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U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi pauses for a moment of silence alongside fellow lawmakers and congressional staff members as they participate in a prayer vigil Jan. 6, 2022, to commemorate the anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Anna Moneymaker/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.