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5 people died in the Capitol insurrection. Experts say it could have been so much worse.

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Five people died in the Capitol insurrection on January 6, including a Capitol Police officer.  But experts told Insider that the insurrection could have been much deadlier.  Experts said that swift thinking to bring Congress members and staff to safety likely saved lives.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One hundred f...
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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland tried to bring a firearm into the Capitol on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Andy Harris tried to carry a concealed gun into the House on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Metal detectors in the Capitol went off when Harris walked through. Harris tried to have another representative hold his weapon, then had to leave and come back. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Rep. Andy Harris tr...
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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol Building on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland attempted to bring a firearm into the Capitol just weeks after the Capitol Building siege. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland, attempted to carry a concealed weapon into the House Chambers on Thursday, the Huffington Post reported.  Metal detectors placed in the Capitol following the January 6 attack went off when Harris attempted to walk through.  Harris attempted to have another representative hold his weapon be...
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Here are the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over the Capitol siege

Trump addresses supporters in Washington DC on January 6, 2021, ahead of an attack on the US Capitol Getty Images 10 Republicans in the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump after the US Capitol siege. On Wednesday, the House voted 232-197 to charge Trump with inciting the January 6 insurrection on the US Capitol.  New York Rep. John Katko became the first member of his party to publicly support impeachment, and he was closely followed by Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney,...
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Trump's 2nd impeachment is the most bipartisan in US history

Associated Press The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a deadly siege of the US Capitol on January 6. This is the second time Trump has been impeached, and it is the most bipartisan impeachment vote in US history. One Republican voted to impeach Trump the first time, and five Democrats voted to impeach President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s. No Democrats voted to impeach President An...
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Trump's second impeachment is the most bipartisan in US history

Associated Press The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a deadly siege of the US Capitol on January 6. This is the second time Trump was impeached, and it is the most bipartisan impeachment vote in US history. One Republican voted to impeach Trump the first time, and five Democrats voted to impeach President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s. No Democrats voted to impeach President Andrew ...
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Watch live: U.S. House takes up second impeachment of President Donald Trump (6:00 a.m.)

Mike Dorning, Erik Wasson and Billy House | Bloomberg The U.S. House prepared to vote on a history-making second impeachment of Donald Trump as lawmakers seethed over his role inciting last week’s mob attack on the Capitol and the president’s once-firm control over the Republican party began to break down. Trump’s impeachment appeared inevitable in a vote Democrats anticipated would come Wednesday, with the resolution’s sponsors claiming broad support from Democrats and public backing from sever...
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Trump on verge of second impeachment after Capitol siege

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time in an unprecedented House vote Wednesday, a week after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results just before they stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly siege. While Trump’s first impeachment in 2019 brought no Republican votes in the House, a small but significant number of leaders and lawmakers are breaking with t...
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Watch live: U.S. House takes up second impeachment of President Donald Trump

Mike Dorning, Erik Wasson and Billy House | Bloomberg The U.S. House prepared to vote on a history-making second impeachment of Donald Trump as lawmakers seethed over his role inciting last week’s mob attack on the Capitol and the president’s once-firm control over the Republican party began to break down. Trump’s impeachment appeared inevitable in a vote Democrats anticipated would come Wednesday, with the resolution’s sponsors claiming broad support from Democrats and public backing from sever...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is inclined to vote to convict Trump in an impeachment trial, new report says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is now leaning towards voting to convict President Donald Trump to remove him from office, Axios reported on Tuesday night.  McConnell believes Trump has committed multiple impeach...
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House passes a resolution calling on Pence to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images The House of Representatives passed a resolution late Tuesday night demanding Vice President Mike Pence immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office. The vice president announced hours before the vote that he won't be doing so because it will set a "terrible precedent" and further "inflame the passions of the moment."  ...
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House is poised to pass a resolution calling on Pence to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images The House of Representatives is poised to pass a resolution Tuesday demanding Vice President Mike Pence immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office. The vice president announced just before the vote that he won't be doing so because it will set a "terrible precedent" and further "inflame the passions of the moment."  T...
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Here are all the Republicans who have come out in favor of impeaching Trump over the Capitol siege

