Watch live: Congress tallies Electoral College votes

Jan 6, 2021

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Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans, including North Country Rep. Elise Stefanik, 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 as they begin at 1 p.m. EST.

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2:25 p.m. EST -- Update from @NPR on Twitter: "#Breaking: The Senate has entered into a recess as the United States Capitol Police lock down the building."

2:31 p.m. EST -- Update from @NPR on Twitter: "JUST IN: U.S. Capitol Police have notified staff to shelter in place due to a “security threat inside the building.”