Category Archives: Democracy

Right-wing extremists vow to return to Washington for Joe Biden’s inauguration

Anna Schecter of NBC News – In the wake of Wednesday’s riot at the Capitol, Trump supporters with extremist views feel emboldened and are vowing to return to Washington for the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20. “Many of … Continue reading

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Republican Attorneys General Association Sent Robocalls Urging the March to the Capitol

Laura Strickler and Lisa Cavazuti of NBC News – “At 1 p.m., we will march to the Capitol building and call on Congress to stop the steal,” said the voice on the recording, which was obtained by NBC News. An arm of … Continue reading

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Facing Backlash, Republicans Confront Trump’s Effect on Their Party

Catie Edmondson of the New York Times – When a distraught constituent accosted her on Tuesday night at a restaurant in the nation’s capital, Representative Nancy Mace confronted an impossible task that sprang from President Trump’s false promises: getting them … Continue reading

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The rotting of the Republican mind

David Brooks in the Palm Beach Post – In a recent Monmouth University survey, 77% of Donald Trump’s backers said Joe Biden had won the presidential election because of fraud. Many of these same people think climate change is not … Continue reading

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After Trump, will the presidency recede a bit for Americans?

Ted Anthony, director of digital innovation for The Associated Press – Calvin Coolidge, known by some as “Silent Cal” during his time in the White House, used his autobiography to live up to his nickname. “The words of a president,” … Continue reading

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