Trump addresses supporters in Washington DC on January 6, 2021, ahead of an attack on the US Capitol Getty Images At least three Republicans in the House of Representatives announced on Tuesday that they will vote to impeach President Donald Trump after the US Capitol siege. New York Rep. John Katko became the first member of his party to publicly support impeachment, and he was closely followed by Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney and Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger. The White House reportedly expects...
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READ: House Democrats release a scathing 50-page report in favor of impeaching Trump for inciting deadly Capitol riots

Printer and internet snafus held up the release of Congress' latest stimulus bill text at the US Capitol on Monday. Tom Brenner/Reuters House Democrats are set to vote on an article of impeachment for President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection on the US Capitol. As House members began to debate on Tuesday evening, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee released a 50-page report outlining the imminent need for Trump to be impeached and removed from office. Trump's term as p...
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READ: House Democrats release a scathing 50-page report in favor of impeaching Trump for inciting the deadly Capitol insurrection

Printer and internet snafus held up the release of Congress' latest stimulus bill text at the US Capitol on Monday. Tom Brenner/Reuters House Democrats are set to vote on an article of impeachment for President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection on the US Capitol. As House members began to debate on Tuesday evening, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee released a 50-page report outlining the imminent need for Trump to be impeached and removed from office. Trump's term as p...
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Rep. John Katko becomes the first House Republican to back Trump impeachment in wake of deadly Capitol siege

Rep. John Katko (R-New York). Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Rep. John Katko of New York on Tuesday became the first House Republican to announce that he would vote to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting the US Capitol riots, according to the Syracuse Post-Standard. Katko said that he would support at least 218 House Democrats who have signed on to an impeachment resolution. "To allow the president of the United States to incite this attack without consequence is a direct ...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is 'pleased' at the prospect of Trump being impeached, new report says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell believes President Donald Trump has committed multiple impeachable offenses and is "pleased" at the idea of him being impeached, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.  McConnell ...
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Republican senator Rob Portman demands Trump tell his supporters to be peaceful as law enforcement warns of more violence

Vice President Mike Pence speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a signing ceremony and meeting with the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and the Prime Minister of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti in the Oval Office of the White House on September 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images GOP Sen. Rob Portman said President Donald Trump will be to blame for violence committed by his supporters if he doesn't "unambiguously" urge them to "remain peaceful" after last...
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GOP Rep. John Katko beats Democrat Dana Balter in their rematch for New York's 24th District

Rep. John Katko has defeated Democrat Dana Belter in their contest for New York's 24th Congressional District, according to Decision Desk HQ. Balter, who lost to Katko by five points in 2018, was also recently endorsed by 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Katko is one of just three Republican House representatives representing a district won by both President Obama in 2012 and Hillary Clinton in 2016.  See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Visit Busin...
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Democrats projected to retain their House majority but lose key seats to Republicans

  Decision Desk HQ has projected Democrats to retain control of the House of Representatives after the 2020 election. The Democrats failed at their goals to protect some of their most vulnerable representatives, however, and to expand their control of the House.  As of Tuesday morning, the Democrats had lost a net of four seats to the Republicans.  Before the election, many election analysts expected Democrats to easily maintain and expand their majority in the House by anywhere from five to 15...
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Democrats projected to retain their House majority, but lose key seats to Republicans

  Decision Desk HQ has projected Democrats to retain control of the House of Representatives after the 2020 election. However, the Democrats failed at their goals to protect some of their most vulnerable representatives, and to expand their control of the House.  As of Monday, the Democrats had lost a net of four seats to the Republicans.  Before the election, many election analysts expected Democrats to easily maintain and expand their majority in the House by anywhere from five to 15 seats ba...
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LIVE RESULTS: Democrats are losing key House seats to Republicans but look set to keep their majority

