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By adamg - 1/13/21 - 10:16 am

The Globe interviews Massachusetts members of Congress and their aides on what they experienced in the failed fascist putsch, including Sarah Groh, Rep. Ayanna Pressley's chief of staff: Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 12:17 am

Snopes, which Knows Things, reports Kevin Greeson of Alabama didn't even make it into the Capitol - he was outside when he simply keeled over and died of a heart attack. According to his wife:

Any claims that he “tasered his balls while stealing a painting” could not be “farther from the truth."

By adamg - 1/11/21 - 8:43 pm

Associated Press reports the Patriots coach says, no, he won't accept an award due to events of the past week.

By adamg - 1/9/21 - 11:12 pm

Cambridge Day reports Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and city councilors expressed alarm today at tweets by Jessica Turner, a board member of a city affordable-housing trust fund who went to Washington earlier this week and at one point tweeted "We have breached the steps." Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/21 - 9:35 pm

When the MetroWest Daily News interviewed Sue Ianni after she returned from Washington the other day, she declined to say whether she had actually marched on the Capitol, let alone took part in a would-be putsch that left five people dead. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/21 - 10:32 pm

UMass Memorial Medical Center reported this evening that one of its caregivers who may have stormed the Capitol during the failed coup attempt "is no longer a part of our organization." Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/21 - 12:33 pm

Update: One UMass employee no longer has a job.

UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester tweeted this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 12:03 am

Keiko Zoll reports that among the Trumpists in Washington hoping to watch the Reichstag burn today was Diana Ploss, the angry screaming lady with the iPhone whose specialty is getting in people's faces to try to provoke them - like parents with little kids at BLM rallies. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/21 - 3:31 pm

At 2:44 p.m., US Sen. Ed Markey reported:

I and my staff are safe, sheltering in place, and following the guidance and protocols of Capitol Police.

He added: Read more.

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