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Oath Keepers' Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Nov. 29, 2022 21:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. A...

Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Oath Keepers sedition case

Nov. 28, 2022 17:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury weighed seditious conspiracy charges against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates for a second day without reaching a verdict Monday in a high-stakes trial stemming from the U.S. Capitol attack. Jurors are expected to resume their...

Montana man gets 3 years in prison for role in Capitol riot

Nov. 23, 2022 14:39 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who was among the first people to illegally enter the U.S. Capitol while Congress was certifying President Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election has been sentenced to just over three years in federal prison. Joshua Hughes of East Helena was...

Today in History: November 16, Oklahoma wins statehood

Nov. 16, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2022. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 16, 1914, the newly created Federal Reserve Banks opened in 12 cities. On this date: ...