Fox News is a hazard to our democracy. It’s time to take the fight to the Murdochs. Here’s how. - The Washington Post
The company has forfeited its responsibilities to society. It’s time to push back, speaking the only language the owners understand.
Trump, defending ally Kelli Ward, jumps into divisive fight over the Republican party's future. - The Washington Post
The former president, in his first political activity since leaving office, endorses an ally for Arizona party chair who backed his false claims of election fraud.
Jenna Ryan, who flew on a private jet to the Capitol, requests donations for legal fees - The Washington Post
The Texas real estate agent claimed she had raised $1,000 for legal fees before her PayPal account was closed.
Senate ends standoff, agrees to start Trump’s impeachment trial Feb. 9 - The Washington Post
The delay is in the mutual interest of the former and current presidents: Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team, and Biden has seen scant progress on confirming his Cabinet.
Biden administration weighs turning over Trump tax returns to House Democrats - The Washington Post
A House lawsuit to enforce a subpoena, stalled since March, awaits a decision by new Treasury officials on whether to drop objections to a release.
Biden administration to seek five-year extension on key nuclear arms treaty in first foray with Russia - The Washington Post
While engaging in negotiations, the president is also preparing to impose new costs on Russia pending an intelligence assessment and is ruling out a “reset” in relations with Moscow, senior officials said.
Army falsely denied Flynn’s brother was involved in key part of military response to Capitol riot - The Washington Post
The outgoing Army secretary said it is “incredibly awkward” for Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn, the brother of retired general Michael Flynn, who has voiced support for the extreme ideology QAnon.
These companies have pulled funding for election-objecting Republican lawmakers - The Washington Post
Ten companies have taken no action to cut off donations to the campaign funds of lawmakers who objected to certifying the presidential election.
Self-styled militia members planned Capitol storming in advance of Jan. 6 - The Washington Post
Individuals communicated in real time as they breached the building, talking about hunting for lawmakers to make “citizens’ arrests,” according to new unsealed charges.
Biden to unveil emergency coronavirus and stimulus plan, with major focus on vaccines - The Washington Post
Proposal is aimed at addressing the nation’s immediate needs; larger recovery package to follow
D.C. police detail their fight to defend the Capitol against pro-Trump mob - The Washington Post
D.C. officers describe being battered by flagpoles, beaten with their own clubs and choked by bear spray as they fought to defend the U.S. Capitol
Secret Service paid $3,000 a month for a bathroom near Jared and Ivanka’s D.C. home - The Washington Post
Instructed not to use any of the half-dozen bathrooms inside the couple’s D.C. home, the Secret Service detail assigned to protect the lives of President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law spent months searching for a reliable restroom. The solution was costly.
Secret Service launches massive security operation to protect Biden inauguration - The Washington Post
The city will be fortified with thousands of troops, police and specialized law enforcement units in advance of planned protests and the swearing-in of the new president.
Can Trump pardon himself? - The Washington Post
Congress can affirm what "except in cases of impeachment" means.
At least 2 Capitol police officers suspended, more than a dozen under investigation over actions related to riot - The Washington Post
The moves come amid intensifying recriminations over why the Capitol complex was insufficiently protected last week.
Biden to nominate William J. Burns to run the CIA - The Washington Post
Burns is an inside player — brainy, reserved, collegial — and loyal to his superiors, sometimes to a fault, as he conceded in his 2019 memoir.
From Costa Rica to Zambia, coronavirus pandemic forces debt crisis - The Washington Post
A rising ‘debt tsunami’ threatens even stable, peaceful middle-income countries.
Six hours of paralysis: Inside Trump's failure to act after a mob stormed the Capitol - The Washington Post
As his allies pleaded for help, the president watched the crisis on TV.
Inside the Capitol siege: How barricaded lawmakers and aides sounded urgent pleas for help as police lost control - The Washington Post
During the rampage, rioters came perilously close to penetrating the inner sanctums of the building while lawmakers were still there.
Outgoing Capitol Police chief: House, Senate security officials hamstrung efforts to call in National Guard - The Washington Post
Even as rioters violently overran his forces, Steven Sund said in an exclusive interview, the sergeants at arms for the House and Senate took more than an hour to approve his request.
