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 2021-01-16 22:58 

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Man With 'Unauthorized' Inauguration Credential And Loaded Gun Arrested In D.C....

The U.S. Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man on Friday as he tried to use an "unauthorized4; credential to pass......

 2021-01-16 20:57 

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Report: Boebert's Comms Director Is Resigning After Capitol Attack...

The communications director for Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) is resigning after less than two weeks in the role, Axios reported......

 2021-01-16 18:56 

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Report: Lawmakers Were Not Informed About Police Request For Backup Ahead Of Capitol Attack...

Capitol security officials failed to inform House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) ahead of......

 2021-01-16 16:59 

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NYT: Atlanta Prosecutor Weighs Criminal Investigation Into Trump For Election Interference...

Prosecutors in Georgia appear to be closely weighing a criminal investigation into President Trump over his efforts to overturn election......

 2021-01-16 15:26 

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Capitol Police Are Investigating Whether Lawmakers Gave Tours To Rioters Before Capitol Attack...

The Capitol Police said on Friday that they are investigating whether members of Congress had inappropriately provided visitors access to......

 2021-01-15 23:03 

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MyPillow CEO Spotted Bringing Notes To WH That Appear To Reference 'Martial Law,' Installing New CIA Director...

MyPillow CEO Michael Lindell brought notes with him to a meeting in the West Wing Friday that zoomed-in photographs appear......

 2021-01-15 22:01 

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Vaccine Skepticism And A Failed Coup: How Disinformation Is Striking Back...

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM's home for opinion and news analysis. "Well that was a weird week." That's......

 2021-01-15 21:59 

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A Common Line Keeps Emerging From Capitol Rioters: Trump Asked Us To Be Here...

Faced with arrest and detention for their alleged crimes at the Capitol riot last week, some of the President's supporters......

 2021-01-15 21:30 

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ICYMI: Your TPM Weekend News Roundup...

Impeachment 2.0 President Trump loves the unprecedented. And this week, he became the only American president to be impeached twice.......

 2021-01-15 20:56 

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DOJ Quietly Closes Investigation Into PA Ballots That Captured Trumpworld's Imagination...

The Justice Department closed a case involving nine military ballots found in a dumpster in Pennsylvania without fanfare on Friday,......

 2021-01-15 20:27 

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DOJ: Hundreds Of Capitol Insurrection Cases Opened, Months Of Investigation Ahead...

Federal law enforcement officials investigating the Capitol insurrection warned on Friday that it could take months before "the full puzzle"......

 2021-01-15 19:41 

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Beyond Trump's Dismal Approval Rating, Polls Show Some Troubling Republican Trends...

The toplines of a tranche of new polls released since the Capitol insurrection show general themes: that Americans do not......

 2021-01-15 19:23 

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Pence Finally Called Harris To Offer Congratulations And Help With Transition...

Better late than never? Vice President Mike Pence called Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Thursday to offer his congratulations and......

 2021-01-15 17:32 

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Report: WH Aide Asked DOJ Attorney For Dirt On Woman Accusing Trump Of Rape...

A White House liaison to the Department of Justice reportedly solicited a department attorney for damaging information on writer E.......

 2021-01-15 17:10 

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Michigan Police Brace For Potential State Capitol Riots...

Police in Michigan will be working with the state's National Guard and the FBI to bolster security and beef up......

 2021-01-15 15:59 

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'Where They Countin' the Votes?!': New Video Details Tense Moments As Capitol Mob Sought Out Lawmakers...

This article originally appeared in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive......

 2021-01-15 15:58 

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Boebert Offers 'Thousand Apologies' After Assuming Dem Accused Her Of Aiding Rioters...

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), a gun-rights hardliner who has vowed to carry her firearm around the Capitol, on Thursday backtracked......

 2021-01-15 15:54 

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Harris Sees Roots Of Capitol Attack In Charlottesville, Emmett Till Lynching...

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said on Thursday that last week's attack on the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob was......

 2021-01-15 15:20 

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Oversight Chair Asks Travel Companies To Preserve Records Related To Capitol Riot...

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) sent letters on Thursday to two dozen bus, car rental and hotel companies......

 2021-01-15 15:03 

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DOJ Inspector General Opens Review Of Department's Response To Capitol Insurrection...

Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz announced on Friday that he was launching a review of the DOJ's role......

 2021-01-15 14:22 

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DOJ Attorneys: Trump's Mob Intended To 'Capture And Assassinate' Elected Officials...

Federal prosecutors said in a court filing on Thursday that President Donald Trump's mob that laid siege on the U.S.......

 2021-01-15 13:58 

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GOP Sen. Apologizes To Black Voters For Giving 'Perception' Of Trying To Delegitimize Their Votes...

Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) sort of apologized to Black Oklahomans in a letter obtained by the Tulsa World on Thursday......

 2021-01-15 12:58 

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Report: Trump Aides Putting Together Goodbye Crowd For Outgoing POTUS On Inauguration Day...

President Donald Trump's aides are putting together plans for him to enjoy the adoration of his supporters one last time......

 2021-01-15 12:55 

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Report: Rehearsal For Biden Inauguration Postponed Amid Security Threats...

A rehearsal for Joe Biden's inauguration that was originally scheduled for Sunday has been postponed due to security concerns in......

 2021-01-14 23:46 

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Pence Vows 'Safe Inauguration' For Swearing-In Of POTUS- And VP-Elect...

