Pro-Trump rioters swarm the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Sources: Reuters, AFP)
Pro-Trump rioters swarm the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Sources: Reuters, AFP)

Headlines:

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms Capitol: The unprecedented day of unrest,  stoked by weeks of unproven allegations of election fraud by President Trump and his loyalists, prompted shocked condemnation worldwide. One woman was shot and killed and three other people died of medical causes, according to Capitol police. After Congress confirmed Biden's 306-232 electoral vote count, Trump said there would be an "orderly transition," though he still insisted the election was illegitimate. (Source: AP)

Former police condemn 'colossal' security failure at Capitol: "Our democracy is on the edge of a cliff," said former Secret Security director John Magaw. (Source: USA Today)

State, local officials condemn Capitol attack: Gov. Tom Wolf termed the attack an "attempted coup." Local state legislators condemned the violence. U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker said he was "horrified," though he and seven other Pennsylvania Congressmen voted against counting Pennsylvania's electors. (Source: LNP)

Pa. state Sen. Doug Mastriano under fire: Mastriano had organized a bus trip to the pro-Trump "Stop the Steal" rally that spun out of control. He said he didn't enter the Capitol on Wednesday, but some Democratic senators said he was complicit in sedition and should resign or be stripped of his leadership roles. (Source: ABC 27)

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