More than 21,000 Guard members from 50 states headed to D.C., and numbers may grow

Colorado expected to send a force of at least 200

By: - January 15, 2021 2:08 pm

Members of the National Guard prepare to distribute weapons outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 14, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Security has been increased throughout Washington following the breach of the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday, and leading up to the Presidential Inauguration. (Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Colorado Newsline. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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