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In this Jan. 25, 2021 photo, Secret Service vehicles parked outside of Blair House in Washington.  Blair House, the official government guest house, is serving as a temporary home for Vice President Kamala Harris. Vice presidents have an official residence on the grounds of Washington's Naval Observatory.  Harris  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Blair House guest quarters a temporary home for VP Harris

Jan. 28, 2021 11:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris can’t beat the work commute. She's living temporarily at Blair House, the president's official guest residence on Pennsylvania Avenue across from the White House, while some repair work is done at the official vice presidential home a few miles away on...

This combination of 2019 photos shows former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, left, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore in New York. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, officials say Rice and Gore are participating in a new initiative at Vanderbilt University focused on bridging the partisan divide in the U.S. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, Richard Drew)

Al Gore, Condoleezza Rice participate in unity initiative

Jan. 12, 2021 12:08 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice are participating in a new initiative at Vanderbilt University focused on bridging the partisan divide in the U.S., officials said Tuesday. The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and...

People shelter in the House gallery as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol in bid to overturn election

Jan. 7, 2021 4:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the...

Vice President Mike Pence, wears a protective mask while attending a mock swearing-in ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (Samuel Corum/Pool via AP)

EXPLAINER: How Congress will count Electoral College votes

Jan. 6, 2021 12:47 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday's congressional joint session to count electoral votes could drag late into the night as some Republicans plan to challenge Democrat Joe Biden's victory in at least six states. The plan to object to Biden's electors has added importance to a usually routine step in the path to...

Today in History

Jan. 6, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2021. There are 359 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 6, 2001, with Vice President Al Gore presiding in his capacity as president of the Senate, Congress formally certified George W. Bush the winner of the bitterly...

People attend a rally at Freedom Plaza Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington, in support of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

EXPLAINER: How will voting objections play out in Congress?

Jan. 5, 2021 6:33 PM EST

On Wednesday, the latest extraordinary development in an extraordinary election will unfold. In a joint session of Congress designed as a ceremonial affirmation to President-elect Joe Biden's victory, some Republicans — but hardly all of them — are vowing to object to voting results in one or more...

Vice President Mike Pence finishes a swearing-in ceremony for senators in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

EXPLAINER: How Congress will count Electoral College votes

Jan. 5, 2021 3:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday's congressional joint session to count electoral votes has taken on added importance this year as Republicans allied with President Donald Trump say they will try to undo Democrat Joe Biden’s victory and subvert the will of the American people in at least six states. The...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, file photo, President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in rally for Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, in Atlanta. The first full week of 2021 is shaping up to be one of the biggest of Biden’s presidency. And he hasn’t even taken office yet. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Washington braces for intense opening to a pivotal year

Jan. 4, 2021 1:19 AM EST

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — The tumult of 2020 isn't over yet. The opening week of the new year will be dominated by a collision of events that will test America's commitment to democracy, shape President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration and determine the future of the Republican Party. It begins...

Vice President Mike Pence finishes a swearing-in ceremony for senators in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

EXPLAINER: How Congress will count Electoral College votes

Jan. 3, 2021 7:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday's congressional joint session to count electoral votes has taken on added importance this year as congressional Republicans allied with President Donald Trump are pledging to try and undo Democrat Joe Biden’s victory and subvert the will of the American people. The...

The U.S. Capitol as seen on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

EXPLAINER: How Congress will count Electoral College votes

Dec. 31, 2020 12:22 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressional joint session to count electoral votes is generally a routine, ceremonious affair. But President Donald Trump’s repeated, baseless efforts to challenge Democrat Joe Biden’s victory will bring more attention than usual to next Wednesday's joint session of...