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Multiple investigations opened into the death of U.S. Capitol Police officer in pro-Trump riots

BY: - January 8, 2021

Officer Brian Sicknick was injured “while physically engaging” with rioters, and when he returned to his post he collapsed, officials said in a statement. 

How Trump could quickly be removed from office using the 25th Amendment

BY: - January 8, 2021

A rapidly rising number of federal lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office, either through a process outlined in the 25th Amendment or through impeachment.

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An expert explains what the U.S. Capitol attack says about the rise of domestic terrorism | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 8, 2021

After Wednesday's violence in D.C., 'there is no question that this will need to be taken much more seriously,' a Duke University expert says.

As Mastriano faces calls to resign, Senate GOP leaders say they have ‘no cause’ to make him

BY: - January 7, 2021

Corman said he would not heed the calls of his Democratic colleagues, who said Mastriano’s attendance at the protest and his embrace of conspiracy theories about the presidential election disqualified him from serving in the Senate. 

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What happened in Washington should never be forgotten or forgiven. The GOP must answer for it | Opinion

BY: - January 7, 2021

You own this now, Republican Party, or at least those of you who’ve enabled Trump or sat silent for years as he corruptly sought to hollow out every meaningful institution of democracy for his own insatiable aggrandizement and advancement.

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Our democracy was pushed to the brink. Pa. Republicans bear responsibility | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 7, 2021

'Our vanguard has broken through the barricades,' former state Rep. Rick Saccone wrote on the day our democracy nearly burned to the ground.