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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...

U.S. House Democrats say they have enough votes to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON — At least 214 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have signed on to a measure to impeach President Donald Trump that...

Democrats unveil resolution to impeach Trump, fearing a self-pardon

WASHINGTON — Among the factors undergirding the new effort by House Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump again is a controversial legal theory that...

National Guard sent to D.C. as police defend response to mob...

This story has been updated with news of Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund's plan to resign. WASHINGTON — A day after a violent mob seeking...

Democrats prepare to take over U.S. Senate control after double victories...

WASHINGTON—Democrats were poised Wednesday to gain control of the U.S. Senate after securing historic wins in two Georgia runoff elections against Republican incumbents. Democrat Raphael...

Woman shot during U.S. Capitol violence dies

WASHINGTON—A woman was shot inside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday during a riot provoked by Trump backers and later was pronounced dead at a local...

U.S. Senate runoffs poised to hand Georgia Democrats historic win

A steady trickle of Georgians mostly breezed in and out of polling places across the state for the final day of voting in the...

Louisiana’s GOP lawmakers now support COVID-19 accommodations for upcoming elections

Two state legislative committees on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed emergency election plan that would offer mail-in ballots and other coronavirus-related accommodations for voters...

Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president

WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe...

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