Tag: U.S. Capitol
Local Democratic leaders hope Biden’s message of unity can lead to healing
While the pandemic and security concerns limited access to the 59th Presidential Inauguration, local Democratic Party leaders said watching it remotely — like much of the rest of the country — didn’t diminish the event.
Congressman Cline condemns storming of Capitol, votes to reject two states’ election results
In the wake of a pro-Trump mob violently storming the U.S. Capitol, Harrisonburg’s congressman, U.S. Rep. Ben Cline, R-Botetourt, condemned Wednesday’s chaos in a tweet and called for those responsible to be “prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.” Hours later, Cline voted with more than 100 House Republicans in failed bids to reject Arizona and Pennsylvania’s Electoral College ballots cast for Joe Biden.