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Pelosi, others hail John Lewis as ‘conscience’ of Congress

Congressional leaders are praising the late Rep. John Lewis as a moral force for the nation in a Capitol Rotunda ceremony rich with symbolism and punctuated by the booming, recorded voice of the late civil rights icon.

Representative John Lewis to lie in state at Capitol Rotunda

The late Representative John Lewis will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday. 

Richard Burr stepping down as Intelligence Committee chair amid FBI probe

Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina is stepping aside as chairman of the influential Senate Intelligence Committee while he’s under investigation for stock trades he made ahead of the market downturn sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Schumer: Deal reached on major parts of $500B virus aid

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday that congressional Democrats and the Trump administration have reached a deal for an interim relief package to mitigate the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. Here’s what’s in it

The Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The vote was 96 - 0.

Senate again fails to advance coronavirus stimulus bill as deal remains elusive

 The Senate on Monday failed for the second time to clear a key procedural hurdle to advance a massive legislative package designed to provide economic relief to American workers and industries battered by the coronavirus outbreak, as tensions boiled over among senators who vocalized their frustrations with one another over negotiations.

Impeachment trial: Senators question legal teams in new phase of case

Restless Senators are getting their first chance to pose questions to House managers and President Trump's legal team as the impeachment trial enters a new stage.

Democrats lay out timeline in case against Trump

House impeachment managers accused President Trump of trying to "cheat" in the 2020 election as they made their case for his removal from office on the second day of the Senate trial.

Bitter debate on trial rules dominates Day 1 of Senate proceedings

The first day of President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate is officially underway, marking just the third time a president has faced removal from office in U.S. history.

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Battleship hosts night-long ghost hunt

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Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

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Swimmer drowns in Surf City

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Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.