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House Democrats plan to focus impeachment trial on how rioters reacted to Trump’s remarks

The impeachment managers and their advisers have scoured social media sites as they seek to build a case that the former president incited his supporters to attack the U.S. Capitol.
  • Jan 25, 2021

Fight over the rules grinds the Senate to a halt, imperiling Biden’s legislative agenda

The two parties have yet to agree how to operate the 50-50 chamber days after Democrats took control.
  • Jan 25, 2021

Lawmakers in both parties lobby White House for a more targeted relief bill

The private Zoom call Sunday that included key centrist lawmakers from both parties was an early test of whether Biden’s relief plan has a chance of passing Congress with bipartisan backing.
  • Jan 24, 2021

Turned off by Biden’s approach, GOP opposition to stimulus relief intensifies

Biden may find he can get a big plan or a bipartisan plan — but not both.
  • Jan 23, 2021

Top Senate Republicans push to delay Trump impeachment trial

McConnell and others said Trump needed more time to prepare since he was struggling to find a legal team.
  • Jan 21, 2021

McConnell seeks to delay Trump impeachment trial until February; Congress approves waiver for Austin to lead Pentagon

On his first full day in office, the president plans to focus on the top priority of his new administration: dealing with many aspects of the public health crisis.
  • Jan 21, 2021

On his first day, Biden signs executive orders to reverse Trump’s policies

Biden signed executive actions to require masks on all federal grounds and ask agencies to extend eviction moratoriums.
  • Jan 20, 2021

Biden propondrá reestructurar las leyes de inmigración en su primer día en el cargo

La propuesta incluye un camino de ocho años hacia la ciudadanía para inmigrantes sin estatus legal y una expansión de las admisiones de refugiados.
  • Jan 19, 2021

Biden to propose overhaul of immigration laws on first day in office

The effort would allow millions of immigrants here to start on a path to citizenship and expand refugee admissions as well as deploy technology to guard the border.
  • Jan 18, 2021

Democrats wrestle with length of Trump trial

Democrats are eager to punish Trump for inciting the attack on the U.S. Capitol, but wary of a Senate trial dragging on too long and slowing Biden’s agenda. They hope to keep the trial short without truncating their case.
  • Jan 15, 2021