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Republicans Splinter Over Whether to Make a Full Break From Trump
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Capitol Attack Leads Democrats to Demand That Trump Leave Office

Capitol Attack Leads Democrats to Demand That Trump Leave Office

By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman

The White House was propelled deeper into crisis as officials resigned in protest and prominent Republicans broke with the president after he incited a mob that assaulted Congress.

Republicans Splinter Over Whether to Make a Full Break From Trump

Republicans Splinter Over Whether to Make a Full Break From Trump

By Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns

Republicans face a disturbing prospect: that Wednesday's Trump-inspired violence could linger for decades as a stain on the party.

With Democrats in Control, Biden Moves to Advance Agenda

With Democrats in Control, Biden Moves to Advance Agenda

By Jim Tankersley and Michael D. Shear

By gaining the Senate, Democrats have the chance to move on large parts of the president-elect's ambitions for the economy, health care, climate change and more.

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These Are the Rioters Who Stormed the Nation's Capitol

By Sabrina Tavernise and Matthew Rosenberg

The mob that rampaged the halls of Congress included infamous white supremacists and conspiracy theorists.

We've Seen the Ugly Truth About America

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We've Seen the Ugly Truth About America

By Roxane Gay

But if the Democrats dare to use their power, a brave new world might be possible.

Today's Videos

Trump Pledges Orderly Transfer of Power

Video Video: Trump Pledges Orderly Transfer of Power

By President Trump's Twitter Account

President Trump said a day after a mob stormed the Capitol that a "new administration" would be sworn in after a "smooth, orderly, seamless transition of power."

Pelosi Calls for Trump's Removal From Office

Video Video: Pelosi Calls for Trump's Removal From Office

By Reuters

Following the U.S. Capitol riot, Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to strip President Trump of his powers.

Biden Introduces Attorney General Nominee in Wake of Capitol Riot

Video Video: Biden Introduces Attorney General Nominee in Wake of Capitol Riot

By The Associated Press

While introducing his nominee for attorney general, Merrick Garland, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. said the nation needed to restore the independence and integrity of the Justice Department.

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