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3/3/21

Stocks pull back after big rally, Dow closes more than 100 points lower

Republicans Accuse Biden of Trying to Score Political Points by Ending Pandemic

Sunk Cost King Mike Pence Is Still Pushing the Big Lie After It Nearly Got Him Killed

Pence breaks silence to criticize 2020 election

EXCLUSIVE: How the Senate GOP is scrambling to 'strengthen' 2nd Amendment in face of Biden 'threat'

Garland's AG nomination delayed by GOP roadblocks

DeSantis's rising GOP profile fuels 2024 talk

Senate GOP will force clerks to read bill to delay COVID-19 relief vote

Susan Collins Will Vote For Interior Secretary Nominee Deb Haaland

The real post-Trump GOP divide: House vs. Senate

IG finds misuse of office by Elaine Chao at Transportation

More than 517,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,695,000 cases have been reported.)

CDC director urges people to keep masking and distancing 'regardless of what states decide'

As Texas and Mississippi move to open ‘100%’ and lift mask mandates, health officials warn: ‘It’s still too early’

Dr. Fauci has a stunningly simple way to explain how Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine differs from Pfizer's and Moderna's shots

Five takeaways from dramatic Capitol security hearing

D.C. Guard chief says ‘unusual’ restrictions slowed deployment of backup during Capitol riot

Capitol Police say intelligence shows militia group may be plotting to breach the Capitol

Supreme Court Case Could Limit Options to Fight Republican Voting Restrictions

House scraps plans for Thursday session after security officials warn of possible plot to breach Capitol

House Democrats pass sweeping elections bill as GOP legislatures push to restrict voting

House passes expansive police reform bill named in honor of George Floyd

Biden limits eligibility for stimulus payments under pressure from moderate Senate Democrats

Eager to act, Biden and Democrats leave Republicans behind

Buried in Biden's stimulus plan is a 29 percent spending hike in Obamacare subsidies

Team Biden surprises with positive vaccine news

President Joe Biden slams governors for lifting mask mandates, calls it ‘Neanderthal thinking’

Biden Gives Turkey the Silent Treatment

As Biden weighs human rights and security in Mideast, some see peril for Israel

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3/2/21

Stocks pull back after big rally, Dow closes more than 100 points lower

10% GDP growth? The U.S. economy is on fire, and is about to get stoked even more 

‘It just sucks’: America’s jobless owe thousands of dollars in taxes on their unemployment

Trump’s return at CPAC puts GOP divisions back in the spotlight

Trump's reemergence poses risks for GOP, media

Trump's cash plea could complicate GOP fundraising efforts

More than 515,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,628,000 cases have been reported)

Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine as rivals team up to help Biden accelerate shots

Why Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine will help in the fight to end the pandemic

How falling levels of COVID-19 tests could threaten pandemic fight

Fauci: U.S. must stick with two-shot strategy for Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna vaccines

Texas Drops Its Virus Restrictions as a Wave of Reopenings Takes Hold

FBI director says domestic terrorism ‘metastasizing’ throughout U.S. as cases soar

FBI Director Wray knocks down conspiracy theory that January 6 rioters were 'fake Trump protesters'

FBI director testifies on Capitol riot security failures

Supreme Court to consider scope of voting rights protections for minorities as GOP pushes to tighten rules

Supreme Court appears to favor upholding voting laws lower court found unfair to minorities

U.S. hits Russians for Navalny poisoning, signaling tougher stand

Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo is confirmed as commerce secretary

Senate to move forward on $1.9 trillion virus relief bill; Schumer says ‘we’ll have the votes’

Senate Democrats call for automatic stimulus checks and extra unemployment benefits

Senate to move forward on $1.9 trillion virus relief bill; Schumer says ‘we’ll have the votes’

House plans for immigration bills add uncertainty on Biden proposal

WATCH LIVE: Pres. Biden on the coronavirus pandemic

Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

White House withdraws Tanden nomination; Biden says U.S. will have enough vaccine doses for every adult by end of May

Biden meets with Mexican president amid growing pressure on immigration

Can Biden Finally Put the Middle East in Check and Pivot Already?
(The new administration, like previous ones, has a Middle East quagmire. But it’s trying some nuanced moves to break free.)

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3/1/21

Stocks rocket higher in broad rally to start March, S&P 500 jumps 2% for best day since June

Get ready for more bond-market scares

Fed policy changes could be coming in response to bond market turmoil, economists say

Rep. Jim Jordan’s false claim that Pelosi denied a request for National Guard troops

Jim Jordan calls for House Judiciary hearing on 'cancel culture'

Some GOP state lawmakers help spread COVID-19 misinformation

Murkowski says no decision after Tanden meeting

Republican rips GOP lawmakers for voting by proxy from CPAC

GOP may hold keys to Democrats' long-sought minimum wage hike

Anti-Trump conservatives rally to back Vanita Gupta, Biden’s pick for key Justice Dept. post

2nd Democrat calls for investigation of DeSantis's vaccine distribution

Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as education secretary

Senate panel votes to advance Garland's nomination to be AG

More than 513,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,573,000 cases have been reported.)

Pentagon: U.S. strike on Syrian compound killed one fighter, wounded two more

Iran rejects offer for informal nuclear talks with US, demands sanctions relief

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s CPAC appearance and Biden’s immigration policies

Litigation Tracker: Pending Criminal and Civil Cases Against Donald Trump

Democratic senators propose clean energy tax credits

Senate Democrats to drop minimum wage plan in $1.9 trillion stimulus bill

Senate Democrats negotiating changes to coronavirus bill

Democratic voting bill would make biggest changes in decades

Democratic lawmakers put forth Senator Warren's tax on the ultra rich

It's like the Obamacare repeal-and-replace fight all over again

Biden works to unify Senate Democrats on $1.9 trillion relief bill

Biden administration to pay transportation, healthcare for families separated under Trump

The five reasons Biden explicitly endorsed union elections

Biden tries to reset relationship with Mexican president

Biden's approval tops 60 percent in new poll

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2/28/21

Once Trump’s ‘enemy,’ Fed emerges as White House ally in rejecting concerns about overdoing stimulus

Overstuffed $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill endangers future growth and prosperity: Kasich

Allies of Rep. Adam Kinzinger launch super PAC to support Republicans who have bucked Trump

Rick Scott: GOP is ‘voters' party,’ not Trump's

Republican Sen. Sasse slams Nebraska GOP for "weird worship" of Trump after state party rebuke

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment, the party 'overwhelmingly' agrees on most issues

CDC recommends Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, enabling inoculations to start this week

Fauci urges Americans to take any vaccine available to them when eligible

Kavanaugh dismays conservatives by dodging pro-Trump election lawsuits

Neera Tanden’s confirmation fight is the first morality play of post-Trump Washington

Sunday shows - Trump's reemergence, COVID-19 vaccines and variants dominate

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace 2/28/21 FULL | FOX BREAKING NEWS February 28, 2021

CNN State of the Union with Jake Tapper 2/28/21 | CNN Breaking News Today Feb 28, 2021

This Week With George Stephanopoulos 2/28/2021 [FULL] | ABC Breaking News Sunday Feb 28, 2021

Meet The Press Broadcast (Full) - February 28st, 2021 | Meet The Press | NBC News

FULL] Life, Liberty & Levin 2/28/21 | FOX BREAKING NEWS February 28, 2021

Five takeaways from CPAC 2021

Trump revamps MAGA movement to fight Biden agenda

Watch live: Trump speaks at CPAC

Trump teases 2024 presidential run in lie-filled CPAC speech

Senate mulls changes to $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill

Senate Democrats nix 'Plan B' on minimum wage hike

Border Democrat Henry Cuellar warns Biden about immigrant fallout

Biden offers support to union organizing efforts

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

Biden’s Saudi Arabia problem

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2/27/21

Rising interest rates may continue to test the stock market in the week ahead

Most House Republicans voted not to certify some election results. Democrats are still seething.

The making of Madison Cawthorn: How falsehoods helped propel the career of a new pro-Trump star of the far right
(Cawthorn has emerged as one of the most visible figures among newly arrived House Republicans, who have promoted baseless assertions and pushed a radicalized ideology that has become a driving force in the GOP)

Mike Lee argues the left is attacking the Bill of Rights

After impeachment vote, Rep. Herrera Beutler draws pro-Trump challengers

McCarthy: 'I would bet my house' GOP takes back lower chamber in 2022

Collins urges Biden to revisit order on US-Canada border limits

Ted Cruz Mocks AOC Days After She Raised $5 Million for Struggling Texans

Republicans sued over proxy voting in the pandemic. Now they're using it to speak at CPAC.

Former CPAC Chair Minces No Words Slamming What The Event, GOP Have Now Become

Johnson & Johnson’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving U.S. 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

Getting the vaccine will protect you from the coronavirus — and it may keep people around you healthier, too

‘It’s Donald Trump’s party’: How the former president is building a political operation to cement his hold on the GOP

Democrats' minimum wage backup plan is a combination of carrots and sticks

Senior Democrats explore tax largely hitting Fortune 1000 companies not paying $15 an hour

Democrats don't trust GOP on 1/6 commission: 'These people are dangerous'

Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

What’s in the House’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan

Biden calls for 'quick action' in Senate on coronavirus relief package

Biden signals ‘significant changes’ in US-Saudi ties

Biden explains justification for Syria strike in letter to congressional leadership

Touring Texas damage, Biden calls for unity
(President emphasizes empathy for victims of all political stripes, a contrast to Trump’s disaster responses.)

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2/26/21

Dow drops more than 460 points to end losing week on rate fears

Dissecting the House GOP spin against Biden’s $1.9 trillion covid relief bill

Key Republican senator won't push for Medicaid work requirements in Iowa this year

Mitt Romney says if schools want pandemic aid, they need to offer in-person classes

Sen. Mike Lee rejects as ‘horrible policy’ idea of removing president’s sole authority for nuclear launch

Romney again pushes for stop to sale of flavored vaping products

At CPAC, Cruz and Hawley remain defiant about Capitol riot

Cruz hits back at Boehner for telling him to 'go f--- yourself'

Jim Jordan says Trump should lead GOP after keeping promises over four years in office

McCarthy: No commitment from Trump to not target Republicans

More than 509,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,396,000 cases have been reported.)

CDC director warns recent decline in U.S. Covid cases may have stalled as variants spread

FDA vaccine advisers recommend authorization of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine

US strikes Iran-backed fighters in Syria, in 1st military action under Biden

Israel said very pleased with US strikes in Syria: ‘Biden is not Obama’

U.S. says Saudi crown prince approved Khashoggi killing, imposes visa restrictions on 76 Saudis

Brooks and Capehart on COVID relief, CPAC and President Biden’s nominees

House Democrats pass Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief plan despite setback on minimum wage

'Plan B' for $15 minimum wage unveiled

Biden Won’t Penalize Saudi Crown Prince Over Khashoggi’s Killing, Fearing Relations Breach

Biden vows to hold Saudi Arabia accountable after Khashoggi report released

Biden says U.S. will hold Russia accountable over Crimea

US strikes Iran-backed fighters in Syria, in 1st military action under Biden

Israel said very pleased with US strikes in Syria: ‘Biden is not Obama’

Biden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president

Joe Biden’s $1.9trn stimulus package is one of the most popular bills in decades

Biden defends vaccine rollout as he marks 50 million vaccinations

Biden pushes full-time school, but districts are cautious after CDC weighs in

Biden is hiking the cost of carbon. It will change how the U.S. tackles global warming.

'We're in for the long haul': Biden visits Texas following storm, promises increased COVID relief

‘It’s not the time to relax,’ Biden says after touring coronavirus mass vaccination site in Texas

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2/25/21

Dow falls 560 points amid surging yields, Nasdaq sheds 3.5% in worst sell-off since October

Weekly jobless claims drop sharply but labor market remains challenged

Minimum wage increase imperiled in covid relief bill by Senate official’s ruling

Mitch McConnell accuses Democrats of plot to 'nationalize' elections

McConnell says he'd back Trump as 2024 GOP nominee

The GOP might oppose one of the most popular bills in decades. How risky is that?

