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Police confirm deaths in Capitol riots

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/07/21, 07:24 am

Four people died as rioters invaded the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Washington police Chief Robert Contee said. One woman was shot by Capitol Police, and three others had medical emergencies amid the chaos. Media reports identified the slain woman as Ashli Babbitt, a supporter of President Donald Trump and an Air Force veteran from Southern California.

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Democrats win both Georgia Senate seats

Elections | Warnock, Ossoff victories give Democrats control of Congress and White House
by Jamie Dean
Posted 1/06/21, 05:47 pm

As Congress prepared to tally Electoral College votes on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Democrats in Georgia declared victory in two Senate runoff elections that would deliver the Democratic Party a coveted trifecta: control of the presidency, the U.S. Senate, and the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Democrats clinch Senate control

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/06/21, 05:00 pm

The Associated Press called the second race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia for Democrat Jon Ossoff on Wednesday afternoon after Raphael Warnock claimed a victory for the state’s other seat early in the morning.

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