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Protesters enter the Senate Chamber on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Congress held a joint session that day to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Pro-Trump extremists entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation’s capital. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.