2020 Elections
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January 26, 2021, 2:06 AM

GOP Ohio Sen. Portman not seeking reelection, cites gridlock

Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio says he won't seek reelection and plans to end a career in federal government spanning more than three decades
January 26, 2021, 2:06 AM
GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio won't seek reelection
January 25, 2021, 7:01 PM

Watchdog probes if DOJ officials tried to overturn election

The Justice Department’s inspector general is launching an investigation to examine whether any former or current department officials “engaged in an improper attempt” to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election
January 25, 2021, 7:01 PM
January 25, 2021, 6:22 PM

Dominion files defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani

Ontario-based Dominion is seeking more than $1.3 billion in damages.
January 25, 2021, 6:22 PM
Dominion files defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani
January 24, 2021, 10:37 PM

Sen. Rand Paul continues making false claims of 2020 election fraud

Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Rand Paul appeared on ABC's "This Week."
January 24, 2021, 10:37 PM
Sen. Rand Paul continues making false claims of 2020 election fraud
January 24, 2021, 4:45 PM

'Debate over whether or not there was (election) fraud should occur': Sen. Paul

George Stephanopoulos interviews Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on "This Week."
January 24, 2021, 4:45 PM
'Debate over whether or not there was (election) fraud should occur': Sen. Paul
January 20, 2021, 9:07 AM

Kamala Harris: Everything you need to know about the new vice president

Everything you need to know about Sen. Kamala Harris, who is becoming the first woman to serve as vice president.
January 20, 2021, 9:07 AM
Kamala Harris: Everything you need to know about the VP
January 19, 2021, 11:29 PM

Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

The founder and CEO of MyPillow, who amplified President Donald Trump’s claims of election fraud, said a backlash against his company has begun after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol this month
January 19, 2021, 11:29 PM
January 19, 2021, 9:11 PM

Rep. Cori Bush wants to expel Congress members who tried to overturn election

The Missouri congresswoman speaks out about her fellow House members, the “white supremacist in chief” and compares the treatment of the Capitol insurrectionists to BLM protesters.
January 19, 2021, 9:11 PM
Rep. Cori Bush wants to expel Congress members who tried to overturn election
January 15, 2021, 8:47 PM

No charges in Pennsylvania discarded-ballots case

A federal prosecutors says no criminal charges will be filed against a temporary elections worker authorities have said mistakenly discarded nine military ballots ahead of the November presidential election
January 15, 2021, 8:47 PM
No charges in Pennsylvania discarded-ballots case
January 13, 2021, 3:34 PM

Armed protests being planned at all 50 state capitols, FBI bulletin says

An internal FBI bulletin showed armed protests and the "storming" of buildings are being planned for all 50 state capitols leading up to and on Inauguration Day.
January 13, 2021, 3:34 PM
Armed protests being planned at all 50 state capitols, FBI bulletin says
January 11, 2021, 1:45 PM

How athletes helped turn Georgia blue

Leading up to Georgia’s runoff Senate races last week, players for the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream rallied voters to support the Rev. Raphael Warnock.
January 11, 2021, 1:45 PM
How athletes helped turn Georgia blue
January 10, 2021, 4:30 PM

Georgia state voting manager speaks on Trump’s accusation of election fraud

Gabriel Sterling, Georgia’s statewide voting system implementation manager, speaks on the Georgia state runoff elections, the siege at the Capitol and whether Trump should be impeached.
January 10, 2021, 4:30 PM
Georgia state voting manager speaks on Trump’s accusation of election fraud
January 9, 2021, 6:44 PM

Georgia's GOP governor under fire after US Senate losses

2020 election cycle has bruised Gov. Kemp, even though he wasn't on the ballot.
January 9, 2021, 6:44 PM
January 8, 2021, 11:57 PM

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman 'taking a hard look' at Senate run in 2022

The high-profile race will help determine future control of the Senate.
January 8, 2021, 11:57 PM
Pennsylvania progressive Democrat 'taking a hard look' at 2022 Senate run
January 8, 2021, 4:51 PM

Voting machine company files $1.3B suit against pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell, who pushed false election claims

Dominion Voting Systems on Friday filed a defamation lawsuit against attorney Sidney Powell.
January 8, 2021, 4:51 PM
Voting machine company sues pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell for false claims
January 7, 2021, 9:04 PM

After years of work, Abrams takes victory lap in Georgia

Stacey Abrams spent years trying to convince Democratic Party leaders that an untapped well of potential voters could upend Republican domination in the state
January 7, 2021, 9:04 PM
January 7, 2021, 1:57 PM

Reflecting on Georgia's 2 Senate runoff victories: Part 6

A community organizer who worked to get out the vote in Georgia for the Senate runoffs discusses the significance of Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock's victories, assuring Democrats Senate control.
January 7, 2021, 1:57 PM
Reflecting on Georgia's 2 Senate runoff victories: Part 6
January 7, 2021, 1:11 PM

