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GOP blocks Capitol riot probe, displaying loyalty to Trump

Senate Republicans on Friday blocked creation of a bipartisan panel to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, displaying continuing party loyalty to former President Donald Trump and firm determination to shift the political focus away from the violent insurrection by his GOP supporters. The Senate vote was 54-35 — six short of

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GOP poised to block bipartisan probe of Jan. 6 insurrection

Photo: Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Senator Richard Burr (R – N.C.) Senate Republicans are poised to block the creation of a special commission to study the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, dashing hopes for a bipartisan panel amid a GOP push to put the violent insurrection by Donald Trump’s supporters behind them.

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Jim Lamon Announces Campaign for U.S. Senate

Republican Jim Lamon announced the launch of his campaign for U.S. Senate. Lamon is the first major Republican contender to announce a campaign to retake the Senate seat occupied by freshman Democrat Mark Kelly. A Fortune 500 executive with more than 30 years’ experience in engineering and construction of large-scale fossil fuel and solar power

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EXPLAINER: How Congress’ Jan. 6 commission would work

An independent commission to study the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection would be modeled after a similar panel that studied the 9/11 terrorist attacks and has long been hailed as a bipartisan success. But bipartisanship isn’t always popular these days, especially in the wake of the deadly siege by a mob of former President Donald Trump’s

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Kimberly Yee Announces Campaign for Governor

Conservative Republican Kimberly Yee released a video announcing her campaign to be Arizona’s next Governor. “I’m running for Governor to put Arizona first, to ensure our children have the same opportunities and freedoms my family found here, and that starts with securing our southern border.” Kimberly Yee said. “My family’s story is about legal immigration

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