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Biden: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “We’ve learned again that democracy is precious. Because of you, democracy has prevailed,” Biden said, alluding to the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, which was incited by former President Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen election......

Biden’s inaugural address used the word ‘democracy’ more than any other president’s

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Joe Biden reacts as he prepares to deliver his inaugural address on the West Front of the US Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis | AFP | Getty Images Standing in the spot where......

Joe Biden is sworn in as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. became the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday, completing the most daunting power transfer in recent American history. Inaugurated in a fortified Washington under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, the 78-year-old Democrat took the oath of......

After Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, Ohio Congressmen Plot ‘Less Scary’ Way to Overthrow Democracy

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click to enlarge The terror is still fresh in Congressman Steve Chabot’s mind. The Cincinnati Republican recalls cowering under a desk on the House floor, weeping as urine streamed down his leg. Terrorists had stormed the Capitol. Though these were his people, he feared “it would turn into a Deliverance......

Klobuchar: Biden’s inauguration is the day ‘our democracy picks itself up’

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks during the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, the top Democrat on the Senate Rules Committee, said Wednesday’s inauguration was the day “our democracy......

National Guardsmen pulled from duty at inauguration over possible extremist ties

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here At least a dozen National Guard members have been removed from President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, with one of them having ties to right-wing extremist group. Jeff Pegues has the latest. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News......

UK says Biden confirmation shows U.S. democracy rejects violence

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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden arrives to introduce key members of his White House science team at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., January 16, 2021 REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Tuesday the confirmation of Joe Biden as the next president of the......

Kamala Harris makes history. Her swearing-in as vice president shows ‘strength of our democracy.’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY At noon, on Jan. 20, America will usher in a new administration.  Despite attempts by pro-Trump rioters (and the president himself) to overturn the electoral process, American democracy has prevailed. The swearing-in of the president-elect and vice......

CBS News poll finds Americans see democracy under threat

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live CBS News Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto shares the latest polling data as a new administration is poised to take office. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to......

Democracy under siege: How this week will be remembered

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Correspondent Lee Cowan puts the past week’s tumultuous events in Washington, D.C., including the violent storming of the U.S. Capitol Building, into perspective. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return......

CBS Evening News, January 7, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Fears of new attacks after rioters breach Capitol; Unsung heroes protect hallmark of democracy Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Capitol chaos was Donald Trump’s attempt to destroy American democracy

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY A desperate and demented Donald Trump got what he wanted Wednesday: A shameful disruption of America’s democratic process. As Congress convened to count Electoral College votes that would confirm Joe Biden as our nation’s next president, Trump encouraged his thuggish supporters to......

Google CEO says ‘lawlessness’ at U.S. Capitol ‘antithesis of democracy’

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FILE PHOTO: Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies remotely via videoconference during a U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power” in this screengrab made from video as the committee meets on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., July 29, 2020. U.S. House......

GOP effort to erase election endangers democracy: Sen. Michael Bennet

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Last weekend, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, led 10 other senators to announce they would follow Sen. Josh Hawley and vote to overturn Joe Biden’s election as president.  Obviously feeling heat from his boss, Vice President Mike Pence fell in line......

Trump’s Call Leaves Allies Fearful for American Democracy

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BRUSSELS — President Trump’s extraordinary, wheedling telephone call to state officials in Georgia seeking to overturn the election results there has shaken many Europeans — not so much for what it reveals about Mr. Trump himself, but for......

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