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Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, triggering trial

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 22, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, triggering the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol Jan. 6 riot.
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Time, transparency needed as Biden inherits frazzled 2020 census

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 21, 2021

Battered by criticism that the 2020 census was dangerously politicized by the Trump administration, the U.S. Census Bureau under a new Biden administration has the tall task of restoring confidence in the numbers that will be used to determine funding and political power.
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Democrats ask ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 21, 2021

WASHINGTON — Seven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley “to fully understand their role” in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
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Biden’s US revives support for WHO, reversing Trump retreat

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 21, 2021

The United States will resume funding for the World Health Organization and join its consortium aimed at sharing coronavirus vaccines fairly around the globe, President Joe Biden’s top adviser on the pandemic said Thursday, renewing support for an agency that the Trump administration had pulled back from.