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(Page 19) BEGINNING December 13,2020

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1/16/21

What is the economic impact of the latest round of lockdowns?

Republicans who voted for Trump’s impeachment receiving death threats

Trump leaves behind a Republican Party both broken and still in his grip

Republican lawmaker to ask Justice Department to investigate Trump's response to attack on U.S. Capitol

Impeachment trial tests Trump's grip on Senate GOP

Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP

In calling out Trump, Nikki Haley warns of a more sinister threat

'Hell, Yes,' Republicans Are Headed for a Bitter Internal Showdown

Rand Paul Warns One-Third of Republicans Will Leave Party if GOP Senators Back Impeachment

Pompeo’s last-minute actions on foreign policy will complicate Biden’s plans for a new direction

41 minutes of fear: A video timeline from inside the Capitol siege

A First for an American President, and a First for Donald Trump

Trump’s Financial Troubles May Be Just Beginning

Trump’s global games-playing needs fast undoing

Feeling Betrayed, Far-Right Extremists Have A New Message For Trump: 'Get Out Of Our Way'

Democrats seize on GOP donor fallout

Manchin: Removing Hawley, Cruz with 14th Amendment 'should be a consideration'

Biden transition outlines executive actions for first 10 days to deal with 'compounding crises'

Here's who gets a payment under Biden's $1,400 stimulus check proposal

Biden to prioritize legal status for millions of immigrants

Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across the U.S.

Massachusetts officials and public health experts see new hope in Biden’s ambitious vaccine plans
(No longer “50 states going in 50 different directions”)

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1/15/21

Dow falls more than 150 points to close out a losing week

Stimulus Checks Will Pay Bills Instead of Boosting Economy

Jobless Americans are still suffering. America must not look away.

GOP lawmakers explain why they voted for Trump's impeachment: 'It hurts my heart'

Former GOP congressman says he's leaving party: 'This has become a cult'

Republican lawmaker to ask Justice Department to investigate Trump's response to attack on U.S. Capitol

GOP divided over Liz Cheney's future

Abandon Trump? Deep in the G.O.P. Ranks, the MAGA Mind-Set Prevails

Sasse: Capitol rioters 'came dangerously close to starting a bloody constitutional crisis'

How the rioters who stormed the Capitol came dangerously close to Pence

Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer assistance ahead of inauguration

Mike Pence Has Nowhere to Go

Congressional Republicans balk at Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief plan, complicating push for quick passage

The post-Trump Republican Party has been gutted in almost every way imaginable

More than 390,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 23,497,000 cases have been reported)

Covid live updates: Biden to jumpstart federal vaccine push; UK strain could be dominant in U.S. by March

CDC warns highly transmissible coronavirus variant to become dominant in U.S.

Vaccine reserve was exhausted when Trump administration vowed to release it, dashing hopes of expanded access

Brooks and Capehart on Trump’s impeachment and Biden’s relief plan

Post-ABC poll: Overwhelming opposition to Capitol attacks, majority support for preventing Trump from serving again

Army: Up to 25,000 National Guard in DC for Biden inauguration

Inspectors general of several federal agencies open sweeping review of security, intelligence surrounding Capitol attack

Health Secretary Alex Azar resigning on Jan. 20

‘Trump’s horrific legacy: He destroyed the truth in America’ — Abe Foxman

Trump leaves White House with his lowest-ever approval rating after Capitol riot, impeachment

Undercutting Trump, Justice Dept. ends Pa. election investigation, having found ‘insufficient evidence’ of criminal intent

House Democrats introduce measures to oppose Trump's bomb sale to Saudis

Biden offers $1.9-trillion plan for aid

What’s in Biden’s $1.9 trillion emergency coronavirus plan

Biden to unveil coronavirus vaccine distribution plan as cases soar

Broad Institute’s Eric Lander stepping away to become Biden’s science adviser

Biden chooses former FDA commissioner Kessler as chief science adviser to federal vaccine effort
(Kessler, a close adviser on covid-19, will focus on accelerating the slow vaccine rollout)

Trump to depart White House hours before Biden inauguration, flying Air Force One to Mar-a-Lago last time

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1/14/21

Stocks close slightly lower as investors await details of Biden stimulus plan

Powell sees no interest rate hikes on the horizon as long as inflation stays low

Jobless claims surge to highest weekly total since August

The unemployment rate is above 20% for the lowest-paid workers, Fed’s Brainard says

U.S. December deficit hits $144 billion, record for the month

McConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time

GOP senators in spotlight as second impeachment trial looms

Pressure Mounts on Republicans to Buck Trump Amid Impeachment Battle

Few House Republicans defended Trump’s conduct as they opposed his second impeachment

Republicans’ Corporate Money Problem Is Getting Worse By The Day

Republican Party faces rage from both pro- and anti-Trump voters

McCarthy won't back effort to oust Cheney

Murkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again

GOP lawmaker buying body armor to protect against Trump supporters

The Republican Performance at the Impeachment Debate Set a New High-Water Mark for Shamelessness

The conscience of some conservatives
(The Republican Party launches an overdue civil war over Donald Trump)

Rudy Giuliani torched his credibility for Trump. He’s just the latest to find that wasn’t enough.

More than 387,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 23,249,000 cases have been reported.)

At least 11.1 million people have have received one dose of the vaccine in the U.S.
(More than 1.2 million people have been fully vaccinated in states reporting.
30.6 million doses have been distributed.)

California braces for highly contagious new coronavirus variants as vaccinations lag

New York says Covid vaccine appointments are booked 14 weeks out as expanded eligibility spurs demand

Dozens of people on FBI terrorist watch list came to D.C. the day of Capitol riot

Far-right groups make plans for protests and assaults before and after Inauguration Day

Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ border policy was pushed aggressively by Jeff Sessions, despite warnings, Justice Dept. review finds

Walls close in on Trump in final days

Trump is isolated and angry at aides for failing to defend him as he is impeached again

Carl Bernstein delivers blistering rebuke of Donald Trump’s GOP Congressional ‘cult’

What the world is saying about the U.S. after the Capitol attack and Trump’s impeachment

Biden unveiling $1.9 trillion plan to stem virus and steady economy

Biden unveils $1.9 trillion economic and health-care relief package

Business groups applaud Biden's COVID-19 relief plan

Biden taps Jaime Harrison to serve as Democratic chairman

As His Predecessor Is Impeached, Biden Tries to Stay Above the Fray

Amid fallout from Trump’s impeachment, Biden seeks to keep focus on coronavirus, economy

Trump seeks to freeze $27.4 billion of programs in final week of presidency

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1/13/21

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close slightly higher, led by tech shares

How being unemployed in 2020 could lead to a surprise tax bill

‘Shocked, disheartened, devastated’: Restaurant and hotel workers reel as layoffs soar again

McConnell blocks quick Trump trial, unsure how he'll vote

Trump impeachment trial likely during Biden presidency as McConnell refuses to reconvene Senate early

Republicans eager to subvert the 2020 election last week now insist the time has come for unity

Many Republicans sympathize with those who stormed the Capitol

Republicans Accuse Liz Cheney of Reading Constitution

Jordan calls on Cheney to step down from House leadership

Lindsey Graham Should Really Just Shut Up

Graham urging Biden to get Pelosi to 'call off' impeachment proceedings

GOP congressmen afraid they'll be killed if they vote to impeach, House Democrat says

A vote of conscience.’ Five House Republicans explain why they will vote to impeach Trump today.

The 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump

Stimulus: Rubio calls on Biden to increase direct payments to $2,000 'on the first day of your presidency'

Cotton: Senate lacks authority to hold impeachment trial once Trump leaves office

GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn Was Armed With Gun During Insurrection He Helped Incite

Impeachment vote reveals GOP torn over how to deal with Trump

Trump Impeached—Again
(The U.S. president was impeached on charges of “incitement of insurrection” in a vote that laid bare deep divisions within the Republican Party over its post-Trump future.)

More than 383,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 23,023,000 cases have been reported.)

Coronavirus updates: U.S. sets single-day death record, and new variants emerge

Covid live updates: U.S. has now administered 10 million Covid vaccine doses as daily deaths hit record high

House hands Trump a second impeachment, this time with GOP support

Trump's approval rating craters in final days

Census decision deals blow to Trump efforts on House seats

YouTube suspends Trump, days after Twitter and Facebook

Backlash to riot at Capitol hobbles Trump’s business as banks, partners flee the brand

Trump is reportedly stiffing Rudy Giuliani for his legal work to overturn the election

In bipartisan vote, the House impeaches Trump a second time

Pelosi calls Trump ‘clear and present danger to the nation’ during impeachment debate, thanks National Guard

Pelosi announces lawmakers will be fined $5,000 if they bypass metal detectors to House floor

Biden’s Path to Winning Back Blue-Collar Workers

In new video, Trump condemns violence without mentioning his second impeachment

Trump angrily watched impeachment proceedings while asking about path forward

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1/12/21

Stocks close flat, Goldman Sachs leads banks higher

Fed Sent $88.5 Billion in Profits to U.S. Treasury in 2020

McConnell Reportedly Pleased about Impeachment, Wants to Purge Trump from GOP

Growing number of GOP lawmakers say they support impeachment

Rep. Liz Cheney announces she will vote to impeach Trump

Early warning signs emerge for GOP after U.S. Capitol riots

‘There will be folks who try to kill us,’ says Republican congressman on going against Trump

Fractured by Trump, the G.O.P. Can’t Agree on a Way Back to Power

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley: There's 'very little opportunity' for Trump to lead the Republican Party, regardless of impeachment

Mitt Romney: ‘There must be a meaningful consequence’ for Trump inciting Capitol attack

Three House Republicans say they will vote to impeach Trump

Hawley, Cruz face rising anger, possible censure

GOP Sen. Tim Scott opposes impeaching Trump

'Stop the Steal' Organizer Says Several GOP Congressmen Helped Plan the Rally

Rep. Jim Jordan refuses to acknowledge Biden legitimately won the election

Former RNC chair says GOP will not be a governing majority again as long as it embraces Trumpism

Giuliani hit with disbarment complaint, faces possible expulsion from New York lawyers association

More than 379,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 22,798,000 cases have been reported.)

