By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
The nation on Wednesday witnessed a grave breach of its democratic traditions. For the first time in American history, supporters of the losing presidential candidate have forcibly disrupted the official counting of electoral votes. John Yang reports.
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Outside, demonstrators trying to enter the building scuffled with Capitol Police. The extraordinary joint session is to deal with Trump's relentless effort to overturn the presidential election.
By Daniel Bush
There were no declared winners early Wednesday morning in the two Senate runoff races in Georgia , leaving control of the Senate hanging in the balance as election officials continued counting ballots and warned it may take several days to…
All eyes are on Georgia, where voters went to the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of the U.S. Senate. Stephen Fowler, a political reporter for Georgia Public Broadcasting and host of the Battleground: Ballot Box podcast, joins Judy…
President Trump faces new cries of foul on Monday, after his most blatant attempt yet to manufacture an election win for himself. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss.
President Trump's hour-long phone call with Georgia's secretary of state over the weekend and his requests to change the vote count have raised a number of legal questions. Rick Hasen, an election law professor at the University of California, Irvine,…
By PBS NewsHour
We’ve been looking back at some of the stories from 2020 with our team of producers here at NewsHour Weekend. Segment producer Mori Rothman joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how producing changed in 2020: reporting on stories, like the George…
By Kat Stafford, Associated Press
As a barrier-breaking year draws to a close, one undeniable fact has emerged: the strength of Black political power.
We're now just days away from the final elections of the 2020 campaign, with two critical runoffs in Georgia determining control in the U.S. Senate. More than 2.8 million people have cast ballots so far. Stephen Fowler, a political reporter…
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