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U.S. House GOP spending bills falter as Congress struggles to avoid a shutdown

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(Colorado Newsline) U.S. Senate Democrats said Tuesday they are preparing their own short-term spending bill that they believe will garner bipartisan support, a decision that could stave off a partial government shutdown -- and as House Republicans failed to advance two spending bills.

The Senate move would work as long as the House votes to approve whatever measures the Senate comes up with, but it's unclear what's going to pass in the deeply divided House.

Judge sentences former Proud Boys leader to 22 years in prison for January 6 attack

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(The Center Square) - A judge sentenced the former leader of the Proud Boys to 22 years in prison for seditious conspiracy and other charges related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol January 6, 2021.

Prosecutors said his actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress that was in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral votes for the 2020 presidential election.