Senate acquits Trump in his second impeachment trial

Sen. Bill Cassidy joins 6 other Republicans in voting to convict the former president

By: - February 13, 2021 4:01 pm
Louisiana's Election Integrity Commission folds after two meetings

The lie that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election led to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, led by a mob of pro-Trump supporters who tried to stop lawmakers from voting to certify the Electoral College votes (Photo by Alex Kent)

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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.