Democrats won one US Senate race in Georgia and surged ahead in another on Wednesday, moving closer to a stunning sweep that would give them control of Congress and the power to advance President-elect Joe Biden's policy goals.
Control of the US Senate – and with it the ability to block or advance Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda – is on the line in a pair of runoff elections in Georgia on Tuesday after a dizzying campaign that shattered spending and early turnout records.
Democrats returned Representative Nancy Pelosi of California to the House speakership on Sunday for what may be her final term, handing a tested leader control of the slimmest majority in almost two decades as Washington prepares for a new Democratic president.
Although integral to the economy, represented on the Supreme Court and a vibrant force in American culture, the nearly 60 million-strong Latino population in the US is often overlooked in the narrative presented in the nation’s museums, many argue.
Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff called dramatically for the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office Thursday, saying the US leader cannot be trusted to put the country's interests ahead of his own.
The US Senate has approved a Republican plan for the rules governing the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but blocked attempts by Democrats to obtain evidence and call witnesses in the trial.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the US House will take steps next week to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, ending a three-week standoff, but confronting the Senate with only the third trial in US history to remove a chief executive.