Stories tagged: "US Capitol"


Rep. Matt Maddock (R-Milford) attends the State of the State address in 2020.
Far-Right Conspiracy Group ‘Milford Conservatives Matter’ Includes State Rep. Maddock

Michigan Democrats want to censure and investigate Rep. Maddock, while the calls for his expulsion from the Legislature continue to mount.

Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist opens the states Electoral College session at the state Capitol, December 14, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. - Joe Biden's US election victory was set for formal confirmation by the Electoral College, further closing the door on angry efforts by President Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 vote.
Here’s How Michigan Could Help End the Electoral College

An archaic system that has for centuries held back true democracy in the United States has now fueled violence in the halls of the Capitol itself.

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Three Michigan Reps Have Blood on Their Hands From Their Votes to Overturn Election Results

As the dust settled on Capitol Hill, three Michigan Republicans voted to reject the election results—including their own victories.

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Meet MI Leaders: How State Sen. Jeremy Moss Is Taking On the 2021 Meaning of Safety

Starting his tenth year in public service, the only Jewish and LGBTQ state Senator in Michigan opens up about the rise in political violence.

A Trump supporter is tended to by a police officer while suffering the effects of chemical agents used to disperse crows after protesters stormed the grounds the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Trump’s Tough Stance on Black Lives Matter Protesters Disappears for White Terrorists

Wednesday's uprising drove home a painful and obvious point: Police exercise a level of moderation when facing whites that is hardly ever extended to people of color.

Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The demonstration turned violent and deadly. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
What Is the 25th Amendment and Why Are Folks Calling for It to Be Invoked After the Capitol Chaos?

“I don’t know where his Cabinet has been all this time, but it’s long overdue for the 25th Amendment because this man is no longer capable of serving the United States of America."

TOPSHOT - Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest inside the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
‘Democracy Has to Keep Going’: Michigan Rep. Speaks as Pro-Trump Terrorists Storm the US Capitol

Michigan's elected leaders continue to shelter in an undisclosed location in the Capitol complex during the unfolding crisis in Washington.