Politics – Election 2020

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The January 6 committee says the rioters who overran the Capitol were within 40 feet of Vice President Mike Pence before he was escorted to safety. President Trump’s public and private attempts to pressure Pence into blocking certification of President Biden’s victory were the focus of the committee’s third public hearing. The […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Marion County says new election equipment will allow it to count votes faster. The county will spend $2 million on machines which add a bar code to your absentee ballot when it’s mailed to you. That means they can track whether it’s on its way or lost in the mail. It’ll also let […]

SIMI VALLEY, Ca.–Former Vice President Mike Pence said he’s “proud” that Congress certified President Joe Biden’s victory on January 6 after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol. Pence, who was the Governor of Indiana from 2013-2017, spoke at the Reagan Library on Thursday. “There are those in our party (Republican party) who believe that, in […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Senate Republicans still want to add extra security measures around absentee ballots. The House scrapped most of a Senate-passed bill requiring a Social Security or driver’s license number when you request an absentee ballot. Instead, the chamber voted to add that requirement when requesting a ballot online. Salem Republican Erin Houchin, who authored […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Legislators have sharply scaled back a bill adding absentee-ballot requirements. Last year, Governor Holcomb worked with the Indiana Election Commission to delay Indiana’s primary by a month because of the coronavirus pandemic, and allow all voters to vote absentee. The Senate passed a bill declaring only the legislature can do that. But four […]

WASHINGTON  —  Joe Biden is officially the 46th President of the United States.  He was sworn in Tuesday morning by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. “This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve,” Biden said in his inauguration speech. Biden called this a […]

President Trump has posted his response to Wednesday’s attack on The Capitol. The tone the president carried Wednesday was much different than Thursday’s address. At Trump’s “Save America” rally in DC Wednesday, he said he would “never concede.” Following the rally, a march to The Capitol took place, resulting in rioters breaching security inside the […]

WASHINGTON — President Trump says he’s focused on ensuring a smooth transition of power. In an online video, Trump acknowledged that a new administration will soon lead the nation.  It’s the closest Trump has come to conceding defeat since Election Day. “A new administration will be inaugurated on Jan. 20,” Trump said in a pre-recorded videotaped at the White […]

WASHINGTON — Indiana Congressman Jim Banks is lambasting those who took part in the violence that took place on Capitol Hill on Wednesday in Washington. Banks, who was one of the lawmakers in Congress who objected to certain electors as a joint session of Congress took up a measure to certify the Electoral College results, […]

WASHINGTON — A very long day on Capitol Hill finally came to an end at around 3:41 a.m. Thursday morning as the House and Senate voted to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election. “The votes for president of the United States are as follows,” Vice President Mike Pence said presiding over a joint […]