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Plumber Turned Political Candidate Busted in Capitol Riot

A New York City plumber who’s moonlighted as a fringe political candidate is in hot water for allegedly storming the U.S. Capitol during January’s insurrection, boasting about it on social media and then trying to cover his tracks.
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Hearing Exposes TV Viewers to Blunt Language, Racial Slurs

The first day of the House investigation into the Jan. 6 uprising at the U.S. Capitol exposed daytime television viewers to profane language and racial slurs.
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Another Pennsylvania Man Charged in Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

A Pennsylvania man who boasted of macing police at the breach of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection is facing federal charges.
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Police officer responds to GOP claims that Capitol rioters were tourists: 'If that's what American tourists are like, I can see why foreign countries don't like American tourists'

Metropolitan Police Department Officer Daniel Hodges testifies during the opening hearing of the U.S. House (Select) Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images A police officer cracked a joke when asked about GOP claims that Capitol rioters were "tourists." "If that's what American tourists are like, I can see why foreign countries don't like American tourists," Daniel Hodges said. Hodges repeatedly referred to the...
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'I cried out in pain': DC police officer Daniel Hodges recounts when he was crushed by rioters between a door on January 6

Metropolitan Police Department Officer Daniel Hodges testifies during the opening hearing of the U.S. House (Select) Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images MPD officer Daniel Hodges recounted how rioters attacked him on January 6. Hodges described the moment when he was crushed between a door frame of the Capitol. "I was effectively defenseless," Hodges said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Metropolita...
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Capitol police officer testifies that Pro-Trump insurrectionists called Black police 'n-----' during January 6 attack

Private First Class Harry Dunn of the US Capitol Police wipes tears away as a video showing scenes of the January 6th attack is played before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on US Capitol on July 27, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images Officer Harry Dunn says he and other officers were called the N word during Jan. 6 Capitol riot The racial epithets came after Dunn told the rioters he'd voted for President Biden Dunn...
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Police Officers Recount Horrors From the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

By Richard Cowan and Sarah N. LynchWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four police officers who faced attacks and racial slurs as they defended the U.S. Capitol...
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Police Who Defended U.S. Capitol to Testify at Riot Probe's First Hearing

By Sarah N. LynchWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four police officers who worked to defend the U.S. Capitol from a mob of then-President Donald Trump's...
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Texas man told Bumble match of his involvement in Capitol riot, Justice Department says

A Texas man was arrested after telling a Bumble match of his participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chasten Buttigieg says he and Pete couldn't afford more than a 1-bedroom apartment in DC

Pete Buttigieg, right, nominee to be Transportation secretary, and his husband Chasten, attend the inauguration before Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Chasten Buttigieg told The Washington Post that DC is "almost unaffordable." "We couldn't afford the one-bedroom-plus-den," Chasten told The Post. Chasten moved to the city with his hu...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost by Michael C. Bender

Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost by Michael C. Bender Michael C. Bender, senior White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal, presents a deeply reported account of the 2020 presidential campaign that details how Donald J. Trump became the first incumbent in three decades to lose reelection—and the only one whose defeat culminated in a violent insurrection. Beginning with President Trump’s first impeachment and ending with his second, FRANKLY, WE D...
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Sen. Chuck Schumer is demanding accountability from UPS after more than 100 AP exams of high school students never made it to the College Board for grading

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news briefing after the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol June 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Chuck Schumer called on UPS to respond, saying it lost more than 100 AP exams. The College Board initially proposed offering a refund to students or allowing them to retake the exam. Starpoint High School students asked Schumer to request action from UPS or to reimburse them fo...
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Unlikely partners Cheney, Pelosi team up for Jan. 6 probe

By Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the House speaker’s office as the group prepared for the first session of the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Pelosi spoke of the “solemn responsibility” before them and raised her water glass to Cheney, a daughter of the former vice president and the sole Republ...
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Exclusive-'QAnon Shaman' in Plea Negotiations After Mental Health Diagnosis -Lawyer

By Sarah N. LynchWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The participant in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots nicknamed the "QAnon Shaman" is negotiating a possible...
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Biden urges vaccination, calls it ‘gigantically important’

By Alexandra Jaffe and Aamer Madhani | Associated Press CINCINNATI, Ohio — President Joe Biden expressed pointed frustration Wednesday over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate in the U.S. and pleaded that it’s “gigantically important” for Americans to step up and get inoculated for the virus as it surges once again. Biden, speaking at a televised town hall in Cincinnati, said the public health crisis has turned largely into a plight of the unvaccinated as the spread of the delta variant has le...
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Pelosi rejects 2 of McCarthy's GOP picks for January 6 committee over 'unprecedented nature' of Capitol attack

