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President Joe Biden speaks about the shooting in Boulder, Colo., Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. 

A new report shows that democracy took a hit in 2020, with 73 nations -- including the United States -- declining in their Freedom House democracy scores. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains why democracy faltered in the United States and around the world.

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In an era in which the usual mantra is “deny, deny, deny” among politicians, famous athletes and other celebrities when it comes to a scandal of any kind, Congressman Tom Reed is taking a different road.

Right-wing lawyer Sidney Powell is claiming in a new court filing that reasonable people wouldn't have believed her assertions of fraud as fact after the 2020 presidential election. CNN's Elie Honig breaks down why he doesn't think this defense will work legally.

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In this Nov. 16, 2015 file photo, a worker walks through a section of the Mississippi Power Co. carbon capture plant in DeKalb, Miss.