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Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

January 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller And Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press  WASHINGTON …

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FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

January 12, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, stoking fears of more bloodshed after last week’s deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol. An internal FBI bulletin warned, as of Sunday, that the…

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House will consider Trump impeachment Wednesday

January 11, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Democrats say the House will consider the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, one week after an angry mob of his supporters invaded the Capitol. House Majority Leader Steny…

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

January 8, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President-elect Joe Biden campaigns in Atlanta, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, for Senate candidates Raphael Warnock, right, and Jon Ossoff, left. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Steve Peoples, Bill Barrow And Russ Bynum Associated Press  ATLANTA — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes…

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Pence defies Trump, affirms Biden’s win

January 7, 2021

By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence defied President Donald Trump early Thursday morning as he affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s November victory, putting an end to Trump’s futile efforts to subvert American democracy and overturn the results of the election. In a move that infuriated Trump and left his…

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Congress set to confirm Biden’s electoral win over Trump

January 6, 2021

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn the presidential election is going before Congress as lawmakers convene for a joint session to confirm the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden. The typically routine proceeding Wednesday will be anything but, a political confrontation unseen since…

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