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Capitol Riot

  1. politics
    Protest Over Capitol Riot Arrests a NoneventMedia and police far outnumbered actual protesters on the National Mall on Saturday.
  2. politics
    Republican Trump Critic Quits Congress As Cult of January 6 GrowsTrump is changing the Republican narrative of the Capitol Riot from an outrage in which he was a bystander to a patriotic triumph.
  3. extremism
    Georgia Now Grows Politicians to the Right of Marjorie Taylor GreeneOne Republican congressional candidate is co-headlining the rally for the “political prisoners” of January 6. And he’s not the most extreme.
  4. justice for j6
    Capitol Police Prepares for Potential Violence Ahead of September 18 RallyAfter failing to plan ahead in January, USCP brass is briefing officers before a rally supporting those arrested in the wake of the Capitol riot.
  5. politics
    The Vice-President Who Saved Democracy on January 6 Was … Dan Quayle?Mike Pence has been hailed for resisting Trump’s calls to reject Biden votes. But a new book says the coup was thwarted by an even less likely hero.
  6. capitol riot
    Six Capitol Police Officers to Be Disciplined for Actions on January 6The officers were found to have engaged in “conduct unbecoming,” made “improper remarks,” and improperly distributed information.
  7. politics
    Is Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Smart Politics or ‘Civil War’?Democrats are counting on vaccinated people supporting mandates, while Republicans are freaking out in ways that may reinforce images from January 6.
  8. explainer
    Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A TimelineThe insurrection wasn’t a one-day event. It was the culmination of a multifaceted, yearslong plot — and it isn’t over.
  9. politics
    Trump Nearly Enlisted the Justice Department in His Coup SchemeA high-ranking DOJ official wanted to urge GOP legislators to steal Biden’s win, but colleagues rebuffed him. Next time we might not be so lucky.
  10. insurrection
    A Fourth Officer Who Responded to the Capitol Riot Has Died by SuicideD.C. Metropolitan Police confirmed Monday that two officers died by suicide in July, becoming the third and fourth officer at the riot to do so.
  11. capitol riot
    ‘The Internet’ Wanted an Insurrection, So Trump Gave It OneIf you define “the American people” as your own noisy base, then the lies they spew online represent a mandate.
  12. politics
    Why Republicans Want to Keep Punishing Liz Cheney and Adam KinzingerThe pair are already pariahs, and ignoring Pelosi’s January 6 panel would be easier. But Republicans still want payback, and leverage over McCarthy.
  13. politics
    Republican Stands By 1/6 ‘Tourist Visit’ Comparison After Police Testify“If you didn’t know the TV footage was a video from January 6, you would actually think it was a normal tourist visit.”
  14. politics
    ‘This Is How I’m Going to Die’: January 6 Panel Hears Emotional Police TestimonyFour U.S. Capitol and D.C. police officers described the violence and slurs they endured in the Capitol riot during the committee’s first hearing.
  15. politics
    Pelosi and McCarthy Joust Over GOP Participation in January 6 PanelMcCarthy picked two MAGA hard-liners for the committee. Pelosi vetoed them, so all the GOP nominees quit. And now we have another stalemate.
  16. politics
    Republicans Who Voted to Block Biden’s Election to Investigate Capitol RiotThree lawmakers who objected to certifying the election after the insurrection may now investigate the insurrection.
  17. january 6
    First Insurrectionist Sent to Prison for Capitol Riot, a Taste of What’s to ComePaul Hodgkins’s sentence for breaking into the Senate will likely serve as a benchmark for hundreds of other insurrectionists’ cases.
  18. maga
    Trump’s Kind of Coup Is Indeed a Contested ElectionA straight-on military coup to overturn the 2020 results would have almost been easier to overcome than this poisoning of confidence in elections.
  19. trumpism
    Is It Finally Time to Begin Calling Trumpism Fascism?The abrupt lurch of MAGA into opposition to democracy and celebration of insurrection is a new development.
  20. politics
    Top U.S. General Said Trump Preached ‘Gospel of the Führer’What the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff thought of his boss, according to a new book by two Washington Post reporters.
  21. election coup
    Did Trump Really Claim Victory on Election Night on a Whim?The idea of declaring victory based only on the in-person vote was telegraphed for months. Now, Trump insiders claim it was somehow impulsive.
  22. the national interest
    The Chilling Message of Trump’s Embrace of Ashli Babbitt MartyrdomJanuary 6 is now a heroic uprising to the movement.
