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The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Tuesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19, and blamed Republicans who refused to wear masks in a secure room where lawmakers were kept during the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol last week.Rep. Pramila Jayapal, (D-Wash.), said those Republicans “mocked...
WASHINGTON — At least 214 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives — including all seven Virginia Democrats —  have signed on to a measure to impeach President Donald Trump that was introduced Monday, charging him with inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week.Supporters of the impeachment...
WASHINGTON — A Capitol Police officer died late Thursday from injuries he sustained while a violent mob breached the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers were set to vote to certify the presidential election results.The officer, Brian Sicknick, died at 9:30 p.m. at a local hospital, according to U.S. Capitol Police....
WASHINGTON — 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.The Democratic leaders of the U.S. House and Senate gave their support to calls for his removal that began...
WASHINGTON — Among the factors undergirding the new effort by House Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump again is a controversial legal theory that doing so could bar him from pardoning himself, according to those involved.The theory is among the many reasons — and there are many, as tempers...
WASHINGTON—Many of us in our working lives have places away from the office that feel like a second home. It could be a back room at a business, a warehouse, a barn, even the front seat of a car.For me, that place for years was the U.S. Capitol. Thousands...
WASHINGTON — A day after a violent mob seeking to overturn the election forced its way into the U.S. Capitol, the chief of the law enforcement officers tasked with protecting that building and those who work inside said Thursday that “a thorough review” is underway of the incident and...
Never in the history of this nation have we seen violent mobs attempt to overtake and overthrow our duly elected representatives in the Capitol itself.Worse still, they were exhorted to do so by a proto-dictatorial sociopath desperate to cling to presidential power by any means.Make no mistake: What...
WASHINGTON — A woman was shot inside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday during a riot by Trump backers and later was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department.Officials did not initially provide details on the woman, her hometown or which hospital she was taken...
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress and senators had not yet emerged from a Capitol lockdown caused by a mob of violent, rioting Trump supporters that stormed the building before key Democrats began calling for impeaching the president and consequences for politicians who egged on the violence. Progressive members of the...