How ArkLaTex’s congressional delegates voted on whether to again impeach Trump

  ‘We told you so. Richmond out’: New Orleans congressman remarks during second impeachment debate

  Gen. Honoré blasts security failures at the U.S. Capitol building; says some people deserve jail

Local Republican leaders address future of party

Most La. congressmen voted to overturn election results after chaos on Capitol Hill

  Woman fatally shot at Capitol echoed Trump on social media

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Gov. Edwards sets dates for 3 special elections

Donald Rouse Sr. responds to viral selfie at Trump rally

East Texan goes to D.C. for Trump rally, shocked by invasion of U.S. Capitol building

Congressman Mo Brooks blames ‘fascist ANTIFA’ for violence at U.S. Capitol

  2 Arkansans recount their experience at U.S. Capitol

Protesters gather outside Arkansas State Capitol in support of Pres. Trump

  Congressman Mike Johnson gives live interview from U.S. Capitol after being evacuated due to protesters storming building

KSLA’s Doug Warner did a live phone interview with Congressman Mike Johnson, who represents Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District.

  ArkLaTex lawmakers respond to protest at U.S. Capitol

Many ArkLaTex area lawmakers are responding to the protests at the U.S. Capitol that are ongoing Wednesday, Jan. 6 as lawmakers there were in the process of confirming the Electoral College vote for the 2020 presidential election.

Congressman Gohmert describes scene inside US Capitol as breach was made

‘Violence is not the way you resolve things,” Gohmert said.

  Amid violence, Trump says, ‘Remember this day forever!’

In a video message tweeted as authorities struggled to take control of Capitol Hill, President Trump refused to refrain from promoting his baseless allegations of mass voter fraud and said loyalists who had swarmed the seat of American democracy were “very special.”

Texas GOP removes sergeant-at-arms for post about violence in D.C.

  La. lawmakers condemn chaos at nation’s Capitol

AG Landry’s office arrests city councilman on alleged election fraud

Candy Christophe announces run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District

Louisiana senators back COVID-19 rules for next election

Sens. Cassidy, Kennedy split on Wednesday vote to certify Biden victory

  Georgia Election: Who controls a 50-50 Senate?

The Georgia Senate runoff elections will determine partisan control of the chamber.

  Those who knew Congressman-elect Luke Letlow reflect on untimely passing

Many people across Louisiana and the U.S. are remembering late Congressman-elect Luke Letlow who died from complications to COVID-19.

  Reset on Capitol Hill: A look ahead at the 117th Congress

When the new Congress takes the oath of office on Sunday, everything resets. Old bills that never got a vote are tossed out, but the issues remain.

Can the country test out of the pandemic?

In a matter of weeks, you could test yourself for coronavirus at home and have results in minutes. But, some leading experts worry the government is standing in the way of better results.

  $900B COVID relief bill passed by Congress, sent to Trump

The bill passed both the House and Senate in rapid succession Monday night and has been sent to President Donald Trump for his signature, expected in the coming days.

Rand Paul on Biden victory: ‘The fraud happened’

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said that “in many ways” this year’s general election was stolen by President-elect Joe Biden, according to multiple reports.

Franklin Graham: History will remember Trump as one of the great presidents of our nation

Evangelist Franklin Graham says that President Trump will go down in history as “one of the great presidents of our nation.”

  Bossier Parish residents vote on tax that would benefit correctional facilities

Voters hopped from one election to another, with the 2020 presidential election and the run-off election being just over a month apart.

  Louisiana runoff election results

Louisiana’s runoff election took place today, with voters across the state heading back to the polls.

  Voters soon head to the polls for early December election

Voters across Louisiana will head to the polls starting early Saturday morning to cast ballots on a variety of local elections, including a constitutional amendment, as well as races for Republican State Central Committee representatives.

  Shreveport City Council to vote on police and fire pay raise at next meeting

During today’s council meeting, they addressed their excitement in the proposal and expect a unanimous vote come next meeting.

  The big challenge of enforcing COVID-19 restrictions despite strong opposition

Coronavirus cases are spiking in nearly every state across the country, yet only 34 states have mask mandates. That list does include Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. But enforcing statewide orders can be easier said than done.

Rep. Cedric Richmond announces decision to serve in Biden White House; election to be held to fill his seat

Congressman Richmond said he wrestled with the decision to leave Congress.

  ‘From Osborne to the White House’; New Orleans native tapped for high-ranking position in Biden administration

Becoming one of the highest-ranking Black officials in the United States, Cedric Richmond will serve as Senior Advisor to the President and Director of Public Engagement.

  Some continue to refuse to wear a mask despite latest surge in COVID-19 cases

The sharp rise in COVID-19 cases has put the focus squarely back on prevention.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on Georgia voter signature checks

President Donald Trump has wrongly claimed that Georgia election officials are unable to verify signatures on absentee ballot envelopes because of a legal settlement known as a consent decree.

Election work continues in East Texas following Election Day

Election Day has passed, ballot machines are stored away, but the people who make it all happen have remained working.

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin W. Edwards returns home after being hospitalized for 2 days

He “had a bad cold” and tested negative COVID-19, pneumonia and the flu, his wife said

  George Floyd Act seeks to make major reforms to policing in Texas

The George Floyd Act aims to de-escalate situations involving police officers and civilians and hold officers accountable for excessive force.

