Fact-checking Trump’s call with Georgia’s secretary of state

In the now-notorious phone call between President Donald Trump, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and staff, the President repeated multiple false claims in an effort to claim victory in Georgia, a state he lost to President-elect Joe Biden. Link...

Gov. Spencer Cox takes oath of office, becomes Utah’s 18th governor

Gov. Spencer Cox takes oath of office, becomes Utah’s 18th governor, Monday morning, Jan. 4, 2021 in Ivin, Utah. | State of Utah IVINS, Washington County — Spencer Cox is officially Utah’s 18th governor at 45 years old, succeeding now former Gov. Gary Herbert. Cox and his lieutenant, Deidre...

D.C. National Guard activated to respond to pro-Trump protests

The D.C. National Guard has been activated to respond to protests expected this week in the capital when Congress certifies that President-elect Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump, city officials said at a news conference on Monday. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser requested that city’s National Guard support local...

D.C. Police to contact GOP Rep. Boebert about plans to bring Glock to work

Washington D.C.’s police chief said Monday he intends to reach out to GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert about her intention to carry a Glock handgun in the city, which has strict limits on carrying concealed firearms. Chief Robert Contee III, asked during a press conference about the newly-elected Colorado lawmaker’s...

The culture war will continue to rage in 2021

Photo illustration by Michelle Budge Abortion, cancel culture and other issues that will define the struggle over America’s soul Twelve years ago, when historian Andrew Hartman began compiling a history of the culture war in the U.S., he wrote in past tense. Hartman believed that an existential struggle over...