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Associated Press
January 13, 2021 - 5:09 am
A Nevada lawmaker resigned amid an investigation involving the use of campaign contributions that prompted law enforcement to raid his home in May.
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Associated Press
January 13, 2021 - 5:01 am
A leftover legal bid by a conservative former state lawmaker to block certification of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s win in Nevada has been dismissed.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on the day after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Associated Press
January 13, 2021 - 4:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's fiery speech at a rally just before the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol is at the center of the impeachment charge against him, even as the falsehoods he spread for months about election fraud are still being championed by some Republicans. A Capitol police...
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President Donald Trump tours a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Alamo, Texas. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
January 13, 2021 - 3:02 am
Republicans offered only modest reproach when President Donald Trump said there were “very fine people” on both sides of a white supremacist rally. They stayed in line when Trump was caught pressuring a foreign leader and later defended his handling of a deadly pandemic. But with a sudden force,...
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Metal detectors are set up for lawmakers and staff before entering the House chamber, a new security measure put into place after a mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. The House is trying to push the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly to remove President Donald Trump from office. Democrats are set to pass a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke constitutional authority under the 25th Amendment to oust Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Associated Press
January 12, 2021 - 8:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming impeachment itself for the “tremendous anger” in America...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 15, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at his primary election night event at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. At right is his son Eric Trump. Hits to President Donald Trump’s business empire since the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol are part of a liberal “cancel culture,” his son Eric told The Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, saying his father will leave the presidency with a powerful brand backed by millions of voters who will follow him “to the ends of the Earth.” (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Associated Press
January 12, 2021 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The PGA canceled its tournament at his golf course. Banks say they won’t lend to him anymore. New York City is looking to end his contract to operate the Central Park skating rink. Hits to President Donald Trump’s business empire since the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol are part...
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Steven D'Antuono, head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Washington field office, speaks as acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin, right, listens during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Washington. Federal prosecutors are looking at bringing “significant” cases involving possible sedition and conspiracy charges in last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)
Associated Press
January 12, 2021 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI warned law enforcement agencies ahead of last week's breach of the U.S. Capitol about the potential for extremist-driven violence, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, contradicting earlier statements that they were caught off guard by the assault by supporters of President...
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Nevada state Sen. Yvanna D. Cancela (D-Las Vegas) speaks with an attendee during a Democratic canvass kickoff with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as she campaigns for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris at Bruce Trent Park on October 24, 202
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Associated Press
January 12, 2021 - 5:18 am
A Nevada state legislator announced she is resigning her Senate seat to join the Biden administration.
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President-elect Joe Biden arrives at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
January 11, 2021 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — This time, they'll be ready. The inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden will be held on the same risers in the same spot at the U.S. Capitol where a violent, pro-Trump mob descended last week. But the two events aren't even comparable from a security standpoint, said Michael...
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The logo of the social media platform Parler is displayed in Berlin, Jan. 10, 2021. In the background on a screen is the platform's website. The conservative-friendly social network Parler was booted off the internet Monday, Jan. 11, over ties to last week's siege on the U.S. Capitol, but not before hackers made off with an archive of its posts, including any that might have helped organize or document the riot. (Christophe Gateau/dpa via AP)
Associated Press
January 11, 2021 - 5:20 pm
The conservative-friendly social network Parler was booted off the internet Monday over ties to last week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol, but not before digital activists made off with an archive of its posts, including any that might have helped organize or document the riot. Amazon kicked Parler off...
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