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‘A Clear and Present Danger to American Democracy’: Five Things We Learned in the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing

The third public hearing, which took place Thursday, focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to pressure Vice President Mike Pence into overturning the election.

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Here’s Why Floridians Should Pay Attention to the Capitol Riot Hearings

Many Floridians played a key role in the violent attack on the Capitol.

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‘I Was Slipping in People’s Blood’: 6 Key Takeaways From Jan. 6 Committee Hearing #1

The first of six hearings revealed that former President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka accepted that the 2020 election wasn’t stolen, that multiple Republican members of Congress asked Trump for pardons after Jan. 6, and that Trump approved of his supporters chanting “Hang Mike Pence!” 

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New Poll: Voters Support Jan. 6 Hearings, but Worry Trump Republicans Will Promote Violence

The findings come as the US House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack will hold the first of six public hearings Thursday night in primetime.

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Why Are So Many Teens Involved in Recent Shootings?

The role of teenagers in mass shootings has called into question how easy it is for them to acquire firearms.

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This Is What Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Mean for Florida

According to the draft released on Monday, each state would be able to make its own laws. Last month, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law banning abortions after 15 weeks.

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This Is How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is Already Impacting Life in Florida

Fewer tourists, record-high gas prices, and cutbacks on spending are some of the ways the war abroad is affecting the Sunshine State.