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After the insurrection, America’s far-right groups get more extreme

The U.S. Capitol remains on lockdown, defended by the National Guard. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images Matthew Valasik, Louisiana State University and Shannon Reid, University of North Carolina – Charlotte As the U.S. grapples with domestic extremism in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, warnings about more violence are coming

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Hank Giesecke interviews Daniel McCarthy

Hank Giesecke talks to Daniel McCarthy, former candidate for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, about the Republican Party and what has happened to it. Mr. McCarthy talks about his new party, the Arizona Patriots Party, and why he is putting it together.

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Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans’ path to power

Former President Donald Trump is escalating a political war within his own party that could undermine the Republican push to fight President Joe Biden’s agenda and ultimately return to power. A day after blistering Mitch McConnell, the Senate’s top Republican, as a “dour, sullen and unsmiling political hack,” Trump repeated his baseless claim on Wednesday

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After impeachment acquittal, Trump remains dominant in GOP

The Republican Party still belongs to Donald Trump. After he incited a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last month, the GOP considered purging the norm-shattering former president. But in the end, only seven of 50 Senate Republicans voted to convict Trump in his historic second impeachment trial on Saturday. For Trump’s loyalists, the acquittal

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Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

His presidency over, Donald Trump bid farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted at a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter division in the country he led for four years. “Goodbye. We love you. We will be back in some form,” Trump told supporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland where

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Some in the GOP parrot far-right talk of a coming civil war

War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war. In northwestern Wisconsin, the chairman of the St. Croix County Republican Party was

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