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The Mob Is Gone, but the Crisis of the Republican Party Has Only Begun; By Amy Davidson Sorkin

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The debate on Arizona became a venue for senators to also address the violence. Michael Bennet, Co.,invoked the fall of the Roman Republic, with “armed gangs” who “ran through the streets,” & asked that the election results be received with “the biggest bipartisan vote we can.” He added, “Every single member of this Senate knows this election wasn’t stolen.” Dick Durbin, Ill., remembered Lincoln’s struggles &victories. Cory Booker,N.J.,, noted that both during the War of 1812 and this week, the forces attacking the capital were “waving flags to a sole sovereign”—one a British King and the other an American President who has forgotten what the limits on that office are, and has built a cult of personality." But e ven after the storming of the Capitol, a group of senators & a majority of the Republican caucus in the House still voted to disenfranchise millions of their fellow-Americans."

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