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Biden's dogs bring return of presidential pets to the White House

Trump was the first president in more than a century not to have a pet.
3 hours ago
Joe Biden's dogs, Major and Champ, in a photo posted to Joe Biden's Instagram account.
January 17

Impeachment needed to bar Trump from running for federal office: Rep. Joaquin Castro

"I'm calling on my party to restore trust," GOP Rep. Peter Meijer said Sunday.
January 17
Rep. Joacquin Castro and Rep. Peter Meijer are shown in a composite file image.
January 17

Why Joe Biden's inauguration will be like no other -- and how to watch

Here is how you can watch the inauguration on January 20th.
January 17
Chairs are set up as the stage for the Presidential Inauguration is prepared outside the Capitol, Jan. 12, 2021.
January 17

Kamala Harris set to resign from US Senate so she can preside over it

Harris is only the second Black woman to serve in the Senate.
January 17
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Jan. 7, 2021, to announce key nominees for the Justice Department.
January 17

Biden team preparing for 'any scenario that should arise' on Inauguration Day

'Our plan and our expectation' for Biden to take oath outside the U.S. Capitol.
January 17
Biden deputy campaign manager and communication director Kate Bedingfield is interviewed on "This Week," August 23, 2020.
January 17

How 1 school district thought outside the box to get kids back in the classroom

Around 70% of students are going in person, thanks to a saliva testing system.
January 17
In this undated file photo, students walk up stairs on their way to class.
January 17

'This Week' Transcript 1-17-21: Bedingfield, Castro and Meijer

This is a rush transcript for "This Week," airing Sunday, January 17.
January 17
Rep. Joaquin Castro walks in the Capitol before the House vote to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection, Jan. 13, 2021.
January 17

House members test positive for COVID-19 following siege on Capitol

Some Republican lawmakers refused to wear masks while sheltering in place.
January 17
Protesters gather outside the U.S. Capitol Building, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.
January 17

For Trump, 68% oppose a self-pardon; Biden sees positive marks for transition: POLL

Still, Biden trails other recent presidents on how he's handled the transition.
January 17
President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One to depart Washington on travel to visit the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Texas, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Jan. 12, 2021.
January 16

Inside look at how 25,000 National Guardsmen are arriving in Washington, DC

A major logistical feat was organized on short notice.
January 16
National Guardsmen at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, ready their gear ahead after arriving at the base. They are part of the 25,000 National Guardsmen who will help provide security at the Presidential Inauguration, Jan. 16, 2021.
January 16

Biden introduces Dr. Maria Zuber

Dr. Maria Zuber remarks on being selected as co-chair of the president’s council of advisers on science and technology.
January 16
VIDEO: Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden introduces Dr. Maria Zuber
January 16

Biden introduces Dr. Frances H. Arnold

Dr. Frances H Arnold remarks on being selected as co-chair of the president’s council of advisers on science and technology.
January 16
VIDEO: Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden introduces Dr. Frances H. Arnold
January 16

Harris to be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor at inauguration

Justice Sonia Sotomayor is another historic female first.
January 16
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks  at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del., Jan. 8, 2021.
January 16

Man seen smoking cigar during Capitol siege arrested: FBI

Dominic Pezzola was charged with smashing a window.
January 16
Dominic Pezzola stands with fellow rioter Jacob Anthony Chansley among the crowd of supporters of President Donald Trump as they confront Capitol police officers trying to stop them from further entering the Capitol after security was breached in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
January 15

Beyond domestic terror, officials eye foreign ops, drones as threats to inauguration

Several federal and local agencies issued a joint threat assessment.
January 15
Workers install razor wire atop the unscalable fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol ahead of the upcoming inauguration in Washington, Jan. 14, 2021.
January 15

'Like a medieval battle scene': Officers recount being attacked by Capitol mob

Two officers assaulted by Trump rioters told their stories to ABC News.
January 15
Metropolitan Police Department Office Daniel Hodges speaks with ABC News' Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas about his experience at the U.S. Capitol when a mob of President Trump supporters attempted to get in.
January 15

