More than 21,000 Guard members from 50 states headed to D.C., and numbers may grow

Biden and Harris are still expected to take their oaths of office outside

By: - January 15, 2021 1:46 pm

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday that the Louisiana National Guard will go to Florida to help with damage from Hurricane Ian. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Toby Valadie)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Louisiana Illuminator. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.