Kevin McCarthy and Chip Roy defended Liz Cheney and criticized Trump. Now both have reversed course.

Romney’s child benefit proposal gaining diverse fans

Dissecting the House GOP spin against Biden’s $1.9 trillion covid relief bill

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package

Haley isolated after Trump fallout

Conservatives go after Cheney for Trump CPAC remarks

Rand Paul criticized for questioning of transgender health nominee

Here are the three GOP lawmakers who voted for the Equality Act

Conspiracy theories and lies drive rift within GOP

The Republican Party Is Now in Its End Stages

More than 506,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,321,000 cases have been reported)

Approved coronavirus vaccine options could soon double in U.S.

Why experts like Dr. Fauci think 'there's a really good chance' the worst of the U.S. pandemic is behind us

Judge rules CDC eviction moratorium unconstitutional

Senate confirms former Michigan governor Granholm as Energy secretary

Neera Tanden: First Cabinet-Level Casualty of the Twitter Age?

Trump’s tax returns have been turned over to Manhattan district attorney

Minimum wage increase imperiled in covid relief bill by Senate official’s ruling

Democrats launch sweeping bid to overhaul US election laws

Democrats hesitant to raise taxes amid pandemic

House votes to pass Equality Act, prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

Biden administration conducts strike on Iranian-linked fighters in Syria

Biden speaks with Saudi king ahead of expected release of report on Khashoggi

Biden puts a twist on 'America First' even as he moves to unravel Trump's foreign policy

Biden marks the 50 millionth coronavirus vaccination in the United States

Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US

Biden, facing resistance in Congress, courts GOP governors

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2/24/21

Dow jumps 420 points to a record close in another intraday reversal, recovery plays lead rally

As Nasdaq 100 continues losing streak, traders look for stocks to buy at a discount

Stimulus: CEOs of Google, Zillow, BlackRock, Visa, and more back Biden's $1.9 trillion proposal

America's unemployment problem is much worse than it seems

Mitch McConnell: Nancy Pelosi's plan for investigating the Capitol attack is a 'bizarre partisan concept'

The GOP’s increasingly novel relationship with the Constitution

Republicans introduce a torrent of new laws to restrict voting

Sen. Mike Lee presses Interior nominee Deb Haaland on pending fate of Utah monuments

Mitt Romney criticizes Biden’s HHS secretary nominee over abortion, expansion of Medicare

GOP moderates appear open to Becerra as health secretary

McCarthy, Cheney clash over whether Trump should speak at CPAC

Rep. Jim Jordan's 'Trump Is The Leader’ Of The GOP Tweet Goes Awry

Adam Kinzinger says the battle with Trumpism has to be fought in public

More than 503,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,245,000 cases have been reported.)

FDA review confirms safety, efficacy of single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, especially against severe cases

US hits game-changing moment in COVID-19 fight

Long-term effects of COVID-19 given name by experts, Fauci

Hearing for Haaland, first Native American pick to run Interior Dept., focuses on fossil fuels

Sen. Manchin to back Haaland for interior secretary; White House stands by Tanden for OMB

Neera Tanden committee votes delayed as alternatives to lead White House budget office surface

Manchin flexes muscle in 50-50 Senate

Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House

Biden officially undoes Trump’s designation of Seattle as an ‘anarchist jurisdiction’

Biden reverses Trump actions on visas, architecture, cities

Biden administration may undo certain Trump-era mortgage rules

Biden orders sweeping review of U.S. supply chain weak spots

Biden nominates three to USPS board of governors as DeJoy testifies on mail crises

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2/23/21

Nasdaq closes 2.5% lower as Big Tech gets hit, economic comeback plays lift Dow

Powell says inflation is still ‘soft’ and the Fed is committed to current policy

Powell to lawmakers: Economic recovery still has a long way to go

McConnell to support Garland for attorney general

GOP Senate leaders sound off on COVID relief bill

Collins: Biden's $1.9T coronavirus package won't get any Senate GOP votes

Republicans release bill to 'gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $10'

Liz Cheney: GOP must not 'trivialize' gravity of Capitol riot

The Republicans Finally Face Merrick Garland—and Act as if They Were the Ones Unfairly Treated

Ron Johnson’s extreme effort to distance Trump supporters from the Capitol Riot

House GOP warns Biden against lifting sanctions on Iran

Chuck Grassley unapologetic about blocking Merrick Garland from U.S. Supreme Court

Mike Lee probes how far attorney general nominee Merrick Garland might push gun control

Romney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president

Poll: Vaccine acceptance rising — except among Republicans

More than 501,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,170,000 cases have been reported.)

Vaccine makers Pfizer and Moderna pledge massive boost to U.S. supply after sluggish rollout

U.S. supply of Covid vaccine to substantially increase next month, manufacturers tell Congress

Expert outlines 5 possible reasons the pandemic’s weakening — and why we need to ‘stay humble’

Poll: Vaccine acceptance rising — except among Republicans

Five big takeaways on the Capitol security hearings

Former Capitol security officials blame intelligence lapses for deadly Jan. 6 riot

Senate confirms Biden’s nominee for ambassador to United Nations

Tom Vilsack confirmed for a second stint as agriculture secretary with strong Republican support

Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause

Moderate Senate Democrats target state aid fund in Biden covid relief bill

Democrats in standoff over $15 minimum wage

Biden holds first bilateral meeting with a world leader, a virtual session with Trudeau

Biden administration preparing to sanction Russia for SolarWinds hacks and the poisoning of an opposition leader

Biden attempt to resurrect Iran nuke deal off to bumpy start

Biden Takes On Trump’s Migrant Policies and Confusion Reigns at the Border

First migrant facility for children opens under Biden

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2/22/21

Nasdaq closes 2.5% lower as Big Tech gets hit, economic comeback plays lift Dow

The market is getting nervous about Powell’s testimony this week

The Jobs the Pandemic May Devastate

State Lawmakers Defy Governors in a Covid-Era Battle for Power

Colorado Republicans want to change automatic mail voting and other election laws. Democrats say it’s just to appeal to the GOP base

GOP targets Florida voting laws
(Republicans tout the state’s system but still want to restrict access — part of a wave inspired by Trump.)

Graham, Trump huddle to talk GOP's 2022 strategy

GOP not worried about voting against popular relief bill

Susan Collins says she'll vote against Neera Tanden nomination for OMB

Republicans demand equal representation on 1/6 Commission

In Pennsylvania - an important swing state - thousands have quit the GOP since the US Capitol riot

Former RNC Chair Has 3 Short Words For Republicans Wanting A Trump Party

More than 499,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 28,101,000 cases have been reported.)

FDA says Covid vaccines that target new variants won’t need large clinical trials to win approval

In a virus-ravaged city, nearly 400 million vaccine doses are being made — and shipped elsewhere

Fauci: U.S. political divide over masks led to half a million COVID-19 deaths

Supreme Court won’t take up challenge to Pennsylvania presidential election results

Merrick Garland tells senators Capitol riot investigation will be his first priority as attorney general

Merrick Garland’s confirmation hearing for attorney general - 2/22 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

DHS cancels Trump-era citizenship test, goes back to Bush test

Immigration advocates want Biden to do more to prevent discriminatory policies

Supreme Court again rejects Trump’s bid to shield tax returns, other financial records from Manhattan prosecutor

Manhattan’s prosecutor will see Donald Trump’s financial records

Trump lashes out after Supreme Court decision on his financial records

House panel advances $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill as Democrats move toward passage this week

Schumer sets up confirmation blitz in Senate

Kerry’s claim that ‘we have nine years left’ to avert the climate crisis

Joe Manchin says he'd support adding $11-per-hour minimum wage to relief package

AOC raises nearly $5 million in Texas relief efforts

Biden boosts pandemic lending to smallest businesses

Biden asks high court to drop 2 Trump-era Medicaid cases

Biden, Harris hold moment of silence as US tops 500,000 COVID deaths

 Biden mourns 500,000 American lives lost to coronavirus

Biden marks grim milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, but promises 'America will smile again'

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2/21/21

U.S. economy may have its best chance in years to break from era of subpar growth

Republicans eye federal funds to help pay Texans’ exorbitant energy bills

Steve Scalise, No. 2 House Republican, Still Won't Say Election Wasn't Stolen

Arkansas' GOP governor says he won't back a Trump 2024 bid

Crist calls on DOJ to investigate DeSantis over coronavirus vaccine distribution

Pence declined invitation to attend CPAC: reports

500,000 dead, a number almost too large to grasp
(Here are three ways to visualize the monstrous death toll of the coronavirus in this country)

US study suggests efficacy of 1st Pfizer, Moderna shot increases with time

Pfizer vaccine stops COVID-19 spread: Israeli study

As US death toll nears 500K, Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans could be wearing masks in 2022: Latest COVID-19 updates

Merrick Garland says that as attorney general he will fight discrimination, domestic terrorism

Sunday shows - COVID-19 dominates as grim milestone approaches

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 2/21/21| Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace February 21, 2021

State of the Union With Jake Tapper 2/21/2021 [FULL 9AM] CNN News Today February 21, 2021

This Week With George Stephanopoulos 2/21/2021 [FULL] | ABC Breaking News Sunday Feb 21, 2021

Meet The Press Broadcast (Full) - February 21st, 2021 | Meet The Press | NBC News

Life Liberty and Levin 2/21/21 | Fox Breaking News | February 21, 2021

Democrats face unity test on Biden's $1.9T bill

Progressive Democrats push for $15 minimum wage as House set to consider stimulus bill

Crist calls on DOJ to investigate DeSantis over coronavirus vaccine distribution

Biden to hold moment of silence for 500K COVID-19 deaths

Beyond 100M: Biden team aiming for bigger vaccine numbers

White House says Biden is ‘eager’ to go to Texas, possibly as soon as this week

Biden’s low-key approach to storm wins praise but courts risks

As Biden seeks end to Yemen war, rebels press offensive for strategic province

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2/20/21

Stronger economic data could power stocks that thrive in a rebound in the week ahead

Republicans Struggle to Derail Increasingly Popular Stimulus Package

Economic hardship and anxiety have accelerated the Republican Party’s radicalization, experts say

GOP: McConnell-Trump civil war will hurt Republicans

Impeachment vote becomes defining moment for GOP senator

Lee says Romney shouldn’t be punished for impeachment vote

Lindsey Graham said ‘Count me out’ after the Capitol riot. But he’s all in with Trump again.

State GOP lawmakers propose flurry of voting restrictions to placate Trump supporters, spurring fears of a backlash

What's safe after COVID-19 vaccination? Don't shed masks yet

As cases drop and immunity grows, signs of hope emerge
(Conditions are ripe for virus spread to continue to decline as spring approaches.)

Biden declares major disaster in Texas as focus shifts to who is responsible for the winter weather crisis

Texas weather: President Biden declares major disaster

Biden administration tries to transition from campaigning on immigration to managing a dysfunctional immigration system

Biden pays a visit to ailing former GOP Sen. Bob Dole

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2/19/21

S&P 500 falls slightly on Friday to end a losing week

Ted Cruz: Poster child for bad travel decisions

Cancun fallout threatens to deal lasting damage to Cruz

Trump fans tout DeSantis as their COVID hero and possible 2024 nominee. But Florida's data tells a different story.

Lee after Romney's impeachment vote: There's enough room in GOP 'for both of us'

Lindsey Graham latest Republican to 'bend the knee' to Trump in Mar-a-Lago visit

Judge rejects Rep. Devin Nunes defamation suit against CNN

More than 494,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,915,000 cases have been reported.)

