UPDATE: Senate Finds Second Trump Impeachment Trial ConstitutionalThe Senate voted to move forward with former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday, with a majority of senators determining they have jurisdiction to place former presidents on trial in cases of impeachment.
First Day: President Biden to Issue 17 Executive Actions On COVID, Climate Change, Immigration and MoreOn his first day in office, President-elect Joe Biden is expected to sign 17 executive actions — 15 will be executive orders, some of which will reverse decisions made by his predecessor, President Trump.
Report: Jeff Sessions, Top Aides Pushed for Separating Migrant Families Despite Warnings
UPDATE: Congress Returns To Capitol To Continue Electoral Count After Chaotic RiotsLawmakers have returned to the Capitol to continue counting Electoral College votes, hours after a mob of angry rioters overran the building and sent members of Congress fleeing.
Pelosi Meets With Congressional Leaders On New COVID-19 Aid PackageTalks on a long-delayed COVID-19 aid package intensified Tuesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi summoned other top congressional leaders for a potentially critical meeting.
Trump Pardons Michael Flynn During Final Weeks In OfficePresident Trump announced Wednesday he pardoned Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, granting a long-rumored reprieve to the retired Army lieutenant general as he prepares to leave office.
California Showdown Over Affordable Care Act Goes Before US Supreme CourtUsing a surge in COVID-19 cases as a backdrop, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's team presented a strong arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a court battle over the future of the Affordable Care Act.
Feds Approve Killing California Sea Lions by Northwest States' Wildlife ManagersU.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout.
Trump Promises Aggressive Military Action On Violent George Floyd ProtestsPresident Trump said Monday he would deploy the military against protesters if local officials cannot stop violence that has erupted in some areas.
Feinstein Faces Scrutiny Over Husband's Biotech Stock Transactions Amid COVID-19 Market FreefallIn the wake of the stock market collapse spurred by the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein has had to answer questions about stock trades involving her husband just prior to the market tanking.
Coronavirus: California, Western States Seek $1 Trillion Federal Lifeline For 1st Responders, Health Care, Public EducationCalifornia is joining with other western states to request a collective $1 trillion lifeline from the federal government to fund essential first responders, health care needs and educational systems as states grapple with historic budget deficits because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rep. Schiff, California Senators Introduce Bipartisan Plan To Examine U.S. Coronavirus ResponseRep. Adam Schiff and Senators Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris introduced a plan to establish a bipartisan commission to thoroughly examine the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: California Sending 500 Ventilators To National Stockpile To Help New YorkCalifornia is sending 500 state-owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile to help New York and other states that are in immediate need for them because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the governor's office.
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Economic Rescue Package, Largest Relief Bill In U.S. HistoryThe Senate has passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The 883-page measure is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history.
Senate Approves Coronavirus Relief Bill Ensuring Paid LeaveThe Senate on Wednesday approved a coronavirus relief bill passed by the House last week that provides free testing and paid leave for certain workers as the White House solidifies plans for an even larger package to address the fallout of the pandemic.