‘Late Show’ Staffers Arrested at U.S. Capitol While Filming

CBS said the group was part of a production team recording interviews at the Capitol building for a comedy segment on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

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Judge Convicts Man Who Carried Confederate Flag in Capitol Attack

Kevin Seefried was found guilty with his son by a federal judge of obstructing the certification of the 2020 presidential vote along with other lesser charges.

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Jan. 6 Panel Says Capitol Marcher Toured With G.O.P. Congressman

The committee released surveillance footage of a Capitol complex tour on Jan. 5 and video of a man it said was part of the tour marching toward the Capitol during the riot.

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Jan. 6 Committee Hearing: Heroes and Villains

Even some of the president’s closest allies knew his Big Lie was a lie. But it’s the Jan. 6 congressional committee bringing the truth to light.

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Republicans Attempt to Undercut Jan. 6 Committee With Inaccurate Claims

Before public hearings begin, Republican lawmakers sought to portray the panel as illegitimate.

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Jan. 6 Inquiry Presses Rep. Barry Loudermilk on Capitol Tour

The leaders of the panel said they had evidence that Representative Barry Loudermilk escorted visitors through the Capitol complex on Jan. 5, though he has denied doing so.

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Jan. 6 Trial Begins for Thomas Webster, Former N.Y.P.D. Officer

A onetime member of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s security detail is accused of assaulting a Washington police officer during the Capitol riot.

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Plane Carrying Army Parachutists Briefly Alarms Capitol

After the Capitol was evacuated, Nancy Pelosi lashed out at the F.A.A. for its “apparent failure to notify Capitol Police of the preplanned flyover.”

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Alaska Man Who Threatened to Kill U.S. Senators Gets Nearly 3 Years in Prison

Prosecutors said that Jay Allen Johnson left 17 threatening and expletive-laden voicemails over five months for Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, both of Alaska.

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Foxes and D.C. Politicians Don’t Mix, As This Week and History Show

The nation’s founding fathers hunted foxes for sport. This week, a rabid fox that bit nine people near the U.S. Capitol led to a very different type of hunt.

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Judge Finds Matthew Martin Not Guilty in First Jan. 6 Acquittal

The defendant, Matthew Martin, had claimed the police let him into the Capitol during last year’s pro-Trump riot. The judge agreed.

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Man Charged With Pushing a Capitol Police Officer Over a Ledge on Jan. 6

The F.B.I. said it had identified Ralph Joseph Celentano III from a photo on Facebook and Instagram that showed him attending a fund-raiser for a sea turtle foundation.

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Guy Reffitt’s Son Testifies Against Him in Jan. 6 Trial

Guy Reffitt’s 19-year-old son took the stand against him in federal court in a remarkable tableau that captured how one family was split by the attack on the Capitol.

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Prosecutors Open Arguments in First Jan. 6 Trial

Guy Reffitt recorded himself as he entered the Capitol with zip ties and a pistol. “We’re taking the Capitol before the day is over, ripping them out by their hair,” he said.

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Bracing for Biden and Protests, Officials Fortify the Capitol

A security fence, National Guard troops and more police surround the Capitol in preparation for the State of the Union address and a possible truck convoy of protesters.

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How Threats Against Politicians Are Surging

A review of threats against members of Congress shows how a mainstreaming of violent political speech has prompted a growing number of Americans to target elected officials.

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A Capitol Police Officer Recounts Jan. 6: An Update

Officer Harry Dunn tells us what the Capitol riot was like from the inside.

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Capitol Police Officer Charged With Obstructing Justice in Jan. 6 Case

Michael A. Riley, a veteran of the force, encouraged a man in the Capitol during the riot to delete social media posts showing he was there, according to the indictment.

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William J. Walker, Sidelined on Jan. 6, Has New Job Securing Capitol

William J. Walker has testified about how his requests for approval to deploy the National Guard on Jan. 6 went unanswered. Now it falls to him to prevent another rampage.

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Capitol Police Inquiry Into Jan. 6 Riot Recommends Disciplining Six Officers

None of the officers, or details about the recommended penalties, were identified. Criminal charges will not be filed against any of the officers.

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Capitol Officer Defends Shooting Ashli Babbitt and Reveals His Identity

“I know that day I saved countless lives,” Lt. Michael Byrd said in an interview with NBC. He said shooting Ashli Babbitt, who smashed through a door near lawmakers, was a “last resort.”

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Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump and Allies Over Election Lies and Jan. 6

The suit, which took a broad view of the riot’s origins, was the latest effort to hold former President Donald J. Trump accountable for the Capitol attack.

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Capitol Police Clear Officer Who Shot Ashli Babbitt

“The actions of the officer in this case potentially saved members and staff from serious injury and possible death,” the agency said.

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North Carolina Man Is Charged in Capitol Bombing Threat

The man, Floyd Ray Roseberry, faces a charge of threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction after he drove to the Capitol and claimed on Facebook that he had a bomb.

