Thursday's politics & policy stories


GOP's crime cudgel

Illustration of a political lawn sign shaped like a police car
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Biden admin to cover Hurricane Fiona recovery costs for next month

Damage caused by Hurricane Fiona is seen on Sept. 20, 2022. Photo: ERIKA SANTELICES/afp/AFP via Getty Images

LGBTQ club at Yeshiva University agrees to remain unrecognized while school appeals

Photo of the Yeshiva University campus buildings on a street
People walk by the campus of Yeshiva University in New York City on Aug. 30, 2022. Photo: Spencer Platt via Getty Images

Avowed Nazi sympathizer sentenced to 4 years over role in Jan. 6 riot

The U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6 riot in 2021.
The U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6 riot in 2021. Photo: Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Axios
    Axios
Updated Sep 22, 2022 - Politics & Policy

DOJ: States can't penalize VA doctors and nurses for legal abortions

The Department of Veterans Affairs seal.
Photo: Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Updated Sep 22, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Special master in Mar-a-Lago probe sets timeline to review documents

In this aerial view, former U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is seen on September 14, 2022
Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Report: 3 out of 4 Latinos don't feel included at work

Illustration of a woman holding an eroding briefcase
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Jan. 6 witness receives probation, no prison time

Stephen Ayres, who pleaded guilty to charges related to Jan. 6 riot, speaking before the Jan. 6 committee in July 2022.
Stephen Ayres, who pleaded guilty to charges related to Jan. 6 riot, speaking before the Jan. 6 committee in July 2022. Photo: Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Cambridge joins elite universities grappling with ties to slavery

Aerial view of King's College, part of Cambridge University on May 23, 2007
Aerial view of King's College, part of Cambridge University. on May 23, 2007. Photo: David Goddard/Getty Images

Despite pandemic, U.S. Latinos’ output eclipses U.K. and India GDPs

Jacob Knutson
Sep 22, 2022 - World

Fugitive in $500K U.S. Navy bribery scheme arrested in Venezuela

Mike Allen
Sep 22, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Non-existent Jan. 6 report is hot with publishers

Cover: Celadon Books

New campaign for Cherokee Nation House delegate

Kim Teehee, who's been picked to serve as that delegate, would represent the Cherokee Nation, show in a screen shot of a video.
Teehee, shown in the video campaign, would be the first delegate. Screenshot courtesy Cherokee Nation

Search interest in abortion falls as the border rises

Abortion looms over 2022 state ballots

Illustration of a ballot with chads in the shape of Vermont, Montana, Michigan, Kentucky, California, and Kansas
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Rescue crews in Puerto Rico struggle to reach residents cut off by Fiona

Firefighters from the DOE Barceloneta carried rescue a 91-year-old woman who was trapped in her home after a flood.
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, firefighters rescue a 91-year-old woman on Tuesday after flooding from Hurricane Fiona. Photo: Puerto Rico Firefighters Corps/Twitter

Federal appeals court grants DOJ classified records request in Trump case

Former President Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Hilton Anatole on August 06, 2022 in Dallas, Texas.
Former President Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas in August. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Sep 22, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Trump: Presidents can declassify documents "even by thinking about it"

Former president Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally to support local candidates at the Mohegan Sun Arena on September 03, 2022 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Former President Trump speaks at a rally to support local candidates in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., earlier this month. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

House Freedom Caucus plots return to relevance

House Freedom Caucus
Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

IADB president allegedly threatened to "burn" down bank over affair charges

Mauricio Claver Carone
Photo: Tarina Rodriguez/Bloomberg via Getty Images