2 Virginia police officers who took photos of themselves inside the Capitol during the riot attack have been fired. One is also in the National Guard. They both face federal charges and are among at least 31 police linked to the riot, reports @AP , but many still have their jobs.
President Biden: "Our soul will be troubled as long as systematic racism is allowed to persist. ... It's corrosive, it's destructive, and it's costly. ... We're also less prosperous. We're less successful. We're less secure. We must change."
Amb Susan Rice briefing at WH on the four executive orders President Joe Biden is signing today regarding equity. She says too often systemic racism and equities are hurting Black and Latino families and communities of color.
Senators have been formally sworn in as jurors for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump
JUST IN: U.S. Senators sworn in for impeachment trial against former President Trump.
I keep doing a quick mental audit and being, like "Why do I have this ambient sense of dread and anxiety?" and then I'm like, "Oh right the pandemic that's killed 400,000 people and destroyed normal daily life and American democracy barely escaping an assasination attempt."
JUST IN: House and Senate Democrats introduce legislation to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 by 2025.
Senate Majority Leader Schumer on fmr. Pres. Trump: "His act on the 6th was the most despicable thing any president has ever done. And he is the worst president ever."
Today’s reminder that Senate Republicans passed their 2017 tax cut via reconciliation.
Joe Biden is poised to issue executive actions scaling back the use of private prisons and placing new limits on the transfer of military equipment to local law enforcement, according to a person familiar with the matter and a planning document
#WATCH | Delhi: Farmers at Singhu border present a person who alleges a plot to shoot four farmer leaders and cause disruption; says there were plans to cause disruption during farmers' tractor march on Jan 26.
Am I losing my mind or did Democrats win the Senate and McConnell is essentially filibustering them taking majority control of the body?
BREAKING: President Biden signs order requiring passengers flying to the US needing to quarantine on arrival
Dr. Fauci: If we get 70-85% of Americans vaccinated by the end of the summer or middle of the summer, we will be approaching a "degree of normality" by around the fall.
Irkutsk has come out for Navalny. One of many such scenes across Russia today
Texas To Fully End Taxpayer Funding Of Planned Parenthood By Feb. 3. Innocent lives will be saved.