CDC expands Covid vaccination guidelines to everyone 65 and older

At least 9.3 million people have received one dose of the vaccine in the U.S.
(More than 530,000 people have been fully vaccinated in states reporting.)
(27.7 million doses have been distributed.)

Trump dropped by biggest lender Deutsche Bank for future business

Trump and Pompeo’s campaign of ‘diplomatic vandalism’

Trump wanted to be a modern-day Andrew Jackson. He wound up more like Andrew Johnson.

Supreme Court restores requirements for medication abortions, siding with Trump administration

FBI report warned of ‘war’ at Capitol, contradicting claims that there was no indication of looming violence

Justice Dept. investigating sedition and conspiracy charges and any terror links to violent storming of U.S. Capitol

The Capitol Rioters Weren’t ‘Low Class’
(The business owners, real-estate brokers, and service members who rioted acted not out of economic desperation, but out of their belief in their inviolable right to rule.)

House votes to officially call on Pence to remove Trump by invoking 25th Amendment, rebuffing the vice president’s objections

Trump administration reverses stance, will no longer hold back second shots of coronavirus vaccine

Trump says his rally speech before deadly Capitol riot was 'totally appropriate'

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1/11/21

Stocks close lower to start the week, pull back from all-time highs amid valuation concerns

U.S. small businesses to get more cash as pandemic loan program re-opens

Republicans block 25th Amendment resolution to oust Trump

GOP lawmakers told Trump takes some responsibility for Capitol riot

House GOP leader tells members to quit spreading lies on riot, antifa

Republicans gauge support for Trump impeachment

Congressional Republicans struggle to mount a response to Capitol riot

Nearly 6,000 lawyers and law students call for disbarment proceedings against Cruz and Hawley

GOP looks to win back Senate in 2022, as new NRSC chairman defends vote to reject Pa. results

After frosty few days, Pence, Trump appear to reach détente

“The Republican Party has a real opportunity to turn their backs on Trump”—calls to oust him grow

‘War for the soul’: Capitol riot elevates GOP power struggle between pro-Trump conspiracy theorists and party establishment

Treasury Department announces sanctions tied to Giuliani’s Biden attacks

More than 374,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 22,577,000 cases have been reported.)

Covid updates: U.S. death toll tops 375,000; President-elect Biden receives second vaccine dose

Recovered coronavirus patients should still get the vaccine, experts say

Holiday COVID surge pushes hospitals and ambulance crews to their breaking point

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s potential impeachment

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

After Capitol riot, 15,000 National Guard members could be deployed in D.C. during inauguration

Live updates: Acting homeland security secretary Wolf to step down, nine days ahead of Biden inauguration

Campaign finance system rocked as firms pause or halt contributions after election results challenge

Big banks pause political giving after mob assault on the Capitol

Analysis: Trump abdicating in the job he fought to retain

Trump remains defiant amid calls to resign

Supreme Court refuses quick action on last-di Trump election lawsuit

House barrels toward impeachment, and Biden scrambles to ensure it doesn’t hamper his agenda

House Democrats introduce impeachment article against Trump for inciting Capitol attack

Pelosi pushes ahead with impeachment, says Trump ‘imminent’ threat to democracy

Biden Taps Career Diplomat William Burns as CIA Director

Biden reportedly 'frustrated' with his coronavirus team as advisers worry 100 million vaccinations goal won't be met

Trump approves DC emergency declaration ahead of Biden inauguration

On its way out the door, Trump administration names Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism

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1/10/21

As Trump leaves office weakened, Republicans wonder if his wounds are fatal

Lawmakers may have been exposed to the coronavirus in Capitol lockdown, attending physician says

Republicans largely silent about consequences of deadly attack and Trump’s role in inciting it

Lawmakers who voted against Biden are denounced back home

Gosar's siblings push to have him removed from Congress after Capitol riot

Momentum for Trump impeachment soars as some in GOP say it's warranted after Capitol riot

Colin Powell: 'I can no longer call myself a fellow Republican'

Seemingly abandoning Trump, Pence said planning to attend Biden inauguration
(Reports say US vice president has decided to attend January 20 ceremony; incoming president says he’d be ‘honored to have him there’)

Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared

Outgoing Capitol Police chief: House, Senate security officials hamstrung efforts to call in National Guard

US Capitol rioters chanted ‘Hang Mike Pence’ — video footage

Capitol siege was planned online. Trump supporters now planning the next one.

Sunday shows - Capitol siege, Trump future dominate

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 1/10/21 | Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace January 10, 2021

CNN News 2020 - CNN Live Today 1/10/2021 - State of the Union With Jake Tapper

This Week With George Stephanopoulos 1/10/21 | ABC News January 10, 2021

Life Liberty & Levin 1/10/21 FULL | Breaking Fox News January 10, 2021

Trump raises his chances of facing charges
(The president’s last-gasp bid to retain power opens him to a potential historic criminal investigation.)

‘Always about him’: How Trump’s obsession with baseless election claims cost Republicans in Georgia

The need to reckon with Trump’s lies

Fauci Says Immunity from Trump Requires Two Doses of Impeachment

Democrats split on how hard to push impeachment

Democrats promise quick move to impeachment if 25th Amendment push fails

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him

Pelosi’s talk of limits on Trump’s nuclear power raises old worry
(The president has the sole authority to order a US nuclear attack, but some safeguards do exist)

Trump has not contacted Pence since storming of Capitol

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1/9/21

Stocks enter the manic, exuberant bull market stage, but that doesn’t mean it’s near ending

He’s on his own’: Some Republicans begin to flee from Trump

Some Senate Republicans are open to impeachment, but path ahead is uncertain

‘GOP senator: Trump 'committed impeachable offenses'

Sen. Josh Hawley becomes public enemy No. 1 on Capitol Hill

Angry Trump supporters harass Lindsey Graham at D.C. airport: 'Traitor!'

Arizona county's Republican committee votes to censure Cindy McCain

Majority of Americans want Trump removed immediately after U.S. Capitol violence: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Kim says North Korean efforts will focus on bringing US 'to their knees'

The Inciter-in-Chief
(How surprising can Donald Trump’s recent provocation be when for years he has served as an inspiration to bigots everywhere?)

ADL says Trump ‘unfit for office,’ should be removed from US presidency

Trump in new legal jeopardy after Capitol riots

A mob insurrection stoked by false claims of election fraud and promises of violent restoration

U.S. Diplomats Draft Dissent Cable Following Storming of Capitol by Pro-Trump Mob

‘Find the fraud’: Trump pressured a Georgia elections investigator in a separate call legal experts say could amount to obstruction

Two prominent figures are charged in Capitol riot. One wore a headdress with horns.

Joe Biden urges Republicans to emulate Mitt Romney’s integrity as they rebuild after Trump

Biden: Capitol rioters, ‘insurrectionists and anti-Semites,’ must be prosecuted

As Dems plan impeachment, Trump said to regret video vowing peaceful transition
(Democrats seek decisive, immediate action to ensure an ‘unhinged’ commander in chief can’t cause more damage)

Trump goes ‘ballistic’ over Twitter ban as it emerges president wanted to march to Capitol with supporters

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1/8/21

Stocks close at record highs, post weekly gain to start 2021

Economy sees job loss in December for the first time in eight months as surging virus takes toll

The jobs picture looks negative and could continue to be, but economists see underlying strength

US economy could suffer if Trump serves out his last 2 weeks, professor says

U.S. trade deficit soars to 14-year high in November

McConnell circulates procedures for second Senate impeachment trial of Trump

Member of Senate GOP leadership: Impeaching Trump 'not going to happen'

Republicans Splinter Over Whether to Make a Full Break From Trump

Republican senators now regret not doing more to contain Trump

Republicans rethink Trump support amid Capitol siege fallout, administration exodus

The GOP’s sudden and convenient distancing from Trump’s voter fraud claims

Sasse says Trump was 'delighted' and 'excited' by reports of Capitol riot

Ted Cruz Touts Courageous Record of Opposing Trump for Past Two Minutes

‘I want him out:’ Murkowski becomes first Senate Republican to call for Trump to resign

'Acting President Pence'? 25th Amendment can rein in Trump even without removing him from office

Video surfaces of Oregon GOP Rep holding state Capitol door open last month, allowing protesters to enter

More than 367,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 21,887,000 cases have been reported.)