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday vowed "an orderly transition" and "safe inauguration" for President-elect Joe Biden and VP-elect Kamala......

 2021-01-14 22:28 

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McCarthy Stands By Cheney After House GOP Petition To Oust Her From Leadership...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reportedly made clear on Thursday that he opposes the petition that President Trump's allies......

 2021-01-14 20:59 

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GOP Rep's Staffer Stood With Pro-Trump Crowd Outside Capitol During Insurrection...

Rep. Bob Good's (R-VA) district director, Sandy Adams, and her husband Melvin stood outside the Capitol with President Donald Trump's......

 2021-01-14 20:47 

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Report: Dozens On FBI's Terrorist Watch List In DC On Day Of Insurrection...

In another seeming intelligence lapse, dozens of people on the FBI's terrorist watch list were in Washington D.C. on the......

 2021-01-14 20:23 

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Dem Reps Request Cots For National Guard After Photos Of Them Sleeping On Capitol Floors...

Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Betty McCollum (D-MN), who sit on the House Appropriations Committee, asked Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy......

 2021-01-14 19:25 

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Here Are The Cops Who Allegedly Participated In Capitol Siege Or Trump Rally That Incited It...

As the siege of the Capitol, egged on by President Donald Trump, was unfolding last week, observers noticed something that......

 2021-01-14 19:15 

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Ivanka And Jared Dunked On For Forcing Secret Service To Use Bathroom Outside Home...

Talk about a leak to the press! With less than a week to go before President Trump's presidency comes to......

 2021-01-14 18:40 

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A Reminder Of Who Trump's Biggest Enablers Are — Even While They Try To Change The Subject...

Many Republican lawmakers are trying to turn the page on the Capitol Hill insurrection they helped fuel with their amplification......

 2021-01-14 18:08 

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NBC: FBI DC Field Office Flunked Assessment On Fighting Violent Extremism...

The FBI's D.C. field office received a failing grade on a 2018 internal assessment of its ability to combat domestic......

 2021-01-14 17:51 

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AZ Guv Will Attend Biden Inauguration After GOPers Voted To Toss State's Election Results...

It wouldn't traditionally be worth noting, but amid a transfer of power that has been marred by violence inflamed by......

 2021-01-14 17:31 

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Man Arrested After Being Photographed With Confederate Flag In Capitol Riots...

A man photographed with a Confederate battle flag inside the Capitol building last week amid the deadly insurrection was arrested......

 2021-01-14 16:36 

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Walkie Talkie App Zello Boots Channels After Evidence Of Use In Capitol Siege...

The popular walkie talkie app Zello said Wednesday that it had deleted more than 2,000 channels "associated with militias and......

 2021-01-14 16:36 

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GOP Rep. Who Backed Impeachment Is Purchasing Body Armor Amid Death Threats...

Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) said on Thursday that he has purchased body armor and has been altering his routine amid......

 2021-01-14 16:34 

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Fourth Dem Rep. Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Sheltering During Capitol Riots...

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) announced on Thursday that he tested positive for COVID-19, following the deadly insurrection at the Capitol......

 2021-01-14 15:57 

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Twitter Users Blast Politico For Giving Ben Shapiro The Keys To Playbook Newsletter...

Twitter users swiftly expressed their confusion over Politico's decision to let conservative commentator Ben Shapiro take the reigns of its......

 2021-01-14 15:57 

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'No One Took Us Seriously': Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers For Years...

This article originally appeared in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive......

 2021-01-14 15:52 

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National Mall Will Be Closed To Public On Inauguration Day...

As law enforcement officials brace for potential violent unrest around the inauguration of Joe Biden, the National Mall will reportedly......

 2021-01-14 15:39 

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Cotton > Hawley and Cruz...

I find it noteworthy that Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) has from a purely cynical point of view navigated......

 2021-01-14 15:17 

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As Law Enforcement Clamps Down On Protest Sites, Analysts Worry About Isolated Attacks...

"I ain't goin to jail," Cleveland Meredith allegedly wrote in a text message last Thursday. 'The morgue maybe, not jail."......

 2021-01-14 15:17 

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Delta Bans Trump Fans Who Hounded Graham And Romney At Airports...

Delta Air Lines has put passengers who heckled Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on its no-fly list,......

 2021-01-14 15:00 

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NYT: Trump Had To Be Dissuaded From Dropping In On His Own Impeachment...

President Donald Trump had to be dissuaded from appearing in person as the House began its proceedings and ultimately voted......

 2021-01-14 14:48 

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Why DHS Failed To Warn The Country About Jan. 6...

The crowd was rushing in. Nearly everyone with the power to stop it seemed caught by surprise. Now, more than......

 2021-01-14 14:02 

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FBI Warns Of Potential Attacks From QAnon Extremists Ahead Of Inauguration...

The FBI is calling on police chiefs across the country to be on high alert for extremist activity and to......

 2021-01-14 13:59 

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Cotton Announces He Won't Convict Trump In Senate Impeachment Trial...

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), a likely contender for the next presidential election in 2024, announced on Wednesday night that he......

 2021-01-14 13:27 

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Pelosi Calls For Lawmakers Refusing New Metal Detector Screening To Be Fined $5K...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wants lawmakers be heavily fined if they refuse to follow new security measures that include......

 2021-01-14 13:27 

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Trump Plans To Stiff Giuliani On Legal Fees After Failing To Steal Election...

President Donald Trump, infamous for refusing to pay his bills, is reportedly seeking to avoid paying his personal attorney and......

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