Government & Politics

GOP legislative leaders refuse to denounce lies of ‘stolen’ election days...

Republican legislative leaders on Monday turned down multiple opportunities to denounce views that the 2020 election was stolen, refusing multiple times to contradict the...

Volunteers who help manage George Floyd Square work with the Bloods...

Since George Floyd’s death under the knee of Derek Chauvin, a group of volunteers called “Meet on the Street” gather twice daily. They work...

Multiple investigations opened into the death of U.S. Capitol Police officer...

WASHINGTON — A Capitol Police officer died late Thursday from injuries he sustained while a violent mob breached the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers were...

Minnesota Republicans divided over certifying presidential election results 

Once the violent pro-Trump mob was cleared from the nation’s Capitol Wednesday, Minnesota’s Republican members of Congress ended up divided over whether to certify...

Minnesota Democrats push for Trump’s removal following Capitol siege

Minnesota’s Democratic members of Congress are calling for President Donald Trump’s immediate removal from office following a violent siege of the nation’s Capitol on...

Congress certifies Biden as president after rioting mob is driven from...

WASHINGTON — After a day of insurrection and deadly violence at the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers early Thursday certified Electoral College votes declaring Joe Biden...

Pro-Trump mob storms Capitol, halting counting of Electoral College votes

WASHINGTON — A violent mob derailed the typically routine process of Congress certifying the presidential election results on Wednesday, with both chambers abruptly recessing...

Democrats poised to take control of U.S. Senate after Georgia runoff;...

Via Georgia Recorder.  A steady trickle of Georgians mostly breezed in and out of polling places across the state for the final day of voting...

Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president

WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe...

5 takeaways from Day One of the 2021 legislative session

Lawmakers, returning and newly-elected, convened in St. Paul Tuesday to kick off a five-month legislative session. A lengthy to-do list awaits them. Their chief...
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