Covid live updates: U.S. reports more than 4,000 deaths in one day; FDA pushes states to vaccinate more people

Post-infection coronavirus immunity usually robust after 8 months, study shows

COVID Relief: Pfizer Vaccine Works On Mutations Found In UK, South Africa: Study

Brooks and Capehart on the Capitol attack and Trump’s impeachment

Trump’s final days leave him more alone
(The president’s anger as his term ends is hastening the erosion of his power.)

Trump must be punished for what he did this week — and checked from doing worse

Trump Must Be Held Accountable

Most Americans blame Trump for Capitol attack but are split on his removal

Twitter permanently suspends Trump’s account

US judge blocks Trump administration's restrictions on asylum eligibility

Political appointees, career analysts clashed over assessments of Russian, Chinese interference in 2020 election

Feds say police found a pickup truck full of bombs and guns near Capitol insurrection as wide-ranging investigation unfurls

Pelosi tells House to move forward with impeachment if Trump does not resign

Pelosi spoke to Joint Chiefs chairman about preventing ‘unstable’ Trump from ordering nuclear strike

Biden assembling multitrillion-dollar stimulus plan with checks, unemployment aid

Biden’s NSC to focus on global health, climate, cyber and human rights, as well as China and Russia

With virus surging, Biden to speed release of COVID vaccines

Biden calls Trump 'unfit' but doesn't endorse impeachment

Inslee calls up National Guard as protests planned for start of Washington Legislature

Trump to skip Biden swearing-in — Biden’s fine with that

Trump suggests building own platform after Twitter ban

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1/7/21

Stocks rally to record highs, Nasdaq closes above 13,000 for the first time

Stock market news live updates: Stock futures steady after hitting record highs

TED CRUZ AND JOSH HAWLEY AREN’T SORRY

The Mob Is Gone, but the Crisis of the Republican Party Has Only Begun

The 147 Republicans Who Voted to Overturn Election Results

Insurrection:’ Mitt Romney blames Trump as a mob of his supporters storm the U.S. Capitol

‘Rep. Matt Gaetz and other GOP politicians baselessly suggest antifa is to blame for pro-Trump mob rioting into Capitol

‘Enough is enough’: A slew of Trump’s GOP allies finally hit their limit

Some Republicans hedge their bets on removing Trump from office

First Congressional Republican Openly Calls For Removing Trump With 25th Amendment

Cruz hits back after Ocasio-Cortez calls for his resignation

Shellshocked GOP ponders future with Trump

Cotton, Rubio Condemn Republicans Who Opposed Electoral Certification ‘For Political Advantage’

Six Republican lawmakers among rioters as police release photos of wanted

New GOP House member: I don't want my kids afraid 'every time that mommy goes to D.C.'

Pence opposes removing Trump under 25th Amendment

Trump's ex-White House chief of staff John Kelly supports using 25th Amendment to remove the President

Barr says Trump's conduct is a 'betrayal' of the presidency

More than 363,000people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 21,577,000 cases have been reported.)

At least 5.9 million people have been vaccinated in the U.S.
(21.4 million doses have been distributed.)

U.S. allies react in horror to Capitol assault, hold Trump responsible

US Jewish groups express ‘outrage,’ ‘disgust’ at DC violence, criticize Trump

WSJ editorial board says 'best case' is for Trump to resign amid calls for his removal

Betsy DeVos resigns as Education secretary, citing Trump’s role in riot

Aides weigh resignations, removal options as Trump rages against perceived betrayals

Trump’s remarks before Capitol riot may be investigated, says acting U.S. attorney in D.C.

Facebook will block Trump from posting at least for the remainder of his term

Trump’s legacy—the shame and the opportunity

Capitol breach prompts urgent questions about security failures

What’s happening is white privilege’: Kid-glove treatment of pro-Trump mob stirs anger

‘The United States Can’t Stay a Great Power Without Beating Threats at Home
(Before taking on challengers like China, Washington must put its own house in order.)

Pelosi and Schumer call for Trump’s immediate removal from office for ‘insurrection’

Live updates: Pelosi, Schumer call for Trump’s removal; Trump acknowledges new administration

Biden taps Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for labor

President Trump says he’ll work toward transition of power, condemns violence a day after inciting mob

After inciting riot, Trump now promises peaceful transfer of power

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1/6/21

Dow jumps 400 points to close at a record amid Georgia runoffs, escalating Capitol protests

Some Americans learn they won’t get a stimulus payment until they file their 2020 taxes

Mitch McConnell’s forceful rejection of Trump’s election ‘conspiracy theories’

Ted Cruz’s electoral vote speech will live in infamy

Utah Rep. John Curtis criticizes GOP challenge to electoral votes

Lindsey Graham says 'enough is enough' on Trump bid to overturn the election: 'Count me out'

Key GOP senators withdraw objections to Electoral College count

Republicans wake up, way too late, to Trump’s assault on democracy

Editorial: Republicans must stop this madness by dispelling Donald Trump’s lies
(The onus is now on Republicans to fix this mess)

GOP senators blame Trump after mob overruns Capitol

Texas Republicans remove party officer who celebrated attack on Capitol

Mike Pence rejects Trump’s call to overturn Biden election

Pence declares Biden winner of the presidential election after Congress finally counts electoral votes

More than 359,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 21,311,000 cases have been reported.)

U.S. Is Blind to Contagious New Virus Variant, Scientists Warn

U.S. accelerates plan to distribute vaccine through pharmacies

U.S. Capitol locked down as Trump supporters clash with police

Woman dies after shooting in U.S. Capitol; D.C. National Guard activated after mob breaches building

Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol, with one woman killed and tear gas fired

4 dead, 52 arrested after chaos on Capitol Hill

World stunned by Trump supporters storming U.S. Capitol, attempts to overturn election

Corporate group urges officials consider Trump's removal 'to preserve democracy

Officials discussing 25th Amendment for Trump following violence at Capitol

Impeach Trump. Tonight
(Then arrest him and prosecute him for inciting a riot.)

Trump Told Crowd ‘You Will Never Take Back Our Country With Weakness’
(As Congress prepared to certify the victory of his successor, President Trump railed against the election and helped set in motion hours of violence.)

This Violent Insurrection Is What Trump Wanted

Twitter locks Trump’s account for 12 hours and warns he could get kicked off permanently
(The president has fanned flames of unrest, putting new pressure on Big Tech to clamp down on his divisive online rhetoric.)

Trump’s Final Foreign-Policy Report Card

Trump set to be first president since 1932 to lose reelection, the House and the Senate

Justice Department also hacked by Russians in the ongoing cyberespionage campaign, officials say

Democratic lawmakers call for Pence to invoke 25th Amendment, remove Trump from office

Georgia runoff live updates and results: Democrats win control of U.S. Senate as Ossoff defeats Perdue

Democrats win two run-offs in Georgia—and control of the Senate

Biden condemns riots at Capitol, calls on Trump to demand end to siege

Biden plans to nominate Merrick Garland as his attorney general

Trump Told Crowd ‘You Will Never Take Back Our Country With Weakness’
(As Congress prepared to certify the victory of his successor, President Trump railed against the election and helped set in motion hours of violence.)

Trump attacks Pence as protesters force their way into Capitol

Trump administration added almost $15 billion in government red tape last year: report

Trump auctions drilling rights to Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday
(Move comes after major energy companies passed on drilling in a fragile habitat critical for threatened polar bears)

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1/5/21

Dow closes more than 150 points higher as oil surges, Georgia runoffs loom

NYSE boots out Chinese telecoms firms—and then it doesn’t

Stimulus: IRS 'Get My Payment' tracking tool now working for $600 direct payments

Wall Street urges GOP to accept election results even as some donate to Georgia Republicans

Dividing party, Republicans poised to challenge Biden win

The GOP’s identity crisis is about to get messier

Trump sabotaging GOP on his way out of office with push to overturn election

How worried do Republicans need to be about Trump targeting them for defeat?

Sen. Cruz to object to Arizona electors who certified Biden’s win when Congress counts the votes

GOP pollster says ‘the next 48 hours are going to be among the worst’ ever for Republicans

Republican Party faces defining moment under Trump's shadow

Are Republicans tilting at windmills with their electoral challenge?

George W. Bush to attend Biden inauguration

Kentucky GOP Set To Strip Dem Governor’s Emergency Powers To Control The Pandemic

Pennsylvania Republicans Spark Chaos By Refusing To Seat Democratic State Senator

Pence’s Choice: Side With the Constitution or His Boss

Pence told Trump he doesn't have power to block certification of Biden win

Mike Pompeo Appears To Finally Acknowledge Trump Loss, 9 Weeks After Election Day

More than 355,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
More than 21,060,000 cases have been reported.

