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President Biden and a bipartisan caucus on Capitol Hill may have just taken the first step toward the establishment of clear, narrow limits on a commander in chief’s authority to take the country into war. #TWTFrontPage 

Many called the Capitol riots unprecedented. But they’re an eerie repeat of the mob violence the US saw after the Civil War

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Many called the Capitol riots unprecedented. But they’re an eerie repeat of the mob violence the US saw after the Civil War

Many called the Capitol riots unprecedented. But they’re an eerie repeat of the mob violence the US saw after the Civil War

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Many called the Capitol riots unprecedented. But they’re an eerie repeat of the mob violence the US saw after the Civil War

INDICTED: A man living in Uniontown was indicted for his alleged role in the Capitol riots. The FBI says he posted on Facebook that “what happened was the opening of a war.”

A Representative from California is suing former President Trump for his role in the deadly riot on Capitol Hill in January. The lawsuit says Trump "waged an all out war on a peaceful transition of power."

The Civil War's aftermath explains everything about the Capitol riots

Federal prosecutors say a Seattle-area resident was nominated to have “war powers” to lead the Proud Boys on January 6, as they continue to allege that members of the Trump-supporting extremist group were prepping and organizing an attack on the Capitol.

EXCLUSIVE: While the Capitol Was Stormed, A Group of Men Gathered Near the Marine Corps War Memorial (ARLnow)

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Steven Sund, the chief of the United States Capitol Police, on the mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6: "These criminals came prepared for war."

When you hear lawmakers like Sen. Johnson suggest that the armed insurrection wasn't an armed insurrection, recall former Capitol Police Chief Sund's description: "These criminals came prepared for war."

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Even in the Civil War, the Confederate flag never got close the Capitol. More than 150 years later, the sight of a man casually carrying one outside the Senate floor was a piercing reminder of the persistence of white supremacism.

FBI report warned of ‘war’ at the U.S. Capitol, undercutting claims there was no intelligence to suggest there would be violence

moments after VP Pence asks House Dems to "work together" to "lower the temperature" of the nation, a number of House Republicans pick a culture war fight over having to walk through metal detectors to get into the very Capitol building that was breached six days ago

To see the Confederate flag marched through our Capitol by a seditious mob is to realize, once again, that the bloody injustices which sparked our Civil War have not been fully reckoned with by this nation. Not by a long shot.

I’m unlocking the article I wrote yesterday on how the intense fears and emotions provoked by the Capitol breach are being exploited and weaponized in historically familiar ways for new authoritarian measures. A new War on Terror has begun, domestically:

Will Republicans on Capitol Hill trash an Iraqi War hero who was awarded the Purple Heart, when he shared concerns about America’s national security? Is the Trump Personality Cult more powerful to them now than a war hero’s patriotism?

Every ten minutes a child dies from starvation in Yemen due to the war. Senate votes on Tuesday. Please spend 5 minutes calling your Senator. US Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121. A switchboard operator will connect you directly with the Senate office you request.

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