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House panel has agreement on bipartisan Jan. 6 commission

UPDATED: Fri., May 14, 2021

The top Democratic and Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee have reached an agreement on legislation to form a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The measure had stalled amid partisan differences.
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Hearing on Jan. 6 violence exposes stark partisan divisions

UPDATED: Wed., May 12, 2021

Republicans sought to shift the narrative on the violent Jan. 6 insurrection during a congressional hearing Wednesday, with some painting the Trump supporters who stormed the building as patriots who have been unfairly harassed, as Democrats clashed with the former Pentagon chief while drilling into the government's unprepared response.

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Latest attack pushes US Capitol Police further toward crisis

UPDATED: Mon., April 5, 2021

The death of another U.S. Capitol Police officer has exacerbated problems for a department months after the worst moment in its history — the storming of the Capitol by violent insurrectionists — and placed new urgency on lawmakers considering proposals to bolster the agency
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4 men linked to Proud Boys charged in plot to attack Capitol

UPDATED: Fri., March 19, 2021

Four men described as leaders of the far-right Proud Boys have been charged in the U.S. Capitol riots, as an indictment ordered unsealed on Friday presents fresh evidence of how federal officials believe group members planned and carried out a coordinated attack to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s electoral victory.