Thousands of members of the National Guard will be in Washington, D.C. for President-elect Biden's inauguration after the violent attack at the U.S. Capitol last week raised concerns over security. Many of those worries also extend to 50 state capitols,…
House Democrats on Monday continued to push Republicans to back their efforts to remove President Trump from office. Delaware Democratic Sen. Chris Coons, who is one of President-elect Joe Biden's closest allies on Capitol Hill, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss…
The U.S. Justice Department says it has charged a West Virginia state lawmaker with entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself with rioters.
By Cuneyt Dil, Associated Press
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 Associated Press
A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has represented Virginia in the U.S. Capitol for 111 years has been removed.
By Matthew Daly, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The vote Wednesday comes as communities nationwide reexamine the people memorialized with statues.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we take a look at the not-so-simple process of selecting the U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree. Last spring, Chris Nicolli, whose day job entails fighting wildfires, was tasked with picking the perfect specimen.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, the most recent restoration of the Capitol building is complete. We take a tour of the painstaking improvements.
By Alison Thoet
The bright, white 150-year-old dome of the U.S. Capitol was revealed Tuesday, completely restored after a three-year project.
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