Vice President, Congress react to riots as Biden’s victory is certified

Lawmakers from both parties forged ahead in the early hours on Thursday to formally seal Joe Biden’s win as the next president and offered a strong condemnation of the violence from rioters.
January 7, 2021, 1:11 PM
Vice President, Congress react to riots as Biden’s victory is certified
January 7, 2021, 9:09 AM

Democrats gain Senate majority with 2 Georgia wins

Jon Ossoff is projected to win, joining fellow Georgian Rev. Raphael Warnock as Democrats claim control of the Senate.
January 7, 2021, 9:09 AM
Democrats gain Senate majority with 2 Georgia wins
January 7, 2021, 5:21 AM

Senate votes down objections to certifying Arizona electors

The Senate voted down the objection, 93-6.
January 7, 2021, 5:21 AM
Senate votes down objections to certifying Arizona electors
January 7, 2021, 12:46 AM

Against the odds, Georgia Democrats make history with Senate runoffs

Democrats have a majority in the House and are projected to control the Senate.
January 7, 2021, 12:46 AM
Against the odds, Georgia Democrats make history with Senate runoffs
January 6, 2021, 11:17 PM

Democrats projected to take control of Senate with Georgia runoff wins

Jon Ossoff is projected by ABC News to win his Georgia runoff, joining Raphael Warnock to represent the state.
January 6, 2021, 11:17 PM
Democrats projected to take control of Senate with Georgia runoff wins
January 6, 2021, 9:35 PM

Democrats gain control of Senate as Warnock and Ossoff projected to win in Georgia

Control of the Senate and the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda hangs in the balance on Tuesday in Georgia.
January 6, 2021, 9:35 PM
Democrats gain control of Senate as Warnock and Ossoff projected to win in Georgia
January 6, 2021, 7:17 PM

Sen. McConnell rejects GOP challenge to confirming Electoral College vote

The Senate majority leader said he'd "vote to respect the people's decision and defend our system of government as we know it."
January 6, 2021, 7:17 PM
Sen. McConnell rejects GOP challenge to confirming Electoral College vote
January 6, 2021, 6:59 PM

Congress begins ratification of the Electoral College votes

The joint session of Congress convened to ratify the Electoral College results of the 2020 presidential election.
January 6, 2021, 6:59 PM
Congress begins ratification of the Electoral College votes
January 6, 2021, 6:45 PM

'Only in America': Warnock's rise from poverty to US senator

The man elected to be Georgia's first Black senator calls his story one that could only happen in America
January 6, 2021, 6:45 PM
January 6, 2021, 5:53 PM

'This is a historic moment,' Warnock says of projected victory

The Rev. Raphael Warnock joined ABC's "Good Morning America" Wednesday following his historic projected win in one of Georgia's runoff elections.
January 6, 2021, 5:53 PM
'This is a historic moment,' Warnock says of projected victory
January 6, 2021, 3:42 PM

Jon Ossoff comments on GA runoff election

The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate is running against Sen. David Perdue.
January 6, 2021, 3:42 PM
Jon Ossoff comments on GA runoff election
January 6, 2021, 3:34 PM

Control of the Senate at stake in Georgia runoffs

If the Democrats win both seats in the southern state, they'll control the Senate, the House and the presidency. Tom Llamas has the very latest on the results at ABC News Election Headquarters.
January 6, 2021, 3:34 PM
Control of the Senate at stake in Georgia runoffs
January 6, 2021, 3:33 PM

ABC News projects Warnock will defeat Loeffler in Georgia Senate race, becoming state's 1st Black senator

The Rev. Raphael Warnock, a prominent Black preacher who leads Atlanta's storied Ebenezer Baptist Church, has secured a barrier-breaking victory in Georgia.
January 6, 2021, 3:33 PM
ABC News projects Warnock will defeat Loeffler, becoming Georgia's 1st Black senator
January 6, 2021, 2:04 PM

Georgia's Senate seats will be determined by runoff elections some say are tainted with racism

Runoff races in Georgia have ties to racial oppression, some political observers argue.
January 6, 2021, 2:04 PM
A look at the history of runoff elections in Georgia
January 6, 2021, 1:56 PM

Blacks and Democrats maintain their turnout, producing two tight races for Senate control

Democratic turnout often lags in runoffs; not so this time.
January 6, 2021, 1:56 PM
Blacks and Democrats maintain their turnout, producing two tight races for Senate
January 6, 2021, 12:55 PM

Rev. Raphael Warnock speaks after projected victory in Georgia Senate runoff

The preacher, who leads the same church once led by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will make history as the first Black senator in the state of Georgia.
January 6, 2021, 12:55 PM
Rev. Raphael Warnock speaks after projected victory in Georgia Senate runoff
January 6, 2021, 12:55 PM

Warnock projected winner of Georgia Senate race, 2nd race too close to call

ABC News projects Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock will defeat incumbent GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler, while votes between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Sen. David Perdue are still being tallied.
January 6, 2021, 12:55 PM
Warnock projected winner of Georgia Senate race, 2nd race too close to call
January 6, 2021, 12:54 PM

Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel on how Biden's electoral vote win could play out

The former New Jersey governor and former Chicago mayor discuss what happens when the president-elect is declared formally by Congress.
January 6, 2021, 12:54 PM
Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel on how Biden's electoral vote win could play out
January 6, 2021, 12:35 PM

Did Republicans turn out to vote red in Georgia’s runoffs?