Los Angeles is running out of oxygen for patients as covid hospitalizations hit record highs nationwide

U.S. health officials say they plan to stick with two-dose coronavirus regimen

U.S. intelligence community says Russia is ‘likely’ behind major cyberhacks of federal agencies

As Iran eyes Biden, could conflict still erupt with Trump?
(Iranians apply pressure by breaking nuclear deal with higher uranium enrichment, but experts say US president is becoming more unpredictable as he rages over election loss)

Georgia election official: Trump will be responsible if Perdue, Loeffler lose

Georgia voters deliver blow to Trump

Judge nixes latest Trump bid to invalidate Georgia election

Trump's Push to Undo Election Result Divides His Media Allies

An Insurgency From Inside the Oval Office

Trump’s bitter fight and the fragility of U.S. democracy

Trump's power wanes in closing weeks

Democrat Warnock wins Senate race; 2nd too early to call

Raphael Warnock wins Georgia runoff election against Sen. Loeffler, lifting Democratic hopes of claiming Senate majority

Democratic Senators Urge Joe Biden To Pick Doug Jones For Attorney General

Nanda: Biden has an uphill trek to restore America’s global reputation as a world leader

Senate Battle May Not Dramatically Affect Biden’s Foreign Policy

Trump administration seeks to undo decades-long rules on discrimination

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1/4/21

Stocks begin 2021 with a sell-off, Dow drops more than 300 points

Business leaders urge Congress to certify Biden win

GOP congressman suggests he regrets his vote for Trump

The Cheneys take on Trump

Senate GOP opposition grows to objecting to Electoral College results

Republicans condemn 'scheme' to undo election for Trump

Central Washington Rep. Dan Newhouse won’t join GOP effort to block Biden electoral votes

Mitt Romney calls Republican effort to reject Electoral College votes a threat to democracy

Tom Cotton and Chip Roy inject some logic into the GOP’s alogical electoral college gambit

How Republicans challenging Biden’s win are trying to have it both ways

Freshman senators backing Trump’s baseless election challenge showcase Republican radicalization

Trump sabotaging GOP on his way out of office with push to overturn election

Trump pressure campaign on Georgia backfires with GOP

Republican senators in Georgia runoffs get late boost from real estate, Wall Street donors

Georgia Secretary of State Blocks Caller After Receiving Unhinged Threats

We must stop calling Trump’s enablers ‘conservative.’ They are the radical right.

More than 352,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 20,789,000 cases have been reported.)

At least 4.6 million people have been vaccinated in the U.S.
(15.4 million doses have been distributed.)

Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker

CDC says Arizona has US's highest rate of new COVID-19 infections

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoffs

Trump's Call Leaves Allies Fearful for American Democracy

Trump’s Authoritarian Moment Is Here

Trump’s conspiracy train reaches the end of the line
(Republicans in Congress should be standing up for the results of the election and rejecting the president’s false accusations, not fueling them.)

Trump's call could put the President in jeopardy, legal experts say

There were 18 attempted calls from the White House to GA secretary of state's office, sources say

D.C. National Guard to be deployed during pro-Trump rallies

Democrats tighten control with House rules changes

Democrats ask FBI to investigate Trump after leaked call

House Democrats vow new effort on economic aid as 117th Congress begins

Biden Faces a Minefield in New Diplomacy with Iran

Biden holds last-minute rally for Georgia Senate hopefuls: 'The power is literally in your hands'

Trump's final push for Georgia runoff dominated by personal grievances

Trump at Georgia rally says he hopes Pence 'comes through for us'

Trump warns Cotton after senator says he won't object to Biden certification

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1/3/21

Investors are convinced the stock market party will continue in 2021

Minority-owned companies waited months for loans, data shows

Bitter GOP split upends the pomp as a new Congress takes over

Cruz disrupting the electoral college count won’t change anything. It can still hurt democracy.

Cruz says people accusing him of sedition need to 'calm down'

Republicans condemn 'scheme' to undo election for Trump

Cotton breaks with conservative colleagues who will oppose electoral vote count

Hogan says lawmakers' 'scheme' to overturn election results 'makes a mockery of our system'

A GOP lawmaker objected to seating US representatives from battleground states in response to colleagues that plan to object to the presidential election results

Paul Ryan excoriates planned GOP effort to challenge Biden's Electoral College win as 'anti-democratic and anti-conservative'

Skeptical Lindsey Graham suggests GOP Electoral College challenge is 'a political dodge'

Chris Christie says GOP lawmakers' objection of electoral college certification 'will go nowhere'

Conservatives push back on Washington state’s COVID-19 restrictions with protests and legislation

Coronavirus vaccine has arrived, but frustrated Americans are struggling to sign up

Fauci pushes back on Trump: Covid death numbers are 'real'

Ex-solicitor general says Trump 'talking like a mafia boss, and not a particularly smart mafia boss'

All 10 living former defense secretaries: Involving the military in election disputes would cross into dangerous territory

Sunday shows: Health officials push back on Trump's 'exaggerated' COVID death toll claim

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Live Updates: Pelosi reelected House speaker; new Congress convenes amid surging pandemic

What Biden's Cabinet picks signal about his presidency

Ocasio-Cortez says Trump's Georgia call is an impeachable offense

‘I just want to find 11,780 votes’: In extraordinary hour-long call, Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor

Here's the full transcript and audio of the call between Trump and Raffensperger

Trump to give Nunes Medal of Freedom: reports

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1/2/21

Cruz, cadre of other GOP senators vow not to certify Biden win without probe of baseless voter fraud claims

More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win

More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden winGOP torn over disputing electoral college results
(McConnell asks party to accept Biden’s win, but some are heeding Trump instead.)

Pence 'welcomes' efforts of lawmakers to 'raise objections' to Electoral College results

‘Grace and humor’: The vice presidents who certified their own election losses

Romney: Plan to challenge election 'egregious ploy' that 'dangerously threatens' country

Lindsay Graham slammed Mitch McConnell for delaying $2,000 stimulus payments: 'Going from $600 to $2,000 doesn't make you a socialist'

As Some Deficit Hawks Turn Dove, the New Politics of Debt Are on Display

Nearly half of Americans blame Republicans and McConnell, and 32% blame Democrats and Pelosi for the lack of $2,000 stimulus checks, a new poll shows

McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

Sen. Hawley tramples the 2020 vote in his run to 2024

Five GOP contenders — other than Trump — for 2024

Hospitals on high alert for new, more contagious COVID-19 strain

New York tops 1 million coronavirus cases

In Georgia runoff, Biden’s presidency meets early defining moment

Trump throws grenades into high-stakes Georgia Senate runoffs in final stretch

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1/1/21

World’s richest men added billions to their fortunes last year as others struggled

Congress overrides a Trump veto for the first time with Senate vote on defense bill

Frustrations flare as $2,000 checks blocked for fourth straight day

Graham bucks McConnell: $2,000 payments 'not socialism'

Rep-elect on Trump's Electoral College challenge: 'There's no question in my mind that I think he won'

Romney urges sweeping vaccine plan as U.S. surpasses 20 million COVID-19 cases

Loeffler, Perdue run hard-line pitch in swing state Georgia

Judge dismisses Gohmert lawsuit seeking to stymie Biden electoral college count

Ex-GOP senator suggests forming new party, calls Trump 'ringmaster' of Republicans

Brooks and Marcus on American politics in 2020 and its impact on Democracy

Coronavirus live updates: On first day of 2021, US records its 20 millionth case; Turkey confirms 15 new cases of new strain

Here's Why Distribution of the Vaccine Is Taking Longer Than Expected

COVID-19 deaths flood system in L.A.
(Morgues overflow, funeral homes turn away families as fatalities in county surge at year’s end.)

Polis’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions catches local health agencies off guard, raises “deep concerns”

Trump's efforts to end 'forever wars' only reshuffles deployed troops

Pentagon to resume briefings for Biden transition team after ‘irresponsible’ delays, report says

Federal employees to receive 1 percent pay raise under Trump executive order

White House moves to freeze some foreign aid, defying Congress in Trump’s final days

Trump vetoes bipartisan driftnet fishing bill

Trump calls Georgia Senate runoffs 'both illegal and invalid' in New Year's tweets

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12/31/20

Dow rises nearly 200 points, hits record high to wrap up wild 2020

The stock market is ending 2020 at record highs, even as the virus surges and millions go hungry

When workers can expect to receive the new $300 unemployment boost

Weekly jobless claims fall for a second straight week

McConnell refuses to budge on $2,000 stimulus checks as Schumer offers separate votes on other Trump demands

Sen. Sasse calls effort to overturn electoral college vote a 'dangerous ploy'

GOP Sen. Ben Sasse slams Republicans who plan to delay certification of Joe Biden's win

GOP lawmaker criticizes Trump, colleagues for 'trying to discredit' the election

Lindsey Graham calls for stand-alone vote on $2,000 stimulus checks

Early Voting Numbers in Georgia Senate Races Put G.O.P. on Edge

Sen. David Perdue became wealthy outsourcing work to Asia. Now the former CEO stands with Trump, who wants to ‘end our reliance on China.’

Georgia’s Perdue to quarantine after possible coronavirus exposure, on weekend before Senate runoffs

The Unbearable Weakness of Trump’s Minions
(Senator Josh Hawley isn’t just engaging in civic vandalism—he is an emblem of a weak and rotten Republican Party.)

Vice President Pence seeks rejection of lawsuit that aimed to expand his power to overturn the presidential election

More than 344,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 19,970,000 cases have been reported.)

