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Britt dominates fundraising in Alabama Senate race

Oct. 18, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Katie Boyd Britt has piled up a significant cash advantage over Trump-backed Rep. Mo Brooks and other candidates in the Alabama race for U.S. Senate. Britt, the former chief of staff to retiring Sen. Richard Shelby, is seeking to fill his seat in...

Capitol rally seeks to rewrite Jan. 6 by exalting rioters

Sep. 13, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — First, some blamed the deadly Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol on left-wing antifa antagonists, a theory quickly debunked. Then came comparisons of the rioters to peaceful protesters or even tourists. Now, allies of former President Donald Trump are...

House asks companies to save Jan. 6 phone, computer records

Aug. 30, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is asking social media and telecommunications companies to preserve phone or computer records for hundreds of people who were potentially involved with efforts to “challenge, delay or...

Brooks seeks immunity in Capitol violence lawsuit

Aug. 05, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks is asking a federal judge to grant him immunity from a lawsuit accusing him of helping to incite violence at the U.S. Capitol, arguing he was performing his job duties when he spoke at a rally on Jan. 6. In a...

DOJ won't defend Brooks in lawsuit over Capitol violence

Jul. 28, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice won’t help defend U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama against a civil lawsuit that claims he helped to incite the Jan. 6 violence at the Capitol. In a court filing Tuesday, the Justice Department...