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Harris to be sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Harris to be sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Kamala Harris will be sworn in Wednesday as the next vice president of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, according to a Harris aide. Harris will make history as the first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president, and she will be sworn in by the first Hispanic and third…MORE

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris drop a playlist for your inauguration watch party

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris drop a playlist for your inauguration watch party

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have dropped a playlist to keep your at-home celebration in tune with the upcoming inauguration’s “America United” theme. The 46 songs feature artists from across the music spectrum to honor the 46th President taking the oath of office. The playlist is part of the Presidential Inaugural Committee’s…MORE

California Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for Covid-19

California Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for Covid-19

Democratic Rep. Lou Correa of California said Saturday he has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration while isolating. “Yesterday, I tested positive for COVID-19. I will be responsible & self-quarantine, away from my family, for the recommended time,” Correa wrote on Twitter. The diagnosis, he said, will cause him to…MORE

As Trump leaves the stage, Republicans grapple with new conspiracy caucus

As Trump leaves the stage, Republicans grapple with new conspiracy caucus

Donald Trump may be leaving the White House in a few days, but the umbrella of conspiracy theories he inspired are only just arriving in Washington. The chief theory known as QAnon — that the US government is run by a cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles only Trump can expose — began nearly four years ago…MORE

Youth poet laureate crafting ‘message of joining together’ for inauguration

Youth poet laureate crafting ‘message of joining together’ for inauguration

Amanda Gorman was about halfway through writing the poem that she’ll deliver at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week when she watched in horror the deadly siege on the US Capitol. Typically, it takes the nation’s first-ever youth poet laureate days to craft a new poem. She finished this one immediately. “It was like someone…MORE

Biden introduces key members of White House science team

Biden introduces key members of White House science team

President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday introduced key members of his White House science team, including his nominee for director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. “These are among the brightest, most dedicated people not only in the country but the world,” Biden said in Wilmington, Delaware. Eric Lander is the President-elect’s nominee to…MORE

Giuliani uses unfounded ‘Antifa’ argument to defend Trump

Giuliani uses unfounded ‘Antifa’ argument to defend Trump

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has been working to bolster conspiratorial claims that left-wing agitators played a dominant role in the last week’s Capitol riot. Giuliani claimed in a tweet on Friday that has since been removed by Twitter that the Capitol siege was carried out “by groups like ANTIFA trained to riot.”…MORE

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