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Add Wisconsin to the list of states certifying its election results with a victory for Joe Biden.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Joe Biden confirmed as winner in Wisconsin ahead of promised lawsuit from President Donald Trump.
Iowa senator Chuck Grassley has returned to his Washington office after quarantining because he tested positive for COVID-19.
Per a press release from Grassley’s office the senator said:
“While I continued working from home during my quarantine, I’m glad to be back in the office working for Iowans. During my quarantine, I heard from so many Iowans and Americans across the country. I’m thankful for their prayers and well wishes. This disease affects people differently. I did not experience symptoms, but more than a thousand Americans are dying every day and many more are hospitalized. That means we all have to do our part to help protect our friends, family and fellow Americans. I will continue to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
“Promising vaccine news means there is light at the end of the tunnel. That makes staying vigilant in the coming months all the more important. Congress must do its part and pass long overdue relief legislation to help families, businesses and communities get through this crisis. I hope my colleagues reach the same conclusion and a bipartisan bill can pass very soon.”
“First, as the Senate reconvenes this afternoon, I’m especially happy to welcome back our President Pro Tem.
“Senator Grassley quarantined and worked from home following his positive COVID test two weeks ago. We all predicted that if any member of this body had the stamina and spirit to kick the virus to the curb, it would be him — and sure enough, our colleague reports that he experienced no symptoms. His doctors have cleared him to come back to work and we are sure glad to see him today.