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For black aides on Capitol Hill, Jan. 6 brought particular trauma

Symbols of racism and white supremacy were on full display at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Rioters paraded the Confederate battle flag through the halls

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Centrist Republicans outline relief package before meeting Biden

The coalition of mostly centrist Republican senators, led by Susan Collins of Maine, on Monday outlined their $618 billion plan, which they are billing as a way for Biden to pass a pandemic aid…

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After the Capitol riot, a tradition is interrupted

The Capitol grounds, one of the best spots in the city for sledding, are now off limits, another reverberation of the rampage there on Jan 6.

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Trump’s attack on Coronavirus relief divides GOP and threatens recovery

His four-minute video on Tuesday night demanding significant changes to the bill and larger direct stimulus checks also threw a wrench into his party’s push to hold the Senate with victories in…

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Trump’s Confederate base veto threat imperils defense bill

It is highly unusual for a provision that has been passed by both the House and the Senate to be jettisoned in final negotiations over the bill

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