The session starts just a month after lawmakers met for a tense special session to redraw Georgia’s political maps.
Multiple state capitols have received threats that led to evacuations or lockdowns as police investigated, but no evidence of dangerous items has been found. Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi and Montana were among the states that evacuated their capitols.
Richard Barnett became one of the faces of the Jan. 6 riot by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, and the judge said in announcing the sentence that Barnett seemed to enjoy the notoriety.
Democratic lawmakers in the Georgia House held an informal hearing last week on how to manage the end of a temporary federal policy that kept over 2 million people in Georgia on Medicaid since the start of the pandemic.
A federal judge on Wednesday acquitted a New Mexico man of misdemeanor charges that he illegally entered the U.S. Capitol and engaged in disorderly conduct during last year's riot.
The District of Columbia is seeking damages from the two far-right groups for allegedly conspiring to terrorize the city with the violent attack on Jan. 6.
Depending on who you talk to, the steel black fence either provides much-needed additional protection or is an unnecessary waste of taxpayers’ dollars that sends the wrong message to the public. The governor is said to be happy with the project he pushed through last fall, but Democratic lawmakers have criticized the barrier as an overreaction to perceived threats.
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol issued a wave of record requests to eight federal agencies, including any communications by Rudy Giuliani and Ivanka Trump.
Paul Hodgkins pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing an official proceeding. He is the second person to plead guilty in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Racial justice protesters and many who stormed the U.S. Capitol are being charged with civil disorder, under the 1968 Civil Obedience Act. Some argue that the law is unconstitutional.
Federal investigators continue to make arrests into the insurrection at the Capitol months after the siege.
Police fatally shot the suspect they say rammed a car into a barrier and then lunged at officers with a knife. One officer was killed, and another was injured.
The record shows at least eight months of incendiary statements from then-President Trump and others close to him leading up to the insurrection at the Capitol.
Some 25,000 National Guard members are in the city where insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol just two weeks ago.
More than two dozen off-duty officers attended the pro-Trump rally. Many celebrated on social media at the time. But now they could face federal charges and find themselves out of a job.