BY: BENJAMIN SIEGEL AND KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC NEWS (KILLEEN, TX.) — As Congress looks to set up an independent outside panel to investigate the Capitol siege, Democrats and Republicans both have pointed to the 9/11 Commission as a model of bipartisan cooperation. But 20... Read More.
By BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After the Civil War, formerly enslaved families were promised by Union leadership 40 acres and a mule. The offer was never fulfilled, yet a reminder to the centuries-old promise that has remained in Congress for... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A renewed glimmer of hope dawned on the restaurant industry Friday after the RESTAURANTS Act received overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate. The legislation was crafted to provide long-term relief to the hard-hit establishments.
By MEREDITH DELISO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Congress and law enforcement gathered at the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday for a ceremony to honor Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died from injuries suffered in the violent siege... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Charlize Theron, Amy Schumer, Gabrielle Union and Eva Longoria are among a group of moms, including non-celebrities, calling on Congress and the Biden administration to offer more support for working moms amid the coronavirus pandemic.
BY: JULIA JACOBO AND ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Member of the House of Representatives are continuing to announce they have tested positive for COVID-19 following the riot on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6. Rep. Lou Correa, D-CA, tweeted Saturday that he became... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 92.4 million people worldwide and killed over 1.98 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have been briefed about multiple potential threats to Congress between now and the inauguration and urged to take measures for their personal security, which could include bulletproof vests.House... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — The attending physician to members of the U.S. Congress has advised lawmakers to get tested for COVID-19 due to possible exposure during the siege on the Capitol. The potential exposure may have occurred when several members of... Read More.
Hours after a pro-Trump mob broke into the U.S. Capitol to protest the results of the 2020 election, Congress ratified the electoral votes cast in the general election and certified the victory of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.The... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, CATHERINE THORBECKE, MORGAN WINSOR and ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 14 days.Here is how the transition is... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 14 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern: Jan... Read More.