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By Casey Kuhn, Julia Griffin
A statue commissioned by the state of Florida honoring Mary McLeod Bethune has been unveiled in the U.S. Capitol. She's the first African American to represent a state in Statuary Hall.
By Michael Warren, Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
2021 marks the fifth edition of the gingerbread model and the first time it's been back within the walls of the Capitol since 2019.
By Dan Cooney
Tuesday marks six months since a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6 in an attempt to stop the certification of President Joe Biden's election win. Judy Woodruff and Lisa Desjardins take a deeper look at the investigations…
By Lisa Desjardins
In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden signed the new COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that passed Congress with bipartisan support. The U.S. House of Representatives approved nearly $2 billion to increase security at the Capitol in the wake of the…
By Lisa Desjardins, Tess Conciatori
Congress on Tuesday sent to President Joe Biden's desk a bill to combat the recent rise in hate crimes, including against Asian Americans and people of Pacific Islander descent. It's a rare moment of bipartisanship in a Capitol increasingly gridlocked…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Kim Potter, the former police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright outside Minneapolis was charged with second-degree manslaughter. Then, a scathing new report blames the leadership of the Capitol Police for a raft of failures…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The latest deadly breach of the Capitol’s perimeter on Friday could delay the gradual reopening of the building’s grounds to the public just as lawmakers were eyeing a return to more normal security measures after the Jan. 6 riot.
While seven Republicans in the Senate crossed party lines to convict former President Trump, the majority of the party, including Leader McConnell who delivered a scathing rebuke of the former President and his role in the insurrection, voted to acquit…
Former President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial begins on Tuesday, with Democrats, who have 50 seats in addition to VP Harris’s vote, gearing up to convict him of inciting the Capitol insurrection. Meanwhile, President Biden is focusing on his $1.9 trillion…
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