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Pelosi's plan for commission to probe Capitol riot faces GOP resistance

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan to create a 9/11-style commission to investigate the January 6 US Capitol riot is facing skepticism and opposition from congressional Republicans warning that the outside probe should not become a vehicle to attack former President Donald Trump.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene has heated exchange with CNN reporter

While taking reporter questions after the House voted to remove her from committee assignments, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) refused to answer questions from CNN's Jessica Dean on specific remarks about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Bash: What you just saw from Pelosi was personal

Ahead of a House vote to strip freshman GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's from her congressional assignments, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Manu Raju that if any Democratic lawmakers threatened the safety of other members, she would not hesitate to strip them of committee assignments.

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The chief judge called rioters' actions an assault on democracy and ruled a man who was in Pelosi's office stays in jail as he awaits trial

The chief judge of the federal court in Washington scorched Capitol riot suspects during a hearing on Thursday, calling their actions an assault on American democracy and ruling that a man who had bragged about putting his feet on a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office should stay in jail as he awaits trial.

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Pelosi expected to send article of impeachment to Senate next week

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to send the House's impeachment article to the Senate next week, according to a source familiar with her thinking, which will kickstart the beginning of the trial, though Pelosi would not say publicly Friday when she will do so.

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Analysis: Why the longest-serving speaker in the country just admitted defeat

On Monday morning, Illinois State House Speaker Mike Madigan made a stunning announcement: He would no longer try to get the 60 votes he needs to be elected to the post he has held almost continually since he first won it in 1983. Madigan represents one of the last vestiges of the old party boss system -- a man not terribly well-known outside of the city of Chicago but someone who, arguably, wields more influence than any other single figure in this massive Midwestern state.

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