WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after not feeling well and later sent home after tests, a spokesman said, hours after the 80-year-old Democrat began presiding over the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — All but five Senate Republicans voted in favor of an effort to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial on Tuesday, making clear a conviction of the former president for “incitement of insurrection” after the deadly Capitol siege on Jan. 6 is unlikely.
The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, allowing the case to move forward but also foreshadowing that there may not be enough votes to convict him.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee the Commerce Department took a tough line on China in her confirmation hearing Tuesday, though she stopped short of singling out which Chinese companies should remain on a list that limits their access to advanced U.S. technology.
Your Tuesday morning headlines: McConnell backs off filibuster fight with Schumer; wintry weather in the Midwest; another Twitter ban of Trump ally. Get caught up.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation’s 78th treasury secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day.
Your Monday morning headlines: Biden to end military transgender ban; ex-spokesperson for Trump running for governor; Super Bowl is set. Get caught up.
How long will the honeymoon last?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local):
The Senate has voted to confirm Avril Haines as the new director of national intelligence, giving President Joe Biden the first member of his Cabinet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's choice as Treasury secretary, said Tuesday that the incoming administration would focus on winning quick passage of its $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan, rejecting Republican arguments that the measure is too big given the size of U.S. budget deficits.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is explicitly pointing his finger at President Donald Trump for helping to spur the attack on the Capitol.
DETROIT (AP) — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event that will celebrate the nation’s diversity on the eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
President-elect Joe Biden has spoken volumes inside the US Capitol over more than four decades, but the weight of those words does not approac…
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated.
No announcements yet, but the two-term lawmaker says "it's tracking that way; it's more likely than not."
There's a lot that has to happen before Biden's plan — which is chock-full of measures long favored by Democrats — becomes law. Here's a closer look.
Things haven’t quite been the same since state Sen. Mike Moser on Jan. 6 returned to the Nebraska State Capitol in downtown Lincoln for the st…
The Nebraska Attorney General's Office, which called the law "constitutionally suspect" in a previous opinion, says it will appeal to the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Media members are not allowed on the floor of the Legislature this year because of COVID-19 precautions, which creates the possibility of bypassing the open-to-the-media rule by conducting committee executive sessions on the floor.
Ricketts delivered his annual address to the Nebraska Legislature on Thursday. Here's the text of his speech:
"It is my belief that if the Legislature fails to enact spending constraints the people of Nebraska will take matters into their own hands and strip local governments of their property tax authority."