COVID-19 vaccines cause mostly mild side effects, CDC finds

6 million doses of vaccine delayed due to winter weather

Brooks and Capehart on President Biden’s first month in office and Rush Limbaugh’s legacy

An assault on this democracy demands answers
(Only a 9/11 Commission-style investigation can provide a full accounting of the Jan. 6 insurrection.)

House panel unveils $1.9T relief package

READ: House Democrats' mammoth COVID-19 relief bill

House aims to vote on Covid relief bill by the end of next week, Pelosi says

Democrats go bold on immigration
(Lawmakers announce broad reform bill pushed by Biden that will face headwinds.)

U.S. begins admitting asylum seekers blocked by Trump, with thousands more waiting

US says it’s ready to restart talks with Iran on its nuclear program

Sen. Manchin opposes Neera Tanden as Biden's budget chief, imperiling nomination

Biden won't pull Tanden nomination, says she'll get the votes

Biden Outlines How Trump 'Failed' To Help Americans Get COVID-19 Vaccines

President Joe Biden planning trip to storm-ravaged Texas, but 'I don't want to be a burden'

Biden to critics of $1.9 trillion relief plan: ‘What would they have me cut?'

Biden administration, vaccine makers scramble to outflank coronavirus variants

Biden tells G7 leaders U.S. will 're-engage'

Biden repudiates Trump on Iran, ready for talks on nuke deal

Biden pledges to reassert U.S. leadership in global diplomacy and welcome talks with Iran

Biden says U.S. commitment to NATO is 'unshakeable'

‘An attack on one is an attack on all’ — Biden backs NATO military alliance in sharp contrast to Trump

U.S. officially rejoins Paris accord, vowing to make up for lost time
(The Biden administration is pledging that the United States will now lead the global effort to combat climate change)

What Biden and Putin Can Agree On

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2/18/21

Dow falls from record amid disappointing jobs data and weak Walmart forecast

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major stimulus, sees bigger risk in not doing enough

Biden tax hikes would likely phase in slowly, Treasury Secretary Yellen says

Yellen says U.S. will keep tariffs on China in place for now

Trump-McConnell clash threatens to settle into a cold war as GOP eyes midterms

Trump ready to make McConnell's life miserable

Trump-McConnell rift divides GOP donors

Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans' path to power

Sen. Collins responds after Maine's Republican Party condemns her vote to impeach Trump

Romney explains impeachment vote, calls on senators to affirm Biden won

Sen. Ted Cruz faces storm of controversy for flying to Cancun as Texas grapples with power outages caused by severe weather

SC governor signs abortion ban; Planned Parenthood sues

More than 491,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,840,000 cases have been reported.)

Can vaccinated people still spread COVID-19? How long does immunity last? Here’s what science knows now

Fauci: Vaccine for COVID-19 variant 'likely will take several months'

Iran says it will reverse nuclear actions when U.S. lifts sanctions

Millions Join Class-Action Suit Against Trump Demanding Past Four Years Back

Biden’s new VA chief inherits oversight office from Trump viewed as abetting corruption

House to grill Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs as Washington seeks to crack down on disinformation, antitrust

Pelosi's pick to lead Capitol probe says police 'complicit,' helped rioters

Biden to lay out his foreign policy at G-7, Munich summit

Biden signals reset of U.S.-Israel relations
(President’s delayed call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggests a post-Trump policy change.)

Biden authorizes supplies for Texas amid power outages, approves new disaster declarations

Biden rolling out plan for $4 billion global vaccine effort

White House announces $4 billion in funding for Covax, the global vaccine effort that Trump spurned

Biden wants a 'public option' health plan. Two Senate moderates say they have just the bill

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

Joe Biden’s climate-friendly energy revolution

Biden memo for ICE officers points to fewer deportations and strict oversight

Biden to Announce Broad Plan to Reverse Trump Immigration Policies

Democrats call for ‘big, bold’ action on immigration as Biden’s bill is introduced

Native Americans ‘Left Out in the Cold’ Under Trump Press Biden for Action

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2/17/21

Dow rises to another record led by Verizon and Chevron, but tech weakness weighs on S&P 500

Millions of jobs probably aren’t coming back, even after the pandemic ends

The hidden holes in America’s social safety net

THE DONALD TRUMP-MITCH MCCONNELL RIFT IS EXPLODING INTO OPEN WARFARE

McConnell ‘laughed’ at Trump’s blistering attack and plans to ignore former president from now on

Graham defends McConnell following Trump’s attack

Mitt Romney says he will push to raise the minimum wage

‘Humans Against Mike Lee’ campaign launches to unseat senator for opposing Trump impeachment

Sen. Mike Lee gripes that tech giants ‘want to control what information we are allowed to access’

The overwhelming lesson of the Trump era: Republicans often rebuke Trump — when they have latitude

'I got no defense' Ted Cruz admits in controversy over energy policies in California and Texas

Lindsey Graham says Republicans 'don't have a snowball's chance in hell' of regaining a Senate majority without Trump

More than 489,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,773,000 cases have been reported.)

COVID-19 Cases Are Dropping Fast. Why?

Lab studies suggest Pfizer, Moderna vaccines can protect against coronavirus variant

J&J has only a few million Covid vaccine doses ready as it nears U.S. launch, Biden official says

Fauci: There's evidence COVID-19 vaccines don't just protect you - they may stop you from spreading the virus to others, too

U.S. accuses three North Koreans of conspiring to steal more than $1.3 billion in cash and cryptocurrency

Lawsuits arrive for networks and lawyers who backed Donald Trump

Riot lawsuit just part of Trump's post-impeachment problems

Biden hosts labor leaders in Oval Office to discuss coronavirus relief, infrastructure

Biden White House memo reveals strategy to pressure Republicans on COVID relief

Biden indicates he’s open to negotiation on $15 minimum wage

Biden-ordered review of supply chain to include electric car batteries, medical supplies and rare earth metals

Biden faces backlash from left on student loans

White House: Biden’s first call to Mideast leader will be to Netanyahu

Biden on ‘Short Leash’ as Administration Rethinks China Relations

Biden Mulls Special Envoy for Horn of Africa

Riyadh Seeks Biden’s Forgiveness
                                                                  
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2/16/21

S&P 500 closes slightly lower as investors grow concerned about surging bond yields

Why some state and local governments are desperate for more stimulus aid

Trump rips McConnell in lengthy statement after being acquitted in impeachment trial

Trump tells GOP to ditch McConnell, vows to back primary challengers

Ron Johnson and the emerging hoax-ification of the Capitol riot

Republicans who voted to convict Trump in impeachment trial face backlash

Mitt Romney accused of being ‘deep state’ agent in proposed censure motion

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s family bashed him for opposing Trump: ‘We are thoroughly disgusted with you!’

Sen. Pat Toomey faces censure over impeachment vote: 'We did not send him there to do the right thing'

North Carolina Republican leaders vote to censure Burr over impeachment vote

GOP exploitstactic to stop Biden
(Republican attorneys general are embracing the legal playbook Democrats used over the last four years.)

GOP eyes the playbook California used to stymie Trump

Ted Cruz's tweet about Calif. energy policy resurfaces

GOP Sens. Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton announce bill to raise the minimum wage that also bars undocumented workers

Opinion: Trump’s rot has reached the GOP’s roots

More than 486,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,705,000 cases have been reported.)

Former President Trump faces serious criminal, civil investigations after White House

House Homeland Security chairman sues Trump and Giuliani, accusing them of inciting Capitol riot

Democrats focus on passing Covid relief bill after Trump’s acquittal

Focus on Capitol Hill turns to passing Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill

Biden zeroes in on policy: Here are 6 top priorities

Biden administration increases the number of Covid vaccine doses shipped weekly to states and pharmacies

Biden says vaccines will be available for all Americans by end of July

White House announces another bump in vaccine supply; winter storm disrupts vaccination sites nationwide

Biden lays out timeline to vaccinate 'every single' American

Biden says goal is to reopen schools five days a week in first 100 days

Biden extends protections for homeowners. Here’s what you need to know

The Biden administration is waving money at a dozen states to expand Medicaid

Biden asked for 6 months of extra unemployment benefits. Here's why House Democrats gave him 5.

Biden balks at $50K student loan forgiveness plan

Heartland factories losing ground as Biden readies manufacturing push

Biden’s Middle East woes are already piling up

Biden faces imminent decision time on future of Iran nuclear deal

Biden administration won’t rule out retaliation for rocket attack in Iraq

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2/15/21

McConnell defends acquittal in WSJ op-ed but blasts Trump's 'unhinged falsehoods'

McConnell doesn't rule out getting involved in Republican primaries

Opinion: Now begins McConnell’s project to shrink Trump’s GOP influence

Maine GOP to consider censuring Collins over vote to convict Trump

North Carolina Republican Party votes to censure Burr for vote to convict Trump

Mitt Romney facing possible censure in Utah: Report

Ron Johnson says Capitol attack 'didn't seem like an armed insurrection'

GOP weighs future after trial
(In wake of Trump’s acquittal, Republicans are divided on the power ex-president will hold in party.)

Trump’s acquittal further polarizes factions within the GOP

Divided over Trump’s legacy, Republicans save his political future

75 percent of Republicans want Trump to play prominent role in GOP: poll

Thousands of Republicans drop party affiliation following Capitol riot

Poll: A majority of Americans say they want Trump to be unable to hold future office

A GOP donor gave $2.5 million for a voter fraud investigation. Now he wants his money back.

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

Four reasons experts say coronavirus cases are dropping in the United States

7 Virus Variants Found in U.S. Carrying the Same Mutation

CDC chief warns it's too soon in U.S. to lift COVID-19 mask mandates

WHO approves AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s control of the Republican Party

Pelosi announces '9/11-type' commission to probe Capitol attack

Biden Takes Center Stage With Ambitious Agenda as Trump’s Trial Ends

Biden is winning Republican support for his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan. Just not in Washington.

Here's what's in Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package

Biden, Hill Democrats plan to unveil immigration reform bill this week

Biden pledges action on guns amid resistance

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2/14/21

Wall Street regulators signal tougher approach to industry after GameStop frenzy

Trump 'ready to move on,' rebuild GOP to retake Congress, Republicans say

After impeachment acquittal, Trump remains dominant in GOP

Senate GOP ready to turn page on Trump

‘A moment of truth’? After years of Trump’s lies, amplified by MAGA media, that proved impossible for most Republicans

Utah’s Mitt Romney votes — again — for impeachment; Mike Lee opposes it as Senate acquits Trump

Cassidy pens column explaining vote to convict Trump

Louisiana Republican Party Censures Sen. Bill Cassidy For Voting To Convict Trump

Lindsey Graham says Mitch McConnell speech slamming Trump could haunt Republicans in 2022

History Will Find Trump Guilty

Opinion: The massive GOP betrayal of our democracy requires a forceful Democratic response

Average new US virus cases below 100K for 1st time in months

COVID-19 Vaccinations in the United States

Study Says Pfizer Vaccine Has Dropped Symptomatic COVID-19 Cases By 94 Percent

Oxford-AstraZeneca begins a vaccine trial for children. It’s the youngest group yet to be tested.

How 1 governor says Biden's vaccine rollout compares to Trump's

Sunday shows - Trump acquittal in second impeachment trial reverberates

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace 2/14/21 | February 14,21

State of the Union With Jake Tapper 2/14/21 | CNN News Jake Tapper February 14, 2021

This Week With George Stephanopoulos [FULL] 2/14/21 | ABC Breaking News Sunday Feb 14, 2021

Meet The Press Broadcast (Full) - February 14th, 2021 | Meet The Press | NBC News

Life, Liberty & Levin 2/14/21 Full | Fox Breaking Trump News Today February 14, 2021

N.Y. investigating $280M in loans to 4 Trump properties

Biden plans to focus on coronavirus in first G7 meeting

Biden administration has "deep concerns" about WHO's COVID-19 probe

Here's what's in Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package

On Parkland anniversary, Biden calls for tougher gun laws

Biden finds a few Trump moves he'll keep

Biden has started erasing Trump’s legacy. Now the hard part starts.

