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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Pelosi asks military about keeping Trump from nuclear codes

By Billy House and Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg News, Tribune Content Agency
January 8, 2021
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)

Schumer calls for immediate removal of Trump after Capitol chaos

By Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News, Tribune Content Agency
January 7, 2021
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and Miguel Cardona, the state's education commissioner, talked during a forum on improving public school education.

Biden picks Connecticut schools chief for secretary of education

By Jennifer Epstein and Andrew Kreighbaum Bloomberg News, Tribune Content Agency
December 22, 2020
People wait in line at the Pandemic Food Distribution event Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at the SIU Banterra Center, in Carbondale, Ill. Volunteers help load boxes of food into the cars in line. The food comes from the USDA Farm Table program to help those affected by the pandemic.

Pandemic puts decades of gains over US poverty at risk of being wiped out

By Jarrell Dillard, Bloomberg News, Tribune Content Agency
November 29, 2020
Co-organizer Jerricha Griffin, a Law student at SIU, speaks during the Justice for Breonna Taylor event at the Carbondale police station on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Carbondale, IL. Griffin speaks about the disrespect that Black women face in today's society.

Black women in southwestern Illinois want real changes from Kamala Harris win

By DeAsia Paige, Belleville News-Democrat, Tribune Content Agency
November 13, 2020
Alara Pfeaster, 18, walks outside of the Jackson County Courthouse in Murphysboro Ill., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Pfizer vaccine brings vision of relief even as pandemic rages on

By Drew Armstrong, Bloomberg news, Tribune Content Agency
November 9, 2020
Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 as he rallies supporters for Hillary Clinton in Orlando, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Biden’s first-day plans range from COVID to climate, guns, labor

By Jeffrey Taylor, John Tozzi, Greg Stohr and Jennifer A. Dlouhy Bloomberg News, Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC
November 8, 2020
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