Joe and Jill's long summer

(CNN) This summer has not been an easy one for President Joe Biden, and no one feels that more than Jill Biden. Sequestered in Delaware for the last 12 days, Jill Biden's summer has not gone exactly as planned either. Biden's communications director Elizabe...

Kansas shows how abortion may change the midterm turnout dynamic

(CNN) Abortion rights activists won a huge victory in the red state of Kansas on Tuesday. Kansans voted overwhelmingly (59% to 41%) to reject an amendment that said there was no constitutional right to an abortion in the state. Under 750,000 votes had been...

8 things to watch in Tuesday's primaries

With fewer than 100 days until the general election , the final rounds of 2022 midterms primaries will come fast and furious over the next six weeks, beginning with a busy Tuesday featuring key contests around the country. Here are eight things to watch on...

Who was al Qaeda leader and key 9/11 architect Ayman al-Zawahiri?

Washington (CNN) Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's death at the hands of a US drone strike brings an end to his "trail of murder and violence against American citizens," President Joe Biden said Monday evening. Zawahiri, 71, was a key architect behind mul...

How Republicans could still blow the 2022 midterm elections

Republicans were ahead by an average of 4 points in the two polls CNN released in May that included this question. When we examine this latest CNN poll more closely, we get a very good idea of why Democrats are even with Republicans on the generic ballot. B...

How missing Secret Service text messages became a political scandal

It's still unclear whether the Secret Service received the guidance. A source familiar with the investigation told CNN the Secret Service tried to find it last week but could not. The internal Secret Service notice made clear that employees were solely resp...

The 'progress recession' has been here for decades

There’s a more holistic approach, the genuine progress indicator, or GPI, which accounts for the costs as well as benefits of growth. He’s also the author of a forthcoming book, “The Progress Illusion: Reclaiming Our Future From the Fairy Tale of Economics....

The inside story of how John Roberts failed to save abortion rights

It appears unlikely that Roberts' best prospect -- Justice Brett Kavanaugh -- was ever close to switching his earlier vote, despite Roberts' attempts that continued through the final weeks of the session. Roberts' persuasive efforts, difficult even from the...

Elizabeth Warren demands airline crackdown amid travel chaos

(CNN) Air travel is a mess right now and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding that federal regulators do something about it. In a letter obtained first by CNN, the Massachusetts Democrat, along with California Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla, urges Transportatio...