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'Keep your movement alive,' Graham tells Trump – politics updates

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Trump to hold departure ceremony on morning of Biden inauguration -- President Trump had already announced he would skip Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, breaking with more than a century of tradition.

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Think we are entering a post-Trump era? Think again. -- David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center, says Trump would be the favorite in the 2024 GOP primary.

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In armed protests, First and Second amendments intersect – or collide -- While the sight of armed protesters may not be a uniquely Arizona phenomenon, it is a signature image of modern times.

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USA TODAY poll: Democracy has been weakened in Trump era -- A new USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll finds President Trump's standing has eroded since the U.S. Capitol riot. A majority predict violence at Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Rioters who love their guns could lose them after Capitol attack -- Almost any federal offense punishable by at least a year in prison can trigger the gun ban, which would prohibit possession in any state.

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Biden presidency: The policy changes you might care about -- What changes will a Biden presidency bring to American politics and policy? Here's a quick look at his priorities once he takes office.

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Harris steps into VP role with unique strengths ​​​​​​​– and unique challenges -- Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in a few days will step into the West Wing, a heartbeat away from holding the most powerful office in the world.

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Where do Americans stand on election issues? Let them tell you. -- Nationscape Insights is a large scale study that allows you to explore where voters stand on key issues facing the country.

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Trump exits with his lowest-ever job approval -- Nearly two-thirds, 68%, of the respondents in a new poll from the Pew Research Center said Trump should not remain a major national political figure.

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'Horrified' Loews won't host Hawley fundraiser – politics updates -- "We are horrified and opposed to the events at the Capitol and all who supported and incited the actions," the hotel chain said in a statement.

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Justice Sotomayor to swear in Kamala Harris as vice president -- Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take oath of office on a Bible belonging to Thurgood Marshall during inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol.

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Facebook bans some weapon ads ahead of inauguration -- Facebook is temporarily banning ads that promote weapon accessories and protective equipment ahead of Inauguration Day through at least Jan. 22.

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When will Trump leave the White House? -- Details of the farewell ceremony are still under consideration, according to sources, but may include a color guard and 21-gun salute.

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Senate GOP ponders campaign ban on Donald Trump -- The impeachment trial of Donald Trump isn't about removing him from the presidency – it's about preventing him from running for president again.

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Censorship claims unite Trump supporters, Neo-Nazis -- Outcry over censorship on social media is uniting extremist groups and Trump supporters, increasing the likelihood of violence on Inauguration Day.

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Capitol riot cases to top 300, federal investigators say -- Feds find only 'bread crumbs' of evidence so far pointing to coordination in Capitol assault

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Wanna talk politics? Join the USA TODAY politics Facebook group -- If you want to talk about the biggest politics news of the day, this is the place for you.

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Could there be more charges after impeachment? -- Trump impeachment: could Trump face more charges after his second impeachment inquiry? You asked, we answered, on States of America.

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Who picks the Senate impeachment trial date? -- Trump impeachment: what is the Senate impeachment trial date, and who decides? Your impeachment questions, answered on States of America.

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Can Trump be impeached after his term is over? -- Trump impeachment: is impeachment after term is over a possibility? What's the precedent? Your impeachment questions, answered on States of America.

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Elections - Voter guide: FAQs on the issues and compare the candidates - You have questions. We have answers. Cut through the noise and conjecture to dig deep on the candidates for president, where they stand on the issues and how to make sure you're ready to vote. Elections - 1 year ago

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Months after election, Pence calls to congratulate Harris – politics updates -- Trump has refused to call Biden as is customary for an outgoing president. He plans to skip Biden's inauguration and leave the White House that morning.

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Feds: 'No direct evidence' rioters sought to kill, capture lawmakers -- A filing in the U.S. District Court of Arizona said "the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials" but D.C. officials contradicted the allegation.

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Here's how a Biden stimulus could affect you -- If Joe Biden's economic relief package is approved by Congress, unemployment benefits could get a significant boost and more schools may reopen.

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Joe Biden inauguration: Who is performing? -- Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi and Tom Hanks are among the stars tapped to appear during Joe Biden's inauguration festivities next week.

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DC on 'war-time footing' for Biden inauguration -- Not in modern times has an inauguration been staged amid such domestic turmoil and in such close proximity to a deadly attack - on the very ground where Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are set to be sworn in.

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GOP senator apologizes to Black Americans for challenging Biden win

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GOP senator: Biden inauguration should have been delayed

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DOJ watchdog opens review of Capitol riots

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GOP, progressives criticize Biden on COVID-19 relief package

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States of America: Trump Impeachment Q&A

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Biden introduces his COVID relief plan

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Twitter purge slashes GOP lawmakers' followings

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Biden launches new Twitter account to build following

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The repercussions of Trump's second impeachment

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Trump Impeachment: Republican members vote against Trump

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A look at Betsy DeVos, Trump's Education secretary

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Lawmakers take shelter as rioters storm Capitol

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Trump officials resign following riot at Capitol

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Photos: Damage inside the US Capitol

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Fact Check -- Fact check: House rules change bans gendered language in 1 document

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Fact Check -- Fact check: Viral screenshot claiming to be CNN correction is fake

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News -- Here's a look at what's happening at all 50 state capitols, DC

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Nation -- MLK Day events canceled or downscaled because of COVID-19

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Fact Check -- Fact check: Boebert photo is from 2019, unrelated to U.S. Capitol riot

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