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FBI: Louisiana man charged in Capitol spoke of returning

Federal authorities say a Louisiana man arrested in connection with the deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol may have been planning to return to Washington the week of the presidential inauguration. Records show Cody Connell of Vivian, Louisiana, was arrested Saturday on charges including violent entry of Capitol grounds and obstructing law enforcement. An FBI…MORE

Yellen to urge lawmakers to ‘act big’ on relief spending

Yellen to urge lawmakers to ‘act big’ on relief spending

Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Treasury secretary, is expected to urge lawmakers to “act big” on relief spending during her confirmation hearing Tuesday, underscoring the urgency and scope of the incoming administration’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package. “Neither the President-elect, nor I, propose this relief package without an appreciation for the country’s debt burden,”…MORE

Trumps’ snub of Bidens historic in its magnitude

Trumps’ snub of Bidens historic in its magnitude

On the morning of January 20, Donald Trump and Melania Trump will depart the White House as President and first lady, but they will not invite their incoming counterparts, Joe and Jill Biden, inside before they do. The dissolving of one of America’s most enduring transfer-of-power rituals — the outgoing president welcoming the incoming president…MORE

McConnell, Schumer close in on power-sharing agreement in evenly divided Senate

McConnell, Schumer close in on power-sharing agreement in evenly divided Senate

The top two Senate leaders are nearing a power-sharing agreement to hash out how the evenly divided chamber will operate, with Democrats in charge of setting the schedule but both parties likely to hold an equal number of seats on Senate committees, according to sources familiar with the talks. The negotiations between Democratic Leader Chuck…MORE

Bulletproof vests and gas masks: Journalists prep for Inauguration Day

Bulletproof vests and gas masks: Journalists prep for Inauguration Day

At the end of December, Los Angeles Times Washington Bureau Chief Kimbriell Kelly was looking at getting Moleskine notebooks as gifts for her staff. A couple weeks later, she was procuring goods of a decidedly different kind: gas masks, helmets and body armor for LA Times staff members who will be attending Wednesday’s inauguration of…MORE

What you need to know ahead of planned protests this weekend

Security measures are a concern at public and government buildings after armed protests are being planned online at all 50 state capitols from Jan. 16 through Inauguration Day.Here is what to expect in New Orleans, at the Louisiana State Capitol and across the country: New Orleans: Locally, the NOPD said there are currently no active…MORE

Pelosi demands acting Pentagon chief halt his order to NSA to install Trump loyalist as general counsel

Pelosi demands acting Pentagon chief halt his order to NSA to install Trump loyalist as general counsel

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is demanding acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller “immediately cease” his plans to install a Trump loyalist as the National Security Agency’s general counsel, calling the move “highly suspect” and arguing it represents a “disturbing disregard” for the country’s national security. “I ask that you immediately cease plans to improperly install Michael…MORE

CPA provides advice for those who haven’t received stimulus payment

CPA Kemberly Washington provides some advice for those who did not receive their stimulus check before the deadline Friday, Jan. 15. Washington encouraged people to use the IRS website for information on their stimulus check including the Get My Payment tool. She also recommends calling the IRS at 1-800-919-9835. For more information, click here. READ…MORE

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