Presidential Election

President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign rally.

How Midterm Elections Could Influence The 2024 Presidential Election

Many politicians have been in a constant campaign state for the 2024 presidential election, and midterms could give a clearer candidate picture.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Milwaukee, Wisconsin skyline

Republicans Pick Milwaukee To Host 2024 National Convention

Milwaukee, Wisconsin was chosen after Tennessee's capital city Nashville took itself out of the running and rejected a draft agreement to host.

 | AP

President Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Biden at presidential debate

RNC Votes To Withdraw From Commission On Presidential Debates

In a statement, Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel called the commission "biased" and said they would find "better debate platforms."

 | Scripps News Staff

Members of California's Electoral College cast their votes at the state Capitol.

The Importance Of The Electoral Count Act

The Electoral Count Act spells out Congress' role in certifying the results of a presidential election.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Former President Donald Trump speaks.

Trump Urged Justice Officials To Declare Election 'Corrupt'

Trump said that "We have an obligation to tell people that this was an illegal, corrupt election."

 | AP

Conservatives Rally Around Trump During CPAC In Dallas

Former Pres. Donald Trump flexed his political grip on the Republican party during an appearance at CPAC in Dallas over the weekend.

 | Willie James Inman

Former Pres. Trump To Speak At N.C. GOP Convention

Former President Trump is planning a series of public appearances as he contemplates another White House bid in 2024.

 | Willie James Inman

Donald Trump

Former President Trump To Address GOP Donors At Retreat In Florida

Former President Trump still has tremendous influence in the GOP, but not all Republicans are thrilled about it.

 | Willie James Inman

Trump Hints at Reelection Bid, Says ‘Journey Far From Over’

During his first major speech since leaving office, former President Trump criticized President Biden and repeated election falsehoods.

 | Willie James Inman

Buddhist monks lead a protest march against the military coup in Mandalay, Myanmar.

Myanmar Police Clash Again With Protesters In Continued Demonstrations

Biden administration says it will freeze $1B in Myanmar government assets in U.S. over military coup.

 | Gage Jackson

National Guard troops seen through a fence

Few Spectators Attend Inauguration Amid Security Clampdown, Pandemic

Washington, D.C.'s mayor asked people to stay home, and it seems they listened.

 | Patrick Terpstra

Members of the Washington National Guard stand near the Legislative Building in Olympia, WA.

Nationwide Statehouses, D.C. Prepare for Potentially Violent Week

One-third of governors have called on the National Guard to aid local law enforcement officers.

 | Alex Arger

Members of the National Guard walk near U.S. Capitol building

Washington D.C. Locks Down Ahead Of Inauguration

Fencing, concrete barriers, road closures, heavy military and police presence mark scene around Washington ahead of inauguration.

 | Meg Hilling

Trooper looks at a crowd.

KSTU: Utah Highway Patrol Prepares For Protests

A gathering of protesters at the Utah state capitol last week remained peaceful.


District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser

D.C. Mayor Urges People Not To Attend Inauguration

D.C.'s mayor is urging people not to attend Biden's Inauguration. She hopes that will prevent violence.

 | Scripps News Staff

Washington state National Guard members

Law Enforcement Prepare For Violence At State Capitols Nationwide

A recently released FBI bulletin warns of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitols and in Washington in the coming days.

 | Jamal Andress

President-elect Joe Biden receives a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Pres.-elect Biden Receives Second Vaccine Dose

President-elect Biden says he's confident his team will reach the lofty goal of 100 million vaccinations in his first 100 days in office.

 | Scripps News Staff

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser.

D.C. Mayor Extends Emergency Declaration Until After Inauguration

This gives several D.C. leaders the authority to apply for federal assistance and funding to help protect people and property.

 | Scripps News Staff

Person watches news

The World Watched Violence At The U.S. Capitol In 'Utter Disbelief'

Newsy London reporter Luke Hanrahan talks to Europeans as they watch the rioting at the U.S. Capitol.

 | Kristy Schantz and Luke Hanrahan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence

Congress Set To Certify Joe Biden As U.S. President

A coalition of Republican lawmakers will object to Congress certifying President-elect Biden's win.

 | Scripps News Staff

Supporters of President Donald Trump

D.C. Mayor Warns Residents Of Protests After Electoral Results

The vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College win will take place Wednesday.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump, Sen. Kelly Loeffler R-GA

Senator Kelly Loeffler To Object President-Elect Biden's Electoral Win

Loeffler says she shares the concerns of millions of Americans who question election integrity.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump

In Recorded Call, Pres. Trump Goads Georgia Official to Review Vote

"I just want to find 11,780 votes," the president says in a recorded phone call published by Washington Post.

 | Meg Hilling

Congress Faces COVID Response, Biden Priorities In Early 2021

The political makeup of the Senate is crucial to Biden administration plans.

 | Nathaniel Reed

Vice President Mike Pence

What's Next For Vice President Pence?

Many VPs see the job as a pathway to the presidency, but President Trump is reportedly weighing another run for the White House.

 | Willie James Inman

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Biden-Harris Team Named Time's "Person Of The Year"

Magazine says the incoming White House duo was chosen because they are "changing the American story."

 | Scripps News Staff

Texas State Attorney General Ken Paxton

President Trump, 19 States Want Electoral Votes Invalidated

President Trump is seeking the Supreme Court's permission to join the effort led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

 | Scripps News Staff

President-elect Joe Biden, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

President-Elect Joe Biden Firms Up Health Team

President-elect Biden appoints the first Latino as HHS health secretary.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr

Trump Administration Set To Execute The Most Prisoners In U.S. History

If federal executions carry on as scheduled, the Trump administration will conduct more executions than any single administration in American history.

 | Jamal Andress

President-elect Joe Biden

President-Elect Joe Biden Announces All-Female Communications Team

President-elect Biden's senior communications team includes Jen Psaki, former President Barack Obama's former White House communications director.

 | Scripps News Staff