Tuesday's politics & policy stories

Erin Doherty
Updated Oct 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Trump asks Supreme Court to weigh in on Mar-a-Lago classified docs probe

Picture of former President Trump.

Solitary confinement up under Biden, despite promise to reduce practice

U.S. Bureau of Prisons Director Colette Peters delivers remarks after her swearing in at BOP headquarters.

Republicans double down on Herschel Walker

Photo illustration of Herschel Walker and elephant trunks.
Sri Ravipati
Updated Oct 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Steve Bannon's fraud trial expected in November 2023

Steve Bannon walking and smiling
Herb Scribner
Updated Oct 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Trump, GOP leaders back Herschel Walker after abortion report

Heisman Trophy winner and Republican candidate for US Senate Herschel Walker speaks to supporters of former U.S. President Donald Trump.
Ivana Saric
Oct 4, 2022 - World

U.S. announces $625 million in new military aid for Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers prepare to move their multiple rocket launcher
John Frank
Oct 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Lauren Boebert's re-election in jeopardy, new poll shows

U.S. Congresswoman Lauren Boebert takes part in The Club 20 political conference at Colorado Mesa University on September 10, 2022 in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Report of Northeastern University explosion was a hoax, former employee arrested

Supreme Court could further erode voting rights. Here’s what to know

 The U.S. Supreme Court Building on October 03, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Herschel Walker's son accuses father of lying about his past

Herschel Walker
Shawna Chen
Oct 4, 2022 - World

What Puerto Ricans want to see happen after Fiona

Photo of people waiting in line with jugs to fill up diesel at a gas station

Scoop: Oz to report $17.2 million (including a $7 million loan)

Dr. Mehmet Oz
Rebecca Falconer
Oct 4, 2022 - World

Zelensky pledges fair treatment for Ukrainians in reclaimed territory

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to journalists during a joint press conference on September 15, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Updated Oct 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy

COVID-19 dashboard

Illustration of a conference lanyard with the letter O and a covid particle icon on it.
Updated Oct 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy
Axios Explains: Abortion

Dashboard: The latest on Roe v. Wade and abortion

A small group of abortion rights activists march from the U.S. Supreme Court to the House of Representatives office buildings on Capitol Hill on July 6, 2022.

Here are 5 Supreme Court cases to watch this term

supreme court
Sri Ravipati
Oct 4, 2022 - Health

Medical groups urge DOJ to investigate threats over gender-affirming care

outside of a children's hospital

11 House GOP challengers raised more than $1 million in Q3

Illustration of an elephant balancing on a quarter.  

The well-funded world of challenging congressional bogeymen

Photo illustration of Marcus Flowers surrounded by ballot shapes and a hundred dollar bill