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January 26, 2021 04:45 PM

Congress saw its first two members enter self-quarantine on March 8. Several outbreaks forced dozens more to quarantine after testing positive. Lawmakers started receiving the vaccine in December.

January 26, 2021 01:45 PM

Ahead of soon-to-be former President Trump's Senate trial, constitutional scholars disagree on whether the Founders intended for a president no longer in office to be tried by the Senate.

January 26, 2021 01:41 PM

Chief Justice John Roberts will not take on the role for the trial that begins the week of Feb. 8, a source says. A chief justice presides only when a sitting president is on trial.

January 25, 2021 10:16 AM

State GOP members passed resolutions to condemn three party leaders who they said failed to support former President Donald Trump: Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain.

January 23, 2021 03:34 PM

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life and career of the nation's newest, and oldest, president.

January 22, 2021 04:32 PM

President Biden is pushing Congress to pour another $1.9 trillion into the COVID-ravaged economy. In the meantime, his top economic adviser says, he plans to bump up food stamp benefits.

January 22, 2021 04:30 PM

With former President Donald Trump out of office, progressive groups are attempting the tricky pivot from fighting Trump's agenda to pushing a new one.

January 22, 2021 04:28 PM

President Biden is calling for unity to address several current crises, but that will prove difficult in a country as divided as ever.

January 20, 2021 09:18 PM

President Biden on Wednesday spoke to bringing the nation together in his first remarks as president of the United States.

January 20, 2021 09:16 PM

President Biden called for a day of "renewal and resolve" as he takes office. Read fact checks and analysis of his remarks.