Coronavirus updates: Trump administration falls far short of vaccination goals as new virus variant looms

Shots are slow to reach arms as Trump administration leaves final steps of mass vaccination to beleaguered states

More infectious COVID-19 variant found in Florida: state officials

The Mutated Virus Is a Ticking Time Bomb

Highly contagious new virus strain increases pressure to speed up the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations

Dr. Fauci says slow Covid vaccine rollout has been ‘disappointing’

Wall Street Journal editorial board knocks Trump's 'embarrassing Electoral College hustle'

Trump ‘did not want anyone tested for Covid unless they were in hospital and vomiting’

Pelosi appoints first woman as House chaplain

Trump budget director bans key staffers from meeting with Biden transition team, says report

In dueling New Year messages, Trump reflects while Biden looks ahead

Trump returns to Washington early ahead of Republican plan to disrupt certification of Biden's win

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12/30/20

Dow rises for the fourth time in five days, ekes out record closing high

How the pandemic drove massive stock market gains, and what happens next

How quickly will America’s labour market recover?
(Long-term unemployment is high, but pent-up demand could help bring it down)

McConnell says push by Democrats, Trump for $2,000 stimulus checks has ‘no realistic path to quickly pass the Senate’

Hawley’s plan to contest electoral college vote certification ensures drawn-out process

GOP senator to object to Electoral College results, forcing Congress to vote on overturning Biden's win

Trump upends GOP’s renewed focus on deficits, splitting party with push for $2,000 checks

More than 341,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 19,745,000 cases have been reported.)

New, Reportedly More Infectious Covid-19 Strain Has Been Identified In California; “Likely More Cases In CA,” Says Fauci

Vaccine rollout hits major snags
(“This should be D-Day right now,” said one expert. But it’s not.)

Trump pardon of Blackwater Iraq contractors violates international law: U.N.

Pence's former top aide said Trump is 'encouraging' violence on the day Congress votes to seal the 2020 election result

House Democrats cannot immediately access President Trump’s tax and financial records, after court ruling

On Jan. 20, Biden to issue memo freezing Trump administration's midnight regulations

Biden picks Hicks to be first female deputy defense secretary

Biden, Harris to make closing pitches in Georgia’s Senate runoff contests

Trump upends GOP’s renewed focus on deficits, splitting party with push for $2,000 checks

Trump calls for Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a fellow Republican, to resign

Trump to cut Florida trip short, return to Washington on Thursday

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12/29/20

Stocks close lower after hitting record highs, Dow and S&P 500 snap 3-day winning streak

Mnuchin: Stimulus payments to begin arriving Tuesday night

If stimulus checks are raised to $2,000, here’s how that would work

McConnell blocks Democrats’ attempt to quickly approve $2,000 stimulus checks amid pressure on GOP to act

Senate GOP blocks swift vote on Trump’s $2,000 checks

GOP pollster says Trump’s demand for $2,000 stimulus checks is a nightmare for Republicans in Georgia

GOP Sens. Loeffler, Perdue Announce Support For Trump's $2,000 Stimulus Checks Drive

GOP senator says he'll block consent for $2,000 stimulus checks

Growing GOP Support for Independent Counsel To Investigate Hunter Biden’s Foreign Business Dealings

Ted Cruz Got $35 Million For Billionaire Fracking Donors In Last COVID-19 Aid: Report

Pence refused to sign on to plan to overturn election, lawyers say

Luke Letlow, GOP congressman-elect from Louisiana, dies of covid-19

More than 337,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than19,468,000cases have been reported.)

First case of highly infectious coronavirus variant detected in Colorado

L.A. County hospitals turn away ambulances, put patients in gift shop: ‘I’ve never seen anything like this’

Dr. Fauci Just Made a Scary Admission About the COVID Surge

Disharmony, disease, and defeat for Donald Trump

Trump, in his final days, goes full King Lear

Manhattan DA brings in forensic accounting specialists for Trump probe

Federal judge: 'Not surprising that a criminal like Trump pardons other criminals'

Georgia signature audit finds no fraud in presidential election

Biden calls Trump pandemic effort a ‘travesty’ and vows extensive federal response to coronavirus

Biden will invoke Defense Production Act to boost Covid vaccine production, advisor says

Under Biden, the Justice Department is expected to again police the police

Judge orders two Georgia counties to halt voter purge ahead of Senate runoff

Trump campaign asks Supreme Court to review Wisconsin challenge

Trump lashes out at ‘weak and tired’ Republican congressional leadership

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12/28/20

Dow jumps 200 points to record as traders cheer stimulus bill signing

Investors believe the stock market could see headwinds under a Biden presidency

The next round of stimulus checks is on the way. What you need to know

Treasury will try to start sending stimulus checks by end of week, rushing after Trump’s delay

‘It’s just senseless.’ Despite COVID relief, unemployed Americans still worry about paying their bills

GOP official hospitalised twice with Covid since attending White House Hanukkah party

Congressman, other Republicans sue Vice President Pence in last-ditch effort to overturn Biden win

More than 333,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 19,268,000 cases have been reported.)

Tracking the coronavirus vaccine, state by state

1 of Every 17 People in the U.S. Has Been Infected, and 1 in 1,000 Has Died. Yet the Worst May Lie Ahead.

Increase in coronavirus admissions prompts a Los Angeles hospital to use chapel, gift shop for new patients

US officials promised 20 million vaccinated against coronavirus by the end of the year. It's going slower than that

Amy Walter and Errin Haines on Trump’s relief reversal and the Georgia elections

Murdoch’s New York Post urges Trump to accept defeat: ‘You’re cheering for an undemocratic coup’

Trump's hesitation on relief bill will delay aid payments

Schumer to try to pass $2K stimulus checks bill Tuesday

Ocasio-Cortez rails against both Democrats and Republicans who opposed $2,000 direct payments

House musters votes to override Trump’s veto of defense bill, setting up first such rebuke during his presidency

House votes to boost stimulus checks to $2,000 with bipartisan support
(Lawmakers voted to meet a Trump demand that nearly upended the massive spending-and-stimulus bill. Senate action is uncertain.)

House votes to increase COVID checks to $2,000, sending Trump’s request to GOP-controlled Senate

Biden accuses Trump appointees of obstructing transition on national security issues

Biden says his transition team has 'encountered roadblocks' from Trump appointees

Trump's final days try to turn the military into a political pawn

U.S. bolsters support for Taiwan and Tibet, angering China
(Trump angers China)

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12/27/20

Analysis: Tech's reign over U.S. stock market to be tested in 2021

Boeing on edge as a shrunken commercial jet industry limps into 2021

Trump signs coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law after lengthy delay

Trump signs stimulus and government spending bill into law, averting shutdown

Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief

Five GOP senators to watch in next month's Electoral College fight

GOP Problem Solvers Caucus co-chair says he'll vote in favor of $2,000 checks

Growing number of House Republicans warm to proxy voting

GOP senator on Trump pardons: 'It is legal, it is constitutional, but I think it's a misuse of the power'

‘Sad and an utter scam’: Republican congressman accuses Trump of temper tantrums and conspiracy theories

Marco Rubio accuses Fauci of having ‘lied’ about face masks and ‘distorting’ facts

Violence against women surges during COVID-19 crisis as Senate Republicans block anti-domestic violence law

Sunday shows - Trump's COVID-19 relief bill opposition dominates

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Democrats promise Biden-era abortion showdown over Hyde Amendment

Trump signs coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law after lengthy delay

Trump signs stimulus and government spending bill into law, averting shutdown

Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief

Trump to hold rally in Georgia ahead of Senate runoffs

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12/26/20

Unemployment benefits expire for millions as Trump rages

Millions of Americans lose jobless benefits as $900B relief bill sits on President Trump's desk

'We are struggling': A bleak Christmas for America's jobless

Graham: Trump 'more determined than ever' to get bigger stimulus payments

Lindsey Graham finally wants to begin a dialogue about the debt

Despite smooth election, GOP leaders seek vote restrictions

Judge dismisses Nunes's defamation suit against Washington Post

Former Bush Official Lashes GOP For Supporting 'Delusional' And 'Unhinged' Trump

Mnuchin’s loyalty to Trump could end with painful setback as president shreds stimulus deal
(Democrats and Republicans had thought Mnuchin was speaking for the president in negotiating the $908 billion pact, but Trump quickly called it a ‘disgrace’)

Dark days: Experts fear the holidays will fuel the US crisis

CDC issues new guidance about vaccinations for people with underlying health conditions

Possibility of one-dose vaccine raises hopes for faster rollout

Amy Coney Barrett steers the Supreme Court to the right, but not toward President Trump

Americans’ acceptance of Trump’s behavior will be his vilest legacy

Democrats set to clash in special House elections

In pursuing historic climate change agenda, Biden may find surprising ally

Biden says Trump 'abdicating responsibility' by refusing to sign economic relief bill

Biden pushes Trump to sign COVID-19 bill: 'It needs to be signed into law now'

Trump criticizes Senate Republicans ahead of election results vote, urges a 'fight'

Trump tweet rant rips Congress, Senate Republicas, Supreme Court, Justice Department

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12/25/20

Millions set to lose jobless benefits amid Trump standoff with Congress

GOP turns to Georgia White evangelicals to save Senate majority

GOP seeks to avoid messy Trump fight over Electoral College

U.S. will require negative coronavirus test for all airline passengers from U.K.

