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More than 21,000 Guard members from 50 states headed to D.C., and numbers may grow

WASHINGTON — Wednesday’s presidential inauguration ceremony may have a scaled-down audience due to the pandemic, but the security presence on hand to ensure it goes smoothly will be supersized.

U.S. House votes to again impeach Trump, as a ‘clear and present danger’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, charging him with inciting violent rioters last week who rampaged through the U.S. Capitol, temporarily derailing the tally of presidential votes and leading to at least five deaths.

Feds tell states to give COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 65 and older in bid to speed rollout

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday directed state officials to expand who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19, and announced that all available doses will be distributed to states instead of holding back a reserve of follow-up doses.

Biden: ‘Irresponsible’ of Biggs, other GOP to refuse masks while sheltering during Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Monday chastised GOP lawmakers for refusing to wear masks while they were held in a safe location as a violent mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the Capitol last week.

AZ Dems unified on Trump impeachment resolution for Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — All five of Arizona's Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are among the 214 who have signed on to a measure to impeach President Donald Trump that was introduced Monday, charging him with inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week.

Ducey won’t criticize Trump for inciting attack on Capitol

Gov. Doug Ducey’s repeated condemnations of the violent mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol doesn’t extend to President Donald Trump’s role in inciting the insurrection that left five people dead.

Biden expected to distribute all available COVID vaccine doses to states

WASHINGTON — More COVID-19 vaccine doses will be available to states sooner under changes that the incoming Biden administration is expected to make to how the Trump administration has been allocating those shots.

Democrats, fearing a self-pardon, unveil resolution to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON — Among the factors undergirding the new effort by House Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump again is a controversial legal theory that doing so could bar him from pardoning himself, according to those involved.

Some Arizona Republicans defended, excused the violent pro-Trump mob

Several Arizona Republican officials defended Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sought to blame political enemies for the pro-Trump mob’s criminal activity or spread conspiracy theories deflecting responsibility away from the president’s supporters.

How Trump could quickly be removed from office using the 25th Amendment

WASHINGTON — A rapidly rising number of federal lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office, either through a process outlined in the 25th Amendment or through impeachment. The Democratic leaders of...
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