Trump plans to leave Washington Inauguration Day morning; Pence, Harris speak

He wants a "military-like" sendoff, sources said.
January 15
President Donald Trump walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Jan. 12, 2021 in Washington.
January 15

Governors angrily accuse Trump administration of misleading states on vaccine supply

The administration called to expand eligibility, but had few extra doses.
January 15
A registered nurse administers the COVID-19 vaccine into the arm of a woman at the Corona High School gymnasium in the Riverside County city of Corona, Calif., Jan. 15, 2021.
January 15

Biden announces 5-point COVID response plan

President-elect Joe Biden outlined a five-point vaccination plan Friday to ramp up rollout when he takes office.
January 15
Biden announces 5-point COVID response plan
January 15

How Joe Biden's inauguration will be different from previous years

The pandemic and civil unrest across the country will have an impact on presidential inaugural traditions.
January 15
The pandemic and civil unrest across the country will have an impact on presidential inaugural traditions.
January 15

Sunday on 'This Week': Kate Bedingfield, Rep. Joaquin Castro and Rep. Peter Meijer

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, January 17.
January 15
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
January 15

New sheriff is 1st woman and LGBTQ person to hold position in Ohio county

Charmaine McGuffey is Hamilton County's new sheriff.
January 15
Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey makes history as the first female sheriff and openly LGBTQ+ person to hold the department's highest office in Hamilton County.
January 15

Why James Comey is concerned about Trump's post-presidency intelligence briefings

"The guy’s a lying demagogue who you can’t trust," the former FBI chief said.
January 15
Former FBI chief James Comey joins "The View" on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.
January 15

Inaugural addresses through the years

A look back at moments from inauguration speeches throughout history.
January 15
A look back at moments from inauguration speeches throughout history.
January 15

Companies target GOP with fundraising pullback. How much will it matter?

"It's largely symbolic," an expert said of businesses withholding funds.
January 15
People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase & Co. at it's headquarters in Manhattan, Oct. 2, 2012 in New York City.
January 15

Pelosi declines to say when she will send impeachment article to Senate

A Senate trial of President Trump would begin the day after the article is sent.
January 15
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 15, 2021. Pelosi will task retired general Russel Honore with the security review after the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.
January 15

Seeds of 3rd party grow in Capitol siege’s wake: The Note

Trump’s movement remains strong. What’s not clear is that it stays in the GOP.
January 15
Barbed wire is installed on security fencing surrounding the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 14, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
January 15

With partial blame for the Capitol attack, majority favors barring Trump from office

Fifty-four percent also say Trump should be charged with inciting a riot.
January 15
President Donald Trump waves as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Jan. 12, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Following last week's deadly pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol, President Trump is making his first public appearance with a trip to the town of Alamo, Texas to view the construction of the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
January 15

6 questions about Trump's 2nd impeachment trial answered, much still unknown

Much has changed since Trump's first impeachment trial.
January 15
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi raps her gavel after the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time in little over a year in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 13, 2021, in Washington, DC.
January 15

Sending US carrier back to Middle East will keep Iran tensions low, top admiral says

The USS Nimitz was ordered back to the Middle East two weeks ago.
January 15
Adm. Mike Gilday, chief of naval operations, left, greets Chief Gas Turbine System Technician Tyronn Hampton aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 13, 2021.
January 14

Lawmakers introduce bill to honor officer who led Capitol rioters away from Senate

The bipartisan bill would honor the officer with the Congressional Gold Medal.
January 14
Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman confronts a mob of President Trump's supporters inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 14

Biden announces vaccination plan, economic rescue package in evening address

His plan includes sending the $2,000 relief payments he's proposed.
January 14
President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks before announcing members of his cabinet that will round out his economic team in Wilmington, Del., Jan. 8, 2021.
January 14

Sessions' DOJ 'driving force' behind family separation policy: Watchdog report

Ove 500 children remain separated from their families as of October 2020.
January 14
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces the creation of a new initiative to crack down on Chinese intelligence officials pilfering intellectual property from US corporations through hacking and espionage during a press conference at the Justice Department in Washington, DC, Nov. 1, 2018.
January 14