Brooks and Tumulty on a COVID relief bill in limbo

Anger at Congress, Trump mounts among governors

For a Defeated President, Pardons as an Expression of Grievance

Trump wields pardon power as political weapon, rewarding loyalists and undermining prosecutors

Relief bill in Trump limbo arrives at Mar-a-Lago

Trump’s attack on social media firms is nearing defeat
(FCC chairman misses a key deadline for weakening companies’ liability shield.)

Trump addresses ‘terrible pandemic’ in Christmas message, then hits out at Republicans abandoning him over election defeat

In official Christmas Day message, Trump barely mentions Covid; Biden talks of pandemic's pain

Biden on working with Senate Republicans: 'I'll never publicly embarrass them'

Black Voters Want President Biden to Take a Cue From Candidate Biden

As Biden zeroes in on attorney general pick, some worry one contender is too moderate on criminal justice issues

Meet Biden's pick to lead the US intelligence community

Democrats in Georgia Senate contests take in more than $200M

'Christmas miracle': Trump touts COVID-19 vaccines, thanks military and first responders in greeting

Trump pushes again for $2,000 stimulus checks; COVID-19 relief bill still in limbo

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12/24/20

COVID-19 relief bill: Wall Street sees an economic 'tailspin' if Trump doesn't sign

Trump's Attack on Coronavirus Relief Divides GOP and Threatens Recovery

Judge throws out GOP lawsuit to close Georgia ballot drop boxes after business hours

House Republicans block Democrats’ effort to advance $2,000 stimulus checks pushed by Trump
(The Christmas Eve move came as Trump was refusing to sign a $900 billion economic relief package into law)

Relief bill being sent to Trump in Florida

FL Gov. DeSantis won’t prioritize essential workers for vaccine

Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count

'Slower than expected': Covid vaccines not being given as quickly as projected

Vaccines will work against new coronavirus variants spreading through U.K. and South Africa, experts believe

Fauci’s Christmas Eve: Turning 80 and fighting the pandemic

Russian hackers compromised Microsoft cloud customers through third party, putting emails and other data at risk

Trump can't let go of his quest for revenge against Republicans who he believes betrayed him, even if it means blowing up the stimulus bill

The Trump administration wants to take credit for a covid vaccine. Trump supporters are undermining it.

Trump Back At Mar-A-Lago, Raising Taxpayer Golf Tab To $151.5 Million

Trump attorneys risk disciplinary action over wave of election suits

Trump is trashing the government on his way out. Biden is confident he can fix it.

'I’m going to get in trouble for saying this': President-elect Biden disputes Democratic debt cancellation plan

Trump rails against federal spending that he requested in his budget

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12/23/20

S&P 500 closes flat, giving up most of the gains in the final minutes of trading

The pandemic plus lockdown added up to deep recessions

GOP senator on Trump pardons: 'This is rotten to the core'

Republicans waiting to see what Trump does on relief package

Republicans vent over surprise Trump move on COVID-19 relief

McCarthy to offer UC request to revisit foreign spending in omnibus

We've finally arrived at the moment every Republican should've seen coming

More than 325,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 18,423,000 cases have been reported.)

Evidence mounts: a new coronavirus variant is more transmissible

What to Know About the COVID Antibody Drugs That Could Help Many

Pfizer to supply U.S. with 100 million more Covid shots by July

Trump’s last-minute outburst throws pandemic relief effort into chaos

Trump leaves Washington in limbo with relief threat

A President Unhappy, Unleashed and Unpredictable

Democrats pressure McConnell to give in to Trump’s demand for $2,000 stimulus checks: ‘Let’s do it!’

AOC and Pelosi push to take up President Trump on his offer for $2,000 stimulus checks

Biden castigates Trump over recent cyberattack on U.S. government

Biden’s policies on climate change

How Biden will deal with the Pentagon's generals

Trump administration offering Indonesia billions in aid for Israel normalization

Trump grants pardons or clemency to another 29 people, including Charles Kushner and two convicted in Russia probe

Trump pardons Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, and father of Jared Kushner

Trump vetoes colossal $740 billion defense bill, breaking with Republican-led Senate

Trump vetoes defense bill, teeing up holiday override votes in Congress

Trump Directs His Wrecking Ball at the COVID-19 Relief Bill and Mitch McConnell

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12/22/20

S&P 500 falls for a third day even after Congress passes long-awaited Covid stimulus deal

Some might not receive a $600 stimulus check this time around. Here’s why

Consumer relief: COVID bill to end 'surprise' medical bills

Absent Federal Aid, How Bad Are State Budgets?

McConnell: Senate to return Dec. 29 for potential Trump veto override vote

Exasperated over last-minute budget vote, Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez find rare agreement

Sen. Romney against $600 stimulus checks, wanted smaller relief package

Rick Scott was one of six senators to vote against spending bill. Here’s why

Graham responds to 'clueless' Biden: 'It's not personal'

Republicans plunge into open battle over attempts to overturn Trump’s loss to Biden

Growing number of GOP lawmakers back Electoral College challenge

Republican Leaders in Congress Could Stop This at Any Point. They Choose Not To.
(The profitable vein of idiocy running through American conservatism—and, therefore, through the Republican Party—will continue for the foreseeable future.)

More than 321,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 18,175,000 cases have been reported.)

CDC says new Covid strain in UK could already be circulating undetected in U.S.

Pfizer Nears Deal With Trump Administration to Provide More Vaccine Doses

Confusion reigns as companies, industries try to navigate U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rollout

WH virus coordinator Deborah Birx says she will retire

FBI links Iran to online hit list targeting top officials who’ve refuted Trump’s election fraud claims

Pennsylvania man charged with registering dead relatives to vote for Trump

Pelosi responds to Trump: Let's push for $2K checks 'this week'

Biden promises 3rd round of stimulus checks, but says the specific amount would be 'a negotiating issue'

Biden says U.S. will 'respond in kind' for SolarWinds hack blamed on Russia

Live updates: Biden calls cyber breach ‘grave risk to national security’; California governor taps Padilla to replace Harris in the Senate

Biden picks Miguel Cardona, Connecticut schools chief, as education secretary

Kamala Harris campaigns in Georgia: '2020 ain't over until Jan. 5'

Kamala Harris in favor of Republicans getting vaccine after downplaying COVID-19

California Gov. Newsom selects Alex Padilla to replace Kamala Harris in the Senate

Florida Democrat files petition to disbar Gaetz

Senator: Treasury Dept. email accounts compromised in hack

Trump grants clemency to 20 people, including three ex-GOP members of Congress and two men convicted in the Russia probe

Trump goes after No. 2 Senate Republican John Thune, calling his 'political career over!!!'

Trump attacks Thune: 'He will be primaried in 2022'

Live updates: Trump demands $2,000 stimulus checks; calls long awaited coronavirus relief bill a ‘disgrace’

Trump calls on Congress to approve $2,000 stimulus checks, hinting that he might not sign economic relief bill into law without changes

Trump calls Covid relief bill unsuitable and demands Congress add bigger stimulus payments

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12/21/20

S&P 500 closes lower in volatile session after new Covid strain causes U.K. to lock down

America’s Congress agrees on a long-overdue stimulus compromise

Here’s what’s in the new $900 billion stimulus package

Americans will get stimulus checks as soon as next week, Mnuchin says

Calculate how much you’ll get from the $600 (or more) coronavirus checks

The next stimulus deal will be even harder to get

Congress unveils $2.3 trillion government spending and virus relief package

Senate approves huge spending package, sends economic relief measure to Trump for enactment

As Senate pro-tempore, Grassley could preside over counting of Electoral College votes if Pence is unable

'In the Senate, it would go down like a shot dog,' Senate Majority Whip John Thune says of House GOP attempts to overturn the election

Republicans desperate to avoid floor fight over Electoral College vote

As Trump pushes baseless fraud claims, Republicans pledge tougher voting rules

McConnell vows to hold votes on Biden's Cabinet picks

Anger as Republican lawmakers who played down pandemic jump vaccine queue

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on what an economic aid bill means for Biden

More than 318,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 18,006,000 cases have been reported.)

Are new coronavirus strains cause for concern?

Fauci says he would advise against additional restrictions on UK travel as country grapples with new coronavirus variant

Undercutting Trump, Barr says there’s no basis for seizing voting machines, using special counsels for election fraud, Hunter Biden

Attorney General Barr breaks with Trump, says SolarWinds hack ‘certainly appears to be the Russians’

Trump administration officials subpoenaed in probe into alleged 'extensive and dangerous' political interference at CDC

‘We were complicit’: Lawyer who worked for Trump administration pens op ed apologising to US

Trump assembles a ragtag crew of conspiracy-minded allies in flailing bid to reverse election loss

‘A real mess’: Trump is leaving behind crises and undermining Biden before he takes office

House approves huge spending package, rushing to send economic relief to pandemic-stricken country

Senate Democrat says cyberattack on Treasury 'appears to be significant'

Democrats see grim prospects in final election results despite Biden’s win

Pandemic Aid Boosts Biden and Shows a Potential Path for His Agenda in Congress

Joe Biden receives Covid vaccine on live television, encourages Americans to get inoculated

Palestinians Place Their Bets on Biden Undoing Trump’s Snubs

Harris’ changing role in Senate
(A partisan before, she will need GOP help to further Biden agenda.)

