Capitol Police Call for More Security, Prompting Debate Over How Far to Go

The Capitol Police, Washington’s mayor and lawmakers are weighing options for permanent fencing around Congress and bigger forces to respond to continuing threats. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Troops Flood a Rattled Washington Ahead of the Biden Inauguration

The federal government has deemed the inauguration a “National Special Security Event,” as far-right groups threaten more armed demonstrations. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Police Reassess Security for Inauguration and Demonstrations After Capitol Attack

In the wake of last week’s assault on the Capitol, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser of Washington called for officials to expedite security preparations for the inauguration. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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How a String of Failures Led to the Capitol Siege

Poor planning among a constellation of government agencies and a restive crowd encouraged by President Trump set the stage for the unthinkable. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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The 51st State? Washington Revisits an Uphill Cause With New Fervor

District of Columbia statehood has long been out of reach. Proponents hope Democratic control of the federal government and the security issues raised over the past week could change that. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Leader of Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, Is Arrested as DC Braces for Protests

About 340 National Guard troops are expected to deploy in support of local law enforcement before demonstrations against the election results. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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