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“Their accomplices in this House will be held responsible,” a Democratic congressman said.
  • Jan 13, 2021
The city will be fortified with thousands of troops, police and specialized law enforcement units in advance of planned protests and the swearing-in of the new president.
  • Jan 12, 2021
Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin is still unlikely to be confirmed as defense secretary before the end of next week, making Biden the first president in decades not to have his Pentagon pick in place on Day One.
  • Jan 12, 2021
Even as rioters violently overran his forces, Steven Sund said in an exclusive interview, the sergeants at arms for the House and Senate took more than an hour to approve his request.
  • Jan 10, 2021
During the rampage, rioters came perilously close to penetrating the inner sanctums of the building while lawmakers were still there.
  • Jan 10, 2021
A combination of the Georgia Senate races, arcane rules of committee procedure, and the political climate are delaying what has been a decades-long tradition of presidents having their national security team in place on Inauguration Day.
  • Jan 7, 2021
Vice President Pence declared Joe Biden the winner of the presidential election at the end of a violent and deadly day at the Capitol.
  • Jan 7, 2021
Several lawmakers, jarred by the riot, dropped plans to challenge the electoral tally.
  • Jan 7, 2021
As they waited out the Capitol siege in an undisclosed location, Republican leaders and members pleaded with Trump’s staunchest defenders to end their objection of the electoral college results.
  • Jan 6, 2021
The Senate action follows a House vote earlier this week, and the defense bill now becomes law despite the president’s objections.
  • Jan 1, 2021
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