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Mob Storms Congress in Dark Day for America

"This is how a coup is started," said Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif. “This is how democracy dies.” America's vaunted democratic traditions took a body blow Wednesday when pro-Trump rioters overran the unprepared U.S. Capitol Police, smashing doors and windows and forcing members of Congress to flee. The mob roamed freely around the building for hours, repeating President Trump's lies about a "stolen election." When it was all over, four people were dead. Here's what we know so far.

Mob Storms Congress in Dark Day for America

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