Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6, disrupting Congress's certification of Joe Biden as president-elect. Coup experts explain this violent insurrection wasn't technically a coup.
The 1887 Electoral Count Act spells out the process for Congress to convene and review election results on Jan. 6, and it requires both the House and Senate to uphold any challenges to Biden's win.
Biden's winning campaign message was one of unity. But even the people who study polarization can't agree on whether it's possible to unify the United States.
Lawmakers are unlikely to grant Puerto Rico's request for admission into the Union – unless, perhaps, the Democrats win both Senate seats in Georgia's Jan. 5 runoff election.
A survey of 800 foreign policy experts identified four international issues where Republicans and Democrats may actually cooperate to get something done – and one area of severe disagreement.
The Biden administration plans to push for a bold stimulus package to bolster the ailing American economy. An economist explains what he's up against.