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Missouri Republican to delay Senate confirmation of Biden’s pick for Homeland...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley will object to the rapid confirmation vote planned for President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Department of...

Louisiana may face tough budget decisions because of lower tax and...

Louisiana state tax and fee collections will not return to their pre-pandemic levels until at least 2022 or later, according to estimates released from...

Biden taps Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania’s top public health official, for federal...

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania’s top public health official for a cabinet-level post, the incoming administration said early Tuesday. Biden has named state Health...

More than 21,000 Guard members from 50 states headed to D.C.,...

WASHINGTON — Wednesday’s presidential inauguration ceremony may have a scaled-down audience due to the pandemic, but the security presence on hand to ensure it...

Louisiana’s Gen. Russel Honoré to investigate security failures at U.S. Capitol

Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré (U.S. Army - Ret.) was appointed to a commission that will investigate security failures during the Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot...

Folgers tax-break saga ends with rejection by New Orleans City Council

The New Orleans City Council rejected all of the Folgers Coffee Company’s property tax exemption applications in a final decision on Thursday, giving the...

Attorney General Jeff Landry declines to join other AGs in singling...

Attorney General Jeff Landry declined to sign a letter 50 other state attorneys general sent to the U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday condemning the...

U.S. House votes to again impeach Trump, as a ‘clear and...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, charging him with inciting violent rioters last week...

‘We told you so,’ Rep. Cedric Richmond tells Republicans defending Trump...

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond said "We told you so" to his Republican colleagues in a 1-minute speech from the House floor supporting a second...

Sedition and conspiracy charges among the 170 cases opened in federal...

WASHINGTON—Almost a week after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, top officials at the FBI and Department of Justice held their first press...

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