President Joe Biden sent out a flurry of executive orders tackling issues from the U.S.-Mexico border wall to the Paris climate accord. The one issue he didn't address is stimulus checks and people are wondering why.
In the wake of the insurrection at the Capitol that took place only two weeks earlier, in combination with growing political tension over the past few years, President Joe Biden denounced white supremacy in his inaugural address.
Millions of Americans have already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccines, but many people wonder if pharmaceutical companies will be liable in the event of a vaccine-related injury.
On January 4, Nebraska Republican Governor Pete Ricketts was asked if undocumented workers in the state's meatpacking facilities would be receive vaccinations as part of the next phase of distribution.
A woman was arrested in Texas on multiple counts of voter fraud, causing social media users to make claims about who she was working for.
During impeachment proceedings on January 13, Representative Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) claimed that Democrats objected to more states in the joint session certifying President Donald Trump's victory in 2016 than Republicans did during the certification of President-elect Joe Biden's 2020 win.
An image of a manatee in North Florida's Homosassa River has set off a wave of shock throughout Twitter. It shows a manatee, or sea cow, with the word "TRUMP" on its back.
There has been extensive debate as to the scope of Pence's role during the joint session to certify the results of the Electoral College. Trump has made several remarks implying that Pence can overturn the results of the election that Biden won.
Charlie Kirk, host of The Charlie Kirk Show on talk radio, and founder and president of the conservative organization Turning Point USA, claimed that then-Vice President Richard Nixon "rejected Hawaii's 'certified' election results" in 1960 "because of irregularities and fraud."
Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) claimed he will preside over the joint session to certify the Electoral College results, causing confusion as to whether Vice President Mike Pence will attend.
In a leaked recorded phone call made on Saturday, President Donald Trump can be heard attempting to convince Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican, to find enough votes to ensure that Georgia went to Trump.
Reverend Raphael Warnock has raised $103 million in the past two months leading up to Georgia's U.S. Senate runoffs.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a vote on a standalone bill for the increased payments on December 30, and now it seems he also might have prevented the extension of mandatory paid sick leave.
Representative Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and a number of electors from Arizona sued Vice President Mike Pence in an effort to undermine the official counting of the 306 electoral votes that President-elect Joe Biden won in the 2020 election.
President Donald Trump vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act on December 23 in part because lawmakers did not include a measure to repeal Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Trump's delay in signing the bill means it will take a few days for government agencies and states to organize, shrinking the bonus unemployment benefit window from 11 weeks to 10, at a loss of $300 per job seeker.
In the wake of Congress passing a $900 billion coronavirus stimulus package and a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill, Americans are concerned that more funding went to foreign aid than to the millions of people struggling at home.