President Trump Promises ‘Orderly Transition’ on Jan. 20
President Donald Trump now says there “will be an orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and after a day of violence when his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.
Warnock, Ossoff Win in Georgia, Handing Democrats Senate Control
Democrats have won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority.
Louisiana Hospitals Expand Who’s Getting Their Vaccine Doses
Louisiana’s health department is encouraging hospitals to use their extra coronavirus vaccine doses to immunize people aged 70 and older.
UPDATE:Louisiana Lawmakers Back COVID-19 Rules for Next Elections
Louisiana appears on track to broaden the mail-in balloting options for spring municipal elections and two upcoming special congressional elections because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Cassidy, Some Republicans Condemn ‘Scheme’ to Undo Election for Trump
The unprecedented Republican effort to overturn the presidential election is being condemned by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials.
Cruz Leads 11 Senators Challenging Presidential Election Results
John Kennedy is included in the GOP group saying it will challenge the outcome by voting to reject electors from some states when Congress meets next week.
Louisiana to Start Vaccines for Ages 70 and Over Next Week
Starting next week, a network of about 100 pharmacies will start to receive limited doses of the Moderna vaccine.
1st Reported US Case of COVID-19 Variant Found in Colorado
The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that’s been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado.
Senate GOP Blocks Democratic Push for Trump’s $2K Checks
President Trump has been pushing to more than triple the $600 payments approved by Congress. The House approved the larger checks, but the issue divides Republicans.
House Approves Trump’s $2K Checks, Sending to GOP-led Senate
The House has voted overwhelmingly to increase COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, meeting President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger payments.
Trump Signs Massive Measure Funding Government, COVID Relief
President Donald Trump has signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package that will deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals.
Suspect in Nashville Bombing Died in Explosion
Authorities say the man suspected off setting off a bomb in a recreational vehicle that rocked downtown Nashville on Christmas Day died in the explosion.