  23. conservatism
    It’s Tough to Prove You’re a ‘True Conservative’ in the Trump EraMany of the old principles of hard-core conservatism are still obligatory for Republicans. And now they have to demonstrate loyalty to Trump, too.
  24. insurrection day
    Insurrectionists in PurgatoryA selection of “very fine people.”
  25. insurrection day
    Merrick Garland vs. Trump’s MobThose who hoped he would prosecute January 6 with gusto have been bitterly disappointed.
  26. insurrection day
    The Making of a MAGA MartyrHow Ashli Babbitt, and those who lived, are being remembered.
  27. insurrection day
    The End of the End of American ExceptionalismWill January 6 change the way Americans view their place in the world?
  28. insurrection day
    Before, During, After January 6The historical perspective at six months.
  29. capitol riot
    Kevin McCarthy Between Rock and a Wild Place on January 6 InquiryThe minority leader opposes GOP cooperation with a select committee that his most out-of-control members want to join. He has no great options.
  30. insurrection day
    How January 6 Will Be Remembered by Trump’s SupportersThanks to congressional inaction, the riot could very well become a new Lost Cause.
  31. insurrection day
    The Long Authoritarian History of the Capitol RiotHow the GOP stoked the violent tendencies of its followers.
  32. book excerpt
    Donald Trump’s January 6, by Michael WolffThe view from inside the Oval Office.
  33. capitol riot
    Pelosi Announces Select Committee to Investigate Capitol RiotSince Senate Republicans killed an independent commission, Democrats will convene their own panel to investigate the events of January 6.
  34. extremism
    Andrew Clyde Challenges MTG for Title of Most Extremist Georgian in CongressThe North Georgia mountains are a proving ground for radical right-wing populists. Gun dealer Andrew Clyde is the latest example.
  35. peace and quiet
    Facebook Extends Trump Ban Until 2023He could be back to stir up trouble in advance of the next election.
  36. politics
    Mike Pence Won’t Let Pro-Trump Mob Come Between Him and His PresidentThe ex-veep made it clear he’s still fully Team Trump, though he and his former boss may never “see eye to eye” on January 6.
  37. the national interest
    McConnell to Trump: What’s a Little Insurrection Between Friends?The most meager step to oppose Trump’s coup is now too much.
  38. january 6 commission
    Murkowski Rebukes McConnell for Blocking January 6 Commission“Is that really what this is about, one election cycle after another?”
  39. maga
    Are Republicans Finally Standing Up to the Proud Boys?Mainstream Republicans are demanding an investigation into Proud Boy influence in the Nevada GOP that could bring down the state party leadership.
  40. politics
    Is Presidential Popularity Now All About Partisanship?Biden’s job-approval ratings are even steadier than Trump’s, suggesting a president’s party may be more important than his actions. It’s a scary idea.
  41. the national interest
    Republicans Won’t Investigate Trump’s Coup Because It’s PartisanThat’s exactly why it’s such a threat.
  42. republicans
    The Future Could Actually Be Bright for RepublicansThe GOP comeback will likely begin with retaking the House in 2022, then probably the Senate, and maybe the presidency.
  43. politics
    GOP Leaders Move to Blow Up Bipartisan January 6 CommissionA statement purportedly issued by anonymous Capitol Police officers called Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell’s opposition “inconceivable.”
  44. the national interest
    Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy Opposes Commission on January 6 InsurrectionThis doesn’t require deep investigation, unlike Benghazi.
  45. politics
    House Reaches Agreement on Capitol Riot CommissionThe bipartisan body will release a report on its findings by the end of the year.
  46. social media
    Trump’s Facebook Ban Upheld by Oversight BoardTrump won’t be allowed back on the platform for now, but the board said Facebook must review its “standardless penalty of indefinite suspension.”
  47. the national interest
    Republicans Are Purging Liz Cheney for Opposing Trump’s InsurrectionThe anti-Trump revolt ended, and now the Trumpists are shooting the prisoners.
  48. vision 2024
    Mike Pence Trudges Towards 2024After his breach with Trump, is the former vice president really anything more than another Dan Quayle?
  49. democracy
    Trump’s Delegitimization of Democracy Isn’t Wearing OffIt remains unclear when — or if — Republicans will begin to accept electoral defeat again.
  50. vision 2020
    Arizona Republicans Want to Keep Recounting 2020 Vote Until Trump WinsA bizarre post-postelection audit ordered by the Arizona state senate and conducted by a MAGA-adjacent firm shows 2020 may never end for Trump fans.
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