  Republicans are having an unexpectedly strong showing in the race for the House of Representatives, flipping back several Democratic-controlled seats and holding off Democratic challengers in others. Still, Democrats are on track to keep their majority. The House currently consists of 232 Democrats, 197 Republicans, one Libertarian, and five vacancies. Republicans flipped seven Democratic-controlled seats, and Democrats won back two previously GOP-controlled North Carolina seats that were red...
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LIVE RESULTS: Democrats are losing key House seats to Republicans, but look set to keep their majority

  Republicans are having an unexpectedly strong showing in the race for the House of Representatives, flipping back several Democratic-controlled seats and holding off Democratic challengers in others.  However, Democrats are still on track to keep their majority. The House currently consists of 232 Democrats, 197 Republicans, one Libertarian, and five vacancies.  As of Thursday, Decision Desk HQ projects that Republicans have gained back five seats on net so far. Republicans flipped seven Demo...
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LIVE RESULTS: Republicans are posting an unexpectedly strong showing in the House of Representatives, but Democrats are still on track to keep their majority

  Republicans are having an unexpectedly strong showing in the race for the House of Representatives, flipping back several Democratic-controlled seats and holding off Democratic challengers in others.  However, Democrats are still on track to keep their majority. The House currently consists of 232 Democrats, 197 Republicans, one Libertarian, and five vacancies.  As of Thursday, Decision Desk HQ projects that Republicans have gained back five seats on net so far. Republicans flipped seven Demo...
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LIVE RESULTS: Republicans posted an unexpectedly strong showing in the House of Representatives

  Republicans are having an unexpectedly strong showing in the race for the House of Representatives, flipping back several Democratic-controlled seats and holding off Democratic challengers in others.  The House currently consists of 232 Democrats, 197 Republicans, one Libertarian, and five vacancies.  Decision Desk HQ projects that Republicans have, as of Thursday, gained back five seats on net so far. Republicans flipped seven Democratic-controlled seats, and Democrats won back two previousl...
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Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick is projected to defeat Democrat Christina Finello in Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District

Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick retained his seat in Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District, according to Decision Desk HQ. Fitzpatrick is one of three Republican House incumbents up for reelection in a district won by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Pennsylvania redrew its congressional map in 2018 after it was deemed unconstitutional by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republic...
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RESULTS: GOP Rep. John Katko and Democrat Dana Balter square off in a rematch for New York's 24th District

Rep. John Katko is facing a rematch against Democrat Dana Balter in New York's 24th Congressional District.  The race will be called as soon as there are sufficient data to make a conclusion. Balter, who lost to Katko by five points in 2018, was also recently endorsed by 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Katko is one of just three Republican House representatives representing a district won by both President Obama in 2012 and Hillary Clinton in 2016.  See the live coverage and ful...
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RESULTS: Democrat Christina Finello moves to unseat Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick in Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick looks to retain his seat against Christina Finello, a Democrat with Democratic National Campaign Committee backing. The race will be called as soon as there are sufficient data to make a conclusion. Fitzpatrick is one of three Republican House incumbents up for re-election in a district won by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Pennsylvania re-drew its congressional map in 2018 after being deemed unconstitutional by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. See the live coverage and full res...
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LIVE RESULTS: Democrats aim to maintain and expand their majority in the House of Representatives

  Democrats are seeking to expand their majority in the House of Representatives after decisively flipping control of the chamber in the 2018 midterms. All 435 seats in the chamber are up for grabs. The House comprises 232 Democrats, 197 Republicans, one Libertarian, and five vacancies. Election analysts say that Republicans have little to no chance of winning back the chamber, with Democrats positioned to gain anywhere from five to 15 seats. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
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LIVE RESULTS: GOP Rep. John Katko and Democrat Dana Balter square off in a rematch for New York's 24th District

Rep. John Katko is facing a rematch against Democrat Dana Balter in New York's 24th Congressional District.  Polls began closing in the district at 9 p.m. local time. Balter, who lost to Katko by five points in 2018, was also recently endorsed by 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Katko is one of just three Republican House representatives representing a district won by both President Obama in 2012 and Hillary Clinton in 2016.  See the live coverage and full results from all US Hou...
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