What Biden means for American Catholics
(Church leaders warn against his policies, but laypeople tend to relate to his views.)

As impeachment trial ends, Biden’s White House eager to turn page on Trump

Pelosi rips into ‘cowardly’ Republican senators after Trump acquitted

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2/13/21

Trump acquitted on impeachment charge of inciting deadly attack on the Capitol

4 final takeaways from Trump’s impeachment trial

How Democratic and Republican senators voted on Trump’s second impeachment

How the Question of Trump’s Behavior During the Capitol Assault Shook Up the Impeachment Trial

Trump’s defense is short on facts
(Attorneys for the ex-president dodge questions and finish quickly in his Senate impeachment trial.)

McConnell unloads on Trump: 'Morally responsible' for provoking mob

McCarthy and Trump got into expletive-filled argument during Capitol riot, sources say

North Carolina GOP condemns Burr for impeachment vote against Trump

Toomey on Trump vote: 'His betrayal of the Constitution' required conviction

Collins: Trump 'incited an insurrection' to prevent transfer of power

Johnson confronts Romney after vote on witnesses

Even with acquittal, GOP sees trial ending Trump's shot at future office

Trump conviction vote exposes GOP divide

'Only just begun': Donald Trump thanks Senate Republicans for second impeachment acquittal

Five things to know about new CDC coronavirus guidelines

COVID-19 vaccines can adapt to new variants. Here’s what it will take

Nation’s public health service, deploying to fight covid-19, waits on vaccines

Pelosi rules out censure after Trump acquittal

Biden on Trump acquittal: 'Substance of the charge is not in dispute'

Biden administration says it intends to close Guantanamo prison

EPA to jettison major Obama climate rule, as Biden eyes a bigger push

President Biden may struggle to get new $3,000 benefit to many of America’s poorest families

Biden’s vaccine push runs into distrust in the Black community

‘Not a dis’: White House denies Biden is snubbing Netanyahu by not calling him

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2/12/21

Stocks inch higher Friday, closing out a positive week

The Fed’s new focus on employment above inflation has important investing implications

Jobless claims slide to 793,000
(The still-high figure indicates the labor market recovery has essentially stalled.)

All eyes on Republican senators after strong presentation by House managers

GOP senators face defining vote on Trump

Mike Lee meets privately with Trump’s lawyers, even though he acts as juror in impeachment trial

Nikki Haley Slams Trump’s Election Claims: ‘We Shouldn’t Have Followed Him’

Nebraska Sen. Sasse bets political future on opposing Trump

Tuberville defends account of Trump call during Capitol riot

New details about Trump-McCarthy shouting match show Trump refused to call off the rioters

No. 2 GOP senator suggests he's open to censuring Trump

Even with acquittal, GOP sees trial ending Trump's shot at future office

Graham’s post-election call with Raffensperger will be scrutinized in Georgia probe, person familiar with inquiry says

The Chamber embraces Biden. And Republicans are livid.

Impeachment trial shows him under attack — but Pence remains loyal to Trump

A large share of Republicans want Trump to remain head of the party, CNBC survey shows

More than 479,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,427,000 cases have been reported.)

CDC gives road map for safely reopening schools

Fauci says all Americans could start to get vaccinated in April. Here are the numbers to back up his prediction.

White House says it's not looking to require COVID-19 tests before domestic flights

With More Vaccines Secured, Biden Warns of Hurdles to Come

Trump lawyers center defense around attacks on Democrats

Trump’s call to ‘fight’ was just political speech, impeachment lawyers say in seeking acquittal

Trump's Impeachment Defense Team Won't Say When He Knew About Capitol Attack

Trump lawyer made false claims about evidence, source says

Trump lawyer struggles to answer key questions from Republican senators

Trump's Impeachment Defense Is the Triumph of Shamelessness and Absurdity

5 takeaways from Day Four of Trump’s impeachment trial

LIVE COVERAGE: Trial ends for day as Senate moves to vote

Trump Is Guilty
(There’s no doubt who must be held responsible for attacking the Capitol and trying to overturn the results of the election.)

Once impeachment is over, the threat to Trump shifts to real courtrooms

Trump might be forced to give up his biggest cash flow, as rest of his businesses flounder

DHS will admit 25,000 migrants waiting in Mexico

Postmaster general’s new plan for USPS is said to include slower mail and higher prices

Brooks and Capehart on Trump’s Senate trial and Biden’s pandemic response

House advances $1,400 payments, unemployment boost as part of Covid relief plan

Biden admin to begin processing migrants who were forced to 'Remain in Mexico' under Trump

Emergency declaration at border was ‘unwarranted,’ Biden said. Thousands of troops remain there.

Biden plows ahead on pandemic agenda — with an eye on Trump’s trial

Biden administration to move Friday to rescind Medicaid work requirements

Biden’s goal to reopen schools meets high-stakes political test

Biden zeroes in on task at hand
(Eager to turn page on Trump, White House ignores impeachment trial to tackle agenda.)

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2/11/21

Dow closes flat near a record as the market’s February rally pauses

Deficit projected at $2.3 trillion for 2021, not counting additional stimulus, CBO says

U.S. federal debt to exceed size of economy even before Biden stimulus is approved, CBO says

McConnell not pressuring GOP to acquit Trump

GOP senators praise impeachment managers but say Trump will be acquitted

GOP senators met with Trump's impeachment team to talk strategy

NRCC finance chair: Republicans who voted for Trump impeachment will not be penalized

Managers seek to make GOP think twice about Trump acquittal

Where Republican senators stand on Trump's 2nd impeachment trial

The important thing about the Mike Lee impeachment trial dust-up

Dozens of former Republican officials in talks to form anti-Trump third party

More than 473,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,326,000 cases have been reported.)

Can Vaccines Keep Up With Rapidly Evolving Coronavirus?

COVID vaccine: Biden says U.S. is securing 600 million doses by July

Covid-19 vaccines could be available to the general public in April in the United States, Fauci says

Impeachment managers rest case against Trump, implore Senate to convict to prevent future violence

Four takeaways from Day 3 of Trump’s impeachment trial

‘Deliberate’ and ‘premeditated’
(House impeachment managers use graphic video, ex-president’s own words in building a case against him.)

Timeline: How Trump picked the rioters over his vice president

New data show the failures of Donald Trump’s China trade strategy

Pelosi expects Covid relief will be signed into law before unemployment programs expire

House Panel Clears $1,400 Stimulus Payments, Family Tax Credits

"Did not do his job": Biden blasts Trump's COVID vaccination efforts

Biden says US is securing 600 million vaccine doses by July

White House not ruling out domestic travel bans to stop coronavirus mutations surge

'Overwhelm the problem': Inside Biden’s war on COVID-19

Biden administration tells Supreme Court Obamacare is constitutional, should be saved

The Biden White House Is Tossing Obama’s Economics Playbook

In first call with China’s Xi, Biden stresses U.S. commitment to allies and human rights

Biden: US needs to 'step up' with infrastructure plan, or China will 'eat our lunch'

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

Biden to sign executive order addressing chip shortage

Biden considering prominent Republicans for ambassadorships

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2/10/21

Dow ekes out a record closing high as tame inflation soothes investor concerns

Fed Chair Powell says rates will stay low for a while, citing bleak jobs picture

This Chart Reveals How Much Money Families Will Get From Stimulus Package

Mitt Romney has harrowing cameo in impeachment videos that show Capitol violence

Sen. Cassidy’s impeachment trial vote shows he might want to be a bipartisan dealmaker

A Washington state Republican made the strongest case yet for Trump’s impeachment, but is anybody listening?

Utah Sen. Mike Lee says inflammatory comments from Trump ‘not different’ from some by Democrats

Impeachment trial descends into chaos over Lee objection

Grassley says Trump impeachment trial could wrap up by early next week — possibly sooner

Murkowski: I don't know how Trump could be elected again

Gaetz hits back at Kinzinger PAC targeting 'Trumpism'

Graham assures Trump of acquittal after rocky start to trial

GOP senators draw criticism for appearing to pay half-hearted attention to impeachment trial

Former Republican officials in talks to form center-right anti-Trump party: report

‘There’s Nothing Left’: Why Thousands of Republicans Are Leaving the Party

GOP leaders on three committees push Pelosi on stimulus markups

More than 469,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,222,000 cases have been reported.)

Threat posed by South African strain of COVID-19 likely to boost J&J’s vaccine application
(The drug maker’s one-shot vaccine works better than AstraZeneca’s against the highly contagious variant.)

Masks should fit better, or be doubled up to protect against coronavirus variants, CDC says

5 takeaways from Day 2 of Trump’s impeachment trial

Impeachment managers show chilling new video from Capitol attack

House impeachment managers emphasize the danger to Pence and other top officials in harrowing retelling of Jan. 6 attack

Previously unpublished video shows Pence, Romney, Schumer and others rushing to evacuate the Capitol

Trump impeachment trial: Rep. Joe Neguse says Trump “summoned, assembled and incited” mob

Democratic impeachment managers praise Mike Pence for standing up to Trump

Georgia prosecutors open criminal investigation into Trump’s efforts to subvert election results

Democrats are using their coronavirus relief package to try expanding health coverage

White House builds business coalition to support Biden’s Covid relief plan

Biden raises concerns with Xi in first call with Chinese leader as president

How the Biden Administration Can Expand Rural Broadband

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2/9/21

S&P 500 falls slightly, snapping 6-day winning streak

Job openings increased toward the end of 2020, but a big employment gap remains

Senate votes trial constitutional; six Republicans vote 'yes'

Bill Cassidy joins five other Republican senators who broke ranks to vote that Trump's impeachment trial is constitutional

GOP senators send clear signal: Trump's getting acquitted

Senate finds impeachment trial is constitutional, but most Republicans still disagree

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace on the Capitol insurrection: ‘We need to rebuild our party’

More than 466,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,127,000 cases have been reported.)

How a sluggish vaccination program could delay a return to normal and invite vaccine-resistant variants to emerge

U.S. to start sending COVID-19 vaccines directly to community health centers

FDA issues emergency use authorization for Eli Lilly's COVID-19 antibody combo

J&J CEO says people may need annual Covid vaccine shots for the next several years

Fauci: Masks needed until 'level of virus is so low it's not a threat at all'

Divided Senate votes to proceed with impeachment trial of Trump

Senate approves measure to proceed with trial

Over and over and over, arrested rioters say what spurred them: Trump

4 takeaways from Day One of Trump’s second impeachment trial

As Trump’s impeachment trial begins, his defense is a mess

Changing political winds — and a unique crisis — allow Democrats to go it alone on stimulus package

Democrats propose leaving out high earners from stimulus checks and trimming jobless benefits

Manchin urges Biden to reverse on Keystone pipeline

Biden and Yellen met with CEOs of JPMorgan, Walmart, Gap to talk stimulus

Biden backs House Democrats' proposed threshold for COVID-19 checks

White House says Biden is too busy to pay much attention to Trump impeachment trial

As Biden Pushes for Racial Equity in Vaccination, Data Is Lagging

Analysis: Child poverty a hidden focus of virus relief plan

Biden must make a tough decision on Afghanistan — and quickly

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2/8/21

Dow jumps more than 200 points to a record, six-day winning streak is best since August

Markets set high hopes for Biden's relief plan

CBO report finds $15 minimum wage would cost jobs but lower poverty levels

The Jobs Crisis Is Broader Than It Seemed

Yellen: Biden's plan could restore full employment by 2022

GOP registration drop after Capitol riots reflects growing trend

Kinzinger in op-ed calls on GOP senators to convict Trump in impeachment trial

Liz Cheney calls on GOP to stop 'embracing' Trump ahead of Senate impeachment trial