Republicans largely silent about consequences of deadly attack and Trump's role in inciting it - The Washington Post
Trump and some Republicans seek to head off Democratic impeachment efforts, but have proposed no other inquiry or punishments.
Ashli Babbitt’s journey to the Capitol, where the Trump and QAnon supporter was fatally shot by police - The Washington Post
The 35-year-old veteran once supported Barack Obama, she said on Twitter. But that was before she became a devoted follower of Donald Trump and QAnon.
Calls intensify to remove Trump from office even as he acknowledges ‘a new administration’ - The Washington Post
Pelosi and Schumer urged the Cabinet and vice president to pursue the 25th Amendment and said impeachment could follow if they don’t.
Police let most Capitol rioters walk away. But cellphone data and videos could now lead to more arrests. - The Washington Post
Phone records make determining the owners of these devices trivially easy.
Un-American? In fact, the riots fit squarely in the U.S. political tradition. - The Washington Post
Georgia and D.C. this week revealed two competing visions of American politics.
New Capitol fence in place; D.C. police identify three who died during riots - The Washington Post
Hundreds of President Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in what amounted to an attempted coup. Follow along for live updates.
Pentagon placed limits on D.C. Guard ahead of pro-Trump protests due to narrow mission - The Washington Post
In memos, the Pentagon prohibited the D.C. National Guard from receiving ammunition or riot gear because of the limited mission for uniformed military requested by city officials.
Justice Department also hit by Russian hackers - The Washington Post
Justice joins Treasury, State, Commerce and other agencies on the list of victims.
Kenosha prepares for protests as it awaits decision in Jacob Blake shooting - The Washington Post
Blake, who is Black, remains paralyzed from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back by a police officer.
Audio: Trump berates Ga. secretary of state, urges him to ‘find’ votes - The Washington Post
In a one-hour phone call on Saturday with Georgia election officials, President Trump insisted he won the state and threatened vague legal consequences if the officials did not act. These are excerpts from the call.
Microsoft says Russians hacked its network, viewing source code - The Washington Post
The firm did not say what type of code was accessed and said no changes to the code were made.
Louisville police move to fire two more officers in Breonna Taylor case - The Washington Post
A pre-termination letter sent to Detective Joshua Jaynes, who sought the search warrant for Taylor's home, accuses him of lying on the warrant application and creating "a very dangerous situation" for everyone involved.
More than 1.3 million Georgians have already voted in the Senate runoffs, rivaling general election turnout - The Washington Post
ATLANTA — More than 1.3 million Georgians have already voted in two Senate runoffs taking place next month — a number that rivals the turnout at this point in the November election and points to intense enthusiasm in a pair of races that will determine control of Congress.
Tax break for corporate meal expenses inserted into coronavirus aid package - The Washington Post
President Trump has long seized on the tax deduction as a way to revive the restaurant industry, although it has been panned by economists in both parties
Rep. Deb Haaland to be first Native American interior secretary - The Washington Post
President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland, a Native American congresswoman from New Mexico, to serve as interior secretary in a historic pick for a department that oversees the country's vast natural resources, including tribal lands.
Granholm said to be pick for Energy Secretary - The Washington Post
Three-quarters of the department's budget has to do with nuclear weapons and nuclear contamination cleanup, but attention has focused on its role supporting research and development into new energy technology.
Biden to name Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary - The Washington Post
The most pressing task will be helping to rebuild the nation’s transportation networks, which have been battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Biden picks former EPA chief Gina McCarthy as White House climate czar - The Washington Post
President-elect Joe Biden has tapped former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to coordinate the new administration's domestic climate agenda from a senior perch at the White House.
Moderna vaccine’s safety and effectiveness confirmed by FDA - The Washington Post
The data review showed the vaccine was 94 percent effective and had no serious side effects.
Biden’s Obama-era Cabinet picks frustrate liberals, civil rights leaders - The Washington Post
His process has also discomforted some allies on the Hill, who say they have not been sufficiently consulted about picks.
Minneapolis City Council votes to cut millions from police budget amid record crime rates - The Washington Post
After hours of public debate, council members voted to shift nearly $8 million from next year’s police budget to other city services.