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  • Bills Win First N.F.L. Playoff Game in Nearly 25 Years

    The annals of the Buffalo Bills’ franchise history are speckled with grief and calamity. The team lost four consecutive Super Bowls, went 18 seasons between playoff appearances and once lost a wild-card game on a last-second kickoff return off a lateral. Buffalo fans have seen some stuff. And they did again on Saturday, when winning […] More

  • After a Day of Violence on Capitol Hill, Congress Certifies Biden’s Win – Mother Jones

    Saul Loeb/Pool/CNP/Zuma Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters. Following an extraordinary day of violence and chaos in which pro-Trump insurrectionists stormed the Capitol Building and shut down the counting of Electoral College votes, Congress finally certified […] More

  • Congress’s vote to certify Biden’s win: How to watch, what to expect, and schedule

    The final step in making the results of the 2020 presidential election official — before Inauguration Day itself — takes place Wednesday, January 6, when Congress counts the Electoral College votes and formally confirms Joe Biden’s win. This usually isn’t a particularly dramatic occasion, since the Electoral College vote count — 306 votes for Biden, […] More

  • Georgia election results: Democrats win Senate majority control

    Winning a pair of January 5 Senate runoffs in Georgia, Democrats have regained control of the US Senate, but just barely. By capturing Georgia’s Senate seats — an impressive feat few political observers thought likely after the November election — Democrats have given themselves the barest of Senate majorities. They are technically split 50-50 with […] More

  • Warnock With Historic Win In GA Runoff As Eyes Drift To Perdue-Ossoff Race

    Democrat Reverend Raphael Warnock has won the special Senate runoff in Georgia, toppling Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) just two years after she was appointed to fill retired Sen. Johnny Isakson’s (R-GA) seat. It’s a historic triumph, as Warnock will be the first ever Black senator from Georgia. “The other day, because this is America, the […] More

  • Democrats are on track to win both Georgia runoffs and retake the Senate

    The likely victories cap off a remarkable election cycle that saw Biden become the first Democrat to carry Georgia’s electoral votes since Bill Clinton in 1992. They would also see Democrats reverse a long history of desultory turnout in runoff elections, which were originally put in place precisely to prevent Black candidates from winning office, […] More

  • Democrats Now Favorites to Win Georgia As Votes Remain to Be Counted

    The Democrats now appear favored to prevail in both of their Senate races in Georgia, and therefore are the favorites to take control of the U.S. Senate. The two Republican candidates hold small leads in the vote count, and still have a chance to hold onto those advantages, but most of the remaining vote is […] More

  • Democrats Are Currently Favored To Win Control Of The Senate

    Rev. Raphael Warnock is projected to beat Kelly Loeffler, and Jon Ossoff is in a good position against David Perdue, so Democrats are now favored to win control of the US Senate. Dave Wasserman of The Cook Political Report and NBC News tweeted: Democrats are the favorites in the Ossoff/Perdue race as well, which means […] More

  • Raphael Warnock Projected To Win Georgia Senate Seat

    Dave Wasserman projects that Raphael Warnock will defeat Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler in the Georgia Senate runoff. Wasserman tweeted: I’ve seen enough. Raphael Warnock (D) defeats Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) in GA’s special Senate runoff. #GASEN — Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) January 6, 2021 Loeffler may have just retaken the lead in the count, but she’s […] More

  • DC Braces For Phalanx Of Angry Extremists Seeking ‘Wild’ Time Blocking Biden Win

    There have been two “Stop the Steal” rallies in Washington, D.C. since President Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden. But this time, for Wednesday’s effort to prevent the certification of Biden’s victory, they’re bringing out the big guns. That’s figuratively and literally: Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the right-wing street gang The Proud Boys, was […] More

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