Trump's final trade jab may be tariffs on Vietnamese goods

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12/20/20

Details emerge on $600 stimulus checks, jobless benefits as Congress rushes to finalize deal

Congress seals agreement on COVID relief, government funding

White House secures ‘three martini lunch’ tax deduction in draft of coronavirus relief package
(President Trump has long seized on the tax break as a way to revive the restaurant industry. But economists have panned it as ineffective and largely benefiting the wealthy.)

Senators reach deal on Fed powers, setting stage for coronavirus relief passage

Senate majority leader announces approximately $900 billion deal on emergency relief package

Hill leaders reach $900 billion Covid relief deal in breakthrough following partisan disputes

Here’s what’s in the new $900 billion stimulus package

Congress to approve $1.375 billion for border wall in 2021

Republican officials say Colorado elections are fair. Some Republican voters doubt it

Romney: Trump has 'blind spot' on Russia in face of hacking 'invasion'

'Really sad': Romney says Trump should tout vaccines instead of election conspiracies

Coronavirus updates: Congress agrees on $900B relief deal with stimulus checks; first Moderna vaccines roll out of distribution center

Major U.S. companies are lobbying in a scrum for early vaccine

Incoming surgeon general says widespread coronavirus vaccination may not happen until 'mid-summer, early fall,' extending the timeline by months

Sunday shows - COVID-19 relief, cyberattack dominate

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A President Who Can't Put Aside Grudges, Even for Good News

Heated Oval Office meeting included talk of special counsel, martial law as Trump advisers clash

The coronavirus vaccine could be the greatest accomplishment of his administration. So where is Trump?

Lack of deal-making is Trump’s legacy
(Struggling COVID aid talks show again that he doesn’t live up to hype on negotiations.)

Trump says massive cyberattack ‘under control,’ plays down Russian role

Trump campaign will again ask U.S. high court to upend election results

Trump says he spoke with Sen.-elect Tuberville, who has hinted at backing electoral college challenge next month

Trump pushes back on reported talk of martial law: 'Fake News'

Trump calls Bolton 'one of the dumbest people in Washington' after former aide weighs in on martial law report

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12/19/20

Wall Street strategists see stocks gaining 9% in 2021 after a possible speed bump to start the year

Millions will lose jobless benefits temporarily even if Congress reaches stimulus deal

Some pandemic aid for the jobless and for renters may end soon. Here’s what you need to know.

Aid to states and cities likely to be cut out of stimulus deal, leaving governors and mayors on the ropes
(Mayors in New Orleans and San Francisco, and governors in states including New York and Illinois, have sounded new alarms about the perils of sustained Washington inaction.)

Lawmakers hit major roadblock over GOP plan to limit Federal Reserve, imperiling weekend deal for emergency relief package
(Both Democrats and Republicans say an issue over the Federal Reserve’s authority remains a significant hurdle.)

A Brazen Republican Power Play Is Blocking Essential COVID-19 Relief

Lawmakers reach compromise over GOP proposal to rein in Fed’s powers, clearing path for a stimulus package deal

Senate GOP absences snag Trump nominees

GOP congressman says he will not take the Covid vaccine because he’s ‘an American'

CDC issues new guidance addressing allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccine

‘I am responsible’: Warp Speed chief accepts blame for reduced vaccine doses but creates new confusion about quality control steps
(Gen. Gustave Perna said the problem stemmed from mistaken forecasts he initially gave state officials, which did not account for steps involved in clearing vaccine batches for release.)

Employers Are Allowed To Require Employees To Get Coronavirus Vaccine, Government Says

The inside story of how Trump’s denial, mismanagement and magical thinking led to the pandemic’s dark winter

Most Americans won't get a COVID-19 vaccine until later next year. Biden's team wants to move faster.

We’re in a crisis’: Biden says U.S. needs to defeat climate change as he introduces team, priorities

Progressives Try to Sway Biden on Top Foreign-Policy Jobs

Trump contradicts Pompeo in bid to downplay massive hack of U.S. government, Russia’s role

Trump downplays impact of hack, questions whether Russia involved

After days of silence, Trump says Russian cyberattack may have been China

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12/18/20

Dow falls more than 100 points as lawmakers struggle to seal last-minute stimulus deal

More bad jobs news: 885,000 people filed for unemployment benefits last week

Unemployment Claims Show Impact of Layoffs as Virus Surges

The coronavirus crisis is leaving labor market scars that will take years to heal

Fight over Fed emergency loans holds up COVID-19 stimulus, unemployment checks

Stimulus deal will not extend emergency paid sick leave, which helped slow the spread of covid-19

Congress approves stopgap measure with hours before lapse in government funding

Congress averts shutdown; fight continues over pandemic aid

GOP senator blocks bill to provide $1,200 stimulus checks

COVID-19 stimulus talks hit an unexpected setback when a GOP senator insisted on extra rules to throttle lending by the Federal Reserve

Top Republicans offer conflicting messages about Trump’s loss while campaigning in Georgia

GOP turns to Georgia White evangelicals to save Senate majority

Judge skewers GOP over suit targeting newly registered voters in Georgia

An outraged Kemp blasts pro-Trump conspiracy theorists harassing his family

GOP inches toward an unprecedented attempt to overturn the 2020 election

More than 312,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 17,423,000 cases have been reported.)

Coronavirus live updates: Nearly all of California under stay at home order as FDA authorizes second vaccine

December is shaping up to be the Covid pandemic’s deadliest month yet in the U.S.

U.S. clears Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for emergency rollout

Pelosi, McConnell receive coronavirus vaccine from the Capitol’s top doctor

Pence receives coronavirus vaccine Friday morning

Suspected Russian hack is much worse than first feared: Here’s what you need to know

Russia is behind the broad, ongoing cyber spy campaign against the U.S. government and private sector, Pompeo says

Shields and Brooks celebrate a lifetime in American politics

The Veterans Organizing to Stop Trumpism
(A former Navy SEAL oversaw the creation of a new code of conduct that puts loyalty to democracy above politics.)

Meghan McCain hits Trump over attacks on father: 'You have disgraced the office of the presidency'

Supreme Court won’t decide yet if Trump can exclude undocumented immigrants when allocating congressional seats

Biden team expresses concern over 'abrupt halt' in cooperation with Pentagon

Once friends, Biden calls Lindsey Graham ‘a personal disappointment’ for not recognizing election win

Donald Trump plans to shut two remaining US consulates in Russia

Trump praises Tuberville after Alabama GOP senator-elect leaves open objecting to election results January 6

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12/17/20

Stocks close at record highs as traders bet that a fiscal stimulus deal is coming

Weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, hit highest level since early September

How the Economy Is Actually Doing, in 9 Charts

Fed cautiously optimistic on economy
(Policymakers and other experts see vaccines and pent-up demand spurring a strong 2nd half of ’21.)

Fed's Powell warns Washington will remain on economic clean-up duty for foreseeable future

Nearly 46,000 businesses slashed 401(k) contributions during pandemic

‘Unemployed in America: 'There's No Foundation at All Right Now. We're on Gravel.'

Congress set to blow past shutdown deadline amid coronavirus talks

Robbing Peter to pay Paul.’ Congress chooses checks over other relief that might help economy more.

McConnell signals stimulus checks are one of the 'major pillars' of the deal

McConnell getting much of what he wants in emerging relief deal

Top GOP senator warns of potential for brief shutdown

Sen.-elect Tuberville suggests he'll back effort on challenge Electoral College vote

Romney: 'Stunning' for White House not to respond on Russian cyberattack

After Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, GOP Lawmaker Deletes Post Mocking Precautions

GOP places focus anywhere but Atlanta in Georgia runoffs

Chuck Grassley hasn't called Joe Biden, but says 'I would talk to him' if he calls

Texas lawsuit was the last straw. I'm leaving the Republican Party: Former NH GOP chair

Pence said planning to visit Israel on international tour starting January 6

More than 309,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 17,181,000 cases have been reported.)

Coronavirus live updates: FDA advisory panel gives safety OK to 2nd vaccine

FDA vows to move 'rapidly’ to authorize second coronavirus vaccine

FDA advisers recommend second coronavirus vaccine, with agency action expected soon

Vaccine Distribution Tracker: How Many Doses Can Your State Expect?

States report confusion as government reduces vaccine shipments, while Pfizer says it has ‘millions’ of unclaimed doses

Pfizer says 'millions' of vaccine doses are waiting to be shipped — but the government hasn't told them where to go

Anthony Fauci issues Christmas COVID-19 warning: 'We have a big problem'

Federal investigators find evidence of previously unknown tactics used to penetrate government networks

William Barr Is Going, But His Trumpian Legacy Remains

As Trump Leaves the White House, His Imprint on the Judiciary Deepens

White House aides talked Trump out of last-minute demand for stimulus checks as big as $2,000

Pelosi to get COVID-19 vaccine in 'next few days' as vaccination program begins for lawmakers

Four House Democrats push Biden to cancel $50,000 in federal student debt for borrowers

Joe Biden may be tougher than the GOP expects

Biden picks top North Carolina environmental official to run EPA

Biden taps environmental law expert Brenda Mallory to head White House Council on Environmental Quality

With historic picks, Biden puts environmental justice front and center

Biden warns that his Covid aid depends on Georgia Senate victories for Warnock, Ossoff

Trump says he will veto $740 billion defense bill, breaking with Republican-led Senate

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12/16/20

S&P 500 inches higher amid stimulus hopes, Fed commitment to keep supporting economy

Fed commits to keep buying bonds until the economy gets back to full employment

Fed raises its economic outlook slightly, sees 4.2% growth next year and 5% unemployment rate

Fed leaders more optimistic on jobs, GDP growth at final 2020 policy meeting

America’s biggest companies are flourishing during the pandemic and putting thousands of people out of work

Restaurants aren’t failing. They are being failed.
(Nine months into the pandemic, the industry still has not received the aid it needs.)

