The 100-member US Senate voted to impeach former President Donald Trump by 57-43 votes, 10 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed for conviction.
Battered at times by vindictive presidential tweets, Mitch McConnell made a habit of saying nothing about many of Trump's outrageous comments.
Prosecutors previously undisclosed and chilling security camera footage of the mayhem that erupted at the US Capitol last month.
The Senate has traditionally tried to confirm a batch of the most important nominees on Inauguration Day, January 20, and the days thereafter.
McConnell’s burgeoning alienation from Trump, plus the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach him, underscored how the GOP’s long, reflexive support and condoning of Trump’s actions was eroding.
Biden ran for office pledging to enact the boldest legislative agenda since the Great Depression, passing everything from a massive stimulus to combat the pandemic to trillions of new spending.
Some fear that outgoing President Donald Trump's brazen attempts to undermine the integrity of the nation's voting systems may discourage voters in Georgia.
Thomas Kirsch, who currently serves as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, will replace Barrett as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.
More than 90,000 state residents have already run through their available unemployment benefits, according to Georgia's Department of Labor.
More than half of the record 5 million votes in the November 3 general election were cast during the two-week early voting period.
At the state's most influential television station, Atlanta's WSB, an ad that cost candidates $8,000 in July now goes for about $18,000.
The post office named after Dhaliwal in Houston is only the second American post office named after an Indian American.
Contests in three other states remain undecided, leaving the chamber now deadlocked 48-48.
Mehta garnered 37.9 per cent of the votes at 1,071,726, while Cory Booker got 60.6 per cent with 1,714,375 votes in the November 3 election.
Securing the Senate majority will be vital for the winner of the presidency. Senators confirm administration nominees, including the Cabinet, and can propel or stall the White House agenda.