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The U.S. House of Representatives is debating an article of impeachment Wednesday against President Trump following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. The article charges Trump with 'incitement of insurrection.'

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The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties. The effort comes as the House is also pursuing a second impeachment against the president over the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6.

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Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud. President Trump continues to baselessly claim that he won the election rather than Joe Biden, who is set to be sworn into office on Jan. 20.

Georgians are voting in two Senate runoff elections on Tuesday. Incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue face Democratic challengers Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. The races were too close to call in November and now their outcome determines the balance of power in the Senate. Follow the results live below.  Blue Ridge Public Radio will also air live special coverage from WABE in Atlanta from 8 to 10 Tuesday evening.

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President-elect Joe Biden is speaking after electors around the country cast their formal votes, confirming his presidential win.  He is expected to speak around 7:30 Monday evening.  Watch his remarks live below.

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Joe Biden is addressing the American people as president-elect after a win in Pennsylvania put him over the 270 electoral-vote threshold needed on Saturday.

Nov. 3 is the final voting day of the 2020 election. The presidency as well as several key Senate, House and gubernatorial races are on the line. Follow NPR’s live coverage and results as they come in.

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President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate Thursday in Nashville, with Kristen Welker of NBC News moderating. After a haphazard first debate, and a canceled second one, this final debate has new rules established by the Commission on Presidential Debates. 

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding hearings on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett would fill the seat left vacant with the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris are debating Wednesday in Salt Lake City. Their only face-off of the 2020 campaign comes with a wave of uncertainty with President Trump undergoing treatment for COVID-19. Follow live updates and fact-checks on the debate.  The debate is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Eastern time.

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White House physician Dr. Sean Conley provides an update on President Trump's condition at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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Follow NPR's live coverage of the first 2020 presidential election debate, including fact-checking and analysis. President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in Cleveland for the event, moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News.  The debate is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Tuesday

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The House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings Wednesday on racial profiling and policing following the killing of George Floyd. The hearings follow congressional Democrats unveiling legislation that would amount to major reforms for the nation's police departments.  You can watch below.  The hearings are scheduled to start at 10 a.m.

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Only two candidates will be onstage for Sunday's Democratic primary debate: former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The CNN-Univision debate was relocated from Arizona to Washington, D.C., and will not have an in-person audience due to coronavirus concerns.

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President Trump is set to hold a press conference on the ongoing response to the coronavirus crisis. 

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding a press conference Wednesday afternoon as he falls farther behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. 

Six states - Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and Washington - hold presidential primaries on Tuesday.

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Fourteen states (including North Carolina) and one U.S. territory hold presidential primaries Tuesday.  

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The Democratic presidential primary candidates are competing in South Carolina on Saturday, hoping to win over voters in the fourth contest of 2020. 

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Democratic presidential hopefuls are on stage in South Carolina ahead of that state’s primary. The candidates’ battle follows Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wins in the New Hampshire primary and the Nevada caucuses. 

The Nevada caucuses take place Saturday, and you can follow NPR's live coverage below with results and analysis.  Blue Ridge Public Radio will also air NPR's live special coverage starting at 5 p.m. Saturday.  To get a list of frequencies for BPR News, click here.  You can also stream it on our website, with our free mobile app, or with your smart speaker.

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Democratic presidential candidates are debating Wednesday night, this time in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's caucuses in Nevada. 

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Voters in New Hampshire go to the polls on Tuesday as the first primary election for the 2020 presidential election occurs.  The NPR Politics team is running a live blog with the latest happenings on primary day.  Blue Ridge Public Radio will air NPR's live special coverage starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

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Democratic presidential candidates are debating for the first time since the Iowa caucuses. There are seven candidates on the stage Friday night in New Hampshire, ahead of Tuesday's primary in the state.

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President Trump is addressing the nation a day after the Senate acquitted him of both articles of impeachment. Trump said he was "totally vindicated" after a months-long impeachment inquiry and trial. 

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The Iowa caucuses on Monday are the first contest in the 2020 presidential race. Follow NPR's liveblog for news and scenes from the field as well as live results below.  

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The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress.  The final vote on the two articles of impeachment and whether to remove President Trump is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.    

The House of Representatives on Wednesday is taking the formal step of voting to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate, which will hold a trial. After the vote, the articles are physically brought to the Senate. 

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Six Democratic presidential candidates are debating in Iowa Tuesday night, less than three weeks from the caucuses there. NPR reporters are providing background and analysis of the candidates' remarks in real-time.  The debate starts at 9 p.m., and the live analysis starts shortly beforehand.  Follow along below.

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President Trump is speaking to the nation following attacks on military bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are stationed. Trump tweeted on Tuesday night that "All is well!" and that an assessment of the casualties was underway. Iran said the missiles were launched as an act of self-defense after the U.S. killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.

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