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Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up security ahead of Biden's inauguration

Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up security ahead of Biden's inauguration

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Armed protesters showed up to the state capitol buildings of Ohio, Texas, Oregon, and Michigan on Sunday ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's...
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Federal prisons will be on lockdown as a security measure ahead of Biden's Inauguration

Federal prisons will be on lockdown as a security measure ahead of Biden's Inauguration

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement All federal prisons in the country will be under lockdown ahead of Wednesday's presidential inauguration, according to US authorities In a press release...
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Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe...
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Manchin says Senate should consider using 14th Amendment to remove Hawley and Cruz over their objections to Electoral College votes

Manchin says Senate should consider using 14th Amendment to remove Hawley and Cruz over their objections to Electoral College votes

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sen. Joe Manchin said the Senate should consider using the 14th Amendment to remove Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz, two Republicans who objected to the...
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Walgreens and Pfizer become the latest corporations to suspend political donations to Republican lawmakers who objected to Biden's presidential win

Walgreens and Pfizer become the latest corporations to suspend political donations to Republican lawmakers who objected to Biden's presidential win

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement After the violent pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill last week, some businesses began cutting ties with President Donald Trump , while some corporations...
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Kamala Harris said she and Biden won't 'yield to those who would try and make us afraid' days ahead of being sworn into office outside of US Capitol

Kamala Harris said she and Biden won't 'yield to those who would try and make us afraid' days ahead of being sworn into office outside of US Capitol

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said she and President-elect Joe Biden would not "yield to those who would try and make us afraid of who we are," in...
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'What the hell's the matter with them?': Biden scorches GOP lawmakers who didn't wear masks in secure areas during Capitol riots, saying they need 'to grow up'

'What the hell's the matter with them?': Biden scorches GOP lawmakers who didn't wear masks in secure areas during Capitol riots, saying they need 'to grow up'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden on Friday excoriated Republicans who refused to wear masks while huddled with other lawmakers during the Capitol riots , saying...
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Progressives want Joe Biden's inauguration team to be more transparent

Progressives want Joe Biden's inauguration team to be more transparent

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When Joe Biden becomes president Wednesday, it'll be the high point of numerous inaugural festivities , most of them virtual or made-for-TV because of...
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Republicans in Congress are starting to oppose Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package

Republicans in Congress are starting to oppose Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden's economic rescue package is starting to run into early opposition from Republicans on Capitol Hill, who are blasting its large...
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Why Congress can't categorically reject and overturn presidential election results in the future

Why Congress can't categorically reject and overturn presidential election results in the future

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In 2021, America appeared to come precipitously close to an electoral cliff as record numbers of members of Congress objected to the counting of...
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Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. - A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground. The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to... Read more ...

Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up...

Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up security ahead of Biden's inauguration

Summary List Placement Armed protesters showed up to the state capitol buildings of Ohio, Texas, Oregon, and Michigan on Sunday ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Parler could return to the App Store 'if they get...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Parler could return to the App Store 'if they get their moderation together'

Summary List Placement Conservative-leaning social media app Parler could return to the Apple App Store if it steps up its moderation, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Fox News... Read more ...

After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair...

After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and India's Narendra Modi booted from social media

Summary List Placement President Trump's social media ban has opened a can of worms for tech firms who face calls from activists and academics to clamp down on other populist... Read more ...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe... Read more ...

The Florida data scientist who claims she was fired by the health department...

The Florida data scientist who claims she was fired by the health department for refusing to alter COVID-19 data said she'll turn herself into police after a warrant was issued for her arrest

Summary List Placement In a lengthy Twitter thread Saturday, Rebekah Jones, the data scientist who said she was fired in May by the Florida Department of Health for refusing to... Read more ...

What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan...

What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, Parler sued Amazon, and Loews Hotels cancelled a fundraiser for a senator

Summary List Placement What happened last week? As Washington last week readied for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the incoming president announced a massive... Read more ...

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

If you're fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Read more ...

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan...

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could do more harm than good, says one top Wall Street strategist

Summary List Placement The US economy is receiving fresh fiscal support after months of plodding negotiations. But one measure of the labor market suggests the massive stimulus... Read more ...

GOP Senator Ben Sasse warned that the QAnon conspiracy theory movement is...

GOP Senator Ben Sasse warned that the QAnon conspiracy theory movement is destroying the Republican Party

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska has warned that the QAnon conspiracy theory movement is destroying the GOP in a blistering op-ed for The... Read more ...