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FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the Jan. 6 insurrection, domestic extremism and other threats.

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The Senate Homeland Security Committee is holding a hearing examining the security failures that led to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a confirmation hearing Monday for Merrick Garland, President Biden's nominee for attorney general.

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Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection.

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C.
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Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.

The U.S. Senate is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. faces challenges within his own party this week in advancing the Republican health care bill.
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Former President Donald Trump is on trial for a second time in the Senate. This time, the House has impeached Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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The U.S. House of Representatives is debating an article of impeachment against President Trump following the violence at the U.S. Capitol last week. The article charges Trump with an incitement of insurrection.

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President-elect Joe Biden is formally introducing his nominee for attorney general, Merrick Garland, Thursday afternoon.

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Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes from the 2020 Presidental Election on Wednesday.

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President-elect Joe Biden is introducing key members of his incoming economic team Tuesday afternoon.

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President-elect Joe Biden is formally announcing his most recent nominees and appointments for his incoming administration.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden will address the American people as president-elect after a win in Pennsylvania put him over the 270 electoral-vote threshold needed on Saturday.

Nov. 3 is the final voting day of the 2020 election. The presidency as well as several key Senate, House and gubernatorial races are on the line. Follow NPR’s live coverage and results as they come in.

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The U.S. Senate is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. faces challenges within his own party this week in advancing the Republican health care bill.
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The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding hearings this week on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being remembered in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, where she will lie in state in Statuary Hall.

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Members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force are briefing a Senate panel on the federal response to the pandemic. Witnesses include Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health and CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being remembered in a private ceremony at the high court, where her body is lying in repose on Tuesday.

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The 57th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream Speech," is set for Friday.

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A House committee will grill Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over whether there is any political motivation behind recent service cuts at the U.S. Postal Service right as the agency expects to handle tens of millions of mail in ballots this fall.

The U.S. Senate is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. faces challenges within his own party this week in advancing the Republican health care bill.
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Friday morning, the Senate will hold the first congressional hearings with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as complaints about slow mail delivery pile up.

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Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church will host a celebration of life Thursday for Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), a longtime congressman and leader in the civil rights movement.

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The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are testifying before the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on Wednesday about the market power of these major online platforms.

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Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about oversight of the Justice Department.

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Lawmakers will honor Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) Monday before he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol.

An iconic figure of the civil rights movement, Lewis died at the age of 80 on July 17 after a battle with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

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On March 7, 1965, John Lewis led a march of hundreds of civil rights activists from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to fight for voting rights and African-American suffrage. When they crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Lewis and the activists met a wall of state troopers. Violence ensued and Lewis was brutally beaten, suffering a fractured skull, on a day that would come to be known as "Bloody Sunday."

The U.S. Senate is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. faces challenges within his own party this week in advancing the Republican health care bill.
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The Senate Health Committee is discussing plans for reopening schools and offices that have been shuttered by the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

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The White House coronavirus task force, led by Vice President Mike Pence, is holding a briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday.

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