  Food truck owners possibly face new restrictions in Bossier City

Restrictions against food trucks in Bossier City have turned into a rollercoaster ride for the truck owners. Some of them survived a year-long ban against food trucks in Bossier City, after complaints, mostly from restaurants, that they were losing business because of those rolling restaurants.

Gov. Edwards vetoes another round of bills

On Thursday, November 12, Governor John Bel Edwards vetoed 8 bills from the special session.

  YOUR VOICE: Northwest Louisiana voting advocates view election turnout as a success

Several Louisiana grassroot organizations have stood on the frontlines for voter rights and equality.

  Seeing 2020 events through the eyes of retired veterans

As we honor and recognize America’s 19-and-a-half million veterans, we also want to take stock of the country they sacrificed so much to protect.

‘GoAuto Guy’ apologizes for VP-elect comment

The popular head of GoAuto Insurance has apologized for a Facebook comment he made that included a derogatory term to describe Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

  MLK Health Center stands at the ready to help if SCOTUS overturns health care law

21 million Americans — including a half million in Louisiana — could be left with no medical insurance

There’s strong local reaction to 90% effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccine that Pfizer is developing

There’s growing excitement about the potential success of a COVID-19 vaccine and what it could mean for the country.

Trump supporters stand by the president’s legal strategy

But not everyone is convinced that the president still has a path to a second term

Projected winners for 2020 presidential election

According to the Associated Press and CBS News, projected state winners for the 2020 presidential election have started rolling in.

  Family remembers voter registration pioneer in DeSoto Parish

Lora Timberlake, White’s daughter, said her father laid the foundation for so many people to come after him.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump fabricates election corruption

Citing “horror stories,” President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabricated accusations Thursday in an audacious attempt to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. election.

  Election officials break down likelihood of voter fraud for mail-in ballots

With the significant influx of mail-in voters, some people have been concerned about the legitimacy of those ballots.

Claim that Sharpie pens ruin Arizona ballots misses the mark

The false claim, known on social media as #Sharpiegate, came as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was named the winner in the battleground state.

  Issues facing Shreveport’s first-term mayor after losing Senate run

The underdog story of Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins' bid to become a U.S. senator came to an end on election night.

  Sports betting approved in 55 of 64 Louisiana parishes, so what’s next?

Louisiana’s Act 215, that authorized sports wagering activities now moves to the Louisiana legislature.

  Louisianans voted YES on Amendment 1, what it means moving forward

Amendment 1 would prevent the allowance of abortion, should states ever have the power to make their own guidelines.

Elections 2020: Key states could move to recount votes

Some delegate counts now put Joe Biden just six delegates away from winning

2020 Election Results: Constitutional amendments in La.

Results for the constitutional amendments up for vote on Nov. 3, 2020

Results: 56 out of 64 parishes approve sports betting

Parish by parish, voters decided whether or not sports betting would be legal.

Louisiana approves Amendment 1 stating abortion not a right

Louisiana voters have approved an amendment to the state constitution that makes clear the document does not grant the right to an abortion.

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson bests 3 challengers, keeps Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District seat

2 Democrats and a fellow Republican challenged his re-election bid

AP VoteCast: Louisiana voters mixed on state of nation

Louisiana voters made their pick for president while holding mixed views about the country’s direction, according to an expansive AP survey of the American electorate

All of SWLA’s parishes vote yes to sports wagering

Louisiana voters came out in record numbers this year, and while all eyes were on the presidential race, many voters should have noticed Act 215 – the authorization of sports wagering activities.

  La. re-elects U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy

Senator Bill Cassidy to serve second term in U.S. Senate.

Most Northwest Louisiana parishes approve sports wagering

Voters support such gaming in all area parishes except Sabine, where the vote nearly was a tie

2020 Election Results: Sen. Bill Cassidy wins reelection of U.S. Senate seat for La.

Winner of the U.S. Senate race in Louisiana

Louisiana voters decide on 7 proposed amendments

Proposals addressed issues including abortion, homestead exemption and the state’s rainy day fund

It’s Election Day: Here are results of voting in Ark., La., Okla. and Texas

KSLA News 12 has you covered from the opening of the voting booths until the last vote is counted


Check here for updates on election races around the area.

Upshur County voters delayed after voter verification program glitch

“They said they were having some technical difficulties, and then later on they came back out and said it was statewide technical difficulties,” Hollier said.

Kanye West votes for himself for president

The rapper and White House wannabe chronicled his election experience on Twitter.

People place ‘I voted’ stickers on Susan B. Anthony’s gravesite after casting ballots

Voters visited women’s suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony’s gravesite to pay tribute to her after casting their ballots.

  Republicans try to maintain power in Senate, Democrats seek to widen majority in House

Power is up for grabs in Congress this Election Day.

What to keep in mind if you’re voting in-person on Election Day

Many people will be voting in-person Tuesday, Nov. 3 on Election Day.

Voting hours extended in Upshur County due to technical difficulties with voting-related equipment

Upshur County is extending voting hours for Election Day to 8 p.m. due to technical difficulties with polling equipment.

A breakdown of the amendments on your November ballot

Now that registration is over with, we want to help you understand what you are voting for, or against, when you cast your votes.

Voted? Download your digital ‘I voted’ sticker

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is announcing a digital, downloadable sticker for the upcoming November 3 and December 5 elections.

ELECTION DAY: What you need to know as you head to the polls

We have some helpful reminders for those who will be voting on election day

Election Day deals

Here’s a list of freebies and deals offered by companies during Election Day.