U.S. Capitol under lockdown after pro-Trump mob storms inside

By: and - January 6, 2021 1:57 pm
A protester holds a flag in support of President Donald Trump inside the U.S. Capitol building near the Senate chamber in Washington, D.C. Congress held a joint session Wednesday to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over Trump. A group of GOP senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A man holds a flag in support of President Donald Trump inside the U.S. Capitol building near the Senate chamber in Washington, D.C. Congress held a joint session Wednesday to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College win over Trump. A group of GOP senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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