegally kept top-secret documents upon leaving the White House in 2021, according to legal experts, who say neither the law nor the facts appear to be on his side. The former US president, who is a candidate to run again in the 2024 election, pleaded not
House Freedom Caucus Republicans have temporarily halted their blockade of the House floor, ending for now a nearly weeklong shutdown of business in the chamber. The small group of rebels was pledging to block all significant legislation from passing until Speaker Kevin McCarthy agreed to their demands.
Tributes poured in for the late Senator Harry Reid after his death last week, noting his humble beginnings as a kid from Searchlight, Nevada who went from an amateur boxer to Capitol Police Officer for the building which he would later run as Senate majority leader.
Now that Devin Nunes has slunk off to the Trump-a-verse, is there anyone in Washington who is as transparently cynical, cowardly and dishonest as House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the Republican shape-shifter from
On September 9, 2020, the New York Times published a flashy pictographic article titled “Faces of Power: 80% Are White, Even as US Becomes More Diverse.” Published amidst the feverish rash of mainstream introspection that
Alex Padilla believes in the power of his story: a son of two Mexican immigrants — a short-order cook and a house cleaner — who became California’s first Latino US senator. He believes in the power of his story not only to inspire other Latinos but also
This weekend we pause to honour the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to interpret his words calling upon America to see the content of the character before judging anyone’s person. On Feb. 23, 2020, a 25-year-old African-American man lay dead in the street of a
It should come as a surprise that in the oldest democracy in the world, there is still a political struggle over voting rights, and that though they are universal on the statute book there are invisible discriminatory hurdles, especially targeting