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The president took executive actions Tuesday to combat racism and discrimination, an early move to fulfill his pledges on equity. They fall short of the sweeping actions civil rights groups are demanding, but the administration says there is more to come.

(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

How long can a GOP congressman who battled conspiracy theories and voted to remove Trump continue to survive?

President Biden is using a number that is not easily verified — and conflicts with progress shown on Defense Department contracts.

The president also signed more executive actions Tuesday, including orders on housing and prisons, as he outlined what the White House is calling his “racial equity agenda.”


What McConnell got — and didn’t — on the filibuster

It’s unlikely that all of this changed too much.

Tucker Carlson stands up for QAnon supporters

Carlson portrayed the conspiracy theorists as being canceled in a vastly oversimplified defense.

‘We need to get over being a divided country.’ What three Trump voters think of Biden’s call for unity.

These Trump voters see the “extreme left” and impeachment as sources of division.

Greene repeatedly endorsed violence against Democratic leaders and federal agents, a CNN review of her Facebook activity found.

The video streaming service said Giuliani repeatedly violated rules against posting false information about the recent election.

This is where Democrats and Republicans in the Senate stand on convicting President Trump. He was impeached by the House on Jan. 13, making him the first president in history to have been impeached twice.

Butch Bowers declined to say whether he voted for Trump. ‘The vote is sacrosanct, so I’m not going to talk about that,’ he said.

Less than a week after taking office, Biden lists U.S. complaints and pivots from Trump’s deference.

Acting U.S. Capitol police chief Yogananda Pittman told House members that a lack of officers and appropriate weaponry, plus poor communication and organization, contributed to the attack.

Police chief for the first time says a D.C. officer took his own life in aftermath of Capitol riot.

The nation wants to move on, but we can’t until we’ve dealt with the mess that lies behind us, in front of us and all around us.

City leaders cited upcoming impeachment trial, Biden’s February speech to Congress and potential extremist activity March 4.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) offered an objection questioning the constitutionality of impeaching a former president, and it won the backing of all but five Republicans.

  • Analysis

Only five Senate Republicans have consistently voted in opposition to Trump's post-election actions.

In a bracing floor speech, the longtime Republican leader said the minority would grind the chamber to a halt if the 60-vote supermajority requirement is eliminated.

Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,250 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.

  • Analysis

There's neither a mechanism for nor certainty of casting impeachment votes in secret.

The Biden White House will be the first administration to make ASL interpreters a regular fixture at news briefings.

  • Analysis

Want a Congress that looks like those of the late 1990s? Only 1-in-5 members of the House and Senate were around then.

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