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Capitol Hill Ceremony held for Officer Sicknick

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick lay in honor Wednesday in the building he died defending, as colleagues and members of Congress paid their respects.
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Lawmakers Honor Slain Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick In Rotunda

Lawmakers Honor Slain Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick In Rotunda

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President Biden joined Sicknick's family and colleagues from the Capitol Police Tuesday night. Sicknick was fatally injured while fending off a mob during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol complex. (Image credit: Salwan Georges/AFP via Getty Images)
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Officer Killed in Riot Is Honored in Capitol That Mob Overran

Officer Killed in Riot Is Honored in Capitol That Mob Overran

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Congressional leaders paid their respects Wednesday to Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, praising his courage in giving his life to defend Congress from a violent mob in the Jan. 6 attack.
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Slain Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick honored by congressional lawmakers

Slain Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick honored by congressional lawmakers

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Congressional lawmakers and US Capitol Police officers paid their final respects to Brian Sicknick on Wednesday - as the slain officer lay in honor inside the very building he was tasked with protecting. A steady stream of mourners silently passed by Sicknick's urn next to a tri-folded American flag, each stopping one by one to...
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Biden, Harris pay respects to Capitol officer killed in riot

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON - Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick lay in honor Wednesday in the building he died defending, as colleagues, members of Congress and the president and vice president paid their respects.
Sicknick died after defending the Capitol on Jan. 6 against the mob that stormed the building and interrupted the electoral count after then-President Donald Trump urged supporters on the National Mall to “fight like hell” to overturn his defeat. The U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement that Sicknick, who died the next day, was injured “while physically...
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Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

The Capitol Police has asked the National Guard to extend its deployment to the Capitol beyond next week amid mounting concerns over domestic extremists seeking to target... Read more ...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket attack in Iraq

U.S. and Iraqi officials believe that an Iran-backed group with a history of targeting Americans in Iraq was responsible for Wednesday's attack on an Iraqi air base that hosts... Read more ...

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

A sweeping voting rights reform bill passed the House in a 220-210 vote Wednesday night, with every Republican and one Democrat voting against. The HR1 "For the People Act... Read more ...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

House Passes George Floyd Bill Designed To Help Prevent Police Misconduct

House Passes George Floyd Bill Designed To Help Prevent Police Misconduct

The legislation bans police chokeholds and no-knock warrants, requires data collection on police encounters and ends qualified immunity. Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife, misused office including making staff edit her dad's Wikipedia page

Summary List Placement Elaine Chao, the former transportation secretary under Trump and wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, was cited by the Inspector General for... Read more ...

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

ALBANY, N.Y. - A high-ranking Democrat in the New York Legislature and a lawyer representing one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's accusers say the governor's office flouted its own rules... Read more ...

Alleged Proud Boy leader wins pretrial release

Alleged Proud Boy leader wins pretrial release

A federal judge in Washington has ordered the release of an alleged Proud Boys leader after declaring that the government had presented only “weak” evidence tying him to... Read more ...

Newsom confident MLB fans can return to California stadiums in April

Newsom confident MLB fans can return to California stadiums in April

OAKLAND - California fans can likely catch Major League Baseball games in person when the season begins in April, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The Democratic governor said... Read more ...