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Joe Biden is sworn in as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. became the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday, completing the most daunting power transfer in recent American history. Inaugurated in a fortified Washington under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, the 78-year-old Democrat took the oath of......

Democrats to take Senate control when three new members are sworn in

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Georgia Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock (R) and Jon Ossoff (L) bump elbows during a “It’s Time to Vote” drive-in rally on December 28, 2020 in Stonecrest, Georgia. Jessica McGowan | Getty Images Democrats are expected take control of the......

The Hill’s Morning Report – President Biden, Vice President Harris begin work today

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Wednesday! Inauguration Day! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis......

Mitch McConnell’s betrayal hurts the nation: Goodwin

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Michael Goodwin Et tu, Mitch McConnell? Just when Washington has a chance to turn the page, fresh signs emerged Tuesday that the past is not yet past. It is almost certain now that the Senate will hold an impeachment trial of President Trump next week. Even worse, it looks probable......

Trump has talked to associates about forming new political party: report

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi President TrumpDonald TrumpGiuliani used provisional ballot to vote in 2020 election, same method he disparaged in fighting to overturn results Trump gets lowest job approval rating in final days as president Fox News’ DC managing editor Bill......

McConnell keeps GOP guessing on Trump impeachment

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellWhat would MLK say about Trump and the Republican Party? Biden’s minimum wage push faces uphill battle with GOP GOP senators wrestle with purging Trump from party MORE (R-Ky.) is......

Pelosi mum on when House will send impeachment article to Senate

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mike Lillis Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump seeks to freeze .4 billion of programs in final week of presidency Dozens on FBI’s terrorist watchlist were in DC day of Capitol riot Porter loses seat on House panel overseeing financial sector......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden asks Congress to expand largest relief response in U.S. history

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Thankfully, it is Friday. We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Trump impeached again; now what?

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Thursday. We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and......

Cotton: Senate lacks authority to hold impeachment trial once Trump leaves office

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonWe’ve seen this movie before — Rumors of Trump’s political demise are greatly exaggerated Third-ranking Senate Democrat calls on Hawley, Cruz to resign after Capitol attack Hawley calls death of Capitol police officer......

Kinzinger says he is ‘in total peace’ after impeachment vote

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zack Budryk Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerGrowing number of GOP lawmakers say they support impeachment House passes measure calling on Pence to remove Trump Republican Fred Upton says he’ll vote to impeach Trump MORE (Ill.), one of 10 House......

House to impeach Trump for inciting Capitol attack as more Republicans get on board

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump, a man hyperaware of his achievements and place in history, will add a......

Trump impeachment trial likely during Biden presidency as McConnell refuses to reconvene Senate early

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., wears a face mask as he participates in a mock swearing-in for the 117th Congress with Vice President Mike Pence in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January......

House passes bill calling on Pence to remove Trump

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Juliegrace Brufke and Mike Lillis The House on Tuesday passed legislation calling on Vice President Pence to tap his constitutional authority to remove President TrumpDonald TrumpHouse GOP leader tells members to quit spreading lies on riot, antifa DC attorney......

GOP Sen. Tim Scott opposes impeaching Trump

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zack Budryk Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottCotton calls out Senate Republicans for misleading supporters about election results Democrats win control of Senate after Warnock, Ossoff victories Warnock win puts Democrats within reach of Senate majority MORE (R-S.C.) announced Tuesday......

Capitol Police officer hailed as hero for drawing rioters away from Senate chamber

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney A Capitol Hill police officer is drawing praise for leading rioters away from an entrance to the U.S. Senate chamber during last week’s attacks. A video posted on Twitter by HuffPost’s Igor Bobic shows the Black officer,......

House prepares to impeach Trump for inciting the U.S. Capitol riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The House will move closer Monday to impeaching President Donald Trump an unprecedented second time, this time for inciting his supporters who invaded the U.S. Capitol during Congress’ electoral vote count last week. Democrats plan to introduce an article of......

Top Trump official rescinds then reissues resignation letter to say departure is in protest

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo The Trump administration’s top arms official this week rescinded and then reissued his resignation letter to cite the pro-Trump mob that overtook the Capitol as the reason for his departure.  According to The Washington Post, Christopher Ford,......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Trump finally concedes; 25th Amendment pressure grows

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is the second Friday in 2021. Quite a year so far. We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus......

John Kelly after Capitol riot: ‘Look infinitely harder at who we elect to any office’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Former White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE said America should ‘look infinitely harder’ at who is elected to office following the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Pro-Trump protestors overtook the Capitol as Congress was......

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