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Special Report: Dozens of members of Congress are vaccinated against COVID-19,...

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were among the first people in the U.S. to have access to the sought-after COVID-19 vaccine when the initial doses became...

U.S. House passes Dreamers bill over GOP objections, as immigration debate...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House took up two bills Thursday that would grant legal status to broad groups of immigrants living and working in...

U.S. Senate confirms Merrick Garland as attorney general

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate Wednesday confirmed Merrick Garland to serve as U.S. attorney general in a 70-30 vote. Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced his nomination in...

Senate confirms Ohio’s Marcia Fudge as HUD secretary

The U.S. Senate Wednesday confirmed U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio in a 66-34 vote to lead the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

New Pentagon chief has roots in Georgia

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed General Lloyd J. Austin III as secretary of Defense, making the former Georgian the first African-American...

U.S. Senate runoffs poised to hand Georgia Democrats historic win

Update: AP calls election for Jon Ossoff. The nation watched as voters in Georgia narrowly elected Democrat Raphael Warnock, making him the first Black senator...

Georgia’s costly U.S. Senate showdowns roil ahead of rally finales

Soon after the Nov. 3 general election it was clear Georgia voters set up two U.S. Senate contests for this week and it seemed...

Eyes on the nation in Georgia: Warnock preachings reverberate in bid...

A couple dozen supporters and volunteers lined the sidewalks outside the Cobb County Election Department headquarters in Marietta late last week as a bus...

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott votes against COVID relief package

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott of Florida was one of a handful of senators who didn't vote for the $900-billion COVID-19 relief package. The Senate had...

Biden rallies for Democrats in Senate runoffs ‘to get something done’

President-elect Joe Biden came to Atlanta Tuesday for his first public speech since Monday when the Electoral College confirmed his win in the Nov....

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