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Why Do Republicans Hate Cops?

Turning their backs on the ones who had their backs.

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Months After Riot, Capitol Police Face Multiple Crises

The department that protects Congress is damaged and depleted following the Jan. 6 assault, with funding, staffing and operational problems plaguing a deeply demoralized force.

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House Opens Jan. 6 Investigation Over Republican Opposition

With all but two Republicans voting no, the House created a select committee, controlled by Democrats, to scrutinize the security failures and root causes that contributed to the Capitol riot.

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Inside the Capitol Riot: An Exclusive Video Investigation

The Times analyzed thousands of videos from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol Building to understand how it happened — and why. Here are some of the key findings.

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Officer Injured in Capitol Riot Asks McCarthy to Disavow Lies About It

Officer Michael Fanone, who was seriously injured by the pro-Trump mob, said he came away disappointed from his meeting with the top House Republican.

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F.B.I. Is Pursuing ‘Hundreds’ in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Wray Tells Congress

In two separate hearings, the F.B.I. director and Pentagon officials answered questions about the failure to adequately prepare for and respond to the Jan. 6 attack.

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Capitol Riot Security Failures Detailed in Senate Report

A 127-page joint report is the most comprehensive and detailed account to date on the intelligence, communications and policing failures around the Capitol riot.

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‘Does Anybody Have a Plan?’ Senate Report Details Jan. 6 Security Failures.

A 127-page joint report is the most comprehensive and detailed account to date on the intelligence, communications and policing failures around the Capitol riot.

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Key Questions on Jan. 6 Capitol Attack May Go Unanswered

The demise of an independent panel to investigate the riot means that the country is unlikely to get a definitive accounting for one of the most serious domestic attacks on the government in history.

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Senate Republicans Filibuster Jan. 6 Inquiry Bill, Blocking a Capitol Riots Investigation

The vote killed the best chance for an independent accounting of the deadly Capitol attack, which Republicans feared would damage them politically.

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

The one-vote margin of passage reflected opposition on the right and left. The measure faces long odds in the Senate, where it is likely to face a filibuster.

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Subpoena to Twitter Is Said to Concern a Purported Threat to McConnell, not Nunes

Details are trickling out about the Justice Department’s use of a grand jury to attempt to identify the user behind a parody account mocking Representative Devin Nunes.

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Democrats Move Closer to Setting Up Jan. 6 Commission

House Democrats plan to vote on a bill to create an independent commission to investigate the Capitol riot, but whether Republican leaders would support it was unclear.

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Republicans Rewrite History of the Capitol Riot, Hampering an Inquiry

Republicans in Congress are insisting that any investigation into the Jan. 6 attack include an examination of left-wing violence.

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‘There Was a Big Battle in Here’: Lawyers Tour Capitol as a Crime Scene

Defense lawyers representing suspects in the riot are being given tours of the Capitol to help them visualize what took place on Jan. 6.

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America Needs a Jan. 6 Commission

The attack on our democracy must be investigated to prevent history from repeating itself.

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Officer Attacked in Capitol Riot Died of Strokes, Medical Examiner Rules

The determination is likely to complicate efforts to prosecute anyone in the death of the officer, Brian Sicknick.

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Lack of Training Led Capitol Police to Temper Riot Response, Watchdog Says

The force’s inspector general testified that a top official ordered officers not to use their most powerful anti-riot tools on Jan. 6 because of concerns they did not know how.

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Police Told to Hold Back on Capitol Riot Response, Report Finds

Despite being tipped that “Congress itself is the target” on Jan. 6, Capitol Police were ordered not to use their most powerful crowd-control weapons, according to a scathing new watchdog report.

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Key Findings from the Inspector General’s Capitol Riot Report

Intelligence failures, orders to use less aggressive measures and equipment breakdowns contributed to the Capitol Police’s botched response, a watchdog found.

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Mourning Another Fallen Officer, Capitol Police Face Deepening Crisis

Officer William F. Evans was the second Capitol Police officer to lie in honor in the Rotunda this year, the latest blow to a department reeling after the Jan. 6 attack.

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Driver Rams Into Officers at Capitol, Killing One and Injuring Another

The attack shocked a Capitol slowly returning to normalcy after the Jan. 6 riot, raising new questions about securing the complex.

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What We Know And Don’t Know About the US Capitol Attack

Here is what we know as of 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

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After Capitol Riot, Senate Taps Intelligence Official to Lead Security

Lt. Gen. Karen Gibson held top intelligence posts in the military before she joined a post-Jan. 6 security review of the Capitol. She will have an all-female leadership team.

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After Capitol Riot, Lawmakers Chafe at Security Measures

There is bipartisan interest in removing fencing around the Capitol and dismissing the National Guard troops deployed there, but law enforcement officials fear new threats.

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‘I Thought I Was Going to Die’: A Capitol Police Officer Recounts Jan. 6

Officer Harry Dunn tells us what the Capitol riot was like from the inside.

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