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The U.S. House of Representatives is debating an article of impeachment against President Trump following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. The article charges Trump with incitement of insurrection. West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he will vote to impeach the President. The St. Joseph Republican says "The Congress must hold President Trump to account." Watch the debate and vote live.

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West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says President Donald Trump is responsible for the mob that violently attacked the Capitol Building on Wednesday, January 6.

Liam James Doyle / NPR

Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud. President Trump continues to baselessly claim that he won the election rather than Joe Biden, who is set to be sworn into office on Jan. 20. Watch the proceedings live.


Georgians are voting in two Senate runoff elections on Tuesday. Incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue face Democratic challengers Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. The races were too close to call in November and now their outcome determines the balance of power in the Senate. Follow the results live.

WMU Gets New Trustees

Dec 28, 2020
A group of bronze sculptures of male and female students located near WMU's Waldo Library building
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed two new members of Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees.