6:51 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Tim Rostan
FBI has pinpointed possible suspect in killing of Capitol Police's Sicknick: reportAn assailant has been pinpointed as prospectively responsible for , according to , citing two law-enforcement officials described as having been briefed on the investigation. The FBI inquiry has explored the possibility that Sicknick, who collapsed after the storming of the Capitol by Trump supporters seeking to disrupt the certification of President Biden's electoral victory and died the following day, was adversely affected by an irritant such as bear spray that members of the mob were said to have deployed, according to the Times report. Investigators reviewing video evidence of that day's events are reported to have narrowed their suspicion to a single person, whom the Times reported has not been identified by name. Two additional officers engaged in the Jan. 6 defense of the Capitol died by reported suicides in immediately subsequent days. Sicknick was 42 and an Air National Guard veteran who had served in Saudi Arabia and Kyrgyzstan, .
5:02 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
All 30 Dow stocks are rising, led by Chevron and UnitedHealthShares of all 30 of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's components are rising in premarket trading Tuesday, with Dow futures pointing to a 260-point rally. Chevron Corp.'s stock paced the Dow's gainers, rising 2.1% ahead of the open, with the 2.5% jump in crude oil futures providing a boost. Among other top gainers, shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. rose 2.1%, Walt Disney Co. climbed 1.7% and Boeing Co. tacked on 1.6%.
7:17 p.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - By Tim Rostan
Biden team cancels weekend inauguration walk-through over security concerns: PoliticoPresident-elect Joe Biden and his team have canceled a planned rehearsal on Sunday for Wednesday's inauguration because of security concerns, Politico is . FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that and working to separate the intentional from the aspirational. Additionally, Biden, who famously rode Amtrak back and forth between his Wilmington, Del., home and Washington, D.C., during his decades in the Senate, has had to abandon a plan to arrive in the capital by rail on Monday.
6:14 a.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
McConnell presses for bill to avoid shutdown, repeats his proposal for aid packageSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday urged his fellow senators to pass a one-week funding bill that would prevent a partial federal government shutdown from starting at midnight, and he also called for approval of an annual defense bill and COVID-19 aid. "The Senate needs to pass a stopgap funding measure today to prevent a lapse while the bipartisan, bicameral efforts close in on a full-year funding bill, and we need to advance what will be the 60th annual defense authorization bill," the Kentucky Republican said on the Senate floor. Republican Sen. Rand Paul, also representing Kentucky, has l, raising the prospect of a government shutdown if the short-term spending bill caught up in the dispute is not approved by Friday. McConnell also repeated his call for a and no state and local aid. "I propose setting aside both liability protections and state and local bailouts and making law where we can agree," he said. The House already has and the defense measure.
11:38 a.m. Dec. 4, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Georgia's Senate runoff elections spark $315 million in media spending so farGeorgia's two U.S. Senate runoff elections have seen a combined total of $315 million in media spending, according to a Friday , an ad-tracking company that previously was known as Advertising Analytics. Some political analysts have predicted up to due to the two Jan. 5 elections, which will determine whether Republican lawmakers keep control of the Senate and provide a check on the Democratic-run House and incoming Biden administration.
11:29 a.m. Oct. 29, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
Biden, Trump hold Florida rallies hours apart, as Democrat retakes lead in crucial state’s polls Five days remain until Election DayThe presidential campaign focused on Florida on Thursday, as both President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden made in-person plays for the critical battleground state’s voters with just five days remaining until the election.
11:40 a.m. Oct. 28, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
How Biden’s war chest has eclipsed Trump’s — in one chart Trump campaign says it nonetheless has the ‘strength, resources, record & huge ground game needed’ to win the White House racePresident Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and its affiliates raised more money than Joe Biden’s side in the past two years, but they’ve also spent more, so the Democratic effort started this month with a cash advantage.
10:36 a.m. Oct. 27, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
Biden makes play for Georgia, Trump hits Midwest with week until Election Day Former vice president in state not won by a Democrat since 1992President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are crisscrossing the country on Tuesday, with just a week remaining until Election Day and polls tightening nationally and in key battleground states.
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