Manchin goes against Washington DC statehood bill‘They all came to the same conclusion: If Congress wants to make D.C. a state, it should propose a constitutional amendment. It should propose a constitutional amendment and let the people of America vote’ Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs election restriction billFlorida Gov. Texas gains U.S. House seats after new census data releasedTexas will add two congressional seats next year, more than any other state, the U.S. Census Bureau said on Monday, as it released population data that reapportions U.S. House of Representatives members and Electoral College votes among the states. Lindsey Graham: GOP can't 'move forward without President Trump'Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday said the Republican Party can’t “move forward” without former President Trump. Liz Cheney slams Trump’s attempt to brand 2020 election ‘the Big Lie’Cheney is in hot water among many of her Republican peers because of her unabashed criticism of former president Donald Trump’s attempts to subvert the election results. Trump-backed candidate whose husband died of Covid advances to congressional raceRepublicans Susan Wright and Jake Ellzey will face off in runoff election for state’s 6th district seat Live Updates: Top Republicans Move to Oust Cheney From House LeadershipRepresentative Steve Scalise, the No. 2 Republican, publicly endorsed Representative Elise Stefanik of New York to replace Representative Liz Cheney in the party’s leadership. Ms. Cheney has angered her colleagues by calling out Trump’s election lies. House GOP campaign arm adds to target listThe National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) added 10 Democratic lawmakers to its list of 2022 targets on Tuesday following the release of data from the U.S. Impeachment, Vaccines, Valentine’s Day: Your Weekend BriefingHere’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. U.S. Senate passes bill to fight anti-Asian hate crimesA hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber.