WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress’ tally of the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden: 7:10 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has accepted the resignation of Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Stenger a day after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol. The Kentucky Republican said Thursday in a statement that he had earlier […]
Editor’s Note: This is an updated post on President-elect Joe Biden building his administration. Biden will be sworn in as the nation’s 46th president in January 2021. Biden Picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh As Labor Secretary Jan. 7, 2:09 p.m. — President-elect Joe Biden has selected Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his labor secretary, choosing […]
WASHINGTON – Republican Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger is calling on President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove him from office. Kinzinger made the remarks Thursday in a video posted to Twitter, responding to the violent mob that stormed Congress on Wednesday in an attempt to stop the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s […]
URBANA – Leaders of both major parties in Illinois condemned downstate Congresswoman Mary Miller Wednesday, for saying Adolf Hitler was “right on one thing” at a Washington D.C. rally. But Miller denies that her remark was meant to endorse any of Hitler’s ideas. Miller, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump, cited the Nazi dictator at […]
Lawmakers returned to the Capitol after hours of chaos in which protesters forced their way into the building and abruptly halted Congress’ tally of Electoral College votes.