Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Democrats Gain Senate Control as New Members Take Oath

WASHINGTON — Three new senators were sworn into office Wednesday after President Joe Biden's inauguration, securing the majority for Democrats in the Senate and across a unified government to tackle the new president's agenda at a time of unprecedented national challenges. Vice President Kamala Harris drew applause as she entered...

AP Fact Check: Trump’s Epic Speech Is Laced With Fabrication

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump uttered a dizzying number of false statements in his epically long weekend speech, to an audience that didn't seem to mind at all. He got the unemployment rate wrong. He misstated his winning margin in the election. He reprised some of his most frequently told...

Newsom Hits Trump's White House Hard in Inaugural Speech

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday and immediately drew sharp battle lines with President Donald Trump, pledging to enact "progressive, principled" policies as the antidote to the White House's "corruption and incompetence." "People's lives, freedom, security, the water we drink, the air we breathe — they...