President-elect Joe Biden considered his one-time foe for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Bernie Sanders, to lead the U.S. Department of Labor in his administration but the razor-thin Democratic control of the U.S. Senate ultimately forced him to choose someone else.
A former top spokeswoman for President Donald Trump's administration is directly blaming Trump for his supporters violently storming the U.S. Capitol this week, and she says the rioters should be referred to as "terrorists."
The mass riot that took place at the U.S. Capitol this week as members of Congress were meeting to certify the presidential election is prompting additional security measures for the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on January 20—something President Donald Trump and his most loyal allies couldn't stop, especially after pro-Trump protestors mobbed the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers worked to certify the election results Wednesday.
Joe Biden is scheduled to be sworn in as the 46th president two weeks after thousands of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol to disrupt the certification of the presidential election, but the president-elect said he's not worried.
The chaotic scene unfolded as Congress began the process of certifying the presidential election results.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell directly rebuked the attempt by some Republicans to overturn the election of President-elect Joe Biden and give President Donald Trump a second term on Wednesday, comparing the effort to Democrats doubting the outcome of previous presidential elections they lost.
The head of Dominion Voting Systems—a company that has been subject to baseless conspiracy theories centered on the November presidential election—says a lawsuit is being drafted against Sidney Powell because of claims she's made about the company.
When Georgia voters head to the polls on Tuesday, thousands will be watching—as both parties have indicated that they'll have aggressive poll watching operations.
President Donald Trump's administration has accused President-elect Joe Biden's team of lying about how cooperative it has been with transition efforts, less than a month before Biden is set to be sworn into office.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell again rejected a plan backed by Democrats and President Donald Trump to bump up the latest round of stimulus checks for Americans to $2,000 on Thursday, as the Senate works through the new year.
Senator Doug Jones, the Alabama Democrat who stunningly won a seat in the conservative state three years ago, will miss the final votes of his short term because his wife has tested positive for COVID-19.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signaled the likely death of discussions over providing Americans with another $2,000 coronavirus relief check, telling colleagues he sees "no realistic path" to ending an impasse over the proposal backed by President Donald Trump before the end of the year.
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley's decision to object when Congress meets next week to tally the results of the presidential election will force Republican senators into a tricky position.
The president is making it clear he wants Americans to get much more than the $600 in direct payments included in the new economic relief legislation.
Republican Sen. David Perdue is in a tight race with Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff in the Georgia runoff one week out from Election Day, according to the latest polls and analyses.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is the latest elected official to publicly get vaccinated for COVID-19—a move meant to ensure public confidence in the newly-developed vaccines.
A group of Republican Trump supporters, including one Texas congressman, have filed a new lawsuit in a last-ditch attempt to overturn the election results.
President-elect Joe Biden has named Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona to lead the Department of Education.
President-elect Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump on Tuesday over Trump's "irrational downplaying" of a massive cybersecurity attack on the United States government.
A statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee was quietly removed from the U.S. Capitol overnight Sunday, but statues honoring Confederate leaders and others with racist pasts remain—months after leaders of Congress urged their removal.
President-elect Joe Biden received the first of two COVID-19 vaccine doses on Monday.
The Georgia Republican Party is offering to pay for the airfare, hotel and other travel expenses for volunteers from other states.
The Pentagon and President-elect Joe Biden's team are in disagreement over why the Defense Department decided to reschedule transition meetings set to take place in the coming weeks.
President-elect Joe Biden has been steadily rolling out his picks for major positions within his cabinet--a list of well-known faces, including several who served alongside him in the Obama administration.
The president sent a warning to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his GOP allies Friday morning.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump held a signing ceremony in support for a monument to women's suffrage Thursday.
On December 14, actress and activist Debra Messing tweeted a stinging rebuke of U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, a Georgia Republican who is in a January runoff election that could decide which party has control of the Senate.
Organizers are limiting the allotment of tickets to members of Congress and one guest each.
More than 100 U.S. House Republicans are backing President Donald Trump's last-ditch effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to override election results in four key swing states that went for Democrat Joe Biden.