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INSURRECTION: ONE YEAR LATER
Seven residents of Brevard County — where cruelty and violence are fixtures of "Make America Great Again" politics — have been arrested since Jan. 6, 2021.
In 232 years of elections, Trump became the first loser to try to overthrow the republic to remain in power, but remains the Republican Party’s leader anyway.
Members of Congress recalled the trauma of being at the Capitol as it was stormed — and urged the passage of legislation to protect voting rights.
Leaders stayed away from the Capitol, ceding the party's message to Trump loyalists Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Who planted those pipe bombs? That and other mysteries persist one year after the deadly riot.
Senate Democrats have so far sat on the sidelines during an epic battle over the fairness of American elections — endangering American democracy.
HuffPost talked to some of the lawmakers and staffers who were captured in widely shared pictures about what the past year has been like for them.
The U.S. Capitol riot now serves a dramatic purpose to inspire action to prepare for the next attempt to overturn an election.
The first pipe bomb was found on Jan. 6 by luck. The two devices served to divert police resources away from the ensuing Capitol violence.
The storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob still haunts some officers, no matter how many days have passed.
Nearly all of the 147 Republicans who voted to reject the 2020 presidential election results also won't say if they regret that vote, which was based on a lie.
THE HUNT FOR THE RIOTERS
Nine months after the Jan. 6 attack, the FBI has nabbed a quarter of the estimated 2,500 potential Capitol defendants.
A HuffPost investigation found that multiple men arrested for the U.S. Capitol insurrection have restraining orders against them over domestic violence accusations.
Danny "DJ" Rodriguez brawled with cops, tried to smash out a Capitol window, and assaulted a police officer on Jan. 6. He’s still at large.
Matthew Purse was one of the most malevolent characters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. The horrifying extent of his extremism has gone unreported, until now.
Andrew Taake was arrested for pepper-spraying and attacking police officers with a whip at the U.S. Capitol. Here's how a Bumble dating app user reeled him in.
Less than 24 hours after a Capitol rioter was identified by online sleuths as a Capitol Hill chiropractor, the family of the late Officer Jeff Smith filed a lawsuit.
The highly controversial tool isn’t just for the feds anymore. Online sleuths are quietly using it to hunt for rioters — like the man they've dubbed #NaziGrayHat.
Robert Scott Palmer assaulted police with a fire extinguisher on Jan. 6 — and he’s still at large. Meet one of the online sleuths working to change that.
The FBI has arrested Logan Barnhart, whom online sleuths dubbed "CatSweat," with the help of the Sedition Hunters community.
Capitol rioter Robert Scott Palmer, known to online sleuths as #FloridaFlagJacket, was arrested by the FBI 12 days after he was named in a HuffPost story.
James Mault was caught on film attacking officers during the Jan. 6 attack and lost his civilian job. So he rejoined the military while under FBI investigation.
Danny Rodriguez was arrested by the FBI after a HuffPost story named him as the rioter who drove a stun gun into Mike Fanone's neck.
THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY
Through a bevy of bills and rule changes, Georgia Republicans are trying to codify the essential goal of the Jan. 6 riots: a rigged system in which Democrats can’t win elections.
Don't forget the names of these GOP lawmakers who chose Donald Trump over American democracy. Twice.
The junior senator from Missouri has been saying he waved to peaceful demonstrators who had nothing to do with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Secretary of state contests are in the 2022 spotlight as Trump continues to undermine American democracy. None may be bigger than Georgia’s.
The Republican Party is increasingly in thrall to the myth that propelled the insurrection. What next?
"Nothing, truly nothing, has prepared me to address those elected members of our government who continue to deny the events of that day," said Officer Michael Fanone.
Raffensperger's primary campaign, against a promoter of Trump’s lies, offers a view of the GOP’s anti-democratic future.
Josh Hawley’s legislation isn’t even about patriotism. It’s about pandering and whitewashing American history.
Bills in the House and Senate might clarify the Electoral Count Act of 1887 to prevent a repeat of Jan. 6.
“I just think that day is too freighted with anxiety and anger," the Maine senator said.
Texas Democrats who fled their state want Senate leaders to work through the August recess and speed up efforts to pass federal voting rights legislation.
In his 2015 book, Derrick Van Orden also bragged about the time he exposed a man's enlarged "ball sack" to two unsuspecting women.