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Extremists Stormed The U.S. Capitol Wednesday. What's Next?

People climb the walls of the U.S. Capitol building.
Jose Luis Magana
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Associated Press
Pro-Trump extremists breeched security and broke into te U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday. How do we move forward?

On Wednesday afternoon, a mob of pro-Trump extremists occupied the nation's capitol in what President-elect Joe Biden called an "unprecedented assault" on American democracy. This hour, we talk with elected officials and government experts about how the country will move forward after Wednesday's events. 

Our guests are:

  • Patrick Leahy, Vermont U.S. Senator
  • Peter Welch, Vermont's U.S. Congressman
  • Linda Fowler, professor of government at Dartmouth College
  • Matt Dickinson, political science professor at Middlebury College

Broadcast live on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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