Ted Cruz Swipes At 'Team Biden,' But 'Team Cruz' Gets Totally Dunked Instead

Rep. Ron Wright has died after battle with covid-19

Republican Sen. Richard C. Shelby announces he will retire in 2022

The Republican Party Is Radicalizing Against Democracy

More than 463,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 27,033,000 cases have been reported)

‘We have to be ready to adapt,’ says WHO chief about the spread of virulent new virus variants

CDC director warns Covid variants could reverse the recent drop in cases and hospitalizations

New variants threaten to reverse progress against COVID-19

Fauci says U.S. vaccinations to increase in spring as Biden administration nears doses goal

DOJ to seek resignations of most Trump-appointed US attorneys: report

Wave of departures leaves federal court seats for Biden to fill

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s impeachment and his enduring influence

Senate sets stage for rapid impeachment trial of Trump on charge of inciting Capitol riot

Schumer, McConnell announce agreement on schedule, format for Trump trial

House Democrats reject plan to sharply curtail $1,400 stimulus payments in new stimulus proposal

Sen. Raphael Warnock indicates support for keeping stimulus check income thresholds in the Biden relief package

Democrats' coronavirus relief plan would raise minimum wage to $9.50 this year

Democrats unveil one-year plan to send up to $3,600 per child to households

House Democrats settle income debate for direct payments

Denis McDonough confirmed as President Biden’s Veterans Affairs chief

President Biden urges Congress to expedite stimulus payments: ‘We don’t have a second to waste’

Biden takes a step correlated to winning a second term: Reinstating the presidential weekly address

Biden says US won’t lift sanctions before Iran stops uranium enrichment

Joe Biden prepares to leave his mark on the federal judiciary

What to Expect From Biden’s Immigration Policies

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2/7/21

U.S. Treasury's Yellen: Americans earning $60,000 should get stimulus checks

GOP Rep. Liz Cheney says Trump ‘does not have a role as a leader of our party going forward’

Graham says Trump will have 'a place in history' for Capitol riots

GOP senator compares Trump impeachment proceedings to Soviet 'show trial'

Senate Republicans back Trump as impeachment trial nears

Kevin McCarthy told Liz Cheney to apologize for voting to impeach Trump

U.K. coronavirus variant spreading rapidly through United States, study finds

Vaccine inequity prompts calls for federal response

South Africa suspends Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine rollout after researchers report ‘minimal’ protection against coronavirus variant

Sunday shows - Trump impeachment trial, stimulus dominate

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 2/7/21| Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace February 7, 2021

CNN State of the Union with Jake Tapper 2/7/21 | CNN BREAKING TRUMP NEWS Today February 7, 2021

This Week With George Stephanopoulos 2/7/21 [FULL] | ABC News Today Feb 7, 2021

Meet The Press with Chuck Todd [FULL] 2/7/2021 | NBC News Today February 7, 2021

Life, Liberty & Levin 2/7/21 | FOX BREAKING TRUMP NEWS February 7,2021

Donald Trump Banned From Future Readmission to SAG-AFTRA

Majority of Americans say Trump should be convicted, barred from holding federal office in impeachment trial: POLL

Congress mulls tightening eligibility for stimulus checks

Senior Democrats to unveil $3,000-per-child benefit as Biden stimulus gains steam

House impeachment managers, Capitol riot defense lawyers, federal prosecutors agree Trump is culpable

Rioters' words loom large for senators set to weigh Trump's role in attack

U.S. Senate to pause Trump impeachment trial at end of week for Sabbath

Biden discusses vaccinations, school reopenings, foreign policy in first network interview as president

Biden immigration policy looks beyond reversing Trump

New Biden rules for ICE point to fewer arrests and deportations, and a more restrained agency

Biden’s aid plan starts war on child poverty
(Relief package’s help for parents draws little notice, but could have a major lasting impact.)

‘An easy choice’: Inside Biden’s decision to go it alone with Democrats on coronavirus relief

Trump administration’s handling of the Covid ‘even more dire than we thought’, says Biden

Biden expects to take NFL up on offer to use stadiums as vaccination sites

US moves to rejoin UN rights council, reversing Trump anew

Can Biden actually help Yemen?

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2/6/21

Fiscal stimulus prospects and strong earnings tailwind may propel stocks in the week ahead

GOP is too torn to fight Biden
(President enjoys a rare chance to tackle crises his way as divisions consume Republicans.)

Reps. Louie Gohmert, Andrew Clyde hit with $5,000 fines for dodging metal detectors

Republicans advance more than 100 bills that would restrict voting in wake of Trump's defeat

Republicans worry Greene could be drag on party in suburbs

Wyoming Republican Party censures Cheney over Trump impeachment vote

GOP senator urges Biden to confirm US will keep embassy in Jerusalem

Daines seeks to block Haaland confirmation to Interior

Ex-GOP congressman suggests many Republicans are discussing whether to form a new anti-Trump party

59.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed, 39 million administered: U.S. CDC

Mutated virus may reinfect people already stricken once with covid-19, sparking debate and concerns

Trump’s lie that the election was stolen has cost $519 million (and counting) as taxpayers fund enhanced security, legal fees, property repairs and more

Trump’s access to sensitive briefings will be determined by intelligence officials, White House clarifies

Supreme Court says California worship restrictions violate religious rights

Kamala Harris has already broken 2 Senate ties on COVID relief. She could give Democrats more victories in the future

President sends in troops to help state combat virus
(Biden invokes war powers to boost vaccine efforts and mitigate inequities for vulnerable groups.)

Biden inherited a USPS crisis. Here’s how Democrats want to fix it.

Biden moves to revoke terrorist designation for Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthis

Biden administration suspends Trump asylum deals with El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

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2/5/21

S&P 500 rises to another record Friday, rallies 4.7% in best week since November

Payrolls barely grow to start 2021 even as the unemployment rate fell to 6.3%

Even with unprecedented gains, the jobs market is still struggling to get back to normal

The economy gained just 49,000 jobs in January as recovery sputters amid pressure from virus

Republicans claim they are being silenced as they speak to millions of viewers

After losing committee assignments, Marjorie Taylor Greene says she has been ‘freed’ to push the GOP further right

CAN TRUMP’S GRIP ON THE GOP BE LOOSENED? REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN ADAM KINZINGER SAYS YES
    
On right-wing cable TV, Sen. Mike Lee calls articles of impeachment ‘irresponsible’

GOP lawmakers fined $5,000 for bypassing House security screenings

GOP lawmakers call for Pelosi to be fined over new screenings

Cotton Tries to Force Dems to Vote on Court-Packing

The post-Trump identity crisis that’s fracturing the GOP

More than 457,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 26,742,000 cases have been reported.)

What you need to know about the coronavirus variants

Pentagon to deploy troops to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

Biden has a plan to address COVID-19 disparities. Here’s what experts recommend

Brooks and Capehart on the Republican Party’s identity crisis

Blinken holds first call with Chinese counterpart

Trump funnelled money from donors into private business after election loss, report finds

The cottage industry behind Trump’s pardons: How the rich and well-connected got ahead at the expense of others

House passes budget resolution, paving way for Biden's COVID-19 relief plan

Senate vote paves way for passage of Biden’s economic relief plan

US Senate okays keeping embassy in Jerusalem permanently, in vote of 97 to 3

Biden beefs up administration with Asia experts as the U.S. prepares to take on China

Biden’s Yemen policy breaks with Obama. There may be more daylight to come.

Joe Biden puts Saudi Arabia on notice

Biden Puts a Kinder, Gentler Spin on ‘America First’
(To lead abroad, Joe Biden argued in his first foreign-policy speech as president, America must heal itself.)

Biden says Trump should not receive intelligence briefings because of his ‘erratic behavior’

Biden sharpens attack over GOP stimulus approach as Democrats advance plan in Congress

  Biden rips GOP for 'all of a sudden' showing fiscal restraint

Biden harnesses Defense Production Act to speed vaccinations and production of protective equipment

Biden defends passing $1.9 trillion stimulus without GOP support — ‘We don’t have to wait’

Bad jobs report boosts Biden stimulus case

Biden says the $15 minimum wage hike likely won't be part of the COVID-19 relief package
                                                                   
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2/4/21

S&P 500 jumps 1% to a record high, posts its fourth positive day in a row

Jobs growth likely rebounded in January, but the extent of the recovery depends on hotels and restaurants

Jobless claims: Another 779,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims last week

Yellen warns of 'tough months' ahead, urges congress to act

Airlines, labor unions push for a third round of federal aid with travel demand still depressed

McConnell and the GOP are preparing a barrage of budget amendments to water down Biden's COVID-19 stimulus package

Cruz blocks vote on Biden Commerce secretary nominee over Huawei concerns

GOP senator warns his party must decide between 'conservatism and madness'

Mitt Romney proposes $350 monthly child allowance

A Republican, Mitt Romney, argues for child benefits in America

Moderate Mitt Romney and far-right Rand Paul join to oppose allowing transgender youth in girls’ sports

Michigan Republican defends impeachment vote to upset voters

DeSantis: Penalize Social Media That Blocks Politicians

Despite denouncing QAnon months ago, Kevin McCarthy now says, ‘I don’t even know what it is’

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley says his re-election decision is 'several weeks off'

Sen. Ben Sasse slams Nebraska GOP committee’s plans to censure him for criticizing Trump

Republicans worry their big tent will mean big problems in 2022 elections

7,600 active Utah Republican voters have left the party since the U.S. Capitol attack

Conservative group calls out Republicans by name in scathing new Fox News ad

More than 454,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 26,611,000 cases have been reported.)

At least 2 Americans have been dying of covid-19 every minute for nearly a month

Johnson & Johnson seeks emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine developed with Beth Israel

FDA will propose guidelines to deal with new variants

Trump quickly rejects impeachment managers' request for testimony at impeachment trial

Judge blocks Texas effort to remove Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

Live updates: Senate moves forward on budget bill to pass Biden economic relief plan

Senate Dems hope to pass COVID economic relief by early March

Here’s the new Democratic plan for $1,400 stimulus checks

House ejects Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees over extremist remarks

‘America Is Back,’ Biden Says
(The new president returns to traditional foreign policy—with a big dash of populism.)

Biden strikes tough tone on Russia in diplomatic push

Biden to freeze withdrawal of U.S. troops from Germany

Biden recommits U.S. to global alliances, ends support for Saudi-led war in Yemen in first major foreign policy speech

Biden faces a relieved but cautious Europe

Biden withdraws Judy Shelton's Fed nomination

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2/3/21

S&P 500 ekes out small gain for its third positive day, Alphabet pops

How the average stimulus check could change under Biden vs GOP plans

McCarthy moves to keep splintering GOP intact, with protection for both Cheney and Greene

McCarthy announces no disciplinary actions against Greene

Defend or rebuke? House GOP faces difficult vote over Greene

Republicans rally to keep Cheney in power

Romney: GOP 'should have nothing to do with' Marjorie Taylor Greene

'She doesn't represent the party': Sen. Joni Ernst condemns Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

For the first time, Mike Lee votes for one of Biden’s Cabinet nominees — Pete Buttigieg

Jim Jordan, Amid Pandemic: Cancel Culture 'Most Dangerous Thing' Happening Today

State Republican Leaders Are Rushing to Exploit Trump’s Big Lie

More than 449,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 26,487,000 cases have been reported.)

