U.S. House OKs commission to probe Capitol attack, but McConnell objections may doom it

Rep. Steve Scalise criticizes idea, but Sen. Bill Cassidy ‘inclined to support it’

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Louisiana's Election Integrity Commission folds after two meetings

The lie that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election led to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, led by a mob of pro-Trump supporters who tried to stop lawmakers from voting to certify the Electoral College votes (Photo by Alex Kent)

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Jane Norman
Jane Norman

As the Washington Bureau Chief of States Newsroom, Jane directs national coverage, managing staff and freelance reporters in the nation’s capital and assigning and editing state-specific daily and enterprise stories. Jane is a veteran of more than three decades in journalism. Before coming to States Newsroom, she edited news coverage of national education policy and the congressional budget and appropriations process for Politico.

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