Second stimulus checks could be less than $1,200 per person. Here’s what we know

Congressional leaders add stimulus checks to $900 billion relief package as they near deal

Sweeping COVID-19, spending deal hits speed bumps

McConnell's knockout blow against Trump

Senate GOP to Trump: The election is over

Johnson, Lee don't plan to challenge Electoral College results

Sen. Mike Lee acknowledges Joe Biden is president-elect

Ron Johnson Ran a Grievance-Laced Puppet Show Starring the President*'s Disgruntled Devotees

Ron Johnson could take his last stand Wednesday as Trump’s most stalwart Senate defender

How Republicans are spinning their election fraud falsehoods now that many are acknowledging Biden’s win

Rand Paul claims election 'in many ways was stolen' during Krebs hearing

Republicans hold slight edge in Georgia Senate runoffs: poll

More than 306,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 16,928,000 cases have been reported.)

FDA says Pfizer coronavirus vaccine contains extra doses, expanding nation’s supply

FDA authorizes first rapid, over-the-counter home coronavirus test

Covid live updates: Fauci says U.S. could return to normal by mid-fall if most people are vaccinated

Fauci recommends Trump and Pence get vaccinated for Covid-19

Biden expected to get coronavirus vaccination early next week

Biden will keep using U.S. sanctions weapon but with sharper aim

Biden to Face a Confrontational Russia in a World Changed From His Time in Office

Biden order to halt border wall project would save U.S. $2.6 billion, Pentagon estimates show

Biden launches a quiet effort to tame the Senate, a mission critical to his presidency

Lloyd Austin Isn’t Who You Think He Is
(The “silent general” has never been very quiet on policy. That’s exactly why Biden picked him as defense secretary—and why Washington’s foreign-policy establishment is wary.)

Sen. Warner: It's not 'progressive at all' to give stimulus checks to the employed, if it costs the jobless

Trump administration to withhold Medicaid funding from California

Trump lashes out at McConnell for recognizing Biden’s victory: ‘People are angry!’

Trump tells McConnell 'too soon to give up' on election

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12/15/20

Dow jumps more than 300 points on stimulus optimism, S&P 500 snaps 4-day losing streak

Business comes around on unemployment insurance as pandemic endures

Covid relief bill pays extra $300 a week in jobless benefits, extends aid for 4 months

Congressional leaders meet, cite progress in spending and stimulus talks

Congressional leaders to meet for second session amid rush to strike Covid relief, funding deal

McConnell congratulates Biden, warns Senate Republicans not to reject president-elect’s victory

McConnell acknowledges Biden win: ‘Our country officially has a president-elect and vice president-elect’

McConnell urges GOP senators not to object to Electoral College vote

McConnell says Senate won't leave until Covid aid is passed

McConnell sets up a clash with Trump over who’s in charge in the GOP

Mitt Romney says he knows losing hurts, but blasts Trump for claiming fraud

Longtime GOP strategist Steve Schmidt announces he's registering Democrat

GOP gubernatorial candidate in Virginia calls on Trump to declare martial law

Virginia county Republicans condemn GOP congressman for considering vote for Biden

Georgia GOP senators dig in on refusal to recognize Biden win

Turning the page? Republicans acknowledge Biden's victory

Mitt Romney and Joe Manchin: How we compromised on covid-19 relief

More than 302,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 16,693,000 cases have been reported.)

FDA staff endorses emergency use of Moderna’s Covid vaccine in a critical step toward approval

The Trump administration turned down more vaccine doses 'as recently as November,' former FDA commissioner says

Judge rules Trump Org must turn over documents to NY AG as part of probe

Trump’s Coup Attempt Isn’t Over

What Trump Has Done to America

Democrats resigned to dropping local aid in COVID-19 bill

Pelosi warns lawmakers they'll be barred from speaking on House floor without a mask

Joe Biden’s speech to America: ‘It is time to turn the page’

'I want to get something done': Biden urges Georgians to vote in key Senate runoff election

Biden plans to restore limits on power
(Progressives want the president-elect to effect change through executive authority, as Trump has done.)

Inside Biden’s Struggle to Manage Factions in the Democratic Party

Biden wants the U.S. to stop contributing to climate change by 2050. Here’s what that would actually take.

Biden Must Reverse Course on Western Sahara
(Trump’s recognition of Moroccan sovereignty dangerously undermines decades of carefully crafted U.S. policy.)

LDS Church congratulates Joe Biden in message that comes weeks later than in previous presidential races

Biden’s Victory in the Electoral College Was a Welcome Affirmation of Democracy

Biden to name Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary

Granholm reported to be Energy Secretary nominee

Biden picks former EPA chief Gina McCarthy as White House climate czar

Trump claims new fraud evidence as Michigan officials push back on disputed report

Trump asking about special prosecutor for Hunter Biden

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12/14/20

Dow closes more than 150 points lower amid increasing fears of new lockdown measures

Fed will be tested in 2021 as vaccines boost U.S. economic outlook

Bipartisan group splits stimulus proposal into two parts, calls it 'a Christmas miracle'

Funding for vaccine distribution at stake in the push for a new Covid relief bill

McConnell plans final push on Trump judges

In a first, leading Republicans call Biden president-elect

Michigan congressman leaving GOP over Trump's attempt to overturn election

Senate GOP leaders seek to put an end to election disputes

Hogan on Republicans who won't accept election result: 'They are out of runway'

A GOP stalwart, he stood up to Trump
(The stunning reward for Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling: death threats.)

As Rep. Rob Bishop leaves Congress after 18 years, he says his biggest beef is no one there listens anymore

Senate GOP warns Biden against picking Sally Yates as attorney general

Most Americans want stimulus checks, reject GOP's 'red line' on liability protections, poll shows

More than 300,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 16,501,000 cases have been reported.)

The U.S. Covid death toll tops 300,000 as vaccine distribution begins

Vaccine comes too late for the 300,000 Americans who have died from coronavirus

U.S. administers first shots of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, launching a historic rollout

DHS, State and NIH join list of federal agencies — now five — hacked in major Russian cyberespionage campaign

U.S. imposes sanctions on two Iranians for abduction, probable death of former FBI agent Robert Levinson

U.S. sanctions NATO ally Turkey over its purchase of Russian missile defense system

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Biden’s leadership after Trump

Inside the ‘nasty’ feud between Trump and the Republican governor he blames for losing Georgia

U.S. Supreme Court rejects bid to revive Kansas voting restriction

Threat made against Washington elections official amid anger over Trump loss

Tracking the 2020 electoral college vote
(Electors cast a majority of the 538 votes for President-elect Joe Biden, finalizing his win.)

Biden clears 270-vote mark as electors affirm his victory

Live updates: Biden secures his win over Trump as California’s electoral votes put president-elect over the top

Biden on Electoral College win: 'If anyone didn't know it before, we know it now'

Biden rips Trump's refusal to concede after Electoral College vote

Putin congratulates Joe Biden on U.S. election victory - Kremlin

Biden returns to Georgia as validator for Ossoff, Warnock

Trump offered $850 million to terrorism victims to save Sudan-Israel deal

William P. Barr to depart as attorney general, Trump announces

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12/13/20

Trump allies in Congress to challenge election results

The GOP’s Minority Rule Caucus reveals its contempt for democracy

The G.O.P. Can No Longer Be Relied On to Protect Democracy

Wallace grills Scalise on Texas lawsuit: 'You were talking about disenfranchising the 10 million Biden voters'

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

CDC advisory group recommends Pfizer vaccine for use

First coronavirus vaccines roll out as officials share months-long timeline for immunization effort

Coronavirus vaccines can have side effects. That typically means they’re working.

U.S. investigating computer hacks of government agencies

Sunday shows - Focus shifts to vaccine rollout

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace 12/13/20 | BREAKING FOX NEWS December 13,2020

CNN News 2020 - CNN Live Today 12/13/2020 - State of the Union With Jake Tapper

This Week With George Stephanopoulos 12/13/2020 - ABC Trump Breaking News Dec 13, 2020

Life Liberty & Levin 12/13/20 FULL SHOW - Mark Levin Fox News Dec 13, 2020

After Supreme Court dismisses Texas case, Trump says his efforts to challenge election results are ‘not over’

40 days of denial and disinformation

4 People Critically Injured In Stabbings At Pro-Trump Washington Rally

Biden’s Obama-era Cabinet picks frustrate liberals, civil rights leaders

Biden set to stump for Georgia Runoff candidates, kicking off a big push for early voting

Trump wants Congress to approve stimulus checks for 'more money than they're talking about'

Trump appoints flurry of allies as presidency winds down

Trump says White House staffers shouldn't be among first to get coronavirus vaccine

Trump on attending Biden inauguration: 'I don't want to talk about that'

Trump’s parting gift to Morocco


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