Elections

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the California Democrat confirm the timing and say Gov. Gavin Newsom is aware of her decision. That…

Biden fills out State Department team with Obama veterans

President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration. The nominations and appointments announced Saturday signal Biden's desire to return to a more traditional foreign policy…

Lawmakers who voted against Biden are denounced back home

Republican members of Congress who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory, even after a mob broke into the Capitol, are getting blasted by critics in their home districts. Protesters, newspaper editorial boards and local-level Democrats are demanding that they…

LIST: How Wisconsin representatives voted during Electoral College votes

Congress has officially recognized Joe Biden as the next president with the counting of Electoral College votes that took place overnight after a mob of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol and took over several chambers.

MADISON, Wis. -- Congress has officially recognized Joe Biden as the next president with the counting of Electoral College votes that took place overnight after a mob of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol and took over several chambers. Several Republicans…

President Trump promises orderly transition after Congress certifies results

President Donald Trump now says there "will be an orderly transition on January 20th" after Congress concluded the electoral vote count.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says there will be an "orderly transition on January 20th" now that Congress has concluded the electoral vote count certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory. Trump issued a statement early Thursday acknowledging his term in…

McConnell delivers forceful rebuke of Trump-led electoral challenge

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday delivered a forceful rebuke of President Donald Trump's baseless claims of widespread election fraud, warning his fellow Republicans of the damage their efforts to try to overturn the election won by President-elect Joe Biden could do to democracy.

Republicans object to Arizona vote for Biden

The session opened to deal with President Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn the presidential election. The typically routine proceeding, required by law, was anything but ordinary.