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Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Leader and D.C. Power Broker, Dies at 85

After graduating from law school in 1960, he became a law clerk to Donald Hollowell, who had a busy one-man civil rights practice in Atlanta.…

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What Trump, San Francisco and the Deer in My Backyard Have in Common

Why not, it asked? More and more, Republican members of the House were being elected from gerrymandered districts drawn up by Republican state legislators from…

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Blue Lives Matter Is Over

Blue Lives Matter is officially dead. People may continue to chant and post the slogan, but it is dead. Senate Republicans killed it last week…

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Did the Proud Boys Help Coordinate the Capitol Riot? Yes, U.S. Suggests

And yet, prosecutors say, in late December, Mr. Tarrio, apparently planning for a pro-Trump “Save America” rally in Washington on Jan. 6, posted a message…

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Eugenio Martínez, Last of the Watergate Burglars, Dies at 98

They were led by James W. McCord Jr., a security coordinator for the Nixon campaign whose confession to the judge just before his sentencing precipitated…

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People Died at the Capitol. Can Rioters be Charged?

States have wide variance in what their felony murder laws require. Some say that the death must have been foreseeable or committed “in furtherance of”…

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Eleanor Holmes Norton Calls for Sledding on Capitol Grounds to Be Allowed

WASHINGTON — As inches of snow pile up during Washington’s biggest winter storm in two years, there is one place that won’t be seeing any…

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