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Vice President Harris Emphasizes Vigilance in Protecting Democracy, While Doubts Loom About DOJ’s Commitment

It appears to some of us that Vice President Harris's strong and needed message regarding the strength needed to remain committed to the rule of law might be seen as entirely inconsistent with the actions of their own Justice Department.

Over 150 Pro-Democracy Groups Urge Schumer To Change The Filibuster And Pass Voting Rights

More than 150 pro-democracy groups are calling on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to change the filibuster rules and pass voting rights.

Romney Warns That "Democracy is Fragile" on 1/6 Anniversary

Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) warned that “democracy is fragile” one year after the attack on the United States Capitol and called on Republicans to heed the lessons of that day, saying democracy cannot survive without “leaders of integrity” who can rise above the fold. “We ignore the lessons of January 6 at our own peril. … Continue reading "Romney Warns That “Democracy is Fragile” on 1/6 Anniversary"

The hollowness of Biden’s January 6 speech

The president’s rhetoric on democracy is great. It’s the policy that’s the problem.

Jan. 6 Means Something Entirely Different To Republicans

The U.S. Capitol riot now serves a dramatic purpose to inspire action to prepare for the next attempt to overturn an election.

1 Year After Deadly Capitol Attack, Pipe Bomb Suspect Remains A Mystery

The first pipe bomb was found on Jan. 6 by luck. The two devices served to divert police resources away from the ensuing Capitol violence.

Opinion | Sean Hannity was a voice of reason on Jan. 6. It didn't last long.

Ignore the hackery and hypocrisy — the Fox News host actually gave Trump good advice

Opinion | How we can stop a repeat of Jan. 6 from happening

The 2022 mid-term elections may show us if our law enforcement agencies have learned from Jan. 6.

Lindsey Graham's foolish denunciation of Jan. 6 'politicization'

As Sen. Lindsey Graham whines about the "politicization" of Jan. 6, he should know one cannot "politicize" that which is inherently political.

The Next Big Lies: Jan. 6 Was No Big Deal, or a Left-Wing Plot

How revisionist histories of Jan. 6 picked up where the “stop the steal” campaign left off, warping beliefs about what transpired at the Capitol.

Top Republicans, who have downplayed and denied the riot, are absent from the commemorative events.

Jan. 6, 2022, 6:34 p.m. ETJan. 6, 2022, 6:34 p.m. ETBy Katie Rogers4 takeaways from the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.VideoPresident Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and lawmak...

Corporations Donated Millions to Lawmakers Who Voted to Overturn Election Results

One year after the Capitol riot, many businesses resumed corporate donations to lawmakers who voted against certifying the 2020 election.

Right-wing media criticized Biden’s speech and played down the Jan. 6 anniversary.

Jan. 6, 2022, 6:34 p.m. ETJan. 6, 2022, 6:34 p.m. ETBy Katie Rogers4 takeaways from the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.VideoPresident Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and lawmak...

Biden condemns Trump and his allies as a danger to democracy on the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection

The president’s denunciation of Trump’s “web of lies” came as Democrats commemorated the assault on the Capitol and Republicans largely stayed silent.

Live updates: Nation marks anniversary of Jan. 6 storming of U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump mob

President Biden, Vice President Harris and members of Congress mark the first anniversary of the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob intent on overturning the results of the 2020 election.

Analysis | How Jan. 6 — and Republicans — enabled Trump’s domination of the GOP

Many top Republicans blamed Trump, and just as quickly moved on when that looked like the bad play. Meanwhile, Trump managed to avoid the fate that usually awaits presidential losers.

Analysis | 5 takeaways from Biden’s forceful Jan. 6 takedown of Trump

The president who didn't want his presidency to be focused on Trump suddenly took Trump to task.

Video: Biden tears into Trump during January 6th speech - CNN Video

President Joe Biden addresses the nation on the first anniversary of the January 6th attack on the Capitol. In his remarks, he says former President Trump has repeatedly failed to make the case that the 2020 election was illegitimate.

Analysis: Americans aren't hearing the 'democracy in danger' alarm

Who exactly is listening to all the warnings about the state of American democracy, which are getting more urgent and pointed? Much of the concrete action has been driven by people who reject or question the 2020 presidential election results.

Biden condemns Trump as a threat to democracy in speech marking one year since January 6 attack

President Joe Biden on Thursday marked the first anniversary of the January 6 insurrection by forcefully calling out former President Donald Trump for attempting to undo American democracy, saying such an insurrection must never happen again.

Biden lays out the stakes for democracy. Can he sustain the case?

The president’s speech on Thursday was hailed by fellow Democrats. Now, they want him to keep at it.

Biden decries Trump’s ‘singular responsibility’ for the Capitol riot

One year since the violence of Jan. 6, 2021, the sitting president sharpened his rhetoric toward his predecessor — without using Trump’s name.

DeSantis slams Jan. 6 commemoration as way to 'smear' Trump supporters

DeSantis came into office in 2018 with the backing of the former president.

Connecticut high school apologizes and suspends coach after 92-4 win in girls basketball game

A Connecticut high school suspended its girls basketball coach after their team beat another in a humiliating 92-4 blowout.

Dick And Liz Cheney Were The Only Republicans On The House Floor For 1/6 Moment Of Silence

Former VP Dick Cheney and his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) were the only two Republicans to show up for the 1/6 moment of silence.

At the Capitol on Jan. 6, a Day of Remembrance and Division

President Biden said Mr. Trump and his allies were holding “a dagger at the throat of America,” as lawmakers recalled last year’s attack by a mob trying to keep Mr. Trump in office. (Coverage includes scenes of graphic violence and offensive language.)

Analysis | The Trailer: ‘Who writes the history?’ How Jan. 6 shaped the Republicans’ next campaign

The fight over what happened on Jan. 6, a nonpartisan redistricting commission gets accused of racism, and the first negative ads of the year.

Harris was inside DNC on Jan. 6 when pipe bomb was discovered outside

The then-vice president-elect’s presence inside the building while a bomb was right outside raises sobering questions about her security that day.

Kamala Harris was inside DNC headquarters Jan. 6 when pipe bomb was discovered outside

Vice President Kamala Harris was inside the building when a pipe bomb was discovered outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Jan. 6, 2021, according to multiple reports.

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