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Senate confirms Biden 1st Cabinet pick as Democrats control

The Senate is now split 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as a potential tie-breaking vote.

Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority

Democrat Raphael Warnock defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler. The focus now shifts to the second race between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff.

Trump’s intel chief ends election security briefings to Hill

ational Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe sent letters to Congress on Saturday telling lawmakers that they now will be receiving only written updates about election security to help ensure the information “is not misunderstood nor politicized.”

US Senate nominees in North Carolina accept 3 debate hosts

North Carolina’s two major-party U.S. Senate candidates are now in agreement on three debate hosts leading to their November election.

North Carolina Rep. Walker won’t run in ’20, eyes Senate in ’22

U.S. Rep. Mark Walker announced late Monday he won’t run for anything in 2020 — making him the second North Carolina Republican congressman standing aside because of recent redistricting.

What does an impeachment inquiry mean? Expert breaks down the process

As new developments surface in the investigations into the actions of President Donald Trump, what does this all really mean? What can we expect to see in the coming months?

Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to bid for the upper chamber of Congress since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962.

Hickenlooper ends White House bid, mulls Senate run in 2020

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, and says he's giving "serious thought" to running for the Senate in 2020.

Rand Paul undergoes lung surgery stemming from assault

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he underwent lung surgery in a procedure he says stems from injuries suffered when a neighbor tackled him outside his home in 2017.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.