CDC director says schools can safely reopen without vaccinating teachers

How The COVID-19 Vaccines Compare To Each Other

AstraZeneca vaccine cuts virus transmission by two-thirds after one dose – study

The pandemic has nudged millions of Americans into Medicaid

United States extends nuclear treaty with Russia for five years

Supreme Court cancels hearing on border wall

Senate fully transfers power to Democrats by passing organizing resolution

Pelosi released a press release denouncing Minority Leader 'Kevin McCarthy (Q-CA)'

House vote unlocks partisan path for Biden coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats clear path for Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House approves budget resolution for COVID-19 package

Democrats Likely To Drop Paid Sick Leave From COVID-19 Rescue Bill

House to vote on removing GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committees

House votes to impose fines of up to $10,000 on lawmakers who flout security screening

Biden wants $1,400 stimulus checks, but signals a compromise with GOP is possible

Biden might get an $11 minimum wage—but not $15

Biden moves quickly to make his mark on federal courts after Trump’s record judicial nominations

Biden pays respects as policeman killed in Capitol attack lies in state

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2/2/21

Dow jumps 470 points, posts best day since November as the GameStop trading mania unwinds

CBO sees rapid growth recovery, labor force returning to pre-pandemic level by 2022

Coronavirus stimulus checks: How Biden's and GOP proposals differ

Gulf grows between GOP's McConnell, McCarthy

Not a single Senate Republican voted to advance the stimulus package that would give most Americans a $1,400 one-time check

GOP senator says Covid relief ‘figure should not be foreordained’ after Biden meeting

Mitt Romney says Biden shows ‘genuine interest’ in working with GOP on pandemic aid package

Romney: Disingenuous to criticize Democrats after big spending under Trump

The GOP’s biggest response to Trump’s baseless voter fraud push could still be coming

Rick Scott’s zombie claim about voter fraud in 2018

Rep. Liz Cheney’s vote to impeach Trump prompts a voter rebellion in her home state

Lindsey Graham has a warning for Democrats who want to call witnesses at Trump's impeachment trial

Lindsey Graham proven wrong immediately after trying to defend numerous Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's statements

House Republicans weigh stripping Greene from committee assignments as GOP senators repudiate her views

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More than 445,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 26,369,000 cases have been reported.)

U.S. Covid hospitalizations and cases are falling, but new strains could undo that progress

U.S. to start distributing coronavirus vaccines directly to pharmacies

Trump's New Lawyers Not Expected to Focus on False Election Claims in His Defense

Poor handling of virus cost Trump his reelection, campaign autopsy finds

Senate Democrats take first step toward big COVID-19 bill

Democrats take first step to passing Covid relief without GOP as Biden meets with Republicans

Manchin backs budget reconciliation for relief bill but with a warning

Progressives target Manchin, Sinema with new PAC

Trump’s actions described as ‘a betrayal of historic proportions’ in trial brief filed by House impeachment managers

House Democrats make constitutional case for impeaching Trump in scathing memo

Senate confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as homeland security secretary

From Mayor Pete to Secretary Buttigieg: Appearances hint at expansive role for next transportation chief

Biden urges Senate Democrats to go big on his relief package, warns against smaller plan

Biden tells Senate Democrats that GOP coronavirus plan is "too small"

Biden calls Democrats, urges big COVID-19 relief bill

Biden Plans To Raise Wages For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Workers Without Congress

Biden boosting vaccine allotments, financing for virus costs

Biden administration announces direct vaccine shipments to pharmacies

Biden issues new immigration orders, while signaling cautious approach

Biden signs immigration orders as Congress awaits more

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2/1/21

Dow jumps 220 points, rebounds from worst week since October as market looks past trading mania

U.S. unemployment rate to remain above pre-pandemic level through decade, CBO says

Republicans push for $1,000 stimulus checks. Here’s who would qualify for the money

Romney among GOP lawmakers urging Biden to meet with them on virus relief

Biden, Senate Republicans hold lengthy meeting on coronavirus relief bill
(Senators sound hopeful tone exiting meeting, say they intend to continue working with administration)

Biden, GOP senators agree to more COVID-19 talks after 'excellent' first meeting

An estimated 29 million people would lose out on stimulus payments under GOP proposal

West Virginia Gov. Calls for Large-Scale Stimulus: ‘If We Throw Away Some Money Right Now, So What?’

GOP’s McConnell blasts ‘loony lies’ by Ga. Rep. Greene

McConnell: Marjorie Taylor Greene's views are a 'cancer' for the GOP

Greene draws rebuke from right as Republican Jewish Coalition condemns 'anti-Semitic comments'

An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P.

Ted Cruz Slammed For Saying Trump Impeachment Is 'Vindictive'

Graham shoots down request for Merrick Garland confirmation hearing Feb. 8

Missouri church leaders call for Hawley's resignation over election claims

RNC chairwoman expresses regret over Giuliani news conference

Dozens of former Bush officials leave Republican Party, calling it 'Trump cult'

Blinken: If it further breaks deal, Iran could amass material for nuke in weeks

More than 441,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 26,250,000 cases have been reported.)

How bad are these coronavirus variants? Here's what experts say.

Monitoring the Coronavirus Outbreak in Metro Areas Across the U.S.

A fast, at-home coronavirus test will be available to Americans this year

White House to invest $230 million in rapid coronavirus test

Fauci urges COVID vaccinations to stop new strains: 'Viruses cannot mutate if they don't replicate'

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on bipartisanship under President Biden

As Trump Raked In Cash Denying His Loss, Little Went to Actual Legal Fight

Trump appointees aggressively lobbied against giving states COVID-19 vaccine rollout funds

Pelosi, Schumer announce bill to circumvent GOP on coronavirus

House Democrats move swiftly to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of committee assignments

Biden to begin efforts to reunify migrant families separated by Trump administration

Yahoo News/YouGov poll: More than two-thirds of Americans side with Biden on COVID relief — and most support the rest of his agenda

Biden meets with 10 GOP senators at White House on pandemic relief

White House plays down prospects for Biden-GOP meeting on relief bill

Biden asks U.S. Supreme Court to cancel asylum, border wall arguments

The Race to Dismantle Trump’s Immigration Policies

Biden threatens sanctions on Myanmar after military coup

Biden may revoke Trump's access to classified intelligence

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1/31/21

For McCarthy and McConnell, Two Paths on Trumpian Crisis Management

What Capitol attack? Amnesia sets in among Republicans in Washington

Arkansas' Republican governor praises Biden administration's 'seamless' vaccine distribution

On the Trail: GOP divided over growing anti-democratic drift in party

Republicans scramble to unify heading into next election cycle

South Carolina GOP censures Rep. Rice for impeachment vote

Trump loyalists in South Dakota turn on home state senator

GOP lawmakers seek tougher voting rules after record turnout

GOP Rep. Kinzinger starts PAC to challenge party’s embrace of Trump

Covid-19 hospitalizations drop, but January has been the deadliest month of the pandemic. Here's what to expect next

Coronavirus mutations add urgency to vaccination effort as experts warn of long battle ahead

Coronavirus updates: Experts urge faster vaccinations and efforts to curb spread in response to virus variants

Sunday shows - COVID-19 relief dominates

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  Trump names 2 lawyers to impeachment defense team

Biden to meet with Senate Republicans offering covid relief counter-proposal

Biden plans first major foreign policy speech on restoring 'America's place'

Biden reverses Trump last-minute attempt to freeze $27.4 billion of programs

Biden tempers expectations for high-dollar donors who hoped to get plum diplomatic posts

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1/30/21

Wall Street braces for bumpy trading in the week ahead as the GameStop short squeeze unfolds

The Three Biggest Lessons of the Coronavirus Economy

How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, promoter of QAnon’s baseless theories, rose with support from key Republicans

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Controversies Are Piling Up. Republicans Are Quiet.

Romney blasts news of Trump call with Taylor Greene: 'Lies of a feather flock together'

While Mike Lee opposes impeaching Trump, he suggests censuring liberal congresswoman

Senate GOP has little interest in punishing Trump

GOP faces electoral conundrum in Georgia, new poll suggests

More Republican Congress members linked to extremist groups

South Carolina GOP censures Rep. Rice for impeachment vote

CDC requires face masks on airlines, public transportation

Moderna asks FDA to authorize 5 additional doses per Covid vaccine vial to speed distribution, source tells CNBC

US fighting vaccine shortage, but ramping up manufacturing not easy, experts say

Fauci hopes to see US kids being vaccinated by summer

Top Trump impeachment lawyer Bowers leaves team: reports

Horned Viking 'Shaman' Who Stormed Capitol Now Willing To Testify Against Trump

Legal Pressure on Trump Increases With Judge's Order in Fraud Inquiry

‘Be ready to fight’: FBI probe of U.S. Capitol riot finds evidence detailing coordination of an assault

Democrats weigh expanding lower courts after Trump blitz

House Democrats building elaborate, emotionally charged case against Trump

Biden reignites immigration fight in Congress

Biden wants Democrats to keep Trump trial short

Biden reportedly expected to nominate judges with legal backgrounds 'historically underrepresented on the federal bench'

Biden Visits Walter Reed, the Hospital That Treated Both Him and His Son

Why Biden Has a Better Shot at Saving the Climate Than Obama Did

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1/29/21

Dow drops more than 600 points Friday, suffers worst week since October amid GameStop trading frenzy

United Airlines warns thousands of employees that their jobs are again at risk, labor unions seek more government aid

How McConnell derailed Trump's impeachment trial before it started

How Mitch McConnell blew his 'LBJ moment' and handed the GOP back to Trump

As Wisconsin's Johnson weighs future, Trump ties take a toll

GOP under pressure to take action against Marjorie Taylor Greene

GOP group launches billboard campaign urging Cruz, Hawley to resign

Center-right Republicans fear party headed for disaster

Trump meets with McCarthy, agrees to help Republicans take back the House

Republicans condemned Trump. Now they're seeking his help.

GOP strategist predicts what will become of the GOP if Donald Trump isn’t convicted

Trump may poison the party, but Republicans have decided they need him

Ignoring calls to pull back, Gaetz slams Cheney in her home state

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is trying to hold together a party that Donald Trump might want to tear up

GOP Sen. Rob Portman says Trump impeachment trial post-presidency could set a dangerous precedent

Ahead of Friday’s March for Life, Utah senators back anti-abortion legislation

Sen. Mike Lee has voted no on every one of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet-level nominees so far. Here’s why

Republicans face a choice between Donald Trump and reality

More than 435,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
More than 25,860,000 cases have been reported.)

Coronavirus updates: Variant prompts travel curbs as Fauci calls U.S. spread a ‘wake-up call’

As Covid vaccine rollout expands, Black Americans still left behind

More covid-19 vaccines pass clinical trials

J&J says its Covid vaccine is 66% effective, but the single shot may fall short against variants

Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, how it works and why it matters

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines may be even more effective than previously thought, new data suggests

Brooks and Capehart on Biden’s first full week and the state of the Republican Party

Trump White House donated 8,700 ventilators to other nations. Officials now don’t know where many of them are, watchdog finds.

Judge orders tax lawyers to hand over Trump organization docs to NY AG

‘The perfect target’: Russia cultivated Trump as asset for 40 years – ex-KGB spy

DOJ pulls Trump administration's harsh charging and sentencing policy

Federal workers would be eligible for paid leave for more reasons under this House bill

Biden urges swift passage of his coronavirus relief plan, highlighting ‘the cost of inaction’

Biden administration readies battle plan as Covid variants reach the U.S.

Biden signs orders reversing Trump policies on Obamacare and abortion

Biden signs executive orders at furious pace

Biden administration halts effort to install Trump loyalists on Pentagon advisory boards

Biden’s first phone calls show where he’s looking — and it’s not at Israel

Biden Taps Obama Administration Diplomat as New Iran Envoy

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1/28/21

Dow jumps 300 points as market stages a strong comeback from biggest sell-off in 3 months

2020 was the worst year for economic growth since World War II

Jobless claims: Another 875,00 Americans seen filing unemployment in the latest week

Stimulus: 120 economists call for 'substantial' coronavirus relief bill, back Biden's $1.9 trillion proposal

McConnell Was Done With Trump. His Party Said Not So Fast.

