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Some Republicans hunkering down during U.S. Capitol riot refused offer of...

WASHINGTON—The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Tuesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19, and blamed Republicans who refused to wear masks...

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...
Louisiana Capitol Building

La. Capitol security chief says D.C. counterparts should’ve had ‘much better...

As sergeant-at-arms for the Louisiana House of Representatives, Clarence Russ is the chief of security at the Louisiana Capitol whose duty it is to...

Multiple investigations opened into the death of U.S. Capitol Police officer...

WASHINGTON—A Capitol Police officer died late Thursday from injuries he sustained while a violent mob breached the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers were set to...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry tied to group that summoned ‘patriots’...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry belongs to an association that helped lead, finance and organize the right-wing rally on behalf of President Donald Trump...

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...

How the 25th Amendment could be employed to quickly remove Donald...

This story has been updated to include President Trump's acknowledgement that "a new administration" will take office this month. WASHINGTON — A rapidly rising number of...

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...

Louisiana congressional members respond to Trump’s violent mobs at Capitol

Members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation spoke out against a violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol in what some lawmakers from other states are...

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