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi answered a range of questions including comments on a recent flap with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more progressive members of the House Democratic caucus. Win McNamee/Getty Images Pelosi announced she's rejecting two of McCarthy's picks for the January 6 committee. The House speaker said she will not ac...
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Malcolm X TV Series in the Works at Sony, Late Activist’s Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz to Produce

The life of Malcolm X has inspired countless people, including such movie directors as Spike Lee and Regina King, who memorably depicted the civil rights activist in their films Malcolm X and One Night in Miami. Now, Malcolm’s own daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, will ensure his legacy continues with a Sony/TriStar television series based on the books X: A Novel and The Awakening of Malcolm X, both of which she co-wrote. Variety reports that Shabazz is executive producing this new Malcolm X series...
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Congressional investigators on the January 6 committee will probe Trump and could subpoena former officials: report

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Benny Thompson (D-MS) listens as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discusses the formation of a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol during a news conference in Washington, U.S., July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The January 6 select committee will vigorously probe Trump, Rep. Bennie Thompson said. Thompson, the committee's chair, told the Guardian that "nothing is off limits" for the panel. The committe...
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Off-duty Orange County DEA agent arrested on Capitol riot charges

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and JIM MUSTIAN | Associated Press An off-duty Drug Enforcement Administration agent from Orange County posed for photographs in which he flashed his DEA badge and firearm outside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, according to a court filing Tuesday following the agent’s arrest. A video posted on the internet also showed Mark Sami Ibrahim carrying a flag bearing the words “Liberty or Death” outside the Capitol, about 12 minutes before a mob of people pulled apart a ne...
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Off-Duty DEA Agent Arrested on Capitol Riot Charges

A Drug Enforcement Administration agent arrested on charges stemming from the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol is accused of posing for photographs in which he flashed his DEA badge and firearm outside the building while off duty.
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Kevin McCarthy names 5 Republicans to Jan. 6 select committee, including Jim Jordan

Rep. Kevin McCarthy's picks for the House's select committee on the U.S. Capitol riot all voted against impeaching former President Donald Trump.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Man Faces 1st Sentencing For Felony In Riot At U.S. Capitol

A Florida man is scheduled to become the first Jan. 6 rioter sentenced for a felony.
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Ready to tackle MIT's recommended reading list for summer 2021?

As we enter the heart of summer, many of us will find ourselves with added time for relaxation and deep reading. The following titles represent a selection of recent offerings from MIT faculty and staff. Happy reading!Novel, Biography, and Memoir"The Planet After Geoengineering" (Actar, 2021)By Rania Ghosn, associate professor of architectureThis graphic novel makes climate engineering and its controversies visible in five stories assembled from the deep underground to outer space. Each "geo-sto...
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Airlines and regulators turn to eye-poking flight attendants and eye-popping fines amid sharp rise in unruly passenger incidents

Frontier Airlines flight attendants study self-defense at a training in Denver in 2007. Rick Wilking/Reuters Airlines and federal regulators are scrambling to contain a sudden uptick in unruly passengers on planes. The FAA has received 3,420 "unruly passenger" reports in 2021, and 3,000 weapons have been seized at airports. Under zero-tolerance policy, fines are larger than ever, and some are pushing for federal prosecutions for in-flight assaults. See more stories on Insider's busines...
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Pelosi feared Trump might use nuclear weapons in his last days in office, and asked a top general how stop it, book says

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence preside over the Electoral College vote certification for President-elect Joe Biden, during a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images Nancy Pelosi worried that Trump could use nuclear weapons in his last days in office, a book said. Pelosi expressed her concern to the top US military officer, according to "I Alone Can Fix It." CNN published par...
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Biden Pitches Huge Budget, Says Dems Will 'Get a Lot Done'

President Joe Biden visited the U.S. Capitol in search of Democratic support for his multitrillion-dollar domestic agenda.
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Idaho Man Who Sat in Pence's Chair Pleads Guilty to Capitol Riot Charge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Idaho man who sat in then-Vice President Mike Pence's chair during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol pleaded guilty...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Stokes Jan. 6 Conspiracy Theories

Former President Donald Trump is casting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as a patriotic act.
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Texas Dems Dismiss GOP Gripes, Arguing That Abbott ‘Poisoned The Process’ From The First

Fresh off their flight, Texas Democrats held court outside the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday where they argued that their exodus was only as extreme as the GOP actions that forced it. [Author: Kate Riga]
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Joe Manchin doubles down on refusing to add to the deficit to fund a Democrat-only infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 09: Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks with Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) (L), before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on June 9, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The committee is hearing testimony about the Fiscal Year 2022 budget request for the Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images Manchin doubled down on his insistence to fully finance a Democrat-only infrastructure packag...
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