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Quiet and low profile, Mike Donilon is Biden’s White House ‘wise man’

Donilon is not well known outside of Washington and his hometown of Providence. But he shepherds and fortifies Biden's message to the outside world while keeping the White House internally focused on what matters most to the president.

Highlights: What’s changed in the Senate’s virus relief bill

Senate Democrats came out with their version of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. A look at some of the major changes in the bill now being considered by the Senate versus what passed the House last week.

A midlevel member of the Trump State Dept. has been arrested on charges related to the Capitol attack

Federico Klein is the first member of the Trump administration to face criminal charges in connection with the storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.

Capitol Police chief appeals for National Guard to stay

Worried about continuing threats, the acting chief of the US Capitol Police has appealed to congressional leaders to use their influence to keep National Guard troops at the Capitol, two months after the law enforcement breakdowns of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection.

Johnson halts action on stimulus bill with a demand to read it aloud

With President Biden’s nearly $2 trillion stimulus bill moving toward passage, Senator Ron Johnson brought proceedings to a halt Thursday by demanding that Senate clerks recite the 628-page plan word by word, delaying action to register his objections.

Senate energy panel backs Haaland for interior secretary

The committee's approval clears the way for a Senate vote that is likely to make Representative Deb Haaland the first Native American person to lead a Cabinet agency.

Police request 60-day extension of Guard at US Capitol

he Capitol Police have requested that members of the National Guard continue to provide security at the US Capitol for another two months,

Police request 60-day extension of National Guard at US Capitol

The request underscores the continuing concerns about security and the potential for violence at the Capitol, two months after rioters breached the building in violence that left five people dead.