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Jon Queally, staff writer
Carrying plastic restraints, a member of the pro-Trump insurrectionist mob is seen inside the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
"I can say with 100% confidence I didn't give any Capitol tours to anyone last week," said Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on Friday. "Any Republicans out there who want to join us in answering this question?"
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) looked on before then-Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris spoke at IBEW Local Union 58 on October 25, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo: Nic Antaya/Getty Images)
"Stop compromising the working class, and our most vulnerable neighbors," said...
Common Dreams staff
The unsigned article of impeachment is pictured before a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on January 13, 2021. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
"The Senate must now move as quickly as possible to convict, remove, and...

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Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.

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