McConnell misquotes Biden in an attempt to criticize his rush of executive orders

GOP group invests $700,000 into backing Sen. Josh Hawley after he was accused of helping to incite the Capitol riot

GOP lawmakers voice frustrations with McCarthy

GOP has growing Marjorie Taylor Greene problem

Jim Jordan says he won't run for Senate in 2022

In Wyoming, Cheney faces blowback for vote to impeach Trump

The GOP is self-policing ... further to the right

5 arguments the GOP is making against impeachment, parsed

Republicans back away from confronting Trump and his loyalists after the Capitol insurrection, embracing them instead

Nominee for U.N. ambassador joins Mitt Romney to warn about Chinese influence in Africa

Mitt Romney says Tokyo Olympic Games should be held despite the pandemic

Full List: Where Every Senator Stands on Convicting Trump  

Senators consider alternatives to impeachment trial in view of likely Trump acquittal

Durbin, Graham teaming up on immigration bill

US suspends $23 billion sale of F-35s to UAE that followed Abraham Accords

More than 431,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 25,691,000 cases have been reported.)

Fauci warns COVID-19 situation 'potentially could get worse' given new variants

How many variants of the coronavirus are there?

Time to double or upgrade masks as coronavirus variants emerge, experts say

Biden Should Dump the Trump Playbook on Trade With China

Did Trump and His Supporters Commit Treason?

Psaki defends Biden's use of executive orders amid criticism

Pelosi says House will take first step toward passing Covid relief next week, with or without GOP

Pelosi blasts GOP leaders for putting Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Education Committee

Pelosi wants security money to face 'enemy' within House

New Georgia Democratic senators push for fast action on new stimulus checks to fulfill campaign pledge

Joe Biden terminates much of Donald Trump’s legacy

Biden's administration is starting to unravel dozens of Trump-era health policies

Biden drops Trump’s antiabortion ‘global gag rule.’ Here’s what that means for abortion access worldwide

Biden turns the page on Trump's Israel-Palestine policies

President Biden’s push for $15-an-hour minimum wage faces strong headwinds in Senate

Biden in remembrance day statement: ‘The Holocaust was no accident of history’

Biden seen likely to keep Space Force, a Trump favorite

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1/27/21

Dow drops more than 600 points for its worst day since October, S&P 500 goes red for the year

Federal Reserve leaves interest rates and asset purchases unchanged, sees growth slowing

Secretary Yellen's first action on bitcoin will set the tone for the next four years

The economy is getting even worse for Americans with a high school diploma or less education

Utah Sen. Mike Lee says impeachment of Trump is unconstitutional; Romney says no question former president incited Capitol riot

Iowa U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst doubts Constitution allows impeachment of former presidents

Senate GOP boxes itself in on impeachment

Utah senators push bill to block presidents from creating or enlarging national monuments in Utah

The GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene problem is spinning out of control

QAnon-aligned Rep. Marjorie Greene's support for 'a bullet to the head' for Pelosi draws rebuke from House GOP leader

GOP to stay neutral should Trump run again

Republicans now 'shocked, shocked' that there's a deficit

Republicans who cheered Trump's executive orders now grumble about 'record number' from Biden

McCarthy to meet with Trump in Florida

Republicans Say It Is Unconstitutional to Hold Officials Accountable Unless They Are Hillary

TED CRUZ SUGGESTS EVERYONE JUST GET OVER TRUMP’S FASCIST LITTLE COUP

What Ted Cruz gets wrong about climate, jobs — and Pittsburgh

Tens of thousands of voters drop Republican affiliation after Capitol riot

More than 427,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 25,533,000 cases have been reported.)

Virus will kill many more, WH projects as briefings resume

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, muzzled under Trump, prepares to renew tough industry oversight

US announces it’s renewing relations with Palestinians, seeking 2-state solution

Beijing’s Welcome Gift to Biden: More Threats and Tensions

US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

Trump censure faces tough odds in Senate

Democrats prepare to pass Covid relief bill without Republican votes

Democrats consider one-week impeachment trial, censure resolution after GOP signals likely acquittal of Trump

Schumer shames Republicans who challenged legality of Trump's impeachment trial

Democrats are setting the stage to propose $300 monthly direct payments for families with children under 17

Adam Schiff Gives 'Confused' Republicans A Blunt Lesson In What Unity Means

Biden suspends oil and gas leasing in slew of executive actions on climate change

Biden to place environmental justice at center of sweeping climate plan

The Reality Behind Biden's Plan to Legalize 11 Million Immigrants

Biden pushes equity for Asian Americans
(President signs four executive orders to address racism — a rebuttal to Trump.)

Biden expected to sign executive order to expand US refugee program

Joe Biden Pauses Trump-Era Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

The Biden-Putin relationship is already on the rocks

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1/26/21

Stocks close slightly lower as rally takes a breather ahead of Big Tech earnings

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

Nearly all GOP senators vote against impeachment trial for Trump, signaling likely acquittal

Just five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional

Trump impeachment trial faces challenge from Republican Senator Paul

Senators discussing Trump censure resolution

Mitt Romney joins GOP senators seeking to block court packing with constitutional amendment

Ted Cruz pumps up Keystone job numbers

The Republican Party is at war with itself as it charts its post-Trump future

Portman's exit underscores Republican identity crisis

Pennsylvania GOP pledges full allegiance to Trump

More than 423,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 25,378,000 cases have been reported.)

What you need to know about the coronavirus variants

Inslee: Biden administration to soon increase COVID-19 vaccines for Washington state

As Trump Seeks to Remain a Political Force, New Targets Emerge

Pentagon restricted commander of D.C. Guard ahead of Capitol riot

Federal court in Texas blocks Biden’s 100-day deportation “pause”

Pressuring Biden, Iran warns he won’t have endless time to rejoin nuclear pact

Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of state

Biden administration begins push for action on COVID-19 relief

Democrats turn to quick action on Biden covid relief bill after power-sharing deal in Senate

Democrats may move forward on coronavirus aid without Republicans: Schumer

Congressman: Pass Biden's $1.9T stimulus plan with or without Republicans

Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy to preside over Trump’s second impeachment trial

Polls find Biden's approval rating higher than Trump's ever was

In first call with Putin, Biden pressed Russian president on several issues, White House says

Biden administration seeks to buy 200 million more vaccine doses, to be delivered through the summer

Biden orders DOJ to end private prison contracts as part of racial equity push

Biden signs orders on racial equity, and civil rights groups press for more

Biden poised to halt new fossil fuel leasing on federal land and water Wednesday

Biden to reopen ACA insurance marketplaces as pandemic has cost millions of Americans their coverage

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1/25/21

S&P 500 ends volatile day slightly higher, Apple pushes Nasdaq to another record close

Job losses from virus 4 times as bad as '09 financial crisis

Senate confirms Janet Yellen as first female treasury secretary

McConnell relents on Senate rules, signals power-sharing deal with Democrats

Republicans are worried about raising money for 2022 House races as corporations cut donations following riot

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney’s political clout just got a lot bigger with Democrats in control

Why Mitt Romney loses points with Utah Republicans, scores big with Democrats

GOP senators are split over Trump trial
(As House prepares to deliver impeachment article, Rubio says the idea is ‘stupid’ but Romney supports it.)

As Trump departs, his extremes live on in state GOPs

Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman announces he’s retiring, creating an open seat in 2022

Trump, allies raise pressure on Senate GOP ahead of impeachment

GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy says all Americans are culpable for Capitol riot, not just him

Giuliani Says He Cannot Pay $1.3 Billion in Damages Because He Does Not Know Any Real Billionaires

More than 419,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 25,230,000 cases have been reported.)

U.S. virus numbers drop, but race against new strains heats up

Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine appears to be effective against new variants

Fauci on what working for Trump was really like

Inspector general will investigate whether any Justice Dept. officials improperly sought to help Trump overturn the election

Chief Justice John Roberts won't preside over Trump impeachment trial

What we know about Trump’s second impeachment trial

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on President Biden’s executive actions

Trump establishes 'Office of the Former President' in Florida

House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate, setting stage for trial

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

Schumer: Impeachment trial will be quick, doesn't need a lot of witnesses

Biden says Trump's impeachment trial 'has to happen'

Biden ups vaccine goal to 1.5 million shots a day, says vaccine to be widely available by spring

Biden says he's open to negotiating income limits for stimulus checks

Biden signs order pushing federal government to buy more American-made products

In sprint to address LGBTQ rights, Biden reverses Trump-era ban on transgender people serving in the military

The Biden administration will 'work on three fronts' to combat climate change

Biden replaces White House doctor with his longtime physician

Biden tells Merkel he wants to revitalize Germany alliance

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1/24/21

For brick and mortar retailers in the Boston area, it’s boom or bust, depending on where you look

Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio coy on possible challenge from Ivanka Trump

Republican congressman played a role in Trump's campaign to fight election loss: NYT

Ted Cruz's 'Pittsburgh over Paris' campaign shows us just how dumb the Biden years are going to be

Sen. Rand Paul continues making false claims of 2020 election fraud

CDC reviewing new data that suggests coronavirus variant identified in UK could be more deadly

COVID-19 spikes fourfold among Washington’s Latinos, and it’s reaching almost every corner of the population

Vaccine supply hinders expanding beyond goal of 100 million shots, Biden health official says

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

Congress must face the enemy within
(Members of Congress who endangered their colleagues, or who violated their oaths of office and fed the insurrection with their lies, must be held accountable for the Jan. 6 attack.)

Sunday shows - Biden agenda, Trump impeachment trial dominate

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Supporters' words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

Trump’s travel bans caused heartache and suffering. For what?

Democrats rule Washington. 5 reasons they may not be able to hang on.

White House holds call with senators to drum up bipartisan support for Covid-19 relief package

Biden officials hold call with bipartisan group of senators on coronavirus relief plan

More than two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden's coronavirus response: poll

Biden to repeal Trump's ban on transgender people joining military

Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions Trump rescinded, impose new ban on South Africa

Biden is firing some top Trump holdovers, but in some cases, his hands may be tied

Biden gambles that he can do it all

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1/23/21

The stock market is at or near the most-expensive levels ever by most measures. When will it matter?

Secretary Yellen's first action on bitcoin will set the tone for the next four years

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

NYT: Rep. Perry played role in alleged Trump plan to oust acting AG

Arizona GOP censures top state Republicans McCain, Flake and Ducey

Kentucky Republican committee rejects resolution urging McConnell to condemn Trump impeachment

Prominent Senate Republican warns Trump trial could spark more impeachments

Trump jumps into a divisive battle over the Republican Party — with a threat to start a ‘MAGA Party’

CDC says 2nd coronavirus vaccine shot may be scheduled up to 6 weeks later

New Pandemic Plight: Hospitals Are Running Out of Vaccines

Florida bank says it has closed Trump's accounts

Scaramucci to Trump: 'Get out of politics' and go back to business

Justice Department, FBI debate not charging some of the Capitol rioters

Biden and UK prime minister discuss NATO, multilateralism during call

Biden says nothing can change the trajectory of the Covid pandemic over the next several months

Return of the technocrats: Biden aims for ‘normal’ after four years of tumult

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1/22/21

S&P 500 slips from all-time high, Nasdaq ends week up 4% at a record

McConnell privately says he wants Trump gone as Republicans quietly lobby him to convict

Democrats may have regained the Senate, but McConnell is blocking them from taking up Biden's agenda

McCarthy contradicts himself on Trump's role in insurrection

McCarthy says he told Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene he disagreed with her impeachment articles against Biden

Republicans who impeached Trump are already on the chopping block

Cheney tests Trump grip on GOP post-presidency

Hawley, Cruz see approval ratings dip in wake of Capitol riot: poll

GOP Congressman: Give $1,400 stimulus checks to people who get the COVID-19 vaccine

Sen. Mike Lee pushes against gas tax hike with transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg

Gun incident involving Republican lawmaker prompts police probe

More than 412,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 24,772,000 cases have been reported.)

