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Protesters storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of the 117th Congress on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Federal prosecutors examining sedition charges in Capitol assault

David Lauter Los Angeles Times Federal prosecutors have opened a broad investigation…

Protesters storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of the 117th Congress on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
The suspended Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on a laptop screen on January 08, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. Citing the risk of further incitement of violence following an attempted insurrection on Wednesday, Twitter permanently suspended President Donald Trump’s account. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/TNS)

Democrats fume at tech companies, but legislation may be elusive

Gopal Ratnam and Dean DeChiaro CQ-Roll Call Top Democrats in Congress who…

The suspended Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on a laptop screen on January 08, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. Citing the risk of further incitement of violence following an attempted insurrection on Wednesday, Twitter permanently suspended President Donald Trump’s account. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/TNS)
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House poised to pass resolution urging Pence to invoke 25th Amendment, as Dems speed toward impeaching Trump

Tom Benning The Dallas Morning News The House is poised on Tuesday…

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi heads back to her office after calling for the removal of President Donald Trump from office either by an invocation of the 25th Amendment by Vice President Mike Pence and a majority of the Cabinet members or Impeachment at the U.S. Capitol on January 7, 2021, in Washington, DC. Following a rally yesterday with President Trump on the National Mall, a pro-Trump mob stormed and broke into the U.S. Capitol building causing the Joint Session of Congress to delay the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over President Trump. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images/TNS)

Democrats introduce articles of impeachment after Republicans block resolution calling for Trump’s removal

Jennifer Haberkorn Los Angeles Times House Democrats on Monday introduced an article…

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi heads back to her office after calling for the removal of President Donald Trump from office either by an invocation of the 25th Amendment by Vice President Mike Pence and a majority of the Cabinet members or Impeachment at the U.S. Capitol on January 7, 2021, in Washington, DC. Following a rally yesterday with President Trump on the National Mall, a pro-Trump mob stormed and broke into the U.S. Capitol building causing the Joint Session of Congress to delay the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over President Trump. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images/TNS)
President Donald Trump greets the crowd at the “Stop The Steal” Rally on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNS)

The 25th Amendment is a slow, complicated way to get rid of a problematic president

David Lauter Los Angeles Times Anxious about what President Donald Trump might…

President Donald Trump greets the crowd at the “Stop The Steal” Rally on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNS)
A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump sits inside the office of U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress met to certify the 2020 presidential election results. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Feds expect to arrest more than a dozen pro-Trump rioters as FBI scours social media for evidence

Molly Crane-Newman New York Daily News Federal authorities expect to arrest more…

A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump sits inside the office of U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress met to certify the 2020 presidential election results. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
U.S. President Donald Trump is shown speaking on a monitor in the White House briefing room about the violence during the ratification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Pro-Trump protesters entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation’s capital. (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images/TNS)

Trump admits he lost for first time after Congress certifies Biden’s election

Chris Sommerfeldt New York Daily News Even President Trump knows it’s over.…

U.S. President Donald Trump is shown speaking on a monitor in the White House briefing room about the violence during the ratification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Pro-Trump protesters entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation’s capital. (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images/TNS)
Protesters gather on the second day of pro-Trump events fueled by President Donald Trump’s continued claims of election fraud in an attempt to overturn the results before Congress finalizes them in a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Pro-Trump mob breaches US Capitol as Republicans in Congress launch long-shot bid to invalidate Biden victory

Jennifer Haberkorn and Sarah D. Wire Los Angeles Times Protesters challenging the…

Protesters gather on the second day of pro-Trump events fueled by President Donald Trump’s continued claims of election fraud in an attempt to overturn the results before Congress finalizes them in a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
People cast their vote in the Georgia run-off election at Dunbar Neighborhood Center on Jan. 5, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/TNS)

Jon Ossoff wins Georgia runoff race, Democrats take Senate control

Jenny Jarvie and Janet Hook Los Angeles Times Jon Ossoff was declared…

People cast their vote in the Georgia run-off election at Dunbar Neighborhood Center on Jan. 5, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/TNS)
Voters stand in line before the doors open at Cobb County Community Center on Jan. 5, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Polls have opened across Georgia in the two runoff elections, pitting incumbents Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) and Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) against Democratic candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.  (Megan Varner/Getty Images/TNS)

Georgia polls open for Senate runoffs — and the wait for results begins

Jenny Jarvie Los Angeles Times Voters began trickling into polling stations across…

Voters stand in line before the doors open at Cobb County Community Center on Jan. 5, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Polls have opened across Georgia in the two runoff elections, pitting incumbents Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) and Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) against Democratic candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.  (Megan Varner/Getty Images/TNS)
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger makes remarks during a news conference at the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

‘Find’ winning votes for him, Trump demands in taped call with Georgia official

Laura King Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump demanded that Georgia’s top…

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger makes remarks during a news conference at the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to open up the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 16, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNS)

McConnell rules out passing House bill on $2,000 relief payments

Erik Wasson Bloomberg News Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday closed…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to open up the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 16, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNS)
The scene following an early-morning explosion in Nashville on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2020. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)

Nashville bomber died in blast, authorities say, naming the attacker

The man who set off the bomb in Nashville that exploded on…

The scene following an early-morning explosion in Nashville on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2020. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)
U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after returning to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 5, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)

Trump signs coronavirus relief bill and federal budget

US President Donald Trump signed into law the 900- billion-dollar coronavirus relief…

U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after returning to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 5, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)
President Donald Trump waves as he departs on the South Lawn of the White House, on December 12, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Al Drago/Getty Images/TNS)

Emergency unemployment benefits expiring while president delays signing COVID-19 stimulus package

Dave Goldiner New York Daily News President Donald Trump spent the morning…

President Donald Trump waves as he departs on the South Lawn of the White House, on December 12, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Al Drago/Getty Images/TNS)
The scene following an early-morning explosion in Nashville on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2020. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)

RV bomb blast in Nashville knocks out communications, injures three

Jami Ganz and Joe Erwin New York Daily News A recreational vehicle…

The scene following an early-morning explosion in Nashville on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2020. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)
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GOP blocks Democrats’ bid for $2,000 payments Trump demanded

Billy House Bloomberg News House Republicans blocked Democrats’ attempt to meet President…

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Trump vetoes defense bill, and Congress is set to override him for first time

David S. Cloud and Jennifer Haberkorn Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump…

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Democrats pounce on Trump’s call for $2K checks as COVID stimulus bill hangs in balance

Dave Goldiner New York Daily News AOC says Donald Trump is right…

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In this file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., heads to the Senate floor after a meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for ongoing talks for the COVID-19 relief bill on Capitol Hill on Dec. 15, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Congressional leaders have resolved the final major issue delaying passage of a nearly $1 trillion coronavirus economic aid package. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNS)

Congressional leaders reach deal for nearly $900 billion coronavirus aid package

Sarah D. Wire Los Angeles Times Congressional leaders agreed Sunday on a…

In this file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., heads to the Senate floor after a meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for ongoing talks for the COVID-19 relief bill on Capitol Hill on Dec. 15, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Congressional leaders have resolved the final major issue delaying passage of a nearly $1 trillion coronavirus economic aid package. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNS)