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Gabriella Muñoz

Gabriella Muñoz was a political reporter for the Washington Times. 

Articles by Gabriella Muñoz

In this image from video, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks as the Senate reconvenes after protesters stormed into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Senate Television via AP)

Senate bucks bid to toss Arizona electors

Both chambers of Congress voted to override an objection to the results of the November election out of Arizona Wednesday, which was the first state to see a GOP protest against the 2020 results. Published January 6, 2021

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, accompanied by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., left, speaks to members of the media following a Senate policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Ed Markey, far left salivate at Democrat complete take over

Democrats, having seized control of all the levers of power in Washington, are pushing Joseph R. Biden and Congress to quickly declare the District of Columbia a state, pass a $4 trillion stimulus package and implement other demands from the party's emboldened left wing. Published January 6, 2021

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 30, 2020. (Al Drago/Pool Photo via AP) **FILE**

Rand Paul objects to Electoral College challenge

Sen. Rand Paul announced he won't support the effort to challenge the Electoral College count Wednesday, directly linking the gambit to the chaos that erupted at the Capitol. Published January 6, 2021

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Capitol on lockdown as Trump supporters storm building and gain entry during debate

A woman was shot and killed as thousands of angry Trump supporters stormed their way into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, assaulting police, smashing windows, ransacking offices and forcing Congress to evacuate as they halted lawmakers temporarily from certifying the Electoral College victory of President-elect Joseph R. Biden. Published January 6, 2021

In this March 22, 2020, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks alongside President Donald Trump during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Mike Pence pressured to reject Electoral College results

Congress will start combative vote-counting of the Electoral College results on Wednesday, with Vice President Mike Pence facing enormous pressure from President Trump and his allies to break precedent and reject the votes from battleground states for President-elect Joseph R. Biden. Published January 5, 2021

Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, is surrounded by reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 25, 2014, as she emerges from a closed-door session with fellow Republicans. President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the crisis at the border.   (AP Photo)

Kay Granger tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Kay Granger, top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, announced Monday that she tested positive for COVID-19. Published January 4, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to the media, Wednesday Dec. 30, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Nancy Pelosi re-elected House speaker

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi retained the speaker's gavel in a narrow vote Sunday when the new Congress kicked off with razor-thin majorities in both chambers. Published January 3, 2021