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Past articles by Mary:

Coronavirus lab leak theory finds growing support

“There is not a consensus right now in the U.S. government about exactly how COVID started,” John Kirby, the spokesman for the National Security Council, said. → Read More

McCarthy gives Tucker Carlson access to Jan. 6 footage, raising alarms

Thousands of hours of surveillance footage from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol are being made available to Fox News host Tucker Carlson. → Read More

Fetterman draws praise for getting help for depression

Fetterman’s public struggle is notable as few politicians talk about their own mental health, even while members of both parties seek to expand aid for it. → Read More

5 women, immense power: Can they keep US from fiscal brink?

For the first time in history, the leaders of the two congressional spending committees are women and the Office of Management and Budget is led by a Black woman. → Read More

House GOP passes 2 anti-abortion measures

The GOP approved two measures Wednesday that make clear they want abortion restraints after the Supreme Court overruled the federal right to abortion last year. → Read More

Jan. 6 takeaways: Final revelations from investigation

The nine-member committee conducted more than 1,000 interviews, and the lawmakers are gradually releasing hundreds of transcripts after issuing a final report. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel pushes Trump's prosecution in forceful finish

While a criminal referral is symbolic, with the Justice Department ultimately deciding whether to prosecute Trump or others, it is a decisive end to the probe. → Read More

Same-sex marriage protection bill passes House, Biden expected to sign soon

The bill to protect same-sex unions had a robust and unexpected show of support from Republicans, showing how the issue has evolved in recent decades. → Read More

Officers to receive Congressional Gold Medals for Jan. 6

The ceremony at the Capitol comes as Democrats, just weeks away from losing their House majority, race to finish a nearly 18-month investigation of the insurrection. → Read More

Senate passes bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act

Democrats are moving quickly while the party still holds the majority in both chambers of Congress to send the bill to the House and then to President Biden's desk. → Read More

McConnell reelected Senate GOP leader; Scott's bid rejected

Scott's bid came amid fallout from the midterms, when Republicans failed to take the Senate majority. → Read More

Senate moves ahead with vote on same-sex marriage bill

Schumer is planning a test vote on the same-sex marriage bill Wednesday, betting at least 10 Republicans will vote with all Democrats to advance the legislation. → Read More

After Pelosi attack, House chair wants answers from police

In a letter to the head of Capitol Police, Rep. Zoe Lofgren said the attack on Paul Pelosi raises “significant questions" about lawmakers' safety. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel issues subpoena to Trump, demanding he testify

It is unclear how Trump and his legal team will respond to the subpoena. → Read More

Trump's subpoena and what's next for the Jan. 6 panel

Trump has been relentlessly hostile to the investigation, calling it a “charade and a witch hunt” in a 14-page letter to the committee on Friday. → Read More

Jan. 6 takeaways: Subpoena for Trump, warnings on democracy

The panel returned Thursday for an October hearing, weeks ahead of the election, with new details about President Donald Trump’s state of mind on Jan. 6, 2021. → Read More

Bipartisan effort to update 1887 election law clears Senate hurdle

The legislation would clarify and expand parts of the 1887 Electoral Count Act, which, along with the Constitution, governs how states and Congress certify electors. → Read More

Virginia Thomas agrees to interview with Jan. 6 panel

The committee has sought an interview with Thomas to know more about her role in trying to help former President Donald Trump overturn his election defeat. → Read More

What's in the House and Senate bills overhauling the Electoral Count Act?

The central idea behind House and Senate bills to reform a 19th century federal election law is simple: Congress should not decide presidential elections. → Read More

House Democrats to vote on changes to the Electoral Count Act

Lawmakers want to change the Electoral Count Act after Trump and his allies tried to exploit the law after the election to try to keep Biden out of office. → Read More