WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep …
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As thousands of pro-Trump demonstrators marched — with some breaking into the U.S. Capitol and storming the chambers — several politicians representing Frederick County were quickly placed on lockdown, finding secure locations to shelter in place during a hectic day in the nation's capital.
Frederick will hire an outside firm to conduct an independent investigation of allegations against one of the city’s aldermen accused of inappropriate conduct with women.
WASHINGTON — The Electoral College gave Joe Biden a solid majority of its votes Monday, confirming his victory in last month’s election in state-by-state voting that took on added importance this year because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he lost.
Donald Trump was not the first presidential candidate to perform notably better on Election Day than pre-election polling had predicted. Ronald Reagan did it in the 1980 election. So did Bob Dole in 1996.
WASHINGTON — Disputing President Donald Trump’s persistent, baseless claims, Attorney General William Barr declared Tuesday the U.S. Justice Department has uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud that could change the outcome of the 2020 election.
ATLANTA (AP) — Some establishment Republicans are sounding alarms that President Donald Trump’s conspiratorial denials of his own defeat could threaten the party’s ability to win a Senate majority and counter President-elect Joe Biden’s administration.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.
In the early months of the Trump administration, Washington was awash with rumors that the two parties were hard at work on a bipartisan deal on infrastructure spending.
Official results for the Frederick County Board of Election race have yet to be called, although Sue Johnson continues to maintain her lead over the other candidates.
Sue Johnson is expected to be one of three candidates joining the Board of Education in December, pending certification of local election results.
Middletown will hold a special election in February to fill the seat of former Commissioner Larry Bussard, with a convention to nominate candidates to be held in early January.
WASHINGTON — In her first speech as vice president-elect, Kamala Harris invoked not only the historic nature of her election, but also praised those who came before her to help pave the path to the White House.
As news organizations were calling the presidential race Saturday in favor of Democratic nominees Joe Biden and Kamala Harris over Republican President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, Frederick County also likely saw a historic shift.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump never admits defeat. But he faces a stark choice now that Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House: Concede graciously for the sake of the nation or don’t — and get evicted anyway.
Sen. Mitt Romney said Republican gains in down-ballot races in last week's election were an endorsement of conservative principles, while losing the White House was "a referendum on a person."
WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden signaled on Sunday he plans to move quickly to build out his government, focusing first on the raging pandemic that will likely dominate the early days of his administration.
Following a week of watching the news and hoping for their desired outcome, some Frederick County residents took to Carroll Creek Linear Park on Saturday night to celebrate the victory of President-elect Joe Biden.
As Election Day ground on into “election week,” it became increasingly clear that Democrat Joe Biden would oust President Donald Trump from the White House. Late-counted ballots in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Georgia continued to keep Biden in the lead and offered him multiple paths to victory.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, who defied political gravity with his extraordinary rise from reality star and businessman to the presidency, has fallen back to earth.
Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American history.”