Stories tagged: "US Capitol"


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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Feared for Her Life During Pro-Trump Mob Capitol Attack

The progressive Democrat feared that “QAnon and white supremacist sympathizers” in Congress could create opportunities that would put her in harm's way.

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House Republican Liz Cheney Votes to Impeach Trump

The No. 3 Republican in the House wants the president to face the consequences of his actions, even as Trump denies any responsibility for the Jan. 6 attacks on the Capitol.

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I Was Deeply Embedded in the Pro-Trump Rallies. Journalists Like Me Saw This Coming.

On Jan. 6, we saw white privilege and white supremacy in action, but the biases that fueled the terrorism on the Capitol have been growing over the course of 2020.

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Rep. Ritchie Torres Wasn’t Deterred by the Chaos on Capitol Hill

"I never thought, as a newly sworn-in Congressman, that I would live through a violent assault on the US Capitol," said the first-time elected official, Rep. Ritchie Torres.

From J.Lo to Ricky Martin: Latino Celebs React to Rioters’ Violence on the US Capitol

Our querendones went to social media to strongly denounce the violent attack on American democracy.

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Latinos Are Familiar With Insurrection, but the Way the Attempted Coup Was Handled Was Unprecedented

An expert said Wednesday’s events in Washington question the moral authority of the United States regarding future involvement in international conflicts—something the country has done throughout history.

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Black and Latino Groups Unite and Demand Trump Be Removed From Office Right Now

"Donald Trump incited today's violent attack on our democracy," reads the letter signed by dozens of group leaders.