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GOP plots onslaught of Biden probes in the run-up to 2024

Members of the far right are already agitating to launch impeachment proceedings against President Joe Biden if the GOP is in power in Congress next year. Some leading Republicans want to spotlight former President Donald Trump's false claims of voter fraud. And key House and Senate Republicans are vowing to probe the security failures surrounding last year's January 6 attack on the US Capitol -- and turn the attention to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Opinion: Mike Pence may soon face a fateful choice

Former Vice President Mike Pence may soon face a big decision. The commission investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol by Trump loyalists intent on overturning the 2020 election, is considering asking for his testimony.

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Opinion: Even Canadians fear US democracy could end soon

"The United States is coming to an end. The question is how." Those are the jarring opening lines of Canadian author Stephen Marche's new book, "The Next Civil War: Dispatches from the American Future." Released the same week as the anniversary of the January 6 attack on our Capitol that signaled how dangerous our political polarization has become, Marche's book shares different scenarios of how the United States could collapse.

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Opinion: Biden assumes role of America's democracy warrior

President Joe Biden, marking the anniversary of the January 6 attack at the US Capitol, delivered the most powerful, blistering speech of his presidency thus far, signaling a stark shift in his approach to the nation's ongoing crisis of democracy.

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Lancaster County's politics over the past year shows how Trump's election lies morphed into anger that overshadowed local issues

The day after the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, three local Republican officials in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County announced they were leaving the GOP.  Among them was Ethan Demme, a lifelong conservative who had previously served as the youngest Republican Party chairman in this deeply red corner of southeast Pennsylvania. 

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The question the GOP must answer about January 6

In the weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attack, then President George W. Bush famously stood on the floor of a joint session of Congress and declared to the nations of the world: "Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists." As we approach the one-year anniversary of the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, Dean Obeidallah writes that is the very question we all should pose to any GOP elected official who still downplays the assault or supports the election lie that led to the violence.

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Opinion: Donald Trump's influence is fading

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the first anniversary of the January 6 attack on the US Capitol would be a day reserved for solemn reflection. Former President Donald Trump, however, seems to think it should be a day we all pay attention to him. He plans to mark it with one of his favorite indulgences: a press conference where he'll likely repeat lies about the election he lost and attack fellow Republicans who disagree with him.

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After 50 rioters sentenced for Jan. 6, a debate over what justice looks like

Of the 50-plus defendants who have been sentenced for their role in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, fewer than half were sent to jail for their crimes. Most received an assortment of lesser penalties, including brief terms of house arrest, a couple years of probation, four-figure fines or court-ordered community service, according to a CNN analysis.

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