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New evidence reveals coordination between Oath Keepers, Three Percenters on Jan. 6

Evidence reviewed by NBC News shows a new connection between the Oath Keepers and a group of Three Percenters from California charged in connection with Jan. 6.
Image: Members of the Oath Keepers on the East Front of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Image: Members of the Oath Keepers on the East Front of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Guilty plea in plot to firebomb California Democratic headquarters

Ian Benjamin Rogers pleaded guilty to conspiring to destroy a building by fire or explosives, possessing an explosive device and possessing a machine gun.
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Outside the NRA convention: Fury. Inside, a celebration and defense of guns goes on.

While NRA members browsed aisles of AR-15 inspired merchandise, children held signs reading “How many more kids?” and “Am I next?” 
Protesters shout at attendees of the NRA annual meeting in Houston on Friday.
Protesters shout at attendees of the NRA annual meeting in Houston on Friday.

Ohio GOP wins favorable state voting maps, flouting reform attempts

Ohio voters created a bipartisan redistricting commission, but Republicans on the panel refused to support non-GOP map proposals. The strategy proved successful.
Voters Cast Ballots In Ohio Primary
Voters Cast Ballots In Ohio Primary

Jury begins deliberations for Clinton campaign lawyer charged with lying to FBI

Prosecutors contend Michael Sussmann misled the FBI by not revealing he was working for Clinton's 2016 campaign when he passed on suspicious information about Donald Trump.
Michael Sussman, a lawyer linked to the Democrats, arrives for his trial at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on May 25, 2022.
Michael Sussman, a lawyer linked to the Democrats, arrives for his trial at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on May 25, 2022.

Federal judge dismisses Trump's bid to block N.Y. attorney general's tax fraud probe

Judge Brenda K. Sannes said the former president failed to show that the investigation into his company's finances was politically motivated.
Image: Donald J. Trump at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 26, 2022 in Orlando, Fla.
Image: Donald J. Trump at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 26, 2022 in Orlando, Fla.

Jan. 6 rioter convicted after telling jurors he’s an ‘idiot’ who didn’t know Congress met at Capitol

Timothy Hale-Cusanelli, who previously dressed as Hitler, was convicted on all five counts he faced, including a felony charge of obstruction of an official proceeding.
Image: Timothy Hale Cusanelli
Image: Timothy Hale Cusanelli

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to skip NRA convention, return to Uvalde, instead

The Republican governor, who had been scheduled to speak at the NRA event, said he will return to Uvalde, where 19 children and two adults were killed at an elementary school.
Image: Greg Abbott
Image: Greg Abbott

5 GOP candidates blocked from Michigan governor's primary over alleged false signatures

James Craig, who is leading polls in the Republican race to challenge Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, is among those who have been disqualified. He plans to file an immediate appeal.
Empty voting booths are seen in Flint, Mich., at the Berston Fieldhouse polling place on Nov. 3, 2020.
Empty voting booths are seen in Flint, Mich., at the Berston Fieldhouse polling place on Nov. 3, 2020.

DOJ again declines to charge former FBI agents in Nassar case after new review

The Justice Department said that after a “careful re-review” of evidence gathered in the investigation it will not pursue a criminal case against the two men.
Larry Nassar stands as he is sentenced by Judge Janice Cunningham for three counts of criminal sexual assault in Eaton County Circuit Court on Feb. 5, 2018, in Charlotte, Mich.
Larry Nassar stands as he is sentenced by Judge Janice Cunningham for three counts of criminal sexual assault in Eaton County Circuit Court on Feb. 5, 2018, in Charlotte, Mich.

Biden and first lady to visit Uvalde on Sunday and meet with victims’ families

The president and first lady Jill Biden will also meet with community leaders in the rural Texas town after a mass shooting left 21 dead, including 19 elementary school students.
President Joe Biden Signs Executive Order on Accountable Poilicing
President Joe Biden Signs Executive Order on Accountable Poilicing