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FBI finds contact between proud boys member and Trump associate before riot

A member of the far-right nationalist Proud Boys was in communication with a person associated with the White House in the days just before the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation.

Highlights: What’s changed in the Senate’s virus relief bill

Senate Democrats came out with their version of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. A look at some of the major changes in the bill now being considered by the Senate versus what passed the House last week.

Democratic Senator Sinema votes against raising federal minimum wage with a big thumbs down

Kyrsten Sinema wasn’t the sole Democratic senator who voted against the proposal. Seven others who did include Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire.

A midlevel member of the Trump State Dept. has been arrested on charges related to the Capitol attack

Federico Klein is the first member of the Trump administration to face criminal charges in connection with the storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.

House impeachment manager sues Trump, allies over riot

The California Democrat’s suit, filed in federal court in Washington, alleges a conspiracy to violate civil rights, along with negligence, inciting a riot and inflicting emotional distress.

Analysis

Governors of both parties are increasingly following politics and not science in reopening

Those the most aggressive about reopening just happen to be the ones facing political peril.

Quiet and low profile, Mike Donilon is Biden’s White House ‘wise man’

Mike Donilon is not well known outside of Washington and his hometown of Providence. But he shepherds and fortifies Joe Biden’s message to the outside world while keeping the White House internally focused on what matters most to the president.

Highlights: What’s changed in the Senate’s virus relief bill

Senate Democrats came out with their version of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. A look at some of the major changes in the bill now being considered by the Senate versus what passed the House last week.