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State lawmaker charged after entering Capitol with rioters

A Republican West Virginia state lawmaker has been federally charged for entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself rushing into the building with a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters. Ken Kohl, a top deputy federal prosecutor in Washington, announced the case against state Del. Derrick Evans on a call

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Prosecutor: Sedition charge possible for pro-Trump rioters

The top federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia said Thursday that “all options are on the table” for charging members of the violent pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol — including sedition charges. Michael Sherwin, acting U.S. attorney for D.C., said prosecutors plan to file 15 federal cases on Thursday for crimes including

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich Reaches Settlement with Alarm Monitoring Company

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced more than 600 Arizona consumers will receive restitution as part of a settlement with Guardian Protection Services (Guardian), a Pennsylvania-based alarm monitoring company. The settlement resolves claims that Guardian concealed material facts from consumers, including an “early termination fee” that required consumers to pay for months or even years of

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McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

Vandals lashed out at the leaders of the U.S. House and Senate over the holiday weekend, blighting their homes with graffiti and in one case a pig’s head as Congress failed to approve an increase in the amount of money being sent to individuals to help cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Spray paint on Senate

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