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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.

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.

15 Former Trump Officials Are Meeting Next Week On Plan To Stop Him In 2024

According to Stephanie Grisham, a group of 15 former Trump White House officials will be meeting next week to stop Trump in 2024.

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.

The hollowness of Biden’s January 6 speech

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

Lawmakers Who Experienced Capitol Riot Give Emotional Testimony On Anniversary

Members of Congress recalled the trauma of being at the Capitol as it was stormed — and urged the passage of legislation to protect voting rights.

Kamala Harris Was Inside DNC When Pipe Bomb Was Discovered On Jan. 6

According to a Capitol Police timeline obtained by Politico, the then-vice president-elect was evacuated seven minutes after the bomb was discovered.

For Some Capitol Hill Police Officers, Jan. 6 Never Ends

The storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob still haunts some officers, no matter how many days have passed.

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.

Opinion | Why Merrick Garland's attitude about Jan. 6 is deeply troubling

If Trump's actions on and around January 6 are not criminal, then nothing is.

Biden condemns Trump as Washington splits over legacy of Jan. 6 attack.

President Biden used the anniversary of the Capitol siege to deliver his most sustained and scathing repudiation of Donald J. Trump since taking office.

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.

‘A Reflection of Where Our Party Is’: Republicans Avoid Jan. 6 Observances

Elected Republicans stayed away from the Capitol during a day of solemn remembrance on the anniversary of the attack carried out by supporters of former President Donald J. Trump.

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.)

Thompson says some of the Jan. 6 protesters met with members of Congress

Jan. 6 committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) did not elaborate on whether his panel has information that these lawmakers had any knowledge about the possibility of violence on Jan. 6.

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.

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: Biden rediscovers his fighting spirit as he takes on Trump

In marking the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection, President Joe Biden rediscovered the sense of mission and political clarity that had disappeared when his presidency slumped during a cascade of crises in the second half of 2021.

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.

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.

One year later, congressional staffers reckon with their new normal

The trauma of the violence on Jan. 6, 2021, still reverberates for many of the aides who make Capitol Hill tick.

Harris was at DNC when a pipe bomb was found outside building on Jan. 6

Vice President Harris was at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters on Jan. 6, 2021, until she was evacuated because a pipe bomb was discovered outside the premises, a White House official confirmed to The Hill on Thursday.

Lessons From Democrats' Overreaction to Capitol Riot | RealClearPolitics

Lessons From Democrats' Overreaction to Capitol Riot | RealClearPolitics

Children Cannot Afford Teacher Walkouts | RealClearPolitics

Children Cannot Afford Teacher Walkouts | RealClearPolitics

Spinning Their Wheels in the U.S. Senate | RealClearPolitics

Spinning Their Wheels in the U.S. Senate | RealClearPolitics

Biden, Trump exchange harsh rhetorical blows as media debate the truth of Jan. 6

President Biden pounded former president Trump, calling him a liar who acquiesced in the Capitol riot.

Tucker Confronts Ted Cruz Over Calling Capitol Rioters ‘Terrorists’

Daily Caller cofounder Tucker Carlson sparred with Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Thursday after the senator labeled the Capitol riot a "violent terror attack."

Pelosi Introduces Cast of 'Hamilton,' Turns Jan. 6 Remembrance Into a Musical Act

While the left compares Jan. 6 to some of the worst tragedies in US history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi apparently missed the memo.

Dems Call Jan. 6 an 'Insurrection' - But Not a Single Capitol Rioter Was Charged with Sedition

Hyperbole and overreach are two words that come to mind when thinking about how Democrats talk about the Capitol incursion.

‘It Is What It Is’: Nikole Hannah-Jones Says of Her Civil War Date Error

The "1619 Project's" Nikole Hannah-Jones said of her failure to provide the correct year for the start of the Civil War, “It is what it is.”

Rep. Andy Biggs Blasts Democrats’ ‘Misleading’ Jan. 6 Narrative

On the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) blasted the Democrats’ “one-sided and misleading narrative."

Biden Calls The House And Senate Staff That Trump Put In Danger To Thank Them For Their Courage

President Biden called House and Senate staffers to thank them for their courage as they defended the Capitol during Trump's insurrection.

Analysis: Taking On Trump Is Biden’s Reluctant Calling

Even in his own telling, Biden’s presidency has been shaped by and in response to his predecessor.

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

Ignoring Trump Didn’t Work. Biden Goes After ‘a Defeated Former President.’

In a speech marking the anniversary of the Capitol riot, the president confronted Trumpism, even as he refused to utter his predecessor’s name.

Inside Biden's fiery speech and his decision to confront Trump's danger head on

It was only a little more than a month ago when President Joe Biden, asked about another head-shaking revelation regarding his predecessor, seemed to balk at a mere mention of the man.

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.

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