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Congress resumes Electoral College certification hours after violent incursion at Capitol; Sen. Paul predicts no further objections

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Vice President Mike Pence presided over the resumption of proceedings in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday evening, several hours after the violent incursion by protesters supporting President Donald Trump.

Why Trump's Senate supporters can't overturn Electoral College results they don't like – here's how the law actually works

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On Jan. 6, the United States Congress will gather in a joint session to tally the votes of the Electoral College, which cast its ballots in state capitols last month. In his role as president of the Senate, Vice President Mike Pence is slated to officially announce Joe Biden as the country's next president.