With a projected win for at least one Democratic challenger, ABC News contributors Chris Christie, Rahm Emmanuel, Yvette Simpson and Sara Fagen discuss whether Trump’s call had an effect on the races.
January 6, 2021, 12:35 PM
Did Republicans turn out to vote red in Georgia’s runoffs?
January 6, 2021, 12:35 PM

Georgia polls close after bitter runoff campaigns, fierce get-out-the-vote efforts

Georgia voters turned out in record numbers for the runoffs, which will determine Senate control. With ABC News projecting a win for at least one Democratic challenger, “Nightline” is on the ground.
January 6, 2021, 12:35 PM
Georgia polls close after bitter runoff campaigns, fierce get-out-the-vote efforts
January 6, 2021, 5:27 AM

Georgia counts ballots as US Senate control hangs in balance

Georgia officials are counting the final votes of the nation’s turbulent 2020 election season as polls closed in two critical races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate and, in turn, the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative agenda
January 6, 2021, 5:27 AM
Decision day in Georgia with Senate majority at stake
January 6, 2021, 5:13 AM

Votes being counted in Georgia runoffs

Voters were lining up before polls opened Tuesday. The runoffs will affect far more than Georgia -- it will decide if Republicans keep control of the Senate.
January 6, 2021, 5:13 AM
Votes being counted in Georgia runoffs
January 6, 2021, 5:12 AM

By the Numbers: Georgia’s runoff system may be tainted by racism

Georgia’s unique runoff election system began during the civil rights era, and some historians call it a continuation of discriminatory voting practices.
January 6, 2021, 5:12 AM
By the Numbers: Georgia’s runoff system may be tainted by racism
January 6, 2021, 4:39 AM

Trump insists, falsely, that Pence can decertify results

“I hope Mike Pence comes through for us, I have to tell you," Trump said.
January 6, 2021, 4:39 AM
Loyal soldier Pence torn between Trump, Constitution
January 6, 2021, 12:33 AM

Georgia runoffs will decide who controls US Senate

Millions of Georgians have cast their votes in the critical runoff election.
January 6, 2021, 12:33 AM
Georgia runoffs will decide who controls US Senate
January 6, 2021, 12:32 AM

Battle for the Senate

Georgia runoff elections are set to determine who controls the U.S. Senate.
January 6, 2021, 12:32 AM
Battle for the Senate
January 6, 2021, 12:31 AM

Election day in Georgia

The president and CEO of the NAACP and the CEO of The New Georgia Project discuss Georgia voter turnout.
January 6, 2021, 12:31 AM
Election day in Georgia
January 5, 2021, 11:37 PM

Will Georgia's shift toward the Democratic Party continue? | FiveThirtyEight

Democrats hope Georgia will become the next Virginia, but it could be the next North Carolina.
January 5, 2021, 11:37 PM
Will Georgia's shift toward the Democratic Party continue? | FiveThirtyEight
January 5, 2021, 6:51 PM

How to watch the Georgia Senate runoffs like a pro | FiveThirtyEight

Here’s what to watch for during the Georgia Senate runoffs.
January 5, 2021, 6:51 PM
How to watch the Georgia Senate runoffs like a pro | FiveThirtyEight
January 5, 2021, 6:49 PM

Georgians line up to vote in Senate runoff election

Democrats need to win both races in Georgia for a 50-50 tie which would give Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the deciding vote.
January 5, 2021, 6:49 PM
Georgians line up to vote in Senate runoff election
January 5, 2021, 6:47 PM

Jon Ossoff calls Trump’s effort to overturn the election an ‘attack on Georgia voters’

The Georgia Democratic Senate candidate responded to Republicans’ presidential election challenge and his runoff election.
January 5, 2021, 6:47 PM
Jon Ossoff calls Trump’s effort to overturn the election an ‘attack on Georgia voters
January 5, 2021, 5:40 PM

In 'mecca of hip-hop,' rappers rally for Georgia Democrats ahead of Senate runoffs

Hip-hop artists, from T.I. to Jeezy, are rallying voters ahead of the Georgia Senate runoffs, hoping to boost support for Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.
January 5, 2021, 5:40 PM
In 'mecca of hip-hop,' rappers rally for Georgia Democrats ahead of Senate runoffs
January 5, 2021, 3:50 PM

DC National Guard activated ahead of protests

The Pentagon has approved the activation of the D.C. National Guard to help local law enforcement ahead of protests.
January 5, 2021, 3:50 PM
DC National Guard activated ahead of protests