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Kamala Harris has just taken the oath of office of Vice President. Harris is the first woman to do so and the first person of color to hold the office. 

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“It’s been a great honor, the honor of a lifetime. The greatest people in the world, the greatest home in the world," Trump told a group of reporters gathered  on the South Lawn of the White House.

President Donald J. Trump left Washington and landed at Joint Base Andrews earlier this morning for his Presidential Departure Ceremony. In his farewell address, Trump told his supporters: "We love you. We will be back in some form".  

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 400,000 on Tuesday in the waning hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a singular failure.

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It's hardly the grand entrance Joe Biden might have dreamed of. The president-elect is arriving in the nation's capital Tuesday, ready to assume power as the nation reels from the coronavirus pandemic, soaring unemployment and grave concerns about more violence as he prepares to take the oat…

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U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.

More than 100 Texas troopers in riot gear stood outside the state Capitol, wearing tactical vests and face shields. Dozens more patrolled the hallways, some carrying zip-tie handcuffs. Beyond the front gates, a small group of armed demonstrators paced on the sidewalk.

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The U.S. government’s deficit in the first three months of the budget year was a record-breaking $572.9 billion, 60.7% higher than the same period a year ago, as spending to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic surged while revenue declined.

The House is debating the rules governing impeachment charges against President Donald J. Trump for "high crimes and misdemeanors".

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The House approved a non-binding resolution requesting that Vice President Mike Pence remove President Donald J. Trump from office by invoking the 25th Amendment. 

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President Donald Trump has said he will not attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20. 

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Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Chao, GOP leader and wife of Senate majority Leader, Mitch McConnell resigned from her position Thursday in the Trump Administration. Her resignation came as a response to the President's handling of the deadly riot that took place at the U.S. Capitol on We…

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Undeterred by an attempted insurrection, a united Congress certified the results showing Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump. Biden will be the next President of the United States.

Social media giant Facebook has banned President Donald Trump from posting for the remainder of his term in office. 

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After inciting a crowd of his supporters at a rally coined as "Save America" with rhetoric such as: “If you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore,” and “Let the weak ones get out,” he went on. “This is a time for strength.” and promising to join his supporters at …

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Four people are dead, 52 were arrested and 14 police officers are injured after a melee in the nation's capital Wednesday afternoon. The FBI is opening up an investigation into the havoc brought about by pro-Trump rioters who breached the U.S. Capitol building just as Electoral College voter…

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President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn the presidential election is going before Congress as the lawmakers convene in a joint session to confirm the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden.

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With 100 percent of the precinct votes in, votes are being counted in the runoff election between Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff and Republican incumbent David Perdue. Perdue has 2,194,578 votes or 49.81 percent to Ossoff's 2,211,603 votes or 50.19 percent of the vote. 

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Democrat candidate Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate run-offs. He will be the first Black senator in his state’s history and his victory over Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler, puts the Senate majority within the Democratic Party's reach.

Georgia voters are deciding the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections that will help determine President-elect Joe Biden's ability to enact what could be the most progressive governing agenda in generations.

The College Football Playoff semifinal in Texas will be allowed to call itself the Rose Bowl Game, but Pasadena officials don’t want the New Year’s event relocated in the future.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats' push to immediately bring President Donald Trump's demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would “begin a process” to address the issue.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House returned to the Capitol Monday to vote on an override of President Donald Trump’s veto of a defense policy bill. A vote was expected Monday evening. If approved by two-thirds of the House and Senate, the override would be the first of Trump’s…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pandemic aid secured, Congress turned Monday to confront the White House on additional year-end priorities after President Donald Trump reluctantly signed a $2 trillion-plus COVID-19 relief and federal spending package that will provide relief for millions of Americans.

President Donald Trump following through on threats to veto the annual defense policy bill, it is a measure that has broad bipartisan support in Congress and potentially setting up the first override vote of his presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by 89,000 last week to a still-elevated 803,000, evidence that the job market remains under stress nine months after the coronavirus outbreak sent the U.S. economy into recession and caused millions of layoffs.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned 15 people, including a pair of congressional Republicans who were strong and early supporters, a 2016 campaign official ensnared in the Russia probe and former government contractors convicted in a 2007 massacre in Baghdad.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked Trump administration officials to rescind federal virus relief funding that Houston used to expand people’s voting options, according to a document revealed Tuesday.

There are 1.61 million cases of COVID in Texas as of December 22 and 26,164 deaths in the Lone Star State. Across the nation, there have been 18.1 million COVID cases in the United States with 320,000 deaths. 

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Congressional leaders have agreed upon the long-awaited COVID-19 relief bill. The agreement came after tense negotiations and bipartisan discord that ended in stalemate time after time for months. 

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President-elect Joe Biden will receive the COVID-19 inoculation on live TV to assure the American public the vaccine is safe.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stated that Russia was “pretty clearly” behind the cyberattack against the United States. Pompeo is the first administration official to publicly tie the Kremlin to the widespread intrusion.  President Donald Trump has kept silent on the failure to protect …

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President-elect Joe Biden selected New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as his nominee for interior secretary on Thursday, a historic pick that would make her the first Native American to lead the powerful federal agency that has wielded influence over the nation's tribes for generations.

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US Attorney General William Barr is resigning.

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The Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit supported by Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election victory of Joe Biden, thus ending a desperate attempt by Trump, his lawyers and supporters to change the outcome.

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Rudolph Giuliani, formare Mayor of New York and counsel to President Donald Trump, was hospitalized at Georgetown University Medical Center over the weekend after experiencing symptoms.

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Across the country Americans remember the lives lost on December 7, 1941 in the surprise Japanese military assault on Pearl Harbor. The sneak attack led the United States into  World War Two and the subsequent defeat of Japan and other Axis powers. Next year will mark 80 years since the attack. 

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President-elect Joe Biden is adjusting the scope of his agenda to meet the challenges of governing with a Congress that is divided and the complications of legislating during a rising pandemic.