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President Joe Biden entered the House chamber for his address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday. Biden waded his way through the socially distanced crowd.

– Matthew Brown

Nancy Pelosi calls House to order

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called the House to order just as Vice President Kamala Harris entered the chamber. Harris and Pelosi made their way through the crowd as lawmakers organized themselves ahead of the president’s speech.

The two lawmakers will sit behind the president during his address to Congress, the first time two women will be seated together at the dais during a presidential address.

– Matthew Brown

Biden to turn up pressure on Congress to act on gun violence

Among the issues President Joe Biden will raise during his address to a joint session of Congress is the need to act on gun violence prevention legislation, according to a White House official.