CDC quietly changes Covid vaccine guidance to OK mixing Pfizer and Moderna shots in ‘exceptional situations’

FEMA would operate up to 100 federally run mass vaccination sites under Biden plan

Biden boosts federal fight against virus
(New president takes charge, pledging more vaccines, guidelines for reopening schools, among other steps.)

Vaccine sites want better communication with the government. Biden pledges to fix that.

Brooks and Capehart on Biden’s agenda and Trump’s impeachment trial

Trump entertained plan to install an attorney general who would help him pursue baseless election fraud claims

For Prosecutors, Trump’s Clemency Decisions Were a ‘Kick in the Teeth’

Pelosi to deliver Trump impeachment to Senate on Monday

Senate ends standoff, agrees to start Trump’s impeachment trial Feb. 9

Democrats float 14th Amendment to bar Trump from office

Senior Democrats drafting plan to give parents at least $3,000 per child in Biden stimulus

Austin confirmed as nation’s first African American defense secretary

Janet Yellen’s nomination as first female Treasury secretary clears key Senate hurdle

Biden signs executive orders to boost economic relief for Americans struggling amid pandemic

Biden signs executive orders to increase food stamps benefits and send missing stimulus checks

President Biden signs order to increase federal food benefits, among executive actions to stabilize the U.S. economy

Biden’s bold immigration plan would really put America first

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

Biden reverses Trump orders seen as hostile to federal workers

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1/21/21

Nasdaq closes at another record as Big Tech jumps ahead of earnings, S&P 500 ekes out new high

How the American Unemployment System Failed

Jobless claims remained at historic highs last week, as Biden inherits the worst job market of any modern president

McConnell criticizes Biden's Day 1 actions

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

Group of House conservatives pushing to oust Liz Cheney, an effort Republican aides still view as a long shot

Liz Cheney's problems pile up

Ted Cruz tries to slam Biden's first day in the most clueless way possible

Ted Cruz under fire for saying Biden prioritizing 'citizens of Paris' by rejoining climate deal

Senate Democrats file ethics complaint against GOP Sens. Hawley, Cruz over roles in Capitol riot

Senate Republicans throw cold water on Biden's immigration proposal

Biden is already facing pressure to scale back his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan

'Just move on': Republicans grapple with post-Trump future

More than 408,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 24,580,000 cases have been reported)

Biden says death toll from pandemic likely will top 500,000 next month, says it will take months ‘for us to turn things around’

Fauci, unchained
(The government’s leading infectious-disease expert exults in being able to speak frankly)

Fauci says it's 'liberating' working under Biden

Iraq’s Disappearance From Biden’s Agenda Is a Big Mistake

Trump Wanted a Big Sendoff—and Didn’t Get It

‘A total failure’: The Proud Boys now mock Trump

Pelosi weighs charges that GOP members gave 'aid and comfort' to rioters

Democrats shoot down McConnell's filibuster gambit

House Oversight Committee chairwoman requests FBI probe of Parler, including its role in Capitol siege

These are the executive orders Biden has signed so far

Here are the 10 executive orders Biden signed to combat the Covid pandemic

Biden releases national COVID strategy, will order agencies to use Defense Production Act

Biden unveils Covid-19 plan based on 'science not politics' as he signs new initiatives

Biden signs order requiring masks on planes, buses, trains and at airports

Biden requires international travelers to quarantine upon arrival to US

Biden administration to seek five-year extension on key nuclear arms treaty in first foray with Russia

Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

Biden selects Slaughter as acting chair of Federal Trade Commission, Rosenworcel as acting chair of Federal Communications Commission

Biden and the West face the threat of far-right extremism

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1/20/21

Stocks rally to a record as Biden sworn in as president, Netflix soars

McConnell faces conservative backlash over Trump criticism

GOP senators praise Biden's inauguration speech

Romney: Founders didn't intend pardons to be used for 'cronies'

Mitt Romney’s full day: Speaks out on impeachment, Russia, China, poor cybersecurity

There’s a civil war all right, only right now it’s inside the Republican Party

Advice to National-Security Republicans as Biden Takes Office

Former GOP operative Michael Ellis placed on administrative leave from NSA top lawyer job

More than 404,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 24,390,000 cases have been reported.)

States appeal for more coronavirus vaccine doses as the US death toll moves past 400,000

"New dawn": World leaders look to renewed cooperation with U.S. under Biden

Trump’s swampiest pardons, ranked

Trump promised his supporters ‘everything.’ He didn’t deliver on much of it.

As Trump departs office, reality sets in for QAnon cult

Schumer becomes new Senate majority leader

Democrats take control of 50-50 Senate, with Harris presiding for first time

Senate confirms Biden's intel chief, giving him first Cabinet official

‘Democracy has prevailed’: Joe Biden sworn in as president of the United States

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president, pleads for unity in inaugural address to a divided nation

Joe Biden seeks to heal the wounds inflicted by Donald Trump
(A normal American president takes power in an abnormal ceremony)

Joe Biden is sworn in as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Kamala Harris sworn into history with vice-presidential oath

Biden reverses Trump's freeze on $27.4 billion in funds

Biden signs executive orders undoing or targeting Trump actions on immigration, climate change, racial equity, coronavirus

Biden to extend eviction moratorium through March

Biden signs several directives on first day, including mask mandate on federal property and rejoining Paris climate accord

Biden to re-engage with World Health Organization, will join global vaccine effort

Biden tells appointees 'I will fire you on the spot' for showing disrespect to colleagues

As Trump exits Washington, he tells modest crowd, ‘We will be back in some form’

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1/19/21

Dow rises more than 100 points to start the week, tech stocks lead the gain

Five key takeaways from Janet Yellen’s Treasury confirmation hearing

Janet Yellen: GOP tax cuts helped business competitiveness

McConnell: Trump ‘provoked’ Capitol siege, ‘fed lies’ to mob

Trump provoked deadly Capitol riot, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell says

McConnell keeps GOP guessing on Trump impeachment

McConnell, Schumer fail to cut power-sharing deal amid filibuster snag

GOP at a crossroads: Will Republicans break up with Trump, or embrace him further?

Lawmakers who objected to election results have been cut off from 20 of their 30 biggest corporate PAC donors

Justice Dept. will not pursue charges against Sen. Richard Burr over stock sales at outset of pandemic

Pence, other GOP officials expected to skip Trump send-off

Republicans built up QAnon backer Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, but now are they afraid of what they created?

Hawley Blocks Quick Vote on Biden’s DHS Secretary Nominee, Citing Lax Immigration Stance

Sasse Warns U.S. Not ‘Taking the Uyghur Genocide Seriously’

More than 400,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.
(More than 24,203,000 cases have been reported.)

US virus death toll tops 400,000 in Trump's final hours

At least 11.2 million people have received one or both doses of the vaccine in the U.S.
(This includes more than 1.8 million people who have been fully vaccinated.31.2 million doses have been distributed.)

At least 11.2 million people have received one or both doses of the vaccine in the U.S.

Most Americans say the coronavirus pandemic is not controlled, Post-ABC poll finds

New York Gov. Cuomo asks to buy Covid vaccine directly from Pfizer amid dose shortages

The U.S. Coronavirus Response Might Be a Crime Against Humanity
(The Trump administration callously dismissed the deaths of the most vulnerable, including minorities.)

‘Not my fault’: Trump struggles to defend his record amid setbacks on immigration, trade, North Korea

Trump stress test leaves all institutions of American democracy battered, some broken

From the border to the federal bench to raging political divisions: How Donald Trump's tenure has changed America

Trump's exit: President leaves office with legacy of chaos

Trump stock performance falls short of Obama, Clinton

The 5 big lessons I learned about Donald Trump over the last 5 years

U.S. court deals final blow to Trump EPA's clean power rule replacement

Trump’s iron grip on our attention will soon weaken

Senate Democrats make democracy reform first bill of new majority

The Biden doctrine is still taking shape

Biden plans immediate executive actions to roll back Trump era after inauguration speech

Live updates: Biden, Harris remember coronavirus victims with vigil at Lincoln Memorial

Biden inherits a deeply divided nation, but most voters think he will bring unity

Trump grants clemency to 143 people in late-night pardon blast

Trump ends term with ‘patriotic education’ report which makes excuses for slavery and calls anti-abortion movement ‘great reform’

Trump seeks to box-in Biden with executive actions

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1/18/21

Yellen urges Congress to do more to fight pandemic recession

Is Inflation About to Take Off? That’s the Wrong Question

The Coming Republican Amnesia
(How will the GOP recover from the Trump era? Pretend it never happened)

GOP senators wrestle with purging Trump from party

Trump exits White House silenced by Twitter, shunned by some in GOP

Lindsey Graham, Ignoring Trump's Role In Riot, Bashes Pelosi For Weak Capitol Security

Erin Burnett Takes Down 'Sycophant-In-Chief' Lindsey Graham

McConnell, Schumer close in on power-sharing agreement in evenly divided Senate

Barr told Trump that theories about stolen election were
 'bulls---':

WHO chief warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ as rich countries dominate vaccine supplies

Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge

Census chief quits early after final round of citizenship controversy

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on President Trump’s legacy

Donald Trump faces an array of legal trouble when he leaves office

Attorney Roberta Kaplan is about to make Trump’s life extremely difficult

The Trump administration bailed out prominent anti-vaccine groups during a pandemic

Trump associates being paid huge sums to secure pardons in final days – report

Trump associates being paid huge sums to secure pardons in final days – report

The China legacy Trump leaves Biden

Pelosi raises alarm after Trump loyalist installed as top NSA lawyer

Senate majority offers Biden new avenues on Trump environmental rollbacks

Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

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

President-elect Biden to end Keystone XL pipeline in fight on climate change

Here are six key ways Biden is promising to fight the coronavirus pandemic

How Biden’s Proposed Paid Leave Would Work

Trump to lift some Covid travel restrictions, a move Biden quickly rejects

Biden names former aide to Utah’s Orrin Hatch to lead Operation Warp Speed

Joe Biden prepares an inaugural address that calls for unity amid low expectations and high tensions

Trump preparing another 100 pardons, commutations before leaving office: reports

Trump moves to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on Europe, Brazil

Trump administration issues racist school curriculum report on MLK day

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1/17/21

Republicans call for unity but won’t acknowledge Biden won fairly

Congresswoman's spokesman quits less than 2 weeks into term

Graham calls on Schumer to hold vote to dismiss article of impeachment against Trump

Lindsey Graham Warns That Pardoning Capitol Rioters Would ‘Destroy’ Trump

How Republicans Are Warping Reality Around the Capitol Attack

Kevin McCarthy warned members to not call out colleagues by name, citing potential political violence

Ted Cruz's former staffers say they are 'disgusted' by his role in the US Capitol insurrection and his unflinching support of Trump, report says

The NSA is ‘moving forward’ to install Michael Ellis, a former GOP operative, as its top lawyer, the agency said Sunday

Pence is helping Biden make the transition more normal. But their cooperation has risks for each.

400,000: The invisible deaths of covid-19

Fauci: Weeks, not months before new vaccines are submitted for approval

Rallies ahead of Capitol riot were planned by established Washington insiders

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

A Reporter’s Footage from Inside the Capitol Siege

Sunday shows - Capital locked down ahead of Biden's inauguration

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Debt cloud hangs over Trump post-presidency

Will Trump's mishandling of records leave a hole in history?

Why Trump Must Go on Trial
(The insurrectionists whom the President directed to the Capitol have, in a sense, been redeployed in an effort to secure impunity for him.)

Democrats build impeachment case, alleging 'dangerous crime'

Biden wins wide approval for handling of transition, but persistent GOP skepticism on issues will cloud the opening of his presidency, Post-ABC poll finds

On 1st day in office, Biden to cancel Muslim travel ban, rejoin climate accord

Biden team already holding talks with Iran on US return to nuclear deal

Trump, in wave of Tuesday pardons, so far not planning to pardon himself: source

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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

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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.)