Politics

Photos Of The Capitol Building Insurrection

Lawmakers were escorted to safety Wednesday afternoon.

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A little after 1 p.m. on Jan. 6, as Congress was set to convene to certify states’ electoral college votes for President-elect Joseph R. Biden, a group of armed insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol building, the Associated Press reports.

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