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Capitol Hill Ceremony held for Officer Sicknick

21 days 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

21 days 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

21 days 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

21 days 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

21 days 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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