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WASHINGTON (AP) — Testing wristbands are in. Mask-wearing is mandatory. Desks are socially distanced. The clearest sign that there’s a new boss at the White House is the deference being paid to coronavirus public health guidlines. It’s a striking contrast to Donald Trump’s White House, which was the epicenter of no less than three separate …

President Biden began his term in office with a message of unity, expressing a desire to move past the rancorous division in the United States and bring people together, while Congress remains set to carry out an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump. During her first press briefing after Biden’s inauguration, White House press secretary …

RALEIGH — Rowan County’s three Republican representatives will serve on numerous committees for the 2021-22 legislative session, with Rep. Wayne Sasser serving as N.C. House Health Committee chairman in his second term. Sasser was re-elected to his second term in November and now represents parts of Cabarrus, Stanly and Rowan County. He’s the lone pharmacist …

Washington — The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol that left five people dead, cementing his place in history as the only president to be impeached twice in a bipartisan rebuke that was approved with unprecedented speed. The final vote was 232 to 197, with 10 …

The House has approved a resolution formally calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment, which allows the majority of a cabinet to remove a president from office if they deem him unfit. The resolution requires Pence to respond within 24 hours, or the House will move forward with impeachment proceedings against …

The resolution, brought forward by Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, calls on Vice President Mike Pence “to immediately use his powers under section 4 of the 25th Amendment to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments in the Cabinet to declare what is obvious to a horrified nation: That the President …

Pelosi gives Pence a deadline on seeking to remove Trump from office By John Wagner and Mike DeBonis Pelosi said Monday that the House will move forward with impeaching Trump for a second time if Pence does not seek to remove him under the 25th Amendment by Wednesday. “The President’s threat to America is urgent, …

In a proclamation Sunday, President Trump says the show of respect will take place at the White House and all federal buildings through sunset on Wednesday. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is ordering the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff as a sign of respect for two U.S. Capitol Police officers who have died …

“We’ll take the vote that we should take in the House, and (House Speaker Nancy Pelosi) will make the determination as to when is the best time to get that vote and get the managers appointed and move that legislation over to the Senate,” Clyburn told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” “It …

Biden in danger of having no confirmed Cabinet secretaries on first day of presidency By Paul Kane, Karoun Demirjian and Anne Gearan Biden’s incoming administration is in danger of not having a single Cabinet official confirmed on Inauguration Day, upsetting a tradition going back to the Cold War of ensuring the president enters office with …