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The answer is to eliminate the filibuster, which Senate Democrats can do without a single Republican vote. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The GOP Intends to Entrench Its Shrinking Minority Over the Majority
Here's their playbook—and what the rest of us can do to stop them.
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A supporter of President Donald Trump howls inside the Senate Chamber in the U.S. Capitol during a deadly invasion and takeover on January 6, 2021. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
A Layman’s Guide to Spotting Sedition, Treason, and Lunacy in General
The words people speak have consequences—but maybe not what you think.
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Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 introduced a bill that seeks to establish "a 9/11-style commission to investigate" the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) News
'What the Hell Happened?': Bowman Introduces COUP Act to Investigate Pro-Trump Mob's Capitol Attack
The bill seeks to "establish an investigation into any further ties between Capitol Police and white supremacy, insurrectionism, or fascism."
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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump destroyed equipment of media crews outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 06, 2021. (Photo: Agnes Bun/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Murder the Media': Pro-Trump Insurrectionists Target Journalists Covering Attack on US Capitol
The takeover followed an inflammatory speech in which the president, yet again, called the press "the enemy of the people."
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Amid a surge in Covid-19 patients, Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, CA is operating at over 200 percent of its normal ICU capacity. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) News
Nearly 4,000 Americans Died From Covid-19 on Wednesday as Trump Incited Anti-Democratic Insurrection
"Trump completely abdicating all responsibility for federal Covid response is not even on the radar today."
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Pro-Trump rioters entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation's capital during a joint session of Congress to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) Views
This Is an Insurrection Incited by Trump
This coup attempt was entirely predictable. In fact, it was predicted.
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'Really Terrifying Stuff': US Senate in Lockdown After Pro-Trump Supporters Storm US Capitol
"I've been reporting from the capitol for 11 years, nearly every working day. Never seen it like this."
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Proud Boys members faced off against counterprotesters during a December 12, 2020 rally in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Tasos Katopidis/Getty Images) News
Proud Boys Sued by Historic Black Church After Leader Admits to Burning Black Lives Matter Sign During DC Rally
Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said the December 12 "hate crime" was meant to "terrorize Black people."
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Far-right extremists, including members of neo-fascist hate group The Proud Boys, attend a rally in Washington, D.C. on December 12, 2020 to protest the outcome of the U.S. presidential election in which President Donald Trump was soundly defeated by President-elect Joe Biden. (Photo: Evelyn Hockstein/The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
'Violence Is Being Incited': DC Braces for Trump-Endorsed Anti-Democracy Rally on Wednesday
As the nation's capitol prepares for what Mayor Muriel Bowser called "a serious threat to our democracy," Police Chief Robert Contee said "bringing firearms into our city... will not be tolerated."
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Members of the Proud Boys and Antifa stand off near Black Lives Matter Plaza on December 12, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Thousands of protesters who refuse to accept that President-elect Joe Biden won the election rallied ahead of the electoral college vote to make Trump's 306-to-232 loss official. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) News
"In Case There Was Any Doubt Regarding 'Stand By'": Four People Stabbed After Pro-Trump DC Rally
"This is all on you, Republicans. You have enabled all of this."
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