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Though a bill to remove Confederate statues and other markers from the Capitol passed the House of Representatives with some bipartisan support, writes Nicole Hemmer, the debate over it shows that this broader controversy is about far more than history. She argues the statues in the Capitol must be understood that way, too: as markers of a racist past AND as embodiments -- through their continued presence in our halls of government -- of a racist present. ...
The House of Representatives voted 222-190 in favor of creating a commission on looking into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger were the only Republicans in favor. ...
New York Times Congressional reporter Luke Broadwater, former Senator Claire McCaskill, and White House editor Politico discuss the next steps to investigate 1/6 after the House voted to establish a select committee ...
Fox News host Chris Wallace confronted a Republican lawmaker Sunday over whether Republicans — not Democrats — are responsible for defunding the police.Interestingly, Wallace's line of questioning followed an interview with a White House official who made that exact accusation: that Republicans shou... ...

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