Nation's capital being turned into 'fortress Washington' ahead of inauguration

Vice President Mike Pence visited National Guardsmen at the Capitol.
January 14
Barbed wire is installed on security fencing surrounding the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 14, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
January 14

Cindy McCain on Arizona GOP censure: 'It's time' Republicans 'get back on track'

Her late husband, Sen. John McCain, was censured by Arizona Republicans in 2014.
January 14
Cindy McCain joins "The View" on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2020.
January 14

Joe Biden to shore up Affordable Care Act after Trump assault on health law

Biden's "public option" plan is in play, but not a top health care priority.
January 14
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks on healthcare at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware, Oct. 28, 2020.
January 14

‘The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala D. Harris’ | Wednesday

The historic Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala D. Harris. Beginning Wednesday on ABC and streaming on ABC News Live.
January 14
VIDEO: ‘The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala D. Harris’ | Wednesday
January 14

White House set to receive deep cleaning ahead of inauguration

More than $200,000 will be spent on additional cleaning services.
January 14
The White House stands at dusk on Jan. 13, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
January 14

Trump isolated during final days as Senate trial looms

But he has retained much support among Republicans nationwide.
January 14
President Donald Trump steps into the Rose Garden before speaking to the media at the White House on July 14, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
January 14

FAA toughens unruly passenger policy after flight disruptions in wake of Capitol riot

Passengers who interfere with crew members could face jail time, hefty fines.
January 14
A woman flying from Charlotte to D.C. was filmed refusing to wear a mask and shouting in the aisle. American confirmed the woman is now banned from the airline pending further investigation, Jan. 10, 2020.
January 14

How the impeachment process works

What does it take to remove a president from office?
January 14
How the impeachment process works
January 14

Historic House vote: 10 Republicans vote with Democrats to impeach President Trump

Discussions inside the White House include the upcoming Senate trial and a potential round of new presidential pardons, potentially one for President Trump himself.
January 14
VIDEO: Historic House vote: 10 Republicans vote with Democrats to impeach President Trump
January 14

DHS official warns taking down social media accounts could hurt intel gathering

The concern is extremists are moving to hard-to-track encrypted channels.
January 14
The Department of Homeland Security logo marks a law enforcement vehicle in Washington, March 7, 2017.
January 14

Democrats demand probe into nature of Capitol tours on day before assault

They claim "suspicious behavior" on the day before the attack.
January 14
Protesters interact with Capitol Police inside the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C., after they breached the building while a joint session to certify the electoral college votes was taking place.
January 14

President Trump faces Senate trial after historic House vote on impeachment

Ten Republican members voted with Democrats making it the most bipartisan impeachment vote ever, and Democrats are calling for an investigation into their colleagues after alleged suspicious activity.
January 14
VIDEO: President Trump faces Senate trial after historic House vote on impeachment
January 14

Rep. James Clyburn wants to make the 'Black national anthem' a national hymn

"Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" was originally a poem by James Weldon Johnson.
January 14
Rep. James Clyburn speaks during a news conference to discuss an upcoming House vote regarding statues on Capitol Hill, July 22, 2020.
January 14

Security teams turn Washington, D.C., into fortress ahead of Inauguration Day

Footage shows military and security teams securing the Capitol ahead of Inauguration Day.
January 14
Footage shows military and security teams securing the Capitol ahead of Inauguration Day.
January 14

Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to perform at Biden’s inauguration

Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato and Justin Timberlake will also be involved.
January 14
In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 file photo, President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., to announce key administration posts.
January 14

Impeachment vote sets up challenge for Biden and new Senate: The Note

If an impeachment trial happens, it will likely be after the inauguration.
January 14
President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks after he announced cabinet nominees that will round out his economic team, including secretaries of commerce and labor, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Jan. 8, 2021.
January 13

In their own words: Representatives discuss impeachment

House members make their case for and against the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
January 13
VIDEO: In their own words: Representatives discuss impeachment

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